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

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 person, -er, expert, geisha, prostitute
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code