Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
warrior, military, chivalry, arms
Kun:
たけたけ.し
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
387 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 武 【ブ】 the art of war, martial arts, military arts, military force, the sword, valor, bravery, military officer, military man
  • 武器 【ブキ】 weapon, arms, ordnance, weapon (something used to gain an advantage), asset
  • 文武 【ブンブ】 literary and military arts, the pen and the sword
  • 威武 【イブ】 authority and force
  • 武者 【ムシャ】 warrior
  • 武者修行 【ムシャシュギョウ】 traveling about to gain skill in combat (travelling)
  • 建武 【ケンム】 Kenmu era (of unified Japan) (1334.1.29-1336.2.29), Kenmu era (of the Northern Court) (1336.2.29-1338.8.28)
  • 玄武 【ゲンブ】 Black Tortoise (god said to rule over the northern heavens), seven mansions (Chinese constellations) of the northern heavens

Kun reading compounds

  • 武し 【たけし】 brave
  • 武し 【たけし】 brave

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 お、 たけし、 たけん、 ん
Chinese:
wu3
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • guerrero
  • armas
  • valor

Portuguese

  • guerreiro
  • militar
  • cavalaria
  • armas

French

  • guerrier
  • militaire
  • chevalerie
  • armes
708 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
802 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
781 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
448 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
51 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
596 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
651 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
751 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1031 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1071 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1165 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1129 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3979 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2046 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
383 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16273 Morohashi
3210 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2959 New Nelson (John Haig)
377 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
403 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
461 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
694 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
4n5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-4 SKIP code
1314.0 Four corner code
41-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b66 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:

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  • 侠客 【キョウカク】 self-styled humanitarian, chivalrous person, persons acting under the pretence of chivalry who formed gangs and engaged in gambling
  • 男気 【オトコギ】 chivalrous spirit, chivalry
  • 任侠 【ニンキョウ】 chivalry, generosity, heroism, chivalrous spirit, helping the weak and fighting the strong
  • 遊侠 【ユウキョウ】 chivalrous person

Kun reading compounds

  • 侠 【きゃん】 tomboy, bobby soxer, flapper
  • 御侠 【おきゃん】 pert girl, girl with "attitude", lively minx, tomboy

Readings

Chinese:
xia2
Korean:
hyeob, gyeob

Spanish

Portuguese

French

445 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
102 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
625 Morohashi
171 New Nelson (John Haig)
2107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2245 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2a7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2423.8 Four corner code
22-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fa0 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, younger or inferior (of two items or people with the same name), unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小雨 【コサメ】 light rain, drizzle
  • 微小 【ビショウ】 microscopic
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small to medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Chinese:
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
opinion, theory, explanation, rumor
Kun:
と.く
On:
セツゼイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
326 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 説 【セツ】 theory, doctrine, opinion, view, rumour, rumor, gossip, hearsay
  • 説明 【セツメイ】 explanation, exposition
  • 論説 【ロンセツ】 editorial, dissertation
  • 定説 【テイセツ】 established theory, accepted opinion, accepted explanation
  • 遊説 【ユウゼイ】 election tour, election campaign, stumping
  • 全国遊説 【ゼンコクユウゼイ】 nationwide election campaign

Kun reading compounds

  • 説く 【とく】 to explain, to advocate, to preach, to persuade

Readings

Japanese names:
さとし、 とき
Chinese:
shuo1, shui4, yue4
Korean:
seol, se, yeol

Spanish

  • opinión
  • teoría
  • explicar
  • expresar

Portuguese

  • rumor
  • opinião
  • teoria

French

  • théorie
  • rumeur
  • opinion
  • thèse
654 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
553 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
524 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
307 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4373 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
216 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
251 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2143 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
400 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
404 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
292 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1688 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1949 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1042 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
511 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35556P Morohashi
1547 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5627 New Nelson (John Haig)
499 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
538 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
240 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
620 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
7a7.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0861.6 Four corner code
32-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8aac Unicode hex code