Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
give, bestow, perform, alms
Kun:
ほどこ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
323 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 施工 【セコウ】 construction, constructing, carrying out, work, formation, workmanship, execution
  • 施行 【シコウ】 execution, enforcing, carrying out, giving alms, giving food to the poor or monks
  • 施工 【セコウ】 construction, constructing, carrying out, work, formation, workmanship, execution
  • 施行 【シコウ】 execution, enforcing, carrying out, giving alms, giving food to the poor or monks
  • 布施 【フセ】 alms-giving, charity, offerings (usu. money) to a priest (for reading sutras, etc.)
  • 仕着せ 【シキセ】 livery, servant's clothes provided by employers

Kun reading compounds

  • 施す 【ほどこす】 to give (time, money, goods), to donate, to do, to perform, to conduct, to apply (processing, makeup, etc.), to add (e.g. ornamentation, annotation), to sow, to seed, to scatter (e.g. fertilizer), to sprinkle, to spread far and wide

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi1
Korean:
si, i

Spanish

  • distribuir
  • dar limosnas
  • administrar primeros auxilios

Portuguese

  • esmola
  • aplicar ataduras
  • adminatração de 1º socorros

French

  • donner
  • aumône
  • poser des bandages
  • administrer 1ers secours
1318 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
451 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2085 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1022 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1399 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
831 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1004 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1041 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
612 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
958 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1103 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
599 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
792 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1054 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13629 Morohashi
891 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1045 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1124 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1261 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
456 2001 Kanji
4h5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
0821.2 Four corner code
1-27-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65bd Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
politics, government
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
17 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 政 【マツリゴト】 rule, government
  • 政界 【セイカイ】 (world of) politics, political world, political circles
  • 農政 【ノウセイ】 agricultural administration
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule
  • 摂政 【セッショウ】 regency, regent

Kun reading compounds

  • 政 【まつりごと】 rule, government
  • 政所 【まんどころ】 official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period), titled lady (legal wife of an important official), government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods), clerk working for large temples and shrines
  • 太政 【おおまつりごと】 (Japanese) imperial government
  • 政所 【まんどころ】 official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period), titled lady (legal wife of an important official), government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods), clerk working for large temples and shrines

Readings

Japanese names:
ただ、 まさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • política
  • gobierno
  • reglas

Portuguese

  • política
  • governo

French

  • politique
  • gouvernement
646 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
746 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
724 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
50 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2045 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
124 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
586 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
881 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
483 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
492 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
530 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
937 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
779 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
387 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13135X Morohashi
1142 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2335 New Nelson (John Haig)
381 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
407 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
23 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
700 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3166 2001 Kanji
4i5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1814.0 Four corner code
1-32-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653f Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
direction, person, alternative
Kun:
かた-かた-がた
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
46 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 方 【ホウ】 direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction), side (of an argument, etc.), one's part, type, category, field (of study, etc.), indicates one side of a comparison, way, method, manner, means, length (of each side of a square)
  • 方言 【ホウゲン】 dialect, provincialism
  • 途方 【トホウ】 way, destination, reason
  • 右方 【ウホウ】 right side, style of Japanese court music

Kun reading compounds

  • 方 【かた】 direction, way, person, lady, gentleman, method of, manner of, way of, care of ..., person in charge of ..., side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
  • 方々 【かたがた】 people, (all) persons, everyone, ladies and gentlemen, you (usu. plural), various
  • 親方 【おやかた】 master, boss, chief, foreman, supervisor, stable master, craftsman, artisan, foster parent
  • 出方 【でかた】 attitude, approach, move, theater usher, theatre usher

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dirección
  • lado
  • cuadrado
  • método
  • manera
  • persona
  • forma de hacer

Portuguese

  • direção
  • pessoa
  • alternativa

French

  • direction
  • personne
  • alternative
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
204 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
28 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
182 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
85 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
70 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
957 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13620 Morohashi
1963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2389 New Nelson (John Haig)
490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
529 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
25 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
102 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
4h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
needle, pin, staple, stinger
Kun:
はり
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
505 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 鍼灸 【シンキュウ】 acupuncture and moxibustion
  • 針葉樹 【シンヨウジュ】 conifer, needle-leaved tree
  • 指針 【シシン】 needle (compass, gauge, etc.), hand (clock), indicator, pointer, index, guiding principle, guideline, guide
  • 検針 【ケンシン】 inspection of a meter, reading a meter, needle detection (in garments, etc.), needle inspection

Kun reading compounds

  • 針 【はり】 needle, pin, hook, stinger, thorn, hand (e.g. clock, etc.), pointer, staple (for a stapler), needlework, sewing, malice, counter for stitches
  • 針金 【はりがね】 wire
  • 無外傷性針 【むがいしょうせいはり】 atraumatic needle
  • お針 【おはり】 needlework, sewing, seamstress

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhen1
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • aguja
  • alfiler

Portuguese

  • agulha
  • alfinete
  • grampo
  • o que pica

French

  • aiguille
  • épingle
  • agrafe
  • dard
916 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
905 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
573 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1407 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
974 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1155 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
341 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
729 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1809 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2099 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1092 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1488 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
280 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40165 Morohashi
1666 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6218 New Nelson (John Haig)
274 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
292 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
907 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2855 2001 Kanji
8a2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
8410.0 Four corner code
1-31-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91dd Unicode hex code