Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
tree, wood
Kun:
こ-
On:
ボクモク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
317 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 木刀 【ボクトウ】 wooden sword
  • 木剣 【ボッケン】 bokken, wooden sword
  • 土木 【ドボク】 engineering works, civil engineering, public works
  • 名木 【メイボク】 old tree of historical interest, excellent wood, precious woods, choice wood
  • 木 【モク】 Thursday, wood (first of the five elements)
  • 木材 【モクザイ】 lumber, timber, wood
  • 水木 【スイモク】 Wednesday and Thursday
  • 火水木 【カスイモク】 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Kun reading compounds

  • 木 【き】 tree, shrub, bush, wood, timber
  • 木々 【きぎ】 (many) trees, every tree, all kinds of trees
  • 本木 【もとき】 original stock
  • 青木 【あおき】 Japanese laurel, spotted laurel, Aucuba japonica, live tree

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 も、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mog, mo

Spanish

  • árbol
  • madera

Portuguese

  • árvore
  • madeira

French

  • arbre
  • bois (matière)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
17 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
69 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
148 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
17 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
60 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
109 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
22 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
22 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1045 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4261 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2149 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2901 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
199 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14415 Morohashi
3450 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2531 New Nelson (John Haig)
195 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
207 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
255 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
36 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
4090.0 Four corner code
1-44-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6728 Unicode hex code

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

12 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
lightly, trifling, unimportant
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
790 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 軽 【ケイ】 light (e.g. aircraft, truck), light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp), kei car
  • 軽快 【ケイカイ】 light (of movements), nimble, sprightly, springy, light-hearted, cheerful, buoyant, jaunty, casual (e.g. clothing), rhythmical (e.g. melody), taking a turn for the better (of an illness), receding of symptoms, recovery, convalescence
  • 軽々 【ケイケイ】 indiscreetly, thoughtlessly, carelessly, frivolously
  • 酌量減軽 【シャクリョウゲンケイ】 reduction of punishment in the light of extenuating circumstances
  • 軽忽 【キョウコツ】 indiscreet, thoughtless, absurd, laughable, disdaining, belittling
  • 常不軽 【ジョウフキョウ】 Sadaparibhuta (bodhisattva)
  • 剽軽 【ヒョウキン】 facetious, droll, funny

Kun reading compounds

  • 軽い 【かるい】 light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), effortless, nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, lighthearted (e.g. joke), easy, simple, indiscriminate
  • 軽石 【かるいし】 pumice stone
  • 軽やか 【かろやか】 light, easy, non-serious, minor
  • 軽んじる 【かろんじる】 to look down on, to make light of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • ligero
  • insignificante
  • poco serio
  • fácil

Portuguese

  • ligeiramente
  • insignificante
  • sem importância

French

  • léger
  • insignifiant
  • sans importance
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
269 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
650 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4620 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
598 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
547 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1909 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1015 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
724 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38281 Morohashi
1515 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5953 New Nelson (John Haig)
717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
774 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
395 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1572 2001 Kanji
7c5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
5701.4 Four corner code
1-23-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8efd Unicode hex code

6 strokes (also 5)
Radical:
river 巛 (川, 巜)
Parts:
patrol, go around, circumference
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 巡 【ジュン】 counter for tours, cycles, rounds, circuits, etc.
  • 巡回 【ジュンカイ】 going around, patrol, round, tour
  • 一巡 【イチジュン】 beat, round
  • 軽巡 【ケイジュン】 light cruiser

Kun reading compounds

  • 巡る 【めぐる】 to go around, to return, to surround, to concern (usu. of disputes)
  • 巡り 【めぐり】 circumference, girth, tour, pilgrimage, circulation (e.g. of blood)
  • めぐり合う 【めぐりあう】 to meet fortuitously (e.g. running into an old friend), to meet by chance, to happen across

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xun2
Korean:
sun

Spanish

  • patrullar
  • circular
  • dar vueltas

Portuguese

  • patrulhar
  • dar uma volta
  • circunferência

French

  • patrouille
  • faire le tour
  • pèlerinage
  • circonférence
1374 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1066 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
905 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1245 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
777 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
791 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1743 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
677 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3781 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1930 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2622 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
291 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8680P Morohashi
3047 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1528 New Nelson (John Haig)
285 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
303 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1090 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2762 2001 Kanji
2q3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
3-2-3 SKIP code
3230.3 Four corner code
1-29-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
ocean, sea, foreign, Western style
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
763 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 洋 【ヨウ】 Occident and Orient (esp. the Occident), ocean, sea, foreign, Western, European
  • 洋画 【ヨウガ】 Western painting, Western film, Western movie
  • 南氷洋 【ナンヒョウヨウ】 Antarctic Ocean
  • 環太平洋 【カンタイヘイヨウ】 the Pacific Rim

Readings

Japanese names:
なだ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 よ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • océano
  • de estilo occidental
  • cada una de las dos mitades del mundo

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • estilo ocidental

French

  • océan
  • style occidental
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
427 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
404 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
366 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2550 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
305 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
209 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
289 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
289 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
917 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
555 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17363 Morohashi
392 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3130 New Nelson (John Haig)
549 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
588 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
411 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
348 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a6.19 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.1 Four corner code
1-45-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d0b Unicode hex code

21 strokes
Radical:
boat
Parts:
warship
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1363 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 艦 【カン】 warship
  • 艦船 【カンセン】 (ocean) vessels, warship
  • 駆逐艦 【クチクカン】 destroyer (ship)
  • 巡洋艦 【ジュンヨウカン】 cruiser

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
ham

Spanish

  • buque de guerra

Portuguese

  • navio de guerra

French

  • navire de guerre
1116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1299 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3881 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
942 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1693 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1665 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1779 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1892 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1598 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1817 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1893 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30571 Morohashi
1435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4950 New Nelson (John Haig)
1875 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2020 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1938 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
874 2001 Kanji
6c15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-15 SKIP code
1-6-14 SKIP code
2841.7 Four corner code
1-20-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8266 Unicode hex code