Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
springtime, spring (season)
Kun:
はる
On:
シュン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
579 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 春秋 【シュンジュウ】 spring and autumn, spring and fall, years, age, The Spring and Autumn Annals, The Chronicles of Lu, Chunqiu, Ch'un Ch'iu
  • 春季 【シュンキ】 spring season
  • 昨春 【サクシュン】 last spring, the spring of last year
  • 売春 【バイシュン】 prostitution

Kun reading compounds

  • 春 【はる】 spring, springtime, New Year, prime (of life), height (of one's prosperity), heyday, adolescence, puberty, sexuality, sexual desire
  • 春秋 【しゅんじゅう】 spring and autumn, spring and fall, years, age, The Spring and Autumn Annals, The Chronicles of Lu, Chunqiu, Ch'un Ch'iu
  • 小春 【こはる】 10th month of the lunisolar calendar (traditional first month of winter, approx. November), late autumn, late fall
  • 行く春 【ゆくはる】 the fading of spring

Readings

Japanese names:
あずま、 かす、 すの、 ひ、 わら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chun1
Korean:
chun

Spanish

  • primavera
  • comienzo del año
  • tiempos de juventud

Portuguese

  • primaveril
  • primavera (estação)

French

  • printemps
91 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
158 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
141 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
461 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2122 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
162 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
188 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
963 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
460 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
468 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
96 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
971 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3184 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1644 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2232 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1582 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13844 Morohashi
2576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2453 New Nelson (John Haig)
1568 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1690 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
179 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c5.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
4-9-2 SKIP code
5060.3 Four corner code
1-29-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6625 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
seasons
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
842 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 季 【キ】 season (in nature, sports, etc.), seasonal word or phrase (in haiku), year
  • 季刊 【キカン】 quarterly (publication)
  • 夏季 【カキ】 summer season
  • 秋季 【シュウキ】 fall season, autumn season

Readings

Japanese names:
すえ、 とし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • estación del año

Portuguese

  • estações

French

  • saison
369 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
471 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
448 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
871 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3266 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
641 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
456 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
725 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
465 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
473 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
698 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
461 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3161 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1624 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
921 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6965 Morohashi
2554 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1292 New Nelson (John Haig)
912 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
978 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
499 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
5d2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2040.7 Four corner code
1-21-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b63 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
emperor
On:
コウオウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
721 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 皇后 【コウゴウ】 (Japanese) empress, queen
  • 皇居 【コウキョ】 Imperial Palace (of Japan), imperial residence
  • 倉皇 【ソウコウ】 hurriedly, in a hurry, in great haste
  • 教皇 【キョウコウ】 Pope
  • 皇帝 【コウテイ】 emperor
  • 皇子 【オウジ】 imperial prince
  • 法皇 【ホウオウ】 cloistered emperor, ex-emperor who has become a monk
  • 太上法皇 【ダイジョウホウオウ】 cloistered emperor, ex-emperor who has become a monk

Readings

Japanese names:
おうじ、 おお、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huang2
Korean:
hwang, wang

Spanish

  • emperador

Portuguese

  • imperador

French

  • empereur
783 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
871 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
861 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
964 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3100 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
460 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1551 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
964 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
297 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
297 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
579 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1366 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
267 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22701 Morohashi
2566 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3870 New Nelson (John Haig)
261 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
279 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
880 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
872 2001 Kanji
4f5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2610.4 Four corner code
1-25-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7687 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
Variants:
spirits, soul
Kun:
たま
On:
レイリョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1458 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 霊 【レイ】 soul, spirit, departed soul, ghost
  • 霊園 【レイエン】 (garden) cemetery, park-style cemetery, memorial park
  • 心霊 【シンレイ】 spirit (e.g. human spirit), soul, spirit, ghost, ethereal being
  • 英霊 【エイレイ】 spirits of war dead, person of great ability, soul of a talented person
  • 霊 【リョウ】 vengeful spirit, revengeful ghost
  • 霊異 【レイイ】 miracle, wonder, wondrous thing
  • 怨霊 【オンリョウ】 revengeful ghost, apparition
  • 新精霊 【アラショウリョウ】 spirit of someone on the first O-Bon after their death

Kun reading compounds

  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂送り 【たまおくり】 sending off the spirits of the dead

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ling2
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

  • espíritu
  • alma
  • dios

Portuguese

  • espíritos
  • alma
  • fantasmas

French

  • esprits
  • âmes
1923 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1361 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1299 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1891 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2390 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1168 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1225 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1688 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1867 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3480 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2442 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1808 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42309P Morohashi
2805 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6532 New Nelson (John Haig)
1791 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1930 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1815 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3174 2001 Kanji
8d7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
1010.2 Four corner code
1-46-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
970a Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
ritual, offer prayers, celebrate, deify, enshrine, worship
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1124 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 祭典 【サイテン】 festival
  • 祭壇 【サイダン】 altar
  • 葬祭 【ソウサイ】 funerals and ceremonial occasions
  • 慰霊祭 【イレイサイ】 memorial service

Kun reading compounds

  • 祭る 【まつる】 to deify, to enshrine, to pray, to worship
  • 祭り 【まつり】 festival, feast, harassment by an Internet pitchfork mob, online shaming, flaming, galore (as in "goals galore"), frenzy, mania
  • 祭り上げる 【まつりあげる】 to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs, to hold sacred, to worship
  • 秋祭り 【あきまつり】 autumn festival, fall festival
  • 葵祭 【あおいまつり】 Aoi Festival (Kyoto, May 15), Aoi Matsuri
  • 祭り 【まつり】 festival, feast, harassment by an Internet pitchfork mob, online shaming, flaming, galore (as in "goals galore"), frenzy, mania
  • 祭り上げる 【まつりあげる】 to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs, to hold sacred, to worship
  • 秋祭り 【あきまつり】 autumn festival, fall festival
  • 葵祭 【あおいまつり】 Aoi Festival (Kyoto, May 15), Aoi Matsuri

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4, zhai4
Korean:
je, chae

Spanish

  • celebración
  • fiesta
  • venerar
  • adorar

Portuguese

  • Festival
  • ritual
  • oferecer orações
  • celebrar
  • deificar
  • santificar
  • adorar

French

  • rituel
  • fête
  • prières
  • célébration
  • déifier
  • enchâsser
  • adoration
400 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
299 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
283 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
899 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
423 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
775 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1467 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
617 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
627 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
473 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1414 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2329 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1111 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24700 Morohashi
2672 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4092 New Nelson (John Haig)
1102 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1183 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
371 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2541 2001 Kanji
4e6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-7-4 SKIP code
2790.1 Four corner code
1-26-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
796d Unicode hex code