Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
cheerful, pleasant, agreeable, comfortable
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
1074 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 快 【カイ】 pleasure, delight, enjoyment
  • 快感 【カイカン】 pleasant feeling, pleasant sensation, pleasure
  • 豪快 【ゴウカイ】 hearty, tremendous, magnificent, glorious, splendid, heroic, stirring
  • 明快 【メイカイ】 clear, clear-cut, lucid, unequivocal, explicit

Kun reading compounds

  • 快い 【こころよい】 pleasant, agreeable, comfortable, refreshing

Readings

Japanese names:
よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kuai4
Korean:
kwae

Spanish

  • agradable
  • bueno
  • curarse
  • rápido
  • placentero

Portuguese

  • confortável
  • agradável
  • alegre

French

  • agréable
  • gai
  • plaisant
  • confortable
566 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
661 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
631 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
882 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1654 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
827 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
531 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
372 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1409 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1498 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
656 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
808 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
289 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1657 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10369 Morohashi
245 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1802 New Nelson (John Haig)
1642 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1771 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
664 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1163 2001 Kanji
4k4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
9503.0 Four corner code
1-18-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5feb Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
sword, saber, knife
Kun:
かたなそり
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N1
1794 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 刀 【カタナ】 sword (esp. Japanese single-edged), katana, scalpel, chisel, burin, graver, knife money (knife-shaped commodity money used in ancient China)
  • 刀剣 【トウケン】 sword, dagger, knife, bayonet
  • 小刀 【コガタナ】 (small) knife, short sword, small sword
  • 太刀 【タチ】 long sword (esp. the tachi, worn on the hip edge down by samurai), large sword, straight single-edged Japanese sword (from the mid-Heian period or earlier), guandao, Chinese glaive

Kun reading compounds

  • 刀 【かたな】 sword (esp. Japanese single-edged), katana, scalpel, chisel, burin, graver, knife money (knife-shaped commodity money used in ancient China)
  • 刀折れ矢尽きて 【かたなおれやつきて】 having exhausted every available means, having broken one's sword and exhausted one's arrows
  • 一刀 【いっとう】 sword, blade, single stroke
  • 返す刀 【かえすかたな】 attacking one opponent then immediately attacking another
  • 剃刀 【かみそり】 razor
  • オッカムの剃刀 【オッカムのかみそり】 Occam's razor, Ockham's razor

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ち、 と、 わき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao1
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • espada

Portuguese

  • espada
  • sabre
  • faca

French

  • épée
  • sabre
  • couteau
289 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
198 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
181 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1494 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
665 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
34 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1088 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
12 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
37 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
441 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3642 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
84 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1845 Morohashi
2926 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
448 New Nelson (John Haig)
83 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
87 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
81 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
2f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-1-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1722.0 Four corner code
1-37-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5200 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
Variants:
riot, war, disorder, disturb
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
755 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 乱 【ラン】 revolt, rebellion, war
  • 乱獲 【ランカク】 excessive fishing, overfishing, overhunting, excessive taking
  • 動乱 【ドウラン】 disturbance, agitation, commotion, upheaval, riot
  • 騒乱 【ソウラン】 disturbance, riot, mayhem
  • 胡乱 【ウロン】 suspicious-looking, fishy

Kun reading compounds

  • 乱れる 【みだれる】 to be disordered, to be disarranged, to be disarrayed, to be disheveled, to be dishevelled, to be discomposed, to be upset, to get confused, to be disturbed, to lapse into chaos (due to war, etc.)
  • 乱す 【みだす】 to throw into disorder, to disarrange, to disturb (order, peace, etc.), to corrupt (public morals), to dishevel (hair)
  • 乱れる 【みだれる】 to be disordered, to be disarranged, to be disarrayed, to be disheveled, to be dishevelled, to be discomposed, to be upset, to get confused, to be disturbed, to lapse into chaos (due to war, etc.)
  • 乱れ 【みだれ】 disorder, disturbance, unrest

