Jisho

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沿

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
run alongside, follow along, run along, lie along
Kun:
そ.う-ぞ.い
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1121 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 沿線 【エンセン】 alongside a railway line, bus route, major thoroughfare, etc.
  • 沿岸 【エンガン】 coast, shore, littoral

Kun reading compounds

  • 沿う 【そう】 to run along, to run beside, to stick to (a line), to follow (a policy, plan, etc.), to act in accordance with, to align with, to meet (wishes, expectations, etc.), to satisfy, to comply with, to live up to

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2, yan4
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • seguir a lo largo de
  • bordear

Portuguese

  • correr ao lado
  • seguir ao longo
  • beira
  • estar ao longo

French

  • longer
  • suivre
  • parallèle à
832 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
815 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1379 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2525 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1013 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1464 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1607 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1714 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1128 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1169 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
386 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
803 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17260 Morohashi
328 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3096 New Nelson (John Haig)
795 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
858 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
859 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3816.0 Four corner code
1-17-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cbf Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
army, force, troops, war, battle
Kun:
いくさ
On:
グン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
189 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 軍 【グン】 army, armed forces, troops, military authorities, team, group, troupe
  • 軍隊 【グンタイ】 armed forces, military, troops
  • 将軍 【ショウグン】 general, shogun
  • 行軍 【コウグン】 march, marching

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 軍神 【ぐんしん】 god of war, war hero
  • 海兵遠征軍 【かいへいえんせいいくさ】 Marine Expeditionary Force (US)
  • 大軍 【おおいくさ】 great war, great battle

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jun1
Korean:
gun

Spanish

  • ejército
  • tropas

Portuguese

  • exército
  • força
  • tropas
  • guerra
  • batalha

French

  • armée
  • forces
  • troupes
  • guerriers
  • bataille
593 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
490 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
466 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
193 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
100 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
938 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
906 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
438 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
444 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
778 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1771 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2582 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1318 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1789 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
307 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38179 Morohashi
2080 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5943 New Nelson (John Haig)
301 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
323 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
36 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
522 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2i7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3750.6 Four corner code
1-23-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ecd Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
pipe, tube, wind instrument, drunken talk, control, jurisdiction
Kun:
くだ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
517 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 管 【カン】 pipe, tube
  • 管理 【カンリ】 control, management (e.g. of a business)
  • 保管 【ホカン】 charge, custody, safekeeping, deposit, storage
  • 所管 【ショカン】 jurisdiction

Kun reading compounds

  • 管 【かん】 pipe, tube
  • 管狐 【くだぎつね】 kuda-gitsune, pipe fox, fox-like spirit kept inside a bamboo tube and used by its master to perform divinations and curses, stoat
  • 手練手管 【てれんてくだ】 wiles, art of coaxing
  • 手管 【てくだ】 wiles, trick, artifice, coquetry, lover (male) (esp. of a prostitute)

Readings

Japanese names:
すが
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan3
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • tubería
  • tubo
  • caño
  • control
  • controlar
  • administrar

Portuguese

  • flauta
  • tubo
  • instrumento de sopro
  • conversa de bêbados

French

  • tuyau
  • tube
  • instrument à vent
  • discours d'ivrogne
  • gestion
573 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
466 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
443 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
519 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3416 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
664 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
328 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
328 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
539 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1484 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3349 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2357 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1281 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26162 Morohashi
2701 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4317 New Nelson (John Haig)
1273 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1365 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
613 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
6f8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-8 SKIP code
2-9-5 SKIP code
8877.7 Four corner code
1-20-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ba1 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
ward, district
On:
オウコウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
137 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 区 【ク】 ward, borough, city (in Tokyo), district (e.g. electoral), section, zone (e.g. postal)
  • 区別 【クベツ】 distinction, differentiation, classification
  • 学区 【ガック】 school district, school area
  • 鉱区 【コウク】 mining area, mine lot

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu1, ou1
Korean:
gu, u

Spanish

  • barrio
  • distrito
  • sección

Portuguese

  • waº
  • distrito

French

  • circonscription
  • arrondissement
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
282 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
465 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
67 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
757 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
131 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
183 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
548 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
233 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3681 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2674 Morohashi
2963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1696 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1831 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7171.4 Four corner code
1-22-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533a Unicode hex code