Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
clan
Parts:
people, nation, subjects
Kun:
たみ
On:
ミン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
28 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 民 【ミン】 citizen, resident, person, user (of a website, esp. as a collective, e.g. Twittersphere)
  • 民間 【ミンカン】 private, non-governmental, non-official, civilian, civil, folk, popular
  • 国民 【コクミン】 people (of a country), nation, citizen, national, Democratic Party for the People
  • 移民 【イミン】 immigration, emigration, immigrant, emigrant

Kun reading compounds

  • 民 【たみ】 people, citizens, subjects, folk
  • 民草 【たみくさ】 people, populace
  • 国民 【くにたみ】 people of a country
  • 流浪の民 【るろうのたみ】 wandering people, nomadic tribe

Readings

Japanese names:
ひと、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
min2
Korean:
min

Spanish

  • gente
  • pueblo

Portuguese

  • pessoas
  • nação
  • assuntos

French

  • peuple
  • nation
  • citoyen
518 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
619 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
590 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
70 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
25 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
246 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
206 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
333 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
177 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
536 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1149 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3770 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1922 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2614 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1851 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17028 Morohashi
3036 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3021 New Nelson (John Haig)
1834 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1976 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
30 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
459 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
0a5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7774.7 Four corner code
1-44-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c11 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Kun:
ぬしおもあるじ
On:
シュシュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
95 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord, the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主義 【シュギ】 doctrine, rule, principle, -ism
  • 君主 【クンシュ】 ruler, monarch, sovereign
  • 救世主 【キュウセイシュ】 saviour, savior, messiah, Messiah, Jesus Christ
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 座主 【ザス】 temple's head priest
  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord, the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主従 【シュウジュウ】 master and servant, lord and retainer, employer and employee

Kun reading compounds

  • 主 【ぬし】 head (of a household, etc.), leader, master, owner, proprietor, proprietress, subject (of a rumour, etc.), doer (of a deed), guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers), long-time resident (or employee, etc.), husband, you
  • 馬主 【うまぬし】 owner of a horse (esp. racehorse), registered owner (of a racehorse)
  • 船主 【せんしゅ】 shipowner
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 主に 【おもに】 mainly, primarily
  • 主 【あるじ】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant), entertaining someone as one's guest
  • 女主 【おんなあるじ】 female owner, proprietress, landlady
  • 坊の主 【ぼうのあるじ】 master of the priests quarters

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ず、 もん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • señor
  • jefe
  • dueño
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • senhor
  • chefe
  • mestre
  • coisa principal
  • principal

French

  • maître
  • seigneur
  • chef
  • principal
  • propriétaire
  • mari
237 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
299 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
91 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
285 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
49 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
106 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
196 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
155 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
155 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
19 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2437 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1696 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
272 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
100 Morohashi
1938 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 New Nelson (John Haig)
266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
284 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
34 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
252 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
2-2-3 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
1-28-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e3b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
together, both, neither, all, and, alike, with
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
174 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 共同 【キョウドウ】 cooperation, collaboration, association, partnership, (acting in) unison, community, communal use, common possession, sharing
  • 共通 【キョウツウ】 common, shared, mutual, to be common (to), to be shared (by), -wide
  • 反共 【ハンキョウ】 anticommunist
  • 中共 【チュウキョウ】 Chinese Communist Party, Chinese Communists, Communist China

Kun reading compounds

  • 共 【とも】 together with, same, both, all, neither, none, including ...
  • 共に 【ともに】 together, jointly, at the same time, with, as ..., including, along with, both
  • 送料共 【そうりょうとも】 including postage
  • 母子とも 【ぼしとも】 both mother and child
  • 共に 【ともに】 together, jointly, at the same time, with, as ..., including, along with, both
  • 共にする 【ともにする】 to do together, to share, to participate in

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong4, gong1, gong3
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • ambos
  • conjuntamente
  • juntos
  • también

Portuguese

  • juntamente
  • ambos (em afirm.)
  • nenhum (em neg.)
  • todo
  • e
  • da mesma forma
  • com

