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

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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

13 strokes (also 12)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
distant, far
Kun:
とお.い
On:
エンオン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
887 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 遠山 【エンザン】 distant mountain
  • 遠隔 【エンカク】 distant, remote, isolated
  • 望遠 【ボウエン】 seeing at a distance
  • 以遠 【イエン】 beyond, further than
  • 遠忌 【オンキ】 13th or later anniversary of a death
  • 遠諱 【オンキ】 semicentennial memorial service
  • 久遠 【クオン】 eternity

Kun reading compounds

  • 遠い 【とおい】 far, distant, far away, a long way off, in the distance, distant (past), remote (in time), remote, far-removed (in time), distant (relationship or kinship), having little to do (with someone), far (from something else in quality, degree, etc.), not similar, way off, hard (of hearing), nearsighted
  • 遠い昔 【とおいむかし】 remote past, far ago, time immemorial

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おに、 ど、 どお
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan3, yuan4
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • lejos
  • distante

Portuguese

  • distante
  • longe

French

  • loin
  • distant
160 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
79 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
803 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4733 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
326 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
264 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2043 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
446 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
453 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
110 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
714 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3906 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2013 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
409 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39047P Morohashi
3150 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6101 New Nelson (John Haig)
402 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
429 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
224 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
2q10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-10 SKIP code
3430.3 Four corner code
1-17-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9060 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
preface, beginning, order, precedence, occasion, chance, incidentally
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 序 【ジョ】 order, ordering, beginning, start, foreword, preface, introduction, opening of a song (in gagaku or noh)
  • 序盤 【ジョバン】 opening (in a game of go, chess, etc.), early stages, initial phase, outset
  • 公序 【コウジョ】 public order, public policy
  • 西序 【セイジョ】 memorial rite involving the western sanctum

Kun reading compounds

  • 序で 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion, chance, order, sequence, successor
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion
  • 序で 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion, chance, order, sequence, successor
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • inicio
  • comienzo
  • orden
  • precedencia
  • prefacio

Portuguese

  • prefácio
  • começo
  • pedido
  • precedência
  • ocasião
  • oportunidade
  • acidentalmente

French

  • début
  • préface
  • ordre
  • priorité
  • occasion
  • avant
  • en passant
638 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
734 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
710 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1342 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
507 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
507 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
770 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
784 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
953 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
583 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3803 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1945 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2639 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1608 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9253 Morohashi
3065 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1607 New Nelson (John Haig)
1594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1720 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
670 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
3q4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
0022.2 Four corner code
1-29-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e8f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
810 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 歌謡曲 【カヨウキョク】 kayōkyoku, form of Japanese popular music that developed during the Showa era, (Western) pop song
  • 名曲 【メイキョク】 famous piece of music, excellent song, (musical) masterpiece

Kun reading compounds

  • 曲がる 【まがる】 to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist, to turn, to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
  • 曲げる 【まげる】 to bend, to crook, to bow, to curve, to curl, to lean, to tilt, to incline, to slant, to bend (the truth), to distort, to twist, to pervert, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle), to ignore (what one really thinks), to pawn
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shade, shadow, dark area, dark circles (under the eyes), dark rings, shading, gradation, kumadori, style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles

Readings

Japanese names:
まがた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3, qu1
Korean:
gog

Spanish

  • melodía
  • curva
  • encorvado
  • torcer
  • doblar
  • torcerse
  • girarse

Portuguese

  • tender
  • música
  • melodia
  • composição
  • prazer
  • injustiça
  • falta
  • curva
  • tortuoso
  • perverso
  • inclinar

French

  • courber
  • musique
  • mélodie
  • composition
  • plaisir
  • injustice
  • faute
  • malhonnête
  • pervers
  • pencher
381 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
604 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
103 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
715 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
327 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
996 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1180 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14280 Morohashi
3527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
0a6.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
5560.0 Four corner code
1-22-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f2 Unicode hex code