Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
haven, port, harbor, ferry
Kun:
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1036 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 津液 【シンエキ】 saliva, spit, spittle, fluid (in Chinese medicine, esp. a colourless bodily fluid, e.g. tears)
  • 津々 【シンシン】 gushing, overflowing, everlasting, unfailing, endless
  • 京津 【ケイシン】 Kyoto-Otsu, Kyoto and Otsu, Kyoto-Settsu, Kyoto and Settsu
  • 入津 【ニュウシン】 entering a port

Kun reading compounds

  • 津 【つ】 Tsu (city in Mie), harbour, harbor, port, ferry
  • 津波 【つなみ】 tsunami, tidal wave
  • 大津 【おおつ】 Ōtsu (city in Shiga)
  • 秋津 【あきつ】 dragonfly

Readings

Japanese names:
ず、 ち、 と
Chinese:
jin1
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • puerto
  • transbordador
  • desbordado
  • inundado

Portuguese

  • abrigo
  • porto
  • balsa

French

  • havre
  • port
  • bac
1434 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
679 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2543 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
975 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1469 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
826 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
668 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
679 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1397 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1188 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
334 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17396 Morohashi
390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3122 New Nelson (John Haig)
328 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
350 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1275 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3510.7 Four corner code
1-36-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d25 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
lightly, trifling, unimportant
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
790 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 軽 【ケイ】 light (e.g. aircraft, truck), light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp), kei car
  • 軽快 【ケイカイ】 light (of movements), nimble, sprightly, springy, light-hearted, cheerful, buoyant, jaunty, casual (e.g. clothing), rhythmical (e.g. melody), taking a turn for the better (of an illness), receding of symptoms, recovery, convalescence
  • 軽々 【ケイケイ】 indiscreetly, thoughtlessly, carelessly, frivolously
  • 酌量減軽 【シャクリョウゲンケイ】 reduction of punishment in the light of extenuating circumstances
  • 軽忽 【キョウコツ】 indiscreet, thoughtless, absurd, laughable, disdaining, belittling
  • 常不軽 【ジョウフキョウ】 Sadaparibhuta (bodhisattva)
  • 剽軽 【ヒョウキン】 facetious, droll, funny

Kun reading compounds

  • 軽い 【かるい】 light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), effortless, nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, lighthearted (e.g. joke), easy, simple, indiscriminate
  • 軽石 【かるいし】 pumice stone
  • 軽やか 【かろやか】 light, easy, non-serious, minor
  • 軽んじる 【かろんじる】 to look down on, to make light of

Readings

Chinese:
qing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • ligero
  • insignificante
  • poco serio
  • fácil

Portuguese

  • ligeiramente
  • insignificante
  • sem importância

French

  • léger
  • insignifiant
  • sans importance
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
269 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
650 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4620 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
598 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
547 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1909 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1015 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
724 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38281 Morohashi
1515 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5953 New Nelson (John Haig)
717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
774 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
395 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1572 2001 Kanji
7c5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
5701.4 Four corner code
1-23-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8efd Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
acquiesce, hear, listen to, be informed, receive
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
775 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 承 【ショウ】 second line of a four-line Chinese poem
  • 承諾 【ショウダク】 consent, approval, acceptance, agreement, compliance
  • 伝承 【デンショウ】 handing down (information), legend, tradition, folklore, transmission
  • 永承 【エイショウ】 Eishō era (1046.4.14-1053.1.11)
  • 承安 【ショウアン】 Shōan era (1171.4.21-1175.7.28), Jōan era
  • 承応 【ショウオウ】 Shōō era (1652.9.18-1655.4.13), Jōō era

Kun reading compounds

  • 承る 【うけたまわる】 to hear, to be told, to know, to receive (order), to undertake, to comply, to take (a reservation, etc.)
  • 受ける 【うける】 to receive, to get, to catch (e.g. a ball), to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.), to sustain (damage), to incur (a loss), to suffer (an injury), to feel (influence), to undergo (e.g. surgery), to take (a test), to accept (a challenge), to be given (e.g. life, talent), to find funny, to find humorous, to be amused (by), to follow, to succeed, to be descended from, to face (south, etc.), to be modified by, to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee, to be well-received, to become popular, to go down well

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ、 こと、 すけ、 つぎ、 よし、 うけ
Chinese:
cheng2
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • conceder
  • heredar
  • escuchar
  • ser informado

Portuguese

  • aquiescer
  • escutar
  • ser informado
  • receber

French

  • consentir
  • entendre
  • écouter
  • être informé
  • recevoir
639 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
736 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
713 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
861 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
197 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
854 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
557 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
760 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
942 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
972 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
819 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
848 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
16 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1919 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11852 Morohashi
16 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2088 New Nelson (John Haig)
1901 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2050 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
688 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
0a7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-7 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
4-8-1 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
1723.2 Four corner code
1-30-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
627f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
shining, bright
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
697 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 昭 【ショウ】 nth year in the Shōwa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7)
  • 昭和 【ショウワ】 Shōwa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7), reminiscent of the Shōwa era, Shōwa-nostalgic, old-fashioned, quaint, old-school
  • 昭昭 【ショウショウ】 clear, bright, plain, obvious

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 かず、 かずみ、 てる
Chinese:
zhao1
Korean:
so, jo

Spanish

  • luminoso
  • brillante

Portuguese

  • brilhar
  • brilhante

French

  • briller
249 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
331 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
315 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
549 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
517 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1406 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
841 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
997 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1034 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
867 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
987 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
602 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
88 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13855 Morohashi
894 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2446 New Nelson (John Haig)
87 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
91 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
4c5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
6706.2 Four corner code
1-30-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
662d Unicode hex code