Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
harbor
Kun:
みなと
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
495 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 港 【コウ】 harbour
  • 港内 【コウナイ】 inside the harbour, inside the harbor
  • 漁港 【ギョコウ】 fishing harbour, fishing harbor
  • 海港 【カイコウ】 port, seaport

Kun reading compounds

  • 港 【みなと】 harbour, harbor, port
  • 港区 【みなとく】 Harbour Ward (e.g. in Tokyo)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang3
Korean:
hang, gang

Spanish

  • puerto
  • portuario

Portuguese

  • Porto (navios)

French

  • port
397 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
280 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
445 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2630 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
337 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
698 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1583 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
669 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
680 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
909 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
737 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
440 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1818 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17783P Morohashi
605 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3242 New Nelson (John Haig)
1800 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1940 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
397 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a9.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3411.7 Four corner code
1-25-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e2f Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
gulf, bay, inlet
Kun:
いりえ
On:
ワン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
545 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 湾 【ワン】 bay, gulf, inlet
  • 湾岸 【ワンガン】 gulf coast, bay coast
  • メキシコ湾 【メキシコワン】 Gulf of Mexico
  • 内湾 【ナイワン】 enclosed bay, inlet, deep bay, basin

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wan1
Korean:
man

Spanish

  • golfo
  • bahía
  • ensenada
  • cala

Portuguese

  • golfo
  • baía
  • pequena enseada

French

  • golfe
  • baie
  • crique
1944 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1028 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2627 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
701 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1849 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
670 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
681 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
910 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1228 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
748 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
447 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1765 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17920 Morohashi
613 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3239 New Nelson (John Haig)
1749 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1886 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1562 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
352 2001 Kanji
3a9.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3012.7 Four corner code
1-47-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e7e Unicode hex code

12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
carry, luck, destiny, fate, lot, transport, progress, advance
Kun:
はこ.ぶ
On:
ウン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
255 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 運 【ウン】 fortune, luck
  • 運営 【ウンエイ】 management, administration, operation
  • 機運 【キウン】 opportunity, chance, good time (to do), trend, tendency, momentum
  • 命運 【メイウン】 fate, destiny

Kun reading compounds

  • 運ぶ 【はこぶ】 to carry, to transport, to move, to convey, to come, to go, to wield (a tool, etc.), to use, to go (well, etc.), to proceed, to progress

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yun4
Korean:
un

Spanish

  • suerte
  • destino
  • transportar

Portuguese

  • carregar
  • sorte
  • destino
  • objetivo
  • transportar
  • progresso
  • avanço

French

  • porter
  • chance
  • destin
  • destinée
  • sort
  • progrès
157 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
251 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
231 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
179 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4725 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
373 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
263 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1808 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
439 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
445 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
304 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
704 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3894 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2006 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2707 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
309 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38998P Morohashi
3140 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6092 New Nelson (John Haig)
303 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
325 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
157 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
389 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2q9.10 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3730.4 Four corner code
1-17-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
904b Unicode hex code

9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
escort, send
Kun:
おく.る
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
311 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 送球 【ソウキュウ】 throwing a ball, handball
  • 送還 【ソウカン】 sending home, repatriation, deportation
  • 葬送 【ソウソウ】 funeral, burial rites, attendance at a funeral
  • 移送 【イソウ】 transfer, transport, removal

Kun reading compounds

  • 送る 【おくる】 to send (a thing), to dispatch, to despatch, to transmit, to take or escort (a person somewhere), to see off (a person), to bid farewell (to the departed), to bury, to spend (time), to live one's life, to pass (down the line), to affix okurigana

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
song4
Korean:
song

Spanish

  • enviar
  • remitir
  • expedir

Portuguese

  • acompanhante
  • enviar

French

  • escorter
  • envoyer
268 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
349 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
331 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
220 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
192 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
260 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
441 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
447 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
206 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
686 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3837 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1968 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2664 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2035 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38842P Morohashi
3093 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6039 New Nelson (John Haig)
2016 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2172 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
440 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
335 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
2q6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3-2-6 SKIP code
3830.3 Four corner code
1-33-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9001 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

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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, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 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:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
business, vocation, arts, performance
Kun:
わざ
On:
ギョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
43 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 業 【ギョウ】 work, business, company, agency, study
  • 業界 【ギョウカイ】 business world, business circles, (the) industry
  • 鉱業 【コウギョウ】 mining industry
  • 興業 【コウギョウ】 promotion of industry, inauguration of a new industrial enterprise
  • 業 【ゴウ】 karma, result of one's karma, fate, destiny, uncontrollable temper
  • 業因 【ゴウイン】 karma
  • 罪業 【ザイゴウ】 sin, iniquity, crime
  • 正業 【ショウゴウ】 right action, correct meditative activity (in Jodo, saying the name of Amitabha)

Kun reading compounds

  • 業 【わざ】 deed, act, work, performance
  • 業師 【わざし】 tricky wrestler, shrewd fellow
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Japanese names:
なり、 のぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ye4
Korean:
eob

Spanish

  • negocio
  • industria
  • trabajo

Portuguese

  • negócios
  • vocação
  • artes
  • performance

French

  • activité
  • vocation
  • arts
  • représentation
  • karma
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
278 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
260 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
54 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
143 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
292 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2024 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.1 Japanese for Busy People
279 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
279 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
307 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1066 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3227 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2265 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1809 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15170 Morohashi
2612 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2789 New Nelson (John Haig)
1792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1931 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
74 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
419 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1064 2001 Kanji
0a13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
3290.4 Four corner code
1-22-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
696d Unicode hex code