Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
bomb, burst open, pop, split
Kun:
は.ぜる
On:
バク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
735 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 爆 【バク】 burst of laughter, roar of laughter
  • 爆音 【バクオン】 (sound of an) explosion or detonation, roar (of a machine)
  • 起爆 【キバク】 ignition, detonation, triggering, explosion
  • 水爆 【スイバク】 hydrogen bomb

Kun reading compounds

  • 爆ぜる 【はぜる】 to burst open, to pop, to split

Readings

Chinese:
bao4
Korean:
pog, bag

Spanish

  • estallar
  • reventar
  • explotar

Portuguese

  • bomba
  • explodir
  • estouro
  • fender

French

  • bombe
  • faire éclater
  • exploser
  • craquer
1702 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
475 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2818 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
923 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
723 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1015 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1053 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1044 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1273 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1415 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
751 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1020 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1820 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19540 Morohashi
1101 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3505 New Nelson (John Haig)
1802 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1942 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1915 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
4d15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-15 SKIP code
1-1-18 SKIP code
9683.2 Four corner code
39-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7206 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
footsteps
Parts:
Variants:
departure, discharge, publish, emit, start from, disclose, counter for gunshots
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
32 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 発 【ハツ】 departure, departing (from ...), departing (at time ...), sending, sent (by ...), sent (at ...), engine, counter for gunshots, bursts of gas, etc., counter for bullets, bombs, etc., counter for blows (punches)
  • 発 【ハツ】 green dragon tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of green dragon tiles
  • 偶発 【グウハツ】 sudden outbreak, accidental, incidental
  • 電源開発 【デンゲンカイハツ】 development of electrical power resources
  • 発議 【ハツギ】 proposal, motion, initiative
  • 発願 【ホツガン】 giving rise to the desire to save all sentient beings, praying, prayer

Kun reading compounds

  • 立つ 【たつ】 to stand, to rise, to stand up, to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position), to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
  • 暴く 【あばく】 to disclose, to divulge, to expose, to open (and rob) a grave

Readings

Japanese names:
ば、 わ
Chinese:
fa1
Korean:
bal

Spanish

  • abrir
  • exponer
  • suceder

Portuguese

  • liberar
  • partida
  • publicar
  • emitir
  • a partir de
  • revelar

French

  • départ
  • décharge
  • dégagement
  • publier
  • émettre
  • partir de
  • divulguer
  • compteur de coups de feu
303 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
370 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
43 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3092 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
186 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
225 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
96 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
96 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1360 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3174 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1721 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22662P Morohashi
2565 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3860 New Nelson (John Haig)
1705 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1840 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
102 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
342 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3557 2001 Kanji
0a9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1241.5 Four corner code
40-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767a Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Kun:
ちから
On:
リョクリキリイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 力 【リョク】 strength, power, proficiency, ability
  • 力役 【リキエキ】 physical labor, physical labour, physical work, forced labor imposed by the government (e.g. under the ritsuryo system)
  • 水力 【スイリョク】 hydraulic power, water power
  • 威力 【イリョク】 power, might, authority, influence
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength
  • 合力 【ゴウリョク】 resultant force, assistance, help, donation, alms, almsgiving

Kun reading compounds

  • 力 【ちから】 force, strength, might, vigour (vigor), energy, capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty, efficacy, effect, effort, endeavours (endeavors), exertions, power, authority, influence, good offices, agency, support, help, aid, assistance, stress, emphasis, means, resources
  • 力強い 【ちからづよい】 powerful, strong, forceful, vigorous, reassuring, encouraging
  • 強い力 【つよいちから】 strong interaction, strong force
  • 弱い力 【よわいちから】 weak force, weak interaction

Readings

Japanese names:
じから、 つとむ
Chinese:
li4
Korean:
ryeog

Spanish

  • potencia
  • poder
  • fuerza
  • energía
  • vigor
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • força
  • forte
  • esforço
  • suportar
  • exercer

French

  • force
  • fort
  • puissance
  • tension
  • tenir le coup
  • s'efforcer
  • employer (force)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
74 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
69 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
715 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
53 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
11 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
100 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
207 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2288 Morohashi
3371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 New Nelson (John Haig)
858 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
922 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
38 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1645 2001 Kanji
2g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4002.7 Four corner code
46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
Variants:
magnet, porcelain
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1686 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 磁石 【ジシャク】 magnet, compass
  • 磁気 【ジキ】 magnetism
  • 電磁 【デンジ】 electromagnetic
  • 陶磁 【トウジ】 clay

Readings

Chinese:
ci2
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • imán
  • porcelana

Portuguese

  • imã
  • porcelana

French

  • aimant
  • porcelaine
892 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
881 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1965 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3209 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1288 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1574 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1548 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1650 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1777 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1407 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1554 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
821 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1402 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24364 Morohashi
1214 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4029 New Nelson (John Haig)
1390 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1491 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
975 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3371 2001 Kanji
5a9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-9 SKIP code
1863.2 Four corner code
28-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
78c1 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
bundle, sheaf, ream, tie in bundles, govern, manage, control
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
918 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 束 【ソク】 lattice, counter for large bundles (e.g. 10 sheafs of rice, 200 sheets of calligraphy paper, 20 whistling arrows, 100 fish), handbreadth (unit for measuring the length of arrows)
  • 束縛 【ソクバク】 restraint, restriction, fetters, yoke, shackles, binding, confinement with rope
  • 結束 【ケッソク】 union, unity, solidarity, bundling, binding, tying, putting on (clothes, armour, etc.)
  • 口約束 【クチヤクソク】 verbal promise, one's word

