Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
salvation, save, help, rescue, reclaim
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
799 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 救急 【キュウキュウ】 first-aid, emergency (aid)
  • 救援 【キュウエン】 relief, rescue
  • 匡救 【キョウキュウ】 delivering from sin, succor, succour

Kun reading compounds

  • 救う 【すくう】 to rescue from, to help out of, to save

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiu4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • socorro
  • ayuda
  • rescate
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ayudar

Portuguese

  • salvação
  • salva
  • ajudar
  • resgatar
  • reivindicar

French

  • sauvetage
  • sauver
  • aider
  • secourir
  • récupérer
584 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
480 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
456 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
876 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2051 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
698 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
588 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1406 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
725 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
738 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
934 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
939 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1891 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1003 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1358 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
945 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13221 Morohashi
1497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2344 New Nelson (John Haig)
936 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1006 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
563 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1466 2001 Kanji
4i7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
4814.0 Four corner code
1-21-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6551 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint
Kun:
いのち
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
465 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 命 【メイ】 order, command, decree, life, destiny, fate
  • 命運 【メイウン】 fate, destiny
  • 延命 【エンメイ】 keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
  • 十月革命 【ジュウガツカクメイ】 October Revolution
  • 命婦 【ミョウブ】 title for high-ranking court ladies
  • 延命 【エンメイ】 keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
  • 安心立命 【アンシンリツメイ】 spiritual peace and enlightenment, keeping an unperturbed mind through faith

Kun reading compounds

  • 命 【いのち】 life, life force, lifetime, lifespan, most important thing, foundation, core, paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love), fate, destiny, karma
  • 命からがら 【いのちからがら】 for dear life, barely escaping alive
  • 貴い命 【たっといいのち】 precious life
  • 露の命 【つゆのいのち】 life as evanescent as the dew

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming4
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • orden
  • mandato
  • vida

Portuguese

  • destino
  • comando
  • decreto
  • vida

French

  • destinée
  • destin
  • ordre
  • décret
  • vie
  • nommer (à un poste)
519 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
416 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
394 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
388 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
430 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
387 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
411 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
671 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
578 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
587 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
997 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
325 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2553 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1412 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3473 Morohashi
2058 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 New Nelson (John Haig)
1400 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
249 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
316 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2844 2001 Kanji
2a6.26 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
8062.7 Four corner code
1-44-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
547d Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
trunk, torso, hull (ship), hub of wheel
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1904 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 胴 【ドウ】 trunk, torso, body, abdomen, waist, plastron (in kendo), touching the plastron (kimari-te in kendo), frame (of a drum, etc.), sound box (of a shamisen, etc.), hull (of a ship), dealer
  • 胴上げ 【ドウアゲ】 tossing (someone) into the air (in celebration)
  • 共鳴胴 【キョウメイドウ】 sound box (of an instrument), sounding box
  • 響胴 【キョウドウ】 sound box (of a musical instrument), soundbox

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • tronco (cuerpo)
  • torso

Portuguese

  • tronco
  • torso
  • casco (navio)
  • cubo de roda

French

  • tronc (du corps)
  • torse
  • coque (bateau)
  • moyeu
1662 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1564 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3767 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1500 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1674 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1300 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1379 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1341 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1032 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1186 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
184 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29436 Morohashi
950 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4810 New Nelson (John Haig)
182 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
194 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1347 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3949 2001 Kanji
4b6.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-38-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80f4 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
garment, clothes, dressing
Kun:
ころもきぬ-ぎ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1214 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 衣 【キヌ】 clothing, garment, dress
  • 衣装 【イショウ】 clothing, costume, outfit, garment, dress
  • 着衣 【チャクイ】 clothes (that one is wearing), wearing clothes
  • 脱衣 【ダツイ】 undressing, taking off one's clothes
  • 衣鉢 【イハツ】 mysteries of one's master's art, robes and a bowl (monk's key possessions auctioned off at his funeral), transmission of the dharma from master to disciple (in Zen)
  • 衣紋 【エモン】 dress, clothes, drapery
  • 着衣 【チャクイ】 clothes (that one is wearing), wearing clothes
  • 衣替え 【コロモガエ】 seasonal change of clothing, changing one's dress for the season, renovation, facelift, redesign, redecoration, new appearance, fresh look

Kun reading compounds

  • 衣 【ころも】 clothes, garment, gown, robe, coating (e.g. glaze, batter, icing)
  • 衣替え 【ころもがえ】 seasonal change of clothing, changing one's dress for the season, renovation, facelift, redesign, redecoration, new appearance, fresh look
  • 砂糖の衣 【さとうのころも】 frosting (e.g. on a cake), icing
  • 紅葉の衣 【もみじのころも】 comparing beautiful autumn leaves to a garment
  • 衣 【きぬ】 clothing, garment, dress
  • 如月 【きさらぎ】 second month of the lunar calendar

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi1, yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • prenda
  • ropas
  • vestidos

Portuguese

  • vestuário
  • roupas
  • vestindo

French

  • vêtement
  • habillement
341 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
444 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
420 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1019 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4214 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
605 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
878 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
520 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
690 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
889 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1619 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2506 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1270 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34091 Morohashi
2013 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5420 New Nelson (John Haig)
396 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
423 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
461 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
465 2001 Kanji
5e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
1-16-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8863 Unicode hex code