Jisho

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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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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

8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
beckon, invite, summon, engage
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
840 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 招請 【ショウセイ】 invitation
  • 招集 【ショウシュウ】 call, summons, convening, convocation

Kun reading compounds

  • 招く 【まねく】 to invite, to ask, to beckon, to wave someone in, to gesture to, to call in, to send for, to summon, to bring on oneself, to cause, to incur, to lead to, to result in

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhao1
Korean:
cho, gyo

Spanish

  • invitar
  • convocar

Portuguese

  • aceno
  • convidar
  • encontro
  • empenhar

French

  • inviter
  • faire signe
  • appeler
  • éveiller (attention)
814 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
735 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
712 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
747 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1882 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
679 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
565 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.13 Japanese for Busy People
455 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
462 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
696 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
874 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
374 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
281 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
657 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11968 Morohashi
316 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2124 New Nelson (John Haig)
650 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
702 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
687 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1377 2001 Kanji
3c5.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5706.2 Four corner code
1-30-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62db Unicode hex code