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

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On reading compounds

  • 東欧 【トウオウ】 Eastern Europe
  • 東亜 【トウア】 East Asia, the Orient
  • 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)
  • 犬が西向きゃ尾は東 【いぬがにしむきゃおはひがし】 that goes without saying, water is wet, when a dog turns west, its tail turns east

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 あがり、 あずま、 あづま、 こち、 さき、 しの、 とお、 はる、 ひが、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-37-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6771 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
illuminate, shine, compare, bashful
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1004 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 照射 【ショウシャ】 irradiation, radiation, beaming, exposure (to light), illumination
  • 照会 【ショウカイ】 inquiry, enquiry, query, reference
  • 日照 【ニッショウ】 sunlight
  • 残照 【ザンショウ】 afterglow

Kun reading compounds

  • 照る 【てる】 to shine, to look slightly upward (of a noh mask; indicating joy, etc.)
  • てるてる坊主 【てるてるぼうず】 paper doll to which children pray for fine weather (usu. white, and shaped like a Buddhist priest)
  • 照らす 【てらす】 to shine on, to illuminate, to compare (with), to refer to
  • 天照 【あまてらす】 Amaterasu, sun goddess who is the ancestress of the Imperial House of Japan
  • 照れる 【てれる】 to be shy, to be bashful, to feel awkward, to feel embarrassed

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 てる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhao4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • iluminar
  • brillar
  • comparar
  • tener vergüenza

Portuguese

  • iluminar
  • brilhar
  • comparar
  • tímido

French

  • illuminer
  • briller
  • comparer
  • timide
433 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
541 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
510 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1072 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2785 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
675 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
719 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
998 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1035 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
868 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1281 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3506 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1809 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
172 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19226 Morohashi
2827 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3457 New Nelson (John Haig)
170 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
182 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
606 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3840 2001 Kanji
4d9.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-4 SKIP code
6733.6 Four corner code
1-30-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7167 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess
Kun:
みや
On:
キュウグウクウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
367 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宮 【キュウ】 palace, tonic (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), ancient Chinese punishment (castration for men, or confinement for women), zodiacal sign
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 離宮 【リキュウ】 imperial villa, royal villa, detached palace
  • 巨蟹宮 【キョカイキュウ】 Cancer (4th zodiacal sign), the Crab
  • 宮司 【グウジ】 chief priest
  • 宮寺 【グウジ】 Buddhist temple within a Shinto shrine
  • 二宮 【ニグウ】 the Two Ise Shrines
  • 東宮 【トウグウ】 crown prince
  • 宮内庁 【クナイチョウ】 Imperial Household Agency
  • 宮内 【クナイ】 inside the Imperial Palace, Department of the Imperial Household
  • 月宮 【ゲッキュウ】 moon palace of the Hindu god Chandra
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period
  • 内宮 【ナイクウ】 Inner Ise Shrine
  • 外宮 【ゲクウ】 outer shrine of the Ise Grand Shrine

Kun reading compounds

  • 宮 【みや】 shrine, palace, imperial residence, Imperial prince, Imperial princess, headboard with built-in shelves, drawers, etc., temple
  • 宮家 【みやけ】 house of a prince of the blood
  • 若宮 【わかみや】 young imperial prince, child of the imperial family, shrine dedicated to a child of the god of the main shrine, newly built shrine (to which a divided tutelary deity has just been transferred)
  • 大宮 【おおみや】 imperial palace, shrine, Grand Empress Dowager, Empress Dowager, woman of imperial lineage who has borne a child, elderly woman of imperial lineage

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1
Korean:
gung

Spanish

  • príncipe
  • familia imperial
  • santuario

Portuguese

  • Templo Shinto
  • constelação
  • palácio
  • princesa

French

  • sanctuaire
  • constellations
  • palais
  • princesse
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
274 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
256 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
419 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1310 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1209 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1184 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
721 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
734 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
929 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
482 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2828 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1459 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1042 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7156 Morohashi
2274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1336 New Nelson (John Haig)
1033 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
353 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3060.6 Four corner code
1-21-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bae Unicode hex code