Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
present, existing, actual
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
85 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 現 【ゲン】 present (e.g. government, administration), current, existing
  • 現役 【ゲンエキ】 active duty, active service, student taking (university) entrance exams while still enrolled in school, student who passed their university entrance exams on the first try
  • 具現 【グゲン】 incarnation, embodiment, realization, giving concrete form (to)
  • 体現 【タイゲン】 personification, impersonation, embodiment

Kun reading compounds

  • 現れる 【あらわれる】 to appear, to come in sight, to become visible, to come out, to embody, to materialize, to materialise, to be expressed (e.g. emotions), to become apparent (e.g. trends, effects)
  • 表す 【あらわす】 to represent, to signify, to stand for, to reveal, to show, to display, to express, to make widely known
  • 現つ 【うつつ】 reality, consciousness
  • 現責め 【うつつぜめ】 sleep deprivation (as a form of torture)
  • 現つ 【うつつ】 reality, consciousness
  • 現責め 【うつつぜめ】 sleep deprivation (as a form of torture)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 きら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • presente
  • actual
  • real
  • aparecer
  • hacerse visible
  • mostrarse
  • manifestar
  • expresar

Portuguese

  • presente
  • exist6encia
  • realidade

French

  • le présent
  • existant
  • actuel
  • montrer
602 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
692 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
666 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
82 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2943 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
495 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
735 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1360 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
298 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
298 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
578 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1320 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1218 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
657 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
265 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21004 Morohashi
968 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3645 New Nelson (John Haig)
259 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
275 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
67 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
732 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3157 2001 Kanji
4f7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
1611.0 Four corner code
1-24-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73fe Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
pig
Parts:
elephant, pattern after, imitate, image, shape, sign (of the times)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
394 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 象 【ショウ】 form, shape, figure, appearance, phenomenon
  • 将棋 【ショウギ】 shogi, Japanese chess
  • 具象 【グショウ】 embodying, expressing concretely
  • 抽象 【チュウショウ】 abstract
  • 象 【ゾウ】 elephant (Elephantidae spp.)
  • 象牙 【ゾウゲ】 ivory
  • アジア象 【アジアゾウ】 Asian elephant, Indian elephant
  • 海象 【セイウチ】 walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), elephant seal (Mirounga spp.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 象る 【かたどる】 to model on, to make in the shape of, to represent, to pattern after, to imitate, to symbolise

Readings

Japanese names:
きさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang4
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • imagen
  • imitar
  • forma
  • figura
  • elefante

Portuguese

  • elefante
  • modelar
  • imitar
  • imagem
  • forma
  • sinal (dos tempos)

French

  • éléphant
  • modèle
  • imiter
  • image
  • forme
  • signe (des temps)
  • phénomène
663 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
540 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
533 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
575 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4472 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
809 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
916 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1761 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
739 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
752 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
939 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1718 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2647 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1350 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1831 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1995 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36372 Morohashi
2134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5744 New Nelson (John Haig)
1976 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2130 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
591 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2551 2001 Kanji
2n10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-6-6 SKIP code
2723.2 Four corner code
1-30-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c61 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
study, learning, science
Kun:
まな.ぶ
On:
ガク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
63 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 学 【ガク】 learning, scholarship, study, erudition, knowledge, education, study of ..., -ology, -ics
  • 学位 【ガクイ】 (academic) degree
  • 短期大学 【タンキダイガク】 junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
  • 法医学 【ホウイガク】 forensic medicine, forensic pathology, medical jurisprudence, legal medicine

Kun reading compounds

  • 学ぶ 【まなぶ】 to study (in depth), to learn, to take lessons in

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xue2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • estudio
  • aprendizaje
  • ciencia
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • estudo
  • aprendizagem
  • ciência

