Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
Variants:
melodious, clear, bright, serene, cheerful
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1374 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 朗報 【ロウホウ】 good news
  • 朗読 【ロウドク】 reading aloud, recitation
  • 晃朗 【コウロウ】 bright and brilliant
  • 融朗 【ユウロウ】 brightness, clearness

Kun reading compounds

  • 朗らか 【ほがらか】 cheerful, merry, sunny, melodious, bright (sky, day, etc.), fine, clear

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 お、 さえ、 ろ
Chinese:
lang3
Korean:
rang

Spanish

  • claro
  • sereno
  • melodioso
  • sonoro

Portuguese

  • melódico
  • limpa
  • alegre
  • sereno
  • brilhante

French

  • radieux
  • brillant
  • clair
  • mélodieux
  • serein
  • joyeux
1005 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
995 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1450 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3762 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1610 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1414 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1394 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1754 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1878 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1628 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1006 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1679 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
891 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1481 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14362P Morohashi
1325 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4802 New Nelson (John Haig)
1469 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1579 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
917 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
846 2001 Kanji
4b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
3772.0 Four corner code
47-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6717 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
read
Kun:
よ.む-よ.み
On:
ドクトクトウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
618 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 読書 【ドクショ】 reading
  • 読者 【ドクシャ】 reader
  • 積ん読 【ツンドク】 buying books and not reading them, stockpiling books, books bought but not read
  • 必読 【ヒツドク】 must-read, required reading
  • 読書 【ドクショ】 reading
  • 読本 【トクホン】 reading-book, reader, guidebook, manual, textbook (esp. a pre-war elementary school Japanese language textbook)
  • 読点 【トウテン】 comma
  • 句読 【クトウ】 breaks and pauses (in a sentence), punctuation, way of reading (esp. kanbun)

Kun reading compounds

  • 読む 【よむ】 to read, to count, to guess, to predict, to read (someone's thoughts), to see (e.g. into someone's heart), to divine

Readings

Japanese names:
よみ
Chinese:
du2, dou4
Korean:
dog, du

Spanish

  • leer

Portuguese

  • leia

French

  • lire
123 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
206 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
189 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
484 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4375 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
55 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
88 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2142 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
244 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
244 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1689 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1943 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1401 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
354 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35580P Morohashi
1541 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5629 New Nelson (John Haig)
348 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
372 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
323 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
233 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
7a7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0461.2 Four corner code
38-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8aad Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 someone of that nature, someone doing that work
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Chinese:
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code