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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  • 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

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, counter for letters, notes, documents, etc.
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
80 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 通 【ツウ】 authority, expert, connoisseur, well-informed person, counter for messages, letters, notes, documents, etc., understanding (esp. of male-female relations), tact, insight, supernatural powers, magical powers
  • 通院 【ツウイン】 going to the hospital for regular treatment
  • 富士通 【フジツウ】 Fujitsu
  • 食通 【ショクツウ】 gourmandism, gourmet, gourmand, foodie
  • 通 【ツウ】 authority, expert, connoisseur, well-informed person, counter for messages, letters, notes, documents, etc., understanding (esp. of male-female relations), tact, insight, supernatural powers, magical powers
  • 通院 【ツウイン】 going to the hospital for regular treatment

Kun reading compounds

  • 通る 【とおる】 to go by, to go past, to go along, to travel along, to pass through, to use (a road), to take (a route), to go via, to go by way of, to run (between; of a rail service, bus route, etc.), to operate (between), to connect, to go indoors, to go into a room, to be admitted, to be shown in, to be ushered in, to come in, to penetrate, to pierce, to skewer, to go through, to come through, to permeate, to soak into, to spread throughout, to carry (e.g. of a voice), to reach far, to be passed on (e.g. of a customer's order to the kitchen), to be relayed, to be conveyed, to pass (a test, a bill in the House, etc.), to be approved, to be accepted, to go by (a name), to be known as, to be accepted as, to have a reputation for, to be coherent, to be logical, to be reasonable, to be comprehensible, to be understandable, to make sense, to get across (e.g. of one's point), to be understood, to pass for, to come across as, to seem like, to be straight (e.g. wood grain), to be well-informed, to be wise, to do ... completely, to do ... thoroughly
  • 通り 【とおり】 avenue, street, way, road, coming and going, street traffic, flow (of water, air, etc.), transmission (of sound), reach (e.g. of voice), fame, reputation, popularity, the same status or way, as (e.g. as expected, as I said), understanding, comprehension, counter for sets of things, counter for methods, ways, types
  • 通り過ぎる 【とおりすぎる】 to go past, to pass, to pass by
  • 通す 【とおす】 to stick through, to force through, to spread throughout, to thoroughly diffuse, to make a path between two points, to proceed in a logical manner, to let pass, to allow through, to lead (someone) into (a house, room, etc.), to show in, to go through (a middleman), to (look, listen) through (a window, wall, etc.), to pass (a law, applicant, etc.), to force to accept, to force agreement, to continue (in a state), to persist in, to do to the entirety of, to cover all of, to span the whole ..., to do from beginning to end without a break, to convey (one's ideas, etc.) to the other party, to do to the end, to carry through, to complete
  • 通し 【とおし】 continuing from beginning to end, continuous run, consecutive run, appetizer, starter, hors d'oeuvre, performance of an entire play
  • 通し切符 【とおしきっぷ】 through ticket (e.g. rail, air), ticket good for multiple performances (e.g. both matinee and evening shows), all-day ticket, season ticket
  • 切通し 【きりどおし】 road (or railway) cut through hilly terrain, cutting
  • 通う 【かよう】 to go to and from (a place), to go back and forth between, to run between (e.g. bus, train, etc.), to ply between, to go to (school, work, etc.), to attend, to commute, to frequent, to circulate (e.g. blood, electricity), to be communicated (e.g. thought), to resemble

Readings

Japanese names:
とん、 どうし、 どおり、 みち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tong1, tong4
Korean:
tong

Spanish

  • atravesar
  • traspasar
  • hacer saber
  • pasar
  • ir y venir

Portuguese

  • tráfego
  • passar através de
  • avenida
  • comutar
  • sufixo para contagem de letras

French

  • circulation
  • passer par
  • avenue
  • trajet (travail)
  • compteur de lettres, notes, ...
281 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
193 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
176 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
71 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4703 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
201 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
261 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1239 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
150 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
150 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
695 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3855 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1982 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2678 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1420 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38892P Morohashi
3109 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6063 New Nelson (John Haig)
1408 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1511 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
97 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
198 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
2q7.18 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3-2-7 SKIP code
3730.2 Four corner code
1-36-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
901a Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
fit, suit, join, 0.1
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
41 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 合 【ゴウ】 gō, traditional unit of volume, approx. 0.1804 litres, gō, traditional unit of area, approx 0.33 metres square, one-tenth of the way from the base to the summit of a mountain, conjunction, sum, total, synthesis (in dialectics), minor premise (in hetuvidya), counter for covered containers, counter for matches, battles, etc.
  • 合意 【ゴウイ】 (coming to an) agreement, consent, mutual understanding, accord, consensus
  • 複合 【フクゴウ】 composite, combined, complex
  • 整合 【セイゴウ】 adjustment, coordination, integration, conformity
  • 合宿 【ガッシュク】 lodging together, training camp, boarding house
  • 合作 【ガッサク】 collaboration, joint work
  • 合戦 【カッセン】 battle, fight, fighting, engagement, contest
  • 合羽 【カッパ】 raincoat

