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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  • 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

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
nativity, be born, declension, lie, be arbitrary
On:
タン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1024 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 誕生 【タンジョウ】 birth, creation, formation
  • 誕生日 【タンジョウビ】 birthday
  • 生誕 【セイタン】 birth, nativity
  • 再誕 【サイタン】 resurrection (of a company or school, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dan4
Korean:
tan

Spanish

  • natividad
  • nacimiento
  • nacer

Portuguese

  • natividade
  • nascer
  • decadência
  • mentira
  • ser arbitrário

French

  • nativité
  • être né
  • déclinaison
  • exagération
  • être arbitraire
943 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1568 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1286 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4386 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
960 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1756 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2319 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1116 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1168 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
688 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1697 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1987 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1062 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1430 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
400 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35692P Morohashi
1579 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5640 New Nelson (John Haig)
393 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
420 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
987 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3067 2001 Kanji
7a7.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
1-7-6 SKIP code
0264.1 Four corner code
1-35-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a95 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
29 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生育 【セイイク】 birth and growth, giving birth and raising, development, breeding
  • 回生 【カイセイ】 resurrection, resuscitation, regeneration, university student in ... year
  • 公衆衛生 【コウシュウエイセイ】 sanitation, public health
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生家 【セイカ】 house where one was born, one's parents' house
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, cruel, heartless, callous, brutal
  • 死生 【シセイ】 life and death

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, dough, batter, inherent quality, one's true character, one's true colours, unglazed pottery, skin with no make-up, uncoated metal
  • 死に生き 【しにいき】 death and life, death or life, death
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (sex), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, blank (e.g. disk), unused, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, insufficient, incomplete, half-baked, half-hearted, perfunctory, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現ナマ 【げんナマ】 cold cash, hard cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
1-32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code