Jisho

×

8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
arrest, seize, concerned, adhere to, despite
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1336 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 拘束 【コウソク】 restriction, restraint, binding, constraint
  • 拘禁 【コウキン】 detention, custody, confinement, internment

Kun reading compounds

  • 関わる 【かかわる】 to be affected, to be influenced, to be concerned with, to have to do with, to stick to (opinions)

Readings

Chinese:
ju1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • arrestar
  • agarrar
  • coger
  • adherir
  • afectar

Portuguese

  • prisão
  • prender
  • interessada
  • aderir
  • desgosto

French

  • arrestation
  • saisir
  • adhérer
  • être concerné
  • malgré
1249 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1611 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1881 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1448 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1350 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1800 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1938 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1469 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
873 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
274 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
661 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11963 Morohashi
310 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2123 New Nelson (John Haig)
654 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
706 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1179 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1349 2001 Kanji
3c5.28 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5702.0 Four corner code
25-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62d8 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
bundle, sheaf, ream, tie in bundles, govern, manage, control
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
918 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 束 【ソク】 lattice, counter for large bundles (e.g. 10 sheafs of rice, 200 sheets of calligraphy paper, 20 whistling arrows, 100 fish), handbreadth (unit for measuring the length of arrows)
  • 束縛 【ソクバク】 restraint, restriction, fetters, yoke, shackles, binding, confinement with rope
  • 結束 【ケッソク】 union, unity, solidarity, bundling, binding, tying, putting on (clothes, armour, etc.)
  • 口約束 【クチヤクソク】 verbal promise, one's word

Kun reading compounds

  • 束 【たば】 bundle, bunch, sheaf
  • 束ねる 【たばねる】 to tie up in a bundle (e.g. straw, hair, bills, letters), to bundle, to sheathe, to govern, to manage, to control, to administer, to fold (one's arms), to put together (one's hands)
  • 鍵束 【かぎたば】 bunch of keys
  • 麦束 【むぎたば】 wheat sheaf, stacked wheat
  • 束ねる 【たばねる】 to tie up in a bundle (e.g. straw, hair, bills, letters), to bundle, to sheathe, to govern, to manage, to control, to administer, to fold (one's arms), to put together (one's hands)
  • 束 【つか】 strut, short vertical post, thickness (of a book minus the cover, a sheaf of paper, etc.), handbreadth, bundle
  • 束ねる 【たばねる】 to tie up in a bundle (e.g. straw, hair, bills, letters), to bundle, to sheathe, to govern, to manage, to control, to administer, to fold (one's arms), to put together (one's hands)
  • 不束 【ふつつか】 rude, inexperienced, stupid, incompetent
  • 矢束 【やつか】 arrow length, bundle of arrows
  • 束ねる 【たばねる】 to tie up in a bundle (e.g. straw, hair, bills, letters), to bundle, to sheathe, to govern, to manage, to control, to administer, to fold (one's arms), to put together (one's hands)

Readings

Chinese:
shu4
Korean:
sog

Spanish

  • manojo
  • legajo (papeles)
  • haz (leños)
  • gavilla
  • racimo
  • bobina

Portuguese

  • pacote
  • molho
  • feixe
  • amarra em pacotes
  • governar
  • administrar

French

  • fagot
  • gerbe
  • bouquet
  • promesse
  • mettre en liasse
  • rame (papier)
  • gouverner
  • diriger
  • contrôler
561 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1535 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
998 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
196 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1126 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
620 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
536 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
501 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
510 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
382 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1051 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4369 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2214 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2978 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1680 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14480 Morohashi
3554 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 New Nelson (John Haig)
1664 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1793 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
486 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
0a7.8 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
5090.6 Four corner code
34-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
675f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code

簿

19 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
register, record book
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1358 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 簿記 【ボキ】 journalization (accounts), journalisation, bookkeeping
  • 簿外 【ボガイ】 unaccounted, off the books
  • 出納簿 【スイトウボ】 cashbook
  • 乗客名簿 【ジョウキャクメイボ】 list of passengers, passenger manifest, passenger register

