Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
grieve, sad, deplore, regret
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1014 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 悲 【ヒ】 karuna (compassion)
  • 悲哀 【ヒアイ】 sorrow, grief, sadness
  • 大慈大悲 【ダイジダイヒ】 great compassion and mercy
  • 無慈悲 【ムジヒ】 merciless, ruthless, pitiless, unfeeling

Kun reading compounds

  • 悲しい 【かなしい】 sad, miserable, unhappy, sorrowful, sad, lamentable, deplorable, grievous
  • 悲しいかな 【かなしいかな】 sad to say, how sad, alas
  • 悲しむ 【かなしむ】 to be sad, to mourn for, to regret
  • 悲しむべき境遇 【かなしむべききょうぐう】 pitiable condition

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei1
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • tristeza
  • compasión
  • triste
  • estar triste

Portuguese

  • célula de cadeia
  • enlutar
  • triste
  • deplorar
  • lamentar

French

  • triste
  • peine
  • déplorer
  • regret
494 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
397 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
375 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1032 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
822 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
542 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1782 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1034 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1075 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
341 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
788 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3448 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1775 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2416 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1650 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10720 Morohashi
2775 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1897 New Nelson (John Haig)
1635 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1763 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
409 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1258 2001 Kanji
4k8.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
1133.1 Four corner code
1-40-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60b2 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
drama, play
On:
ゲキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
662 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 劇 【ゲキ】 drama, play, powerful drug
  • 劇画 【ゲキガ】 comic strip with dramatic story
  • 新劇 【シンゲキ】 school of western-inspired Japanese drama which developed towards the end of the Meiji period, shingeki, new-drama (movement)
  • 京劇 【キョウゲキ】 classical Chinese opera

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju4
Korean:
geug

Spanish

  • drama
  • obra
  • teatro
  • violento
  • intenso

Portuguese

  • drama
  • jogo

French

  • théâtre
  • pièce (théâtre)
858 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
848 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
458 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1078 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
365 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
797 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
811 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1140 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
206 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2399 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1681 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2016 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2218 Morohashi
1904 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
517 New Nelson (John Haig)
1997 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2152 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
982 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1243 2001 Kanji
2f13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-13-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-23-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5287 Unicode hex code

1 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
one, one radical (no.1)
Kun:
ひと-ひと.つ
On:
イチイツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
2 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 一 【イチ】 one, best, first, foremost, beginning, start, a (single), one (of many), ace (playing card), bottom string (on a shamisen, etc.)
  • 一位 【イチイ】 first place, first rank, unit's position, Japanese yew (Taxus cuspidata)
  • 均一 【キンイツ】 uniformity, equality
  • 1対1 【イチタイイチ】 one-to-one, one-on-one
  • 一 【イツ】 one, same (mind, path, etc.)
  • 一に 【イツニ】 solely, entirely, only, or
  • 均一 【キンイツ】 uniformity, equality
  • 画一 【カクイツ】 uniformity, standardization, standardisation

Kun reading compounds

  • 一つ 【ひとつ】 one, for one thing, only, (not) even, just (e.g. "just try it"), some kind of, one type of
  • 一つ一つ 【ひとつひとつ】 one-by-one, separately, in detail

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 い、 いっ、 いる、 かつ、 かづ、 てん、 はじめ、 ひ、 ひとつ、 まこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi1
Korean:
il

Spanish

  • uno
  • 1

Portuguese

  • um

French

  • un
  • radical un (no. 1)
1 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
1 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
4 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
2 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4148 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2105 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2850 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1 Morohashi
3341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1 New Nelson (John Haig)
1 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-1-4 SKIP code
1000.0 Four corner code
1-16-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e00 Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
week
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
540 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 週 【シュウ】 week
  • 週明け 【シュウアケ】 beginning of next week (usu. Monday), early next week
  • 前週 【ゼンシュウ】 last week, the week before
  • 隔週 【カクシュウ】 every other week, every two weeks

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • semana

Portuguese

  • semana

French

  • semaine
242 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
157 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
308 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
438 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4707 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
188 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
92 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
92 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
92 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
163 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
701 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3874 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1992 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
324 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38937P Morohashi
3122 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6070 New Nelson (John Haig)
318 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
340 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3649 2001 Kanji
2q8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
3730.2 Four corner code
1-29-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9031 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-, good opportunity, chance, estrangement, discord, alienation, spy, secret agent
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 ken (6 shaku, approx. 1.818 m), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 number of ken (in length or breadth)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 六百間 【ロッピャッケン】 roppyakken (type of card game)

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 茶の間 【ちゃのま】 living room (Japanese-style)
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code