Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:

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On reading compounds

  • 曾 【ヒイ】 great (i.e. great-grandson, great-grandmother)
  • ひ孫 【ヒマゴ】 great-grandchild
  • 曾 【ヒイ】 great (i.e. great-grandson, great-grandmother)
  • ひ孫 【ヒマゴ】 great-grandchild
  • 白檜曽 【シラビソ】 Veitch's silver fir (Abies veitchii)
  • 大白檜曽 【オオシラビソ】 Maries' fir (Abies mariesii)
  • 曾遊 【ソウユウ】 former visit

Kun reading compounds

  • 嘗て 【かつて】 once, before, formerly, ever, former, ex-, never yet, never before, first time, still not happened
  • 嘗て 【かつて】 once, before, formerly, ever, former, ex-, never yet, never before, first time, still not happened

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ceng2, zeng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

Portuguese

French

604 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1794 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1450 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2642 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
14299 Morohashi
2483 New Nelson (John Haig)
2o9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
8060.6 Four corner code
1-33-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66fe Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mother, do not 毋 (母, ⺟)
Parts:
mother
Kun:
はは
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
570 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 母国 【ボコク】 one's home country, one's homeland
  • 母校 【ボコウ】 alma mater
  • 養父母 【ヨウフボ】 adoptive parents
  • 空母 【クウボ】 aircraft carrier

Kun reading compounds

  • 母 【はは】 mother
  • 母親 【ははおや】 mother
  • 必要は発明の母 【ひつようははつめいのはは】 necessity is the mother of invention
  • 失敗は成功の母 【しっぱいはせいこうのはは】 failure is the mother of success
  • 母屋 【もや】 purlin (structural beam in a roof), purline, main building (of a manor), central room (in traditional palatial-style architecture)
  • 母屋桁 【もやげた】 purlin (structural beam in a roof), purline
  • 雲母 【うんも】 mica, isinglass
  • 乳母 【うば】 wet nurse, nursing mother

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu3
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • madre
  • base
  • cimientos

Portuguese

  • mãe
  • materno

French

  • maman
  • mère
137 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
222 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
203 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
554 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2466 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
89 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
326 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
112 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
112 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
74 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4287 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2165 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
102 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16723 Morohashi
3475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3005 New Nelson (John Haig)
101 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
317 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
114 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3647 2001 Kanji
0a5.36 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
7750.0 Four corner code
1-42-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bcd Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
darkness, disappear, shade, informal, grow dark, be blinded
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1040 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 暗 【アン】 darkness
  • 暗雲 【アンウン】 dark clouds, threatening signs, ominous indications
  • 明暗 【メイアン】 light and darkness, light and shade
  • 冥暗 【メイアン】 gloom, shade

Kun reading compounds

  • 暗い 【くらい】 dark, gloomy, murky, depressed, dispirited, down in the dumps, dark (mood), dark (in colour), dull, ill-boding, dark (e.g. past), suspicious, unlikely (to succeed), hopeless, unpromising, unfamiliar (with), ignorant (of)
  • 暗い過去 【くらいかこ】 shadowy past, murky past
  • 眩む 【くらむ】 to be dazzled by, to be dizzied by, to be disoriented by, to be lost in (greed, lust, etc.), to become dark
  • 暮れる 【くれる】 to get dark, to grow dark, to end (of a day, year, season, etc.), to come to an end, to close, to be sunk in (e.g. despair), to be lost in (e.g. thought), to be overcome with

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
an4
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • oscuro
  • poco claro
  • memorizar
  • sombrío

Portuguese

  • escuridão
  • desaparecer
  • sombra
  • informal
  • escurecer
  • cegar

French

  • obscurité
  • disparaître
  • ombre
  • informel
  • s'assombrir
  • être aveuglé
154 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
243 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
224 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1044 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
576 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
191 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1883 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
348 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
348 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
992 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
689 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
491 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14065 Morohashi
1010 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2503 New Nelson (John Haig)
480 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
519 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
415 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
4c9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
6006.1 Four corner code
1-16-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6697 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sand
Kun:
すなよなげる
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1897 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 沙 【シャ】 one hundred-millionth
  • 砂漠 【サバク】 desert
  • 秋沙 【アイサ】 merganser (any duck of genus Mergus)
  • 海秋沙 【ウミアイサ】 red-breasted merganser
  • 沙 【シャ】 one hundred-millionth
  • 砂丘 【サキュウ】 sand dune, sand hill
  • 泥砂 【デイサ】 mud and sand
  • 恒河沙 【ゴウガシャ】 10^52 (or 10^56), innumerable

Kun reading compounds

  • 砂 【すな】 sand, grit
  • 砂子 【すなご】 gold dust, silver dust, sand, grit
  • 白砂 【はくしゃ】 white sand

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sha1, sha4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • arena
  • gravilla
  • desierto

Portuguese

French

2504 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
392 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2135 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1205 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
17212 Morohashi
266 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3063 New Nelson (John Haig)
2296 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
151 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3a4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3912.0 Four corner code
1-26-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c99 Unicode hex code