Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
favor, blessing, grace, kindness
Kun:
めぐ.むめぐ.み
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
925 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 恵雨 【ケイウ】 welcome rain
  • 恵存 【ケイソン】 message appended to a note accompanying a gift, requesting the recipient to keep the gift at hand
  • 互恵 【ゴケイ】 reciprocity, mutual benefit
  • 慈恵 【ジケイ】 mercy and love
  • 恵 【エ】 wisdom, enlightenment, prajñā (one of the three divisions of the noble eightfold path), wisdom
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 悪知恵 【ワルヂエ】 craft, cunning, guile, serpentine wisdom
  • 付け知恵 【ツケヂエ】 hint, suggestion

Kun reading compounds

  • 恵む 【めぐむ】 to bless, to show mercy to, to give (money, etc.)
  • 恵み 【めぐみ】 blessing, grace
  • 恵みの雨 【めぐみのあめ】 welcome rain, merciful rain, blessed rain, rain after a long dry period
  • 天の恵み 【てんのめぐみ】 God's gift, God's blessing, grace of God, godsend

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 け、 さと、 さとし、 しげ、 へい、 み、 やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui4
Korean:
hye

Spanish

  • favor
  • bendición
  • gracia
  • bondad
  • ser bondadoso
  • favorecer

Portuguese

  • favor
  • benção
  • graça
  • gentileza

French

  • bénéficier de
  • faveur divine
  • grâce
  • gentillesse
1196 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
875 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1498 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
540 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1226 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1219 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1282 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1077 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
781 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1704 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2315 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
619 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10618P Morohashi
2659 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 New Nelson (John Haig)
612 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
659 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1558 2001 Kanji
4k6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5033.6 Four corner code
1-23-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6075 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
compare, compete
Parts:
Variants:
compare, race, ratio, Philippines
Kun:
くら.べる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 比 【ヒ】 ratio, proportion, match, equal, explicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing), Philippines, in comparison with ...
  • 比較 【ヒカク】 comparison
  • 口径比 【コウケイヒ】 aperture ratio (inverse of the f-number), relative aperture
  • 正比 【セイヒ】 direct ratio

Kun reading compounds

  • 比べる 【くらべる】 to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ぴっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi3, bi4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • comparación
  • proporción
  • relación
  • Filipinas
  • comparar

Portuguese

  • comparar
  • corrida
  • razão
  • Phillipines

French

  • comparer
  • compétition
  • proportion
  • Philippines
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
771 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
557 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
589 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
660 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1146 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
29 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
456 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16743 Morohashi
26 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3010 New Nelson (John Haig)
447 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
482 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
450 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
643 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
2m3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2171.0 Four corner code
2111.0 Four corner code
1-40-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd4 Unicode hex code

寿

7 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
longevity, congratulations, one's natural life
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寿 【ジュ】 age, years, longevity, long life, congratulation, celebration, congratulatory gift
  • 寿命 【ジュミョウ】 life span
  • 喜寿 【キジュ】 77th birthday
  • 米寿 【ベイジュ】 88th birthday
  • 寿司 【スシ】 sushi, anything made with vinegared rice (may also contain vegetables, spices, fish, or other delicacies)
  • すき焼き 【スキヤキ】 sukiyaki, thin slices of beef, cooked with various vegetables in a table-top cast-iron pan
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce

Kun reading compounds

  • 寿 【ことぶき】 congratulations, felicitations, best wishes, longevity, long life
  • 寿教室 【ことぶききょうしつ】 culture courses for the aged
  • 新年の寿 【しんねんのことぶき】 New Years greetings
  • 寿く 【ことぶく】 to congratulate, to wish one well
  • 寿ぐ 【ことほぐ】 to congratulate, to wish (someone) well, to celebrate

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 じ、 じゅう、 すっ、 すみ、 とし、 としかつ、 なが、 のぶ、 のり、 ひさ、 ひさし、 やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • longevidad
  • felicitaciones

Portuguese

  • longevidade
  • congratulações
  • vida natural

French

  • longévité
  • félicitations
  • vie
1351 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1132 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
194 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1786 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1221 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
539 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1550 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1652 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1327 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
501 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4372 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2215 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1579 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7419P Morohashi
3557 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1374 New Nelson (John Haig)
1565 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1115 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
0a7.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-4 SKIP code
5004.0 Four corner code
5034.0 Four corner code
1-28-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bff Unicode hex code