Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
eternity, long, lengthy
Kun:
なが.い
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
846 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 永久 【エイキュウ】 eternity, permanence, perpetuity, Eikyū era (1113.7.13-1118.4.3)
  • 永遠 【エイエン】 eternity, perpetuity, permanence, immortality
  • 永々 【エイエイ】 forever
  • 大永 【タイエイ】 Taiei era (1521.8.23-1528.8.20)

Kun reading compounds

  • 長い 【ながい】 long (distance, length), long (time), protracted, prolonged
  • 長いこと 【ながいこと】 for a long time

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 と、 のり、 ひさ、 ひさし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yong3
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • eterno
  • infinito
  • perpetuo
  • largo
  • prolongado

Portuguese

  • eternidade
  • ambicionar

French

  • éternité
  • long
  • permanent
550 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
644 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
615 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
690 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
130 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
560 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
663 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
149 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1207 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1270 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1096 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1152 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2436 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1695 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
134 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17088 Morohashi
1937 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3031 New Nelson (John Haig)
132 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
139 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
646 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
342 2001 Kanji
3a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
3023.2 Four corner code
1-17-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c38 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
slash 丿
Parts:
long time, old story
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
688 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 旧痾 【キュウア】 persistent disease
  • 久安 【キュウアン】 Kyūan era (1145.7.22-1151.1.26)
  • 恒久 【コウキュウ】 permanence, perpetuity
  • 耐久 【タイキュウ】 endurance, persistence
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 久遠 【クオン】 eternity
  • 天邪鬼 【アマノジャク】 perversity, perverse person, contrary person, contrarian, antagonistic demon in Japanese folklore, demon under the feet of temple guardian statues

Kun reading compounds

  • 久しい 【ひさしい】 long (time that has passed), old (story)

Readings

Japanese names:
きゅ、 わ、 なが、 ひさ、 ひさし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiu3
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • mucho tiempo
  • largo tiempo
  • largo
  • continuado por mucho tiempo

Portuguese

  • tempo longo
  • estória antiga

French

  • longtemps
  • vieille histoire
582 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
676 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
647 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
591 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
153 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
704 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
289 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
45 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1210 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1273 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1097 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
20 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4191 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1025 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
118 Morohashi
3384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
47 New Nelson (John Haig)
1016 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1092 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
641 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2562 2001 Kanji
0a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
2780.0 Four corner code
1-21-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e45 Unicode hex code