Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
morning, dynasty, regime, epoch, period, (North) Korea
Kun:
あさ
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
248 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 朝 【チョウ】 dynasty, reign, period, epoch, age, court, North Korea
  • 朝刊 【チョウカン】 morning newspaper
  • 本朝 【ホンチョウ】 this land, our country, Imperial Court
  • 王朝 【オウチョウ】 dynasty

Kun reading compounds

  • 朝 【あさ】 morning, breakfast, next morning
  • 朝方 【あさがた】 early morning, early hours, early in the morning
  • 後の朝 【のちのあした】 the morning after (having slept together)
  • 霜朝 【しもあさ】 frosty morning

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あそ、 ささ、 ちか、 とも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhao1, chao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • mañana
  • amanecer
  • corte imperial

Portuguese

  • manhã
  • disnastia
  • regime
  • época
  • período
  • Coréia do Norte

French

  • matin
  • dynastie
  • régime
  • période
  • époque
  • Corée (Nord)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
191 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
175 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
257 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3788 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
395 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1672 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
469 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
477 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
91 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1009 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2130 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1513 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
52 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14374P Morohashi
1695 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4838 New Nelson (John Haig)
52 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
53 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
217 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
218 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1546 2001 Kanji
4b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4742.0 Four corner code
1-36-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671d Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
run 走 (赱)
Parts:
rouse, wake up, get up
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
374 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 起源 【キゲン】 origin, beginning, source, rise
  • 起因 【キイン】 to be caused by, to result from, to arise from, to stem from, to be due to, cause, origin
  • 突起 【トッキ】 protuberance, projection, prominence, bump, boss, process, apophysis
  • 決起 【ケッキ】 rising to action, standing up against, jumping to one's feet

Kun reading compounds

  • 起きる 【おきる】 to get up, to rise, to blaze up (fire), to wake up, to be awake, to stay awake, to occur (usu. of unfavourable incidents), to happen, to take place
  • 起こる 【おこる】 to occur, to happen
  • 起こす 【おこす】 to raise, to raise up, to set up, to pick up, to wake, to wake up, to waken, to awaken, to cause, to bring about, to lead to, to trigger, to give rise to, to create, to generate (e.g. heat, electricity), to produce, to start, to begin, to launch, to establish, to found, to set up, to open, to plough, to plow, to till, to fall ill with, to transcribe, to write down (what is spoken), to turn over (a card)
  • 起こす 【おこす】 to raise, to raise up, to set up, to pick up, to wake, to wake up, to waken, to awaken, to cause, to bring about, to lead to, to trigger, to give rise to, to create, to generate (e.g. heat, electricity), to produce, to start, to begin, to launch, to establish, to found, to set up, to open, to plough, to plow, to till, to fall ill with, to transcribe, to write down (what is spoken), to turn over (a card)
  • 起つ 【たつ】 to rise up, to initiate (political) action

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi3
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • despertar
  • levantarse
  • comenzar
  • comienzo
  • despertar a alguien

Portuguese

  • despertar
  • acordar
  • levantar

French

  • se lever
  • se réveiller
  • début
  • se produire
  • provoquer
181 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
268 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
250 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
443 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4541 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
579 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
256 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1262 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
373 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
374 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
128 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1755 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4099 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2079 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2818 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
532 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37048 Morohashi
3307 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5849 New Nelson (John Haig)
526 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
565 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
246 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
352 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1470 2001 Kanji
3b7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
4780.1 Four corner code
1-21-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d77 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
three
Kun:
み.つみっ.つ
On:
サンゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
14 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 三 【サン】 three, 3
  • 三 【サン】 three
  • 十三 【ジュウサン】 thirteen, 13, king (playing card)
  • 七三 【シチサン】 7 or 3 ratio, hair parted on one side
  • 四三 【シソウ】 one four-of-a-kind and one three-of-a-kind in a dealt hand, three and a four (in dice games)

Kun reading compounds

  • 三 【さん】 three, 3
  • 三十日 【みそか】 last day of the month
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 三つ折り 【みつおり】 threefold, folded in three
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 3つの密 【みっつのみつ】 three Cs, three conditions that facilitate the transmission of infectious diseases (closed spaces, crowds, and close contact)

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 さ、 さい、 さえ、 さぶ、 ざ、 ざえ、 ざぶ、 そう、 ぞ、 ただ、 みつ、 みん、 も、 や
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san1
Korean:
sam

Spanish

  • tres
  • 3

Portuguese

  • três

French

  • trois
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
23 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
10 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
8 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
4 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
22 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
4 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
5 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2423 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1689 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12 Morohashi
1924 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
8 New Nelson (John Haig)
3 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
3 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
21 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
10 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-2 SKIP code
1010.1 Four corner code
1-27-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e09 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Kun:
ふみあや
On:
ブンモン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 文 【ブン】 sentence, composition, text, writings, the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts), academia, literature, statement
  • 文化 【ブンカ】 culture, civilization, civilisation, Bunka era (1804.2.11-1818.4.22)
  • 公文 【コウブン】 official document, archives
  • 異文 【イブン】 variant (in a manuscript or book), part of a text that differs from other versions
  • 文 【モン】 mon, one-thousandth of a kan (unit of currency 1336-1870), mon, traditional unit used for shoe and sock sizes (approx. 2.4 cm), letter, character, sentence, scripture, incantation
  • 紋 【モン】 (family) crest, coat of arms, pattern, figure, playing card suit (in karuta)
  • 人文 【ジンブン】 humanity, civilization, civilisation, culture
  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware, Jōmon period (ca. 14000-1000 BCE)

Kun reading compounds

  • 文 【ふみ】 letter, writings
  • 文香 【ふみこう】 scented insert (to enclose with a letter), perfumed insert
  • 雁の文 【かりのふみ】 (a) letter
  • 日文 【ひふみ】 Hifumi (script)
  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 文無鳥 【あやなしどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 言葉は身の文 【ことばはみのあや】 words betray one's character

Readings

Japanese names:
かざり、 ふ、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • letras
  • literatura

Portuguese

  • sentença
  • literatura
  • estilo
  • arte
  • decoração
  • figuras
  • plano

French

  • phrase
  • littérature
  • style
  • art
  • décoration
  • figure (de style)
  • plan
  • radical littéraire (no. 67)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
68 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
71 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
86 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
111 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
949 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13450 Morohashi
1962 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2364 New Nelson (John Haig)
1725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
89 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
35 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
2j2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0040.0 Four corner code
1-42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
benevolence, virtue, goodness, commanding respect
On:
トク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1091 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 徳 【トク】 virtue, benevolence, profit, benefit, advantage
  • 徳義 【トクギ】 morals, morality, sincerity
  • 高徳 【コウトク】 eminent virtue
  • 大徳 【ダイトク】 great virtue, virtuous priest, priest, rich person

Readings

Japanese names:
あつ、 なる、 のり、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
de2
Korean:
deog

Spanish

  • benevolencia
  • virtud
  • moralidad
  • beneficioso
  • rentable

Portuguese

  • benevolência
  • virtude
  • bondade
  • comandando respeito

French

  • bienveillance
  • vertu
  • bonté
  • respectable
851 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
783 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
762 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
839 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1633 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
592 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1284 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2063 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1038 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1079 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
644 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
637 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
842 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
486 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
623 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
894 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10237P Morohashi
684 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1767 New Nelson (John Haig)
885 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
950 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
801 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2058 2001 Kanji
3i11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
2423.6 Four corner code
1-38-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fb3 Unicode hex code