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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On reading compounds

  • 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:
field
Parts:
world, boundary
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
158 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 界 【カイ】 community, circles, world, kingdom, erathem, field (electrical), border, boundary, division
  • 界隈 【カイワイ】 neighborhood, neighbourhood, vicinity
  • 球界 【キュウカイ】 the baseball world
  • 経済界 【ケイザイカイ】 economic world, financial circles, business community

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • borde
  • frontera
  • extensión
  • ámbito

Portuguese

  • mundo

French

  • monde
170 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
260 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
240 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
170 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2998 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
269 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
223 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
967 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
454 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
157 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1336 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
257 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21775 Morohashi
2563 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3739 New Nelson (John Haig)
251 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
266 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
164 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
320 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3654 2001 Kanji
5f4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
6022.8 Four corner code
1-19-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
754c Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not
Kun:
な.い
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
274 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 無 【ム】 nothing, naught, nought, nil, zero, un-, non-
  • 無意識 【ムイシキ】 unconsciousness, unconscious, involuntary, automatic, mechanical, unintentional, spontaneous, the unconscious (psychoanalysis)
  • 皆無 【カイム】 nonexistent, nil, none, nothing (at all), bugger-all
  • 虚無 【キョム】 nihility, nothingness
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 不気味 【ブキミ】 weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly

Kun reading compounds

  • 無い 【ない】 nonexistent, not being (there), unowned, not had, unpossessed, unique, not, impossible, won't happen, not, to not be, to have not
  • ないと行けない 【ないといけない】 have to (verb), must (verb), is indispensable, absolutely necessary
  • 苦無 【くない】 ninja throwing knives, mediaeval farming tool for digging, prying, etc.

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu2, mo2
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • nada
  • inexistente
  • prefijo negativo
  • no hay

Portuguese

  • Sem valor
  • nada
  • não sou/ estou
  • nihil
  • não

French

  • néant
  • rien
  • ne pas
  • non
  • in-
  • négatif
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
620 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
796 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
227 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2773 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
386 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
715 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1789 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2648 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1832 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1791 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19113 Morohashi
2135 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1775 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1913 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
179 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
600 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2340 2001 Kanji
4d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-8-4 SKIP code
8033.1 Four corner code
1-44-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7121 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
affinity, relation, connection, edge, border, verge, brink
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1291 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 縁 【エン】 fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together), relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection, family ties, affinity, opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship), pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes), narrow open-air veranda
  • 縁起 【エンギ】 omen, sign of luck, origin, history, causation, dependent arising, doctrine that everything has a cause and there is nothing that arises out of nothing
  • 遠縁 【トオエン】 distant relative
  • 内縁 【ナイエン】 de facto marriage, common-law marriage

Kun reading compounds

  • 縁 【ふち】 rim, brim, edge, brink
  • 縁石 【えんせき】 curb (stone), kerb
  • 盆の縁 【ぼんのふち】 edge of a tray
  • 縁取る 【ふちどる】 to border, to fringe, to hem, to edge
  • 縁 【ゆかり】 connection (to a person, place, etc.), relation, affinity
  • 縁の色 【ゆかりのいろ】 violet
  • 縁 【よすが】 something to rely on, aid, clue, way, means, someone to rely on, relative, reminder, memento
  • 縁 【へり】 edge (of a river, woods, etc.), shoulder (of a road), rim, brim, hem, margin, fringe, selvage, fabric border (of a tatami mat, etc.), edging
  • 縁石 【えんせき】 curb (stone), kerb
  • 縁 【えん】 fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together), relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection, family ties, affinity, opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship), pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes), narrow open-air veranda

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
yeon, dan

Spanish

  • afinidad
  • relación
  • conexión
  • borde
  • frontera
  • margen

Portuguese

  • afinidade
  • relação
  • conexão
  • margem
  • borda
  • limite
  • extremidade

French

  • affinité
  • relation
  • karma
  • rapport
  • bord
  • bordure
1030 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1362 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3585 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1244 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1641 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2660 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
732 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1548 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1754 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1384 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27656P Morohashi
1386 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4553 New Nelson (John Haig)
1372 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1790 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2751 2001 Kanji
6a9.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2793.2 Four corner code
1-17-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e01 Unicode hex code