Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
behind, back, later
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
26 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 後 【ゴ】 after
  • 後日 【ゴジツ】 in the future, another day, later
  • 越後 【エチゴ】 Echigo, old name for Niigata Prefecture
  • 終了後 【シュウリョウゴ】 after the end (of something), post-
  • 後援 【コウエン】 support, backing
  • 後遺症 【コウイショウ】 prognostic symptoms, after-effect
  • 向後 【コウゴ】 hereafter

Kun reading compounds

  • 後 【のち】 later, afterwards, since, future, after one's death, descendant
  • 後々 【あとあと】 distant future
  • 後々 【あとあと】 distant future
  • この後 【このあと】 after this, henceforth, henceforward, from now on
  • 後ろ 【うしろ】 back, behind, rear
  • 後ろ姿 【うしろすがた】 retreating figure, appearance from behind
  • 後ろ 【うしろ】 back, behind, rear
  • 後ろ姿 【うしろすがた】 retreating figure, appearance from behind
  • 後 【あと】 behind, rear, after, later, after one's death, remainder, the rest, descendant, successor, heir, more (e.g. five more minutes), left, also, in addition, past, previous
  • 後押し 【あとおし】 pushing, backing, boosting, supporting, pushing from behind (a cart, etc.), pusher
  • 亡き後 【なきあと】 after one's death
  • 後々 【あとあと】 distant future
  • 遅れる 【おくれる】 to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue, to fall behind, to fall behind (in school, etc.), to struggle (with a subject), to be outdated, to fall behind (the times), to be out of touch (with)

Readings

Japanese names:
こし、 し、 しい、 しり
Chinese:
hou4
Korean:
hu

Spanish

  • después
  • atrás
  • detrás
  • retrasarse

Portuguese

  • atrás
  • costas
  • mais tarde

French

  • après
  • derrière
  • plus tard
208 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
123 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
111 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
45 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1610 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
276 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
53 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1300 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
48 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
48 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
30 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
625 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
431 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
267 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1391 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10098 Morohashi
361 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1742 New Nelson (John Haig)
1379 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1479 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
48 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
174 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2067 2001 Kanji
3i6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2224.7 Four corner code
24-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f8c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
Kun:
さきま.ず
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
173 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 先 【セン】 former, previous, old, first move (in go, shogi, etc.), opening move
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, pioneer, precursor, herald, outrider, pilot car
  • 機先 【キセン】 forestall
  • 互先 【タガイセン】 even game (esp. in go)

Kun reading compounds

  • 先 【さき】 previous, prior, former, first, earlier, some time ago, preceding, point (e.g. pencil), tip, end, nozzle, head (of a line), front, ahead, the other side, the future, hereafter, destination, the other party
  • 先行き 【さきゆき】 the future, future prospects
  • 小手先 【こてさき】 tip of one's hand, cheap trick, superficial wit, superficial cleverness, lukewarm, cheap, perfunctory, makeshift, shortsighted
  • 矛先 【ほこさき】 point of spear, spearhead, brunt, aim of attack, force of argument
  • 先ず 【まず】 first (of all), to start with, about, almost, anyway, well, now, hardly (with neg. verb)
  • 先ず無い 【まずない】 seldom, rarely, scarcely

Readings

Japanese names:
ぽん
Chinese:
xian1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • antes
  • adelante
  • previo
  • precedencia
  • extremo
  • punta
  • final
  • anterior

Portuguese

  • antes
  • prévio
  • na frente
  • futuro
  • precedência

French

  • avant
  • devant
  • précédent
  • futur
  • antériorité
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
49 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
201 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
65 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
16 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
280 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
50 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
48 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
145 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3046 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
254 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1349 Morohashi
2394 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
350 New Nelson (John Haig)
248 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
263 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
115 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
54 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2457 2001 Kanji
3b3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2421.1 Four corner code
32-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5148 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
consider, think over
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
196 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 考 【コウ】 thought, report on one's investigation into ..., deceased father
  • 考古学 【コウコガク】 archaeology, archeology
  • 備考 【ビコウ】 note (for reference), remarks, N.B.
  • 論考 【ロンコウ】 study (of something), discussion, discourse

Kun reading compounds

  • 考える 【かんがえる】 to think (about, of), to think over, to ponder, to contemplate, to reflect (on), to meditate (on), to consider, to bear in mind, to allow for, to take into consideration, to think (that), to believe, to hold (a view), to judge, to conclude, to suspect, to intend (to do), to think of (doing), to plan, to predict, to anticipate, to expect, to imagine, to come up with, to think up, to contrive, to devise, to consider (as), to regard (as), to look on (as), to take, to view
  • 考え 【かんがえ】 thinking, thought, view, opinion, concept, idea, notion, imagination, intention, plan, design, consideration, judgement, deliberation, reflection, wish, hope, expectation
  • 考え方 【かんがえかた】 way of thinking

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Chinese:
kao3
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • idea
  • pensar
  • investigar
  • considerar

Portuguese

  • considerar
  • refletir

French

  • réfléchir
  • considérer
74 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
130 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
117 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
191 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3684 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
197 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
239 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
540 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
541 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
550 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
212 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1577 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3962 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2039 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2753 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1260 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28843 Morohashi
3196 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4697 New Nelson (John Haig)
1252 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1341 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
63 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
122 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1452 2001 Kanji
2k4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2-4-3 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
4420.7 Four corner code
25-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8003 Unicode hex code