Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
grove, forest
Kun:
はやし
On:
リン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
656 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 林道 【リンドウ】 path through forest, woodland path, logging road
  • 林業 【リンギョウ】 forestry
  • 雑木林 【ゾウキバヤシ】 grove of miscellaneous trees, copse, coppice, thicket
  • 農林 【ノウリン】 agriculture and forestry

Kun reading compounds

  • 林 【はやし】 wood, woods, forest, grove, copse, thicket, bunch (of something), cluster, line, collection

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lin2
Korean:
rim

Spanish

  • arboleda
  • soto

Portuguese

  • bosque
  • floresta

French

  • bois (petite forêt)
  • bois
150 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
64 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
75 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
420 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2210 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
57 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
197 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
633 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
127 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
127 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1081 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1071 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
200 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14551 Morohashi
861 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2590 New Nelson (John Haig)
196 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
75 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4499.0 Four corner code
1-46-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6797 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 large, big, great, huge, vast, major, important, serious, severe, great, prominent, eminent, distinguished, -sized, as big as, the size of, university, large (e.g. serving size), large option, long month (i.e. having 31 days)
  • 大英博物館 【ダイエイハクブツカン】 British Museum
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
1-34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
radiance, shine, sparkle, gleam, twinkle
Kun:
かがや.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 輝度 【キド】 brightness, luminance
  • 輝安鉱 【キアンコウ】 stibnite (mineral), antimonite
  • 光輝 【コウキ】 brightness, splendour, splendor
  • 輝輝 【キキ】 brilliance

Kun reading compounds

  • 輝く 【かがやく】 to shine, to glitter, to sparkle
  • 輝く女性 【かがやくじょせい】 women who excel, women in prominent positions

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 さき、 てる、 ひ、 ひかる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui1
Korean:
hwi

Spanish

  • resplandor
  • destello
  • centelleo
  • resplandecer
  • destellar
  • centellear

Portuguese

  • brilho
  • luzir
  • centelha
  • faiscar
  • piscar

French

  • étincelant
  • étincelle
  • briller
  • scintiller
1132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1205 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1371 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1264 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1800 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1653 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1767 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
777 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1779 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1775 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
308 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38372 Morohashi
1402 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5972 New Nelson (John Haig)
302 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
324 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1807 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1055 2001 Kanji
7c8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
9725.6 Four corner code
1-21-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f1d Unicode hex code