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

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

11 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Variants:
severance, decline, refuse, apologize, warn, dismiss, prohibit, decision, judgement, cutting
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
338 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 断 【ダン】 decision, judgment, resolution
  • 断言 【ダンゲン】 assertion, declaration, affirmation
  • 独断 【ドクダン】 one's own judgement (judgment), decision made without consulting others, arbitrary decision, dogmatism
  • 縦断 【ジュウダン】 running through (north-south), cutting across, travelling across, cutting vertically, sectioning longitudinally

Kun reading compounds

  • 断つ 【たつ】 to sever, to cut off, to suppress, to eradicate, to exterminate, to abstain (from), to give up
  • 断る 【ことわる】 to refuse, to reject, to dismiss, to turn down, to decline, to inform, to give notice, to tell in advance, to ask leave, to excuse oneself (from)
  • 断るまでもなく 【ことわるまでもなく】 needless to say

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duan4
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • cortar
  • interrumpir
  • rehusar
  • declinar
  • rechazar

Portuguese

  • desligamento
  • decadência
  • recusa
  • pedir desculpas
  • avisar
  • despedir
  • proíbir
  • decisão
  • julgamento
  • incisivo

French

  • refus
  • décliner
  • rupture
  • excuses
  • prévenir
  • rejeter
  • interdire
  • décision
  • jugement
  • trancher
841 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
773 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
750 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
493 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2078 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
606 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
594 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1669 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1024 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1063 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
900 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
955 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1885 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1001 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1355 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1145 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13557 Morohashi
1492 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2385 New Nelson (John Haig)
1136 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1218 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
426 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
743 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
6b5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
2272.1 Four corner code
1-35-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65ad Unicode hex code