Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hand
Kun:
て--てた-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
60 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 手術 【シュジュツ】 surgery, operation, procedure
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 二塁手 【ニルイシュ】 second baseman
  • 名手 【メイシュ】 master, expert, expert board game player (chess, go, shogi, etc.)
  • 交際上手 【コウサイジョウズ】 good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer
  • 処世上手 【ショセイジョウズ】 knowing how to get on in the world, knowing the secret of success in life

Kun reading compounds

  • 手 【て】 hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle, hand, worker, help, trouble, care, effort, means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship, hand, handwriting, kind, type, sort, one's hands, one's possession, ability to cope, hand (of cards), direction, move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • 手足 【てあし】 hands and feet, limbs
  • 逆手 【ぎゃくて】 underhand grip, backhand grip (e.g. in tennis), unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
  • 担い手 【にないて】 bearer, carrier, person bearing responsibility, person in charge, supporter

Readings

Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • mano

Portuguese

  • mão

French

  • main
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
32 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
42 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1827 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
37 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
54 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
118 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
57 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11768 Morohashi
3456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 New Nelson (John Haig)
637 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
30 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
3c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2050.0 Four corner code
28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
beginning, former time, origin
Kun:
もと
On:
ゲンガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
192 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 元 【ゲン】 unknown (e.g. in an equation), element (of a set), yuan (monetary unit of China), Yuan dynasty (China, 1271-1368), Yüan dynasty, Mongol dynasty
  • 原価 【ゲンカ】 cost price
  • 中元 【チュウゲン】 15th day of the 7th lunar month, (last day of) Bon lantern festival, mid-year gift, summer gift, Bon Festival gifts
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen
  • 元日 【ガンジツ】 New Year's Day
  • 元凶 【ゲンキョウ】 ringleader, main culprit, main cause, source

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time
  • 家元 【いえもと】 head of a school (of music, dance), head family of a school
  • 胸元 【むなもと】 breast, chest, pit of the stomach, solar plexus, epigastrium

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 はじめ、 はる、 ゆき、 よし
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • principio
  • origen
  • jefe

Portuguese

  • começo
  • tempo anterior
  • origem

French

  • commencement
  • origine
  • ancien temps
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
106 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
328 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
275 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
121 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
60 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
137 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
245 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2428 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
59 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1340 Morohashi
1929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
343 New Nelson (John Haig)
59 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
63 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
89 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
0a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
24-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5143 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
lunatic, insane, crazy, confuse
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1425 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 狂 【キョウ】 (some type of) enthusiast, somebody possessed of a (certain kind of) mental abnormality
  • 狂気 【キョウキ】 madness, insanity
  • 粋狂 【スイキョウ】 whim, vagary, capriciousness, eccentricity
  • 誇大妄想狂 【コダイモウソウキョウ】 megalomania

Kun reading compounds

  • 狂う 【くるう】 to go mad, to lose one's mind, to go crazy, to go insane, to get out of order, to go amiss, to malfunction, to become imprecise, to go wrong (of a plan or expectation, etc.), to fall through, to get mixed up, to go crazy (over someone or something), to get enthusiastic, to go wild
  • 狂おしい 【くるおしい】 mad (with grief, love, etc.), crazy, out of one's mind, on the verge of insanity
  • 狂おしい 【くるおしい】 mad (with grief, love, etc.), crazy, out of one's mind, on the verge of insanity

Readings

Chinese:
kuang2
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • locura
  • desorden
  • enloquecer
  • loco
  • demente

Portuguese

  • lunático
  • louco
  • insano
  • confundir

French

  • fou
  • aliéné
  • insensé
  • confusion
1161 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1352 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2872 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
972 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1523 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
366 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
883 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
904 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1513 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1300 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
318 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
202 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
266 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20287 Morohashi
269 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3562 New Nelson (John Haig)
260 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
277 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1141 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2972 2001 Kanji
3g4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4121.4 Four corner code
22-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72c2 Unicode hex code