Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
rapids, current, torrent, shallows, shoal
Kun:
On:
ライ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1152 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Kun reading compounds

  • 瀬 【せ】 shallows, shoal, rapids, current, torrent, position, place, chance, opportunity
  • 瀬戸 【せと】 strait, channel
  • 早瀬 【はやせ】 swift current, rapids
  • 高瀬 【たかせ】 shallow river, shallows, flatboat, river boat

Readings

Japanese names:
いわた、 がせ、 しげ、 せい、 せっ
Chinese:
lai4
Korean:
roe

Spanish

  • corriente de agua
  • rápidos
  • torrente
  • tiempo
  • ocasión

Portuguese

  • corredeiras
  • corrente
  • torrente
  • baixios
  • banco de areia

French

  • rapides
  • courant
  • torrent
  • hauts fonds
1469 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
947 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2735 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1037 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1509 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2794 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1513 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1614 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1845 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1259 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
995 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
545 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
717 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1682 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18672P Morohashi
806 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3384 New Nelson (John Haig)
1666 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1795 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1914 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
361 2001 Kanji
3a16.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-16 SKIP code
3118.6 Four corner code
32-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
702c Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63)
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
575 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 戸 【コ】 counter for houses, households, apartments, etc.
  • 戸外 【コガイ】 open-air, outdoors
  • 一戸 【イッコ】 one house, household
  • 下戸 【ゲコ】 someone who can't drink, non-drinker, temperate man

Kun reading compounds

  • 戸 【と】 door (esp. Japanese-style), shutter, window shutter, entrance (to a home), narrows
  • 戸惑い 【とまどい】 being at sea, losing one's bearings, confusion, wonderment
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto, city in NE Tokushima pref, Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 引き戸 【ひきど】 sliding door

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 へ
Chinese:
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • puerta
  • casa
  • puerta corrediza

Portuguese

  • Porta

French

  • porte
  • compteur de maisons
  • radical porte (no 63)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
120 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
108 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
342 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
126 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
551 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
59 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
152 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
152 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
534 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2429 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1227 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1691 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1085 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11696X Morohashi
1930 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2048 New Nelson (John Haig)
1076 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3060 2001 Kanji
4m0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
3020.7 Four corner code
3027.7 Four corner code
24-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6238 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
occasion, side, edge, verge, dangerous, adventurous, indecent, time, when
Kun:
きわ-ぎわ
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
183 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 際 【サイ】 on the occasion of, circumstances, juncture
  • 際会 【サイカイ】 meeting, facing, confronting
  • 学際 【ガクサイ】 interdisciplinary
  • 援助交際 【エンジョコウサイ】 paid dating (esp. with an underage girl; oft. involving selling of sex), compensated dating

Kun reading compounds

  • 際 【きわ】 edge, brink, verge, side, time, moment of
  • 際立つ 【きわだつ】 to be prominent, to be conspicuous
  • 今際の際 【いまわのきわ】 verge of death, dying moments

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ji4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • límite
  • frontera
  • asociación
  • unión
  • ocasión

Portuguese

  • ocasião
  • lado
  • margem
  • limite
  • indecente
  • ousado
  • perigoso
  • vez
  • quando

French

  • occasion
  • côté
  • accotement
  • bord
  • dangereux
  • aventureux
  • indécent
  • temps
  • quand
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
710 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
683 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
300 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5018 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
424 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
992 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2073 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
618 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
628 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
474 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
750 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
874 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
503 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1305 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41820 Morohashi
714 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6478 New Nelson (John Haig)
1296 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1392 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
189 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
789 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3641 2001 Kanji
2d11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
1-2-11 SKIP code
7729.1 Four corner code
26-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
969b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
politics, government
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
17 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 政 【マツリゴト】 rule, government
  • 政界 【セイカイ】 political world
  • 農政 【ノウセイ】 agricultural administration
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule
  • 摂政 【セッショウ】 regency, regent

Kun reading compounds

  • 政 【まつりごと】 rule, government
  • 政所 【まんどころ】 official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period), titled lady (legal wife of an important official), government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods), clerk working for large temples and shrines
  • 政所 【まんどころ】 official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period), titled lady (legal wife of an important official), government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods), clerk working for large temples and shrines

Readings

Japanese names:
ただ、 まさ
Chinese:
zheng4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • política
  • gobierno
  • reglas

Portuguese

  • política
  • governo

French

  • politique
  • gouvernement
646 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
746 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
724 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
50 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2045 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
124 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
586 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
881 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
483 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
492 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
530 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
937 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
779 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
387 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13135X Morohashi
1142 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2335 New Nelson (John Haig)
381 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
407 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
23 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
700 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3166 2001 Kanji
4i5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1814.0 Four corner code
32-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653f Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
scheme, plan, policy, step, means
On:
サク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
209 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 策 【サク】 plan, policy, means, measure, stratagem, scheme
  • 作戦 【サクセン】 tactics, strategy, military operation, naval operation
  • 施策 【シサク】 policy, measure
  • 国策 【コクサク】 national policy

Readings

Chinese:
ce4
Korean:
chaeg

Spanish

  • esquema
  • plan
  • estrategia

Portuguese

  • esquema
  • plano
  • política
  • passo
  • meios

French

  • moyen
  • plan
  • stratégie
  • politique
  • projet
  • mesures
795 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
883 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
873 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
256 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
695 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1604 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1767 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
880 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
901 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1057 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1477 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3320 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1720 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2338 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
957 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26009 Morohashi
2679 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4284 New Nelson (John Haig)
948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1019 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
256 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
945 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2364 2001 Kanji
6f6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8890.2 Four corner code
26-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b56 Unicode hex code