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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On reading compounds

  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
squat, seat, cushion, gathering, sit
Kun:
すわ.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
588 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 座 【ザ】 seat, place, position, status, gathering, party, company, atmosphere (of a gathering), stand, pedestal, platform, (historical) trade guild, attaches to the names of constellations, attaches to the names of theatres, cinemas and theatrical troupes, counter for theatres, deities, Buddhist images, tall mountains, and satokagura songs
  • 座敷 【ザシキ】 tatami room, tatami mat room, formal Japanese room, dinner party in a tatami room (esp. when a geisha or maiko attends)
  • 連座 【レンザ】 implication (in a crime), involvement, sitting in a row (in the same seat)
  • 胡座 【アグラ】 sitting cross-legged (i.e. Indian style)

Kun reading compounds

  • 座る 【すわる】 to sit, to squat, to assume (a position), to hold steady, to hold still

Readings

Chinese:
zuo4
Korean:
jwa

Spanish

  • sitio
  • asiento
  • constelación
  • sentarse

Portuguese

  • agachar
  • assento
  • almofada
  • reunião
  • sentar

French

  • s'accroupir
  • s'asseoir
  • siège
  • coussin
  • rassemblement
  • théâtre
  • constellation
880 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
870 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
377 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1515 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1089 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
510 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
786 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
800 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
175 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
590 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3868 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1989 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2686 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1033 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9319 Morohashi
3116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1619 New Nelson (John Haig)
1024 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1100 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
900 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
572 2001 Kanji
3q7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
0021.4 Four corner code
26-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ea7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
map, drawing, plan, extraordinary, audacious
Kun:
はか.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
539 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 図 【ズ】 drawing, picture, diagram, figure, illustration, chart, graph, sight, scene
  • 図鑑 【ズカン】 pictorial book, picture book, illustrated reference book, identification manual, field guide
  • 一途 【イチズ】 wholehearted, earnest, determined, intent, single-minded, straightforward, devoted to, doing nothing but
  • 構図 【コウズ】 composition
  • 図書館 【トショカン】 library
  • 図書 【トショ】 books
  • 異図 【イト】 treasonable intent
  • 隠された意図 【カクサレタイト】 hidden agenda

Kun reading compounds

  • 図る 【はかる】 to plan, to attempt, to devise, to plot, to conspire, to scheme, to aim for, to strive for, to work towards, to seek, to deceive, to trick, to take in

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
tu2
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • dibujo
  • ilustración
  • consulta
  • estrategia
  • planear
  • diseñar

Portuguese

  • mapa
  • desenho
  • plano
  • inesperado
  • acidentalmente

French

  • carte
  • dessin
  • plan
  • inattendu
  • accidentellement
261 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
167 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
150 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
631 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1034 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
388 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
142 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
502 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
339 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
339 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
329 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
342 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3809 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1951 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2645 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1188 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4734P Morohashi
3071 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
947 New Nelson (John Haig)
1180 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1264 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
146 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
366 2001 Kanji
3s4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
6040.3 Four corner code
6040.0 Four corner code
31-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56f3 Unicode hex code