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

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On reading compounds

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

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

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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)
  • 空域 【クウイキ】 airspace
  • 領空 【リョウクウ】 territorial airspace
  • 防空 【ボウクウ】 air defense, air defence

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
  • 空手 【からて】 karate, empty handed
  • 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

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
solicit, invite, ask
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
524 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 請求 【セイキュウ】 claim, demand, charge, application, request, billing (for a service)
  • 請願 【セイガン】 petition
  • 招請 【ショウセイ】 invitation
  • 懇請 【コンセイ】 appeal, entreaty, request
  • 普請 【フシン】 building, construction, group effort by Buddhist practitioners, group activities by a community (e.g. cleaning, etc.)
  • 安普請 【ヤスブシン】 cheap structure (e.g. of houses)
  • 請 【ショウ】 request, invitation, privilege in criminal law given to nobles of the fifth rank or above (ritsuryo system)
  • 招待 【ショウタイ】 invitation
  • 招請 【ショウセイ】 invitation
  • 拝請 【ハイショウ】 humbly inviting

Kun reading compounds

  • 請う 【こう】 to beg, to ask, to request, to invite
  • 乞うご期待 【こうごきたい】 don't miss it, stay tuned, coming soon, look forward to it
  • 受ける 【うける】 to receive, to get, to catch (e.g. a ball), to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.), to sustain (damage), to incur (a loss), to suffer (an injury), to feel (influence), to undergo (e.g. surgery), to take (a test), to accept (a challenge), to be given (e.g. life, talent), to find funny, to find humorous, to be amused (by), to follow, to succeed, to be descended from, to face (south, etc.), to be modified by, to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee, to be well-received, to become popular, to go down well

Readings

Japanese names:
うけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing3
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • solicitar
  • pedir
  • rogar
  • tomar el control
  • recibir

Portuguese

  • solicitar
  • convidar
  • perguntar

French

  • solliciter
  • inviter
  • demander
1479 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
657 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4390 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1190 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1759 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2323 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
661 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
672 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
878 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1695 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1983 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1060 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1426 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1550 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35640P Morohashi
1576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5645 New Nelson (John Haig)
1536 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1656 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1799 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3046 2001 Kanji
7a8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0562.7 Four corner code
1-32-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8acb Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
request, want, wish for, require, demand
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
220 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 求職 【キュウショク】 job hunting, seeking employment
  • 求刑 【キュウケイ】 recommended sentence, prosecution's demand for punishment
  • 身代金要求 【ミノシロキンヨウキュウ】 ransom demand
  • 希求 【キキュウ】 longing, great desire, aspiration
  • 求道 【キュウドウ】 seeking after truth
  • 求不得苦 【グフトクク】 the pain of not getting what one seeks
  • 勤求 【ゴング】 inquiring the Buddha way
  • 欣求 【ゴング】 earnest aspiration (to go to paradise)

Kun reading compounds

  • 求める 【もとめる】 to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to require, to ask for, to seek, to search for, to look for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qiu2
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • petición
  • demanda
  • buscar
  • pedir
  • demandar
  • reclamar
  • desear

Portuguese

  • solicitação
  • desejar
  • deseja para
  • requer
  • demanda

French

  • réclamer
  • demander
  • vouloir
  • désirer
583 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
455 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
332 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
584 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
664 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
537 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
724 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
737 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
933 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1155 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4365 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
943 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17105 Morohashi
3550 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3036 New Nelson (John Haig)
934 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1004 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
297 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
478 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1442 2001 Kanji
2b5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4313.2 Four corner code
1-21-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c42 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
lie, falsehood, deceive, pretend
Kun:
いつわ.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1511 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 詐欺 【サギ】 fraud, swindle, graft, cheating, trick, scam
  • 詐欺師 【サギシ】 swindler, fraudster, trickster, con man
  • 欺詐 【ギサ】 fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax
  • 譎詐 【キッサ】 falsehood, fabrication, dissimulation

Kun reading compounds

  • 偽る 【いつわる】 to lie, to cheat, to pretend, to feign, to falsify, to trick, to deceive

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zha4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • mentira
  • falsedad
  • engañar
  • fingir

Portuguese

  • mentira
  • falsidade
  • enganar
  • fingir

French

  • mentir
  • fausseté
  • fraude
  • tromper
  • duper
  • feindre
1285 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1464 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4337 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1278 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1747 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1498 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1597 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1575 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1670 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1896 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1006 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1362 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1150 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35373 Morohashi
1502 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1141 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1223 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1584 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
7a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
0861.1 Four corner code
1-26-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a50 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
deceit, cheat, delude
Kun:
あざむ.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1541 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 欺瞞 【ギマン】 deception, deceit
  • 欺詐 【ギサ】 fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax
  • ナイジェリア詐欺 【ナイジェリアサギ】 Nigerian fraud, 419 fraud
  • 架空請求詐欺 【カクウセイキュウサギ】 fraud based on demanding payment for false claims or non-existent bills

Kun reading compounds

  • 欺く 【あざむく】 to deceive, to delude, to trick, to fool, to be as ... as ... (e.g. "as bright as day", "as beautiful as a rose")

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • callarse
  • mentir
  • engaño
  • trampa
  • engañar
  • estafar

Portuguese

  • engano
  • fraude
  • iludir

French

  • tromperie
  • tricherie
  • supercherie
1136 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1465 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2419 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1397 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1448 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1499 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1598 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1623 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1124 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2138 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1519 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1778 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16097 Morohashi
1703 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2939 New Nelson (John Haig)
1762 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1899 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1556 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1962 2001 Kanji
4j8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4788.2 Four corner code
1-21-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b3a Unicode hex code