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

8 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
bull's eye, mark, target, object, adjective ending
Kun:
まと
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
105 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 的 【テキ】 -ical, -ive, -al, -ic, -y, -like, -ish, -sort of, -kind of, (something) like, along the lines of, -wise, in terms of, for, from the viewpoint of, from a ... standpoint, as far as ... is concerned, Mr., Ms., Mrs.
  • 的確 【テキカク】 precise, accurate, appropriate, exactly the right
  • 公的 【コウテキ】 public, official
  • 人為的 【ジンイテキ】 artificial, unnatural, human-caused (e.g. mistake, error, disaster), man-made

Kun reading compounds

  • 的 【まと】 mark, target, object, subject, focus, point (e.g. of argument)
  • 的外れ 【まとはずれ】 off the mark, off base, misdirected, irrelevant
  • 憧れの的 【あこがれのまと】 object of adoration, longing
  • 小的 【こまと】 small mark, small target

Readings

Japanese names:
いくは、 ゆくは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
de5, di2, di4
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • objetivo
  • propósito
  • sufijo para formar adjetivos

Portuguese

  • Centro do alvo
  • marca
  • alvo
  • objeto

French

  • cible
  • but
  • objectif
  • terminaison d'adjectif
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
578 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
551 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
39 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
372 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
753 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
635 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
210 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
210 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
380 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1364 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1444 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
69 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22692 Morohashi
1125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3867 New Nelson (John Haig)
69 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
73 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
7 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
511 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
4c4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2762.0 Four corner code
1-37-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7684 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
preface, beginning, order, precedence, occasion, chance, incidentally
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 序 【ジョ】 order, ordering, beginning, start, foreword, preface, introduction, opening of a song (in gagaku or noh)
  • 序盤 【ジョバン】 opening (in a game of go, chess, etc.), early stages, initial phase, outset
  • 公序 【コウジョ】 public order, public policy
  • 西序 【セイジョ】 memorial rite involving the western sanctum

Kun reading compounds

  • 序で 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion, chance, order, sequence, successor
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion
  • 序で 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion, chance, order, sequence, successor
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • inicio
  • comienzo
  • orden
  • precedencia
  • prefacio

Portuguese

  • prefácio
  • começo
  • pedido
  • precedência
  • ocasião
  • oportunidade
  • acidentalmente

French

  • début
  • préface
  • ordre
  • priorité
  • occasion
  • avant
  • en passant
638 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
734 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
710 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1342 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
507 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
507 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
770 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
784 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
953 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
583 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3803 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1945 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2639 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1608 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9253 Morohashi
3065 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1607 New Nelson (John Haig)
1594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1720 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
670 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
3q4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
0022.2 Four corner code
1-29-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e8f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
810 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 歌謡曲 【カヨウキョク】 kayōkyoku, form of Japanese popular music that developed during the Showa era, (Western) pop song
  • 名曲 【メイキョク】 famous piece of music, excellent song, (musical) masterpiece

Kun reading compounds

  • 曲がる 【まがる】 to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist, to turn, to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
  • 曲げる 【まげる】 to bend, to crook, to bow, to curve, to curl, to lean, to tilt, to incline, to slant, to bend (the truth), to distort, to twist, to pervert, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle), to ignore (what one really thinks), to pawn
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shade, shadow, dark area, dark circles (under the eyes), dark rings, shading, gradation, kumadori, style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles

Readings

Japanese names:
まがた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3, qu1
Korean:
gog

Spanish

  • melodía
  • curva
  • encorvado
  • torcer
  • doblar
  • torcerse
  • girarse

Portuguese

  • tender
  • música
  • melodia
  • composição
  • prazer
  • injustiça
  • falta
  • curva
  • tortuoso
  • perverso
  • inclinar

French

  • courber
  • musique
  • mélodie
  • composition
  • plaisir
  • injustice
  • faute
  • malhonnête
  • pervers
  • pencher
381 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
604 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
103 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
715 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
327 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
996 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1180 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14280 Morohashi
3527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
0a6.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
5560.0 Four corner code
1-22-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f2 Unicode hex code