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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  • 無 【ム】 nothing, naught, nought, nil, zero, un-, non-
  • 無理 【ムリ】 unreasonable, unnatural, unjustifiable, impossible, forcible, forced, compulsory, excessive (work, etc.), immoderate, to work too hard, to try too hard, no way, not a chance, never, dream on, irrational
  • 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 ...
  • 無事 【ブジ】 safety, security, peace, quiet, safely, without incident, successfully, good health, inaction, ennui

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
  • ない内に 【ないうちに】 before it becomes (verb), before (an undesirable thing occurs)
  • 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

15 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
enemy, foe, opponent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1205 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 敵 【テキ】 opponent, rival, adversary, menace, danger, threat, enemy
  • 敵意 【テキイ】 hostility, animosity, enmity
  • 強敵 【キョウテキ】 formidable enemy, strong enemy, tough enemy
  • 無敵 【ムテキ】 invincible, unrivaled, unrivalled, matchless, unbeatable, undefeatable

Kun reading compounds

  • 敵 【かたき】 rival, opponent, adversary, competitor, enemy (esp. one with which there is longstanding enmity), foe, revenge, spouse
  • 仇同士 【かたきどうし】 mutual enemies
  • 目の敵 【めのかたき】 enemy
  • 仇を討つ 【かたきをうつ】 to avenge (someone) by striking down their killer
  • 叶う 【かなう】 to come true (of a wish, prayer, etc.), to be realized, to be fulfilled, to suit (e.g. a purpose), to meet (wishes, ideals, etc.), to conform to (standards, rules, etc.), to be consistent with, to match (implies competition), to rival, to bear (e.g. the heat)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
di2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • enemigo
  • oponente
  • adversario
  • rival

Portuguese

  • inimigo
  • adversário

French

  • ennemi
  • adversaire
678 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
779 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
756 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1057 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2060 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
454 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1391 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2354 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
416 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
422 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
658 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
946 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1648 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
450 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13354 Morohashi
1864 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2359 New Nelson (John Haig)
443 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
475 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
809 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4i11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
1-37-08 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6575 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人口 【ジンコウ】 population, common talk
  • スコットランド人 【スコットランドジン】 Scot, Scottish person
  • 米人 【ベイジン】 American person
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people
  • 人気 【ニンキ】 popularity, public favor, condition (e.g. market), tone, character, nature
  • 同人 【ドウジン】 same person, said person, the person in question, coterie, clique, fraternity, kindred spirits, comrade, colleague, dōjin, doujin, Japanese fans or hobbyists who produce their own magazines, manga, software, etc.
  • 代人 【ダイニン】 substitute, deputy, proxy, representative, agent

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 person, someone, somebody, human beings, mankind, man, people, humans, human (Homo sapiens), (other) people, others, character, personality, nature, capable person, competent person, suitable person, right person, adult, grown-up, I, me, one
  • 人ごみ 【ひとごみ】 crowd of people
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, (one's) lover, boyfriend, girlfriend

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
1-31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code