Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)
Kun:
ゆびさ.す-さ.し
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
155 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 指揮者 【シキシャ】 (musical) conductor, commander, leader, director
  • 指揮 【シキ】 command, direction
  • 中指 【ナカユビ】 middle finger, long finger, second finger, tall finger, middle toe, third toe
  • 食指 【ショクシ】 index finger, forefinger

Kun reading compounds

  • 指 【ゆび】 finger, toe, digit
  • 指先 【ゆびさき】 fingertip, finger, toe tip, toe
  • 中指 【なかゆび】 middle finger, long finger, second finger, tall finger, middle toe, third toe
  • 食指 【しょくし】 index finger, forefinger
  • 指す 【さす】 to point, to nominate, to select someone, to specify some person, to identify, to indicate, to point out, to play (a game of shogi), to move (a piece), to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance)
  • 刺股 【さすまた】 sasumata, man catcher, two-pronged weapon for catching criminals

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 いぶ、 さし、 さす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi3, zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • dedo
  • apuntar
  • señalar

Portuguese

  • dedo
  • apontar para
  • indicar
  • colocar dentro
  • jogo (xadrez)
  • medida (governantal)

French

  • doigt
  • désigner
  • indiquer
  • jouer (échecs)
  • mesure (règle, mètre)
226 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
305 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
289 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
241 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1904 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
729 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
569 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
800 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1041 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1082 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
775 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
888 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
452 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
278 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
337 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
666 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12034 Morohashi
378 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2152 New Nelson (John Haig)
659 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
711 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
292 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
327 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1378 2001 Kanji
3c6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5206.1 Four corner code
1-27-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6307 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
family crest, figures
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1519 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 紋 【モン】 (family) crest, coat of arms, pattern, figure
  • 文様 【モンヨウ】 pattern, design
  • 家紋 【カモン】 family crest
  • 声紋 【セイモン】 voiceprint

Readings

Japanese names:
あや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • clasón de familia
  • insignia
  • blasón

Portuguese

  • Brazão de família
  • figuras

French

  • armoiries
  • motif (dessin)
1857 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1176 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3507 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1763 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1620 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1684 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1454 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1547 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1564 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1522 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1651 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1194 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1743 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27262 Morohashi
1299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4451 New Nelson (John Haig)
1727 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1863 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1381 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2766 2001 Kanji
6a4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2094.0 Four corner code
1-44-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d0b Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
acknowledge, witness, discern, recognize, appreciate, believe
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
198 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 認識 【ニンシキ】 recognition, awareness, perception, understanding, knowledge, cognition, cognizance, cognisance
  • 認可 【ニンカ】 approval, license, licence, permission
  • 公認 【コウニン】 official recognition, authorization, authorisation, licence, license, accreditation
  • 追認 【ツイニン】 ratification, confirmation

Kun reading compounds

  • 認める 【みとめる】 to recognize, to recognise, to observe, to notice, to deem, to judge, to assess, to approve, to deem acceptable, to allow, to admit, to accept, to confess (to a charge), to watch steadily, to observe carefully, to renown, to give renown to, to appreciate, to acknowledge
  • 認める 【したためる】 to write (e.g. a letter), to draw up (a document), to take down (e.g. notes), to have (lunch, dinner, etc.), to eat

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren4
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • reconocer
  • admitir
  • consentir

Portuguese

  • reconhecer
  • testemunhar
  • discernir
  • apreciar
  • acreditar

French

  • reconnaître
  • approuver
  • certifier
  • distinguer
  • apprécier
  • croire
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
962 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
952 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
363 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4370 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
649 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
903 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
738 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
751 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
668 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1690 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1948 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
605 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35502P Morohashi
1546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5623 New Nelson (John Haig)
598 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
643 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
357 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
978 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3058 2001 Kanji
7a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0763.2 Four corner code
1-39-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a8d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
evidence, proof, certificate
Kun:
あかし
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
306 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 証 【アカシ】 proof, evidence, sign, testimony, vindication, certificate, license, membership card, to testify (usu. Christian religious context), enlightenment, symptoms (in Chinese medicine), patient's condition
  • 証券 【ショウケン】 bond, bill, certificate, security
  • 査証 【サショウ】 visa, endorsing (e.g. a passport), stamping
  • 偽証 【ギショウ】 false evidence, perjury, false testimony

Kun reading compounds

  • 証 【あかし】 proof, evidence, sign, testimony, vindication, certificate, license, membership card, to testify (usu. Christian religious context), enlightenment, symptoms (in Chinese medicine), patient's condition

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • evidencia
  • prueba
  • testimonio
  • certificado

Portuguese

  • evidência
  • prova
  • certificado

French

  • preuve
  • évidence
  • certificat
816 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
737 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
715 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
430 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4341 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
697 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1746 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1660 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
484 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
493 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
666 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1672 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1899 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1010 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1365 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
386 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35341 Morohashi
1506 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5589 New Nelson (John Haig)
380 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
406 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
448 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
754 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3073 2001 Kanji
7a5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
0161.1 Four corner code
1-30-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a3c Unicode hex code