Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
rhythm, law, regulation, gauge, control
On:
リツリチレツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
992 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 律 【リツ】 law (esp. ancient East Asian criminal code), regulation, vinaya (rules for the monastic community), Ritsu (school of Buddhism), lüshi (style of Chinese poem), (musical) pitch, six odd-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale, Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale, similar to Dorian mode (corresponding to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do), (in traditional Eastern music) step (corresponding to a Western semitone)
  • 律令 【リツリョウ】 ritsuryō, criminal, administrative and civil codes of the Nara and Heian eras based on Chinese models
  • 一律 【イチリツ】 uniform, even, across-the-board, equal
  • 自律 【ジリツ】 autonomy (philosophy), self-control
  • 律儀 【リチギ】 upright, honest, faithful, conscientious, sincere
  • 律義者 【リチギモノ】 honest person, conscientious person
  • 呂律 【ロレツ】 articulation

Readings

Japanese names:
たかし、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu:4
Korean:
ryul

Spanish

  • ley
  • regulación
  • regla
  • ritmo (musical)

Portuguese

  • ritmo
  • lei
  • regulamento
  • medida
  • controle

French

  • rythme
  • ordonner
  • loi
  • régulation
  • contrôle
  • jauge
877 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
1003 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
993 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1048 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
526 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
521 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
787 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
667 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
678 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
519 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
627 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
433 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
268 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
322 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
883 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10097 Morohashi
363 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1740 New Nelson (John Haig)
874 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
939 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
895 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2055 2001 Kanji
3i6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2520.7 Four corner code
1-46-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f8b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
righteousness, justice, morality, honor, loyalty, meaning
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
415 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 義 【ギ】 morality, righteousness, justice, honour (honor), meaning, teachings, doctrine, nonconsanguineous relationship (i.e. of in-laws), prosthesis
  • 義務 【ギム】 duty, obligation, responsibility
  • 講義 【コウギ】 lecture
  • 定義 【テイギ】 definition

Readings

Japanese names:
ただし、 ちか、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • moralidad
  • lealtad
  • significado
  • artificial
  • no consanguíneo

Portuguese

  • retidão
  • justiça
  • moralidade
  • honra
  • lealdade
  • significado

French

  • vertu
  • justice
  • moralité
  • honneur
  • loyauté
  • signification
580 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
674 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
645 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
287 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3668 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
244 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1658 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1975 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
291 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
291 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
493 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1568 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2948 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1514 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2052 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
648 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28504 Morohashi
2338 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4668 New Nelson (John Haig)
641 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
691 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
62 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
771 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
959 2001 Kanji
2o11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-6-7 SKIP code
2-2-11 SKIP code
8055.3 Four corner code
1-21-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fa9 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 person, -er, expert, geisha, prostitute
  • 学者 【ガクシャ】 scholar, academic, scientist, learned person, person of learning
  • 参加者 【サンカシャ】 participant, entrant, player, competitor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 臆病者 【おくびょうもの】 coward, wimp
  • 幸せ者 【しあわせもの】 fortunate person, lucky fellow, lucky dog

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendant, posterity, offspring
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 boy, man, male
  • 女子 【ジョシ】 woman, girl
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, kid, teenager, youngster, young (non-adult) person, (one's) child, offspring, young woman, young (animal), offshoot, interest, new share, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), young geisha, young prostitute, bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used in lieu of a signature), stamp, chop
  • 売れっ子 【うれっこ】 popular figure, person in demand, favorite, favourite
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
swamp, marsh, brilliance, grace
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
296 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 沢 【タク】 blessing, grace, favour, favor, benefit
  • 沢山 【タクサン】 a lot, lots, plenty, many, a large number, much, a great deal, a good deal, enough, sufficient, enough, too many, too much
  • 沼沢 【ショウタク】 marsh, swamp, bog
  • 恵沢 【ケイタク】 blessing, pity, favor, favour, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 沢 【さわ】 mountain stream, valley, dale, wetlands, swamp, marsh
  • 沢地 【さわち】 marshy land

Readings

Japanese names:
おも、 さ、 さわん、 わさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ze2
Korean:
taeg, seog

Spanish

  • pantano
  • brillo
  • beneficio
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • brejo

French

  • marais
  • ruisseau de montagne
  • abondance
1552 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
403 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2503 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
908 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1462 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
404 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
994 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1031 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1395 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1164 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
313 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
238 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1081 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17234 Morohashi
267 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3062 New Nelson (John Haig)
1072 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1153 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
442 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1137 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
362 2001 Kanji
3a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3718.7 Four corner code
1-34-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ca2 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mountain
Kun:
やま
On:
サンセン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 山 【サン】 Mt., Mount, Mt., Mount
  • 山岳 【サンガク】 mountain chain, mountains
  • 下山 【ゲザン】 descending a mountain, descent
  • 開山 【カイサン】 founding a temple (on a hill-top)
  • 山道 【ヤマミチ】 mountain road, mountain trail
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mount Sumeru (believed to be the centre of the Buddhist world)

Kun reading compounds

  • 山 【やま】 mountain, hill, mine (e.g. coal mine), heap, pile, crown (of a hat), thread (of a screw), tread (of a tire), protruding part of an object, high part, climax, peak, critical point, guess, speculation, gamble, criminal case, crime, mountain climbing, mountaineering, festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd), deck (of playing cards on table, face down, from which cards are drawn), stack, wall, wall tile, temple, temple grounds, wild
  • 山火事 【やまかじ】 forest fire, bushfire, wildfire
  • 奥山 【おくやま】 remote mountain, mountain recesses
  • 青山 【せいざん】 lush mountain, green mountain, grave, burial place

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 やの、 やん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • montaña

Portuguese

  • montanha

French

  • montagne
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
24 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
60 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
21 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
48 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
89 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
34 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
34 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
535 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
775 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7869 Morohashi
2940 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1439 New Nelson (John Haig)
768 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
830 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
148 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
17 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
3o0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-2 SKIP code
2277.0 Four corner code
1-27-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c71 Unicode hex code