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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  • 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

5 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
29 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生育 【セイイク】 birth and growth, giving birth and raising, development, breeding
  • 回生 【カイセイ】 resurrection, resuscitation, regeneration, university student in ... year
  • 公衆衛生 【コウシュウエイセイ】 sanitation, public health
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生家 【セイカ】 house where one was born, one's parents' house
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, cruel, heartless, callous, brutal
  • 死生 【シセイ】 life and death

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, dough, batter, inherent quality, one's true character, one's true colours, unglazed pottery, skin with no make-up, uncoated metal
  • 死に生き 【しにいき】 death and life, death or life, death
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (sex), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, blank (e.g. disk), unused, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, insufficient, incomplete, half-baked, half-hearted, perfunctory, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現ナマ 【げんナマ】 cold cash, hard cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
1-32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint
Kun:
いのち
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
465 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 命 【メイ】 order, command, decree, life, destiny, fate
  • 命運 【メイウン】 fate, destiny
  • 延命 【エンメイ】 keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
  • 十月革命 【ジュウガツカクメイ】 October Revolution
  • 命婦 【ミョウブ】 title for high-ranking court ladies
  • 延命 【エンメイ】 keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
  • 安心立命 【アンシンリツメイ】 spiritual peace and enlightenment, keeping an unperturbed mind through faith

Kun reading compounds

  • 命 【いのち】 life, life force, lifetime, lifespan, most important thing, foundation, core, paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love), fate, destiny, karma
  • 命からがら 【いのちからがら】 for dear life, barely escaping alive
  • 貴い命 【たっといいのち】 precious life
  • 露の命 【つゆのいのち】 life as evanescent as the dew

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming4
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • orden
  • mandato
  • vida

Portuguese

  • destino
  • comando
  • decreto
  • vida

French

  • destinée
  • destin
  • ordre
  • décret
  • vie
  • nommer (à un poste)
519 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
416 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
394 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
388 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
430 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
387 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
411 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
671 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
578 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
587 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
997 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
325 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2553 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1412 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3473 Morohashi
2058 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 New Nelson (John Haig)
1400 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
249 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
316 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2844 2001 Kanji
2a6.26 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
8062.7 Four corner code
1-44-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
547d Unicode hex code