Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
constitution, law
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
551 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 憲法 【ケンポウ】 constitution, rules, regulation
  • 憲章 【ケンショウ】 charter
  • 違憲 【イケン】 unconstitutionality
  • 改憲 【カイケン】 constitutional change, revising the constitution

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
heon

Spanish

  • regulación
  • ley
  • norma
  • funcionario

Portuguese

  • Constituição
  • lei

French

  • constitution
  • loi
773 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
863 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
852 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
943 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1342 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
622 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1322 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2562 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
521 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
530 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
787 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
803 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3001 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1533 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1568 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11269P Morohashi
2368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1988 New Nelson (John Haig)
1554 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1674 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
429 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
991 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
758 2001 Kanji
3m13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
3033.6 Four corner code
1-23-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
61b2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma, law
  • 法律 【ホウリツ】 law
  • 司法 【シホウ】 administration of justice
  • 弘法 【グホウ】 spreading Buddhist teachings
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法師 【ホウシ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, layman dressed like a priest, person
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法 【のり】 rule, law, regulation, model, pattern, teachings of Buddha, Buddhist doctrine, transverse measurement, measurement across, side-slope, slope
  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
1-43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
tailor, judge, decision, cut out (pattern)
Kun:
た.つさば.く
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
297 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 裁 【サイ】 judge
  • 裁判 【サイバン】 trial, judgement, judgment
  • 制裁 【セイサイ】 sanctions, punishment
  • 仲裁 【チュウサイ】 arbitration, intercession, mediation

Kun reading compounds

  • 裁つ 【たつ】 to cut (cloth)
  • 裁く 【さばく】 to judge, to decide, to sit in judgement, to try

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • cortar (tela
  • papel)
  • juzgar
  • forma
  • decidir

Portuguese

  • alfaiate
  • juiz
  • decisão
  • paradigma

French

  • tailleur
  • juge
  • tribunal
  • décision
  • tailler (un vêtement)
882 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
872 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
498 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
788 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1129 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1727 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1175 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1163 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1624 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4090 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2076 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2813 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
404 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34258 Morohashi
3299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5454 New Nelson (John Haig)
397 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
424 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
944 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1459 2001 Kanji
5e6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-6 SKIP code
4-12-4 SKIP code
4375.0 Four corner code
1-26-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88c1 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
judgement, signature, stamp, seal
Kun:
わか.る
On:
ハンバン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
197 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 判 【ハン】 seal, stamp, monogram signature, judgment, judgement, size (of paper or books)
  • 判断 【ハンダン】 judgment, judgement, decision, conclusion, adjudication, divination, judgement
  • 批判 【ヒハン】 criticism, judgement, judgment, comment
  • 公判 【コウハン】 public hearing, trial
  • 判 【ハン】 seal, stamp, monogram signature, judgment, judgement, size (of paper or books)
  • 評判 【ヒョウバン】 reputation, (public) estimation, popularity, rumour, rumor, talk (e.g. of the town), fame, notoriety
  • 裁判 【サイバン】 trial, judgement, judgment

Kun reading compounds

  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out, I know!, I think so too!

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pan4
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • diferenciar
  • distinguir
  • juzgar
  • sello
  • marca
  • señal
  • sufijo para tamaño (papel)

Portuguese

  • julgamento
  • assinatura
  • selo
  • carimbo

French

  • jugement
  • signature
  • tampon
  • sceau
860 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
790 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
769 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
291 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
497 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
354 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
434 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1026 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1065 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
899 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
187 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1441 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1213 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1923 Morohashi
1122 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
465 New Nelson (John Haig)
1205 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1289 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
187 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
673 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1043 2001 Kanji
2f5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
9250.0 Four corner code
1-40-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5224 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 所々 【トコロドコロ】 here and there, in places
  • 住所 【ジュウショ】 address, residence, domicile
  • 所々 【トコロドコロ】 here and there, in places

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 至る所 【いたるところ】 everywhere, all over, throughout
  • ここの所 【ここのところ】 of late, lately, this part, this point, here
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to mention, much less
  • 所ではない 【どころではない】 not the time for, not the place for, far from, anything but, ... is out of the question, ... isn't the word for it
  • 所々 【ところどころ】 here and there, in places
  • 見どころ 【みどころ】 point worthy of note, good point, part worth seeing, highlight, good scene, (signs of) promise, good prospects (for the future)
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
1-29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code