Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
ring, circle, link, wheel
Kun:
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
409 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 環 【カン】 ring, band, rim, ring, circum-
  • 環境 【カンキョウ】 environment, circumstance
  • 円環 【エンカン】 circle, ring, torus
  • 外環 【ガイカン】 outer ring, outer loop

Kun reading compounds

  • 輪 【わ】 ring, circle, loop, hoop, wheel, circle (e.g. of friends)
  • 浮き輪 【うきわ】 swim ring, (rubber) swimming ring, life buoy, life belt, float
  • 耳環 【みみわ】 earring (non-pierced), helix

Readings

Japanese names:
たま、 たまき
Chinese:
huan2
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • círculo
  • anillo
  • eslabón
  • giro

Portuguese

  • argola
  • círculo
  • elo
  • roda

French

  • anneau
  • cercle
  • roue
  • maillon
1115 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
991 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2970 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1568 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
737 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2620 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
865 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
884 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1035 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1323 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1395 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1011 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
844 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21287 Morohashi
1090 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3680 New Nelson (John Haig)
836 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
899 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1875 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3165 2001 Kanji
4f13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-13 SKIP code
1613.2 Four corner code
20-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
74b0 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
boundary, border, region
Kun:
さかい
On:
キョウケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
346 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 境 【サカイ】 border, boundary, turning point, watershed, area, region, spot, space, environment, psychological state, mental state, cognitive object, something perceptible by the sense organs or mind
  • 境界 【キョウカイ】 boundary
  • 越境 【エッキョウ】 border transgression
  • 推奨環境 【スイショウカンキョウ】 system requirements (i.e. recommended hardware and software to run a package)
  • 境内 【ケイダイ】 grounds (esp. of shrines and temples), compound, churchyard, precincts

Kun reading compounds

  • 境 【さかい】 border, boundary, turning point, watershed, area, region, spot, space, environment, psychological state, mental state, cognitive object, something perceptible by the sense organs or mind
  • 境目 【さかいめ】 borderline, boundary
  • 生死の境 【せいしのさかい】 between life and death

Readings

Japanese names:
さか、 じき
Chinese:
jing4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • límite
  • frontera
  • región
  • circunstancia
  • borde

Portuguese

  • limite
  • borda
  • região

French

  • frontière
  • région
  • environnement
761 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
680 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
651 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
792 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1135 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
751 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
440 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2076 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
864 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
883 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1036 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
387 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
835 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
482 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
618 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
495 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5409 Morohashi
676 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1085 New Nelson (John Haig)
484 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
523 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
787 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1457 2001 Kanji
3b11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
4011.6 Four corner code
22-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5883 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
dirty, pollute, disgrace, rape, defile
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
908 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 汚水 【オスイ】 filthy water, sewage
  • 汚職 【オショク】 corruption
  • 貪汚 【タンオ】 greed, corruption

Kun reading compounds

  • 汚す 【よごす】 to pollute, to contaminate, to soil, to make dirty, to stain, to disgrace, to dishonour, to dishonor, to defile
  • 汚れる 【けがれる】 to be violated, to be corrupted, to be polluted, to be stained
  • 汚らわしい 【けがらわしい】 filthy, unfair, dirty, untouchable, disgusting, nasty, foul, odious, repulsive
  • 汚す 【よごす】 to pollute, to contaminate, to soil, to make dirty, to stain, to disgrace, to dishonour, to dishonor, to defile
  • 汚れる 【よごれる】 to get dirty, to become dirty, to become sullied, to become corrupted, to lose one's chastity
  • 汚い 【きたない】 dirty, filthy, foul, unclean, disordered, messy, untidy, poor (e.g. handwriting), indecent (language, etc.), dirty, vulgar, coarse, dastardly, mean, base, underhanded, stingy, greedy
  • 汚い手を使う 【きたないてをつかう】 to play a dirty trick, to use underhanded methods, to hit below the belt, to play false

Readings

Chinese:
wu1
Korean:
o

Spanish

  • sucio
  • manchado
  • manchar
  • deshonrar
  • ensuciar
  • difamar
  • obsceno
  • ensuciarse

Portuguese

  • sujo
  • poluir
  • desgraça
  • estupro
  • sujar

French

  • sale
  • polluer
  • disgrâce
  • profaner
  • souiller
1031 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1246 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2494 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1531 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
666 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
693 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
706 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
907 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1158 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
258 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1253 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17133 Morohashi
222 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3047 New Nelson (John Haig)
1245 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1334 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1083 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
352 2001 Kanji
3a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1-3-4 SKIP code
3112.7 Four corner code
17-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c5a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
dye, color, paint, stain, print
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
837 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 染色体 【センショクタイ】 chromosome
  • 染色 【センショク】 dyeing, staining, dyed colour (color)
  • 媒染 【バイセン】 color fixing, colour fixing, mordantizing
  • 複合汚染 【フクゴウオセン】 multiple contamination

Kun reading compounds

  • 染める 【そめる】 to dye, to colour, to color
  • 染まる 【そまる】 to be dyed, to be tainted, to be infected, to be stained, to be steeped
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression
  • 染み 【しみ】 stain, spot, smudge, blot, smear, blotch, spot (on one's skin, e.g. chloasma, liver spot), blemish, discoloration, freckle
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression

Readings

Japanese names:
そめ
Chinese:
ran3
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • tinte
  • teñir
  • contagiar
  • colorear
  • manchar
  • mancha

Portuguese

  • tinta
  • cor
  • pintura
  • tingir
  • impressão

French

  • teindre
  • tache
  • pollution
  • colorer
  • peindre
  • imprimer
928 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
917 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2240 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
974 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1426 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
968 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
779 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
908 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1058 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1640 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14621 Morohashi
2572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 New Nelson (John Haig)
509 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
548 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
889 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
364 2001 Kanji
4a5.35 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
3490.4 Four corner code
32-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67d3 Unicode hex code