Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
willow
Kun:
やなぎ
On:
リュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 柳 【リュウ】 Chinese "Willow" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 柳暗花明 【リュウアンカメイ】 beautiful scenery of spring, red-light district
  • 川柳 【センリュウ】 senryū, comic haiku, humorous seventeen-mora poem
  • 花柳 【カリュウ】 red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 柳 【やなぎ】 willow (any tree of genus Salix), weeping willow (Salix babylonica)
  • 柳刃包丁 【やなぎばぼうちょう】 kitchen knife for sashimi
  • 青柳 【あおやぎ】 green willow (i.e. one that has budded), meat of the trough shell (Mactra chinensis)
  • 化粧柳 【けしょうやなぎ】 chosenia (Chosenia arbutifolia) (species of willow, also Salix arbutifolia)

Readings

Japanese names:
なぎ、 や、 やい、 やぎ、 やな、 やない
Chinese:
liu3
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • sauce
  • mimbre

Portuguese

  • salgueiro

French

  • saule
1898 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1104 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1471 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1427 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1105 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2032 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1854 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1086 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
607 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1434 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14662 Morohashi
899 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2629 New Nelson (John Haig)
1421 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1525 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1272 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1844 2001 Kanji
4a5.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4792.0 Four corner code
44-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67f3 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
oneself 己 (巳, 已, 㔾)
Parts:
Variants:
fork in road, scene, arena, theater
Kun:
ちまた
On:
コウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2415 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 巷間 【コウカン】 on the street, around town, the world, the public
  • 巷説 【コウセツ】 gossip, talk about town
  • 陋巷 【ロウコウ】 narrow, dirty backstreet

Kun reading compounds

  • 巷 【ちまた】 the public, the street (e.g. "word on the street"), street, district, quarters, location (e.g. of a battle), scene (e.g. of carnage), divide (e.g. between life and death), fork (in a road), crossroads
  • 悪の巷 【あくのちまた】 skid row, underworld
  • 修羅の巷 【しゅらのちまた】 scene of carnage

Readings

Chinese:
xiang4, hang4
Korean:
hang

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1465 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
974 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3097 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
8756X Morohashi
1543 New Nelson (John Haig)
1956 2001 Kanji
3k6.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
4471.7 Four corner code
25-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5df7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
flower
Kun:
はな
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
578 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 花形 【ハナガタ】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 花園 【ハナゾノ】 flower garden
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering, floral tribute, laying flowers
  • 紅花 【ベニバナ】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower
  • 花かご 【ハナカゴ】 flower basket, flower basket (or plate) used for flower-scattering rituals
  • 花瓶 【ケビョウ】 vase used to hold flower offerings (often made of gilded copper)
  • 天花 【テンゲ】 flowers that bloom in the heavens, paper flowers scattered before the Buddha's image

Kun reading compounds

  • 花 【はな】 flower, blossom, bloom, petal, cherry blossom, beauty, blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), ikebana, hanafuda, (the) best, glorious, lovely
  • 花形 【はながた】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 菜の花 【なのはな】 rape blossoms, rapeseed flowers
  • 紅花 【べにばな】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
hua1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • flor

Portuguese

  • flor

French

  • fleur
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
9 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
551 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
328 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
81 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
481 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
641 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2740 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1894 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30734P Morohashi
2211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4980 New Nelson (John Haig)
1009 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1084 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
69 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1956 2001 Kanji
3k4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4421.4 Four corner code
18-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b1 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
boulevard, street, town
Kun:
まち
On:
ガイカイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
891 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 街 【ガイ】 ... street, ... quarter, ... district
  • 街宣車 【ガイセンシャ】 (right-wing) propaganda truck
  • ウォール街 【ウォールガイ】 Wall Street
  • 中華街 【チュウカガイ】 Chinatown
  • 街道 【カイドウ】 highway (esp. one existing from the Edo period), main road, highway (e.g. to success), path (to becoming ...)
  • 街道筋 【カイドウスジ】 highway route (Edo period), main route

Kun reading compounds

  • 町 【まち】 town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood, downtown, main street, street, road, 109.09 m, 0.99 hectares
  • 街角 【まちかど】 street corner
  • 眠らない街 【ねむらないまち】 city that never sleeps
  • 街々 【まちまち】 streets

Readings

Japanese names:
また
Chinese:
jie1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • avenida
  • calle
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • bulevar
  • rua
  • cidade

French

  • boulevard
  • rue
  • ville
461 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
819 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
790 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1626 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1181 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1721 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1570 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
186 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
186 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
371 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1615 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
702 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
421 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
528 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
899 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34051 Morohashi
576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1759 New Nelson (John Haig)
890 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
955 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
580 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
2110.4 Four corner code
19-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8857 Unicode hex code