Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect
Kun:
のぞ.むもち
On:
ボウモウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
470 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 望 【ボウ】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar month
  • 望遠鏡 【ボウエンキョウ】 telescope
  • 眺望 【チョウボウ】 prospect, view, outlook
  • 太公望 【タイコウボウ】 (avid) angler
  • 本望 【ホンモウ】 long-cherished ambition, satisfaction
  • 宿望 【シュクボウ】 long-cherished desire

Kun reading compounds

  • 望む 【のぞむ】 to desire, to wish for, to expect, to see, to command (a view of)
  • 望むらくは 【のぞむらくは】 I pray that, I wish that
  • 望 【ぼう】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar month
  • 望月 【もちづき】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar calendar, full moon of the eighth lunar month

Readings

Japanese names:
み、 も
Chinese:
wang4
Korean:
mang

Spanish

  • esperanza
  • deseo
  • aspiración
  • mirar lejos
  • popularidad
  • desear
  • esperar

Portuguese

  • ambição
  • lua cheia
  • esperança
  • desejo
  • aspirar
  • esperar

French

  • ambition
  • espoir
  • désir
  • aspirer à
  • dominer (vue)
  • contempler
  • pleine lune
514 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
613 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
585 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
361 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
767 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
613 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1777 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
673 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
685 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1007 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3408 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2390 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
500 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14368P Morohashi
2742 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4819 New Nelson (John Haig)
489 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
528 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
314 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
578 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
0710.4 Four corner code
43-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671b Unicode hex code

13 strokes (also 12)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
distant, far
Kun:
とお.い
On:
エンオン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
887 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 遠山 【エンザン】 distant mountain
  • 遠隔 【エンカク】 distant, remote, isolated
  • 望遠 【ボウエン】 seeing at a distance
  • 以遠 【イエン】 beyond, further than
  • 遠忌 【オンキ】 13th or later anniversary of a death
  • 遠諱 【オンキ】 semicentennial memorial service
  • 久遠 【クオン】 eternity

Kun reading compounds

  • 遠い 【とおい】 far, distant, far away, a long way off, in the distance, distant (past), remote (in time), remote, far-removed (in time), distant (relationship or kinship), having little to do (with someone), far (from something else in quality, degree, etc.), not similar, way off, hard (of hearing), nearsighted
  • 遠い昔 【とおいむかし】 remote past, far ago, time immemorial

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おに、 ど、 どお
Chinese:
yuan3, yuan4
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • lejos
  • distante

Portuguese

  • distante
  • longe

French

  • loin
  • distant
160 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
79 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
803 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4733 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
326 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
264 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2043 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
446 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
453 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
110 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
714 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3906 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2013 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
409 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39047P Morohashi
3150 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6101 New Nelson (John Haig)
402 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
429 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
224 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
2q10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-10 SKIP code
3430.3 Four corner code
17-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9060 Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
mirror, speculum, barrel-head, round rice-cake offering
Kun:
かがみ
On:
キョウケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1506 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鏡面 【キョウメン】 mirror surface
  • 鏡台 【キョウダイ】 dresser
  • 内視鏡 【ナイシキョウ】 endoscope
  • 万華鏡 【マンゲキョウ】 kaleidoscope
  • 明鏡 【メイキョウ】 polished mirror, clear mirror
  • 鸞鏡 【ランキョウ】 mirror with a mythical Chinese bird carved into the back, (in Japan) 9th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. A sharp)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鏡 【かがみ】 mirror, looking-glass, barrel head
  • 鏡板 【かがみいた】 panel, scene-panel, painted backdrop (panel at the back of a noh stage), on which a pine tree is painted
  • 懐中鏡 【かいちゅうかがみ】 pocket mirror
  • 化粧鏡 【けしょうかがみ】 bathroom mirror, vanity mirror

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 かが、 かがん
Chinese:
jing4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • espejo
  • espéculo
  • lente

Portuguese

  • espelho
  • espéculo
  • cano principal
  • oferenda de bolinho de arroz

French

  • miroir
  • -scope
  • tonneau (saké)
  • gâteau de riz de Nouvel an
378 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
486 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
462 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1358 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
647 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1858 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2817 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
863 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
882 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1034 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1834 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1576 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
494 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40812 Morohashi
1766 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6341 New Nelson (John Haig)
483 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
522 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
638 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2857 2001 Kanji
8a11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-11 SKIP code
8011.6 Four corner code
22-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
93e1 Unicode hex code