Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
广
Variants:
broaden, extend, expand, enlarge
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
611 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 拡充 【カクジュウ】 expansion
  • 拡散 【カクサン】 scattering, diffusion, spread (e.g. signal across the spectrum)
  • 軍拡 【グンカク】 military expansion, expansion of armaments

Kun reading compounds

  • 広がる 【ひろがる】 to spread (out), to extend, to stretch, to reach to, to get around, to fill (e.g. a space)
  • 広げる 【ひろげる】 to spread, to extend, to expand, to enlarge, to widen, to broaden, to unfold, to open, to unroll, to unwrap, to scatter about, to spread around, to make flourish, to cause to prosper

Readings

Chinese:
kuo4
Korean:
hwag, gwang

Spanish

  • ensanchar
  • expandir
  • extender
  • aumentar
  • ampliar

Portuguese

  • alargar
  • extender
  • expandir

French

  • élargir
  • étendre
  • développer
  • agrandir
747 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
835 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
820 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
625 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1876 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
776 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
567 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
799 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1113 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1165 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
768 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
870 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
366 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
273 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
748 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11985P Morohashi
309 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2118 New Nelson (John Haig)
740 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
801 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
860 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1371 2001 Kanji
3c5.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5003.2 Four corner code
19-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62e1 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
403 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 張 【チョウ】 Chinese "Extended Net" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for objects with stretched strings (i.e. bows, kotos), curtains, papers, etc.
  • 張本人 【チョウホンニン】 originator, ringleader, perpetrator, main culprit, person responsible
  • 海外出張 【カイガイシュッチョウ】 overseas business trip
  • 伸張 【シンチョウ】 expansion, extension, elongation, stretching, uncompression

Kun reading compounds

  • 張る 【はる】 to stick, to paste, to affix, to stretch, to spread, to strain, to tighten, to put up (tent), to form (e.g. ice on a pond), to fill, to swell, to stick out, to put, to slap, to be expensive, to keep a watch on, to be on the lookout, to become one tile away from completion, to span, to generate

Readings

Japanese names:
はり、 わり
Chinese:
zhang1
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • expansión
  • ensanchamiento
  • exageración
  • ensanchar
  • hinchar
  • desplegar

Portuguese

  • alongar
  • sufixo para contagem de para arcos & instrumentos de corda
  • esticar
  • espalhar
  • erguer (tenda)

French

  • allonger
  • étirer
  • étaler
  • compteur d'arcs et instruments à cordes
  • monter (tente)
675 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
775 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
752 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
462 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1570 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
681 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
516 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1879 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
1106 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1185 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
612 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
573 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
431 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1940 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9812 Morohashi
474 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1694 New Nelson (John Haig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2071 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
744 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3565 2001 Kanji
3h8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1123.2 Four corner code
36-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f35 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character, personality, disposition, nature
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature (of a person or thing), that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention
  • 女の性 【おんなのさが】 the ways of women

Readings

Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code