Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
compare, compete
Parts:
Variants:
compare, race, ratio, Philippines
Kun:
くら.べる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 比 【ヒ】 ratio, proportion, match, equal, explicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing), Philippines, in comparison with ...
  • 比較 【ヒカク】 comparison
  • 口径比 【コウケイヒ】 aperture ratio (inverse of the f-number), relative aperture
  • 正比 【セイヒ】 direct ratio

Kun reading compounds

  • 比べる 【くらべる】 to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ぴっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi3, bi4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • comparación
  • proporción
  • relación
  • Filipinas
  • comparar

Portuguese

  • comparar
  • corrida
  • razão
  • Phillipines

French

  • comparer
  • compétition
  • proportion
  • Philippines
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
771 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
557 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
589 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
660 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1146 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
29 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
456 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16743 Morohashi
26 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3010 New Nelson (John Haig)
447 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
482 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
450 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
643 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
2m3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2171.0 Four corner code
2111.0 Four corner code
1-40-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd4 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
example, custom, usage, precedent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
399 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 例 【レイ】 custom, practice, habit, usual, said, aforementioned, instance, example, case, illustration, usage, precedent
  • 例外 【レイガイ】 exception
  • 比例 【ヒレイ】 proportion, proportional representation section (of an election)
  • 慣例 【カンレイ】 custom, practice, convention, precedent

Kun reading compounds

  • 例える 【たとえる】 to compare (something) to, to liken, to speak figuratively, to use a simile, to use a metaphor
  • 例えるなら 【たとえるなら】 for example

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
rye

Spanish

  • ejemplo
  • normal
  • comparar
  • ilustrar

Portuguese

  • exemplo
  • costume
  • uso
  • precedente

French

  • exemple
  • coutume
  • usage
  • précédent
737 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
635 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
605 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
508 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
441 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
314 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
612 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
622 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
811 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
93 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
99 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
67 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
981 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
587 Morohashi
89 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
193 New Nelson (John Haig)
972 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1046 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
294 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
518 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2143 2001 Kanji
2a6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-46-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f8b Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of, of the
  • 中学校 【チュウガッコウ】 junior high school, middle school, lower secondary school
  • 熱中 【ネッチュウ】 being enthusiastic about, being wild about, being absorbed in, being engrossed in, being devoted to
  • 命中 【メイチュウ】 (direct) hit, hitting the mark

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, interior, among, within, middle, center, centre, during, while, middle, midst, amid, interval, gap, mean, average, second (of three, e.g. sons, volumes), middle, medium grade, medium quality, red-light district
  • 半ば 【なかば】 middle, halfway, midway, half (of), one half, half (e.g. done, jokingly), partly, in part, partially, mostly, almost, nearly
  • お腹 【おなか】 belly, abdomen, stomach
  • 市中 【しちゅう】 in the city, in the community
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while (e.g. one is young), during, within (e.g. a day), in the course of, among, amongst, (out) of, between, in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.), amidst, with (e.g. success), within oneself, one's feelings, inner thoughts, we, our company, our organization, one's home, one's family, my spouse, my husband, my wife, signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife, I, me, imperial palace grounds, emperor
  • 碁打ち鳥飼い馬鹿の中 【ごうちとりかいばかのうち】 go players and bird keepers are idiots (both activities demand a lot of time)
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, to feel a bite (in fishing), (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to be a ... in relation to ..., to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
1-35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
paragraph, nape of neck, clause, item, term (expression)
Kun:
うなじ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
884 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 項 【コウ】 clause, paragraph, item, argument, term (of an equation), nape (of the neck)
  • 項目 【コウモク】 item, heading, category, clause, headword (in a dictionary, encyclopedia, etc.), entry
  • 要項 【ヨウコウ】 important points, main points
  • 別項 【ベッコウ】 special heading, separate paragraph

Kun reading compounds

  • 項 【うなじ】 nape (of the neck), nucha

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang4
Korean:
hang

Spanish

  • párrafo
  • cláusula
  • articulo
  • tema

Portuguese

  • parágrafo
  • nuca
  • cláusula
  • item
  • termo (expressão)

French

  • paragraphe
  • clause
  • nuque
  • article (item)
  • terme (expression)
1262 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
995 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1459 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1138 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1897 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1543 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1439 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1529 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1222 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1883 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
692 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
82 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43343 Morohashi
567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6617 New Nelson (John Haig)
82 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
86 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1604 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3161 2001 Kanji
9a3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
1-25-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9805 Unicode hex code