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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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-44-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7121 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
ego, I, selfish, our, oneself
Kun:
われわ.が-わが-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
829 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 我 【ガ】 obstinacy, atman, the self, the ego
  • 我慢 【ガマン】 endurance, patience, perseverance, bearing (with something), self-control, self-restraint
  • 無我 【ムガ】 selflessness, self-effacement, self-renunciation, anatta, anatman, doctrine that states that humans do not possess souls
  • 小我 【ショウガ】 the self, the ego

Kun reading compounds

  • 我 【われ】 I, me, oneself, you, prefix indicating familiarity or contempt
  • 我々 【われわれ】 we
  • 人は人、我は我 【ひとはひとわれはわれ】 live and let live, you do you and I'll do me, people are people; I am myself
  • 我 【われ】 I, me, oneself, you, prefix indicating familiarity or contempt
  • 我が 【わが】 my, our, one's own

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あが、 か
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wo3
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • yo
  • uno mismo
  • ego

Portuguese

  • ego
  • Eu
  • egoísta
  • nosso
  • a si próprio

French

  • ego
  • je
  • moi
  • égoïste
  • notre
  • soi-même
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
833 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
817 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1392 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
200 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
719 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1329 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
545 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1302 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1381 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1164 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
837 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4362 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
647 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11545 Morohashi
3548 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2028 New Nelson (John Haig)
640 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
690 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
380 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
848 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2259 2001 Kanji
0a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2355.0 Four corner code
1-18-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6211 Unicode hex code