Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
song, sing
Kun:
うたうた.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
519 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 歌劇 【カゲキ】 opera
  • 歌曲 【カキョク】 melody, tune, song
  • 演歌 【エンカ】 enka, traditional-style Japanese popular ballad, troubadour
  • 和歌 【ワカ】 waka, classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka, often 31 morae

Kun reading compounds

  • 歌 【うた】 song, singing, classical Japanese poem (esp. tanka), modern poetry
  • 歌合 【うたあわせ】 poetry contest
  • 短歌 【たんか】 tanka, 31-mora Japanese poem
  • 替え歌 【かえうた】 parody (of a song), new lyrics to an old melody, song parody
  • 歌う 【うたう】 to sing, to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.), to compose a poem, to recite a poem
  • 歌うたい 【うたうたい】 singer, vocalist, nagauta singer (in kabuki), singer of noh chants

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ge1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • canción
  • cantar

Portuguese

  • canção
  • cantar

French

  • chanson
  • chanter
166 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
90 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
84 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
478 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2422 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
256 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
201 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2170 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
392 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
395 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
200 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1125 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2296 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1187 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1621 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
480 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16167 Morohashi
1825 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2945 New Nelson (John Haig)
469 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
508 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
486 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
230 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3162 2001 Kanji
4j10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
1768.2 Four corner code
1-18-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b4c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
detain, fasten, halt, stop
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
731 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 留 【リュウ】 stationary point
  • 留学 【リュウガク】 studying abroad, studying at a different school, etc. (usu. for a specific purpose)
  • 駐留 【チュウリュウ】 stationing (e.g. of troops), garrison
  • 在留 【ザイリュウ】 residing (esp. abroad), staying, living
  • 留 【ルーブル】 ruble (Russian currency), rouble
  • 留守番 【ルスバン】 care-taking, house-sitting, house-watching, staying at home, caretaker, house-sitter
  • 柳樽 【ヤナギダル】 lacquered sake barrel (often used at weddings and other celebratory events)

Kun reading compounds

  • 止める 【とめる】 to stop, to turn off, to park, to prevent, to suppress (a cough), to hold back (tears), to hold (one's breath), to relieve (pain), to stop (someone from doing something), to dissuade, to forbid, to prohibit, to notice, to be aware of, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind, to fix (in place), to fasten, to tack, to pin, to nail, to button, to staple, to detain, to keep in custody
  • 止まる 【とまる】 to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on
  • 留める 【とどめる】 to stop, to stay (e.g. the night), to cease, to put an end to, to contain, to keep (in position, in place), to limit, to record (e.g. a fact), to retain
  • 止まる 【とどまる】 to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place), to be limited to, to be confined to, to only account for
  • とどまるところを知らない 【とどまるところをしらない】 knowing no bounds, showing no signs of stopping or slowing down

Readings

Japanese names:
とめ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • quedarse
  • permanecer
  • parar
  • detener

Portuguese

  • deter
  • segurar
  • parar
  • interromper

French

  • retenir
  • attacher
  • rester
  • s'arrêter
733 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
824 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
805 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
824 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3003 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
412 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
742 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1470 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
761 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
774 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
432 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1341 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2235 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21808 Morohashi
2580 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3750 New Nelson (John Haig)
1423 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1527 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
722 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2676 2001 Kanji
5f5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-5 SKIP code
7760.2 Four corner code
1-46-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7559 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
Variants:
many, frequent, much
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
139 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 多 【タ】 multi-
  • 多角 【タカク】 many-sided, versatile, polygonal, diversified
  • 過多 【カタ】 excess, surplus, superabundance
  • 最多 【サイタ】 most (numerous), largest (number of)

Kun reading compounds

  • 多い 【おおい】 many, numerous, a lot, large amount of, large quantity of, a lot, much, frequent, common

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duo1
Korean:
da

Spanish

  • abundante
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • muitos
  • frequentar
  • muito

French

  • beaucoup
  • nombreux
  • fréquent
108 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
180 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
163 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
181 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
39 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
347 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
229 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
229 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
104 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
405 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1858 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
110 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5756 Morohashi
2170 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1127 New Nelson (John Haig)
108 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
113 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
128 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
129 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2560 2001 Kanji
0a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2720.7 Four corner code
1-34-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591a Unicode hex code