Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
lively, resuscitation, being helped, living
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
171 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 活 【カツ】 living, life, judo art of resuscitation, action, activity
  • 活字 【カツジ】 printing type, movable type, printed text, print
  • 死活 【シカツ】 life and death, life or death
  • 就活 【シュウカツ】 job hunting, job searching

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo2
Korean:
hwal, gwal

Spanish

  • vida
  • energía
  • actividad

Portuguese

  • vivo
  • resuscitação
  • existência
  • ser ajudado
  • vida

French

  • vivant
  • animé
  • résurrection
  • être aidé
174 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
99 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
244 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
203 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2552 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
198 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
681 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
819 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
237 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
517 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1185 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
460 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
285 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
145 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17423 Morohashi
385 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3132 New Nelson (John Haig)
143 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
154 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
132 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
172 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3216.4 Four corner code
1-19-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d3b Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
enter
Parts:
enter, insert
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
56 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 入園 【ニュウエン】 enrollment in kindergarten, enrolment in nursery school, entering a park, garden, zoo, etc.
  • 入院 【ニュウイン】 hospitalization, hospitalisation
  • 輸出入 【ユシュツニュウ】 export and import
  • 納入 【ノウニュウ】 payment (taxes, fees, etc.), supply (of goods), delivery
  • 入水 【ジュスイ】 suicide by drowning, drowning oneself, entering the water, hitting the water
  • 入御 【ニュウギョ】 emperor's return to the imperial palace

Kun reading compounds

  • 入る 【いる】 to get in, to go in, to come in, to flow into, to set, to set in
  • 入満 【イルマン】 brother, lay brother, non-ordained member of a Christian religious order
  • 入れる 【いれる】 to put in, to let in, to take in, to bring in, to insert, to install (e.g. software), to set (a jewel, etc.), to ink in (e.g. tattoo), to admit, to accept, to employ, to hire, to accept, to comply, to grant, to adopt (a policy, etc.), to take (advice, etc.), to listen to, to pay attention to, to include, to pay (one's rent, etc.), to cast (a vote), to make (tea, coffee, etc.), to turn on (a switch, etc.), to send (a fax), to call
  • 入る 【はいる】 to enter, to go into, to break into, to join, to enroll, to contain, to hold, to accommodate, to have (an income of), to get turned on, to start functioning, to start working, to get, to obtain, to receive, to score

Readings

Japanese names:
いり、 いる、 に、 の、 りり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ru4
Korean:
ib

Spanish

  • entrar
  • insertar
  • admitir
  • introducir
  • meter

Portuguese

  • entrar
  • inserir

French

  • entrer
  • insérer
125 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
63 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
74 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
574 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
39 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
17 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
15 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
52 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
52 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
186 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
150 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4177 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2113 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2859 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
786 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1415 Morohashi
3370 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
366 New Nelson (John Haig)
779 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
842 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
65 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
8 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3562 2001 Kanji
0a2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
3-1-1 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
1-38-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5165 Unicode hex code