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

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
trust, request
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
708 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 頼信紙 【ライシンシ】 telegram form, telegram blank
  • 無頼 【ブライ】 villainous, rascally, knavish, independent, self-reliant
  • 市井無頼 【シセイブライ】 urban villain, street hoodlum

Kun reading compounds

  • 頼む 【たのむ】 to request, to beg, to ask, to call, to order, to reserve, to entrust to, to rely on, please, please do
  • 頼むから 【たのむから】 please!, I'm asking you, for heaven's sake
  • 頼もしい 【たのもしい】 reliable, trustworthy, hopeful, promising
  • 頼る 【たよる】 to rely on, to depend on, to count on, to turn to (for help)

Readings

Japanese names:
よち、 より
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lai4
Korean:
roe

Spanish

  • solicitud
  • petición
  • solicitar
  • pedir
  • de confianza
  • confiar en
  • depender de

Portuguese

  • confiança
  • solicitação

French

  • confiance
  • demande
1889 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
706 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5129 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1172 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1009 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2506 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1613 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
572 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1890 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2041 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1075 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1681 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43529P Morohashi
1615 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6635 New Nelson (John Haig)
1665 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1794 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1864 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1561 2001 Kanji
9a7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
5198.6 Four corner code
1-45-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
983c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Sino-, China
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
1487 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 漢 【カン】 China, Han dynasty (of China; 202 BCE-220 CE), Han (majority Chinese ethnic group), man
  • 漢字 【カンジ】 kanji, Chinese character
  • 分からず屋 【ワカラズヤ】 obstinate person, blockhead
  • 門外漢 【モンガイカン】 outsider, layman, amateur

Readings

Japanese names:
はん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
han4
Korean:
han

Spanish

  • antigua región de China
  • China
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • Sino-
  • China

French

  • sino-
  • Chine
572 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
265 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
442 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1394 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2662 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
401 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
212 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1860 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
556 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
565 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
527 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1230 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
808 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
471 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
602 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1592 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18068P Morohashi
657 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3281 New Nelson (John Haig)
1578 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1701 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
418 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
363 2001 Kanji
3a10.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
3413.4 Four corner code
1-20-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6f22 Unicode hex code