Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
pond, cistern, pool, reservoir
Kun:
いけ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
827 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 池魚の殃 【チギョノワザワイ】 collateral damage, getting embroiled in somebody else's dispute, having a fire spread to one's own house
  • 池沼 【チショウ】 ponds and swamps, retard, mentally disabled person
  • 蓄電池 【チクデンチ】 storage battery
  • 給水池 【キュウスイチ】 reservoir

Kun reading compounds

  • 池 【いけ】 pond
  • 池蝶貝 【いけちょうがい】 Hyriopsis schlegelii (species of freshwater mussel)
  • 用水池 【ようすいいけ】 reservoir
  • 人工池 【じんこういけ】 artificial pool

Readings

Chinese:
chi2
Korean:
ji, ta

Spanish

  • estanque
  • lago

Portuguese

  • lagoa
  • cisterna
  • conjunto
  • reservatório

French

  • étang
  • mare
  • réservoir (eau)
110 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
185 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
168 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
548 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2489 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
847 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
207 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
251 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
119 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
119 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
452 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1161 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
253 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
522 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17141 Morohashi
218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3042 New Nelson (John Haig)
516 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
555 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
131 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3411.2 Four corner code
1-35-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c60 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
valley
Parts:
valley
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
508 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 谷底平野 【コクテイヘイヤ】 valley plain
  • 渓谷 【ケイコク】 valley (with a river running through it), gorge, ravine, canyon
  • 盤谷 【バンコク】 Bangkok (Thailand)

Kun reading compounds

  • 谷 【たに】 valley
  • 谷間 【たにま】 valley, ravine, chasm, dell, cleavage (breasts), slum
  • 不気味の谷 【ぶきみのたに】 uncanny valley (hypothesis about humanoid robots)
  • 千尋の谷 【せんじんのたに】 bottomless ravine, abyss
  • 極まる 【きわまる】 to reach an extreme, to reach a limit, to terminate, to come to an end, extremely, to be stuck, to be in a dilemma, to be at a loss, to be decided, to be settled

Readings

Japanese names:
がい、 がえ、 がや、 せ、 たり、 たん、 や
Chinese:
gu3, yu4
Korean:
gog, yog

Spanish

  • valle

Portuguese

  • vale

French

  • vallée
78 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
135 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
122 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
249 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4458 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
528 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
914 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
449 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
653 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
664 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1714 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2536 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
796 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36182 Morohashi
2043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5730 New Nelson (John Haig)
788 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
851 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
143 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2077 2001 Kanji
2o5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
8060.8 Four corner code
1-35-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c37 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
connection, barrier, gateway, involve, concerning
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
70 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 関 【カン】 barrier, gate
  • 関係 【カンケイ】 relation, relationship, connection, participation, involvement, concern, influence, effect, sexual relations, sexual relationship, related to, connected to
  • 連関 【レンカン】 connection, relation, linkage
  • 通関 【ツウカン】 customs clearance

Kun reading compounds

  • 関 【せき】 barrier, gate, seki (in go), mutual life
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 霞ヶ関 【かすみがせき】 Kasumigaseki, district of Tokyo where most of Japan's government ministry offices are located, government ministries (of Japan), Japanese government bureaucracy
  • 関わる 【かかわる】 to be affected, to be influenced, to be concerned with, to have to do with, to stick to (opinions)
  • 覗き機関 【のぞきからくり】 peep show, device with lens mounted on a stand or in a box to view enlarged pictures
  • 水機関 【みずからくり】 puppet powered by (falling) water, water-powered contrivance, show using such a device (in Edo-period Osaka)

Readings

Chinese:
guan1
Korean:
gwan, wan

Spanish

  • barrera
  • puerta
  • relación
  • mecanismo
  • valla

Portuguese

  • conexão
  • obstáculo
  • passagem
  • emvolver
  • concernente

French

  • relation
  • barrière
  • lien
  • rapport
  • concerner
365 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
467 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
444 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
104 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4958 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
289 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
982 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
398 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
402 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
446 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1844 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4129 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2099 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2842 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2036 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41297 Morohashi
3328 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6402 New Nelson (John Haig)
2017 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
84 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
614 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3863 2001 Kanji
8e6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-6 SKIP code
7743.0 Four corner code
1-20-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95a2 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
pig snout 彐 (彑)
Parts:
Variants:
comet
Kun:
ほうき
On:
スイケイセイ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2294 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 彗星 【スイセイ】 comet
  • 彗星のように現れる 【スイセイノヨウニアラワレル】 to become famous overnight, to burst into fame

Readings

Japanese names:
とし
Chinese:
hui4
Korean:
hye, se

Spanish

  • cometa

Portuguese

French

1584 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2066 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3439 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2410 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
9927 Morohashi
1708 New Nelson (John Haig)
2850 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2865 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a11.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-3 SKIP code
5517.4 Four corner code
1-55-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f57 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, astrological sign, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 新星 【シンセイ】 nova, new face, new star
  • 小惑星 【ショウワクセイ】 asteroid
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Chinese:
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code