Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
end, close, tip, powder, posterity
Kun:
すえうらうれ
On:
マツバツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
456 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 末 【マツ】 the end (of), powder
  • 末日 【マツジツ】 last day (of a month)
  • 幕末 【バクマツ】 closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate, end of Edo era
  • 終末 【シュウマツ】 end, close, conclusion, termination
  • 末路 【マツロ】 last days, the end, one's fate
  • 末裔 【マツエイ】 descendant

Kun reading compounds

  • 末 【すえ】 end, tip, top, end (of the year, month, etc.), close, youngest child, descendants, offspring, posterity, future, (finally) after, (at last) after, at the end of, trifles, trivialities, degenerate age
  • 末広 【すえひろ】 spreading out like an open fan, becoming prosperous, folding fan, ceremonial folding fan
  • 来月末 【らいげつまつ】 end of next month
  • 末の末 【すえのすえ】 the last
  • 末 【うら】 top end, tip
  • 末枯れ 【うらがれ】 dying of the little twigs and branches
  • 末 【うれ】 new shoots, new growth (of a tree)
  • 末葉 【うらば】 end leaves, top leaves, last leaves
  • 木の末 【このうれ】 treetop, tip of a branch

Readings

Chinese:
mo4
Korean:
mal

Spanish

  • aún
  • punta
  • extremo
  • final
  • polvo
  • fin
  • futuro
  • el más joven

Portuguese

  • não ainda
  • fim
  • fechar
  • dica
  • posteridade

French

  • extrémité
  • fin
  • dernier
  • poudre
  • avenir
  • postérité
515 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
615 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
587 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
528 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
177 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
565 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
616 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
211 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
305 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
305 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
584 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1047 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4317 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
222 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14420 Morohashi
3505 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2534 New Nelson (John Haig)
217 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
230 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
457 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
0a5.26 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5090.0 Four corner code
1-43-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
good luck, joy, congratulations
Kun:
よし
On:
キチキツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
711 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 吉 【キチ】 good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness, unspecified day of the month (used to obscure the date a letter, invitation, etc. was written)
  • 吉祥天 【キッショウテン】 Sri-mahadevi (consort of Vaishravana)
  • 大吉 【ダイキチ】 excellent luck
  • 小吉 【ショウキチ】 slightly good luck (as a fortune telling result)
  • 吉 【キチ】 good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness, unspecified day of the month (used to obscure the date a letter, invitation, etc. was written)
  • 吉事 【キチジ】 auspicious event
  • 嘉吉 【カキツ】 Kakitsu era (1441.2.17-1444.2.5)
  • 勿吉 【モッキツ】 Mohe (one of the Tungusic-speaking tribes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 吉川神道 【よしかわしんとう】 Yoshikawa Shinto (Confucianist form of Shinto, stripped of Buddhist influence)
  • 吉牛 【よしぎゅう】 Yoshinoya gyudon (beef on rice)
  • 土吉 【つちよし】 earth form of "good luck" character
  • 豊臣秀吉 【とよとみひでよし】 Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 き、 きっ、 きる、 こし、 と、 よ
Chinese:
ji2
Korean:
gil

Spanish

  • buena suerte
  • alegría
  • felicitaciones

Portuguese

  • boa sorte
  • prazer
  • congratulações

French

  • bonne chance
  • joie
  • félicitations
1142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
464 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1053 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
990 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1124 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
278 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
893 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
282 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1369 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
326 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3289 Morohashi
2167 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
711 New Nelson (John Haig)
320 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
342 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
199 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1064 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3p3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4060.1 Four corner code
1-21-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5409 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
falcon
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2224 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鷹隼 【ヨウシュン】 hawk and falcon

Kun reading compounds

  • 隼 【はやぶさ】 falcon (esp. the peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus)
  • ハヤブサ科 【ハヤブサか】 Falconidae, family of birds of prey
  • 稚児隼 【ちごはやぶさ】 northern hobby (Falco subbuteo)
  • 白隼 【しろはやぶさ】 gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)

Readings

Japanese names:
はや
Chinese:
zhun3, sun3
Korean:
jun

Spanish

  • halcón

Portuguese

French

1230 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2259 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3427 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2404 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41943 Morohashi
2756 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6493 New Nelson (John Haig)
2879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2891 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8c2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-2 SKIP code
2040.1 Four corner code
1-40-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96bc Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
to be (classical)
Kun:
なりまた
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1404 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • や行 【ヤギョウ】 the "ya" column of the Japanese syllabary table (ya, yu, yo)

Kun reading compounds

  • 也 【なり】 to be, to be (location), sum of money
  • 弱き者よ汝の名は女なり 【よわきものよなんじのなはおんななり】 frailty, thy name is woman
  • 知らぬは亭主ばかりなり 【しらぬはていしゅばかりなり】 the husband is always the last to know, everyone knows of the wife's infidelity but the cuckolded husband

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ye3
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • ser

Portuguese

French

1553 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
75 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1986 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
23 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2005 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4214 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2130 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2878 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
171 Morohashi
3406 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
58 New Nelson (John Haig)
2094 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2236 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a3.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
4471.2 Four corner code
1-44-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e5f Unicode hex code