Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:
office, official, comrade, fellow
On:
ソウゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1998 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曹 【ソウ】 palace room for government officials, fellow, set (of people), clan, family
  • 曹灰硼石 【ソウカイホウセキ】 ulexite
  • 法曹 【ホウソウ】 legal profession, judicial officer, lawyer, attorney
  • 海曹 【カイソウ】 petty officer (navy)
  • 曹司 【ゾウシ】 palace room for government officials or ladies in waiting, room inside a palace or private estate allocated to employees, person living in such a room, boarding house for trainee administrators (Ritsuryo period)

Readings

Chinese:
cao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • cadete
  • amigo

Portuguese

  • caçula
  • amigo

French

  • élève officier
  • sous-officier
  • ami
  • fils de bonne famille
1520 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2030 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2134 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1413 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1479 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1929 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2114 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1933 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
999 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3414 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1759 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2394 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1181 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14297 Morohashi
2746 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2477 New Nelson (John Haig)
1173 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1257 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1448 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
4c7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
5560.6 Four corner code
1-33-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f9 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
den, cave, excavation
Kun:
ほら
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1618 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 洞 【ドウ】 sinus, cavity, antrum, neighborhood (administrative division in North Korea)
  • 洞察 【ドウサツ】 discernment, insight
  • 空洞 【クウドウ】 cave, hollow, cavity, hollow
  • 風洞 【フウドウ】 wind tunnel

Kun reading compounds

  • 洞 【ほら】 hollow, cavity, hole, cave
  • 洞穴 【ほらあな】 cave, cavern, den, grotto

Readings

Japanese names:
とう
Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong, tong

Spanish

  • cavidad
  • hueco
  • excavación
  • prever

Portuguese

  • gruta
  • caverna
  • escavação

French

  • antre
  • grotte
  • excavation
1661 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1756 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2546 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1468 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
821 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1301 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1380 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1844 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1191 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
455 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
183 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17386 Morohashi
380 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3125 New Nelson (John Haig)
181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
193 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1276 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
349 2001 Kanji
3a6.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3712.0 Four corner code
1-38-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d1e Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
Variants:
Zen, silent meditation
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1902 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 禅 【ゼン】 dhyana (profound meditation), Zen (Buddhism)
  • 禅寺 【ゼンデラ】 Zen temple
  • 吹禅 【スイゼン】 Zen blowing meditation (performed with shakuhachi)
  • 如来禅 【ニョライゼン】 Zen Buddhism based on the original teachings of Buddha

Readings

Chinese:
shan4, chan2
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • Zen
  • meditación

Portuguese

  • Zen
  • meditação silenciosa

French

  • Zen
  • méditation
1502 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1551 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3255 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1063 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1580 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1886 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1540 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1642 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
589 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1426 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1949 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24787P Morohashi
1032 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4104 New Nelson (John Haig)
1930 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2080 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1654 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
655 2001 Kanji
4e9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
3225.6 Four corner code
3925.6 Four corner code
1-33-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7985 Unicode hex code