Kun reading compounds

  • 束 【たば】 bundle, bunch, sheaf
  • 束ねる 【たばねる】 to tie up in a bundle (e.g. straw, hair, bills, letters), to bundle, to sheathe, to govern, to manage, to control, to administer, to fold (one's arms), to put together (one's hands)
  • 鍵束 【かぎたば】 bunch of keys
  • 麦束 【むぎたば】 wheat sheaf, stacked wheat
  • 束ねる 【たばねる】 to tie up in a bundle (e.g. straw, hair, bills, letters), to bundle, to sheathe, to govern, to manage, to control, to administer, to fold (one's arms), to put together (one's hands)
  • 束 【つか】 strut, short vertical post, thickness (of a book minus the cover, a sheaf of paper, etc.), handbreadth, bundle
  • 束ねる 【たばねる】 to tie up in a bundle (e.g. straw, hair, bills, letters), to bundle, to sheathe, to govern, to manage, to control, to administer, to fold (one's arms), to put together (one's hands)
  • 不束 【ふつつか】 rude, inexperienced, stupid, incompetent
  • 矢束 【やつか】 arrow length, bundle of arrows
  • 束ねる 【たばねる】 to tie up in a bundle (e.g. straw, hair, bills, letters), to bundle, to sheathe, to govern, to manage, to control, to administer, to fold (one's arms), to put together (one's hands)

Readings

Chinese:
shu4
Korean:
sog

Spanish

  • manojo
  • legajo (papeles)
  • haz (leños)
  • gavilla
  • racimo
  • bobina

Portuguese

  • pacote
  • molho
  • feixe
  • amarra em pacotes
  • governar
  • administrar

French

  • fagot
  • gerbe
  • bouquet
  • promesse
  • mettre en liasse
  • rame (papier)
  • gouverner
  • diriger
  • contrôler
561 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1535 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
998 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
196 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1126 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
620 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
536 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
501 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
510 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
382 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1051 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4369 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2214 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2978 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1680 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14480 Morohashi
3554 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 New Nelson (John Haig)
1664 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1793 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
486 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
0a7.8 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
5090.6 Four corner code
34-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
675f Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
pressure, push, overwhelm, oppress, dominate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
718 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 圧 【アツ】 pressure, force
  • 圧力 【アツリョク】 pressure, stress, pressure (e.g. political), coercion, arm-twisting
  • 高圧 【コウアツ】 high voltage, high pressure
  • 外圧 【ガイアツ】 external pressure, outside pressure, foreign pressure
  • 圧状 【オウジョウ】 document written under duress, coercion

Kun reading compounds

  • 押す 【おす】 to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal, to affix (e.g. gold leaf), to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel, to influence, to overwhelm, to overpower, to repress, to push (events along), to advance (a plan), to do in spite of ..., to do even though ..., to force, to make sure, to be pressed for time, to advance troops, to attack, (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface
  • 圧す 【へす】 to dent, to press, to push

Readings

Chinese:
ya1, ya4
Korean:
ab

Spanish

  • presión
  • opresión

Portuguese

  • pressão
  • empurrar
  • inundar
  • oprimir
  • dominar

French

  • pression
  • pousser
  • submerger
  • oppresser
  • dominer
544 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
641 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
612 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
598 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
818 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
874 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
426 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1342 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1425 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1197 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
348 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3688 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1883 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2563 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
154 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4879P Morohashi
2970 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
970 New Nelson (John Haig)
152 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
163 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
397 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
645 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3372 2001 Kanji
2p3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
7121.4 Four corner code
16-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5727 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
909 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 縮 【シュク】 wearing armour (armor), counter for suits of armour
  • 縮小 【シュクショウ】 reduction, curtailment
  • 凝縮 【ギョウシュク】 condensation (of ideas, emotions, etc.), condensation (of a vapour or gas)
  • 濃縮 【ノウシュク】 concentration (e.g. of a solution), enrichment, condensation

Kun reading compounds

  • 縮む 【ちぢむ】 to shrink, to contract, to diminish (in size)
  • 縮まる 【ちぢまる】 to shorten, to narrow, to close
  • 縮める 【ちぢめる】 to shorten, to reduce, to condense, to shrink, to crumple (fabric), to wrinkle, to make (one's body) smaller, to draw in (one's legs), to duck (one's head)
  • 縮れる 【ちぢれる】 to be wavy, to be curled, to be frizzled
  • 縮らす 【ちぢらす】 to curl, to crimp

Readings

Chinese:
suo1, su4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acortar
  • reducir
  • restringir
  • encoger
  • contraerse
  • estar rizado
  • rizar

Portuguese

  • encolher
  • contrair
  • enrugar
  • ruga
  • reduzir

French

  • rétrécir
  • contracter
  • raccourcir
  • friser
  • réduire
904 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
893 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
924 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1142 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1646 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2813 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1110 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
884 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1558 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1348 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27815 Morohashi
1414 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1336 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1434 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
999 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a11.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-11 SKIP code
2396.1 Four corner code
29-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e2e Unicode hex code