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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  • 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

15 strokes
Radical:
opposite
Parts:
dance, flit, circle, wheel
Kun:
ま.う-ま.うまい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
655 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 舞台裏 【ブタイウラ】 offstage, backstage, behind the scenes
  • 舞台 【ブタイ】 stage (theatre, theater), scene or setting (e.g. of novel, play, etc.)
  • 演舞 【エンブ】 dance performance
  • 歌舞 【カブ】 singing and dancing

Kun reading compounds

  • 舞う 【まう】 to dance (orig. a whirling dance), to flutter about, to revolve
  • 舞 【まい】 dancing, dance
  • 舞い上がる 【まいあがる】 to soar, to fly high, to be whirled up, to make merry, to be ecstatic, to be in high spirits
  • 立ち居振る舞い 【たちいふるまい】 movements, behavior, behaviour, bearing, deportment, manners, demeanor
  • 獅子舞 【ししまい】 lion dance, traditional dance performed by one or more dancers wearing a guardian lion costume

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu3
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • danza
  • baile
  • revoloteo
  • bailar
  • revolotear

Portuguese

  • dançar
  • fugir
  • círculo
  • roda

French

  • danse
  • voltiger
  • cercle
  • roue
1761 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
746 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3862 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1003 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
856 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2391 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
810 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
829 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
981 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1807 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2666 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1358 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1844 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1790 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30342P Morohashi
2146 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4926 New Nelson (John Haig)
1774 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1912 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1796 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a15.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-13 SKIP code
2-8-7 SKIP code
8025.1 Four corner code
1-41-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
821e Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:

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  • 技 【ワザ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技能 【ギノウ】 technical skill, ability, capacity
  • 雑技 【ザツギ】 performing arts, acrobatics
  • 地歌舞伎 【ジカブキ】 amateur kabuki performed at local festivals
  • 上方歌舞伎 【カミガタカブキ】 kabuki in the Kyoto-Osaka style

Kun reading compounds

  • 技 【わざ】 technique, art, skill, move

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • técnica

Portuguese

French

1654 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
371 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
232 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2012 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
890 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
55 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
30 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
36 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
436 Morohashi
46 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
133 New Nelson (John Haig)
2122 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1040 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2a4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2424.7 Four corner code
1-20-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f0e Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
ten
Kun:
とお
On:
ジュウジッジュッ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
8 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 十 【ジュウ】 ten, ten years of age
  • 十一 【ジュウイチ】 eleven, 11, jack (playing card), Hodgson's hawk-cuckoo (Cuculus fugax), Horsfield's hawk cuckoo
  • 90 【キュウジュウ】 ninety, 90
  • 明日の百より今日の五十 【アスノヒャクヨリキョウノゴジュウ】 a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, fifty today is better than a hundred tomorrow
  • 十種競技 【ジッシュキョウギ】 decathlon
  • 十指 【ジッシ】 the ten fingers
  • 十指 【ジッシ】 the ten fingers
  • 十回 【ジッカイ】 ten times

Kun reading compounds

  • 十 【じゅう】 ten, ten years of age
  • 十日 【とおか】 tenth day of the month, ten days
  • 十 【じゅう】 ten, ten years of age
  • 十日 【とおか】 tenth day of the month, ten days
  • 算盤 【そろばん】 abacus, soroban, calculation (esp. of profit and loss), reckoning

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 か、 ぎ、 さ、 し、 そ、 そう、 ち、 とう、 ね、 ま、 る、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2
Korean:
sib

Spanish

  • diez
  • 10

Portuguese

  • dez

French

  • dix
10 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
10 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
33 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
5 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
768 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
12 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
25 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
18 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
12 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
12 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
10 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
239 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2110 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
10 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2695 Morohashi
3365 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
598 New Nelson (John Haig)
10 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
10 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
22 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
6 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1455 2001 Kanji
2k0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-3 SKIP code
4000.0 Four corner code
1-29-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5341 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
Kun:
や.つやっ.つよう
On:
ハチハツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
92 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 八 【ハチ】 eight
  • 8月 【ハチガツ】 August, eighth month of the lunar calendar
  • 十八 【ジュウハチ】 18, eighteen
  • 尺八 【シャクハチ】 shakuhachi, end-blown fippleless bamboo flute, blow job, fellatio
  • 鳶尾 【イチハツ】 wall iris, roof iris, Iris tectorum, fleur-de-lis

Kun reading compounds

  • 八 【はち】 eight
  • 八重 【やえ】 multilayered, doubled
  • 八つ 【やっつ】 eight, eight years of age, two o'clock (old time system)
  • 八つ当たり 【やつあたり】 venting one's anger (on someone or something), taking out one's anger on
  • 八つ 【やっつ】 eight, eight years of age, two o'clock (old time system)
  • 八日 【ようか】 eighth day of the month, eight days

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 は、 はっ、 やち、 やつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ba1, ba2
Korean:
pal

Spanish

  • ocho
  • 8

Portuguese

  • Oito

French

  • huit
  • radical huit (no. 12)
8 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
8 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
66 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
41 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
577 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
10 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
18 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
19 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
10 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
10 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
8 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3644 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1859 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2536 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
8 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1450 Morohashi
3 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
369 New Nelson (John Haig)
8 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
8 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
116 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
4 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2062 2001 Kanji
2o0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-1 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
1-40-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516b Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
turn, number in a series
Kun:
つが.い
On:
バン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
348 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 番 【バン】 number (in a series), (one's) turn, watch, guard, lookout, rank, standing, position, bout, match, pieces (in a collection)
  • 番組 【バングミ】 program (e.g. TV), programme
  • 出番 【デバン】 one's turn, one's shift, one's turn on stage, screen time, screentime
  • 春一番 【ハルイチバン】 first storm of spring, strong winds during the change from winter to spring

Kun reading compounds

  • 番い 【つがい】 pair (esp. of mated animals), brace, couple, (anatomical) joint
  • つがい目 【つがいめ】 joint, hinge
  • 手番 【てつがい】 plan, arrangements

Readings

Japanese names:
は、 ま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fan1, pan1
Korean:
beon, ban

Spanish

  • turno
  • orden
  • observar
  • guardar
  • proteger

Portuguese

  • vez
  • número em uma série

French

  • tour (de rôle)
  • numéro dans une série
306 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
215 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
196 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
323 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4811 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
257 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
745 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1773 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
185 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
185 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
551 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1345 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3416 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2396 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1928 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21858 Morohashi
2748 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3762 New Nelson (John Haig)
1909 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2058 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
222 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2276 2001 Kanji
5f7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-5 SKIP code
4-11-3 SKIP code
2-1-11 SKIP code
2060.9 Four corner code
1-40-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
756a Unicode hex code