Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not
Kun:
な.い
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
274 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 無 【ム】 nothing, naught, nought, nil, zero, un-, non-
  • 無意識 【ムイシキ】 unconsciousness, unconscious, involuntary, automatic, mechanical, unintentional, spontaneous, the unconscious (psychoanalysis)
  • 皆無 【カイム】 nonexistent, nil, none, nothing (at all), bugger-all
  • 虚無 【キョム】 nihility, nothingness
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 不気味 【ブキミ】 weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly

Kun reading compounds

  • 無い 【ない】 nonexistent, not being (there), unowned, not had, unpossessed, unique, not, impossible, won't happen, not, to not be, to have not
  • ないと行けない 【ないといけない】 have to (verb), must (verb), is indispensable, absolutely necessary
  • 苦無 【くない】 ninja throwing knives, mediaeval farming tool for digging, prying, etc.

Readings

Chinese:
wu2, mo2
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • nada
  • inexistente
  • prefijo negativo
  • no hay

Portuguese

  • Sem valor
  • nada
  • não sou/ estou
  • nihil
  • não

French

  • néant
  • rien
  • ne pas
  • non
  • in-
  • négatif
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
620 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
796 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
227 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2773 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
386 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
715 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1789 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2648 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1832 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1791 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19113 Morohashi
2135 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1775 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1913 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
179 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
600 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2340 2001 Kanji
4d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-8-4 SKIP code
8033.1 Four corner code
44-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7121 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
commence, begin
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
244 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 始発 【シハツ】 first departure (of the day: train, bus, etc.), first train, first bus, departing one's home station (of a train, bus, etc.)
  • 始業 【シギョウ】 start of work, commencement, opening
  • 年始 【ネンシ】 beginning of the year, new year, New Year's call, New Year's greetings
  • 創始 【ソウシ】 creation, founding, initiating

Kun reading compounds

  • 始める 【はじめる】 to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate, to start up (a business, society, etc.), to open (e.g. a store), to establish, to start ..., to begin to ...
  • 始まる 【はじまる】 to begin, to start, to commence, to happen (again), to begin (anew), to date (from), to originate (in)

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Chinese:
shi3
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • comenzar
  • empezar
  • empezar (trans.)
  • empezar (intrans.)

Portuguese

  • iniciar
  • começar

French

  • commencer
  • débuter
225 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
304 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
288 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
465 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1208 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
545 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
155 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1092 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
494 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
503 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
129 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
439 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
335 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
252 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
755 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6166 Morohashi
281 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1203 New Nelson (John Haig)
747 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
809 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
321 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
299 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1777 2001 Kanji
3e5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4346.0 Four corner code
27-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59cb Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
end, finish
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
256 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 終局 【シュウキョク】 end, close, conclusion, end of a game of go, shogi, etc.
  • 終焉 【シュウエン】 demise
  • 有終 【ユウシュウ】 perfection
  • 無終 【ムシュウ】 endlessness

Kun reading compounds

  • 終わる 【おわる】 to finish, to end, to close
  • 終わる 【おわる】 to finish, to end, to close
  • 終える 【おえる】 to finish, to graduate
  • 終 【つい】 end, final, end of life, death, never, not at all
  • 遂に 【ついに】 finally, at last, in the end
  • 遂に 【ついに】 finally, at last, in the end

Readings

Japanese names:
ばて
Chinese:
zhong1
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • fin
  • final
  • terminar
  • acabar
  • finalizar

Portuguese

  • fim
  • terminar

French

  • finir
  • fin
241 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
306 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
344 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3521 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
302 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
237 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1950 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
458 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
466 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
130 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1526 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1692 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
903 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1364 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27372X Morohashi
1336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4471 New Nelson (John Haig)
1352 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1452 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
392 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
372 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2740 2001 Kanji
6a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2793.3 Four corner code
29-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d42 Unicode hex code