Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
request, want, wish for, require, demand
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
220 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 求職 【キュウショク】 job hunting, seeking employment
  • 求刑 【キュウケイ】 recommended sentence, prosecution's demand for punishment
  • 身代金要求 【ミノシロキンヨウキュウ】 ransom demand
  • 希求 【キキュウ】 longing, great desire, aspiration
  • 求道 【キュウドウ】 seeking for truth
  • 求不得苦 【グフトクク】 the pain of not getting what one seeks
  • 勤求 【ゴング】 inquiring the Buddha way
  • 欣求 【ゴング】 earnest aspiration (to go to paradise)

Kun reading compounds

  • 求める 【もとめる】 to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to require, to ask for, to seek, to search for, to look for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy

Readings

Chinese:
qiu2
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • petición
  • demanda
  • buscar
  • pedir
  • demandar
  • reclamar
  • desear

Portuguese

  • solicitação
  • desejar
  • deseja para
  • requer
  • demanda

French

  • réclamer
  • demander
  • vouloir
  • désirer
583 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
455 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
332 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
584 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
664 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
537 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
724 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
737 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
933 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1155 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4365 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
943 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17105 Morohashi
3550 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3036 New Nelson (John Haig)
934 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1004 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
297 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
478 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1442 2001 Kanji
2b5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4313.2 Four corner code
1-21-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c42 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
101 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 不 【フ】 un-, non-, negative prefix
  • 不安 【フアン】 anxiety, uneasiness, worry, apprehension, fear, insecurity, suspense
  • 意味不 【イミフ】 of uncertain meaning, ambiguous, cryptic, nonsensical, incomprehensible, perplexing
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 不気味 【ブキミ】 weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly

Readings

Chinese:
bu4, bu2
Korean:
bu, bul

Spanish

  • prefijo negativo: in-
  • des-

Portuguese

  • Prefixo negativo
  • negativa
  • não
  • feia
  • ruim
  • deselegante

French

  • négation
  • non
  • mauvais
  • laid
  • maladroit
500 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
600 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
572 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
134 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
17 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
130 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
104 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
94 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
94 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
94 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
422 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
10 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2141 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2890 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1225 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19 Morohashi
3434 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
13 New Nelson (John Haig)
1217 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1302 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
103 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
444 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3154 2001 Kanji
0a4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
3-2-2 SKIP code
1090.0 Four corner code
1-41-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0d Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit
Kun:
え.るう.る
On:
トク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
175 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 得 【トク】 profit, advantage, benefit, gain, rebirth in paradise, entering nirvana
  • 得意 【トクイ】 triumph, prosperity, pride, one's strong point, one's forte, one's specialty, frequent customer (client, etc.)
  • 拾得 【シュウトク】 finding (lost property), picking up
  • 体得 【タイトク】 mastery, learning through experience, realization, realisation, comprehension

Kun reading compounds

  • 得る 【える】 to get, to earn, to acquire, to procure, to gain, to secure, to attain, to obtain, to win, to understand, to comprehend, to receive something undesirable (e.g. a punishment), to get (ill), to be able to ..., can ...
  • 得る 【うる】 to be able to ..., can ..., to get, to acquire, to obtain, to procure, to earn, to win, to gain, to secure, to attain
  • 得撫草 【うるっぷそう】 weaselsnout (Lagotis glauca)

Readings

Japanese names:
あつ、 てろ
Chinese:
de2, de5, dei3
Korean:
deug

Spanish

  • ventaja
  • beneficio
  • provecho
  • conseguir
  • obtener

Portuguese

  • ganho
  • obtem
  • achado
  • ganhar
  • adquirir
  • poder
  • capacidade
  • lucro
  • vantagem
  • benefício

French

  • obtenir
  • gain
  • gagner
  • trouver
  • acquérir
  • pouvoir
  • profit
  • avantage
  • bénéfice
850 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
587 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
761 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
358 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1622 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
340 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
523 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1299 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
374 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
375 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
643 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
631 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
577 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
435 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
885 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10137 Morohashi
477 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1755 New Nelson (John Haig)
876 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
941 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
167 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
574 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
2624.1 Four corner code
1-38-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f97 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
suffering, trial, worry, hardship, feel bitter, scowl
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
623 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 苦 【ク】 pain, anguish, suffering, distress, anxiety, worry, trouble, difficulty, hardship, duhkha (suffering)
  • 苦境 【クキョウ】 difficult situation, adverse circumstances, predicament, trouble, dilemma, distress
  • 生活苦 【セイカツク】 life's struggles
  • 病苦 【ビョウク】 pain of sickness

Kun reading compounds

  • 苦しい 【くるしい】 painful, difficult, tough, hard, distressing, (psychologically) difficult, stressful, awkward (e.g. position), straitened (circumstances), tight (financial situation), needy, struggling, strained (interpretation, explanation, etc.), lame (e.g. excuse), forced (e.g. smile), far-fetched, hard to do, unpleasant
  • 苦しい言い訳 【くるしいいいわけ】 lame excuse, poor excuse
  • 苦しむ 【くるしむ】 to suffer, to groan, to be worried
  • 苦しめる 【くるしめる】 to torment, to pain, to inflict (physical) pain, to hurt, to harass, to cause (emotional) pain, to afflict, to distress, to bother, to trouble, to stump, to baffle
  • 苦い 【にがい】 bitter
  • 苦い薬 【にがいくすり】 bitter medicine
  • 苦る 【にがる】 to feel bitter, to scowl

Readings

Chinese:
ku3
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • sufrimiento
  • pena
  • doloroso
  • penoso
  • trabajoso
  • amargo

Portuguese

  • sofrimento
  • experiência
  • preocupar
  • dificuldade
  • sentir- se amargo
  • tristeza

French

  • souffrir
  • peine
  • affliction
  • souci
  • amer
  • renfrogné
197 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
264 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
597 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3928 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
264 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
864 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
687 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
545 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
554 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
342 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
646 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2789 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1433 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1932 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
230 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30797P Morohashi
2243 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5009 New Nelson (John Haig)
225 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
239 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
344 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
295 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1977 2001 Kanji
3k5.24 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4460.4 Four corner code
1-22-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82e6 Unicode hex code