Jisho

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12 strokes (also 13)
Radical:
tree
Parts:
poles, settlement, conclusion, end, highest rank, electric poles, very, extremely, most, highly, 10**48
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
460 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 極 【キョク】 pole, climax, extreme, extremity, culmination, height, zenith, nadir
  • 極右 【キョクウ】 far right (in politics), extreme right, ultraconservative
  • 消極 【ショウキョク】 passive, negative, conservative, depolarization
  • 対極 【タイキョク】 antipodes, other (opposite) extreme, opposite, antithesis
  • 極 【ゴク】 quite, very, 10^48, quindecillion
  • 極秘 【ゴクヒ】 absolute secrecy
  • 極々 【ゴクゴク】 extremely, highly
  • 失礼至極 【シツレイシゴク】 extremely rude, impertinent, impolite

Kun reading compounds

  • 極める 【きわめる】 to carry to extremes, to go to the end of something, to investigate thoroughly, to master
  • 極まる 【きわまる】 to reach an extreme, to reach a limit, to terminate, to come to an end, extremely, to be stuck, to be in a dilemma, to be at a loss, to be decided, to be settled
  • 極まり 【きわまり】 extremity, end, bound, limit
  • 極まりない 【きわまりない】 extremely, in the extreme, knows no bounds (e.g. rudeness), unparalleled, boundless (e.g. universe, ocean), limitless
  • 極み 【きわみ】 height, acme, extremity, peak, end, limit
  • 決める 【きめる】 to decide, to choose, to determine, to make up one's mind, to resolve, to set one's heart on, to settle, to arrange, to set, to appoint, to fix, to clinch (a victory), to decide (the outcome of a match), to persist in doing, to go through with, to always do, to have made a habit of, to take for granted, to assume, to dress up, to dress to kill, to dress to the nines, to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.), to succeed in doing, to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.), to eat or drink something, to take illegal drugs
  • 決まる 【きまる】 to be decided, to be settled, to be fixed, to be arranged, to be unchanging, to be the same (as always), to be fixed, to be set, to be a fixed rule, to be destined, to be a convention, to be a custom, to be common knowledge, to be well executed (of a manoeuvre in a sport, game, etc.), to go well, to succeed, to connect (of a punch), to look good (of clothing), to look sharp, to be stylish, to suit one, to be held in place (of a hairdo), to be struck and held (of a pose in kabuki)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
geug

Spanish

  • polo terrestre o magnético
  • muy
  • sumamente
  • extremadamente
  • alcanzar un extremo

Portuguese

  • postes
  • acordo
  • conclusão
  • fim
  • a mais alta posição
  • postes elétricos
  • muitos
  • extremamente
  • maior
  • altamente
  • 10 elevado a48

French

  • extrêmes
  • pôles (N et S)
  • décision
  • conclusion
  • fin
  • plus haut rang
  • pôles électriques
  • très
  • extrêmement
  • le plus
  • hautement
  • 10**48
382 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
488 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
464 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
652 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2305 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
597 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
639 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1896 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
336 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
336 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
679 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1100 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1243 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
695 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
900 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1922 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15181 Morohashi
1017 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2753 New Nelson (John Haig)
1903 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2052 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
311 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
584 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1872 2001 Kanji
4a8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4191.4 Four corner code
1-22-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6975 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
music, comfort, ease
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
373 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 楽 【ガク】 music, old Japanese court music, gagaku
  • 楽章 【ガクショウ】 (musical) movement
  • 邦楽 【ホウガク】 Japanese music (esp. traditional Japanese music)
  • 室内楽 【シツナイガク】 chamber music
  • 楽 【ラク】 comfort, ease, relief, (at) peace, relaxation, easy, simple, without trouble, without hardships, (economically) comfortable, raku pottery, sukha (happiness)
  • 楽園 【ラクエン】 paradise, Eden, Elysium
  • 千秋楽 【センシュウラク】 concluding festivities, concluding program, concluding programme, final day of a tournament
  • 行楽 【コウラク】 outing, excursion, pleasure trip, going on a picnic
  • 猿楽 【サルガク】 sarugaku (form of theatre popular in Japan during the 11th to 14th centuries), noh, fooling around

Kun reading compounds

  • 楽しい 【たのしい】 enjoyable, fun, pleasant, happy, delightful
  • 楽しい思い出 【たのしいおもいで】 happy memory, sweet memory
  • 楽しむ 【たのしむ】 to enjoy (oneself)

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 た、 やす、 ら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
le4, yue4
Korean:
ag

Spanish

  • música
  • divertido
  • fácil
  • agradable
  • disfrutar
  • divertirse

Portuguese

  • música
  • conforto
  • facilidade

French

  • musique
  • agréable
  • confort
331 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
98 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
218 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
232 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2324 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
322 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
200 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2029 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
358 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
359 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
343 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1064 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3505 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1808 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2460 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1751 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15213 Morohashi
2826 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2790 New Nelson (John Haig)
1735 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1872 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
481 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
225 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
364 2001 Kanji
4a9.29 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-4 SKIP code
3290.4 Four corner code
1-19-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
697d Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 蜻蛉 【トンボ】 dragonfly, damselfly

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing1
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4157 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2128 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
33203 Morohashi
5341 New Nelson (John Haig)
6d8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
5512.7 Four corner code
1-73-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
873b Unicode hex code

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 螟蛉 【メイレイ】 hornworm, adopted child

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ling2
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4124 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32969 Morohashi
5294 New Nelson (John Haig)
6d5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
5813.7 Four corner code
1-73-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
86c9 Unicode hex code