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

14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
burdensome, pack horse, horse load, send by horse, trivial, worthless
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1500 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 駄 【ダ】 poor, low-grade, trivial, insignificant, worthless, load, pack, horse load, packhorse
  • 駄目 【ダメ】 no good, not serving its purpose, useless, broken, hopeless, wasted, in vain, purposeless, cannot, must not, not allowed, neutral point (in go), intersection owned by neither player at the end of a game
  • 雪駄 【セッタ】 leather-soled sandals (geta)
  • 足駄 【アシダ】 high clogs, rain clogs
  • 中下駄 【チュウゲタ】 medium height geta
  • 高下駄 【タカゲタ】 tall wooden clogs

Readings

Chinese:
tuo2, duo4
Korean:
tae, ta

Spanish

  • caballo de carga
  • carga
  • aburrido

Portuguese

  • Incômodo
  • bando de cavalos
  • carga de cavalos
  • enviar a cavalo

French

  • fardeau
  • cheval de bât
  • charge de cheval
  • envoyé par cheval
1541 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1591 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5198 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1909 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1880 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2046 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1610 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1917 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2291 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2005 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44633 Morohashi
1821 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6734 New Nelson (John Haig)
1986 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2140 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1744 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3463 2001 Kanji
10a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7433.0 Four corner code
34-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
99c4 Unicode hex code