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

13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
iron
Kun:
くろがね
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
672 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鉄 【テツ】 iron (Fe), strong and hard (as iron), railway, railway enthusiast
  • 鉄製 【テッセイ】 made of iron
  • 国鉄 【コクテツ】 national railway (esp. former Japan National Railways)
  • 新日本製鐵 【シンニッポンセイテツ】 Nippon Steel Corporation

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒金 【くろがね】 iron

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 てっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tie3
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • hierro
  • acero

Portuguese

  • ferro

French

  • fer
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
242 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
976 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1814 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40285 Morohashi
1711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6253 New Nelson (John Haig)
846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
449 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2863 2001 Kanji
8a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
1-37-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9244 Unicode hex code

12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings
Kun:
みちいう
On:
ドウトウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
207 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 道 【ドウ】 road, path, street, route, way, set of practices, rules for conducting oneself, Buddhist teachings, Taoism, modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido), historical administrative region of Japan (Tokaido, Tosando, etc.), province (Tang-era administrative region of China), province (modern administrative region of Korea)
  • 道義 【ドウギ】 morality, moral principles
  • 正道 【セイドウ】 path of righteousness, path of duty, right track, correct path
  • 海道 【カイドウ】 sea route
  • 有道 【ユウドウ】 being good, being virtuous, virtuous person
  • 不道 【フドウ】 inhuman, immoral, unreasonable, outrageous, wicked, barbarity (one of the eight unpardonable crimes, incl. killing three people in one family, or dismembering a corpse)

Kun reading compounds

  • 道 【みち】 road, path, street, lane, passage, route, way, distance, journey, road (e.g. to victory), course, way (of living, proper conduct, etc.), moral principles, teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist), dogma, field (e.g. of medicine), subject, speciality, means, way, method
  • 道筋 【みちすじ】 path, route, itinerary
  • 花道 【はなみち】 elevated walkway through the audience to the stage (kabuki), honourable end to a career
  • 横道 【よこみち】 byway, side street, cross street, wrong way, digression

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 じ、 ど、 みつ、 おさむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • camino
  • razón
  • modo
  • decir
  • senda
  • método

Portuguese

  • Caminho
  • estrada
  • rua
  • distrito
  • viagem
  • curso
  • moral
  • ensinamentos
  • filosofia

French

  • voie
  • route
  • rue
  • région
  • voyage
  • morale
  • enseignements
122 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
205 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
188 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
129 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4724 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
141 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1811 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
149 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
710 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3888 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
283 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39010P Morohashi
3134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6091 New Nelson (John Haig)
277 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
123 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
220 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2q9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3-2-9 SKIP code
3830.6 Four corner code
1-38-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9053 Unicode hex code