Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
erect, frame, mount, support, shelf, construct
Kun:
か.けるか.かる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1555 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 架 【カ】 rack, mount, stand
  • 架空 【カクウ】 fictitious, imaginary, fanciful, fabricated, aerial, overhead
  • 担架 【タンカ】 stretcher, litter (medical), gurney
  • 高架 【コウカ】 elevated (structure), overhead

Kun reading compounds

  • 架ける 【かける】 to suspend between two points, to build (a bridge, etc.), to put up on something (e.g. legs up on table)
  • 架かる 【かかる】 to span, to bridge, to cross, to straddle

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia4
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • montar
  • apoyar
  • estante
  • construir
  • colgar
  • construir un puente

Portuguese

  • eregir
  • moldura
  • monte
  • apoio
  • prateleira
  • construir

French

  • ériger
  • monter
  • suspendre (pont)
  • supporter (poids)
  • étagère
  • construire
1045 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1659 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2237 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1085 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1423 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
755 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
768 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1704 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1055 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1638 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
878 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14586 Morohashi
2569 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2632 New Nelson (John Haig)
869 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
934 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1267 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1664 2001 Kanji
4a5.36 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
4690.4 Four corner code
1-18-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67b6 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
304 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 空 【クウ】 empty air, sky, shunyata, emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phenomenon, air force, fruitlessness, meaninglessness, void (one of the five elements), empty (e.g. set)
  • 空気 【クウキ】 air, atmosphere, mood, situation, someone with no presence, someone who doesn't stand out at all
  • 滑空 【カックウ】 gliding (through the air)
  • 領空 【リョウクウ】 territorial airspace

Kun reading compounds

  • 空 【そら】 sky, the air, the heavens, weather, far-off place, distant place, state of mind, feeling, (from) memory, (by) heart, falsehood, lie, somehow, vaguely, fake
  • 空模様 【そらもよう】 look of the sky, weather
  • 定めなき空 【さだめなきそら】 changeable weather
  • 晴れた空 【はれたそら】 clear sky, cloudless sky
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 空き 【あき】 space, room, gap, emptiness, vacancy, opening, empty seat, free time, time to spare, disuse, unused thing
  • 空き缶 【あきかん】 empty can
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 空 【から】 emptiness, vacuum, blank
  • 空っぽ 【からっぽ】 empty, vacant, hollow
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty (of a residence, etc.), vacant, deserted, body from which the soul has left, corpse, shed skin (of a snake, insect, etc.)
  • 空く 【すく】 to become less crowded, to thin out, to get empty, to be hungry
  • 空かす 【すかす】 to feel hungry, to get hungry
  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless

Readings

Japanese names:
うつ、 き、 く
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kong1, kong4
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cielo
  • atmósfera
  • vacío
  • vacante
  • quedarse vacío
  • vaciar

Portuguese

  • esvaziar
  • ceú
  • desocupado
  • vazio
  • vácuo

French

  • vide
  • ciel
  • vacant
  • creux
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
15 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
184 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
140 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1452 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1913 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1327 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25415 Morohashi
2227 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4192 New Nelson (John Haig)
1317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1414 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
304 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
73 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-5-3 SKIP code
3010.1 Four corner code
1-22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
take, fetch, take up
Kun:
と.ると.りと.り-とり-ど.り
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 取 【シュ】 appropriation, obtaining
  • 取材 【シュザイ】 news coverage, collecting data (e.g. for an article), covering (something for media), interview
  • 聴取 【チョウシュ】 hearing (of a statement, opinion, explanation, etc.), asking, questioning (e.g. a suspect), enquiry, listening (e.g. to the radio)
  • 採取 【サイシュ】 picking, collecting, harvesting, gathering, extraction

Kun reading compounds

  • 取る 【とる】 to take, to pick up, to grab, to catch, to pass, to hand, to give, to get, to obtain, to acquire, to win, to receive, to earn, to take (e.g. a vacation), to adopt (a method, proposal, etc.), to take (a measure, attitude, etc.), to choose, to remove, to get rid of, to take off, to take away, to steal, to rob, to eat, to have (e.g. lunch), to take (e.g. vitamins), to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather, to extract (e.g. juice), to catch (e.g. fish), to take up (time, space), to occupy, to spare, to set aside, to secure, to reserve, to save, to put aside, to keep, to take (e.g. a joke), to interpret, to understand, to make out, to grasp, to record, to take down, to subscribe to (e.g. a newspaper), to take, to buy, to get, to order, to have delivered, to charge, to fine, to take (tax), to take (e.g. a wife), to take on (e.g. an apprentice), to adopt, to accept, to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.), to play
  • 取るに足らない 【とるにたらない】 insignificant, inconsequential, trifling, negligible, of little importance
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り替える 【とりかえる】 to exchange, to swap, to barter, to replace, to substitute
  • ちり取り 【ちりとり】 dustpan
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り替える 【とりかえる】 to exchange, to swap, to barter, to replace, to substitute
  • ちり取り 【ちりとり】 dustpan
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions

Readings

Japanese names:
どる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • tomar
  • coger

Portuguese

  • tomar
  • trazer
  • recolher

French

  • prendre
  • aller chercher
238 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
317 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
301 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
190 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3699 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
108 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
393 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
650 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
65 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
270 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
269 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3158 Morohashi
1262 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
679 New Nelson (John Haig)
819 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
194 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
303 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
6e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
1714.0 Four corner code
1-28-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53d6 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to
Kun:
ひ.くひ.ける
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
218 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 引用 【インヨウ】 quotation, citation, reference
  • 引退 【インタイ】 retirement
  • 延引 【エンイン】 delay, procrastination
  • 勾引 【コウイン】 arrest, custody, apprehending, abduction

Kun reading compounds

  • 引く 【ひく】 to pull, to tug, to lead (e.g. a horse), to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.), to attract (e.g. interest), to draw back (e.g. one's hand), to draw in (one's chin, stomach, etc.), to pull in, to draw (a card, mahjong tile, etc.), to draw (a line, plan, etc.), to catch (a cold), to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument), to look up (in a dictionary, phone book, etc.), to consult, to check, to haul, to pull (vehicles), to subtract, to deduct, to recede, to ebb, to fade, to be descend from, to inherit (a characteristic), to quote, to cite, to raise (as evidence), to lay on (electricity, gas, etc.), to install (e.g. a telephone), to supply (e.g. water), to hold (e.g. a note), to apply (e.g. lipstick), to oil (e.g. a pan), to wax (e.g. a floor), to move back, to draw back, to recede, to lessen, to subside, to ebb, to go down (e.g. of swelling), to resign, to retire, to quit
  • 引く手 【ひくて】 admirer, inducer
  • 引ける 【ひける】 to close, to be over, to break up (e.g. school), to lose one's nerve, to feel daunted

Readings

Japanese names:
いな、 ひき、 ひけ、 びき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin3
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • tirar
  • remolcar
  • retroceder
  • ser guiado
  • arrastrar
  • tocar (instrumento de cuerda)

Portuguese

  • puxar
  • rebocar
  • sacudir
  • permitir
  • instalar
  • citação
  • referir-se

French

  • tirer
  • admettre
  • installer
  • citation
  • référence
  • jouer (musique)
  • attraper (froid)
156 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
81 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
77 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
238 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1562 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
271 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
167 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
144 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
216 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
216 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
257 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
605 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
207 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1240 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9699 Morohashi
181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1681 New Nelson (John Haig)
1232 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1318 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
263 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
87 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3554 2001 Kanji
3h1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
1220.0 Four corner code
1-16-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f15 Unicode hex code