Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth
Kun:
ことわり
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
86 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 理 【リ】 reason, principle, logic, general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon), (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos
  • 理科 【リカ】 science (inc. mathematics, medicine, etc.), natural science, science department (university), science course, science (as a school subject)
  • 合理 【ゴウリ】 rationality
  • 経理 【ケイリ】 accounting, administration (of money)

Kun reading compounds

  • 理 【ことわり】 reason, logic, sense, natural way of things

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 おさむ、 さと、 さとる、 ただ、 ただし、 とおる、 に、 のり、 ひ、 まこと、 まさ、 まさし、 まろ、 みち、 よし
Chinese:
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • lógica
  • razón
  • preparar

Portuguese

  • lógica
  • arranjo
  • razão
  • justiça
  • verdade

French

  • logique
  • principe
  • raison
  • justice
  • vérité
333 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
239 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
220 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
95 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2942 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
104 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
217 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1361 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
143 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
143 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
241 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1321 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1220 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
881 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
271 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21014 Morohashi
970 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3644 New Nelson (John Haig)
265 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
283 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
59 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
212 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
1611.4 Four corner code
45-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7406 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
horn
Parts:
Variants:
unravel, notes, key, explanation, understanding, untie, undo, solve, answer, cancel, absolve, explain, minute
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
176 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 解 【カイ】 solution (of equation)
  • 解禁 【カイキン】 lifting a ban, raising an embargo, opening a season (hunting, fishing, etc.), publishing contents, revealing information
  • 瓦解 【ガカイ】 collapse, downfall
  • 明解 【メイカイ】 clear understanding
  • 解熱 【ゲネツ】 lowering a fever, alleviation of fever
  • 解脱 【ゲダツ】 being liberated from earthly desires and the woes of man, (reaching) nirvana, moksha, mukti
  • 雪消 【ユキゲ】 snow melting, water from melting snow

Kun reading compounds

  • 解く 【とく】 to untie, to unfasten, to unwrap, to undo, to unbind, to unpack, to unsew, to unstitch, to solve, to work out, to answer, to dispel (misunderstanding, etc.), to clear up, to remove (suspicion), to appease, to dissolve (a contract), to cancel, to remove (a prohibition), to lift (a ban), to raise (a siege), to release (from duty), to relieve, to dismiss, to comb (out), to card, to untangle (hair)
  • 溶かす 【とかす】 to dissolve, to melt
  • 梳かす 【とかす】 to comb out, to brush, to untangle, to unravel
  • 解ける 【とける】 to be solved, to loosen, to come untied, to be removed (e.g. restrictions), to be cleared (e.g. misunderstandings), to be broken (e.g. spells, curses), to melt
  • 解く 【ほどく】 to undo, to untie, to unfasten, to unlace, to unravel, to loosen
  • 解ける 【ほどける】 to come lose, to come untied, to come undone, to unravel, to loosen up (e.g. tension)
  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out

Readings

Japanese names:
さとる、 とけ
Chinese:
jie3, jie4, xie4
Korean:
hae, gae

Spanish

  • desenredar
  • desatar
  • liberar
  • aclarar
  • resolver
  • peinarse
  • aflojar

Portuguese

  • solucionar
  • notas
  • chave
  • explicação
  • compreensão
  • desamarrar
  • desfazer
  • resolveer
  • resposta
  • cancelar
  • absolver
  • explicar
  • deta

French

  • délier
  • notes
  • clé
  • explication
  • compréhension
  • défaire
  • résoudre
  • répondre
  • annuler
  • absoudre
  • expliquer
  • minute
567 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
662 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
632 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
192 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
577 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
892 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
474 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
293 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1651 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1913 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1017 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1831 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35067 Morohashi
1517 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5548 New Nelson (John Haig)
1814 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1955 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
142 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
769 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2555 2001 Kanji
4g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
2725.2 Four corner code
18-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89e3 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
request, want, wish for, require, demand
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
220 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 求職 【キュウショク】 job hunting, seeking employment
  • 求刑 【キュウケイ】 recommended sentence, prosecution's demand for punishment
  • 身代金要求 【ミノシロキンヨウキュウ】 ransom demand
  • 希求 【キキュウ】 longing, great desire, aspiration
  • 求道 【キュウドウ】 seeking for truth
  • 求不得苦 【グフトクク】 the pain of not getting what one seeks
  • 勤求 【ゴング】 inquiring the Buddha way
  • 欣求 【ゴング】 earnest aspiration (to go to paradise)

Kun reading compounds

  • 求める 【もとめる】 to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to seek, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy

Readings

Chinese:
qiu2
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • petición
  • demanda
  • buscar
  • pedir
  • demandar
  • reclamar
  • desear

Portuguese

  • solicitação
  • desejar
  • deseja para
  • requer
  • demanda

French

  • réclamer
  • demander
  • vouloir
  • désirer
583 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
455 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
332 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
584 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
664 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
537 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
724 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
737 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
933 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1155 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4365 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
943 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17105 Morohashi
3550 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3036 New Nelson (John Haig)
934 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1004 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
297 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
478 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1442 2001 Kanji
2b5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4313.2 Four corner code
21-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c42 Unicode hex code