Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
ball, sphere
Kun:
たま
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
302 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 球 【キュウ】 sphere, counter for balls
  • 球威 【キュウイ】 (pitcher's) stuff
  • 配球 【ハイキュウ】 combination of (varied) pitches, serves, etc.
  • 制球 【セイキュウ】 (pitcher's) control

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 玉突き 【たまつき】 billiards, pool, serial collisions (of cars)
  • 電気の球 【でんきのたま】 electric (light) bulb

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qiu2
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • pelota
  • esfera

Portuguese

  • bola
  • esfera

French

  • balle
  • sphère
188 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
275 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
257 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
379 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2941 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
845 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
736 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1359 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
726 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
739 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
935 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1319 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
658 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
880 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
944 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21011 Morohashi
969 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3643 New Nelson (John Haig)
935 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
370 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3142 2001 Kanji
4f7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
1313.2 Four corner code
1-21-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7403 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
广
grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)
Kun:
みが.くす.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1608 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 摩耗 【マモウ】 wear, abrasion
  • 磨羯宮 【マカツキュウ】 Capricorn (10th zodiacal sign), the Goat
  • 琢磨 【タクマ】 polish (jewels), cultivation
  • 達磨 【ダルマ】 daruma, tumbling doll, round, red-painted good-luck doll in the shape of Bodhidharma, with a blank eye to be completed when a person's wish is granted, Bodhidharma, prostitute

Kun reading compounds

  • 磨く 【みがく】 to polish, to shine, to brush (e.g. teeth), to grind (e.g. lens), to refine (e.g. a skill), to improve, to cultivate
  • 擦る 【する】 to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass), to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo2, mo4
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • pulido
  • abrillantado
  • pulir
  • abrillantar
  • lavarse los dientes

Portuguese

  • moer
  • polir
  • explorar
  • melhorar
  • escovar (dentes)

French

  • polir
  • moudre
  • récurer
  • améliorer
  • brosser (dents)
1831 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1376 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1985 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
768 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1632 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1731 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3946 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2033 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2744 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
601 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24449P Morohashi
3181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4045 New Nelson (John Haig)
594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1840 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
577 2001 Kanji
3q13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-13 SKIP code
3-11-5 SKIP code
0026.1 Four corner code
1-43-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
78e8 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
bake, burning
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
982 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 焼死 【ショウシ】 death by fire
  • 焼却 【ショウキャク】 incineration, destroy by fire
  • 半焼 【ハンショウ】 partial destruction by fire
  • 延焼 【エンショウ】 spread of fire

Kun reading compounds

  • 焼く 【やく】 to burn, to roast, to broil, to grill, to bake, to toast, to barbecue, to heat, to heat up, to make (charcoal, pottery, bricks, etc.), to bake, to fire, to burn, to tan (i.e. suntan), to burn, to print (a photo), to burn (an optical disc), to be jealous of, to be envious of, to envy
  • 焼き 【やき】 cooking, esp. frying or stir-frying, heating, tempering, -ware
  • 焼肉 【やきにく】 yakiniku, Japanese dish of grilled meat similar to Korean barbecue, roasted meat, grill
  • 卵焼き 【たまごやき】 rolled egg, rolled omelette (omelet), fried egg, frying pan for making rolled eggs
  • 塩焼き 【しおやき】 grilling (fish) with salt, broiling with salt, boiling seawater to get salt
  • 焼ける 【やける】 to burn, to be roasted, to be heated, to be sunburnt, to fade (in the sun), to glow red (i.e. of the sky at sunset), to be jealous, to be envious

Readings

Japanese names:
やい、 やき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shao1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • quemar
  • asar
  • hornear
  • quemarse
  • asarse
  • estar bronceado

Portuguese

  • assar
  • queimar

French

  • griller
  • brûler
434 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
539 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
509 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
733 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2772 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
671 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
717 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1588 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
920 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
942 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
218 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1268 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1256 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
681 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
909 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1208 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19166P Morohashi
997 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3438 New Nelson (John Haig)
1200 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1284 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
590 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1157 2001 Kanji
4d8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
1-1-11 SKIP code
9481.1 Four corner code
1-30-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
713c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
wine, alcohol
Parts:

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On reading compounds

  • 酎 【チュウ】 shōchū
  • 酎ハイ 【チュウハイ】 shōchū highball, cocktail of shōchū with tonic water
  • 麦焼酎 【ムギショウチュウ】 shōchū distilled from barley
  • 球磨焼酎 【クマジョウチュウ】 Kumamoto rice shōchū
  • 酎 【チュウ】 shōchū
  • 酎ハイ 【チュウハイ】 shōchū highball, cocktail of shōchū with tonic water

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4777 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2023 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1852 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1329 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39772 Morohashi
6161 New Nelson (John Haig)
2748 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1537 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
7e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
1460.0 Four corner code
1-35-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
914e Unicode hex code