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

18 strokes (also 19)
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
Variants:

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On reading compounds

  • 禰宜 【ネギ】 senior priest (of a Shinto shrine, below chief priest and deputy chief priest), grasshopper, locust
  • 宿禰 【スクネ】 Lord (title of respect for nobility, etc.), Sukune (third highest of the eight hereditary titles)
  • 刀禰 【トネ】 priest, member of one of the four administrative ranks in the ritsuryo system, government official in charge of a town, esp. in Heian Kyoto, prominent member of a town, river boatman, captain of a riverboat, (medieval) harbor manager, bandit leader, head of a gang of brigands

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ni3, mi2
Korean:
ni

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3261 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2800 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1602 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
24851X Morohashi
4116 New Nelson (John Haig)
4e14.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-14 SKIP code
1-5-14 SKIP code
3122.7 Four corner code
1-39-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79b0 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
laid waste, rough, rude, wild
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1099 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 荒廃 【コウハイ】 ruin, destruction, devastation, waste, decay
  • 荒野 【コウヤ】 wasteland, wilderness, deserted land, prairie, vast plain, wilds, desert, wild land
  • 破天荒 【ハテンコウ】 unheard-of, unprecedented
  • 救荒 【キュウコウ】 famine relief

Kun reading compounds

  • 荒らす 【あらす】 to lay waste, to devastate, to damage, to invade, to break into, to troll (e.g. web forums), to spam
  • 粗筋 【あらすじ】 outline, summary, argument
  • 荒れる 【あれる】 to be stormy, to be rough, to be rough (of skin), to be chapped, to be ruined, to fall into ruin, to be in a bad temper, to lose one's temper
  • 荒い 【あらい】 rough, wild, violent, rude, coarse, harsh, fierce, heavy (e.g. breathing), immoderate, extravagant, reckless
  • 荒石 【あらいし】 unprocessed stone, rubble
  • 荒ぶ 【すさぶ】 to grow wild, to run to waste, to become degenerate, to become rough (of art, craft, etc.), to lose refinement, to deteriorate (of skill), to intensify (of wind, rain, etc.), to become more severe, to do as one pleases, to amuse oneself, to play around
  • 荒む 【すさむ】 to grow wild, to run to waste, to become degenerate, to become rough (of art, craft, etc.), to lose refinement, to deteriorate (of skill), to intensify (of wind, rain, etc.), to become more severe
  • 荒らし 【あらし】 (Internet) troll, disturber, raising havoc, laying waste, trolling, vandalism, robbery, holdup, robber, thief
  • 荒らし回る 【あらしまわる】 to break into (houses here and there), to rampage
  • 山荒 【やまあらし】 porcupine (any mammal of suborder Hystricomorpha)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huang1
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • áspero
  • tosco
  • rudo
  • salvaje
  • violento
  • desolarse
  • enfurecerse

Portuguese

  • Abandonado no mato
  • selvagem
  • rude

French

  • brutalité
  • dévaster
  • rude
  • sauvage
1253 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
901 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3941 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1028 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
866 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
935 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1377 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1464 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1666 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
651 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2810 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1447 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1950 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
499 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30953P Morohashi
2260 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5034 New Nelson (John Haig)
488 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
527 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1291 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1957 2001 Kanji
3k6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4421.1 Four corner code
1-25-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8352 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
help, rescue, assist
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 助 【ジョ】 help, rescue, assistant
  • 助演 【ジョエン】 supporting performance, playing a supporting role
  • 互助 【ゴジョ】 mutual aid, cooperation, benefit
  • 介助 【カイジョ】 help, assistance, aid

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to support (financially), to contribute (to), to provide aid, to facilitate, to stimulate, to promote, to contribute to
  • 助かる 【たすかる】 to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to escape harm, to be spared damage, to be helped, to be saved trouble
  • 助 【すけ】 assistance, help, helper, babe, chick, broad
  • 助手 【じょしゅ】 assistant, helper, assistant (to a professor)
  • 福助 【ふくすけ】 large-headed dwarf statue, bringer of good luck
  • デコ助 【デコすけ】 big forehead, fivehead, asshole

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ser salvado
  • ser ayudado

Portuguese

  • ajuda
  • resgate
  • auxiliar

French

  • aider
  • secourir
  • assister
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
330 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
407 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
346 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
211 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2313 Morohashi
1121 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
284 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
2g5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
7412.7 Four corner code
1-29-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a9 Unicode hex code