Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
grow late, night watch, sit up late, of course, renew, renovate, again, more and more, further
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
861 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 更 【コウ】 one-fifth of the night (approx. 2 hours)
  • 更改 【コウカイ】 renewal, extension, revision
  • 中更 【チュウコウ】 middle watch, 12-2 am
  • 五更 【ゴコウ】 the five night watches, fifth watch of the night (approx. 3 am to 5 am)

Kun reading compounds

  • 新 【さら】 new, unused, new, obvious, natural
  • 更に 【さらに】 furthermore, again, after all, more and more, moreover, even more
  • 殊更 【ことさら】 intentionally, deliberately, especially, particularly
  • 更々 【さらさら】 (not) at all
  • 更に 【さらに】 furthermore, again, after all, more and more, moreover, even more
  • さらに困ったことに 【さらにこまったことに】 to make matters worse
  • 更ける 【ふける】 to get late, to advance, to wear on
  • 更かす 【ふかす】 to sit up late

Readings

Chinese:
geng4, geng1
Korean:
gyeong, gaeng

Spanish

  • renovar
  • cambiar
  • caer la noche
  • de nuevo
  • aún

Portuguese

  • ficar atrasado
  • horário noturno
  • certamente

French

  • se faire tard
  • veiller
  • de plus
  • bien sûr
1248 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
978 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
42 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1311 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
610 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
528 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1008 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1045 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1076 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
997 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4355 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2967 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
701 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14283 Morohashi
3541 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2422 New Nelson (John Haig)
694 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
749 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1133 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3166 2001 Kanji
0a7.12 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
1054.6 Four corner code
1050.6 Four corner code
25-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f4 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
oneself 己 (巳, 已, 㔾)
Parts:
reformation, change, modify, mend, renew, examine, inspect, search
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
147 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 改 【カイ】 revision
  • 改革 【カイカク】 reform, reformation, reorganization
  • 更改 【コウカイ】 renewal, extension, revision
  • 契約更改 【ケイヤクコウカイ】 contract renewal

Kun reading compounds

  • 改める 【あらためる】 to change, to alter, to revise, to replace, to reform, to correct, to mend, to improve, to examine, to check, to inspect, to do properly, to do formally
  • 改まる 【あらたまる】 to be renewed, to change, to be improved, to be reformed, to be revised, to be corrected, to stand on ceremony, to be formal, to take a turn for the worse (of an illness), to take a serious turn

Readings

Chinese:
gai3
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • reforma
  • cambio
  • investigación
  • cambiar
  • reformar
  • renovar
  • revisar
  • investigar

Portuguese

  • reforma
  • mudança
  • modificar
  • umsertar
  • renovar
  • examinar
  • inspecionar
  • pesquisar

French

  • réforme
  • changer
  • modifier
  • améliorer
  • renouveler
  • examiner
  • inspecter
  • chercher
359 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
458 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
435 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
294 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1464 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
691 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
584 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
379 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
514 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
523 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
726 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
933 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
287 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
534 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13114 Morohashi
243 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2332 New Nelson (John Haig)
528 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
567 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
289 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
475 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3566 2001 Kanji
4i3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
1874.0 Four corner code
18-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6539 Unicode hex code