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

Speed

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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

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
  • 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
33-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65e9 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
22 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 見 【ケン】 view (of life, etc.), outlook
  • 見解 【ケンカイ】 opinion, point of view
  • 高見 【コウケン】 your views, your opinion, great idea, excellent idea
  • 政見 【セイケン】 political views

Kun reading compounds

  • 見る 【みる】 to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe, to examine, to look over, to assess, to check, to judge, to look after, to attend to, to take care of, to keep an eye on, to experience, to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.), to try ..., to have a go at ..., to give ... a try, to see (that) ..., to find (that) ...
  • 見る見る 【みるみる】 very fast, in a twinkle, before one's eyes
  • 見える 【みえる】 to be seen, to be in sight, to look, to seem, to appear, to come
  • 見える化 【みえるか】 visualization, rendering visible (e.g. a problem), digitization
  • 見せる 【みせる】 to show, to display

Readings

Chinese:
jian4, xian4
Korean:
gyeon, hyeon

Spanish

  • vista
  • ver
  • esperanza
  • idea
  • opinión
  • observar
  • ser visto
  • estar a la vista
  • poder verse
  • mostrar

Portuguese

  • ver
  • esperanças
  • oportunidades
  • idéia
  • opinião
  • olhar
  • visíveis

French

  • regarder
  • voir
  • visible
  • espoirs
  • chances
  • idée
  • opinion
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
18 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
48 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4284 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
23 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
84 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
518 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
63 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
63 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1643 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3151 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
57 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34796 Morohashi
2544 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5522 New Nelson (John Haig)
57 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
61 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
20 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
62 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3957 2001 Kanji
5c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
24-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
898b Unicode hex code