Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
performance, act, play, render, stage
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
267 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 演技 【エンギ】 acting, performance
  • 演歌 【エンカ】 enka, traditional-style Japanese popular ballad, troubadour
  • 共演 【キョウエン】 appearing together (in a film, play, etc.), performing together (at a concert, etc.), acting together, co-starring, playing together (in a sports match)
  • 再演 【サイエン】 another showing (of a play), playing the same role again (i.e. of an actor), recapitulation

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan3
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • expresar
  • realizar
  • llevar a cabo
  • poner en práctica
  • representar

Portuguese

  • performance
  • ato
  • jogo
  • fazer
  • estágio

French

  • interpréter
  • représentation
  • jouer
  • numéro
  • réciter
  • mettre en scène
553 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
650 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
621 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
222 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
806 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
708 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2079 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
344 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
344 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
616 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1239 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
855 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
491 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
630 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2026 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18130 Morohashi
697 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3310 New Nelson (John Haig)
2007 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2163 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
413 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
785 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
361 2001 Kanji
3a11.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
3318.6 Four corner code
1-17-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6f14 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
calculate, divining, number, abacus, probability
Kun:
そろ
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
361 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 算 【サン】 divining sticks, counting, calculation
  • 算出 【サンシュツ】 calculation, computation
  • 通算 【ツウサン】 total, sum, aggregate
  • 公算 【コウサン】 probability, likelihood

Kun reading compounds

  • 算盤 【そろばん】 abacus, soroban, calculation (esp. of profit and loss), reckoning
  • 算盤勘定 【そろばんかんじょう】 counting on the abacus, cost-benefit calculation, profit calculation
  • 電算 【でんそろ】 electronic calculator combined with a soroban

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suan4
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • cálculo
  • cómputo
  • expectativas

Portuguese

  • calcular
  • advinhar
  • número
  • ábaco
  • probabilidade

French

  • calculer
  • prédire
  • nombre
  • abaque (boulier)
  • probabilité
219 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
142 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
128 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
333 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3415 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
720 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
797 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2213 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
747 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
760 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
356 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1485 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3351 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1737 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2359 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
955 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26146 Morohashi
2702 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4316 New Nelson (John Haig)
946 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1017 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
499 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
232 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
6f8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-8 SKIP code
8844.6 Four corner code
1-27-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b97 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, kid, teenager, youngster, young (non-adult) person, (one's) child, offspring, young woman, young (animal), offshoot, interest, new share, player who is not a dealer, young geisha, young prostitute, bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 (true) Tokyoite, Edoite, Tokyo native
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th term of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st term of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code