Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
early, fast
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
402 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 早急 【ソウキュウ】 immediate, prompt, quick, rapid, urgent, pressing
  • 早期 【ソウキ】 early stage
  • 時期早々 【ジキソウソウ】 premature
  • 尚早 【ショウソウ】 prematurity
  • 早急 【ソウキュウ】 immediate, prompt, quick, rapid, urgent, pressing
  • 早速 【サッソク】 at once, immediately, without delay, promptly

Kun reading compounds

  • 早い 【はやい】 fast, quick, hasty, brisk, early (in the day, etc.), premature, (too) soon, not yet, (too) early, easy, simple, quick
  • 早いこと 【はやいこと】 quickly
  • 早 【はや】 already, now, by this time, quick, early, fast, rapid
  • 甲矢 【はや】 arrow with feathers that curve to the left (the first of two arrows to be fired)
  • 早々 【はやはや】 quickly
  • なる早 【なるはや】 as soon as possible, ASAP
  • 早まる 【はやまる】 to be brought forward (e.g. by three hours), to be moved up, to be advanced, to be hasty, to be rash, to quicken, to speed up, to gather speed
  • 早める 【はやめる】 to bring forward (e.g. by 3 hours), to advance, to hasten (e.g. one's death), to expedite, to precipitate, to quicken (e.g. one's step), to speed up, to accelerate

Readings

Japanese names:
さか、 さわ、 そ、 わ
Chinese:
zao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • temprano
  • rápido
  • pronto
  • apresurarse
  • precipitarse
  • acelerar

Portuguese

  • cedo
  • rápido

French

  • tôt
  • rapide
104 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
56 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
50 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
259 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2100 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
117 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
185 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
295 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
248 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
248 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
966 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3042 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1549 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
26 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13742 Morohashi
2390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2419 New Nelson (John Haig)
26 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
26 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
409 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
55 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3855 2001 Kanji
4c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
6040.0 Four corner code
1-33-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65e9 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 明 【メイ】 brightness, discernment, insight, an eye (for), eyesight, vision, nth year in the Meiji era (1868.9.8-1912.7.30)
  • 明暗 【メイアン】 light and darkness, light and shade
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 英明 【エイメイ】 intelligent, wise, bright, brilliant, clear-sighted
  • 明 【ミョウ】 vidya (wisdom), mantra, the coming (July 4, etc.)
  • 明日 【アシタ】 tomorrow, near future
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 内明 【ナイミョウ】 adhyatmavidya (inner studies, ancient Indian philosophy)
  • 明 【ミン】 Ming dynasty (China, 1368-1644)
  • 明楽 【ミンガク】 Ming-era Chinese music (popularized in Japan during the early 17th century)

Kun reading compounds

  • 明かり 【あかり】 light, illumination, glow, gleam, lamp, light
  • 明り先 【あかりさき】 source of light
  • 明るい 【あかるい】 light, well-lit, well-lighted, bright (of a colour), brightly-coloured, brightly-colored, cheerful, bright, spirited, sunny (e.g. disposition), encouraging (for the future of a project, etc.), promising, of fair prospects, familiar (with), knowledgeable (about), well versed (in), fair (e.g. politics), clean, impartial
  • 明るむ 【あかるむ】 to brighten, to grow light
  • 明らむ 【あからむ】 to become luminous at dawn (esp. the sky)
  • 明らか 【あきらか】 clear, obvious, evident, plain, definite, bright, light
  • 明らかにする 【あきらかにする】 to make clear, to clarify, to disclose, to make public
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • あくる日 【あくるひ】 next day, following day
  • 明かす 【あかす】 to pass (the night), to spend, to reveal, to divulge, to disclose, to expose, to prove, to verify

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 あけ、 あす、 きら、 け、 さや、 さやか、 とし、 はる、 み、 め
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • luz
  • brillo
  • claridad
  • listo
  • inteligente
  • claro
  • luminoso
  • iluminar
  • aclarar

Portuguese

  • brilhante
  • luz

French

  • clair
  • lumière
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
228 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
208 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
84 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
58 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
186 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
623 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
18 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
106 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
984 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1060 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
20 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13805 Morohashi
855 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2435 New Nelson (John Haig)
20 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
20 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
152 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
167 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3846 2001 Kanji
4c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
6702.0 Four corner code
1-44-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
660e Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
bay, creek, inlet, gulf, beach, seacoast
Kun:
うら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
977 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 海浦 【カイホ】 seaside
  • 曲浦 【キョクホ】 winding coast (beach)

Kun reading compounds

  • 浦 【うら】 inlet, seashore, beach
  • 浦内笛鯛 【うらうちふえだい】 Papuan black snapper (Lutjanus goldiei)
  • 津々浦々 【つつうらうら】 all over the country, throughout the land, every nook and cranny of the land

Readings

Chinese:
pu3
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • bahía
  • ensenada
  • golfo

Portuguese

  • baía
  • riacho
  • pequena baía
  • golfo
  • praia
  • costa

French

  • baie
  • crique
  • anse
  • golfe
  • rivage
  • côte
  • plage
1785 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
856 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1015 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1474 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1067 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1442 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1534 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1846 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1198 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
524 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
395 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17475 Morohashi
437 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3156 New Nelson (John Haig)
1837 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1980 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1360 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
353 2001 Kanji
3a7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3312.7 Four corner code
1-17-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d66 Unicode hex code