French

  • étudier
  • apprendre
  • science
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
10 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
33 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1271 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
66 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
44 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
719 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
109 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
460 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6974 Morohashi
2555 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 New Nelson (John Haig)
324 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
346 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
15 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
71 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
947 2001 Kanji
3n4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
3240.7 Four corner code
9040.7 Four corner code
1-19-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b66 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
bull's eye, mark, target, object, adjective ending
Kun:
まと
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
105 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 的 【テキ】 -ical, -ive, -al, -ic, -y, -like, -ish, -sort of, -kind of, (something) like, along the lines of, -wise, in terms of, for, from the viewpoint of, from a ... standpoint, as far as ... is concerned, Mr., Ms., Mrs.
  • 的確 【テキカク】 precise, accurate, appropriate, exactly the right
  • 公的 【コウテキ】 public, official
  • 人為的 【ジンイテキ】 artificial, unnatural, human-caused (e.g. mistake, error, disaster), man-made

Kun reading compounds

  • 的 【まと】 mark, target, object, subject, focus, point (e.g. of argument)
  • 的外れ 【まとはずれ】 off the mark, off base, misdirected, irrelevant
  • 憧れの的 【あこがれのまと】 object of adoration, longing
  • 小的 【こまと】 small mark, small target

Readings

Japanese names:
いくは、 ゆくは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
de5, di2, di4
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • objetivo
  • propósito
  • sufijo para formar adjetivos

Portuguese

  • Centro do alvo
  • marca
  • alvo
  • objeto

French

  • cible
  • but
  • objectif
  • terminaison d'adjectif
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
578 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
551 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
39 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
372 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
753 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
635 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
210 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
210 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
380 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1364 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1444 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
69 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22692 Morohashi
1125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3867 New Nelson (John Haig)
69 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
73 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
7 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
511 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
4c4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2762.0 Four corner code
1-37-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7684 Unicode hex code

16 strokes (also 15)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
send back, return
Kun:
かえ.る
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
910 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 還付 【カンプ】 return, restoration, refund, (duty) drawback
  • 還元 【カンゲン】 restoration, return, reduction, resolution, deoxidization, deoxidation
  • 奪還 【ダッカン】 recovery, rescue, recapture
  • 送還 【ソウカン】 sending home, repatriation, deportation

Kun reading compounds

  • 帰る 【かえる】 to return, to come home, to go home, to go back, to leave, to get home, to get to home plate

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huan2, hai2, xuan2
Korean:
hwan, seon

Spanish

  • volver
  • regresar
  • devolver

Portuguese

  • devolver
  • voltar

French

  • renvoyer
  • retour
1114 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1139 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4750 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1557 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1823 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2588 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
866 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
885 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1215 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
723 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3945 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2032 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2743 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
845 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39174P Morohashi
3180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6121 New Nelson (John Haig)
837 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
900 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1856 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3665 2001 Kanji
2q13.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-13 SKIP code
3630.3 Four corner code
1-20-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9084 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
beginning, former time, origin
Kun:
もと
On:
ゲンガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
192 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 元 【ゲン】 unknown (e.g. in an equation), element (of a set), yuan (monetary unit of China), New Taiwan dollar, Yuan dynasty (China, 1271-1368), Yüan dynasty, Mongol dynasty
  • 原価 【ゲンカ】 cost price
  • 中元 【チュウゲン】 15th day of the 7th lunar month, (last day of) Bon lantern festival, mid-year gift, summer gift, Bon Festival gifts
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen
  • 元日 【ガンジツ】 New Year's Day
  • 元凶 【ゲンキョウ】 ringleader, main culprit, main cause, source

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
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time, earlier times, the past, previous state, formerly, previously, originally, before
  • 家元 【いえもと】 head of a school (of music, dance), head family of a school
  • 胸元 【むなもと】 breast, chest, pit of the stomach, solar plexus, epigastrium

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 はじめ、 はる、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • principio
  • origen
  • jefe

Portuguese

  • começo
  • tempo anterior
  • origem

French

  • commencement
  • origine
  • ancien temps
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
106 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
328 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
275 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
121 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
60 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
137 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
245 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2428 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
59 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1340 Morohashi
1929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
343 New Nelson (John Haig)
59 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
63 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
89 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
0a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
1-24-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5143 Unicode hex code