Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hold, have
Kun:
も.つ-も.ちも.てる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 持 【ジ】 draw (in go, poetry contest, etc.), tie
  • 持参 【ジサン】 bringing, taking, carrying
  • 維持 【イジ】 maintenance, preservation, improvement
  • 支持 【シジ】 support, backing, endorsement, approval, propping up, holding up, support

Kun reading compounds

  • 持つ 【もつ】 to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carry, to possess, to have, to own, to maintain, to keep, to last, to be durable, to keep, to survive, to take charge of, to be in charge of, to hold (meeting, etc.), to have (opportunity, etc.), to have "it", to have that special something, to be blessed with good luck
  • 持子 【もつご】 stone moroko (Pseudorasbora parva), topmouth gudgeon
  • 持てる 【もてる】 to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.), to be well liked, to be popular, to be pampered (spoiled, doted upon, etc.), to be welcomed, to endure (the tests of time, the elements, etc.), to last, possessed, held, rich, wealthy, affluent
  • 持てる者 【もてるもの】 (the) haves, those who have

Readings

Japanese names:
もち、 もつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • duración
  • propiedad
  • cargo
  • sostener
  • mantener

Portuguese

  • segurar
  • ter

French

  • avoir
  • tenir
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
310 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
294 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
184 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1903 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
50 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
178 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
801 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
451 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
333 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
667 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12019 Morohashi
374 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2151 New Nelson (John Haig)
660 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
712 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
94 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
328 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1348 2001 Kanji
3c6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5404.1 Four corner code
1-27-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6301 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
leader, commander, general, admiral, or, and again, soon, from now on, just about
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
634 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 将 【ショウ】 commander, general, leader
  • 将来 【ショウライ】 future (usually near), prospects
  • 大将 【タイショウ】 general, admiral, head, chief, leader, boss, kingpin, old chap, mate, boss, chief, man, athlete who competes in the last match of a team competition (kendo, judo, etc.)
  • 陸軍大将 【リクグンタイショウ】 army general

Kun reading compounds

  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally
  • 将 【はた】 or, otherwise, furthermore, also, perhaps, by some chance, possibly, that being said, be that as it may, however, but, not to mention, needless to say, as expected, sure enough, really, at all
  • 将又 【はたまた】 or
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 かつり、 すすむ、 たか、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiang1, jiang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • líder
  • cargo
  • mando
  • mandar
  • de ahora en adelante

Portuguese

  • líder
  • comandante
  • general
  • almirante
  • ou
  • e outra vez
  • logo
  • de agora em diante
  • somente sobre isto

French

  • dirigeant
  • commandant
  • général
  • amiral
  • ou
  • l'un après l'autre
  • bientôt
  • à partir de maintenant
  • à peu près
911 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
899 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
561 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2840 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
920 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
479 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1040 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
627 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
637 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
830 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
506 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
551 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
336 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
739 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7437P Morohashi
460 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 New Nelson (John Haig)
731 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
789 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
447 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
906 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1248 2001 Kanji
2b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3214.9 Four corner code
3714.2 Four corner code
1-30-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c06 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
chess piece, Japanese chess, shogi
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1311 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 棋士 【キシ】 professional shogi player, professional go player
  • 棋譜 【キフ】 record of a game of go, shogi, chess, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 碁 【ご】 go (board game)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi2
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • pieza de ajedrez
  • ajedrez japonés
  • shogi

Portuguese

  • peça de xadrez
  • xadrez Japonês
  • shogi

French

  • pièce d'échec
  • échecs japonais
  • shogi
1130 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1259 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2294 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1794 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1438 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1835 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1985 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1535 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1099 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
675 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
899 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1779 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14922 Morohashi
987 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2744 New Nelson (John Haig)
1763 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1900 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1552 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1861 2001 Kanji
4a8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4498.1 Four corner code
1-20-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
68cb Unicode hex code