Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
choose, select, elect, prefer
Kun:
えら.ぶ
On:
タク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
847 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 択 【タク】 counter for choices, options, etc.
  • 択一 【タクイツ】 choosing one from among several, multiple choice
  • 一択 【イッタク】 (only) one option, one possible choice
  • 性選択 【セイセンタク】 sexual selection

Kun reading compounds

  • 選ぶ 【えらぶ】 to choose, to select

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ze2, zhai2
Korean:
taeg

Spanish

  • elegir
  • seleccionar
  • escoger

Portuguese

  • escolher
  • selecionar
  • eleger
  • preferir

French

  • choisir
  • sélectionner
  • élire
  • préférer
1551 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1413 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1845 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1096 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
382 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
993 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1030 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
764 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
861 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
299 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
227 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1083 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11902P Morohashi
255 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2082 New Nelson (John Haig)
1074 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1155 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1362 2001 Kanji
3c4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5708.7 Four corner code
1-34-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
629e Unicode hex code

1 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
one, one radical (no.1)
Kun:
ひと-ひと.つ
On:
イチイツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
2 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 一 【イチ】 one, 1, best, first, foremost, beginning, start, a (single), one (of many), ace (playing card), bottom string (on a shamisen, etc.)
  • 一応目を通す 【イチオウメヲトオス】 to run one's eye over (e.g. to check if it's OK), to glance over, to skim through
  • 十一 【ジュウイチ】 eleven, 11, jack
  • 1対1 【イチタイイチ】 one-to-one, one-on-one
  • 一 【イツ】 one, same (mind, path, etc.)
  • 一に 【イツニ】 solely, entirely, only, or
  • 均一 【キンイツ】 uniformity, equality
  • 画一 【カクイツ】 uniformity, standardization, standardisation

Kun reading compounds

  • 一つ 【ひとつ】 one, for one thing, only, (not) even, just (e.g. "just try it"), some kind of, one type of
  • 一つ一つ 【ひとつひとつ】 one-by-one, separately, in detail

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 い、 いっ、 いる、 かつ、 かづ、 てん、 はじめ、 ひ、 ひとつ、 まこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi1
Korean:
il

Spanish

  • uno
  • 1

Portuguese

  • um

French

  • un
  • radical un (no. 1)
1 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
1 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
4 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
2 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4148 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2105 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2850 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1 Morohashi
3341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1 New Nelson (John Haig)
1 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-1-4 SKIP code
1000.0 Four corner code
1-16-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e00 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
question, ask, problem
Kun:
と.うと.いとん
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
64 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 問 【モン】 counter for questions
  • 問責 【モンセキ】 blame, censure, reproof, reprimand, rebuke
  • 設問 【セツモン】 posing a question, question
  • 弔問 【チョウモン】 condolence call

Kun reading compounds

  • 問う 【とう】 to ask, to inquire, to blame (someone) for, to accuse of, to pursue (question of responsibility), to charge with, to care about, to regard as important, to call into question, to doubt, to question
  • 問うに落ちず語るに落ちる 【とうにおちずかたるにおちる】 to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
  • 問い 【とい】 question, query
  • 問い合わせ 【といあわせ】 enquiry, inquiry, query, interrogation, ENQ
  • 更問 【さらとい】 follow-up question, additional question
  • 問屋 【とんや】 wholesale store, wholesale dealer, wholesaler

Readings

Japanese names:
はる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • duda
  • pregunta
  • problema
  • preguntar
  • acusar

Portuguese

  • perguntar
  • pergunta
  • problema

French

  • question
  • demander
  • problème
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
418 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
75 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4944 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
140 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1524 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
162 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
239 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3814 Morohashi
3320 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 New Nelson (John Haig)
1617 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
41 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
387 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
8e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-3 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-44-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
554f Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
topic, subject
On:
ダイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
96 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 題 【ダイ】 title, subject, theme, topic, problem (on a test), question, counter for questions (on a test)
  • 題材 【ダイザイ】 subject, theme
  • 表題 【ヒョウダイ】 title, index, heading, headline, caption
  • 命題 【メイダイ】 proposition, thesis, notion, theory, problem, issue, challenge

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ti2
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • objeto
  • tema
  • materia

Portuguese

  • tópico
  • assunto

French

  • sujet
464 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
360 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
340 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
123 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2164 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
393 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
354 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
355 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
327 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1895 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4139 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2103 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2848 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
396 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43584 Morohashi
3337 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6645 New Nelson (John Haig)
389 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
415 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
51 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
440 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3870 2001 Kanji
9a9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-9-9 SKIP code
6180.8 Four corner code
1-34-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
984c Unicode hex code