Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
sweet
Parts:
sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1248 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • さつま芋 【サツマイモ】 sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)
  • 甘言 【カンゲン】 sweet words, smooth talk, cajolery, flattery, sycophancy

Kun reading compounds

  • 甘い 【あまい】 sweet-tasting, sweet, sugary, sugared, fragrant (smelling), sweet (music), lightly salted, light in salt, not spicy, naive, overly optimistic, soft on, generous, indulgent, easy-going, lenient, half-hearted, not finished properly, insufficient, not satisfactory, inadequate, loose, mild, tempting, enticing, luring
  • 甘い顔をする 【あまいかおをする】 to go easy on someone, to be easygoing, to be lenient
  • 甘える 【あまえる】 to behave like a spoiled child, to fawn on, to take advantage of, to presume upon (e.g. another's benevolence), to depend on
  • 甘やかす 【あまやかす】 to pamper, to spoil
  • 上手い 【うまい】 skillful, skilful, skilled, good, expert, clever (expression, trick, etc.), apt, appropriate, delicious, tasty, good, nice, good (deal, idea, etc.), profitable, promising, lucky, fortunate, successful, satisfactory, splendid
  • うまい話 【うまいはなし】 too-good-to-be-true offers (e.g. scams and frauds), too-good-to-be-true stories

Readings

Japanese names:
かも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gan1
Korean:
gam

Spanish

  • dulce
  • sabroso
  • bueno
  • tener cariño a
  • mimar
  • consentir

Portuguese

  • doce
  • seduzir
  • mimar
  • contentar
  • açucarado

French

  • doux
  • enjôler
  • dorloter
  • être content
  • sucré
1093 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1212 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2988 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1333 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
738 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
207 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1492 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1591 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
345 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1325 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2930 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1773 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21643 Morohashi
3494 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3710 New Nelson (John Haig)
1757 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1894 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1052 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
0a5.32 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
4-4-2 SKIP code
4477.0 Four corner code
1-20-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7518 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
say, word
Kun:
い.うこと
On:
ゲンゴン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
83 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 言 【ゲン】 word, remark, statement
  • 言及 【ゲンキュウ】 reference, allusion
  • 過言 【カゴン】 exaggeration, overstatement, saying too much, misstatement, slip of the tongue, gaffe
  • 狂言 【キョウゲン】 kyogen, farce presented between noh plays or during the interlude of a noh play, kabuki play, kabuki performance, make-believe, ruse, trick
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 言下 【ゲンカ】 promptly
  • 過言 【カゴン】 exaggeration, overstatement, saying too much, misstatement, slip of the tongue, gaffe
  • 二言 【ニゴン】 double-dealing, double tongue, going back on what one has said, repeating oneself

Kun reading compounds

  • 言う 【いう】 to say, to utter, to declare, to name, to call, to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise
  • 言うまでもない 【いうまでもない】 goes without saying, needless to say, obvious
  • 言 【げん】 word, remark, statement
  • 言葉 【ことば】 language, dialect, word, phrase, expression, term, speech, (manner of) speaking, (use of) language, words, remark, statement, comment, learning to speak, language acquisition
  • 禍言 【まがごと】 ominous word, ill-omened word, misfortune
  • 二言 【ふたこと】 two words, repetition

Readings

Japanese names:
とき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2
Korean:
eon

Spanish

  • palabras
  • decir

Portuguese

  • Dizer
  • palavras

French

  • dire
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
274 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
279 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4309 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
43 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
85 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
439 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
66 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
203 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1653 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1698 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
341 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35205 Morohashi
1941 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5552 New Nelson (John Haig)
335 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
357 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
44 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
142 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-24-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a00 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece
Kun:
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
414 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 葉 【ヨウ】 counter for leaves, pieces of paper, etc., counter for boats
  • 葉胃 【ヨウイ】 omasum, psalterium, third compartment of the stomach in ruminants
  • 枝葉 【シヨウ】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 中葉 【チュウヨウ】 about the middle (of an era), middle lobe (right lung), median lobe (prostate)

Kun reading compounds

  • 葉 【は】 leaf, blade (of grass), (pine) needle
  • 葉書 【はがき】 postcard, memo, note, card
  • 枝葉 【しよう】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 一葉 【いちよう】 one leaf, one page, one sheet, one card, one photo, one boat

Readings

Japanese names:
よ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xie2, ye4, she4
Korean:
yeob, seob

Spanish

  • hoja
  • contador de cosas planas
  • follaje

Portuguese

  • folha
  • avião
  • ponta
  • agulha
  • lâmina
  • lança
  • sufixo p/ contagem de coisas chatas

French

  • feuille
  • lobe
  • aiguille
  • brin (herbe)
  • fragment
  • compteur d'objets plats
327 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
428 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
405 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
405 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4001 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
179 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
870 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
253 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
569 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
663 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2912 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1497 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2024 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
233 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31387P Morohashi
2321 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5129 New Nelson (John Haig)
228 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
243 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
275 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
412 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k9.21 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
1-45-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8449 Unicode hex code