Kun reading compounds

  • 合う 【あう】 to come together, to merge, to unite, to meet, to fit, to match, to suit, to agree with, to be correct, to be profitable, to be equitable, to do ... to each other, to do ... together
  • 合うも不思議、合わぬも不思議 【あうもふしぎあわぬもふしぎ】 dreams and fortune-telling are hit-and-miss
  • 合い 【あい】 between-season wear, spring and autumn clothing, spring and fall clothing, together, condition, situation, state, -ish
  • 合言葉 【あいことば】 password, watchword, motto, slogan
  • 待合 【まちあい】 rendezvous, meeting, assignation, area where guests gather before the start of a tea ceremony, waiting room, meeting place for assignations, drinking, etc.
  • 地合い 【じあい】 texture (cloth, fabric, paper), market tone, undertone, balance between the position of white and black stones (in go)
  • 合わす 【あわす】 to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
  • 合わせる 【あわせる】 to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
  • 合わせる顔がない 【あわせるかおがない】 too ashamed to meet

Readings

Japanese names:
あう、 あん、 い、 か、 こう、 ごお、 に、 ね、 や、 わい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
he2
Korean:
hab

Spanish

  • adecuado
  • apropiado
  • correcto
  • sentar bien
  • ser adecuado
  • ser correcto
  • hacer juego

Portuguese

  • encaixe
  • unir

French

  • correspondre
  • convenir
  • joindre
  • go (0,18 l ou 0,33 m)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
121 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
46 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
383 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
195 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
135 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
270 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
159 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
159 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
271 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
284 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2511 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1274 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1740 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
259 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3287 Morohashi
2019 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
715 New Nelson (John Haig)
253 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
269 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
33 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
124 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
2a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
1-25-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5408 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
blood
Parts:
Variants:
masses, great numbers, multitude, populace
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
450 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 衆 【シュウ】 great numbers (of people), numerical superiority, masses, people, folk, clique, bunch
  • 衆院 【シュウイン】 House of Representatives (lower house of the National Diet of Japan)
  • 若い衆 【ワカイシュ】 young man, youth, lad, servant boy, young shopboy
  • 全会衆 【ゼンカイシュウ】 the whole assembly, the whole congregation
  • 衆 【シュウ】 great numbers (of people), numerical superiority, masses, people, folk, clique, bunch
  • 衆院 【シュウイン】 House of Representatives (lower house of the National Diet of Japan)
  • 若い衆 【ワカイシュ】 young man, youth, lad, servant boy, young shopboy
  • 僧衆 【ソウシュウ】 large number of priests

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • multitud
  • masas

Portuguese

  • massas
  • grandes números
  • multidão
  • população

French

  • foule
  • grand nombre
  • multitude
  • peuple
806 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
901 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
705 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
570 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4210 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
651 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1720 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1762 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
792 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
806 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1194 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1612 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1724 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2342 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1874 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
33981 Morohashi
2683 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5417 New Nelson (John Haig)
1857 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2001 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
232 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
948 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
865 2001 Kanji
5h7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
2723.2 Four corner code
1-29-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8846 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
Variants:
stiff, hard
Kun:
かた.い
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1101 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 硬 【コウ】 hardness
  • 硬貨 【コウカ】 coin, hard currency
  • 生硬 【セイコウ】 crude, immature, unpolished
  • 超硬 【チョウコウ】 cemented carbide, superhard, ultrahard

Kun reading compounds

  • 硬い 【かたい】 hard, solid, tough, stiff, tight, wooden, unpolished (e.g. writing), strong, firm (not viscous or easily moved), safe, steady, honest, steadfast, obstinate, stubborn, bookish, formal, stuffy
  • かたいことは言いっこなし 【かたいことはいいっこなし】 let's put formalities aside, let's not speak so stiffly

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • rígido
  • duro
  • firme

Portuguese

  • duro
  • rígido

French

  • dur
  • raide
1260 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1149 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3193 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1598 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
766 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1635 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1009 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1046 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1309 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1403 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1518 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
802 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1095 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
702 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24230 Morohashi
1183 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4008 New Nelson (John Haig)
695 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
750 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1571 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3366 2001 Kanji
5a7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
1164.6 Four corner code
1-25-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
786c Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
freight, goods, property
Kun:
たから
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
822 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 貨幣 【カヘイ】 money, currency, coinage
  • 貨物 【カモツ】 cargo, freight, money or assets
  • 基軸通貨 【キジクツウカ】 key currency
  • 英貨 【エイカ】 British currency, pound sterling

Kun reading compounds

  • 宝 【たから】 treasure

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • dinero
  • moneda
  • bienes
  • artículos

Portuguese

  • frete
  • bens
  • propriedade

French

  • fret
  • biens
357 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
455 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
432 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
911 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4493 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
220 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
921 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
752 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
765 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
857 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1724 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3113 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1594 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1019 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36678 Morohashi
2465 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5781 New Nelson (John Haig)
1010 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1085 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
561 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2161 2001 Kanji
7b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
2480.6 Four corner code
1-18-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ca8 Unicode hex code