Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shadow, silhouette, phantom
Kun:
かげ
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
464 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 影響 【エイキョウ】 influence, effect, to influence, to affect, to have an influence on, to impact, to have an effect on
  • 影響力 【エイキョウリョク】 influence, clout, leverage
  • 遺影 【イエイ】 portrait of deceased person
  • 投影 【トウエイ】 projection

Kun reading compounds

  • 影 【かげ】 shadow, silhouette, figure, shape, reflection, image, ominous sign, light (stars, moon), trace, shadow (of one's former self)
  • 陰口 【かげぐち】 malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back
  • 夕影 【ゆうかげ】 light of the setting sun, figure lit by the evening sun
  • 月影 【げつえい】 moonlight, moon, moonbeams

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying3
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • sombra
  • silueta
  • forma
  • parte contraria
  • reverso

Portuguese

  • sombra
  • silhueta
  • fantasma

French

  • ombre portée
  • silhouette
  • fantôme
1017 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
630 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1594 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
929 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1276 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2357 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
854 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
873 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1022 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
619 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2381 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1728 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10019 Morohashi
1889 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 New Nelson (John Haig)
1712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
494 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1758 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3860 2001 Kanji
3j12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-3 SKIP code
6292.2 Four corner code
1-17-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f71 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
back, amidst, in, reverse, inside, palm, sole, rear, lining, wrong side
Kun:
うら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
812 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 裏 【リ】 in (e.g. secret), with (e.g. success)
  • 裏面 【ウラメン】 back (side), reverse, other side, inside, background, dark side (e.g. of society), behind the scenes, beneath the surface
  • 内裏 【ダイリ】 imperial palace, festival dolls representing the emperor and the empress
  • 影裏 【エイリ】 shade

Kun reading compounds

  • 裏 【うら】 opposite side, bottom, other side, side hidden from view, undersurface, reverse side, rear, back, behind, lining, inside, in the shadows, behind the scenes, offstage, behind (someone's) back, more (to something than meets the eye), hidden side (e.g. of one's personality), unknown circumstances, different side, proof, opposite (of a prediction, common sense, etc.), contrary, inverse (of a hypothesis, etc.), bottom (of an inning), last half (of an inning)
  • 裏方 【うらかた】 someone working behind-the-scenes, scene shifter, lady consort (to a high personage)
  • 舞台裏 【ぶたいうら】 offstage, backstage, behind the scenes
  • 口裏 【くちうら】 determining a speaker's true or hidden meaning, determining a speaker's intentions from his manner of speech, divining good or bad luck from listening to someone

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • reverso
  • opuesto
  • parte interior
  • en esa situación
  • interior

Portuguese

  • costas
  • no meio de
  • em
  • inverter
  • interior
  • palma
  • atrás
  • forro
  • lado errado

French

  • arrière
  • revers
  • verso
  • intérieur
  • semelle
  • paume
  • envers
  • doublure
  • mauvais côté
1002 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
992 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
755 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
327 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1076 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
883 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2176 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
273 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
273 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
436 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1627 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2652 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1354 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
406 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34294 Morohashi
2138 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5462 New Nelson (John Haig)
399 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
426 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
969 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
465 2001 Kanji
2j11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-11 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
1-46-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88cf Unicode hex code