Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:
exchange, spare, substitute, per-
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
979 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 移替 【イタイ】 changing (person in charge, etc.), shifting
  • 衰替 【スイタイ】 weakening, declining

Kun reading compounds

  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch

Readings

Japanese names:
かえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ti4
Korean:
che

Spanish

  • cambio
  • sustitución
  • intercambio
  • cambiar
  • sustituir
  • intercambiar
  • convertir

Portuguese

  • troca
  • reserva
  • substituto
  • por-

French

  • substituer
  • remplacer
  • échanger
1548 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
849 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2140 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1398 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
611 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
744 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
757 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
375 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1001 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3457 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1780 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2424 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
850 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14300 Morohashi
2783 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2486 New Nelson (John Haig)
842 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
905 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1547 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
5560.3 Four corner code
1-34-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66ff Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 苗字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name, last name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
1-44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code