Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sea, ocean
Kun:
うみ
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 海運 【カイウン】 maritime, marine transportation
  • 海域 【カイイキ】 area of ocean
  • 公海 【コウカイ】 high seas, international waters
  • 内海 【ウチウミ】 inlet, bay, inland sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 海 【うみ】 sea, ocean, waters
  • 海辺 【うみべ】 beach, seashore, seaside, coast
  • 内海 【うちうみ】 inlet, bay, inland sea
  • 血の海 【ちのうみ】 sea of blood, pool of blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あま、 うな、 うん、 え、 か、 た、 ひろ、 ひろし、 ぶ、 まち、 まま、 み、 め、 わたる
Chinese:
hai3
Korean:
hae

Spanish

  • mar
  • océano
  • playa

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • mar

French

  • mer
  • océan
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
88 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2553 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
99 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
211 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17450 Morohashi
384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3133 New Nelson (John Haig)
461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.7 Four corner code
19-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d77 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
burglar, rebel, traitor, robber
On:
ゾク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2045 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 賊 【ゾク】 thief, robber, burglar, rebel, insurgent, traitor
  • 賊害 【ゾクガイ】 harm, killing, destruction at the hands of rebels
  • 空賊 【クウゾク】 air pirate, air piracy
  • 凶賊 【キョウゾク】 villain

Readings

Chinese:
zei2, ze2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • ladrón
  • rebelde
  • traidor

Portuguese

  • assaltante
  • rebelde
  • traidor
  • ladrão

French

  • bandit
  • rebelle
  • traitre
  • cambrioleur
  • voleur
1537 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1999 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1426 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1782 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1807 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1946 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1584 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1744 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1932 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1029 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1391 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
363 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36759 Morohashi
1530 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5801 New Nelson (John Haig)
357 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
381 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1669 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3959 2001 Kanji
7b6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
6385.0 Four corner code
34-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cca Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
Variants:
war, battle, match
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
78 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 戦 【セン】 war, battle, match, game, competition
  • 戦域 【センイキ】 war area, battlefield, theater, theatre
  • 開戦 【カイセン】 outbreak of war, starting a war
  • 回戦 【カイセン】 counter for numbering the rounds in a tournament, fight with ... rounds (e.g. boxing)

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 戦斧 【せんぷ】 battleaxe
  • 負け戦 【まけいくさ】 lost battle
  • 勝ち戦 【かちいくさ】 victory
  • 戦う 【たたかう】 to make war (on), to wage war (against), to go to war (with), to fight (with), to do battle (against), to compete (against), to struggle (against adversities, etc.), to fight, to contend, to resist
  • 戦く 【おののく】 to shake (from fear, cold, excitement, etc.), to shudder, to tremble
  • 戦ぐ 【そよぐ】 to rustle, to sway, to stir, to flutter
  • 戦慄く 【わななく】 to tremble, to shiver, to shake

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhan4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • guerra
  • batalla
  • lucha
  • pelear
  • batallar
  • combatir
  • luchar

Portuguese

  • guerra
  • batalha
  • disputa

French

  • guerre
  • bataille
  • match
448 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
555 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
526 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
88 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1810 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
399 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
301 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
301 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
839 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1948 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11631P Morohashi
1787 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2037 New Nelson (John Haig)
1929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2079 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
32 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
608 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
959 2001 Kanji
4n9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9355.0 Four corner code
3355.0 Four corner code
32-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6226 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
regiment, party, company, squad
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
605 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 隊 【タイ】 party, group, crew, team, body, company (of troops), corps, unit, squad
  • 隊員 【タイイン】 troops, group members, team members
  • 陸上自衛隊 【リクジョウジエイタイ】 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, JGSDF
  • 航空自衛隊 【コウクウジエイタイ】 Japan Air Self-Defense Force, JASDF

Readings

Chinese:
dui4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • grupo
  • partido
  • banda

Portuguese

  • regimento
  • partido
  • companhia
  • esesquadrão

French

  • régiment
  • compagnie
  • brigade
  • groupe
462 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
567 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
540 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
470 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5010 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
366 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1877 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
795 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
809 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
779 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
746 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
762 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
452 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1315 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41750X Morohashi
625 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6468 New Nelson (John Haig)
1306 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1403 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
225 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
593 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3651 2001 Kanji
2d9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
7823.2 Four corner code
34-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
968a Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
eaves, roof, house, heaven
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
883 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 宇 【ウ】 counter for buildings, etc.
  • 宇宙 【ウチュウ】 universe, cosmos, space
  • 航宇 【コウウ】 aerospace
  • 堂宇 【ドウウ】 edifice, temple, hall

Readings

Japanese names:
いえ、 たか、 ひろ、 ひろし
Chinese:
yu3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • edificio grande
  • cielo
  • sensación

Portuguese

  • Beira de telhado
  • teto
  • casa
  • paraíso

French

  • firmament
  • cieux
  • auvent
  • toit
  • maison
829 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
811 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
757 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1280 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1286 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
459 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
285 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
990 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1027 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1252 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
465 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2699 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1377 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1863 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1672 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7067 Morohashi
2175 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1309 New Nelson (John Haig)
1656 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1785 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
839 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
747 2001 Kanji
3m3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3040.1 Four corner code
17-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b87 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
mid-air, air, space, sky, memorization, interval of time
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1005 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 宙 【チュウ】 space, air, midair, (from) memory, (by) heart
  • 宙返り 【チュウガエリ】 somersault, looping-the-loop
  • 小宇宙 【ショウウチュウ】 microcosmos, microcosm
  • 大宇宙 【ダイウチュウ】 macrocosmos, macrocosm, the universe, the cosmos

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ、 ゆ
Chinese:
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • en el aire
  • espacio
  • cielo
  • firmamento

Portuguese

  • aéreo
  • ar
  • espaço
  • céu
  • memorização
  • intervalo de tempo

French

  • plein ciel
  • air
  • espace
  • mémorisation
  • intervalle de temps
947 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
935 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
993 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1291 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1303 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
463 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
673 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
991 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1028 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1253 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
472 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2761 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1413 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1118 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7108 Morohashi
2221 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1318 New Nelson (John Haig)
1109 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1190 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
868 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
776 2001 Kanji
3m5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3060.2 Four corner code
35-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b99 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
punish, penalty, sentence, punishment
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
864 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 刑 【ケイ】 penalty, sentence, punishment
  • 刑事 【ケイジ】 (police) detective, criminal matter
  • 量刑 【リョウケイ】 judge's sentence, assessment of a case
  • 求刑 【キュウケイ】 recommended sentence, prosecution's demand for punishment

Readings

Japanese names:
おさか、 ぎょう
Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • pena
  • sentencia
  • castigo

Portuguese

  • Punir
  • penalidade
  • sentença
  • punição

French

  • peine
  • sanction
  • condamnation
  • punition
1193 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
848 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
670 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1001 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1091 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
258 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
887 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
908 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1052 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
185 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1024 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
555 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
734 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
686 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1886 Morohashi
830 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
461 New Nelson (John Haig)
679 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
734 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1061 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3243 2001 Kanji
2f4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1240.0 Four corner code
23-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5211 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, aka, nickname, alternative name, also known as
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code