Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
dog
Kun:
いぬいぬ-
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
1326 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 犬猿の仲 【ケンエンノナカ】 like cats and dogs, (on) very bad terms, relationship of dogs and monkeys
  • 犬猿 【ケンエン】 cats and dogs (as an example of a bad relationship), dogs and monkeys
  • 柴犬 【シバイヌ】 shiba (Japanese breed of dog), shiba inu, brushwood dog
  • ポメラニア犬 【ポメラニアケン】 Pomeranian (dog)

Kun reading compounds

  • 犬 【いぬ】 dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris), squealer, rat, snitch, informer, informant, spy, loser, asshole, counterfeit, inferior, useless, wasteful
  • 犬合わせ 【いぬあわせ】 dog fighting, dog fight
  • 野良犬 【のらいぬ】 stray dog
  • 柴犬 【しばいぬ】 shiba (Japanese breed of dog), shiba inu, brushwood dog

Readings

Chinese:
quan3, quan2
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • perro

Portuguese

  • Cão

French

  • chien
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
73 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
17 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1295 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2868 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
578 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
216 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
107 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
280 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
280 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
319 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1295 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4275 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2912 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
243 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20234 Morohashi
3464 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3553 New Nelson (John Haig)
238 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
253 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
29 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
3g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
4303.0 Four corner code
1-24-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72ac Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
domesticate, raise, keep, feed
Kun:
か.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1392 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 飼料 【シリョウ】 fodder, feed
  • 飼育 【シイク】 breeding, raising, rearing

Kun reading compounds

  • 飼う 【かう】 to keep (a pet or other animal), to have, to own, to raise, to rear, to feed

Readings

Japanese names:
かい
Chinese:
si4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • criar
  • mantener
  • tener animales

Portuguese

  • domesticar
  • levantar
  • guardar
  • alimentar

French

  • domestiquer
  • élever
  • garder
  • nourrir
722 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1322 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1432 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5163 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1156 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1904 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1762 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1892 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1348 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1905 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2149 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1529 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1884 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44107P Morohashi
1716 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6685 New Nelson (John Haig)
1866 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2010 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
777 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2849 2001 Kanji
8b5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8772.0 Four corner code
1-27-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98fc Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
Kun:
もともとい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
241 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 基 【キ】 group, (free) radical, counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
  • 起因 【キイン】 cause, origin
  • 塩基 【エンキ】 base
  • 開基 【カイキ】 foundation of a temple, laying a foundation (stone), open base

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause
  • 失敗は成功のもと 【しっぱいはせいこうのもと】 failure teaches success, failure is a stepping-stone to success
  • 生兵法は大怪我のもと 【なまびょうほうはおおけがのもと】 a little learning is a dangerous thing
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause

Readings

Japanese names:
きい、 とも
Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • fundamento
  • origen
  • base

Portuguese

  • fundamentais
  • radicais (Quim.)
  • comtador para máquinas
  • fundação

French

  • fondements
  • radical (chimie)
  • compteur de machines
  • fondations
755 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
670 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
641 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1098 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
691 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
354 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3312 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1783 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5197 Morohashi
2673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
251 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
726 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-8-3 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
1-20-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57fa Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
shining, bright
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
697 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 昭 【ショウ】 nth year in the Shōwa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7)
  • 昭和 【ショウワ】 Shōwa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7), reminiscent of the Shōwa era, Shōwa-nostalgic, old-fashioned, quaint, old-school
  • 昭昭 【ショウショウ】 clear, bright, plain, obvious

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 かず、 かずみ、 てる
Chinese:
zhao1
Korean:
so, jo

Spanish

  • luminoso
  • brillante

Portuguese

  • brilhar
  • brilhante

French

  • briller
249 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
331 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
315 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
549 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
517 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1406 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
841 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
997 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1034 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
867 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
987 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
602 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
88 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13855 Morohashi
894 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2446 New Nelson (John Haig)
87 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
91 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
4c5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
6706.2 Four corner code
1-30-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
662d Unicode hex code