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
  • 改革 【カイカク】 reform, reformation, reorganization
  • 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 change, to be improved, to be reformed, to be revised, to be corrected, to stand on ceremony, to be formal, to take a turn for the worse (of an illness), to take a serious turn

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

5 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
143 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 正 【セイ】 (logical) true, regular, 10^40, ten thousand undecillion, original, positive, greater than zero
  • 正解 【セイカイ】 correct, right, correct interpretation (answer, solution)
  • 検事正 【ケンジセイ】 chief public prosecutor
  • 適正 【テキセイ】 reasonable, suitable
  • 正 【ショウ】 greater (of equal court ranks), upper, senior, director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period), chief, exactly, precisely
  • 正月 【ショウガツ】 New Year (esp. first three days), the first month of the year, January
  • 大正 【タイショウ】 Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25), Taisho era
  • 賀正 【ガショウ】 A Happy New Year!

Kun reading compounds

  • 正しい 【ただしい】 right, correct, proper, righteous, just, honest, truthful, lawful
  • 正しい行い 【ただしいおこない】 conducting oneself properly, right conduct, doing the right thing
  • 正す 【ただす】 to correct, to rectify, to reform, to amend, to redress, to straighten (one's posture, collar, etc.), to adjust
  • 糺す 【ただす】 to ascertain, to confirm, to verify, to make sure of
  • 正 【まさ】 exact, precise
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 くに、 ま、 まさし、 ただし
Chinese:
zheng4, zheng1
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • correcto
  • justo
  • arreglar
  • enderezar

Portuguese

  • corrigir
  • justiça
  • correto
  • direito
  • 10 elevado a 40

French

  • correct
  • positif
  • juste
  • droit
  • 10**40
46 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
41 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
109 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
27 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
123 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
203 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
205 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
275 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
275 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
407 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1128 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4296 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2172 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2926 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
385 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16255 Morohashi
3484 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2955 New Nelson (John Haig)
379 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
405 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
139 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
42 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3173 2001 Kanji
2m3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1010.1 Four corner code
32-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b63 Unicode hex code