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

Speed

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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

10 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
sleep, die, sleepy
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1315 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 眠剤 【ミンザイ】 sleeping pills
  • 冬眠 【トウミン】 hibernation, winter sleep, torpor
  • 安眠 【アンミン】 sound sleep, good sleep, quiet sleep

Kun reading compounds

  • 眠る 【ねむる】 to sleep, to die, to rest (in peace), to lie (buried), to sleep (in the grave), to lie idle (e.g. of resources), to lie unused, to lie untapped, to lie untouched, to close one's eyes
  • 眠い 【ねむい】 sleepy, drowsy, somnolent

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mian2
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • somnoliento
  • tener sueño
  • sonmoliento
  • dormir

Portuguese

  • sono
  • morrer
  • sonolento

French

  • dormir
  • somnolent
  • mourir
1842 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1298 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3132 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1144 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
762 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1376 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
849 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
868 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
978 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1386 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1474 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
782 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1061 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1852 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23240 Morohashi
1147 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3925 New Nelson (John Haig)
1835 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1977 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1371 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3956 2001 Kanji
5c5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
6704.7 Four corner code
1-44-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7720 Unicode hex code