Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
maneuver, manipulate, operate, steer, chastity, virginity, fidelity
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1016 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 操 【ミサオ】 fidelity, honour, honor, constancy, chastity (of a woman), faithfulness (e.g. to one's husband)
  • 操作 【ソウサ】 operation, management, handling, manipulating (to one's benefit), manipulation, influencing
  • 体操 【タイソウ】 gymnastics, physical exercises, artistic gymnastics, gymnastics competition, physical education (class), PE
  • 器械体操 【キカイタイソウ】 apparatus gymnastics, artistic gymnastics

Kun reading compounds

  • 操 【みさお】 fidelity, honour, honor, constancy, chastity (of a woman), faithfulness (e.g. to one's husband)
  • 操を守る 【みさおをまもる】 to adhere to one's principles, to preserve one's chastity
  • 操る 【あやつる】 to operate (e.g. a machine), to handle, to manage, to control, to maneuver, to steer, to have a good command of (a language), to play proficiently (of a musical instrument), to work (a puppet), to pull the strings of a puppet, to manipulate (a person, public opinion, etc.), to pull the strings, to control from the shadows, to mastermind

Readings

Japanese names:
さお、 みさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cao1, cao4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • manipular
  • manejar
  • dirigir
  • castidad
  • fidelidad
  • virtud

Portuguese

  • manobra
  • manipular
  • opera
  • pilotar
  • castidade
  • virgindade
  • fidelidade

French

  • manipuler
  • manoeuvre
  • faite marcher
  • diriger
  • chasteté
  • virginité
  • fidélité
935 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
922 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
985 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2015 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1367 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
582 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2448 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1655 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1769 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1485 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
928 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
948 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
531 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
693 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
678 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12806 Morohashi
769 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2296 New Nelson (John Haig)
671 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
724 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
995 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1364 2001 Kanji
3c13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
5609.4 Four corner code
1-33-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
64cd Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
turf, lawn
Kun:
しば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1052 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芝 【シバ】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【シバイ】 play, drama
  • 霊芝 【レイシ】 bracket fungus (Ganoderma lucidum), reishi mushroom

Kun reading compounds

  • 芝 【しば】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【しばい】 play, drama
  • 高麗芝 【こうらいしば】 Korean lawn grass
  • 道芝 【みちしば】 roadside grass, roadside weeds, guidance (sometimes esp. referring to guidance in love), guidepost, guide, Chinese fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides)

Readings

Japanese names:
こげ、 しは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • césped
  • hierba

Portuguese

  • gramado
  • relva

French

  • pelouse
  • gazon
1335 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
722 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
954 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1695 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
289 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
640 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2705 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30699P Morohashi
2180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1216 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1301 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1089 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1970 2001 Kanji
3k2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
4430.7 Four corner code
1-28-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
829d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
Variants:
reside, to be, exist, live with
Kun:
い.る-いお.る
On:
キョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
836 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 居 【キョ】 residence
  • 居住 【キョジュウ】 residence, abode, dwelling
  • 同居 【ドウキョ】 living together, coexistence
  • 別居 【ベッキョ】 separation, living apart
  • 居士 【コジ】 grhapati (layman; sometimes used as a posthumous suffix), private-sector scholar

Kun reading compounds

  • 居る 【いる】 to be (of animate objects), to exist, to stay, to be ...-ing, to have been ...-ing
  • 居留守を使う 【いるすをつかう】 to pretend to be out
  • 居る 【おる】 to be (animate), to be, to exist, to be ..ing, to (have the audacity to) do

Readings

Japanese names:
おき、 ぐ、 すえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju1, ji1
Korean:
geo, gi

Spanish

  • sentarse
  • residir
  • vivir con
  • ser [nk]
  • existir

Portuguese

  • residir
  • existir
  • viver com

French

  • se trouver
  • résider
  • être
  • exister
  • vivre avec
586 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
678 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
649 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
777 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1387 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
208 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
483 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
737 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
171 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
535 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
527 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3822 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1959 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2653 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1072 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7663 Morohashi
3080 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1416 New Nelson (John Haig)
1063 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1143 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
281 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
680 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3r5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
7726.4 Four corner code
1-21-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c45 Unicode hex code