Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
duty, war, campaign, drafted labor, office, service, role
On:
ヤクエキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
315 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 役 【ヤク】 role, assignment, responsibility, duty, function, job, service, position (of responsibility), post, office, part (in a play, film, etc.), role, character, scoring combination (in mahjong, card games, etc.), meld, hand, yaku
  • 役員 【ヤクイン】 director, executive, officer, official, person in charge
  • 悪役 【アクヤク】 villain, baddie, the villain's part
  • 大役 【タイヤク】 important task, important role, great duty, important mission, major part (in a film, play, etc.), leading role, high-scoring combination
  • 役 【エキ】 war, campaign, battle, unpaid work (ritsuryo system), forced labor
  • 役務 【エキム】 labor, labour, service
  • 荷役 【ニエキ】 handling cargo, loading and unloading
  • 就役 【シュウエキ】 placed in commission, entering servitude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちゃく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • oficio
  • deber
  • servicio
  • papel
  • (guerra)

Portuguese

  • dever
  • guerra
  • campanha
  • esboço
  • escritório
  • serviço
  • papel

French

  • rôle
  • fonctions
  • guerre
  • campagne
  • corvée
  • poste
  • service
324 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
419 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
397 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
315 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1598 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
171 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
519 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
368 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
375 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
376 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
609 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
620 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
288 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
217 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
893 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10057 Morohashi
244 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1726 New Nelson (John Haig)
884 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
949 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
266 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
290 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2068 2001 Kanji
3i4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
2724.7 Four corner code
1-44-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f79 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
body
Parts:
somebody, person, one's station in life
Kun:
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
320 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 心身 【シンシン】 mind and body
  • 身障者 【シンショウシャ】 (physically) disabled person, person with a physical disability
  • 終身 【シュウシン】 the whole life
  • 等身 【トウシン】 body proportions

Kun reading compounds

  • 身 【み】 body, oneself, one's place, one's position, main part, meat (as opposed to bone, skin, etc.), wood (as opposed to bark), blade (as opposed to its handle), container (as opposed to its lid)
  • 身動き 【みうごき】 moving about, stirring about
  • 肩身 【かたみ】 shoulders, body, honour, honor, prestige, face
  • 細身 【ほそみ】 narrow, thin (sized), slender

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shen1, juan1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • cuerpo
  • uno mismo
  • posición

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa
  • fase da vida

French

  • individu
  • personne
  • situation sociale
255 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
339 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
323 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
331 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4601 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
791 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
937 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
546 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
59 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
394 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1768 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4368 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2213 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2977 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1256 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38034 Morohashi
3553 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5928 New Nelson (John Haig)
1248 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1337 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
174 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
285 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
847 2001 Kanji
0a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2740.0 Four corner code
1-31-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8eab Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
962 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 屈折 【クッセツ】 bending, curving, twisting, turning, winding, warping (of feelings, logic, etc.), distortion, twisting, refraction, inflection
  • 折伏 【シャクブク】 preaching down, breaking down somebody's false beliefs through confrontation (in order to convert them to the right faith)

Kun reading compounds

  • 折る 【おる】 to break, to fracture, to break off, to snap off, to pick (e.g. flowers), to fold, to bend, to make (origami), to interrupt, to end
  • 折 【おり】 opportunity, chance, occasion, time, folding, fold, pleat, crease, small food box (wooden or cardboard), folding in ... (two, three, etc.), counter for folded items, counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
  • 折り合い 【おりあい】 agreement (e.g. business, dispute), understanding, compromise, settlement, mutual relations (between family members, coworkers, etc.)
  • 折々 【おりおり】 occasionally, now and then, from time to time
  • 指折り 【ゆびおり】 leading, prominent, eminent, foremost, distinguished, counting on one's fingers
  • 折 【おり】 opportunity, chance, occasion, time, folding, fold, pleat, crease, small food box (wooden or cardboard), folding in ... (two, three, etc.), counter for folded items, counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
  • 折り合い 【おりあい】 agreement (e.g. business, dispute), understanding, compromise, settlement, mutual relations (between family members, coworkers, etc.)
  • 折々 【おりおり】 occasionally, now and then, from time to time
  • 指折り 【ゆびおり】 leading, prominent, eminent, foremost, distinguished, counting on one's fingers
  • 折れる 【おれる】 to break, to be broken, to snap, to fracture, to be folded, to give in, to back down, to yield, to submit, to turn (a corner)

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe2, she2, zhe1
Korean:
jeol, je

Spanish

  • plegar
  • doblar
  • romper
  • dividir
  • en ese tiempo
  • quebrar

Portuguese

  • dobrar
  • quebrar
  • fraturar
  • curvar
  • produto
  • submeter

French

  • plier
  • casser
  • fracture
  • courber
  • céder
  • soumettre
  • tourner (coin)
651 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
551 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
522 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
830 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
585 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
560 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
385 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1394 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1483 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
772 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
860 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
297 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
189 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1139 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11890 Morohashi
253 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 New Nelson (John Haig)
1130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1211 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
485 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1354 2001 Kanji
3c4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5202.1 Four corner code
1-32-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6298 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
wine, alcohol
Parts:
Variants:
repay, reward, retribution
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1515 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 無報酬 【ムホウシュウ】 unpaid, without pay, gratuitous, voluntary
  • 成功報酬 【セイコウホウシュウ】 fee contingent upon success, contingency fee, completion bonus

Kun reading compounds

  • 報いる 【むくいる】 to reward, to recompense, to repay, to retaliate, to get revenge

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chou2
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • recompensa
  • premio
  • retribución

Portuguese

  • recompensar
  • recompensa
  • retribuição

French

  • rembourser
  • récompense
  • rémunération
1358 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1740 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4785 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1774 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1835 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1864 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2024 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1594 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1793 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1941 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1036 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1399 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1444 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39850 Morohashi
1539 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6171 New Nelson (John Haig)
1432 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1540 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1678 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3254 2001 Kanji
7e6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
1260.0 Four corner code
1-29-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
916c Unicode hex code