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
luan4
Korean:
ran

Spanish

  • disturbio
  • desorden
  • confusión
  • absurdamente
  • irrazonablemente
  • guerra
  • confundirse
  • estar desordenado
  • ser molestado
  • confundir
  • desordenar
  • molestar

Portuguese

  • distúrbio
  • guerra
  • desordenar
  • perturbar

French

  • tumulte
  • émeute
  • troubles
  • désordre
  • guerre
  • confusion
999 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
989 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
734 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3856 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
912 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
290 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
437 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
689 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
702 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
932 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
28 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1611 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1161 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
72 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
187 Morohashi
1260 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
60 New Nelson (John Haig)
72 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
76 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
856 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2256 2001 Kanji
3d4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-1 SKIP code
2261.0 Four corner code
1-45-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e71 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hemp, flax
Parts:
广
Variants:
hemp, flax, numb
Kun:
あさ
On:
マア
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1142 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 麻布 【アサヌノ】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 麻酔 【マスイ】 anaesthesia, anesthesia
  • 大麻 【タイマ】 hemp, cannabis, marijuana, pot, hashish, Shinto paper offerings
  • 胡麻 【ゴマ】 sesame seeds, sesame (Sesamum indicum)
  • 麻雀 【マージャン】 mahjong, mah-jongg

Kun reading compounds

  • 麻 【あさ】 cannabis (Cannabis sativa), hemp (plant), hemp (fiber), linen, flax, jute
  • 麻布 【あさぬの】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 大麻 【たいま】 hemp, cannabis, marijuana, pot, hashish, Shinto paper offerings
  • 絹麻 【きぬあさ】 thin linen polished to appear like silk

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あざ、 お
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ma2, ma1
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • cáñamo
  • lino
  • entumecerse

Portuguese

  • cânhamo
  • linho

French

  • chanvre
  • lin
1829 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1118 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5390 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1480 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1924 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1508 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1529 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1630 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1938 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3878 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1995 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2694 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
600 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47888 Morohashi
3125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7040 New Nelson (John Haig)
593 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
637 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1502 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
564 2001 Kanji
3q8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
0029.4 Four corner code
1-43-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ebb Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Variants:
severance, decline, refuse, apologize, warn, dismiss, prohibit, decision, judgement, cutting
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
338 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 断 【ダン】 decision, judgment, resolution
  • 断言 【ダンゲン】 assertion, declaration, affirmation
  • 独断 【ドクダン】 one's own judgement (judgment), decision made without consulting others, arbitrary decision, dogmatism
  • 縦断 【ジュウダン】 running through (north-south), cutting across, travelling across, cutting vertically, sectioning longitudinally

Kun reading compounds

  • 断つ 【たつ】 to sever, to cut off, to suppress, to eradicate, to exterminate, to abstain (from), to give up
  • 断る 【ことわる】 to refuse, to reject, to dismiss, to turn down, to decline, to inform, to give notice, to tell in advance, to ask leave, to excuse oneself (from)
  • 断るまでもなく 【ことわるまでもなく】 needless to say

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duan4
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • cortar
  • interrumpir
  • rehusar
  • declinar
  • rechazar

Portuguese

  • desligamento
  • decadência
  • recusa
  • pedir desculpas
  • avisar
  • despedir
  • proíbir
  • decisão
  • julgamento
  • incisivo

French

  • refus
  • décliner
  • rupture
  • excuses
  • prévenir
  • rejeter
  • interdire
  • décision
  • jugement
  • trancher
841 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
773 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
750 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
493 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2078 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
606 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
594 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1669 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1024 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1063 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
900 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
955 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1885 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1001 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1355 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1145 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13557 Morohashi
1492 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2385 New Nelson (John Haig)
1136 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1218 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
426 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
743 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
6b5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
2272.1 Four corner code
1-35-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65ad Unicode hex code