Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
submerge, conceal, hide, lower (voice), hush
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 潜水 【センスイ】 diving, submerging, going underwater
  • 潜在 【センザイ】 potentiality, dormancy, latency
  • 原潜 【ゲンセン】 nuclear submarine
  • 対潜 【タイセン】 antisubmarine

Kun reading compounds

  • 潜む 【ひそむ】 to lurk, to be hidden, to be concealed, to lie dormant, to be latent
  • 潜る 【もぐる】 to dive (into or under water), to get under, to get into, to get in, to creep into, to crawl under, to bury oneself, to burrow into, to dig oneself into, to snuggle under, to hide oneself (esp. from the government), to conceal oneself, to go underground
  • 潜る 【くぐる】 to go under, to pass under, to go through, to pass through, to dive (into or under the water), to evade, to get around, to slip past, to survive, to surmount
  • 潜める 【ひそめる】 to hide, to conceal, to lower volume (of a sound or one's voice) so as not to be heard, to become quiet and inconspicuous

Readings

Chinese:
qian2
Korean:
jam

Spanish

  • esconderse
  • ocultarse
  • silenciar

Portuguese

  • submergir
  • esconder
  • ocultar
  • abaixar (voz)
  • calar

French

  • s'immerger
  • se cacher
  • se dissimuler
  • s'embusquer
  • voix basse
  • chut!
1497 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1302 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2703 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1458 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1501 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2272 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
937 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
967 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1393 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1251 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
922 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
680 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
852 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18241 Morohashi
746 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3337 New Nelson (John Haig)
844 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
907 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1779 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
378 2001 Kanji
3a12.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
3516.3 Four corner code
32-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6f5c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
exist, outskirts, suburbs, located in
Kun:
あ.る
On:
ザイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
211 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 在 【ザイ】 country, countryside, outskirts, suburbs, situated in, resident in
  • 在外 【ザイガイ】 overseas, abroad
  • 顕在 【ケンザイ】 being actual (as opposed to hidden or latent), being apparent, being obvious, being tangible, being revealed
  • 介在 【カイザイ】 exiting (between), interposition, intervention, involvement

Kun reading compounds

  • 有る 【ある】 to be, to exist, to live, to have, to be located, to be equipped with, to happen, to come about
  • 在るが儘 【あるがまま】 in truth, as it is, as you are, in practice

Readings

Japanese names:
あり
Chinese:
zai4
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • existir
  • pueblo natal
  • alrededores
  • ser

Portuguese

  • existir
  • arredores
  • subúrbios
  • localizados em

French

  • exister
  • banlieue
  • situé à
613 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
711 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
684 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
243 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1055 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
258 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
314 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
268 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
268 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
588 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
349 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3704 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4881 Morohashi
2984 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
975 New Nelson (John Haig)
685 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
740 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
182 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
659 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b3.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
4021.4 Four corner code
26-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5728 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
accept, undergo, answer (phone), take, get, catch, receive
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
136 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 受 【ジュ】 vedana (sensation)
  • 受益 【ジュエキ】 benefitting by, benefiting by
  • 授受 【ジュジュ】 giving and receiving, transferring, transfer, changing hands
  • 収受 【シュウジュ】 reception, receiving

Kun reading compounds

  • 受ける 【うける】 to receive, to get, to catch (e.g. a ball), to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.), to sustain (damage), to incur (a loss), to suffer (an injury), to feel (influence), to undergo (e.g. surgery), to take (a test), to accept (a challenge), to be given (e.g. life, talent), to find funny, to find humorous, to be amused (by), to follow, to succeed, to be descended from, to face (south, etc.), to be modified by, to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee, to be well-received, to become popular, to go down well
  • 受かる 【うかる】 to pass (examination)

Readings

Japanese names:
じょ
Chinese:
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • recipiente
  • acepción
  • aceptar
  • recibir
  • tomar
  • aprobar examen

Portuguese

  • aceitar
  • sofrer
  • atender (telefone)
  • tomar
  • obter
  • pegar
  • receber

French

  • subir
  • recevoir
  • accepter
  • répondre (téléphone)
  • prendre
  • obtenir
240 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
319 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
303 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
223 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2826 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
272 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
394 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
730 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
260 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
260 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
269 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
270 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3076 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2146 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
743 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3159 Morohashi
2421 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
678 New Nelson (John Haig)
735 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
794 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
298 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
304 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2067 2001 Kanji
2h6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
2-6-2 SKIP code
2-1-7 SKIP code
2040.7 Four corner code
28-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53d7 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
faith, truth, fidelity, trust
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
208 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 信 【シン】 honesty, sincerity, fidelity, trust, reliance, confidence, (religious) faith, devotion, counter for received messages
  • 信金 【シンキン】 credit union (guild)
  • 逓信 【テイシン】 communications (e.g. post, tele.)
  • 外信 【ガイシン】 external communication

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 しが、 しな、 しの、 しぶ、 とき、 のび、 のぶ、 まこと
Chinese:
xin4, shen1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • confianza
  • sinceridad
  • información
  • verdad

Portuguese

  • verdade
  • fidelidade
  • confiança

French

  • foi
  • vérité
  • fidélité
  • confiance
  • communication
437 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
544 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
513 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
198 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
454 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
149 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
320 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
782 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
157 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
157 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
640 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
97 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
75 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
84 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
978 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
707 Morohashi
100 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
221 New Nelson (John Haig)
969 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1043 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
527 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2177 2001 Kanji
2a7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2026.1 Four corner code
31-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fe1 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 someone of that nature, someone doing that work
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Chinese:
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code