Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
source, origin
Kun:
みなもと
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
738 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 源 【ゲン】 source, origin
  • 源氏 【ゲンジ】 Genji (the character in the Genji Monogatari), the Minamoto family
  • 震源 【シンゲン】 hypocentre (of an earthquake), hypocenter
  • 財源 【ザイゲン】 source of funds, resources, finances

Kun reading compounds

  • 源 【みなもと】 source (of a river), fountainhead, source, origin, root
  • 河の源 【かわのみなもと】 fountainhead

Readings

Japanese names:
はら、 みな、 もと
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • fuente
  • origen

Portuguese

  • fonte
  • origem

French

  • source
  • origine
864 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
853 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
827 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2656 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
893 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1486 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1863 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
580 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
589 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
854 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1231 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
806 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
470 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
600 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
144 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17926 Morohashi
656 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3274 New Nelson (John Haig)
142 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
153 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
958 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
341 2001 Kanji
3a10.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
3119.6 Four corner code
1-24-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e90 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
sagacious, genius, excellence
On:
シュン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1007 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 俊 【シュン】 excellence, genius
  • 俊足 【シュンソク】 swiftness of foot, fast runner, swift horse, fleet steed, person of great talent, gifted person
  • 英俊 【エイシュン】 genius, prodigy

Readings

Japanese names:
すぐる、 とし
Chinese:
jun4, zun4
Korean:
jun

Spanish

  • excelente
  • sobresaliente

Portuguese

  • sagaz
  • gênio
  • excelência

French

  • sagacité
  • génie
  • excellence
  • avisé
1371 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1321 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
448 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1472 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1050 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1039 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1845 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1997 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1424 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
96 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
77 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
86 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1023 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
674 Morohashi
102 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
216 New Nelson (John Haig)
1014 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1089 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1228 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2167 2001 Kanji
2a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2324.7 Four corner code
1-29-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fca Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
trust, request
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
708 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 頼信紙 【ライシンシ】 telegram form, telegram blank
  • 無頼 【ブライ】 villainous, rascally, knavish, independent, self-reliant
  • 市井無頼 【シセイブライ】 urban villain, street hoodlum

Kun reading compounds

  • 頼む 【たのむ】 to request, to beg, to ask, to call, to order, to reserve, to entrust to, to rely on, please, please do
  • 頼むから 【たのむから】 please!, I'm asking you, for heaven's sake
  • 頼もしい 【たのもしい】 reliable, trustworthy, hopeful, promising
  • 頼る 【たよる】 to rely on, to depend on, to count on, to turn to (for help)

Readings

Japanese names:
よち、 より
Chinese:
lai4
Korean:
roe

Spanish

  • solicitud
  • petición
  • solicitar
  • pedir
  • de confianza
  • confiar en
  • depender de

Portuguese

  • confiança
  • solicitação

French

  • confiance
  • demande
1889 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
706 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5129 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1172 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1009 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2506 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1613 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
572 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1890 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2041 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1075 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1681 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43529P Morohashi
1615 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6635 New Nelson (John Haig)
1665 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1794 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1864 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1561 2001 Kanji
9a7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
5198.6 Four corner code
1-45-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
983c Unicode hex code