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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 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 seek, to search 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
21-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c42 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
love, affection, favourite
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
640 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 愛 【アイ】 love, affection, care, attachment, craving, desire
  • 愛犬 【アイケン】 pet dog, beloved dog, love of dogs, fondness for dogs
  • 友愛 【ユウアイ】 fraternity, friendship
  • 同性愛 【ドウセイアイ】 homosexual love

Kun reading compounds

  • 愛しい 【いとしい】 lovely, dear, beloved, darling, dearest, pitiable, pitiful
  • 悲しい 【かなしい】 sad, miserable, unhappy, sorrowful, sad, lamentable, deplorable, grievous
  • 愛でる 【めでる】 to love, to cherish, to admire, to appreciate
  • 惜しむ 【おしむ】 to be frugal, to be sparing, to value, to hold dear, to regret (e.g. a loss), to feel sorry (for), to be unwilling, to be reluctant
  • 愛 【まな】 beloved, dear
  • 愛弟子 【まなでし】 favorite pupil, favourite pupil, teacher's pet

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あし、 え、 かな、 なる、 めぐ、 めぐみ、 よし、 ちか
Chinese:
ai4
Korean:
ae

Spanish

  • amor
  • afecto
  • favorito

Portuguese

  • amor
  • afeição
  • favorito

French

  • amour
  • affection
  • favori
339 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
441 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
417 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
436 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2829 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
456 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
545 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2018 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
259 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
259 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1079 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
790 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3133 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
745 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10947 Morohashi
2492 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 New Nelson (John Haig)
737 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
796 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
268 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
602 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2067 2001 Kanji
4i10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-9 SKIP code
2-6-7 SKIP code
2-1-12 SKIP code
2024.7 Four corner code
16-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
611b Unicode hex code