Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
oneself 己 (巳, 已, 㔾)
Parts:
reformation, change, modify, mend, renew, examine, inspect, search
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
147 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 改 【カイ】 revision
  • 改善 【カイゼン】 betterment, improvement, kaizen (Japanese business philosophy of continuous improvement)
  • 更改 【コウカイ】 renewal, extension, revision
  • 契約更改 【ケイヤクコウカイ】 contract renewal

Kun reading compounds

  • 改める 【あらためる】 to change, to alter, to revise, to replace, to reform, to correct, to mend, to improve, to examine, to check, to inspect, to do properly, to do formally
  • 改まる 【あらたまる】 to be renewed, to stand on ceremony, to be formal, to take a turn for the worse

Readings

Chinese:
gai3
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • reforma
  • cambio
  • investigación
  • cambiar
  • reformar
  • renovar
  • revisar
  • investigar

Portuguese

  • reforma
  • mudança
  • modificar
  • umsertar
  • renovar
  • examinar
  • inspecionar
  • pesquisar

French

  • réforme
  • changer
  • modifier
  • améliorer
  • renouveler
  • examiner
  • inspecter
  • chercher
359 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
458 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
435 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
294 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1464 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
691 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
584 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
379 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
514 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
523 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
726 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
933 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
287 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
534 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13114 Morohashi
243 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2332 New Nelson (John Haig)
528 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
567 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
289 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
475 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3566 2001 Kanji
4i3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
1874.0 Four corner code
18-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6539 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
determine, fix, establish, decide
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
48 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 定期 【テイキ】 fixed period, fixed term, regular, periodic, periodical, fixed-term commutation pass, fixed-term deposit, futures contracts
  • 定価 【テイカ】 list price, regular price, established price
  • 否定 【ヒテイ】 denial, negation, repudiation, disavowal, negation (logic), NOT operation
  • 特定 【トクテイ】 specific, particular, designated, special, specifying, designating, identifying, pinpointing
  • 定規 【ジョウギ】 (measuring) ruler
  • 定住 【テイジュウ】 settlement, permanent residency
  • 改定 【カイテイ】 revision (of a rule, price, etc.), alteration, change
  • 不定 【フジョウ】 uncertainty, insecurity, inconstancy, indefinite, undecided

Kun reading compounds

  • 定める 【さだめる】 to decide, to establish, to determine
  • 定まる 【さだまる】 to become settled, to be fixed
  • 定か 【さだか】 definite, sure

Readings

Japanese names:
さた
Chinese:
ding4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • decidir

Portuguese

  • determinar
  • fixar
  • estabelecer
  • decidir

French

  • déterminé
  • fixé
  • établi
  • décidé
474 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
371 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
351 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
62 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1296 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
218 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
464 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
677 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
355 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
356 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
289 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
473 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2770 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1420 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1916 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
388 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7109 Morohashi
2229 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1323 New Nelson (John Haig)
382 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
408 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
93 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
308 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
770 2001 Kanji
3m5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3080.1 Four corner code
36-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b9a Unicode hex code