Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
530 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 悪 【アク】 evil, wickedness
  • 悪質 【アクシツ】 malicious, vicious, malignant, underhanded, shoddy, inferior, poor-quality, second-rate
  • 害悪 【ガイアク】 harm, injury, evil (influence)
  • 改悪 【カイアク】 deterioration, changing for the worse
  • 悪寒 【オカン】 chill, shakes, ague
  • 悪血 【アクチ】 impure blood
  • 自己嫌悪 【ジコケンオ】 self-hatred, self-abhorrence, self-loathing
  • 好悪 【コウオ】 likes and dislikes

Kun reading compounds

  • 悪い 【わるい】 bad, poor, undesirable, poor (quality), inferior, insufficient, evil, sinful, ugly, not beautiful, at fault, to blame, in the wrong, bad (at doing something), unprofitable, unbeneficial, sorry, (my) bad, unforgivable
  • 悪い行い 【わるいおこない】 bad deed, evil deed
  • 悪し 【あし】 evil
  • 悪しからず 【あしからず】 don't get me wrong, but ..., I'm sorry
  • 難い 【にくい】 difficult to ..., hard to ...
  • 憎い 【にくい】 hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable, amazing, fantastic, admirable, lovely, wonderful
  • 憎む 【にくむ】 to hate, to detest

Readings

Chinese:
e4, e3, wu4
Korean:
ag, o

Spanish

  • malo
  • incorrecto
  • equivocado
  • odio
  • mal

Portuguese

  • mal
  • ruim
  • falso
  • mau
  • errado

French

  • mauvais
  • vice
  • vaurien
  • faux
  • mal
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
241 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
222 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
504 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
62 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
804 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
175 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1483A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
304 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
304 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
114 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
785 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3413 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2393 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1828 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10717 Morohashi
2745 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 New Nelson (John Haig)
1810 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1951 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
295 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3258 2001 Kanji
4k7.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
1033.1 Four corner code
16-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60aa Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
thwart, separate from, prevent, obstruct, deter, impede
Kun:
はば.む
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1280 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 阻止 【ソシ】 obstruction, check, hindrance, prevention, impediment, interdiction, preemption, blocking
  • 阻害 【ソガイ】 obstruction, inhibition
  • 妊娠悪阻 【ニンシンアソ】 hyperemesis gravidarum, HG, severe morning sickness
  • 悪阻 【ツワリ】 morning sickness, hyperemesis gravidarum

Kun reading compounds

  • 阻む 【はばむ】 to keep someone from doing, to stop, to prevent, to check, to hinder, to obstruct, to oppose, to thwart

Readings

Chinese:
zu3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • escarpado
  • separar
  • obstruir
  • disuadir
  • impedir

Portuguese

  • demover
  • separar de
  • previnir
  • obstruir
  • deter
  • impedir

French

  • faire obstacle
  • obstruer
  • contrarier
  • séparer
  • dissuader
  • empêcher
1505 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1377 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4984 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1767 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1866 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1085 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1135 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1519 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
726 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
411 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
308 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1796 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41593 Morohashi
348 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6434 New Nelson (John Haig)
1780 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1919 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1221 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3673 2001 Kanji
2d5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-2-5 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
33-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
963b Unicode hex code