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

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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

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
marsh, lake, bog, swamp, pond
Kun:
ぬま
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1467 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 沼地 【ヌマチ】 marshland, wetland, swampland
  • 沼沢 【ショウタク】 marsh, swamp, bog
  • 湖沼 【コショウ】 lakes and marshes
  • 池沼 【チショウ】 ponds and swamps, mentally-handicapped person

Kun reading compounds

  • 沼 【ぬま】 marsh, swamp, wetland, bog, pond, being hooked (on a video game, TV show, etc.)
  • 沼田 【ぬまた】 marshy rice field or paddy

Readings

Chinese:
zhao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • pantano
  • lago
  • estanque

Portuguese

  • pântano
  • lago
  • charco
  • brejo
  • lagoa

French

  • marais
  • lac
  • marécage
  • mare
  • étang
1395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2521 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1463 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
595 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
996 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1033 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1842 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1173 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
398 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
254 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
302 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
139 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17257 Morohashi
339 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3091 New Nelson (John Haig)
137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
145 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1201 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a5.24 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3716.2 Four corner code
30-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cbc Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
water
Kun:
みずみず-
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 水 【スイ】 Wednesday, shaved ice (served with flavored syrup), water (fifth of the five elements)
  • 水位 【スイイ】 water level
  • 用水 【ヨウスイ】 irrigation water, water for fire, city water, cistern water
  • 浄水 【ジョウスイ】 clean water

Kun reading compounds

  • 水 【みず】 water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water), fluid (esp. in an animal tissue), liquid, flood, floodwaters, water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout, break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
  • 水揚げ 【みずあげ】 landing, unloading (e.g. a ship), catch (of fish), takings, sales (of a shop), defloration (e.g. of a geisha), preservation (of cut flowers, in ikebana)
  • 飲み水 【のみみず】 drinking water, potable water
  • 呼び水 【よびみず】 pump-priming, rousing, stimulation

Readings

Japanese names:
うず、 ずみ、 つ、 ど、 み、 みさ、 みつ、 みな、 みん
Chinese:
shui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • agua

Portuguese

  • água

French

  • eau
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
40 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
144 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2482 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
16 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
68 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
54 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
21 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
19 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
10 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
132 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17083 Morohashi
10 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3030 New Nelson (John Haig)
130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
31 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
3a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
1223.0 Four corner code
31-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c34 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
substance, quality, matter, temperament
Kun:
たちただ.すもとわりふ
On:
シツシチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N4
389 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 質 【シツ】 quality, value, nature, inherent quality, character, logical quality
  • 質疑 【シツギ】 question, interpellation
  • 変質 【ヘンシツ】 alteration (of character or essence), change in quality, transformation, deterioration, degeneration, transmutation
  • タンパク質 【タンパクシツ】 protein
  • 質 【シチ】 pawn, pawned article, pledge, security, guarantee
  • 質屋 【シチヤ】 pawnshop
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article

Kun reading compounds

  • 質 【たち】 nature (of a person), disposition, temperament, nature (of something), character, kind, sort
  • 質がいい 【たちがいい】 good-natured, of good character
  • 質す 【ただす】 to enquire of someone about something (inquire), to question

