Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
Variants:
delight, joy
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1065 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 歓 【カン】 joy, enjoyment, delight, pleasure
  • 歓喜 【カンキ】 delight, great joy
  • 哀歓 【アイカン】 joys and sorrows, happiness and sadness
  • 交歓 【コウカン】 exchange of courtesies (cordialities), fraternization, fraternisation

Kun reading compounds

  • 喜ぶ 【よろこぶ】 to be delighted, to be glad, to be pleased, to congratulate, to gratefully accept

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huan1
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • alegría
  • felicidad
  • deleite
  • diversión

Portuguese

  • deleite
  • prazer

French

  • joie
  • plaisir
  • ravissement
753 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
639 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1030 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
652 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1450 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2352 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1052 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1095 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1132 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1126 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2342 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1650 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
577 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16197 Morohashi
1867 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2948 New Nelson (John Haig)
570 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
612 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1776 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2362 2001 Kanji
4j11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-4 SKIP code
8728.2 Four corner code
1-20-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b53 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
wait, depend on
Kun:
ま.つ-ま.ち
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
391 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 待遇 【タイグウ】 treatment, reception, service, working conditions, salary, pay, remuneration
  • 待機 【タイキ】 standing by, awaiting an opportunity, being on alert
  • 歓待 【カンタイ】 warm welcome, friendly reception, hospitality, entertainment
  • 優待 【ユウタイ】 preferential treatment, hospitality, warm reception, cordial welcome

Kun reading compounds

  • 待つ 【まつ】 to wait, to await, to look forward to, to anticipate, to depend on, to need
  • 待つ身は長い 【まつみはながい】 a watched pot never boils

Readings

Japanese names:
まち、 まつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • esperar
  • aguardar

Portuguese

  • esperar
  • contar com

French

  • attendre
  • compter sur
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
357 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
337 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
374 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1609 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
611 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
785 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
452 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10085 Morohashi
364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 New Nelson (John Haig)
879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
944 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
366 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
336 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2424.1 Four corner code
1-34-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f85 Unicode hex code