Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 放火 【ホウカ】 arson, setting fire
  • 放映 【ホウエイ】 televising, broadcasting, airing
  • 豪放 【ゴウホウ】 largehearted, frank, unaffected
  • 性解放 【セイカイホウ】 sexual liberation, emancipation from gender restrictions

Kun reading compounds

  • 放す 【はなす】 to release, to let go, to free, to set free, to let loose, to turn loose, to add (pieces of eggplant, potato, etc.) to water, broth, etc.
  • 放つ 【はなつ】 to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.), to shoot, to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind, to set free, to release, to let loose, to emit (e.g. light), to give off (e.g. a scent), to send out (a person to carry out a duty), to set fire to
  • 放れる 【はなれる】 to get free (from), to be freed, to be released
  • 放く 【こく】 to expel (from the body), to let off (a fart), to let out, to utter (a lie, nonsense, etc.), to say, to do
  • 放る 【ほうる】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished

Readings

Japanese names:
はなれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang4
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dejar libre
  • soltar
  • liberar
  • emitir
  • separarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • libertar
  • liberação
  • fogo
  • disparar
  • emitir
  • banir
  • liberar

French

  • libérer
  • relâcher
  • renvoyer
  • enflammer
  • bannir
  • émettre
512 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
391 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
585 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
606 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1058 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13133 Morohashi
853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2333 New Nelson (John Haig)
496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
325 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
314 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4h4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
1-42-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653e Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
shoot, shine into, onto, archery
Kun:
い.るさ.すう.つ
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
937 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 射 【シャ】 archery, mapping, map, morphism, arrow
  • 射撃 【シャゲキ】 firing, shooting, fire, gunshot, marksmanship
  • 照射 【ショウシャ】 irradiation, radiation, beaming, exposure (to light), illumination
  • 投射 【トウシャ】 projection (of an image)

Kun reading compounds

  • 射る 【いる】 to shoot (arrow, bolt, dart)
  • 射す 【さす】 to shine
  • 撃つ 【うつ】 to shoot (a gun, person, etc.), to fire

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she4, shi2, ye4
Korean:
sa, seog

Spanish

  • disparar
  • tirar
  • radiar
  • liberar

Portuguese

  • dispare
  • brilha dentro
  • sobre
  • arte do arco e flexa

French

  • lancer une flèche
  • tir à l'arc
  • sur
  • briller
893 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
882 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1000 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4603 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
989 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1144 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
900 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
922 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1015 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
505 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1850 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1327 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1257 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7434 Morohashi
1458 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 New Nelson (John Haig)
1249 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1338 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
902 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
848 2001 Kanji
0a10.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
2440.0 Four corner code
2420.0 Four corner code
1-28-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c04 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 tendency to become totally absorbed in something, monomania, perfectionism, fastidiousness, meticulousness, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
same, agree, equal
Kun:
おな.じ
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
15 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 同 【ドウ】 the same, the said, likewise
  • 同意 【ドウイ】 agreement, consent, approval, assent, same opinion, same view, same meaning
  • 合同 【ゴウドウ】 combination, union, incorporation, amalgamation, fusion, congruence
  • 大同 【ダイドウ】 general resemblance, being largely the same, uniting with a common goal, Daidō era (806.5.18-810.9.19)

Kun reading compounds

  • 同じ 【おなじ】 same, identical, equal, uniform, equivalent, similar, common (origin), changeless, alike, anyway, anyhow, in either case
  • 同じく 【おなじく】 in the same way, like, likewise, similarly

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tong2, tong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mismo
  • igual
  • compañero
  • idéntico
  • similar

Portuguese

  • mesmo
  • concorda
  • igual

French

  • identique
  • similaire
  • égal
295 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
204 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
187 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
23 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
619 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
185 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
136 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
298 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
198 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
198 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
350 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
320 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3707 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1897 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2578 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
182 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3294 Morohashi
2987 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
717 New Nelson (John Haig)
180 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
192 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
54 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
133 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3649 2001 Kanji
2r4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-38-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540c Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
rank, grade, throne, crown, about, some
Kun:
くらいぐらい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
276 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 位 【イ】 rank, place (e.g. first place), decimal place, counter for ghosts
  • 位置 【イチ】 place, position, location, position, standing, status, situation
  • 一位 【イチイ】 first place, first rank, units position (of a number)
  • 高位 【コウイ】 dignity, eminent, high ranking, high-order (digit, bit, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 位 【くらい】 throne, crown, (nobleman's) seat, government position, court rank, social standing, rank, class, echelon, rung, grade (of quality, etc.), level, tier, rank, position of a figure (e.g. tens, thousands), digit, (decimal) place, degree, extent, amount
  • 位が昇る 【くらいがのぼる】 to rise in rank
  • 申し訳ないくらい 【もうしわけないくらい】 to the extent it makes one feel apologetic, so (much, good, etc.) that one feels guilty
  • と言うくらい 【というくらい】 to the extent that (you could say that)
  • 申し訳ないくらい 【もうしわけないくらい】 to the extent it makes one feel apologetic, so (much, good, etc.) that one feels guilty
  • と言うくらい 【というくらい】 to the extent that (you could say that)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぞき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei4
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • grado
  • posición
  • aproximadamente
  • trono

Portuguese

  • posição
  • grau
  • trono
  • coroa
  • sobre
  • alguma

French

  • rang
  • position
  • grade
  • trône
  • couronne
  • à peu près
344 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
445 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
421 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
482 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
401 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
122 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
312 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
354 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
122 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
122 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
417 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
72 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
69 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
42 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
45 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
964 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
503 Morohashi
61 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
162 New Nelson (John Haig)
955 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1028 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
319 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
473 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2173 2001 Kanji
2a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2021.8 Four corner code
1-16-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f4d Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
nucleus, core, kernel
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
475 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 核 【カク】 stone (of a fruit), pit, pip, core (of an organization, team, etc.), nucleus, heart, nuclear weapons, nucleus (of an atom), nucleus (of a cell), condensation nucleus, (planetary) core, ring (in a cyclic compound), kernel, core, nucleus (of a cultured pearl)
  • 核家族 【カクカゾク】 nuclear family
  • 中核 【チュウカク】 kernel, core, nucleus, center, centre
  • 放射性同位核 【ホウシャセイドウイカク】 radioisotope

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
he2, hu2
Korean:
haeg

Spanish

  • semilla
  • núcleo
  • centro
  • meollo

Portuguese

  • núcleo
  • centro
  • cerne

French

  • noyau
  • nucléaire
  • coeur
1074 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
577 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2254 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1608 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1430 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1212 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1275 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
986 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1089 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1534 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14743 Morohashi
927 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2660 New Nelson (John Haig)
1520 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1348 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1862 2001 Kanji
4a6.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4098.2 Four corner code
1-19-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6838 Unicode hex code