Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
swallow (bird)
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2147 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 燕尾服 【エンビフク】 tailcoat
  • 燕窩 【エンカ】 swift's nest (used to make bird's nest soup)
  • 飛燕 【ヒエン】 swallow in flight

Kun reading compounds

  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕魚 【つばめうお】 longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish), Tiera batfish, flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)
  • 若い燕 【わかいつばめ】 young lover of an older woman, boy toy
  • 小洞燕 【しょうどうつばめ】 sand martin (Riparia riparia)
  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕魚 【つばめうお】 longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish), Tiera batfish, flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan4, yan1
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • golondrina

Portuguese

French

4070 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2570 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3142 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
19429 Morohashi
3489 New Nelson (John Haig)
2869 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k13.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-12 SKIP code
4433.1 Four corner code
1-17-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
71d5 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
private
Parts:
Variants:
gone, past, quit, leave, elapse, eliminate, divorce
Kun:
さ.る-さ.る
On:
キョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
440 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 去年 【キョネン】 last year
  • 去就 【キョシュウ】 leaving or staying, (one's) course of action, (one's) position, (one's) attitude
  • 除去 【ジョキョ】 removal, getting rid of
  • 死去 【シキョ】 death, decease, passing away
  • 去年 【キョネン】 last year
  • 大過去 【ダイカコ】 past perfect tense, pluperfect
  • 不定過去 【フテイカコ】 aorist tense (in Greek), past-perfective tense

Kun reading compounds

  • 去る 【さる】 to leave, to go away, to pass, to elapse, to be distant, to send away, to drive off, to divorce, to (do) completely, last ... (e.g. "last April")
  • 去る者追わず 【さるものおわず】 do not chase the one who leaves

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu4
Korean:
geo

Spanish

  • pasado
  • ido
  • dejar
  • abandonar
  • partir

Portuguese

  • foi
  • passado
  • deixar
  • passar
  • eliminar
  • divórcio

French

  • parti
  • passé
  • quitter
  • s'écouler
  • éliminer
  • divorce
189 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
276 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
258 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
618 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1051 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
475 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
133 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
266 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
414 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
420 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
309 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
261 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2678 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1364 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1850 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
757 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3070 Morohashi
2156 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
665 New Nelson (John Haig)
750 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
812 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
496 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
247 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1471 2001 Kanji
3b2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
4073.1 Four corner code
1-21-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53bb Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
month, moon
Kun:
つき
On:
ゲツガツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
23 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 月 【ゲツ】 Monday
  • 月曜日 【ゲツヨウビ】 Monday
  • ヶ月 【カゲツ】 counter for months
  • 何ヶ月 【ナンカゲツ】 how many months
  • 月中 【ゲツチュウ】 (for the) whole month
  • 月輪 【ゲツリン】 (full) moon, moon when it's round
  • 旧正月 【キュウショウガツ】 lunar New Year (esp. the Chinese New Year)
  • お正月 【オショウガツ】 New Year (esp. first three days), first month of the year, January

Kun reading compounds

  • 月 【つき】 Moon, month, moonlight, (a) moon, natural satellite
  • 月末 【げつまつ】 end of the month
  • 卯月 【うづき】 fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 祥月 【しょうつき】 month of a person's death

Readings

Japanese names:
おと、 がっ、 す、 ずき、 もり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yue4
Korean:
weol

Spanish

  • mes
  • luna

Portuguese

  • mês
  • lua

French

  • lune
  • mois
12 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
16 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
26 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
13 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
59 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
80 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
17 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
17 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
17 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1002 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3674 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2556 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
13 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14330 Morohashi
2956 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2530 New Nelson (John Haig)
13 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
13 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
66 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
28 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3946 2001 Kanji
4b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-23-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6708 Unicode hex code