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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  • 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

5 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
29 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生育 【セイイク】 birth and growth, giving birth and raising, development, breeding
  • 回生 【カイセイ】 resurrection, resuscitation, regeneration, university student in ... year
  • 公衆衛生 【コウシュウエイセイ】 sanitation, public health
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生家 【セイカ】 house where one was born, parents' house
  • 転生 【テンセイ】 transmigration of souls, reincarnation
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, barbarous, callous, brutal, cruel, heartless

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, dough, batter, inherent quality, one's true character, one's true colours, unglazed pottery, skin with no make-up
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (sex), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, insufficient, incomplete, half-baked, half-hearted, perfunctory, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現生 【げんなま】 real money, cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Chinese:
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
attitude, condition, figure, appearance, voice (of verbs)
Kun:
わざ.と
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
353 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 態 【タイ】 condition, figure, appearance, voice
  • 態勢 【タイセイ】 attitude, posture, preparedness, readiness
  • 旧態 【キュウタイ】 old state of affairs
  • 動態 【ドウタイ】 movement, dynamic state

Kun reading compounds

  • 態と 【わざと】 on purpose
  • 態とらしい 【わざとらしい】 unnatural, affected, studied, forced

Readings

Chinese:
tai4
Korean:
tae

Spanish

  • figura
  • apariencia
  • actitud
  • situación

Portuguese

  • atitude
  • condição
  • figura
  • aparecimento
  • voz (de verbos)

French

  • attitude
  • condition
  • état
  • apparence
  • forme (d'un verbe)
840 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
771 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
748 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
354 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1743 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
835 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1310 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
387 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
388 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
451 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
797 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2478 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2024 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11052 Morohashi
2847 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1947 New Nelson (John Haig)
2005 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2161 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
330 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
798 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2758 2001 Kanji
4k10.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-4 SKIP code
2-4-10 SKIP code
2233.1 Four corner code
2133.1 Four corner code
34-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
614b Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
lineage, system
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
567 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 系 【ケイ】 system, lineage, group, corollary, system (range of strata that correspond to a particular time period), (taxonomical) series
  • 系統 【ケイトウ】 system, lineage, ancestry, family line, group (e.g. of colors) (colours), family (e.g. of languages), party, school (of thought), close (evolutionary) relationship, a population sharing a common ancestor (in genetics), strain (e.g. bacterial)
  • 日系 【ニッケイ】 (of) Japanese descent, non-Japanese of Japanese descent, nikkeijin, company, etc. set up with Japanese capital, company managed by Japanese or non-Japanese of Japanese descent
  • 水系 【スイケイ】 water system, river system, drainage system

Readings

Chinese:
xi4, ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • sistema
  • conexión
  • relación
  • linaje

Portuguese

  • linhagem
  • sistema

French

  • lignée
  • système
765 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
844 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
195 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
634 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1617 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
908 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
930 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
449 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1504 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2443 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27223 Morohashi
1944 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4433 New Nelson (John Haig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1492 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
849 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2241 2001 Kanji
6a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2-4-3 SKIP code
2090.3 Four corner code
23-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cfb Unicode hex code