Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
current, a sink, flow, forfeit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
280 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 流 【リュウ】 fashion, way, style, manner, school (of thought), class, rank, rate, current (electrical, water, etc.), flow, stream
  • 旒 【リュウ】 counter for flags, banners, etc.
  • 清流 【セイリュウ】 clear stream
  • 火砕流 【カサイリュウ】 pyroclastic flow
  • 流 【ル】 exile
  • 流刑 【リュウケイ】 exile, banishment, deportation
  • 配流 【ハイル】 exile, banishment
  • 中流 【チュウル】 banishment (to a somewhat distant province), middle-degree punishment of the three banishment punishments under the ritsuryo system

Kun reading compounds

  • 流れる 【ながれる】 to stream, to flow (liquid, time, etc.), to run (ink), to be washed away, to be carried, to drift, to float (e.g. clouds), to wander, to stray, to sweep (e.g. rumour, fire), to spread, to circulate, to be heard (e.g. music), to be played, to lapse (e.g. into indolence, despair), to pass, to elapse, to be transmitted, to be called off, to be forfeited, to disappear, to be removed
  • 流れ 【ながれ】 flow (of a fluid or gas), stream, current, flow (of people, things), passage (of time), tide, passing, (changing) trends, tendency, course (of events), (step-by-step) procedure, process, group of people who remain together after the end of an event, descent, ancestry, school, forfeiture, foreclosure, cancellation, drifting, wandering, roaming
  • 流れ込む 【ながれこむ】 to flow into, to pour into, to stream into
  • 流す 【ながす】 to drain, to pour, to spill, to shed (blood, tears), to wash away, to distribute (e.g. electricity over wires, music over a PA system, etc.), to circulate, to broadcast, to beam, to cruise (e.g. taxi), to float, to set adrift, to call off (a meeting, etc.), to exile, to banish

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 ながれ、 めぐる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • corriente
  • derramar
  • verter

Portuguese

  • corrente
  • afundar
  • fluxo
  • derrocada

French

  • courant
  • style
  • mode
  • évier
  • flux
  • confisquer (un article en gage)
334 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
432 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
409 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
296 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2576 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
329 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
682 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1332 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
247 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
247 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
279 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1200 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
325 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
771 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17572P Morohashi
441 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3160 New Nelson (John Haig)
764 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
826 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
235 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
367 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
357 2001 Kanji
3a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3011.3 Four corner code
3411.3 Four corner code
1-46-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d41 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 光学 【コウガク】 optics
  • 光栄 【コウエイ】 honour, honor, glory, privilege
  • 脚光 【キャッコウ】 footlight, limelight
  • 発光 【ハッコウ】 emission (of light), radiation (of light), luminescence

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)
  • 柔らかな光 【やわらかなひかり】 soft light

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
1-24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
Variants:
purification, Buddhist food, room, worship, avoid, alike
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1155 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 斎場 【サイジョウ】 funeral hall, ceremony site
  • 斎戒 【サイカイ】 purification
  • 大斎 【タイサイ】 Great Lent, Great Fast
  • 小斎 【ショウサイ】 abstinence (in Catholicism)

Kun reading compounds

  • 斎 【とき】 meals exchanged by parishioners and priests
  • 忌む 【いむ】 to avoid, to refrain from, to shun, to detest
  • 祝う 【いわう】 to celebrate, to congratulate, to observe (a festival), to present (a gift) in celebration, to drink in celebration, to wish for (a happy future, good fortune, etc.), to pray for
  • 斎く 【いつく】 to worship, to enshrine

Readings

Japanese names:
いつき、 さえ、 ひとし、 いつ、 きよ、 ただ、 とき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhai1
Korean:
jae, ja

Spanish

  • purificación y culto
  • habitación para aislarse

Portuguese

  • purificação
  • comida de Budistas
  • quarto
  • adorar
  • evitar
  • da mesma forma
  • semelhante

French

  • purification
  • nourriture bouddhiste
  • pièce
  • adorer
  • éviter
  • semblable
1291 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1363 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1269 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1394 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1478 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1575 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1781 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1875 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2622 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1817 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1748 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13467 Morohashi
2115 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2368 New Nelson (John Haig)
1732 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1869 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1503 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
2j9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
0022.4 Four corner code
1-26-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
658e Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
likeness, like, such as, as if, better, best, equal
Kun:
ごと.し
On:
ジョニョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1704 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 如月 【キサラギ】 second month of the lunar calendar
  • 如雨露 【ジョウロ】 watering can, watering pot, sprinkling can
  • 躍如 【ヤクジョ】 vivid, lifelike, graphic
  • 鞠躬如 【キッキュウジョ】 deferential, humble, reverent, respectful
  • 如 【ニョ】 tathata (the ultimate nature of all things)
  • 如実 【ニョジツ】 reality, actuality, actual conditions, true situation, faithful representation, vivid depiction, ultimate reality, absolute truth
  • 一如 【イチニョ】 oneness
  • 形影一如 【ケイエイイチニョ】 being inseparable as a form and its shadow, a person's deed mirrors the good or evil of his mind, husband and wife being never apart

Kun reading compounds

  • 如し 【ごとし】 like, as if, the same as

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ね、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ru2
Korean:
yeo

Spanish

  • análogo
  • parecido
  • tal como
  • igual a
  • obedecer

Portuguese

  • semelhança
  • gostar
  • tal como
  • como se
  • melhor
  • igual

French

  • ressemblance
  • comme
  • comme si
  • mieux
  • meilleur
  • égal
  • similaire
  • paraître
1383 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1521 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1189 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1539 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1184 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
412 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1747 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1870 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1441 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
433 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
239 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
154 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
101 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6060 Morohashi
207 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1178 New Nelson (John Haig)
100 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
104 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
337 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1069 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1777 2001 Kanji
3e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
4640.0 Four corner code
1-39-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5982 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
square jewel, corner, angle, edge
On:
ケイ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1837 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 圭角 【ケイカク】 rough edges (of one's character, words, etc.), abrasiveness, harshness, sharpness, edges (of a gem)
  • 圭璧 【ケイヘキ】 ritual jades worn by feudal lords in ancient China
  • 刀圭 【トウケイ】 doctor
  • 尖形 【センケイ】 pointed, pointy, acuminate
  • 圭角 【ケイカク】 rough edges (of one's character, words, etc.), abrasiveness, harshness, sharpness, edges (of a gem)
  • 圭璧 【ケイヘキ】 ritual jades worn by feudal lords in ancient China

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 きよ、 たま、 よし、 かど、 きよし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gui1
Korean:
gyu

Spanish

  • joya cuadrada de la Antigua China

Portuguese

French

  • joyau carré
  • angle
  • coin
1052 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1928 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
267 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2042 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2688 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
157 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4887 Morohashi
2165 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
973 New Nelson (John Haig)
155 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
167 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3b3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
4010.4 Four corner code
1-23-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
572d Unicode hex code