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

10 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
rend, rip, tear, break, destroy, defeat, frustrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
590 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 破 【ハ】 (in gagaku or noh) middle section of a song
  • 破壊 【ハカイ】 destruction, disruption, (application) crash
  • 大破 【タイハ】 serious damage, drubbing
  • 踏破 【トウハ】 travelling on foot, traveling on foot, travelling all over

Kun reading compounds

  • 破る 【やぶる】 to tear, to rip, to break, to destroy, to break through (cordon, opponent's defense, etc.), to breach, to defeat, to beat, to break (e.g. silence), to disturb (e.g. peace), to shatter (e.g. dream), to disrupt, to spoil, to violate (e.g. rule), to break (e.g. promise), to infringe, to break (a record)
  • 破れる 【やぶれる】 to get torn, to tear, to rip, to break, to wear out, to be broken off (of negotiations, etc.), to break down, to collapse, to fall into ruin
  • 割れる 【われる】 to break, to be smashed, to split, to crack, to fissure, to be torn, to be divided (opinion, vote, etc.), to split (e.g. of a party), to come to light, to become clear, to be identified, to be revealed, to be distorted (of a sound), to be divisible (without a remainder), to go below a minimum

Readings

Chinese:
po4
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • dañar
  • romper
  • rasgar
  • derrotar
  • completar
  • especial
  • desgarrar
  • desgarrarse
  • desgastarse

Portuguese

  • arrancar
  • rasgar
  • lágrima
  • quebrar
  • destruir
  • derrotar
  • frustrar

French

  • déchirer
  • casser
  • détruire
  • défaire
  • frustrer
692 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
788 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
767 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
634 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
645 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
765 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1113 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
665 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
676 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1037 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1401 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1478 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
784 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1064 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
814 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24124 Morohashi
1150 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3999 New Nelson (John Haig)
806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
869 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
427 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
719 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
5a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
1464.7 Four corner code
39-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7834 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
demolition, break, destroy
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
727 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 壊滅 【カイメツ】 destruction, annihilation, devastation, catastrophe
  • 壊血病 【カイケツビョウ】 scurvy
  • 損壊 【ソンカイ】 damage, destruction
  • 全壊 【ゼンカイ】 complete destruction
  • 壊死 【エシ】 necrosis
  • 壊劫 【エコウ】 the kalpa of destruction (the third aeon of the universe)
  • 不壊 【フエ】 indestructibility
  • 金剛不壊 【コンゴウフエ】 firm and solid, sturdy and indestructible, unshakable, adamantine

Kun reading compounds

  • 壊す 【こわす】 to break, to destroy, to demolish, to wreck, to ruin, to spoil, to damage, to break (a bill, etc.)
  • 壊れる 【こわれる】 to be broken, to break, to fall through, to come to nothing

Readings

Chinese:
huai4, pi1
Korean:
koe

Spanish

  • colapso
  • derrumbe
  • destrucción
  • romper
  • romperse
  • averiarse

Portuguese

  • demolição
  • quebrar
  • destruir

French

  • démolition
  • casser
  • détruire
1066 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1266 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1147 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1578 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2602 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1407 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1496 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1038 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
390 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
934 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
684 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
407 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5541P Morohashi
756 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1102 New Nelson (John Haig)
400 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
427 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1822 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
3b13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
4413.2 Four corner code
18-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58ca Unicode hex code