Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma, law
  • 法案 【ホウアン】 bill (law), measure
  • 航法 【コウホウ】 sailing, navigation
  • 会社更生法 【カイシャコウセイホウ】 Corporate Rehabilitation Law
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法師 【ホウシ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, layman dressed like a priest, person
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 法面 【のりめん】 slope (e.g. of embankment)
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
1-43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
rhythm, law, regulation, gauge, control
On:
リツリチレツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
992 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 律 【リツ】 law (esp. ancient East Asian criminal code), regulation, vinaya (rules for the monastic community), Ritsu (school of Buddhism), lüshi (style of Chinese poem), (musical) pitch, six odd-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale, Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale, similar to Dorian mode (corresponding to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do), (in traditional Eastern music) step (corresponding to a Western semitone)
  • 律令 【リツリョウ】 criminal, administrative and civil codes (forming the basis of ancient East Asian law; orig. Chinese), legal codes of the Nara and Heian eras based on Chinese models
  • 一律 【イチリツ】 uniform, even, across-the-board, equal
  • 自律 【ジリツ】 autonomy (philosophy), self-control
  • 律儀 【リチギ】 upright, honest, faithful, conscientious, sincere
  • 律義者 【リチギモノ】 honest person, conscientious person
  • 呂律 【ロレツ】 articulation

Readings

Japanese names:
たかし、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu:4
Korean:
ryul

Spanish

  • ley
  • regulación
  • regla
  • ritmo (musical)

Portuguese

  • ritmo
  • lei
  • regulamento
  • medida
  • controle

French

  • rythme
  • ordonner
  • loi
  • régulation
  • contrôle
  • jauge
877 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
1003 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
993 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1048 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
526 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
521 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
787 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
667 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
678 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
519 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
627 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
433 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
268 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
322 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
883 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10097 Morohashi
363 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1740 New Nelson (John Haig)
874 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
939 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
895 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2055 2001 Kanji
3i6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2520.7 Four corner code
1-46-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f8b Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
task, duties
Kun:
つと.める
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
111 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 務所 【ムショ】 prison
  • ムショ上がり 【ムショアガリ】 former prisoner
  • 政務 【セイム】 government affairs
  • 外務 【ガイム】 foreign affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 勤める 【つとめる】 to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in), to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of), to conduct a religious service

Readings

Japanese names:
つかさ、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu4
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • tarea
  • obligaciones
  • deber
  • cargo
  • servir
  • desempeñar un cargo

Portuguese

  • tarefa
  • deveres

French

  • tâche
  • devoir
  • travail
722 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
815 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
795 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
140 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3167 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
491 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
372 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1377 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
235 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
388 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
222 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1505 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
797 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1085 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1235 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2394 Morohashi
1173 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
546 New Nelson (John Haig)
1227 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1313 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
244 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
747 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
4i7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-6 SKIP code
1822.7 Four corner code
1-44-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d9 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 署員 【ショイン】 staff member, station employee, official
  • 高所 【コウショ】 high place, high altitude, heights, elevation, broad view
  • 随所 【ズイショ】 everywhere, at every turn

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 一所 【いっしょ】 one place, the same place, one person, together
  • 痛いところ 【いたいところ】 one's weak point, one's sore spot, raw nerve
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to mention, much less
  • 所じゃない 【どころじゃない】 not the time for, not the place for, far from, anything but, ... is out of the question, ... isn't the word for it
  • 大所 【おおどころ】 wealthy family, important person, bigwig
  • 居所 【いどころ】 whereabouts, address, place of temporary residence
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
1-29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code