Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
claw 爪 (爫)
Parts:
Variants:
do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of
Kun:
ためな.るな.すす.るたりつく.るなり
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
831 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 為政者 【イセイシャ】 statesman, administrator, politician, policymaker
  • 為公会 【イコウカイ】 Iko-kai (faction of the LDP)
  • 人為 【ジンイ】 human work, human agency, art, artificiality
  • 営為 【エイイ】 business, occupation

Kun reading compounds

  • 為 【ため】 good, advantage, benefit, welfare, sake, purpose, objective, aim, consequence, result, effect, affecting, regarding, concerning
  • 為に 【ために】 for, for the sake of, to one's advantage, in favor of, in favour of, on behalf of, because of, as a result of
  • 外為 【がいため】 foreign exchange
  • 念のため 【ねんのため】 (just) making sure, just to be sure, just in case, for caution's sake
  • 成る 【なる】 to become, to get, to grow, to be, to reach, to attain, to result in, to prove to be, to consist of, to be composed of, to succeed, to be complete, to change into, to be exchanged for, to play a role, to be promoted, to do ...
  • 為す 【なす】 to build up, to establish, to form, to become (a state), to accomplish, to achieve, to succeed in, to change into, to do, to perform, to intend to, to attempt, to try
  • 為す術 【なすすべ】 means, method, way
  • 為る 【する】 to do, to carry out, to perform, to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into), to serve as, to act as, to work as, to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.), to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as, to decide on, to choose, to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.), to be (in a state, condition, etc.), to be worth, to cost, to pass (of time), to elapse, to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B, to transform A to B, to make A into B, to exchange A for B, to make use of A for B, to view A as B, to handle A as if it were B, to feel A about B, verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs"), creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go"), to be just about to, to be just starting to, to try to, to attempt to
  • 成り 【なり】 being promoted
  • なり手 【なりて】 person willing to take on a role, willing candidate

Readings

Japanese names:
びい
Chinese:
wei4, wei2
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • hacer
  • ocurrir
  • razón
  • causa

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • benefício
  • bem-estar
  • é de uso
  • tentativa
  • prática
  • custo
  • servir para
  • bom
  • vantagem
  • como um resultado de

French

  • faire
  • changer
  • bénéfice
  • bien-être
  • être utile
  • atteindre
  • essayer
  • s'entraîner
  • coûter
  • servir pour
  • bon
  • avantage
  • par suite de
1003 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1137 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
138 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
977 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1514 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1005 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1484 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1581 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
736 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1274 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4395 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2994 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1937 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18981P Morohashi
3577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1918 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2067 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
446 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1277 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
950 2001 Kanji
4d5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-4 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
3402.7 Four corner code
1-16-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70ba Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
530 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 悪 【アク】 evil, wickedness, (role of) the villain (in theatre, etc.), the bad guy
  • 悪質 【アクシツ】 malicious, vicious, malignant, underhanded, shoddy, inferior, poor-quality, second-rate
  • 害悪 【ガイアク】 harm, injury, evil (influence)
  • 改悪 【カイアク】 deterioration, changing for the worse
  • 悪寒 【オカン】 chill, shakes, ague
  • 悪血 【アクチ】 impure blood
  • 自己嫌悪 【ジコケンオ】 self-hatred, self-abhorrence, self-loathing
  • 好悪 【コウオ】 likes and dislikes

Kun reading compounds

  • 悪い 【わるい】 bad, poor, undesirable, poor (quality), inferior, insufficient, evil, sinful, ugly, not beautiful, at fault, to blame, in the wrong, bad (at doing something), unprofitable, unbeneficial, sorry, (my) bad, unforgivable
  • 悪い行い 【わるいおこない】 bad deed, evil deed
  • 悪し 【あし】 bad, evil
  • 悪しからず 【あしからず】 don't get me wrong, but ..., I'm sorry
  • 難い 【にくい】 difficult to ..., hard to ...
  • 憎い 【にくい】 hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable, amazing, fantastic, admirable, lovely, wonderful
  • 憎む 【にくむ】 to hate, to detest

Readings

Chinese:
e4, e3, wu4
Korean:
ag, o

Spanish

  • malo
  • incorrecto
  • equivocado
  • odio
  • mal

Portuguese

  • mal
  • ruim
  • falso
  • mau
  • errado

French

  • mauvais
  • vice
  • vaurien
  • faux
  • mal
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
241 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
222 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
504 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
62 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
804 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
175 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1483A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
304 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
304 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
114 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
785 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3413 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2393 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1828 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10717 Morohashi
2745 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 New Nelson (John Haig)
1810 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1951 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
295 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3258 2001 Kanji
4k7.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
1033.1 Four corner code
1-16-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60aa Unicode hex code