Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
Variants:
tooth, cog
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1106 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 歯 【シ】 tooth, age, years
  • 歯科 【シカ】 dentistry
  • 義歯 【ギシ】 artificial tooth
  • 生歯 【セイシ】 teething, cutting teeth, dentition

Kun reading compounds

  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age
  • 歯 【は】 tooth
  • 歯切れ 【はぎれ】 feel when biting, manner of enunciation
  • 継ぎ歯 【つぎば】 capped tooth, (dental) crown
  • 年端 【としは】 age, years (old)
  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi3
Korean:
chi

Spanish

  • diente
  • diente de engranaje

Portuguese

  • dentes
  • dentes de engrenagens

French

  • dent
  • dentée (roue)
  • crémaillère (rail)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
306 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
290 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
997 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
439 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
652 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2051 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
478 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
702 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1942 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3124 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1179 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16323 Morohashi
2476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1171 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1255 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
398 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
6b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
2177.2 Four corner code
1-27-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b6f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
department, course, section
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
531 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 科 【カ】 department, section, faculty, school, arm, course (of study), branch of study, specialization, (taxonomical) family
  • 科学 【カガク】 science
  • 工科 【コウカ】 engineering course
  • 医科 【イカ】 medical science, medical department

Readings

Japanese names:
しな
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ke1
Korean:
gwa

Spanish

  • departamento
  • curso
  • materia
  • falta
  • delito

Portuguese

  • departamento
  • curso
  • seção

French

  • département
  • section
  • cours
  • science
164 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
87 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
81 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
350 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
385 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
778 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
877 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
320 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
565 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1430 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1463 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
775 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1053 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1187 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24950 Morohashi
1138 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4130 New Nelson (John Haig)
1179 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1263 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
369 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
170 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2255 2001 Kanji
5d4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
2490.0 Four corner code
1-18-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79d1 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
skill, art, craft, ability, feat, performance, vocation, arts
Kun:
わざ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
434 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 技 【ワザ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技巧 【ギコウ】 technique, finesse
  • 国技 【コクギ】 national sport (e.g. sumo)
  • 陸上競技 【リクジョウキョウギ】 track-and-field events

Kun reading compounds

  • 技 【わざ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技あり 【わざあり】 waza-ari (in judo, a half-point awarded for good but incomplete execution)
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • arte
  • técnica

Portuguese

  • habilidade
  • arte
  • ofício
  • capacidade
  • façanha
  • performance
  • vocação
  • artes

French

  • habileté
  • art
  • technique
  • jeu (d'acteur)
  • prouesse
  • métier
  • vocation
  • arts
579 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
673 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
644 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
387 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
463 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
558 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
381 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
891 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
369 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
857 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
719 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11855 Morohashi
248 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 New Nelson (John Haig)
712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
769 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
665 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5404.7 Four corner code
1-21-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6280 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48)
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
299 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 工 【コウ】 (factory) worker
  • 工員 【コウイン】 factory worker
  • 起工 【キコウ】 setting to work
  • 商工 【ショウコウ】 commerce and industry
  • 工夫 【クフウ】 devising (a way), contriving, figuring out, coming up with, working out, inventing, device, design, idea, plan, invention, dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition
  • 竹細工 【タケザイク】 bamboo work, bamboo ware
  • 寄せ木細工 【ヨセギザイク】 wooden mosaic work, parquetry, wooden mosaic (e.g. on a piece of furniture), marquetry, marqueterie
  • 具合 【グアイ】 condition, state, health, state (of health), way, manner, circumstance, luck, face, dignity, decency, propriety
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition

Readings

Japanese names:
もく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • construcción
  • fabricación
  • obrero

Portuguese

  • ofício
  • construção

French

  • ingénierie
  • industrie
  • construction
  • radical katakana E (no. 48)
71 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
125 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
113 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
169 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1451 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
77 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
39 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
139 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
379 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
550 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4190 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2118 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
76 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8714 Morohashi
3381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1532 New Nelson (John Haig)
76 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
80 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
173 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
84 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
0a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
1010.0 Four corner code
1-25-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de5 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
scholar, bachelor
Parts:
gentleman, scholar, samurai, samurai radical (no. 33)
Kun:
さむらい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
526 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 士 【シ】 man (esp. one who is well-respected), samurai, person (in a certain profession, esp. licensed), member
  • 士官 【シカン】 officer
  • 飛行士 【ヒコウシ】 pilot
  • 公認会計士 【コウニンカイケイシ】 certified public accountant

Kun reading compounds

  • 侍 【さむらい】 warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai, man in attendance (on a person of high standing), retainer
  • 二四六九士 【にしむくさむらい】 mnemonic for remembering the months with fewer than 31 days (ni, shi, mu, ku, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • caballero
  • samurai
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • cavalheiro
  • samurai

French

  • gentilhomme
  • samouraï
  • radical samouraï (no. 33)
410 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
521 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
494 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
301 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1160 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
59 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1173 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
41 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
572 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
755 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
393 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4213 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2129 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2877 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
325 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5638 Morohashi
3405 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1117 New Nelson (John Haig)
319 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
341 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
386 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
441 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3p0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4010.0 Four corner code
1-27-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58eb Unicode hex code