Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
bridge
Kun:
はし
On:
キョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
553 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 橋 【キョウ】 pons (pontes), pons Varolii, pontine, part of the brain stem (links the medulla oblongata and cerebellum with the midbrain)
  • 橋脚 【キョウキャク】 bridge pier, pontoon bridge
  • 桟橋 【サンバシ】 wharf, bridge, jetty, pier
  • 石橋 【イシバシ】 stone bridge

Kun reading compounds

  • 橋 【はし】 bridge
  • 橋渡し 【はしわたし】 bridge building, mediation, go-between, intermediary, (through the) good offices (of someone)
  • 舟橋 【ふなはし】 pontoon
  • 浮き橋 【うきはし】 floating bridge, pontoon bridge

Readings

Japanese names:
ばせ
Chinese:
qiao2
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

  • puente

Portuguese

  • ponte

French

  • pont
193 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
277 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
259 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
272 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2378 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
443 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
645 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2485 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
597 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
607 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
313 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1116 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
738 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
436 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15526 Morohashi
1078 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2879 New Nelson (John Haig)
429 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
460 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
437 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1849 2001 Kanji
4a12.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-12 SKIP code
4292.7 Four corner code
22-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a4b Unicode hex code

西

6 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
Variants:
west, Spain
Kun:
にし
On:
セイサイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 西 【セイ】 Spain
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 南西 【ナンセイ】 southwest
  • 北北西 【ホクホクセイ】 north-northwest
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 西方 【セイホウ】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 西瓜 【スイカ】 watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
  • 西班牙 【スペイン】 Spain

Kun reading compounds

  • 西 【にし】 west
  • 西方 【せいほう】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 南西 【なんせい】 southwest
  • 東は東西は西 【ひがしはひがしにしはにし】 East is East, and West is West

Readings

Japanese names:
いり、 ひし、 むら
Chinese:
xi1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • Oeste
  • España

Portuguese

  • oeste
  • Espanha

French

  • Ouest
  • Espagne
96 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
169 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
152 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
167 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
28 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
83 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
336 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
72 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
72 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1638 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2193 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2951 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1616 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34763 Morohashi
3520 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5514 New Nelson (John Haig)
1602 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1728 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
198 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
128 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3275 2001 Kanji
0a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
32-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
897f Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
packed, close, pressed, reprove, rebuke, blame
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1020 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 詰問 【キツモン】 cross-examination, close questioning, demanding an explanation
  • 難詰 【ナンキツ】 reprimand
  • 面詰 【メンキツ】 reprimanding (a person) personally, personal reproof

Kun reading compounds

  • 詰める 【つめる】 to stuff into, to jam, to cram, to pack, to fill, to plug, to stop up, to shorten, to move closer together, to reduce (spending), to conserve, to focus intently on, to strain oneself to do, to go through thoroughly, to work out (details), to bring to a conclusion, to wind up, to be on duty, to be stationed, to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi), to trap, to checkmate, to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology), to catch (one's finger in a door, etc.), to do non-stop, to do continuously, to keep doing (without a break), to do completely, to do thoroughly, to force someone into a difficult situation by ...
  • 詰め 【つめ】 stuffing, packing, end (esp. the foot of a bridge), lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony, tea master, endgame (esp. in shogi or used figuratively), sweet eel sauce, middle-aged woman, appointment to a particular workplace, using as the sole ground of judgement (judgment), continuing, keep doing for period of time
  • 詰める 【つめる】 to stuff into, to jam, to cram, to pack, to fill, to plug, to stop up, to shorten, to move closer together, to reduce (spending), to conserve, to focus intently on, to strain oneself to do, to go through thoroughly, to work out (details), to bring to a conclusion, to wind up, to be on duty, to be stationed, to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi), to trap, to checkmate, to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology), to catch (one's finger in a door, etc.), to do non-stop, to do continuously, to keep doing (without a break), to do completely, to do thoroughly, to force someone into a difficult situation by ...
  • お詰め 【おつめ】 lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony, tea master
  • 詰まる 【つまる】 to be packed (with), to be full (space, schedule, etc.), to be blocked (road, pipe, etc.), to be clogged, to be plugged up, to shorten (width, interval, etc.), to shrink (shirt, word form, etc.), to narrow, to be at a loss, to be hard pressed, to end up, to be settled, to become a geminate consonant, to hit the ball near the handle of the bat
  • 詰まるところ 【つまるところ】 in short, in brief, to sum up, ultimately, in the end, in the long run, when all is said and done, what it all comes down to, when you get right down to it
  • 詰む 【つむ】 to become fine (of fabric), to be checkmated, to be hard pressed, to be at a loss, to reach the limits

Readings

Japanese names:
ずめ、 づめ
Chinese:
jie2
Korean:
hil

Spanish

  • pedir informes
  • empaquetar
  • rellenar
  • reprobar
  • reprender
  • trabajar duro

Portuguese

  • empacotado
  • fechar
  • pressionar
  • reprovar
  • repreender
  • culpa

French

  • hermétiquement clos
  • conserve
  • coincé
  • réprimande
  • blâme
1144 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1035 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1507 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
901 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1142 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1576 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1678 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1920 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1021 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
349 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35440 Morohashi
1521 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5609 New Nelson (John Haig)
343 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
367 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1665 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0466.1 Four corner code
21-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a70 Unicode hex code