Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
fire
Kun:
-びほ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
574 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 火 【カ】 Tuesday, fire (second of the five elements)
  • 火炎瓶 【カエンビン】 Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb, gasoline bomb
  • 発火 【ハッカ】 ignition, catching fire, firing (e.g. gun), discharging
  • 小火 【ボヤ】 small fire

Kun reading compounds

  • 火 【ひ】 fire, flame, blaze
  • 火口 【ひぐち】 burner, nozzle, origin of a fire
  • 飛び火 【とびひ】 leaping flames, flying sparks, spread of fire (due to leaping flames), repercussions in unanticipated areas, spilling over, effects of an incident spreading to those seemingly uninvolved, impetigo contagiosa
  • 不知火 【しらぬい】 phosphorescent light, mysterious lights on the sea, sea fire

Readings

Chinese:
huo3
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • fuego
  • flama
  • llama

Portuguese

  • fogo

French

  • feu
13 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
8 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
432 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2743 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
15 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
69 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
52 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
20 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1260 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2911 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
163 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18850 Morohashi
3463 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3394 New Nelson (John Haig)
161 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
27 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1162 2001 Kanji
4d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
1-1-3 SKIP code
9080.0 Four corner code
1-18-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
706b Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
disaster, calamity, woe, curse, evil
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
976 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 災害 【サイガイ】 calamity, disaster, misfortune
  • 災難 【サイナン】 calamity, misfortune, disaster
  • 労災 【ロウサイ】 work-related injury, work-related illness, work-related death, on-the-job accident, workers' compensation insurance
  • 防災 【ボウサイ】 disaster preparedness, prevention of damage resulting from a natural disaster, protection against disaster

Kun reading compounds

  • 災い 【わざわい】 disaster, calamity, misfortune, trouble, woes
  • 災いする 【わざわいする】 to be the ruin of (a person)

Readings

Chinese:
zai1
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • desastre
  • calamidad
  • catástrofe

Portuguese

  • desastre
  • calamidade
  • desgraça
  • maldição
  • mau

French

  • désastre
  • catastrophe
  • calamité
  • malheur
789 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
707 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
680 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1061 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1448 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
788 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1510 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1335 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1418 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
873 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1263 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2734 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
169 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18879 Morohashi
2206 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3400 New Nelson (John Haig)
167 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
179 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
667 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2762 2001 Kanji
4d3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
2280.9 Four corner code
1-26-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
707d Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
admonish, commandment
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
366 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 警官 【ケイカン】 police officer, policeman, constable
  • 警戒 【ケイカイ】 vigilance, caution, alertness, precaution, being on guard
  • 県警 【ケンケイ】 prefectural police
  • 府警 【フケイ】 prefectural police

Kun reading compounds

  • 戒める 【いましめる】 to warn against, to caution against, to admonish, to scold, to rebuke, to prohibit, to forbid, to ban, to be cautious, to detest, to loathe, to punish

Readings

Chinese:
jing3
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • amonestar
  • advertir

Portuguese

  • advertir
  • mandamentos

French

  • réprimander
  • avertissement
  • commandement
857 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
847 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
410 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4439 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
902 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
912 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
706 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
719 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
476 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1657 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3595 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2512 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
343 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35989 Morohashi
2893 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5705 New Nelson (John Haig)
336 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
358 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
454 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1005 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1977 2001 Kanji
7a12.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-12-7 SKIP code
4860.1 Four corner code
1-23-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b66 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
report, news, reward, retribution
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
167 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 報 【ホウ】 information, news, report, reward, retribution
  • 報告 【ホウコク】 report, information
  • 会報 【カイホウ】 bulletin (issued by a society), report, newsletter
  • 注意報 【チュウイホウ】 warning (e.g. for a storm), advisory

Kun reading compounds

  • 報いる 【むくいる】 to reward, to recompense, to repay, to retaliate, to get revenge

Readings

Chinese:
bao4
Korean:
bo, bu

Spanish

  • informar
  • recompensar
  • responder
  • compensar
  • reembolsar

Portuguese

  • relatório
  • notícias
  • recompensa
  • retribuição

French

  • rapport
  • information
  • faire savoir
  • récompense
  • rétribution
717 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
810 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
789 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
306 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
295 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
436 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1667 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
685 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
698 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
891 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
352 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2133 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1115 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1515 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1521 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5275 Morohashi
1698 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1059 New Nelson (John Haig)
1507 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1625 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
310 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
767 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1467 2001 Kanji
3b9.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4744.7 Four corner code
1-42-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5831 Unicode hex code