Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
acquiesce, hear, listen to, be informed, receive
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
775 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 承 【ショウ】 second line of a four-line Chinese poem
  • 承知 【ショウチ】 knowledge, awareness, acceptance, consent, assent, agreement, compliance, acknowledgment, acknowledgement, forgiving, pardoning, excusing
  • 了承 【リョウショウ】 acknowledgement, acknowledgment, understanding, approval, consent
  • 伝承 【デンショウ】 handing down (information), legend, tradition, folklore, transmission
  • 承安 【ショウアン】 Shōan era (1171.4.21-1175.7.28), Jōan era
  • 承応 【ショウオウ】 Shōō era (1652.9.18-1655.4.13), Jōō era

Kun reading compounds

  • 承る 【うけたまわる】 to hear, to be told, to know, to receive (order), to undertake, to comply, to take (a reservation, etc.)
  • 受ける 【うける】 to receive, to get, to catch (e.g. a ball), to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.), to sustain (damage), to incur (a loss), to suffer (an injury), to feel (influence), to undergo (e.g. surgery), to take (a test), to accept (a challenge), to be given (e.g. life, talent), to find funny, to find humorous, to be amused (by), to follow, to succeed, to be descended from, to face (south, etc.), to be modified by, to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee, to be well-received, to become popular, to go down well

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ、 こと、 すけ、 つぎ、 よし、 うけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cheng2
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • conceder
  • heredar
  • escuchar
  • ser informado

Portuguese

  • aquiescer
  • escutar
  • ser informado
  • receber

French

  • consentir
  • entendre
  • écouter
  • être informé
  • recevoir
639 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
736 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
713 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
861 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
197 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
854 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
557 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
760 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
942 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
972 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
819 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
848 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
16 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1919 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11852 Morohashi
16 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2088 New Nelson (John Haig)
1901 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2050 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
688 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
0a7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-7 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
4-8-1 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
1723.2 Four corner code
1-30-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
627f Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
acknowledge, witness, discern, recognize, appreciate, believe
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
198 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 認識 【ニンシキ】 recognition, awareness, perception, understanding, knowledge, cognition, cognizance, cognisance
  • 認可 【ニンカ】 approval, license, licence, permission
  • 確認 【カクニン】 confirmation, verification, validation, review, check, affirmation, identification
  • 承認 【ショウニン】 recognition, acknowledgement, acknowledgment, approval, consent, agreement

Kun reading compounds

  • 認める 【みとめる】 to recognize, to recognise, to observe, to notice, to deem, to judge, to assess, to approve, to deem acceptable, to allow, to admit, to accept, to confess (to a charge), to watch steadily, to observe carefully, to renown, to give renown to, to appreciate, to acknowledge
  • 認める 【したためる】 to write (e.g. a letter), to draw up (a document), to take down (e.g. notes), to have (lunch, dinner, etc.), to eat

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren4
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • reconocer
  • admitir
  • consentir

Portuguese

  • reconhecer
  • testemunhar
  • discernir
  • apreciar
  • acreditar

French

  • reconnaître
  • approuver
  • certifier
  • distinguer
  • apprécier
  • croire
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
962 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
952 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
363 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4370 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
649 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
903 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
738 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
751 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
668 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1690 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1948 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
605 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35502P Morohashi
1546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5623 New Nelson (John Haig)
598 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
643 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
357 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
978 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3058 2001 Kanji
7a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0763.2 Four corner code
1-39-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a8d Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
902 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 欲 【ヨク】 greed, craving, desire, appetite, hunger, avarice, wants
  • 欲張り 【ヨクバリ】 greed, avarice, covetousness, greedy person
  • 意欲 【イヨク】 will, desire, interest, ambition, urge (e.g. creative urge)
  • 禁欲 【キンヨク】 abstinence, self-control, celibacy, abnegation, asceticism

Kun reading compounds

  • 欲する 【ほっする】 to want, to desire
  • 欲しい 【ほしい】 wanting (to have), desiring, wishing for, I want (you, them, etc.) to (do)
  • 欲しいだけ 【ほしいだけ】 as much as one wants, as many as one wants, all that one wishes for

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu4
Korean:
yog

Spanish

  • anhelo
  • ansia
  • deseo
  • querer
  • desear

Portuguese

  • ambicionar
  • cobiça
  • ambição
  • paixão
  • desejo
  • almejar

French

  • désirer
  • convoitise
  • avidité
  • passion
  • besoin
876 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
997 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
987 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
999 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4461 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
535 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
650 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1127 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1179 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1124 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1122 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1867 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
990 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1341 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16080 Morohashi
1475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2936 New Nelson (John Haig)
792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
855 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
936 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2062 2001 Kanji
4j7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
8768.2 Four corner code
1-45-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b32 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
request, want, wish for, require, demand
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
220 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 求人 【キュウジン】 recruiting, job offer, job vacancy
  • 求職 【キュウショク】 job hunting, seeking employment
  • 要求 【ヨウキュウ】 demand, firm request, requisition, requirement, desire
  • 請求 【セイキュウ】 claim, demand, charge, application, request, billing (for a service)
  • 求道 【キュウドウ】 seeking after truth
  • 求不得苦 【グフトクク】 the pain of not getting what one seeks
  • 勤求 【ゴング】 inquiring the Buddha way
  • 欣求 【ゴング】 earnest aspiration (to go to paradise)

Kun reading compounds

  • 求める 【もとめる】 to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to require, to ask for, to seek, to search for, to look for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qiu2
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • petición
  • demanda
  • buscar
  • pedir
  • demandar
  • reclamar
  • desear

Portuguese

  • solicitação
  • desejar
  • deseja para
  • requer
  • demanda

French

  • réclamer
  • demander
  • vouloir
  • désirer
583 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
455 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
332 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
584 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
664 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
537 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
724 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
737 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
933 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1155 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4365 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
943 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17105 Morohashi
3550 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3036 New Nelson (John Haig)
934 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1004 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
297 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
478 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1442 2001 Kanji
2b5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4313.2 Four corner code
1-21-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c42 Unicode hex code