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

12 strokes
Radical:
death, decay 歹 (歺)
Parts:
augment, increase, multiply, raise
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1362 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 植民地 【ショクミンチ】 colony, (Japanese) settlement (in Brazil)
  • 植民 【ショクミン】 colonization, colonisation
  • 増殖 【ゾウショク】 increase, multiplication, propagation, proliferation
  • 生殖 【セイショク】 reproduction

Kun reading compounds

  • 増える 【ふえる】 to increase, to multiply
  • 増やす 【ふやす】 to increase, to add to, to augment

Readings

Japanese names:
うえ、 え、 げ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi2, shi5
Korean:
sig

Spanish

  • aumentar
  • incrementar
  • crecer

Portuguese

  • aumentar
  • aumento
  • multiplicar
  • levantar

French

  • croître
  • augmenter
  • multiplier
  • élever
1426 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1647 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2448 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1396 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1453 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1867 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1506 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1607 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1540 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1137 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1253 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
680 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
819 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16502 Morohashi
994 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2981 New Nelson (John Haig)
811 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
874 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1557 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
5c7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
1421.6 Four corner code
1-31-03 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b96 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 large, big, great, huge, vast, major, important, serious, severe, great, prominent, eminent, distinguished, -sized, as big as, the size of, university, large (e.g. serving size), large option, long month (i.e. having 31 days)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, US Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, US Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
1-34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
study, learning, science
Kun:
まな.ぶ
On:
ガク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
63 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 学 【ガク】 learning, scholarship, study, erudition, knowledge, education, study of ..., -ology, -ics
  • 学位 【ガクイ】 (academic) degree
  • 短期大学 【タンキダイガク】 junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
  • 法医学 【ホウイガク】 forensic medicine, forensic pathology, medical jurisprudence, legal medicine

Kun reading compounds

  • 学ぶ 【まなぶ】 to study (in depth), to learn, to take lessons in

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xue2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • estudio
  • aprendizaje
  • ciencia
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • estudo
  • aprendizagem
  • ciência

French

  • étudier
  • apprendre
  • science
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
10 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
33 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1271 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
66 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
44 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
719 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
109 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
460 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6974 Morohashi
2555 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 New Nelson (John Haig)
324 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
346 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
15 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
71 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
947 2001 Kanji
3n4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
3240.7 Four corner code
9040.7 Four corner code
1-19-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b66 Unicode hex code