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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

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
take along, lead, join, connect, party, gang, clique
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
30 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 連 【レン】 two reams (of paper), 1000 sheets (of paper), stanza, verse, tribe (in taxonomy), forecast (bet), bet which predicts the top 2 finishers (i.e. quinella or perfecta bet), party, company, group, set, things strung in a line, e.g. pearls, dried fish, spans of a bridge, etc., falcon
  • 連絡 【レンラク】 contacting, (making) contact, getting in touch, communication, correspondence, call, message, connection (with a train, bus, etc.), joining (a railway line, etc.), meeting, connection (between matters, incidents, etc.), relation, link
  • ソ連 【ソレン】 Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR
  • 旧ソ連 【キュウソレン】 former Soviet Union

Kun reading compounds

  • 連なる 【つらなる】 to extend, to stretch out, to stand in a row, to attend, to participate in, to enrol, to enroll, to join, to have a connection, to be related, to be linked
  • 連ねる 【つらねる】 to line up, to put in a row, to add (to a group), to accept (as a member of an organization, etc.), to join (e.g. a list), to link, to put together, to string together (e.g. compliments), to enumerate, to take along with, to bring with
  • 連れる 【つれる】 to take (someone) with one, to bring along, to go with, to be accompanied by

Readings

Japanese names:
ずれ、 つれ、 むらじ、 れ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lian2
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

  • unir
  • acompañar
  • estar junto
  • grupo
  • agrupar

Portuguese

  • Levar pelo caminho
  • primazia
  • unir
  • conectar
  • partido
  • gangue
  • grupo

French

  • emmener
  • se mettre en rang
  • s'unir
  • série
  • parti
  • bande
  • clique
538 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
637 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
607 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
87 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4702 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
383 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
960 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1238 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
440 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
446 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
299 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
699 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3849 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1976 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2672 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
293 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38902P Morohashi
3103 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6062 New Nelson (John Haig)
287 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
305 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
101 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
560 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1555 2001 Kanji
2q7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3530.0 Four corner code
1-47-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9023 Unicode hex code

7 strokes (also 6)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
home country, country, Japan
Kun:
くに
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
654 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 邦貨 【ホウカ】 Japanese money
  • 邦画 【ホウガ】 Japanese film, Japanese painting
  • 東邦 【トウホウ】 Oriental country, the Orient
  • 友邦 【ユウホウ】 friendly nation

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • país natal
  • país
  • tierra

Portuguese

  • Terra natal
  • país
  • Japão

French

  • pays natal
  • pays
  • Japon
1792 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1001 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4758 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1323 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1824 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
417 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
808 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
825 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1621 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
753 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1051 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
566 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
750 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1865 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39310 Morohashi
847 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6130 New Nelson (John Haig)
1848 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1991 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1146 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2d4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
1-4-2 SKIP code
5702.7 Four corner code
1-43-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90a6 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

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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

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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