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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  • 遠慮 【エンリョ】 reserve, constraint, restraint, modesty, diffidence, hesitation, holding back, discretion, tact, thoughtfulness, declining, refraining, forethought, foresight
  • 遠足 【エンソク】 excursion, outing, trip
  • 敬遠 【ケイエン】 pretending to respect (someone) while in fact staying distant, keeping at arm's length, giving a wide berth, avoiding (something unpleasant), shying away from, giving (the batter) an "intentional walk"
  • 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:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
poem, poetry
Kun:
うた
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
1196 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 詩 【シ】 poem, poetry, verse, Chinese poem
  • 詩人 【シジン】 poet
  • 風物詩 【フウブツシ】 feature of the season, something characteristic of a particular season, poem about natural scenery or a particular season
  • 近代詩 【キンダイシ】 modern poetry, modern-style poetry

Kun reading compounds

  • 歌 【うた】 song, singing, classical Japanese poem (esp. tanka), modern poetry
  • 唐歌 【からうた】 Chinese poem

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi1
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • poema
  • poesía

Portuguese

  • poema
  • poesia

French

  • poème
  • poésie
415 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
307 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
291 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1094 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4360 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
648 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1750 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1933 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
570 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
579 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
945 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1681 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1924 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1024 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1384 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
352 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35427 Morohashi
1524 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5610 New Nelson (John Haig)
346 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
370 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
420 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3048 2001 Kanji
7a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0464.1 Four corner code
1-27-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a69 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of, of the
  • 中学校 【チュウガッコウ】 junior high school, middle school, lower secondary school
  • 熱中 【ネッチュウ】 being enthusiastic about, being wild about, being absorbed in, being engrossed in, being devoted to
  • 命中 【メイチュウ】 (direct) hit, hitting the mark

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, interior, among, within, middle, center, centre, during, while, middle, midst, amid, interval, gap, mean, average, second (of three, e.g. sons, volumes), middle, medium grade, medium quality, red-light district
  • 半ば 【なかば】 middle, halfway, midway, half (of), one half, half (e.g. done, jokingly), partly, in part, partially, mostly, almost, nearly
  • お腹 【おなか】 belly, abdomen, stomach
  • 市中 【しちゅう】 in the city, in the community
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while (e.g. one is young), during, within (e.g. a day), in the course of, among, amongst, (out) of, between, in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.), amidst, with (e.g. success), within oneself, one's feelings, inner thoughts, we, our company, our organization, one's home, one's family, my spouse, my husband, my wife, signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife, I, me, imperial palace grounds, emperor
  • 碁打ち鳥飼い馬鹿の中 【ごうちとりかいばかのうち】 go players and bird keepers are idiots (both activities demand a lot of time)
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, to feel a bite (in fishing), (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to be a ... in relation to ..., to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
1-35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
Variants:
island
Kun:
しま
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 島 【トウ】 Island, insula, island, islet
  • 島国 【シマグニ】 island country
  • 孤島 【コトウ】 solitary island, isolated island
  • 列島 【レットウ】 archipelago, chain of islands

Kun reading compounds

  • 島 【しま】 island, one's territory (e.g. of a sex worker, organized crime gang), one's turf
  • 島国 【しまぐに】 island country
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 広島 【ひろしま】 Hiroshima (city, prefecture)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao3
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • isla

Portuguese

  • ilha

French

  • île
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
358 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
173 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
230 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
183 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
455 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
543 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4103 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2081 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1967 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8108 Morohashi
3310 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1476 New Nelson (John Haig)
1948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2098 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
379 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
362 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
3o7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
4-10-4 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
1-37-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cf6 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
beauty, beautiful
Kun:
うつく.しい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
462 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 美 【ビ】 beauty
  • 美術館 【ビジュツカン】 art museum, art gallery
  • 賛美 【サンビ】 praise, glorification, extolment
  • 華美 【カビ】 splendor, splendour, gorgeousness, pomp, magnificence, showiness, gaudiness, extravagance, luxury
  • 御 【ミ】 august, beautiful
  • 見事 【ミゴト】 splendid, magnificent, excellent, fine, superb, beautiful, admirable, utter (esp. defeat), total, complete, something worth seeing, sight, spectacle

Kun reading compounds

  • 美しい 【うつくしい】 beautiful, pretty, lovely, sweet, pure (heart, friendship, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 よし、 よしみ、 り
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • belleza
  • bello

Portuguese

  • beleza
  • bela

French

  • beauté
  • beau, belle
308 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
398 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
376 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
289 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3658 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
268 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
833 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
401 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
405 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
673 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1566 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2817 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28435 Morohashi
2264 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4660 New Nelson (John Haig)
548 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
587 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
339 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
343 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
2o7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4-9-4 SKIP code
2-6-3 SKIP code
8043.1 Four corner code
1-40-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8e Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious
Kun:
よみ.するよい
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1553 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 歌留多 【カルタ】 karuta (traditional Japanese playing cards; esp. hyakunin isshu karuta)
  • 嘉納 【カノウ】 accepting with pleasure
  • 正嘉 【ショウカ】 Shōka era (1257.3.14-1259.3.26)

Kun reading compounds

  • 嘉する 【よみする】 to praise (someone of lower status), to extol, to applaud, to esteem

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ、 よし、 よしみ、 かず、 よ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • bueno
  • bonito
  • alabar
  • alegrarse

Portuguese

French

1136 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1915 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2184 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2041 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2953 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1516 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2056 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
4176 Morohashi
2340 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
887 New Nelson (John Haig)
2852 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2868 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3p11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
4046.1 Four corner code
1-18-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5609 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

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  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲目 【キョクモク】 name of a piece of music, (musical) number, (musical) program, programme, selection (of music), list of songs
  • 作曲 【サッキョク】 composition (of music), setting, writing music
  • 選曲 【センキョク】 selection of music, song selection

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