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

13 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
delicate, minuteness, insignificance
Kun:
かす.か
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 微 【ビ】 minuteness, one millionth
  • 微細 【ビサイ】 minute, micro, detailed, delicate, subtle
  • 細微 【サイビ】 minute, meager, meagre, mean
  • 翠微 【スイビ】 approx. 80% of the way up a mountainside, view of a light green mountain, mountain that appears green from afar

Kun reading compounds

  • 微か 【かすか】 faint, dim, weak, slight, vague, indistinct, hazy, poor, wretched, meagre, meager, scanty

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei1, wei2
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • insignificante
  • diminuto
  • pequeño
  • secreto

Portuguese

  • delicado
  • miudeza
  • insignificancia

French

  • ténu
  • délicat
  • insignifiant
1735 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1631 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1668 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1283 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1419 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1508 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
635 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
788 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
898 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10203 Morohashi
639 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1765 New Nelson (John Haig)
889 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
954 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1622 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2066 2001 Kanji
3i10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
2824.0 Four corner code
1-40-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fae Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
laugh
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
913 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 笑気 【ショウキ】 laughing gas, nitrous oxide
  • 笑劇 【ショウゲキ】 (theatrical) farce
  • 苦笑 【クショウ】 bitter smile, wry smile, strained laugh, sarcastic laugh
  • 冷笑 【レイショウ】 sneer, derision, scornful laugh, cold smile

Kun reading compounds

  • 笑う 【わらう】 to laugh, to smile, to sneer, to ridicule, to be dumbfounded, to be flabbergasted
  • 笑う門には福来る 【わらうかどにはふくきたる】 laugh and grow fat, good fortune and happiness will come to the home of those who smile
  • 笑む 【えむ】 to smile

Readings

Japanese names:
えみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao4
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • risa
  • sonrisa
  • reír
  • sonreír

Portuguese

  • risada

French

  • rire
537 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
900 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
889 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
791 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1209 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1235 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1299 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
251 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1472 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3275 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1692 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2300 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
947 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25885 Morohashi
2646 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4256 New Nelson (John Haig)
938 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
548 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2363 2001 Kanji
6f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
8843.2 Four corner code
1-30-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b11 Unicode hex code