Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
lake
Kun:
みずうみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1344 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 湖 【コ】 lake (in place names)
  • 湖沼 【コショウ】 lakes and marshes
  • 汽水湖 【キスイコ】 brackish lake
  • 塩水湖 【エンスイコ】 saltwater or saline lake

Kun reading compounds

  • 湖 【みずうみ】 lake
  • 白鳥の湖 【はくちょうのみずうみ】 Swan Lake (ballet)

Readings

Japanese names:
うみ、 み
Chinese:
hu2
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • lago

Portuguese

  • lago

French

  • lac
394 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
293 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
276 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1086 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
573 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
699 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1584 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
467 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
475 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
453 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1220 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
736 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
439 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
551 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
150 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17836 Morohashi
604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3240 New Nelson (John Haig)
148 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
159 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
396 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
346 2001 Kanji
3a9.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3712.0 Four corner code
24-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e56 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
south
Kun:
みなみ
On:
ナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
341 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 南 【ナン】 south wind tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of south wind tiles
  • 南海 【ナンカイ】 southern sea
  • 東南 【トウナン】 south-east
  • 西南 【セイナン】 south-west
  • 南 【ナン】 south wind tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of south wind tiles
  • 南海 【ナンカイ】 southern sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 南 【みなみ】 south
  • 南アフリカ 【みなみアフリカ】 South Africa
  • 東南 【とうなん】 south-east
  • 西南 【せいなん】 south-west

Readings

Japanese names:
なみ、 は、 みな、 みまみ
Chinese:
nan2, na1
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • Sur

Portuguese

  • sul

French

  • sud
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
208 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
190 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
205 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
778 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
157 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
29 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
912 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
74 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
74 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
41 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
247 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2584 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1320 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1791 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1627 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2750 Morohashi
2082 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
619 New Nelson (John Haig)
1613 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1740 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
401 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
186 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1553 2001 Kanji
2k7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
38-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5357 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
focus, government ministry, conserve
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
548 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 省察 【セイサツ】 reflection, consideration
  • 省字 【ショウジ】 simplification of a kanji
  • 三省 【サンセイ】 frequent reflection (meditation)
  • 内省 【ナイセイ】 introspection, reflection on one's self
  • 省 【ショウ】 ministry, department, province (of China), saving, conserving
  • 省エネルギー 【ショウエネルギー】 energy conservation, economical use of energy, energy-saving
  • 郵政省 【ユウセイショウ】 (former) Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (now Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
  • 厚生省 【コウセイショウ】 Ministry of Health and Welfare (now Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)

Kun reading compounds

  • 省みる 【かえりみる】 to reflect on (oneself, past conduct, etc.), to contemplate, to examine, to think over, to introspect
  • 省く 【はぶく】 to omit, to leave out, to exclude, to eliminate, to curtail, to save, to cut down, to economize, to economise

Readings

Japanese names:
さとし、 み
Chinese:
sheng3, xing3
Korean:
seong, saeng

Spanish

  • omisión
  • departamento del gobierno
  • omitir
  • eliminar
  • reflexionar

Portuguese

  • foco
  • ministério de governo
  • umservar

French

  • faire le point (introspection)
  • abréviation
  • omission
  • économie
  • ministère
  • éliminer
640 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
546 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
516 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
245 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
218 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
408 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
760 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1013 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
145 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
145 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
389 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1382 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3100 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2164 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
125 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23179 Morohashi
2449 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3916 New Nelson (John Haig)
124 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
131 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
528 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1179 2001 Kanji
5c4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
4-9-2 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
9060.2 Four corner code
30-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7701 Unicode hex code