Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
Kun:
もと
On:
ホン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
10 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 本 【ホン】 book, volume, script, this, present, main, head, real, regular, counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
  • 本位 【ホンイ】 standard, basis, principle
  • 社会資本 【シャカイシホン】 social capital, SOC
  • 配本 【ハイホン】 distribution of books

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 本木 【もとき】 original stock
  • 大本 【おおもと】 root, origin, source, cause, basis, foundation, Ōmoto (religion)
  • 旗本 【はたもと】 shogunal vassal, direct retainer of a shogun

Readings

Japanese names:
まと、 ごう
Chinese:
ben3
Korean:
bon

Spanish

  • libro
  • origen
  • base
  • contador de cosas alargadas

Portuguese

  • livro
  • presente
  • real
  • verdadeiro
  • principal
  • sufixo p/ contagem De coisas longas

French

  • livre
  • présent
  • essentiel
  • origine
  • principal
  • réalité
  • vérité
  • compteur d'objets allongés
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
70 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
15 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
96 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
20 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
61 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
25 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1046 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4314 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14421 Morohashi
3502 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2536 New Nelson (John Haig)
211 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
47 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1855 2001 Kanji
0a5.25 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5023.0 Four corner code
1-43-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672c Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shadow, silhouette, phantom
Kun:
かげ
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
464 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 影響 【エイキョウ】 influence, effect, to influence, to affect, to have an influence on, to impact, to have an effect on
  • 影響力 【エイキョウリョク】 influence, clout, leverage
  • 遺影 【イエイ】 portrait of deceased person
  • 投影 【トウエイ】 projection

Kun reading compounds

  • 影 【かげ】 shadow, silhouette, figure, shape, reflection, image, ominous sign, light (stars, moon), trace, shadow (of one's former self)
  • 陰口 【かげぐち】 malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back
  • 夕影 【ゆうかげ】 light of the setting sun, figure lit by the evening sun
  • 月影 【げつえい】 moonlight, moon, moonbeams

Readings

Chinese:
ying3
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • sombra
  • silueta
  • forma
  • parte contraria
  • reverso

Portuguese

  • sombra
  • silhueta
  • fantasma

French

  • ombre portée
  • silhouette
  • fantôme
1017 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
630 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1594 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
929 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1276 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2357 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
854 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
873 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1022 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
619 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2381 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1728 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10019 Morohashi
1889 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 New Nelson (John Haig)
1712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
494 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1758 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3860 2001 Kanji
3j12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-3 SKIP code
6292.2 Four corner code
1-17-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f71 Unicode hex code