Readings

Chinese:
bu4
Korean:
bu, bag

Spanish

  • libro de registro
  • cuaderno de notas

Portuguese

  • registro
  • registrar em livros

French

  • registre
  • livre (comptes, annuaire)
1790 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1380 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3448 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1073 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1608 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1543 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1684 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1491 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3387 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2377 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
958 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26623P Morohashi
2727 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4364 New Nelson (John Haig)
949 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1020 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1917 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2348 2001 Kanji
6f13.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-13 SKIP code
8814.6 Four corner code
42-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c3f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
shoot, arrow
Parts:
style, ceremony, rite, function, method, system, form, expression
On:
シキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
251 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 式 【シキ】 equation, formula, expression, ceremony, style, enforcement regulations (of the ritsuryo)
  • 式場 【シキジョウ】 ceremonial hall (e.g. wedding, funeral), hall for ceremonies, place of ceremony
  • 硬式 【コウシキ】 hard (esp. of hardball, tennis, etc.)
  • 型式 【カタシキ】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sig

Spanish

  • ceremonia
  • método
  • sistema
  • forma

Portuguese

  • estilo
  • cerimônia
  • rito
  • método
  • sistema
  • formulário

French

  • type
  • protocole
  • cérémonie
  • rituel
  • fonction
  • processus
  • système
  • forme
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
311 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
295 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
185 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1556 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
349 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
515 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
306 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
525 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
534 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
796 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
602 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3785 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2623 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
359 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9663 Morohashi
3049 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1676 New Nelson (John Haig)
353 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
377 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
356 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
269 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
4n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
4310.0 Four corner code
28-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f0f Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
compare, compete
Parts:
Variants:
compare, race, ratio, Philippines
Kun:
くら.べる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 比 【ヒ】 ratio, proportion, match, equal, explicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing), Philippines, in comparison with ...
  • 比較 【ヒカク】 comparison
  • 口径比 【コウケイヒ】 aperture ratio (inverse of the f-number), relative aperture
  • 正比 【セイヒ】 direct ratio

Kun reading compounds

  • 比べる 【くらべる】 to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ぴっ
Chinese:
bi3, bi4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • comparación
  • proporción
  • relación
  • Filipinas
  • comparar

Portuguese

  • comparar
  • corrida
  • razão
  • Phillipines

French

  • comparer
  • compétition
  • proportion
  • Philippines
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
771 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
557 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
589 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
660 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1146 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
29 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
456 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16743 Morohashi
26 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3010 New Nelson (John Haig)
447 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
482 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
450 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
643 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
2m3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2171.0 Four corner code
2111.0 Four corner code
40-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd4 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
example, custom, usage, precedent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
399 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 例 【レイ】 custom, practice, habit, usual, said, aforementioned, instance, example, case, illustration, usage, precedent
  • 例会 【レイカイ】 regular meeting
  • 恒例 【コウレイ】 established practice, custom
  • 定例 【テイレイ】 regular, ordinary (e.g. session of parliament), established usage, precedent, regular practice

Kun reading compounds

  • 例える 【たとえる】 to compare (something) to, to liken, to speak figuratively, to use a simile, to use a metaphor
  • 例えるなら 【たとえるなら】 for example

Readings

Chinese:
li4
Korean:
rye

Spanish

  • ejemplo
  • normal
  • comparar
  • ilustrar

Portuguese

  • exemplo
  • costume
  • uso
  • precedente

French

  • exemple
  • coutume
  • usage
  • précédent
737 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
635 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
605 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
508 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
441 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
314 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
612 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
622 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
811 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
93 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
99 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
67 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
981 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
587 Morohashi
89 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
193 New Nelson (John Haig)
972 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1046 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
294 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
518 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2143 2001 Kanji
2a6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
46-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f8b Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., generation, charge, rate, fee
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
66 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 代 【ダイ】 charge, cost, price, generation, age, reign, era, a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone), switchboard number, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.), proxy application company, pronoun
  • 代官 【ダイカン】 Edo-period prefectural governor (magistrate, bailiff)
  • 大時代 【オオジダイ】 old-fashioned, antiquated, anachronistic
  • 次代 【ジダイ】 the next era
  • 代謝 【タイシャ】 metabolism, renewal, regeneration, replacing the old with the new
  • 代赭 【タイシャ】 red ocher (ochre)
  • 永代 【エイタイ】 permanence, eternity
  • 希代 【キタイ】 uncommon, rare, extraordinary, matchless

