Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
death, decay 歹 (歺)
Parts:
death, die
Kun:
し.ぬし.に-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
229 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 死 【シ】 death, decease, (an) out, death penalty (by strangulation or decapitation; most severe of the five ritsuryō punishments)
  • 死ぬ 【シヌ】 to die, to pass away, to lose spirit, to lose vigor, to look dead, to cease, to stop
  • 生死 【セイシ】 life and death, life or death, samsara (cycle of death and rebirth), death
  • 水死 【スイシ】 death by drowning

Kun reading compounds

  • 死ぬ 【しぬ】 to die, to pass away, to lose spirit, to lose vigor, to look dead, to cease, to stop
  • 死ぬほど 【しぬほど】 to death (bored, scared, etc.), to distraction, like crazy, like mad, so much, dying (e.g. for a drink)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
si3
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • muerte
  • morir

Portuguese

  • morte
  • dados

French

  • mort
  • mourir
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
302 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
286 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
254 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2439 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
207 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
205 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
85 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
85 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
258 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1133 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4334 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2194 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2952 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
823 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16365 Morohashi
3521 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2968 New Nelson (John Haig)
815 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
878 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
238 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
267 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3256 2001 Kanji
0a6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
1021.2 Four corner code
1-27-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b7b Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
wink, blink, twinkle
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1265 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 瞬間 【シュンカン】 moment, second, instant
  • 瞬時 【シュンジ】 instant, moment, (split) second, (in a) flash, (in the) blink of an eye
  • 数瞬 【スウシュン】 a few moments
  • 転瞬 【テンシュン】 blink of an eye, instant, moment

Kun reading compounds

  • 瞬く 【またたく】 to twinkle (e.g. stars), to flicker, to waver, to blink (one's eyes), to wink, to bat
  • 瞬く間に 【またたくまに】 in the twinkling of an eye, in a flash
  • 瞬ぐ 【まじろぐ】 to wink, to blink, to twinkle, to flicker

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shun4
Korean:
sun

Spanish

  • instante
  • momento

Portuguese

  • pestanejar
  • piscar

French

  • cligner
  • pétiller (yeux)
1372 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1315 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3159 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1556 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1564 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1732 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1850 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
979 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1391 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1594 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
841 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1151 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
825 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23694 Morohashi
1247 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3969 New Nelson (John Haig)
817 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
880 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1897 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3955 2001 Kanji
5c13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-13 SKIP code
6205.2 Four corner code
1-29-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77ac Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-, good opportunity, chance, estrangement, discord, alienation, spy, secret agent
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • この間 【コノアイダ】 the other day, lately, recently, during this period, meanwhile, in the meantime
  • 年間 【ネンカン】 (period of) a year, during the era (of)
  • 間 【ケン】 ken (6 shaku, approx. 1.818 m), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 number of ken (in length or breadth)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 六百間 【ロッピャッケン】 roppyakken (type of card game)

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間柄 【あいだがら】 relationship, relation, terms (good, friendly, etc.)
  • この間 【このあいだ】 the other day, lately, recently, during this period, meanwhile, in the meantime
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間に合う 【まにあう】 to be in time (for), to serve (suit, meet) the purpose, to be good enough, to be enough, to manage, to make do
  • 大広間 【おおひろま】 main hall, great hall, large hall, reception hall
  • 晴れ間 【はれま】 break (in the weather, esp. rain or snow), interval of clear weather, patch of blue sky, period of serenity
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間柄 【あいだがら】 relationship, relation, terms (good, friendly, etc.)
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code