Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
east
Kun:
ひがし
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
37 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 東海道線 【トウカイドウセン】 Tokaido Line
  • 東欧 【トウオウ】 Eastern Europe
  • 北北東 【ホクホクトウ】 north-northeast, north-north-east
  • 東北東 【トウホクトウ】 east-northeast, ENE

Kun reading compounds

  • 東 【ひがし】 east
  • 東方 【とうほう】 eastern direction, the Orient, eastern fighter in a match (e.g. sumo wrestling)

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 あがり、 あずま、 あづま、 こ、 さき、 しの、 とお、 はる、 ひが、 もと
Chinese:
dong1
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • Este

Portuguese

  • Oriente

French

  • Est
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
201 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
184 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
11 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
27 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
63 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
771 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
71 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1053 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4385 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14499 Morohashi
3568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2596 New Nelson (John Haig)
504 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
543 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
108 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
164 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
0a8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5090.6 Four corner code
37-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6771 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
run, bustle
Kun:
はし.る
On:
ホン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1884 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奔放 【ホンポウ】 wild, uninhibited, extravagant, rampant
  • 奔走 【ホンソウ】 running about, making every effort, being busily engaged (in something), good offices
  • 狂奔 【キョウホン】 rushing around, running wild

Kun reading compounds

  • 走る 【はしる】 to run, to travel (movement of vehicles), to drive, to flow (e.g. energy), to hurry to, to retreat (from battle), to take flight, to run away from home, to elope, to tend heavily toward, to flash, to streak, to shoot through (e.g. pain)

Readings

Chinese:
ben1, ben4
Korean:
bun

Spanish

  • apresurarse
  • correr

Portuguese

  • tumulto
  • correria

French

  • courir
  • agitation
  • précipitation
1825 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1866 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1175 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1438 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1659 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1773 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1819 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
416 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2758 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1410 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1204 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5921X Morohashi
2218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1148 New Nelson (John Haig)
1196 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1280 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1162 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1455 2001 Kanji
2k6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4-8-4 SKIP code
4044.4 Four corner code
4044.3 Four corner code
43-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5954 Unicode hex code

西

6 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
Variants:
west, Spain
Kun:
にし
On:
セイサイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 西 【セイ】 Spain, Spanish (language)
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 南西 【ナンセイ】 southwest
  • 北北西 【ホクホクセイ】 north-northwest
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 西方 【セイホウ】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 西瓜 【スイカ】 watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
  • 西班牙 【スペイン】 Spain

Kun reading compounds

  • 西 【にし】 west
  • 西方 【せいほう】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 南西 【なんせい】 southwest
  • 東は東西は西 【ひがしはひがしにしはにし】 East is East, and West is West

Readings

Japanese names:
いり、 ひし、 むら
Chinese:
xi1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • Oeste
  • España

Portuguese

  • oeste
  • Espanha

French

  • Ouest
  • Espagne
96 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
169 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
152 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
167 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
28 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
83 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
336 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
72 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
72 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1638 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2193 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2951 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1616 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34763 Morohashi
3520 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5514 New Nelson (John Haig)
1602 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1728 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
198 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
128 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3275 2001 Kanji
0a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
32-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
897f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
run 走 (赱)
Parts:
Variants:
run
Kun:
はし.る
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
626 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 走 【ソウ】 run, race
  • 走行 【ソウコウ】 running a wheeled vehicle (e.g. car), running to program, job, etc., traveling, travelling
  • 代走 【ダイソウ】 substitute runner
  • 快走 【カイソウ】 fast moving, fast running, fast sailing

Kun reading compounds

  • 走る 【はしる】 to run, to travel (movement of vehicles), to drive, to flow (e.g. energy), to hurry to, to retreat (from battle), to take flight, to run away from home, to elope, to tend heavily toward, to flash, to streak, to shoot through (e.g. pain)

Readings

Japanese names:
はしり
Chinese:
zou3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • correr
  • escapar
  • huir

Portuguese

  • Correr
  • corrida

French

  • courir
105 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
179 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
161 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
725 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4539 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
832 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
255 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
441 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
429 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
435 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
177 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1753 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2720 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1390 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1877 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
390 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37034 Morohashi
2194 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5845 New Nelson (John Haig)
384 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
410 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
148 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1470 2001 Kanji
3b4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4080.1 Four corner code
33-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d70 Unicode hex code