Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
cherry
Kun:
さくら
On:
オウヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1237 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 桜花 【オウカ】 cherry blossom
  • 桜花爛漫 【オウカランマン】 riot of cherry blossoms
  • 観桜 【カンオウ】 cherry blossom viewing

Kun reading compounds

  • 桜 【さくら】 cherry tree, cherry blossom, decoy, fake buyer, shill, hired applauder, horse meat
  • 桜花 【おうか】 cherry blossom
  • 左近の桜 【さこんのさくら】 cherry tree east of the southern stairs of the Hall for State Ceremonies (in Heian Palace)

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 ろう
Chinese:
ying1
Korean:
aeng

Spanish

  • cerezo
  • flor de cerezo

Portuguese

  • cerejeira

French

  • cerisier du Japon
653 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1036 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1121 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2256 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1050 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1434 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1373 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
928 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
952 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
968 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1087 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1168 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
842 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1951 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14796P Morohashi
931 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2664 New Nelson (John Haig)
1932 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2082 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
708 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1869 2001 Kanji
4a6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4994.4 Four corner code
4294.4 Four corner code
26-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
685c Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
well, well crib, town, community
Kun:
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
339 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 井 【セイ】 well curb, Chinese "Well" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 井蛙 【セイア】 frog in a well, someone with a narrow perspective
  • 市井 【シセイ】 the street, the town
  • 坑井 【コウセイ】 winze (mining), well (oil, gas)

Kun reading compounds

  • 井 【い】 well
  • 堰 【せき】 dam, weir, barrier, sluice
  • 筒井 【つつい】 round well
  • 市井 【しせい】 the street, the town

Readings

Japanese names:
いの、 さい、 ひ
Chinese:
jing3
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • pozo
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • bem

French

  • puits
  • margelle
  • ville
  • communauté
1470 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
252 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
165 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
916 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1031 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
103 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1193 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1064 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
34 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2153 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2905 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1824 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
258 Morohashi
3454 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
76 New Nelson (John Haig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1946 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1019 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
0a4.46 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5500.0 Four corner code
16-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e95 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
vast, broad, wide
Kun:
ひろ.い
On:
コウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1059 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 広報 【コウホウ】 public relations, PR, publicity, information, publicizing
  • 広大 【コウダイ】 vast, extensive, immense, huge, large, grand, magnificent
  • 寛弘 【カンコウ】 Kankō era (1004.7.20-1012.12.25)
  • 元弘 【ゲンコウ】 Genkō era (1331.8.9-1334.1.29)
  • 弘通 【グズウ】 spread (of Buddhist teachings)
  • 弘誓 【グゼイ】 Buddha's great vows

Kun reading compounds

  • 広い 【ひろい】 spacious, vast, wide

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ、 ひろし、 ひろむ、 みつ、 お、 こお
Chinese:
hong2
Korean:
hong

Spanish

  • difundir
  • diseminar

Portuguese

French

  • vaste
  • spacieux
  • grand
1075 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1563 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1937 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
410 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2064 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
223 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
141 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1242 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9709 Morohashi
192 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1682 New Nelson (John Haig)
1234 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1320 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3h2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
1223.0 Four corner code
25-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f18 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 明 【メイ】 brightness, clarity, acumen, power of vision
  • 明暗 【メイアン】 light and darkness, light and shade
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 英明 【エイメイ】 intelligent, wise, bright, brilliant, clear-sighted
  • 明 【ミョウ】 vidya (wisdom), mantra, the coming (4th of July, etc.)
  • 明日 【アシタ】 tomorrow, near future
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 内明 【ナイミョウ】 adhyatmavidya (inner studies, ancient Indian philosophy)
  • 明 【ミン】 Ming (dynasty of China, 1368-1644)
  • 明楽 【ミンガク】 Ming-era Chinese music (popularized in Japan during the early 17th century)

Kun reading compounds

  • 明かり 【あかり】 light, illumination, glow, gleam, lamp, light
  • 明り先 【あかりさき】 source of light
  • 明るい 【あかるい】 light, well-lit, well-lighted, bright (of a colour), brightly-coloured, brightly-colored, cheerful, bright, spirited, sunny (e.g. disposition), encouraging (for the future of a project, etc.), promising, of fair prospects, familiar (with), knowledgeable (about), well versed (in), fair (e.g. politics), clean, impartial
  • 明るむ 【あかるむ】 to brighten, to grow light
  • 明らむ 【あからむ】 to become luminous at dawn (esp. the sky)
  • 明らか 【あきらか】 obvious, evident, clear, plain
  • 明らかにする 【あきらかにする】 to make clear, to clarify, to disclose, to make public
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • あくる日 【あくるひ】 next day, following day
  • 明かす 【あかす】 to pass (the night), to spend, to reveal, to divulge, to disclose, to expose, to prove, to verify

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 あけ、 あす、 きら、 け、 さや、 さやか、 とし、 はる、 み、 め
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • luz
  • brillo
  • claridad
  • listo
  • inteligente
  • claro
  • luminoso
  • iluminar
  • aclarar

Portuguese

  • brilhante
  • luz

French

  • clair
  • lumière
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
228 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
208 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
84 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
58 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
186 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
623 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
18 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
106 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
984 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1060 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
20 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13805 Morohashi
855 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2435 New Nelson (John Haig)
20 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
20 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
152 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
167 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3846 2001 Kanji
4c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
6702.0 Four corner code
44-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
660e Unicode hex code