Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
beckon, invite, summon, engage
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
840 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 招請 【ショウセイ】 invitation
  • 招集 【ショウシュウ】 call, summons, convening, convocation

Kun reading compounds

  • 招く 【まねく】 to invite, to ask, to beckon, to wave someone in, to gesture to, to call in, to send for, to summon, to bring on oneself, to cause, to incur, to lead to, to result in

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhao1
Korean:
cho, gyo

Spanish

  • invitar
  • convocar

Portuguese

  • aceno
  • convidar
  • encontro
  • empenhar

French

  • inviter
  • faire signe
  • appeler
  • éveiller (attention)
814 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
735 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
712 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
747 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1882 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
679 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
565 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.13 Japanese for Busy People
455 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
462 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
696 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
874 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
374 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
281 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
657 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11968 Morohashi
316 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2124 New Nelson (John Haig)
650 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
702 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
687 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1377 2001 Kanji
3c5.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5706.2 Four corner code
1-30-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62db Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
wait, depend on
Kun:
ま.つ-ま.ち
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
391 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 待遇 【タイグウ】 treatment, reception, service, working conditions, salary, pay, remuneration
  • 待機 【タイキ】 standing by, awaiting an opportunity, being on alert
  • 歓待 【カンタイ】 warm welcome, friendly reception, hospitality, entertainment
  • 優待 【ユウタイ】 preferential treatment, hospitality, warm reception, cordial welcome

Kun reading compounds

  • 待つ 【まつ】 to wait, to await, to look forward to, to anticipate, to depend on, to need
  • 待つ身は長い 【まつみはながい】 a watched pot never boils

Readings

Japanese names:
まち、 まつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • esperar
  • aguardar

Portuguese

  • esperar
  • contar com

French

  • attendre
  • compter sur
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
357 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
337 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
374 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1609 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
611 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
785 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
452 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10085 Morohashi
364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 New Nelson (John Haig)
879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
944 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
366 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
336 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2424.1 Four corner code
1-34-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f85 Unicode hex code