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

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
sincerity, admonish, warn, prohibit, truth, fidelity
Kun:
まこと
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1128 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 誠実 【セイジツ】 sincere, honest, faithful
  • 誠意 【セイイ】 sincerity, good faith
  • 至誠 【シセイ】 sincerity, devotion
  • 赤誠 【セキセイ】 sincerity

Kun reading compounds

  • 誠 【まこと】 truth, reality, sincerity, honesty, integrity, fidelity, that's right
  • 誠に 【まことに】 indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
  • 嘘から出た実 【うそからでたまこと】 truth comes out of falsehood, many a true word is spoken in jest

Readings

Japanese names:
きよ、 さと、 しげ、 とも、 のぶ、 ま、 まこ、 まさ
Chinese:
cheng2
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sinceridad
  • confianza
  • verdad

Portuguese

  • sinceridade
  • advertir
  • avisar
  • proíbir
  • verdade
  • fidelidade

French

  • sincérité
  • avertir
  • prévenir
  • interdire
  • vérité
  • fidélité
825 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
923 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
912 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1244 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4352 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
745 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1758 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1935 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
718 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
731 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
943 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1683 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1922 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1023 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1382 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
369 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35497P Morohashi
1523 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5606 New Nelson (John Haig)
363 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
388 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
963 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3059 2001 Kanji
7a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0365.0 Four corner code
32-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8aa0 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
lively, resuscitation, being helped, living
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
171 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 活 【カツ】 living, life, judo art of resuscitation, action, activity
  • 活字 【カツジ】 printing type, movable type, printed text, print
  • 死活 【シカツ】 life and death, life or death
  • 就活 【シュウカツ】 job hunting, job searching

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live

Readings

Chinese:
huo2
Korean:
hwal, gwal

Spanish

  • vida
  • energía
  • actividad

Portuguese

  • vivo
  • resuscitação
  • existência
  • ser ajudado
  • vida

French

  • vivant
  • animé
  • résurrection
  • être aidé
174 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
99 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
244 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
203 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2552 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
198 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
681 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
819 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
237 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
517 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1185 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
460 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
285 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
145 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17423 Morohashi
385 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3132 New Nelson (John Haig)
143 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
154 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
132 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
172 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3216.4 Four corner code
19-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d3b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
73 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 動 【ドウ】 motion, change, confusion
  • 動員 【ドウイン】 mobilization, mobilisation
  • 人事異動 【ジンジイドウ】 personnel change, personnel shift, reshuffle, (annual) staff reassignment
  • 異動 【イドウ】 change (personnel), transfer, reshuffle

Kun reading compounds

  • 動く 【うごく】 to move, to stir, to shift, to shake, to swing, to operate, to run, to go, to work, to be touched, to be influenced, to change, to vary, to fluctuate, to waver, certain, factual, to be transferred
  • 動く歩道 【うごくほどう】 moving walkway, moving sidewalk, travelator
  • 動かす 【うごかす】 to move, to shift, to stir, to budge, to change position, to inspire, to rouse, to move (e.g. feeling), to influence, to change, to alter, to deny, to operate, to set in motion, to get going, to mobilize (e.g. troops), to mobilise, to deploy, to manage (e.g. funds)

Readings

Japanese names:
るぎ
Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mover
  • movimiento
  • moverse
  • trasladar

Portuguese

  • mover
  • movimento
  • mudança
  • jáfusão
  • trocar
  • agitar

French

  • bouger
  • mouvement
  • changement
  • confusion
  • secouer
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
384 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
362 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
86 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
169 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
231 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
64 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2232 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2390 Morohashi
1778 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
549 New Nelson (John Haig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
47 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
385 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2245 2001 Kanji
2g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-2 SKIP code
2412.7 Four corner code
38-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d5 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
house, home, family, professional, expert, performer
Kun:
いえうち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 家 【カ】 -ist, -er
  • 家屋 【カオク】 house, building
  • 研究家 【ケンキュウカ】 researcher, student (of)
  • 活動家 【カツドウカ】 activist
  • 家 【ケ】 house (e.g. of Tokugawa), family
  • 家来 【ケライ】 retainer, retinue, servant
  • 本家 【ホンケ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court

Kun reading compounds

  • 家 【いえ】 house, residence, dwelling, family, household, lineage, family name
  • 家主 【やぬし】 landlord, landlady, house owner, home owner, head of the household
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 小家 【こいえ】 small and simple home
  • 屋 【や】 (something) shop, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
  • 家内 【かない】 (my) wife, inside the home, one's family
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 家 【うち】 house, home (one's own), (one's) family, (one's) household
  • 家中 【うちじゅう】 whole family, all (members of) the family, all over the house, retainer of a daimyo, feudal domain, clan

Readings

Japanese names:
あり、 え、 く、 つか、 べ
Chinese:
jia1, gu1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • casa
  • hogar
  • especialista

Portuguese

  • casa
  • lar

French

  • maison
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
89 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
83 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
81 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1311 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
151 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
158 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1185 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
165 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
165 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
52 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
480 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2827 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
547 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7169 Morohashi
2273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1337 New Nelson (John Haig)
541 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
580 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
46 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
189 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
751 2001 Kanji
3m7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3023.2 Four corner code
18-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb6 Unicode hex code