French

  • ensemble
  • les deux
  • ni l'un ni l'autre
  • tous
  • et
  • semblable
  • avec
376 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
484 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
460 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
159 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
581 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
240 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
342 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
292 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
196 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
196 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
419 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
154 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3045 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1551 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2122 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1812 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1458 Morohashi
2393 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
373 New Nelson (John Haig)
1795 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1934 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
106 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
464 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
3k3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
4480.1 Four corner code
1-22-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5171 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
124 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 和 【ワ】 sum, harmony, peace, Japan, Japanese-style
  • 和服 【ワフク】 Japanese clothes
  • 緩和 【カンワ】 relief, mitigation, alleviation, relaxation (of restrictions, tensions, etc.), easing, softening
  • 調和 【チョウワ】 harmony, accord, reconciliation, agreement
  • 阿蘭陀 【オランダ】 Netherlands, Holland
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 priestly teacher, preceptor, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), priest, head priest, second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 priestly teacher, preceptor, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), priest, head priest, second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 和声 【ワセイ】 harmony, concord, consonance
  • 諧和 【カイワ】 gentle mutual affection, harmony, harmony

Kun reading compounds

  • 和らぐ 【やわらぐ】 to soften, to calm down, to be eased, to be mitigated, to subside, to abate
  • 和らげる 【やわらげる】 to soften, to moderate, to relieve
  • 和む 【なごむ】 to be softened, to calm down
  • 和やか 【なごやか】 mild, calm, gentle, quiet, congenial, amicable, amiable, friendly, genial, harmonious, peaceful
  • 和える 【あえる】 to dress (vegetables, salad, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 いず、 かず、 かつ、 かつり、 かづ、 たけ、 ち、 とも、 な、 にぎ、 まさ、 やす、 よし、 より、 わだこ、 わっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
he2, he4, huo2, huo4, huo5, hai1, he5
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • armonía
  • paz
  • estilo japonés
  • suavizar
  • calmar
  • tranquilo
  • armonioso

Portuguese

  • harmonia
  • estilo Japonês
  • paz
  • amaciar
  • Japão

French

  • harmonie
  • style japonais
  • paix
  • adoucir
  • Japon
338 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
440 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
416 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
151 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3268 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
277 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
412 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
638 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
124 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
124 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
352 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
326 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1450 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1044 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
906 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3490 Morohashi
1130 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
770 New Nelson (John Haig)
897 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
963 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
85 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
318 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2277 2001 Kanji
5d3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2690.0 Four corner code
1-47-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
548c Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 国際 【コクサイ】 international, diplomatic intercourse
  • 国語 【コクゴ】 national language, Japanese language (esp. as a school subject in Japan), one's native language, mother tongue, native Japanese words (as opposed to loanwords and Chinese-derived words)
  • 大国 【タイコク】 large country, major nation, great power, province of the highest rank (ritsuryō system)
  • 開国 【カイコク】 founding a country, opening of a country (e.g. Japan) to the world, ending (a policy of) national seclusion

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国境 【こっきょう】 national border, provincial border
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
constitution, law
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
551 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 憲法 【ケンポウ】 constitution, rules, regulation
  • 憲章 【ケンショウ】 charter
  • 違憲 【イケン】 unconstitutionality
  • 改憲 【カイケン】 constitutional change, revising the constitution

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
heon

Spanish

  • regulación
  • ley
  • norma
  • funcionario

Portuguese

  • Constituição
  • lei

French

  • constitution
  • loi
773 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
863 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
852 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
943 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1342 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
622 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1322 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2562 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
521 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
530 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
787 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
803 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3001 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1533 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1568 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11269P Morohashi
2368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1988 New Nelson (John Haig)
1554 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1674 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
429 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
991 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
758 2001 Kanji
3m13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
3033.6 Four corner code
1-23-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
61b2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma, law
  • 法律 【ホウリツ】 law
  • 司法 【シホウ】 administration of justice
  • 弘法 【グホウ】 spreading Buddhist teachings
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法師 【ホウシ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, layman dressed like a priest, person
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法 【のり】 rule, law, regulation, model, pattern, teachings of Buddha, Buddhist doctrine, transverse measurement, measurement across, side-slope, slope
  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
1-43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code