Readings

Chinese:
zhi2, zhi4
Korean:
jil, ji

Spanish

  • substancia
  • contenido
  • simplicidad
  • calidad
  • depósito
  • custodia

Portuguese

  • substância
  • qualidade
  • matéria
  • temperamento

French

  • substance
  • matière
  • qualité
  • tempérament
628 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
369 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
325 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
176 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
176 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1737 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3483 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1146 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36833 Morohashi
2808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5817 New Nelson (John Haig)
1137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1219 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
359 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
808 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
7b8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
2-13-2 SKIP code
7280.6 Four corner code
28-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cea Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support
Kun:
たも.つ
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
146 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 保育 【ホイク】 nursing, nurturing, rearing, lactation, suckling
  • 保安 【ホアン】 peace preservation, security, safety
  • 留保 【リュウホ】 reserving, withholding
  • 生保 【セイホ】 life insurance, livelihood protection, public assistance, welfare
  • 保する 【ホスル】 to guarantee
  • 保安 【ホウアン】 Hōan era (1120.4.10-1124.4.3), Hoan era
  • 永保 【エイホウ】 Eihō era (1081.2.10-1084.2.7), Eiho era
  • 太保 【タイホウ】 Grand Protector (lowest of the top three civil positions of the Zhou Dynasty), Minister of the Right (official in Nara and Heian periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 保つ 【たもつ】 to keep, to preserve, to hold, to retain, to maintain, to sustain, to last, to endure, to keep well (food), to wear well, to be durable

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 お、 ぶ、 もり、 やす、 やすし
Chinese:
bao3
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • garantizar
  • mantener
  • preservar
  • proteger
  • apoyar

Portuguese

  • proteger garantia
  • guarda
  • preservar
  • sustentar
  • apoiar

French

  • protéger
  • garantir
  • garder
  • préserver
  • conserver
  • soutenir
716 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
808 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
787 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
166 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
455 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
351 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
319 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
781 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
498 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
665 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
102 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
72 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
77 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1006 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
702 Morohashi
96 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 New Nelson (John Haig)
997 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1072 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
163 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
705 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2164 2001 Kanji
2a7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2629.4 Four corner code
42-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fdd Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
enter
Parts:
whole, entire, all, complete, fulfill
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
75 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 全 【ゼン】 all, whole, entire, complete, overall, pan-, omni-, toti-
  • 全域 【ゼンイキ】 the whole area
  • 腎不全 【ジンフゼン】 kidney failure, renal failure
  • 大全 【タイゼン】 encyclopedia, complete works

Kun reading compounds

  • 全く 【まったく】 really, truly, entirely, completely, wholly, perfectly, indeed, good grief (expression of exasperation)
  • 全くする 【まったくする】 to accomplish, to fulfill, to carry out
  • 全て 【すべて】 everything, all, the whole, entirely, completely, wholly, all
  • すべての道はローマに通ず 【すべてのみちはローマにつうず】 all roads lead to Rome

Readings

Japanese names:
たけ、 まさ
Chinese:
quan2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • completo
  • total
  • enteramente
  • completamente

Portuguese

  • inteiro
  • todo
  • tudo
  • completar
  • preencher

French

  • totalité
  • entier
  • tout
  • complet
  • accomplir
267 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
347 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
330 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
57 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
384 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
212 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
340 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
271 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
89 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
89 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
160 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
49 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2514 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1277 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1743 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
269 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1424X Morohashi
2022 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
145 New Nelson (John Haig)
263 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
281 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
70 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
272 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2872 2001 Kanji
2a4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
8010.4 Four corner code
33-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5168 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
special
On:
トク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
234 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 特産 【トクサン】 being produced in a particular region, local specialty
  • 特異 【トクイ】 unique, peculiar, singular
  • 在特 【ザイトク】 Special Permission to Stay in Japan, residence status that can be granted to illegal immigrants or overstayers
  • 超特 【チョウトク】 double extra large, 2XL, XXL

Readings

Chinese:
te4
Korean:
teug

Spanish

  • especial

Portuguese

  • Especial

French

  • spécial
685 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
586 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
760 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
153 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2860 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
411 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
215 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
282 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
282 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
398 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1293 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
852 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
252 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20013 Morohashi
945 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3541 New Nelson (John Haig)
246 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
261 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
186 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
554 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2448 2001 Kanji
4g6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
2454.1 Four corner code
38-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7279 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
separate, branch off, diverge, fork, another, extra, specially
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
214 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 別 【ベツ】 distinction, difference, discrimination, separate, different, another, extra, exception, exclusion, classified by, ranked by, according to
  • 別院 【ベツイン】 branch temple
  • 無差別 【ムサベツ】 indiscrimination, without discrimination, indiscriminate
  • 告別 【コクベツ】 farewell, leave-taking

Kun reading compounds

  • 別れる 【わかれる】 to part (usu. of people), to part from, to part with, to be apart from, to separate (of a couple), to break up, to divorce, to lose (e.g. one's mother), to be bereaved
  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell

