Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
search, look for, locate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
592 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 捜索 【ソウサク】 search (esp. for someone or something missing), manhunt, legally authorized search of a person, building, etc.
  • 捜査 【ソウサ】 search (esp. in criminal investigations), investigation, inquiry, enquiry
  • 特捜 【トクソウ】 special investigation
  • 博捜 【ハクソウ】 searching far and wide

Kun reading compounds

  • 探す 【さがす】 to search for, to look for, to hunt for, to seek, to search (a house, pocket, etc.), to search through, to rummage in (e.g. a drawer), to fish around

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sou1
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • buscar
  • localizar
  • explorar
  • consultar el diccionario

Portuguese

  • Pesquisar
  • esperar
  • localizar

French

  • chercher
  • rechercher
  • détecter
  • repérer
1516 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
701 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1917 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1432 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
572 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
989 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1026 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1475 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
893 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
516 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
318 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
389 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1129 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12179P Morohashi
432 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2168 New Nelson (John Haig)
1120 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1201 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1339 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
5504.7 Four corner code
1-33-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
635c Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
investigate
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
184 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 査証 【サショウ】 visa, endorsing (e.g. a passport), stamping
  • 査察 【ササツ】 inspection (for compliance), investigation (tax, etc.)
  • 主査 【シュサ】 chief examiner or investigator
  • 実態調査 【ジッタイチョウサ】 fact-finding investigation, investigation into actual conditions, fact-finding survey

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cha2, zha1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • investigar
  • examinar
  • inspeccionar

Portuguese

  • investigar

French

  • investigation
611 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
705 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
678 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
284 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2235 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
510 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
630 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
624 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
634 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
825 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1056 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3092 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1580 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1798 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14643 Morohashi
2437 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2630 New Nelson (John Haig)
1781 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
699 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1873 2001 Kanji
4a5.32 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
4010.7 Four corner code
1-26-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67fb Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
orders, laws, command, decree, good
On:
レイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
804 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 令 【レイ】 command, order, dictation, nth year in the Reiwa era (May 1, 2019-)
  • 令状 【レイジョウ】 warrant, summons, written order
  • 号令 【ゴウレイ】 order (esp. to a number of people), command, ritual of bowing at start and end of school class
  • 政令 【セイレイ】 government ordinance, cabinet order

Readings

Japanese names:
のり、 りょう、 れ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ling4, ling2, ling3
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

  • órdenes
  • leyes

Portuguese

  • pedidos
  • leis antigas
  • comando
  • decreto

French

  • ordre
  • anciennes lois
  • décret
736 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
633 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
603 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
668 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
360 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
496 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
303 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
155 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
831 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
850 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
998 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
46 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2489 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1259 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1725 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1413 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
387 Morohashi
1995 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
121 New Nelson (John Haig)
1401 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1503 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
460 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2844 2001 Kanji
2a3.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
8030.7 Four corner code
8022.7 Four corner code
1-46-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee4 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
status quo, conditions, circumstances, form, appearance
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
298 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 状 【ジョウ】 form, shape, appearance, state, condition, circumstances, letter, correspondence
  • 状況 【ジョウキョウ】 state of affairs (around you), situation, circumstances
  • 内情 【ナイジョウ】 internal conditions, true state of affairs
  • 形状 【ケイジョウ】 shape, form

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhuang4
Korean:
jang, sang

Spanish

  • estado
  • condición
  • circunstancias
  • situación

Portuguese

  • condicional
  • condições
  • circunstâncias
  • formulário
  • aparecimento

French

  • état des choses
  • conditions
  • circonstances
  • lettre
  • forme
  • apparence
818 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
739 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
717 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
414 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2839 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
512 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
727 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
365A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
626 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
636 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
829 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1296 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
244 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20257 Morohashi
272 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3556 New Nelson (John Haig)
239 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
430 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
672 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1263 2001 Kanji
2b5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3313.4 Four corner code
1-30-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72b6 Unicode hex code