Jisho

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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

  • 楽団 【ガクダン】 orchestra, band
  • 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
  • 楽園 【ラクエン】 pleasure garden, paradise
  • 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
Chinese:
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
19-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
697d Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
park, garden, yard, farm
Kun:
その
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
628 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 園 【ソノ】 garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation, place, location
  • 園芸 【エンゲイ】 horticulture, gardening
  • 花園 【ハナゾノ】 flower garden
  • 霊園 【レイエン】 cemetery

Kun reading compounds

  • 園 【その】 garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation, place, location
  • 園生 【えんせい】 garden (esp. with trees), park
  • 竹の園 【たけのその】 bamboo garden, Imperial family
  • 学びの園 【まなびのその】 educational institution

Readings

Japanese names:
おん、 ぞの
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • parque
  • jardín
  • academia

Portuguese

  • parque
  • jardim
  • quintal
  • fazenda

French

  • parc
  • jardin
  • ferme
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
84 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
234 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
412 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1047 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
327 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
425 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2046 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
447 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
324 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
346 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3914 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2017 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
592 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4818 Morohashi
3156 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
962 New Nelson (John Haig)
585 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
629 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
223 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
3s10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-10 SKIP code
6073.2 Four corner code
6023.2 Four corner code
17-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5712 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
even, flat, peace
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
128 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 平 【ヘイ】 nth year in the Heisei era (1989.1.8-2019.4.30)
  • 平安 【ヘイアン】 peace, tranquility, tranquillity, Heian era (794-1185)
  • 和平 【ワヘイ】 peace
  • 公平 【コウヘイ】 fairness, impartiality, justice, objectivity
  • 平等 【ビョウドウ】 equality, impartiality, evenness
  • 平等観 【ビョウドウカン】 viewing all things as undifferentiated and equal, non-discriminative thought, contemplation of the equality of all things from the standpoint of emptiness
  • 寛平 【カンピョウ】 Kanpyō era (889.4.27-898.4.26), Kanbyō era
  • 天平 【テンピョウ】 Tenpyō era (729.8.5-749.4.14), Tenbyō era, Tenhei era
  • 平声 【ヒョウショウ】 first tone in old Chinese phonetics, level tone, (of a Japanese accent) having a low, flat tone
  • 平調 【ヒョウジョウ】 (in Japan) 3rd note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. E), (in gagaku) scale similar to the Dorian mode on E

Kun reading compounds

  • 平ら 【たいら】 flat, level, even, smooth, calm, tranquil, placid, composed, stable, relaxed (sitting posture), comfortable, plateau, tableland, plain
  • 平らか 【たいらか】 level, just, peaceful
  • 平らげる 【たいらげる】 to eat up (completely), to put down (a rebellion), to suppress, to subjugate, to make flat, to level out
  • 平 【ひら】 something broad and flat, common, ordinary, plain, rank-and-file, low-ranking employee, freshman, novice, private
  • 平泳ぎ 【ひらおよぎ】 breaststroke (swimming)
  • 嘉平次平 【かへいじひら】 hakama fabric made from meisen silk
  • 金平 【かねひら】 Acheilognathus rhombeus (species of cyprinid)

Readings

Japanese names:
たいら、 たら、 はち、 ひ、 ひとし、 へ、 へん
Chinese:
ping2
Korean:
pyeong, pyeon

Spanish

  • llanura
  • liso
  • llano
  • plano
  • sencillo

Portuguese

  • até mesmo
  • apartamento
  • paz

French

  • plan(e)
  • plat
  • paix
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
411 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
388 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
143 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
26 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
503 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
203 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
202 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
202 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
351 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
573 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4291 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1496 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9167X Morohashi
3478 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1484 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1596 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
98 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
260 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3155 2001 Kanji
2k3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1040.9 Four corner code
42-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e73 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
well, well crib, town, community
Kun:
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
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

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
strict, hard, solid, tough, tight, reliable
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1049 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 堅 【ケン】 strength, solidity, firmness, armour, armor
  • 堅持 【ケンジ】 holding on to, sticking to
  • 中堅 【チュウケン】 nucleus, backbone, mainstay, key figure, medium-level, mid-level, middle-ranking, midsize, main body (of troops), crack troops, select troops, center field, centre field, center fielder, centre fielder, athlete competing in the middle-number match in a team competition, i.e. second in 3-on-3, third in 5-on-5 (kendo, judo, etc.)
  • 米利堅 【メリケン】 America, American, fist

Kun reading compounds

  • 硬い 【かたい】 hard, solid, tough, stiff, tight, wooden, unpolished (e.g. writing), strong, firm (not viscous or easily moved), safe, steady, honest, steadfast, obstinate, stubborn, bookish, formal, stuffy
  • 堅い商売 【かたいしょうばい】 sound business

Readings

Japanese names:
きん
Chinese:
jian1
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • duro
  • sólido
  • firme
  • apretado
  • estricto

Portuguese

  • de confiança
  • apertado
  • duro
  • sólido
  • firme
  • estrito

French

  • tenace
  • dur
  • strict
  • solide
  • ferme
  • fiable
1217 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
914 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1096 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
995 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1155 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1796 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1289 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1363 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1228 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
356 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3502 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1805 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2457 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
861 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5210 Morohashi
2823 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1038 New Nelson (John Haig)
853 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
917 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1513 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3472 2001 Kanji
3b9.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-3 SKIP code
2-8-3 SKIP code
7710.4 Four corner code
23-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5805 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
810 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 歌謡曲 【カヨウキョク】 kayōkyoku, form of Japanese popular music that developed during the Showa era, (Western) pop song
  • 名曲 【メイキョク】 famous piece of music, excellent song, (musical) masterpiece

Kun reading compounds

  • 曲がる 【まがる】 to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist, to turn, to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
  • 曲げる 【まげる】 to bend, to crook, to bow, to curve, to curl, to lean, to tilt, to incline, to slant, to bend (the truth), to distort, to twist, to pervert, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle), to ignore (what one really thinks), to pawn
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shadow, shade, dark circles (e.g. around one's eyes)

Readings

Japanese names:
まがた
Chinese:
qu3, qu1
Korean:
gog

Spanish

  • melodía
  • curva
  • encorvado
  • torcer
  • doblar
  • torcerse
  • girarse

Portuguese

  • tender
  • música
  • melodia
  • composição
  • prazer
  • injustiça
  • falta
  • curva
  • tortuoso
  • perverso
  • inclinar

French

  • courber
  • musique
  • mélodie
  • composition
  • plaisir
  • injustice
  • faute
  • malhonnête
  • pervers
  • pencher
381 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
604 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
103 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
715 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
327 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
996 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1180 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14280 Morohashi
3527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
0a6.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
5560.0 Four corner code
22-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f2 Unicode hex code