Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
river
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
663 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 川 【カワ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 星河 【セイガ】 Milky Way
  • 決河 【ケッカ】 river breaking through (its dikes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 川 【かわ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 追河 【おいかわ】 freshwater minnow, pale chub (Zacco platypus)
  • 恋河 【こいかわ】 oceans of love

Readings

Japanese names:
かっ、 こ、 こう
Chinese:
he2
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • río
  • corriente

Portuguese

  • rio

French

  • rivière
  • fleuve
561 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
658 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
628 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
698 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2530 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
633 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
669 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
597 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1170 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
148 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17245 Morohashi
336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3102 New Nelson (John Haig)
146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
679 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
349 2001 Kanji
3a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3112.0 Four corner code
18-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb3 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
cliff
Parts:
Variants:
meadow, original, primitive, field, plain, prairie, tundra, wilderness
Kun:
はら
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
172 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 原 【ゲン】 original, primitive, primary, fundamental, raw
  • 原案 【ゲンアン】 original plan, original bill, original motion, draft
  • 草原 【ソウゲン】 grass-covered plain, grasslands, meadows, savannah, prairie, steppe
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen

Kun reading compounds

  • 原 【はら】 field, plain, prairie, tundra, moor, wilderness
  • 原っぱ 【はらっぱ】 open field, empty lot, plain
  • 草原 【そうげん】 grass-covered plain, grasslands, meadows, savannah, prairie, steppe
  • 萩原 【はぎはら】 reedy field

Readings

Japanese names:
た、 ばる、 ら、 わた、 わら
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • origen
  • pradera
  • prado
  • campo

Portuguese

  • prado
  • original
  • primitivo
  • campo
  • planície
  • pradaria
  • tundra
  • sertão

French

  • pré
  • prairie
  • champ
  • original
  • primitif
  • toundra
  • désert (étendue sauvage)
205 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
119 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
107 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
132 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
825 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
202 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
388 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1231 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
136 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
136 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
405 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
260 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3733 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2593 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
136 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2973 Morohashi
3009 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
652 New Nelson (John Haig)
134 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
142 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
113 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
192 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3341 2001 Kanji
2p8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-8 SKIP code
7129.6 Four corner code
24-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
539f Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
stroke, pat, smooth down
Kun:
な.でる
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2402 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 撫育 【ブイク】 care, tending
  • 撫する 【ブスル】 to stroke, to caress
  • 慰撫 【イブ】 pacification, soothing
  • 綏撫 【スイブ】 lulled into peacefulness, comforted and consoled

Kun reading compounds

  • 撫でる 【なでる】 to stroke, to caress, to brush gently, to pat, to rub, to comb (hair), to smooth down

Readings

Japanese names:
なで、 なでし、 む
Chinese:
fu3
Korean:
mu, bu

Spanish

  • caricia
  • roce
  • consuelo
  • acariciar
  • rozar
  • consolar
  • calmar

Portuguese

French

2000 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
904 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
667 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
12743 Morohashi
2281 New Nelson (John Haig)
2270 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2368 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3c12.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
5803.1 Four corner code
41-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
64ab Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code