Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
abyss, edge, deep pool, the depths
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1593 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 淵源 【エンゲン】 origin
  • 淵酔 【エンスイ】 type of imperial banquet held during the Heian period and later, being dead drunk, being very drunk
  • 深淵 【シンエン】 abyss, ravine
  • 海淵 【カイエン】 (ocean) deep, deepest part of a trench

Kun reading compounds

  • 淵 【ふち】 deep pool, deep water, abyss, depths (e.g. of despair, etc.), grip (e.g. of death)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan1
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • abismo
  • profundidades (mar
  • río)

Portuguese

French

1538 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2625 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1858 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
732 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
547 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
17692 Morohashi
3237 New Nelson (John Haig)
2966 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3a9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3210.0 Four corner code
1-42-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6df5 Unicode hex code

13 strokes (also 14)
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
cover, lid, flap
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2388 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 蓋果 【ガイカ】 pyxidium
  • 蓋然 【ガイゼン】 probability
  • 鰓蓋 【エラブタ】 gill cover, operculum
  • 口蓋 【コウガイ】 palate

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓋 【ふた】 cover, lid, cap
  • 蓋を開ける 【ふたをあける】 to open the lid, to lift a lid, to open the lid (on), to make public, to start (something), to look at the results (consequences, outcome, effect), to look at the condition of something, to open (of a theatre)
  • ポケ蓋 【ポケふた】 manhole cover decorated with Pokémon creatures
  • 臭い物に蓋 【くさいものにふた】 looking the other way, hushing up a problem
  • 蓋し 【けだし】 certainly, really, truly, indeed, possibly, maybe, perhaps, probably
  • 覆う 【おおう】 to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gai4, ge3, he2
Korean:
gae, hab

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4019 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1286 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31652X Morohashi
2503 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5155 New Nelson (John Haig)
2388 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1561 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k10.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-4-10 SKIP code
4410.7 Four corner code
1-19-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84cb Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
be resuscitated, revived, perilla, shiso
Kun:
よみがえ.る
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1968 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 蘇 【ソ】 Soviet Union
  • 酥 【ソ】 condensed milk
  • 日ソ 【ニッソ】 Japan and the Soviet Union, Japanese-Soviet
  • 中ソ 【チュウソ】 China and the Soviet Union, Soviet-Chinese, Sino-Soviet
  • 蘇格蘭 【スコットランド】 Scotland
  • 蘇芳 【スオウ】 sappanwood (Caesalpinia sappan), sappanwood dye (red in colour), layered colour (light brown on the front, dark red beneath)

Kun reading compounds

  • 蘇る 【よみがえる】 to be resurrected, to be resuscitated, to be rehabilitated, to be revived, to be refreshed, to be restored, to be recalled (e.g. memories), to be brought back

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
su1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • revivir
  • resucitar
  • rehabilitar
  • planta aromática

Portuguese

French

4097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2841 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3032 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2115 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
32427X Morohashi
5252 New Nelson (John Haig)
2380 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2463 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k16.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-16 SKIP code
2-4-16 SKIP code
4439.4 Four corner code
1-33-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8607 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Kun:
ふみあや
On:
ブンモン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 文 【ブン】 sentence, composition, text, writings, the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts), academia, literature, statement
  • 文章 【ブンショウ】 writing, composition, essay, article, passage, prose, (writing) style, sentence
  • 作文 【サクブン】 writing (an essay, prose, etc.), composition, formal writing with little real meaning
  • 和文 【ワブン】 Japanese text, sentence in Japanese
  • 文 【モン】 mon, one-thousandth of a kan (unit of currency 1336-1870), mon, traditional unit used for shoe and sock sizes (approx. 2.4 cm), letter, character, sentence, scripture, incantation
  • 紋 【モン】 (family) crest, coat of arms, pattern, figure, playing card suit (in karuta)
  • 三文 【サンモン】 paltry amount of money, cheapness, worthlessness, three one-mon coins
  • ご注文 【ゴチュウモン】 order, request

Kun reading compounds

  • 文 【ふみ】 letter, writings
  • 文香 【ふみこう】 scented insert (to enclose with a letter), perfumed insert
  • 雁の文 【かりのふみ】 (a) letter
  • 日文 【ひふみ】 Hifumi (script)
  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 文無鳥 【あやなしどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 言葉は身の文 【ことばはみのあや】 words betray one's character

Readings

Japanese names:
かざり、 ふ、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • letras
  • literatura

Portuguese

  • sentença
  • literatura
  • estilo
  • arte
  • decoração
  • figuras
  • plano

French

  • phrase
  • littérature
  • style
  • art
  • décoration
  • figure (de style)
  • plan
  • radical littéraire (no. 67)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
68 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
71 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
86 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
111 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
949 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13450 Morohashi
1962 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2364 New Nelson (John Haig)
1725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
89 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
35 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
2j2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0040.0 Four corner code
1-42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code