Jisho

×

13 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
51 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 新 【シン】 new, neo-, newness, novelty, Gregorian calendar, Xin dynasty (China, 9-23 CE), Hsin dynasty
  • 新鋭 【シンエイ】 young and energetic, up-and-coming, new and excellent, newly produced, up-and-comer
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration
  • 改新 【カイシン】 reformation

Kun reading compounds

  • 新しい 【あたらしい】 new, novel, fresh, recent, latest, up-to-date, modern
  • 新しい女 【あたらしいおんな】 liberated woman
  • 新た 【あらた】 new, fresh, novel
  • 新田 【しんでん】 new rice field, newly developed rice field, wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
あせ、 あたらし、 し、 に、 にっ、 につ、 よし
Chinese:
xin1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • nuevo
  • fresco

Portuguese

  • novo

French

  • nouveau
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
165 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
148 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
36 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2080 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
178 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
55 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1965 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
174 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
85 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
956 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2239 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13572 Morohashi
1784 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2387 New Nelson (John Haig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1619 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
80 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
226 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
5b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
0292.1 Four corner code
31-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b0 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人為 【ジンイ】 human work, human agency, art, artificiality
  • 米人 【ベイジン】 an American
  • 俳人 【ハイジン】 haiku poet
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people, person
  • 人気 【ニンキ】 popularity, public favor, condition (e.g. market), tone, character, nature
  • 同人 【ドウジン】 same person, said person, the person in question, coterie, clique, fraternity, kindred spirits, comrade, colleague, dōjin, doujin, Japanese fans or hobbyists who produce their owns magazines, manga, software, etc.
  • 代人 【ダイニン】 substitute, deputy, proxy, representative, agent

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 man, person, human being, mankind, people, human (Homo sapiens), humans as a species, character, personality, man of talent, true man, another person, other people, others, adult
  • 人一倍 【ひといちばい】 (much) more than others, exceedingly, extremely, unusually
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, (one's) lover, boyfriend, girlfriend

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Chinese:
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
king, rule, magnate
On:
オウ-ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
684 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 王 【オウ】 king, ruler, sovereign, monarch, tycoon, magnate, champion, master, king (of the senior player)
  • 王位 【オウイ】 the throne, the crown
  • 竜王 【リュウオウ】 Dragon King, promoted rook
  • 大王 【ダイオウ】 great king

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 おおきみ、 わ
Chinese:
wang2, wang4
Korean:
wang

Spanish

  • rey
  • regla
  • magnate

Portuguese

  • rei
  • regra
  • magnata
  • governo

French

  • roi
  • régner
  • magnat
49 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
47 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
5 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
499 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2922 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
310 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
733 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
90 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
294 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
294 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
577 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1315 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4247 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2145 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2895 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
261 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20823 Morohashi
3439 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3619 New Nelson (John Haig)
255 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
271 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
26 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1010.4 Four corner code
18-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
738b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
Variants:
war, battle, match
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
78 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 戦 【セン】 war, battle, match, game, competition
  • 戦域 【センイキ】 war area, battlefield, theater, theatre
  • 開戦 【カイセン】 outbreak of war, starting a war
  • 回戦 【カイセン】 counter for numbering the rounds in a tournament, fight with ... rounds (e.g. boxing)

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 戦場 【せんじょう】 battlefield, battleground
  • 負け戦 【まけいくさ】 lost battle
  • 野合戦 【のがっせん】 battle in the open, battle on an open field
  • 戦う 【たたかう】 to make war (on), to wage war (against), to go to war (with), to fight (with), to do battle (against), to compete (against), to struggle (against adversities, etc.), to fight, to contend, to resist
  • 戦く 【おののく】 to shake (from fear, cold, excitement, etc.), to shudder, to tremble
  • 戦ぐ 【そよぐ】 to rustle, to sway, to stir, to flutter
  • 戦慄く 【わななく】 to tremble, to shiver, to shake

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhan4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • guerra
  • batalla
  • lucha
  • pelear
  • batallar
  • combatir
  • luchar

Portuguese

  • guerra
  • batalha
  • disputa

French

  • guerre
  • bataille
  • match
448 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
555 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
526 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
88 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1810 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
399 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
301 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
301 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
839 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1948 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11631P Morohashi
1787 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2037 New Nelson (John Haig)
1929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2079 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
32 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
608 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
959 2001 Kanji
4n9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9355.0 Four corner code
3355.0 Four corner code
32-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6226 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of, of the
  • 中尉 【チュウイ】 first lieutenant, lieutenant junior grade
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 訪中 【ホウチュウ】 visit to China

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, in, among, within, center (centre), middle, during, while
  • 中島 【なかじま】 island in a pond or river
  • 野中 【のなか】 in the middle of a field
  • そんな中 【そんななか】 wherein, therein, thereinto
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while, among, amongst, between, we, our, my spouse, imperial palace grounds, emperor, I, me
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 腹の中 【はらのなか】 in the belly, in one's heart of hearts
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, to feel a bite (in fishing), (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to be a ... in relation to ..., to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Chinese:
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 根堅州国 【ねのかたすくに】 underworld, netherworld

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Chinese:
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
surround, besiege, store, paling, enclosure, encircle, preserve, keep
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
771 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 囲碁 【イゴ】 go, board game of capturing territory
  • 囲郭村 【イカクソン】 walled settlement, walled town
  • 解囲 【カイイ】 breaking the enemy siege
  • 外囲 【ガイイ】 periphery, surroundings

Kun reading compounds

  • 囲む 【かこむ】 to surround, to encircle, to enclose, to fence, to wall in, to besiege, to lay siege to, to play (go, shogi, etc.)
  • 囲う 【かこう】 to enclose, to surround, to encircle, to fence, to wall in, to shelter (e.g. a criminal), to shield, to hide, to protect, to keep (e.g. a mistress), to store (vegetables, fruit, etc.), to preserve, to protect
  • 囲い 【かこい】 enclosure, fence, wall, pen, paling, storage (of fruit, vegetables, etc.), partitioned area of a room for conducting tea ceremonies, mistress, castle, strong defensive position
  • 囲い女 【かこいおんな】 mistress

Readings

Chinese:
wei2
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • circunferencia
  • rodear
  • cercar

Portuguese

  • circundar
  • sitiar
  • loja
  • paliçada
  • cerca
  • preservar
  • guardar

French

  • entourer
  • assiéger
  • enceinte
  • palissade
  • encercler
  • réserve
  • garder
343 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
446 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
422 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
945 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1032 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
803 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
423 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
501A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1194 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1257 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1062 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
340 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3807 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1949 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2643 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1825 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4722 Morohashi
3069 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
945 New Nelson (John Haig)
1807 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1948 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
474 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3s4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
6055.0 Four corner code
16-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56f2 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
Go
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1609 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 碁 【ゴ】 go, board game of capturing territory
  • 碁会所 【ゴカイジョ】 commercial go-playing parlour (parlor)
  • 囲碁 【イゴ】 go, board game of capturing territory
  • 相碁 【アイゴ】 Go played by two equally skilled players

Readings

Chinese:
qi2
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • juego del Go

Portuguese

  • Jogo de Go

French

  • Go
1240 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1541 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3202 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1757 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1572 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1834 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1984 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1828 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1406 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3346 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1734 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2354 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1782 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24261 Morohashi
2699 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4020 New Nelson (John Haig)
1766 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1903 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1652 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1977 2001 Kanji
5a8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-7 SKIP code
2-8-5 SKIP code
4460.1 Four corner code
24-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7881 Unicode hex code