Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
wait, depend on
Kun:
ま.つ-ま.ち
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
391 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 待遇 【タイグウ】 treatment, reception, service, working conditions, salary, pay, remuneration
  • 待機 【タイキ】 standing by, awaiting an opportunity, being on alert
  • 歓待 【カンタイ】 warm welcome, friendly reception, hospitality, entertainment
  • 優待 【ユウタイ】 preferential treatment, hospitality, warm reception, cordial welcome

Kun reading compounds

  • 待つ 【まつ】 to wait, to await, to look forward to, to anticipate, to depend on, to need
  • 待つ身は長い 【まつみはながい】 a watched pot never boils

Readings

Japanese names:
まち、 まつ
Chinese:
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • esperar
  • aguardar

Portuguese

  • esperar
  • contar com

French

  • attendre
  • compter sur
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
357 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
337 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
374 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1609 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
611 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
785 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
452 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10085 Morohashi
364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 New Nelson (John Haig)
879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
944 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
366 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
336 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2424.1 Four corner code
1-34-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f85 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
wee hours, evening, early night
Kun:
よい
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 終宵 【シュウショウ】 all-night long
  • 一宵 【イッショウ】 one evening, one night

Kun reading compounds

  • 宵 【よい】 evening, early night hours
  • 宵越し 【よいごし】 (kept) overnight
  • 待宵 【まつよい】 night where one waits for someone who is supposed to come, night of the 14th day of the eight month of the lunar calendar
  • 春の宵 【はるのよい】 spring evening

Readings

Chinese:
xiao1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • tarde
  • noche
  • al anochecer

Portuguese

  • Pouco tempo
  • noite
  • noite antecipada

French

  • heures tardives
  • soirée
  • début de nuit
1396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1917 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1307 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1849 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1212 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1854 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2010 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1907 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
484 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1967 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
192 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7168X Morohashi
2276 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1334 New Nelson (John Haig)
189 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
201 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1326 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
746 2001 Kanji
3m7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
1-30-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb5 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
Kun:
くさくさ--ぐさ
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
967 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 草 【ソウ】 draft, rough copy, highly cursive style (of writing Chinese characters), grass style
  • 草案 【ソウアン】 draft (for a speech, bill, etc.)
  • 除草 【ジョソウ】 weeding
  • 起草 【キソウ】 drafting (e.g. a bill), drawing up

Kun reading compounds

  • 草 【くさ】 grass, weed, herb, thatch, ninja, not genuine, substandard, LOL, haha
  • 草刈り 【くさかり】 mowing, mower
  • 水草 【みずくさ】 water plant, aquatic plant, waterweed, hydrophyte
  • 若草 【わかくさ】 green grass, young (fresh) grass

Readings

Japanese names:
そ、 や
Chinese:
cao3
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • hierba
  • planta

Portuguese

  • grama
  • erva daninha
  • ervas
  • pasto
  • escrever
  • esboçar

French

  • herbe
  • mauvaise herbe
  • plantes
  • pâturage
  • écrire
  • ébauche
106 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
162 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
705 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3939 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
118 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
865 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
934 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
249 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
249 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
567 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
652 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2813 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1953 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
229 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30945P Morohashi
2263 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5032 New Nelson (John Haig)
224 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
238 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
77 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3k6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4440.6 Four corner code
1-33-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8349 Unicode hex code