Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
clear (the land), open, break up (land)
Kun:
ひら.く
On:
タク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1526 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 拓銀 【タクギン】 Takushoku Bank
  • 拓殖 【タクショク】 colonization, colonisation, development, settlement, exploitation
  • 干拓 【カンタク】 land reclamation (from sea)
  • 未開拓 【ミカイタク】 undeveloped (area), unexplored (field of study), wild (areas), untapped area

Kun reading compounds

  • 拓く 【ひらく】 to open (e.g. path), to clear (the way), to break up (e.g. land)

Readings

Japanese names:
つ、 ひろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tuo4, ta4
Korean:
cheog, tag

Spanish

  • aclarar
  • despejar la tierra
  • calcar

Portuguese

  • limpar (a terra)
  • abrir
  • abrir (terra)

French

  • défricher
  • conquête (terrain)
1554 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1415 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1873 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1780 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1349 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
586 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1833 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1983 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1263 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
876 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
375 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
237 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
282 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
658 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11958 Morohashi
317 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2115 New Nelson (John Haig)
651 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
703 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1377 2001 Kanji
3c5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5106.0 Four corner code
1-34-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62d3 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
Kun:
もと
On:
ホン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
10 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 本 【ホン】 book, volume, script, this, present, current, ... in question, ... at issue, main, head, principal, real, genuine, regular, proper, counter for long, cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
  • 本位 【ホンイ】 standard, basis, principle
  • 社会資本 【シャカイシホン】 social capital, SOC
  • 配本 【ハイホン】 distribution of books

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, base, mix, stock, (someone's) side, (someone'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
  • 本木 【もとき】 original stock
  • 大本 【おおもと】 root, origin, source, cause, basis, foundation, Ōmoto (religion)
  • 旗本 【はたもと】 shogunal vassal, direct retainer of a shogun

Readings

Japanese names:
まと、 ごう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ben3
Korean:
bon

Spanish

  • libro
  • origen
  • base
  • contador de cosas alargadas

Portuguese

  • livro
  • presente
  • real
  • verdadeiro
  • principal
  • sufixo p/ contagem De coisas longas

French

  • livre
  • présent
  • essentiel
  • origine
  • principal
  • réalité
  • vérité
  • compteur d'objets allongés
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
70 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
15 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
96 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
20 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
61 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
25 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1046 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4314 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14421 Morohashi
3502 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2536 New Nelson (John Haig)
211 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
47 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1855 2001 Kanji
0a5.25 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5023.0 Four corner code
1-43-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672c Unicode hex code