Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
Variants:
purification, Buddhist food, room, worship, avoid, alike
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1155 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 斎場 【サイジョウ】 funeral hall, ceremony site
  • 斎戒 【サイカイ】 purification
  • 大斎 【タイサイ】 Great Lent, Great Fast
  • 小斎 【ショウサイ】 abstinence (in Catholicism)

Kun reading compounds

  • 斎 【とき】 meals exchanged by parishioners and priests
  • 忌む 【いむ】 to avoid, to refrain from, to shun, to detest
  • 祝う 【いわう】 to celebrate, to congratulate, to observe (a festival), to present (a gift) in celebration, to drink in celebration, to wish for (a happy future, good fortune, etc.), to pray for
  • 斎く 【いつく】 to worship, to enshrine

Readings

Japanese names:
いつき、 さえ、 ひとし、 いつ、 きよ、 ただ、 とき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhai1
Korean:
jae, ja

Spanish

  • purificación y culto
  • habitación para aislarse

Portuguese

  • purificação
  • comida de Budistas
  • quarto
  • adorar
  • evitar
  • da mesma forma
  • semelhante

French

  • purification
  • nourriture bouddhiste
  • pièce
  • adorer
  • éviter
  • semblable
1291 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1363 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1269 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1394 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1478 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1575 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1781 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1875 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2622 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1817 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1748 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13467 Morohashi
2115 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2368 New Nelson (John Haig)
1732 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1869 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1503 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
2j9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
0022.4 Four corner code
1-26-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
658e Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
wisteria
Kun:
ふじ
On:
トウドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
291 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 藤黄 【トウオウ】 gamboge
  • 藤花 【トウカ】 wisteria flower
  • 葛藤 【カットウ】 conflict, complication, troubles, discord

Kun reading compounds

  • 藤 【ふじ】 wisteria (esp. Japanese wisteria, Wisteria floribunda), wistaria
  • 藤色 【ふじいろ】 light purple
  • 草藤 【くさふじ】 tufted vetch (Vicia cracca), cow vetch
  • 野田藤 【のだふじ】 Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぞう、 と、 ふじゅ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
teng2
Korean:
deung

Spanish

  • glicina (planta)

Portuguese

French

  • glycine
206 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4090 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1975 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2773 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2087 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3025 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2109 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1218 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32340P Morohashi
2382 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5241 New Nelson (John Haig)
1210 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
432 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1942 2001 Kanji
3k15.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-15 SKIP code
4423.2 Four corner code
1-38-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85e4 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
system, law, rule
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 制 【セイ】 system, organization, organisation, imperial command, laws, regulation, control, government, suppression, restraint, holding back, establishment
  • 制限 【セイゲン】 restriction, restraint, limitation, limit
  • 規制 【キセイ】 regulation, (traffic) policing, control, restriction
  • 強制 【キョウセイ】 compulsion, coercion, forcing (to do), enforcement

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • comprobar
  • cesar
  • poner fin
  • sistema
  • construir

Portuguese

  • sistema
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • système
  • règle
  • loi
  • régime
  • contrôle
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
722 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
433 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1624 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
425 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1961 Morohashi
1274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 New Nelson (John Haig)
418 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
447 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
161 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
689 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2443 2001 Kanji
2f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-32-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5236 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
sturdy, strength
On:
ゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1576 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 剛 【ゴウ】 strong, hard, manly
  • 強情 【ゴウジョウ】 obstinate, stubborn, headstrong
  • 強豪 【キョウゴウ】 overwhelming strength, extremely strong person, powerhouse, very strong player, very strong team
  • 金剛 【コンゴウ】 vajra (indestructible substance), diamond, adamantine, thunderbolt, Indra's weapon, Buddhist symbol of the indestructible truth

Readings

Japanese names:
かた、 こう、 ご、 たか、 たけ、 たけし、 つよ、 つよし、 ひさ、 まさ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • robusto
  • inflexible
  • rígido

Portuguese

  • robusto
  • vigor

French

  • fermeté
  • vigoureux
  • force
1270 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1854 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1434 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1094 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1429 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1610 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1717 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1613 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
199 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1097 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1495 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1983 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2042 Morohashi
1673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
497 New Nelson (John Haig)
1964 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1311 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3643 2001 Kanji
2f8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
7220.0 Four corner code
1-25-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
525b Unicode hex code