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

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On reading compounds

  • 後 【ゴ】 after
  • 後日 【ゴジツ】 in the future, another day, later
  • 越後 【エチゴ】 Echigo (former province located in present-day 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
  • 先後 【センゴ】 before and after, earlier and later, order, sequence, occurring almost simultaneously, inversion (of order)

Kun reading compounds

  • 後 【のち】 later, afterwards, future, after one's death, descendant
  • 後々 【のちのち】 future, distant future
  • 後々 【のちのち】 future, 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, remainder, the rest, more (e.g. five more minutes), left, also, in addition, descendant, successor, heir, after one's death, 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】 future, 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 (in a race, one's studies, etc.), to lag behind, to be behind (the times), to be bereaved of, to be preceded by (someone) in death, to be slow (of a clock or watch)

Readings

Japanese names:
こし、 し、 しい、 しり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-24-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f8c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 光学 【コウガク】 optics
  • 光栄 【コウエイ】 honour, honor, glory, privilege
  • 脚光 【キャッコウ】 footlight, limelight
  • 発光 【ハッコウ】 emission (of light), radiation (of light), luminescence

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)
  • 柔らかな光 【やわらかなひかり】 soft light

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
1-24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
Variants:
merit, efficacy, efficiency, benefit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
538 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 効 【コウ】 efficacy, benefit, efficiency, effect, result, success
  • 効果 【コウカ】 effect, effectiveness, efficacy, result, effects (e.g. sound effects, visual effects, special effects)
  • 実効 【ジッコウ】 practical effect, efficacy, efficiency
  • 時効 【ジコウ】 statute of limitations, lapse of rights after a period of time, prescription (including acquisitive and extinctive prescription), becoming invalid or void after a set time, ageing, aging

Kun reading compounds

  • 効く 【きく】 to be effective, to take effect, to be good (for), to work, to function well, to be possible (to do, use, etc.), to be able to, to taste (alcohol), to try
  • 効き目 【ききめ】 effect, virtue, efficacy, impression, one's dominant eye

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao4
Korean:
hyo

Spanish

  • eficacia
  • eficiencia
  • efecto
  • ser efectivo

Portuguese

  • mérito
  • eficácia
  • eficiência
  • benefício

French

  • efficacité
  • bénéfique
  • mérite
782 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
671 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
515 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
722 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
623 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
370 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
653 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
816 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
835 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
501 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
216 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1617 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
849 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1164 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1284 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2334 Morohashi
1265 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
535 New Nelson (John Haig)
1276 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1369 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
682 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
2g6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
0442.7 Four corner code
1-24-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52b9 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
fruit, reward, carry out, achieve, complete, end, finish, succeed
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
258 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 果 【カ】 phala (attained state, result), enlightenment (as the fruits of one's Buddhist practice), fruit, counter for pieces of fruit
  • 果敢 【カカン】 resolute, determined, bold
  • 青果 【セイカ】 fruit(s) and vegetables, produce
  • 研究結果 【ケンキュウケッカ】 results of a scientific investigation, findings

Kun reading compounds

  • 果たす 【はたす】 to accomplish, to achieve, to carry out, to fulfill, to fulfil, to realize, to execute, to perform, to do, to do ... completely, to do ... entirely
  • 果たす 【はたす】 to accomplish, to achieve, to carry out, to fulfill, to fulfil, to realize, to execute, to perform, to do, to do ... completely, to do ... entirely
  • 果てる 【はてる】 to end, to be finished, to be exhausted, to die, to perish, to do utterly, to do completely
  • 果て 【はて】 the end, the extremity, the limit, the limits, the result
  • 果てしない 【はてしない】 endless, boundless, everlasting

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo3
Korean:
gwa

Spanish

  • fruto
  • resultado
  • llevar a cabo
  • finalizar

Portuguese

  • fruta
  • recompensa
  • levar a cabo
  • alcançar
  • completar
  • fim
  • bem-sucedido

French

  • fruit
  • récompense
  • remplir (tâche)
  • achever
  • compléter
  • finir
  • réussir
  • atteindre un but
560 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
454 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
627 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
277 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
107 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
375 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
625 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
770 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
487 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
496 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
502 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1052 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4377 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2217 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2982 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1130 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14556 Morohashi
3560 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2594 New Nelson (John Haig)
1121 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1202 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
250 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
496 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3664 2001 Kanji
0a8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-1 SKIP code
6090.4 Four corner code
1-18-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
679c Unicode hex code