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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On reading compounds

  • 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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On reading compounds

  • 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

7 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
company, firm, office, association, shrine
Kun:
やしろ
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
21 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 社 【シャ】 company, association, society, regional Chinese god of the earth (or a village built in its honour), counter for companies, shrines, etc.
  • 社員 【シャイン】 company employee, member of a corporation, company stockholder (esp. in legal contexts)
  • 大社 【タイシャ】 grand shrine, famous shrine, Izumo Grand Shrine
  • 親会社 【オヤガイシャ】 parent company

Kun reading compounds

  • 社 【やしろ】 (Shinto) shrine
  • 大社 【たいしゃ】 grand shrine, famous shrine, Izumo Grand Shrine
  • 村のお社 【むらのおやしろ】 village shrine

Readings

Japanese names:
こそ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • compañía
  • asociación
  • sociedad
  • santuario shintoísta

Portuguese

  • companhia
  • firme
  • escritório
  • associação
  • templo

French

  • temple shinto
  • compagnie
  • firme
  • bureau
  • association
234 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
153 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
137 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
30 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3231 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
203 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
76 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
406 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
308 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
60 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1418 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1042 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
745 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1101 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24631P Morohashi
840 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4065 New Nelson (John Haig)
1092 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
82 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
145 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
672 2001 Kanji
4e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
3421.0 Four corner code
1-28-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
793e Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
4 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 会 【カイ】 meeting, assembly, party, gathering, conference, athletic meet, society, association, club
  • 会員 【カイイン】 member, the membership
  • 例会 【レイカイ】 regular meeting
  • 際会 【サイカイ】 meeting, facing, confronting
  • 会 【エ】 gathering (esp. Buddhist, festive, etc.)
  • 会釈 【エシャク】 slight bow (as a greeting or sign of gratitude), nod, salutation, consideration, thoughtfulness
  • 法会 【ホウエ】 Buddhist service (e.g. memorial service)
  • 御斎会 【ゴサイエ】 imperial event at which high monks recited the Golden Light Sutra to pray for national security and good harvests (held annually at the palace from the 8th to the 14th of the first lunar month, between the Nara and Muromachi periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 会う 【あう】 to meet, to encounter, to see, to have an accident, to have a bad experience
  • 逢うは別れの始め 【あうはわかれのはじめ】 we meet only to part, meeting is the first step to parting
  • 会わせる 【あわせる】 to make (someone) to meet, to let (someone) meet, to expose to, to subject to

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 い
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui4, kuai4
Korean:
hoe, goe, gwal

Spanish

  • asociación
  • reunión
  • encontrarse con
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • encontro
  • reunião
  • festa
  • associação
  • entrevista
  • une

French

  • réunion
  • rencontre
  • meeting
  • parti
  • association
  • entrevue
  • rejoindre
54 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
93 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
87 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
12 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
14 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
158 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
47 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
460 Morohashi
2020 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
143 New Nelson (John Haig)
752 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
814 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
16 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
119 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2871 2001 Kanji
2a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
8073.1 Four corner code
1-18-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1a Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
party, faction, clique
Kun:
なかまむら
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
39 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 党 【トウ】 party (political), person who is fond of, fan of
  • 党員 【トウイン】 party member
  • 両党 【リョウトウ】 both political parties
  • 同党 【ドウトウ】 the same political party

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dang3
Korean:
dang

Spanish

  • partido
  • facción

Portuguese

  • partido
  • facção
  • claque

French

  • parti politique
  • faction
  • clique
848 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
957 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
946 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
106 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1363 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
466 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
339 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1191 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
495 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
504 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
710 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
515 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3190 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1647 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
805 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1381 Morohashi
2581 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
363 New Nelson (John Haig)
797 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
860 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
76 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
911 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-5 SKIP code
2-3-7 SKIP code
9021.6 Four corner code
1-37-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
515a Unicode hex code