Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
dark, profound
Parts:
mysterious, occultness, black, deep, profound
Kun:
くろくろ.い
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1409 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 玄米 【ゲンマイ】 unpolished rice, unmilled rice, brown rice
  • 玄関 【ゲンカン】 entrance, front door, entryway, entranceway, entry hall, vestibule, porch, foyer, mud room
  • 幽玄 【ユウゲン】 mysterious profundity, quiet beauty, the subtle and profound, yūgen

Kun reading compounds

  • 玄人 【くろうと】 expert, professional, master, connoisseur, woman in the nightlife business, demimondaine, geisha and prostitutes
  • 玄人気質 【くろうとかたぎ】 professionalism, the temperament of a professional

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 はる、 はるか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xuan2
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • misterioso
  • oculto
  • oscuro
  • negro

Portuguese

  • misterioso
  • oculto

French

  • mystérieux
  • occulte
  • sombre
1227 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1514 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2918 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1533 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1225 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1289 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1311 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2485 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1395 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20814 Morohashi
1991 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3616 New Nelson (John Haig)
1383 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1484 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1051 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
471 2001 Kanji
2j3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
1-24-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7384 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
ocean, sea, foreign, Western style
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
763 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 洋 【ヨウ】 Occident and Orient (esp. the Occident), ocean, sea, foreign, Western, European
  • 洋画 【ヨウガ】 Western painting, Western film, Western movie
  • 南氷洋 【ナンヒョウヨウ】 Antarctic Ocean
  • 環太平洋 【カンタイヘイヨウ】 the Pacific Rim

Readings

Japanese names:
なだ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 よ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • océano
  • de estilo occidental
  • cada una de las dos mitades del mundo

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • estilo ocidental

French

  • océan
  • style occidental
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
427 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
404 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
366 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2550 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
305 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
209 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
289 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
289 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
917 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
555 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17363 Morohashi
392 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3130 New Nelson (John Haig)
549 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
588 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
411 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
348 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a6.19 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.1 Four corner code
1-45-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d0b Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
company, firm, office, association, shrine
Kun:
やしろ
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
21 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 社 【シャ】 company, association, society, regional Chinese god of the earth (or a village built in its honour), counter for companies, shrines, etc.
  • 社員 【シャイン】 company employee, member of a corporation, company stockholder (esp. in legal contexts)
  • 大社 【タイシャ】 grand shrine, famous shrine, Izumo Grand Shrine
  • 親会社 【オヤガイシャ】 parent company

Kun reading compounds

  • 社 【やしろ】 (Shinto) shrine
  • 大社 【たいしゃ】 grand shrine, famous shrine, Izumo Grand Shrine
  • 村のお社 【むらのおやしろ】 village shrine

Readings

Japanese names:
こそ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • compañía
  • asociación
  • sociedad
  • santuario shintoísta

Portuguese

  • companhia
  • firme
  • escritório
  • associação
  • templo

French

  • temple shinto
  • compagnie
  • firme
  • bureau
  • association
234 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
153 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
137 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
30 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3231 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
203 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
76 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
406 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
308 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
60 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1418 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1042 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
745 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1101 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24631P Morohashi
840 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4065 New Nelson (John Haig)
1092 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
82 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
145 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
672 2001 Kanji
4e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
3421.0 Four corner code
1-28-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
793e Unicode hex code