Readings

Japanese names:
べっ
Chinese:
bie2
Korean:
byeol

Spanish

  • separar
  • aparte
  • distinto
  • dividirse

Portuguese

  • separar
  • ramo desligado
  • divergir
  • garfo
  • outro
  • extra
  • especialmente

French

  • séparer
  • spécialement
  • diverger
  • extra
  • un autre
508 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
607 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
579 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
255 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
674 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
288 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
127 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
435 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
267 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
267 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
397 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
188 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
760 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1032 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
91 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1924 Morohashi
1117 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
467 New Nelson (John Haig)
90 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
94 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
227 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
490 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3743 2001 Kanji
2f5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
6220.0 Four corner code
42-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5225 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
set aside, give up, suspend, discontinue, lay aside, except
Kun:
お.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
818 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 措置 【ソチ】 measure, step, action
  • 措辞 【ソジ】 wording, phraseology, diction
  • 特措 【トクソ】 special measure, special measures
  • 挙措 【キョソ】 behavior, behaviour, manner

Kun reading compounds

  • 措く 【おく】 to stop (doing something), to cease, to put aside, to leave as is, to leave alone, to exclude, to except

Readings

Chinese:
cuo4
Korean:
jo, chaeg

Spanish

  • poner a un lado
  • poner aparte
  • exceptuar

Portuguese

  • por de lado
  • desistir
  • suspender
  • descontinuar
  • exceto

French

  • mettre à l'écart
  • rejeter
  • abandonner
  • suspendre
  • renvoyer
  • exclure
1507 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
922 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1930 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1506 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1365 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1200 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1263 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1476 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
906 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
610 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
463 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1196 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12286 Morohashi
502 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2190 New Nelson (John Haig)
1188 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1272 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1441 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1378 2001 Kanji
3c8.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5406.1 Four corner code
33-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63aa Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
net 网 (罒, ⺲, 罓, ⺳)
Parts:
placement, put, set, deposit, leave behind, keep, employ, pawn
Kun:
お.く-お.き
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
277 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 置換 【チカン】 substitution, replacement, permutation, substitution, displacement
  • 置換可能引数データ 【チカンカノウヒキスウデータ】 replaceable parameter data
  • 留置 【リュウチ】 detention (usu. during investigation), imprisonment, poundage, custody
  • 倒置 【トウチ】 turning upside down, placing nonessentials before essentials

Kun reading compounds

  • 置く 【おく】 to put, to place, to leave (behind), to establish (an organization, a facility, a position, etc.), to set up, to appoint (someone to a certain position), to hire, to employ, to place (one's trust, one's faith, etc.), to bear (in mind, etc.), to put down a tool (e.g. a pen) hence stopping what one is doing with that tool, to take in (boarders, etc.), to provide lodging in one's house, to separate spatially or temporally, to do something in advance, to leave something in a certain state, to keep something in a certain state

Readings

Japanese names:
おき、 おけ、 き
Chinese:
zhi4
Korean:
chi

Spanish

  • poner
  • colocar
  • situar

Portuguese

  • colocação
  • por
  • colocar
  • depositar
  • abandonar
  • manter
  • empregar
  • hipotecar

French

  • placer
  • poser
  • déposer
  • faire à l'avance
  • laisser derrière
  • garder
  • employer
  • gage
469 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
570 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
545 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
322 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3644 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
345 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
831 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2232 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
426 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
432 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
262 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1466 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3222 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2262 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
840 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28298 Morohashi
2608 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4645 New Nelson (John Haig)
832 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
895 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
312 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
610 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3675 2001 Kanji
5g8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
3-1-12 SKIP code
6071.6 Four corner code
35-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f6e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma
  • 法案 【ホウアン】 bill (law), measure
  • 航法 【コウホウ】 sailing, navigation
  • 会社更生法 【カイシャコウセイホウ】 Corporate Rehabilitation Law
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 法面 【のりめん】 slope (e.g. of embankment)
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code