Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
Variants:
Europe
Kun:
うた.うは.く
On:
オウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
421 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 欧 【オウ】 Europe
  • 欧州 【オウシュウ】 Europe
  • 東欧 【トウオウ】 Eastern Europe
  • 西欧 【セイオウ】 Western Europe, the West, the Occident, Europe

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 ひろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ou1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • Europa

Portuguese

  • Europa

French

  • Europe
1034 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
766 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2413 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1416 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
649 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1022 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1061 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
554 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1121 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1098 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
596 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1715 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16024P Morohashi
887 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2931 New Nelson (John Haig)
1699 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1834 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1198 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3462 2001 Kanji
4j4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
7778.2 Four corner code
1-18-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b27 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
river 巛 (川, 巜)
Parts:
Variants:
state, province
Kun:
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
386 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 州 【シュウ】 state (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.), province (e.g. Canada), canton (e.g. Switzerland), oblast (e.g. Russia), department (e.g. ancient China), continent, dear
  • 州政府 【シュウセイフ】 state government
  • 広州 【コウシュウ】 Guangzhou (China), Kwangchow, Canton
  • 沿海州 【エンカイシュウ】 (Russian) maritime provinces
  • 州 【ス】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【スハマ】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【シラス】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【ナカス】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Kun reading compounds

  • 州 【す】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【すはま】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【しらす】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【なかす】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • estado
  • provincia
  • banco de arena

Portuguese

  • estado
  • província

French

  • province
  • état
424 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
320 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
304 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
542 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
99 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
445 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
224 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
553 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
549 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
64 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
40 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
130 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8678 Morohashi
57 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1529 New Nelson (John Haig)
128 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
271 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
1-1-5 SKIP code
3200.0 Four corner code
1-29-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dde Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人為 【ジンイ】 human work, human agency, art, artificiality
  • 米人 【ベイジン】 American person
  • 俳人 【ハイジン】 haiku poet
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people
  • 人気 【ニンキ】 popularity, public favor, condition (e.g. market), tone, character, nature
  • 同人 【ドウジン】 same person, said person, the person in question, coterie, clique, fraternity, kindred spirits, comrade, colleague, dōjin, doujin, Japanese fans or hobbyists who produce their owns magazines, manga, software, etc.
  • 代人 【ダイニン】 substitute, deputy, proxy, representative, agent

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 person, someone, somebody, human beings, mankind, man, people, humans, human (Homo sapiens), (other) people, others, character, personality, nature, capable person, competent person, suitable person, right person, adult, grown-up, I, me, one
  • 人一倍 【ひといちばい】 (much) more than others, exceedingly, extremely, unusually
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, (one's) lover, boyfriend, girlfriend

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
1-31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
authority, power, rights
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
156 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 権 【ケン】 right (to do something), authority, power
  • 権威 【ケンイ】 authority, power, influence
  • 抵当権 【テイトウケン】 mortgage, right of pledge, lien
  • 参政権 【サンセイケン】 suffrage, franchise
  • 権化 【ゴンゲ】 incarnation (of Buddha or bodhisattva), avatar, embodiment (as in "embodiment of evil"), incarnation, personification
  • 権現 【ゴンゲン】 temporary manifestation of a Buddha (or bodhisattva, etc.) in the form of a Shinto kami

Kun reading compounds

  • 仮殿 【かりどの】 temporary shrine (houses the object in which the deity resides when main shrine is under repairs)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
quan2
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • derechos
  • autoridad
  • poder
  • establecer temporalmente

Portuguese

  • autoridade
  • força
  • direitos

French

  • pouvoir
  • autorité
  • droits
774 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
862 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
851 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
260 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2360 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
420 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
643 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2300 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
335 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
335 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
804 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1112 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1348 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
977 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
578 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15484 Morohashi
1065 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2853 New Nelson (John Haig)
571 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
613 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
162 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
983 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1875 2001 Kanji
4a11.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-11 SKIP code
4891.4 Four corner code
1-24-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a29 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
tailor, judge, decision, cut out (pattern)
Kun:
た.つさば.く
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
297 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 裁 【サイ】 judge
  • 裁決 【サイケツ】 decision, ruling, judgement, judgment
  • 家裁 【カサイ】 family court
  • 高裁 【コウサイ】 High Court

Kun reading compounds

  • 裁つ 【たつ】 to cut (cloth)
  • 裁く 【さばく】 to judge, to decide, to sit in judgement, to try

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • cortar (tela
  • papel)
  • juzgar
  • forma
  • decidir

Portuguese

  • alfaiate
  • juiz
  • decisão
  • paradigma

French

  • tailleur
  • juge
  • tribunal
  • décision
  • tailler (un vêtement)
882 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
872 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
498 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
788 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1129 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1727 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1175 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1163 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1624 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4090 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2076 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2813 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
404 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34258 Morohashi
3299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5454 New Nelson (John Haig)
397 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
424 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
944 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1459 2001 Kanji
5e6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-6 SKIP code
4-12-4 SKIP code
4375.0 Four corner code
1-26-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88c1 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
judgement, signature, stamp, seal
Kun:
わか.る
On:
ハンバン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
197 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 判 【ハン】 seal, stamp, monogram signature, judgment, judgement, size (of paper or books)
  • 判決 【ハンケツ】 judicial decision, judgement, judgment, sentence, decree
  • 自己批判 【ジコヒハン】 self-criticism
  • 誤判 【ゴハン】 misjudgement, misjudgment, erroneous judgement, miscarriage of justice
  • 判 【ハン】 seal, stamp, monogram signature, judgment, judgement, size (of paper or books)
  • 司法裁判 【シホウサイバン】 judicial trial
  • 大判 【オオバン】 large size (paper, book, etc.), ōban, large oval gold coin used in the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out, I know!, I think so too!

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pan4
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • diferenciar
  • distinguir
  • juzgar
  • sello
  • marca
  • señal
  • sufijo para tamaño (papel)

Portuguese

  • julgamento
  • assinatura
  • selo
  • carimbo

French

  • jugement
  • signature
  • tampon
  • sceau
860 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
790 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
769 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
291 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
497 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
354 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
434 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1026 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1065 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
899 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
187 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1441 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1213 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1923 Morohashi
1122 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
465 New Nelson (John Haig)
1205 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1289 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
187 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
673 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1043 2001 Kanji
2f5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
9250.0 Four corner code
1-40-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5224 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 署員 【ショイン】 staff member, station employee, official
  • 高所 【コウショ】 high place, high altitude, heights, elevation, broad view
  • 随所 【ズイショ】 everywhere, at every turn

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 一所 【いっしょ】 one place, the same place, one person, together
  • 痛いところ 【いたいところ】 one's weak point, one's sore spot, raw nerve
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to mention, much less
  • 所じゃない 【どころじゃない】 not the time for, not the place for, far from, anything but, ... is out of the question, ... isn't the word for it
  • 大所 【おおどころ】 wealthy family, important person, bigwig
  • 居所 【いどころ】 whereabouts, address, place of temporary residence
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
1-29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code