Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
604 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 捕鯨 【ホゲイ】 whaling, whale hunting, whale fishing
  • 捕獲 【ホカク】 capture, seizure
  • 採捕 【サイホ】 collecting (plants and animals), gathering, capturing, catching
  • 再逮捕 【サイタイホ】 rearrest, recapture

Kun reading compounds

  • 捉える 【とらえる】 to catch, to capture, to seize, to arrest, to grab, to catch hold of, to grasp (e.g. meaning), to perceive, to capture (e.g. features), to captivate, to move (one's heart)
  • 捕らわれる 【とらわれる】 to be caught, to be captured, to be taken prisoner, to be arrested, to be apprehended, to be seized with (fear, etc.), to be a slave to, to stick to, to adhere to, to be swayed by
  • 捕る 【とる】 to take, to catch, to capture
  • 捉える 【とらえる】 to catch, to capture, to seize, to arrest, to grab, to catch hold of, to grasp (e.g. meaning), to perceive, to capture (e.g. features), to captivate, to move (one's heart)
  • 捕らわれる 【とらわれる】 to be caught, to be captured, to be taken prisoner, to be arrested, to be apprehended, to be seized with (fear, etc.), to be a slave to, to stick to, to adhere to, to be swayed by
  • 捕まえる 【つかまえる】 to catch, to capture, to arrest, to seize, to restrain, to grab, to clutch, to grasp, to seize, to hold on to, to catch hold of (someone), to stop (e.g. a stranger in the street), to hail (a taxi, waiter, etc.), to hold (someone) back, to detain, towards (someone), at (someone), in (someone's) face
  • 捕まる 【つかまる】 to be caught, to be arrested, to hold on to, to grasp, to find (e.g. proof), to get (e.g. a taxi), to be detained by

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bu3
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • atrapar
  • capturar
  • coger
  • ser atrapado
  • ser capturado

Portuguese

  • pegar
  • capturar

French

  • attraper
  • capturer
1784 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
669 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1919 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1611 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
571 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
890 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
911 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1049 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
895 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
514 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
315 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
387 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1853 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12157 Morohashi
429 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2170 New Nelson (John Haig)
1836 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1978 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1341 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1353 2001 Kanji
3c7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
5302.7 Four corner code
1-42-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6355 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食 【ショク】 eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 飽食 【ホウショク】 gluttony, satiation, engorgement
  • 会食 【カイショク】 dining together, mess
  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 斎食 【サイジキ】 morning meal (for priests, monks, etc.), food offering at a Buddhist ceremony

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistence
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back, to receive (e.g. a blow), to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食べるラー油 【たべるラーゆ】 chili oil mixed with chopped garlic, onions, etc.
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
1-31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
draw near, stop in, bring near, gather, collect, send, forward
Kun:
よ.る-よ.りよ.せる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
673 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寄港 【キコウ】 stopping at a port
  • 寄金 【キキン】 contribution, donation
  • 数寄 【スキ】 refined taste, elegant pursuits

Kun reading compounds

  • 寄る 【よる】 to approach, to draw near, to come near, to be close to, to gather (in one place), to come together, to meet, to stop by (while on one's way to another place), to drop by, to make a short visit, to grow old, to grow high (number, etc.), to grow (wrinkly), to lean against, to recline on, to push one's opponent while holding their belt, to decide on a price and come to a deal, to be swayed by (a person), to yield to
  • 寄ると触ると 【よるとさわると】 whenever they come together
  • 寄せる 【よせる】 to come near, to let someone approach, to bring near, to bring together, to collect, to gather, to deliver (opinion, news, etc.), to send (e.g. a letter), to contribute, to donate, to let someone drop by, to add (numbers), to have feelings for (love, goodwill, trust, etc.), to rely upon for a time, to depend on, to use as a pretext, to put aside, to press, to push, to force, to include, to welcome (in a group), to let in

Readings

Japanese names:
よせ、 より、 よろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • colaborar
  • apoyarse en
  • acercarse
  • reunirse
  • arrimar
  • juntar

Portuguese

  • aproximar
  • juntar
  • colecionar
  • enviar
  • adiantar

French

  • approcher
  • s'approcher
  • faire une visite
  • collecter
  • rassembler
  • envoyer
  • faire suivre
576 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
671 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
642 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
545 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1318 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
692 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
471 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1525 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1361 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1445 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1120 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
486 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2856 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1473 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1983 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
196 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7203 Morohashi
2291 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1345 New Nelson (John Haig)
192 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
204 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
727 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
749 2001 Kanji
3m8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3062.1 Four corner code
1-20-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bc4 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
29 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生育 【セイイク】 birth and growth, giving birth and raising, development, breeding
  • 回生 【カイセイ】 resurrection, resuscitation, regeneration, university student in ... year
  • 公衆衛生 【コウシュウエイセイ】 sanitation, public health
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生家 【セイカ】 house where one was born, one's parents' house
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, cruel, heartless, callous, brutal
  • 死生 【シセイ】 life and death

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, dough, batter, inherent quality, one's true character, one's true colours, unglazed pottery, skin with no make-up, uncoated metal
  • 死に生き 【しにいき】 death and life, death or life, death
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (sex), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, blank (e.g. disk), unused, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, insufficient, incomplete, half-baked, half-hearted, perfunctory, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現ナマ 【げんナマ】 cold cash, hard cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
1-32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code