Kun reading compounds

  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わり合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns (to do)
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わり合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns (to do)
  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 世 【よ】 world, society, public, life, lifetime, age, era, period, epoch, generation, reign, rule, the times, world (of existence)
  • 代々 【だいだい】 for generations, hereditary, generation after generation
  • 千代 【ちよ】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, Kimigayo (Japanese national anthem)
  • 代 【しろ】 substitution, material, price, margin (e.g. for stapling, etc.), area required for something, shiro (unit of land area equal to one-fiftieth of a tan; approx. 19.83 m.sq.)
  • 代物 【しろもの】 article, goods, product, fine thing, fellow, affair, stuff, prostitute
  • 阿代 【あしろ】 Ophidion asiro (species of cusk eel)
  • 食い代 【くいしろ】 food expenses

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • generación
  • reinado
  • sustituir
  • reemplazar
  • relevar

Portuguese

  • substituto
  • mudança
  • convertido
  • repor
  • período
  • idade
  • geração
  • carga
  • valor
  • taxa

French

  • substituer
  • changer
  • convertir
  • remplacer
  • période
  • âge
  • ère
  • génération
  • montant d'argent
  • taux
  • prix
  • redevance
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
358 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
338 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
68 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
364 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
85 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
111 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
125 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
256 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
413 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
61 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
34 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1014 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
386 Morohashi
30 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
125 New Nelson (John Haig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1080 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
87 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
257 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2324.0 Four corner code
34-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
surface, table, chart, diagram
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
77 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 表 【ヒョウ】 table (e.g. Table 1), chart, list
  • 表記 【ヒョウキ】 expression in writing, written representation, notation, transcription, orthography, writing on the surface (e.g. an address on an envelope), inscribing on the face
  • 一覧表 【イチランヒョウ】 list, table, schedule, catalogue, catalog
  • 意表 【イヒョウ】 surprise, something unexpected

Kun reading compounds

  • 表 【おもて】 surface, face (i.e. the visible side of an object), front (of a building, etc.), obverse side (i.e. "head") of a coin, outside, exterior, appearance, public, first half (of an inning), top (of an inning), cover (for tatami mats, etc.), foreground
  • 表裏 【ひょうり】 front and back, inside and outside, two sides, both sides, duplicity, double-dealing, being two-faced
  • 京表 【きょうおもて】 vicinity of Kyoto
  • 中表 【なかおもて】 cloth folded inside out
  • 表す 【あらわす】 to represent, to signify, to stand for, to reveal, to show, to display, to express, to make widely known
  • 現れる 【あらわれる】 to appear, to come in sight, to become visible, to come out, to embody, to materialize, to materialise, to be expressed (e.g. emotions), to become apparent (e.g. trends, effects)
  • 表す 【あらわす】 to represent, to signify, to stand for, to reveal, to show, to display, to express, to make widely known

Readings

Chinese:
biao3
Korean:
pyo

Spanish

  • superficie
  • tabla
  • diagrama
  • expresar
  • mostrar

Portuguese

  • superfície
  • tabela
  • gráfico
  • diagrama

French

  • surface (apparente)
  • face
  • tableau
  • graphique
  • diagramme
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
402 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
379 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
124 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
108 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
308 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
879 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
914 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
272 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
272 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
437 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1620 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3083 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2151 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1560 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34105 Morohashi
2429 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5422 New Nelson (John Haig)
1546 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1666 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
178 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
311 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
0a8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
5073.2 Four corner code
41-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8868 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
system, law, rule
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 制 【セイ】 system, organization, organisation, imperial command, laws, regulation, control, government, suppression, restraint, holding back, establishment
  • 制圧 【セイアツ】 gaining total control (of people or counties), suppression, oppression, control, mastery, ascendancy, supremacy
  • 天皇制 【テンノウセイ】 the Emperor System
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule

Readings

Chinese:
zhi4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • comprobar
  • cesar
  • poner fin
  • sistema
  • construir

Portuguese

  • sistema
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • système
  • règle
  • loi
  • régime
  • contrôle
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
722 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
433 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1624 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
425 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1961 Morohashi
1274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 New Nelson (John Haig)
418 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
447 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
161 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
689 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2443 2001 Kanji
2f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
32-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5236 Unicode hex code