Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
slice
Parts:
one-sided, leaf, sheet, right-side kata radical (no. 91)
Kun:
かた-かた
On:
ヘン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1076 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 片 【ヘン】 counter for scraps, fragments, petals, etc.
  • 片時 【カタトキ】 moment, instant
  • 紙片 【シヘン】 piece (scrap, bit, strip) of paper
  • 砕片 【サイヘン】 debris

Kun reading compounds

  • 片 【かた】 one (of a pair), incomplete, imperfect, fragmentary, few, little, off-centre, remote, side, problem, question, matters
  • 片側 【かたがわ】 one side

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pian4, pian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

  • una parte de un total de dos
  • trozo
  • incompleto
  • pedazo
  • imperfecto

Portuguese

  • unilateral
  • folha de papel
  • folha (árvore)

French

  • simple face
  • feuille
  • radical côté droit (no. 91)
980 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
969 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
905 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2842 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
937 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
724 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
82 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1045 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1088 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1143 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1287 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19813 Morohashi
3461 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3525 New Nelson (John Haig)
1212 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1297 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
833 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2j2.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
2202.7 Four corner code
1-42-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7247 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mountain
Kun:
やま
On:
サンセン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 山 【サン】 Mt., Mount, Mt., Mount
  • 山陰 【ヤマカゲ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 治山 【チサン】 forest conservation, afforestation
  • 開山 【カイサン】 founding a temple (on a hill-top)
  • 山道 【ヤマミチ】 mountain road, mountain trail
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mount Sumeru (believed to be the centre of the Buddhist world)

Kun reading compounds

  • 山 【やま】 mountain, hill, mine (e.g. coal mine), heap, pile, crown (of a hat), thread (of a screw), tread (of a tire), protruding part of an object, high part, climax, peak, critical point, guess, speculation, gamble, criminal case, crime, mountain climbing, mountaineering, festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd), deck (of playing cards on table, face down, from which cards are drawn), stack, wall, wall tile, temple, temple grounds, wild
  • 山陰 【やまかげ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 奥山 【おくやま】 remote mountain, mountain recesses
  • 青山 【せいざん】 lush mountain, green mountain, grave, burial place

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 やの、 やん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • montaña

Portuguese

  • montanha

French

  • montagne
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
24 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
60 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
21 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
48 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
89 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
34 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
34 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
535 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
775 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7869 Morohashi
2940 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1439 New Nelson (John Haig)
768 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
830 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
148 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
17 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
3o0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-2 SKIP code
2277.0 Four corner code
1-27-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c71 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
shellfish
Kun:
かい
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1787 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 貝 【バイ】 Japanese babylon (species of shelled mollusk, Babylonia japonica), Japanese ivory shell, spinning top (traditionally made from a Japanese babylon shell)
  • 貝貨 【バイカ】 shell money
  • 越虫貝 【エッチュウバイ】 finely-striate buccinum (species of whelk, Buccinum striatissimum)
  • 蝦夷貝 【エゾバイ】 Middendorf's whelk (Buccinum middendorffi)

Kun reading compounds

  • 貝 【かい】 shellfish, seashell, shell
  • 貝殻 【かいがら】 seashell, shell
  • 魚介 【ぎょかい】 marine products, seafood, fish and shellfish
  • パウア貝 【パウアかい】 paua (edible New Zealand abalone; species Haliotis iris, H. australis, H. virginea)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei4
Korean:
pae

Spanish

  • concha

Portuguese

  • Marisco
  • conchas

French

  • coquillage
169 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
49 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
90 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1590 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4486 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
44 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
917 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
498 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
240 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
719 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1720 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3150 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1614 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
54 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36656 Morohashi
2543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5766 New Nelson (John Haig)
54 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
56 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
70 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3961 2001 Kanji
7b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6080.0 Four corner code
1-19-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c9d Unicode hex code