Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 新星 【シンセイ】 nova, new face, new star
  • 小惑星 【ショウワクセイ】 asteroid
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Chinese:
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
mould, type, model
Kun:
かた-がた
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
482 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 型式 【カタシキ】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling
  • 体型 【タイケイ】 figure, body shape, build, physique, form, somatotype, biotype, habitus, (type of) physique

Kun reading compounds

  • 型 【かた】 model, type (e.g. of machine, goods, etc.), type, style, pattern, mold (mould), template, model, kata (standard form of a movement, posture, etc. in martial arts, sport, etc.), form (i.e. customary procedure), size (i.e. clothing, shoes), inch (in diagonal display size), (taxonomical) form
  • 型式 【かたしき】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type
  • ギャランティ型 【ギャランティかた】 guarantee type
  • 不況型 【ふきょうかた】 recession-induced

Readings

Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • tipo
  • modelo
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • bolor
  • tipo
  • modelo

French

  • moule
  • modèle
  • type
595 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
493 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
468 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
423 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1077 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
685 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
431 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
888 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
909 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1318 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
353 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3266 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1685 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
687 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5030 Morohashi
2638 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1010 New Nelson (John Haig)
680 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
735 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
523 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3272 2001 Kanji
3b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
1210.4 Four corner code
23-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
578b Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
143 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 正 【セイ】 (logical) true, regular, 10^40, ten thousand undecillion, original, positive, greater than zero
  • 正解 【セイカイ】 correct, right, correct interpretation (answer, solution)
  • 検事正 【ケンジセイ】 chief public prosecutor
  • 適正 【テキセイ】 reasonable, suitable
  • 正 【ショウ】 greater (of equal court ranks), upper, senior, director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period), chief, exactly, precisely
  • 正月 【ショウガツ】 New Year (esp. first three days), first month of the year, January
  • 大正 【タイショウ】 Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25), Taisho era
  • 賀正 【ガショウ】 A Happy New Year!

Kun reading compounds

  • 正しい 【ただしい】 right, correct, proper, righteous, just, honest, truthful, lawful
  • 正しい行い 【ただしいおこない】 conducting oneself properly, right conduct, doing the right thing
  • 正す 【ただす】 to correct, to rectify, to reform, to amend, to redress, to straighten (one's posture, collar, etc.), to adjust
  • 糺す 【ただす】 to ascertain, to confirm, to verify, to make sure of
  • 正 【まさ】 exact, precise
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 くに、 ま、 まさし、 ただし
Chinese:
zheng4, zheng1
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • correcto
  • justo
  • arreglar
  • enderezar

Portuguese

  • corrigir
  • justiça
  • correto
  • direito
  • 10 elevado a 40

French

  • correct
  • positif
  • juste
  • droit
  • 10**40
46 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
41 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
109 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
27 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
123 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
203 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
205 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
275 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
275 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
407 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1128 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4296 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2172 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2926 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
385 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16255 Morohashi
3484 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2955 New Nelson (John Haig)
379 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
405 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
139 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
42 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3173 2001 Kanji
2m3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1010.1 Four corner code
32-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b63 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
Variants:
many, frequent, much
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
139 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 多 【タ】 multi-
  • 多角 【タカク】 many-sided, versatile, polygonal, diversified
  • 過多 【カタ】 excess, surplus, superabundance
  • 最多 【サイタ】 most (numerous)

Kun reading compounds

  • 多い 【おおい】 many, numerous, a lot, large quantity, large amount, frequent, common

Readings

Chinese:
duo1
Korean:
da

Spanish

  • abundante
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • muitos
  • frequentar
  • muito

French

  • beaucoup
  • nombreux
  • fréquent
108 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
180 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
163 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
181 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
39 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
347 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
229 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
229 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
104 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
405 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1858 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
110 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5756 Morohashi
2170 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1127 New Nelson (John Haig)
108 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
113 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
128 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
129 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2560 2001 Kanji
0a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2720.7 Four corner code
34-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591a Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
horn
Parts:
angle, corner, square, horn, antlers
Kun:
かどつの
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
805 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 角 【カク】 angle, square, cube, bishop, third degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), Chinese "horn" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), jiao (monetary unit of China; one-tenth of a yuan)
  • 角界 【カクカイ】 the world of sumo
  • 内角 【ナイカク】 interior angle, internal angle, inside corner
  • 外角 【ガイカク】 external angle, exterior angle, outside corner

Kun reading compounds

  • 角 【かど】 corner, edge, (street) corner, turning, rough edges (of one's character, words, etc.), abrasiveness, harshness, sharpness
  • 角地 【かどち】 corner lot
  • 四つ角 【よつかど】 four corners, crossroads, intersecting street, street corner
  • 塩角 【しおかど】 sharp taste of (refined) salt
  • 角 【つの】 horn, antler, antenna, feeler, tentacle (e.g. of a snail), horn-like projection (e.g. peaks of whipped cream)
  • 角隠し 【つのかくし】 bride's head-dress
  • 枝角 【えだづの】 antler (deer, etc.)
  • 豊穣の角 【ほうじょうのつの】 cornucopia, horn of plenty

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 す、 すみ、 ずみ、 ふさ
Chinese:
jiao3, jia3, jue2
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • ángulo
  • esquina
  • cuadrado
  • cuerno

Portuguese

  • ângulo
  • canto
  • chifre

French

  • angle
  • coin
  • carré
  • corne
  • bois (andouillers)
173 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
97 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
243 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
714 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
273 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
891 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
547 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
473 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
481 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
716 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1650 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2541 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1293 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1829 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35003 Morohashi
2047 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5543 New Nelson (John Haig)
1812 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1953 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
138 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2545 2001 Kanji
2n5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
2722.7 Four corner code
19-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89d2 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shape, form, style
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
418 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 形 【ケイ】 form, tense, adjective, i-adjective (in Japanese)
  • 形式 【ケイシキ】 form (as opposed to substance), formality, method, system, style, format, mode, appearance, form (something takes), math expression
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling
  • 体型 【タイケイ】 figure, body shape, build, physique, form, somatotype, biotype, habitus, (type of) physique
  • 形相 【ギョウソウ】 look (esp. an angry or upset look), expression
  • 奇形 【キケイ】 deformity, malformation, strange shape, unusual shape
  • 大仰 【オオギョウ】 exaggeration

Kun reading compounds

  • 形 【かた】 shape, appearance, collateral, obverse of an old "zeni" coin
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 借金のカタ 【しゃっきんのカタ】 security for a loan, collateral
  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 形作る 【かたちづくる】 to form, to shape, to make, to mold, to mould, to build up
  • 顔かたち 【かおかたち】 features, looks
  • 姿形 【すがたかたち】 appearance, figure, shape, form
  • 形 【なり】 style, way, shape, form, appearance, state
  • 形体 【なりかたち】 one's appearance
  • 生成り 【きなり】 unbleached cloth, unbleached colour (color), unbleached, undyed
  • 二形 【ふたなり】 hermaphrodite, androgyny, hermaphroditism

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • forma
  • figura
  • tipo

Portuguese

  • forma
  • formulário
  • estilo

French

  • forme
  • style
200 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
115 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
104 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
408 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1589 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
223 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
518 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
414 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
395 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
509 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
615 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1050 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
565 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
749 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1727 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9969 Morohashi
846 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1713 New Nelson (John Haig)
1711 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
306 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
141 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3260 2001 Kanji
3j4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
1242.2 Four corner code
23-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f62 Unicode hex code