Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
forest, woods
Kun:
もり
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
609 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 森林 【シンリン】 forest, woods
  • 森閑 【シンカン】 silent, still, quiet, hushed
  • 森々 【シンシン】 dense with trees, deeply forested

Kun reading compounds

  • 森 【もり】 forest, shrine grove
  • 森青蛙 【もりあおがえる】 forest green tree frog (Rhacophorus arboreus)
  • 青森 【あおもり】 Aomori (city, prefecture)
  • 大森 【おおもり】 large forest

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sen1
Korean:
sam

Spanish

  • bosque

Portuguese

  • floresta
  • mata

French

  • forêt
  • bois
41 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
38 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
532 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
152 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
198 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1735 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
128 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
460 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1063 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3123 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1602 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
201 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14974 Morohashi
2475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2749 New Nelson (John Haig)
197 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
209 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
80 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a8.39 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
4099.4 Four corner code
1-31-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
68ee Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
grove, forest
Kun:
はやし
On:
リン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
656 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 林道 【リンドウ】 path through forest, woodland path, logging road
  • 林業 【リンギョウ】 forestry
  • 雑木林 【ゾウキバヤシ】 grove of miscellaneous trees, copse, coppice, thicket
  • 農林 【ノウリン】 agriculture and forestry

Kun reading compounds

  • 林 【はやし】 wood, woods, forest, grove, copse, thicket, bunch (of something), cluster, line, collection

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lin2
Korean:
rim

Spanish

  • arboleda
  • soto

Portuguese

  • bosque
  • floresta

French

  • bois (petite forêt)
  • bois
150 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
64 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
75 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
420 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2210 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
57 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
197 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
633 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
127 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
127 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1081 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1071 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
200 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14551 Morohashi
861 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2590 New Nelson (John Haig)
196 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
75 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4499.0 Four corner code
1-46-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6797 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
grow late, night watch, sit up late, of course, renew, renovate, again, more and more, further
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
861 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 更 【コウ】 one-fifth of the night (approx. 2 hours)
  • 更改 【コウカイ】 renewal, extension, revision
  • 中更 【チュウコウ】 middle watch, 12 midnight-2am
  • 五更 【ゴコウ】 the five night watches, fifth watch of the night (approx. 3am to 5am)

Kun reading compounds

  • 新 【さら】 new, unused, new, obvious, natural
  • 更に 【さらに】 furthermore, again, after all, more and more, moreover, even more
  • 殊更 【ことさら】 intentionally, deliberately, designedly, on purpose, especially, particularly
  • 平更 【ひらさら】 earnestly, intently, determinedly, by all means, ... the heck (e.g. "what the heck?"), ... in the world (e.g. "why in the world?"), ... on earth (e.g. "who on earth?")
  • 更に 【さらに】 furthermore, again, after all, more and more, moreover, even more
  • さらに困ったことに 【さらにこまったことに】 to make matters worse
  • 更ける 【ふける】 to get late, to advance, to wear on
  • 更かす 【ふかす】 to sit up late

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
geng4, geng1
Korean:
gyeong, gaeng

Spanish

  • renovar
  • cambiar
  • caer la noche
  • de nuevo
  • aún

Portuguese

  • ficar atrasado
  • horário noturno
  • certamente

French

  • se faire tard
  • veiller
  • de plus
  • bien sûr
1248 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
978 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
42 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1311 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
610 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
528 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1008 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1045 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1076 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
997 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4355 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2967 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
701 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14283 Morohashi
3541 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2422 New Nelson (John Haig)
694 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
749 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1133 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3166 2001 Kanji
0a7.12 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
1054.6 Four corner code
1050.6 Four corner code
1-25-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f4 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
51 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 新 【シン】 new, neo-, newness, novelty, Gregorian calendar, Xin dynasty (China, 9-23 CE), Hsin dynasty
  • 新鋭 【シンエイ】 young and energetic, up-and-coming, new and excellent, newly produced, up-and-comer
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration
  • 改新 【カイシン】 reformation

Kun reading compounds

  • 新しい 【あたらしい】 new, novel, fresh, recent, latest, up-to-date, modern
  • 新しい女 【あたらしいおんな】 liberated woman
  • 新た 【あらた】 new, fresh, novel
  • 新田 【しんでん】 new rice field, newly developed rice field, wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
あせ、 あたらし、 し、 に、 にっ、 につ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xin1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • nuevo
  • fresco

Portuguese

  • novo

French

  • nouveau
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
165 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
148 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
36 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2080 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
178 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
55 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1965 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
174 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
85 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
956 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2239 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13572 Morohashi
1784 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2387 New Nelson (John Haig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1619 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
80 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
226 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
5b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
0292.1 Four corner code
1-31-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b0 Unicode hex code