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

Chinese:
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

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
73 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 動 【ドウ】 motion
  • 動員 【ドウイン】 mobilization, mobilisation
  • 人事異動 【ジンジイドウ】 personnel change, personnel shift, reshuffle, (annual) staff reassignment
  • 異動 【イドウ】 change (personnel), transfer, reshuffle

Kun reading compounds

  • 動く 【うごく】 to move, to stir, to shift, to shake, to swing, to operate, to run, to go, to work, to make a move, to take action, to act, to go into action, to be touched, to be influenced, to change, to vary, to fluctuate, to waver, to be transferred
  • 動く歩道 【うごくほどう】 moving walkway, moving sidewalk, travelator
  • 動かす 【うごかす】 to move, to shift, to stir, to budge, to change position, to inspire, to rouse, to move (e.g. feeling), to influence, to change, to alter, to deny, to operate, to set in motion, to get going, to mobilize (e.g. troops), to mobilise, to deploy, to manage (e.g. funds)

Readings

Japanese names:
るぎ
Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mover
  • movimiento
  • moverse
  • trasladar

Portuguese

  • mover
  • movimento
  • mudança
  • jáfusão
  • trocar
  • agitar

French

  • bouger
  • mouvement
  • changement
  • confusion
  • secouer
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
384 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
362 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
86 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
169 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
231 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
64 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2232 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2390 Morohashi
1778 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
549 New Nelson (John Haig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
47 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
385 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2245 2001 Kanji
2g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-2 SKIP code
2412.7 Four corner code
1-38-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d5 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
silver
Kun:
しろがね
On:
ギン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
395 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 銀 【ギン】 silver (Ag), silver coin, money, silver medal, silver colour, silver color, bank, silver general
  • 銀色 【ギンイロ】 silver (color, colour)
  • 世銀 【セギン】 World Bank
  • 水銀 【スイギン】 mercury (Hg)

Kun reading compounds

  • 銀 【ぎん】 silver (Ag), silver coin, money, silver medal, silver colour, silver color, bank, silver general
  • 銀鯵 【しろがねあじ】 lookdown (Selene vomer)

Readings

Japanese names:
うん、 かな、 かね
Chinese:
yin2
Korean:
eun

Spanish

  • plata

Portuguese

  • prata

French

  • argent
196 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
281 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
263 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
264 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
379 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
268 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
313 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
313 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1817 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2156 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40355 Morohashi
1722 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6268 New Nelson (John Haig)
1459 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1569 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
427 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8713.2 Four corner code
1-22-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9280 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
river
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
663 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 川 【カワ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 星河 【セイガ】 Milky Way
  • 決河 【ケッカ】 river breaking through (its dikes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 川 【かわ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 追河 【おいかわ】 freshwater minnow, pale chub (Zacco platypus)
  • 恋河 【こいかわ】 oceans of love

Readings

Japanese names:
かっ、 こ、 こう
Chinese:
he2
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • río
  • corriente

Portuguese

  • rio

French

  • rivière
  • fleuve
561 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
658 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
628 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
698 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2530 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
633 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
669 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
597 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1170 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
148 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17245 Morohashi
336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3102 New Nelson (John Haig)
146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
679 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
349 2001 Kanji
3a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3112.0 Four corner code
1-18-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb3 Unicode hex code