Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
29 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生育 【セイイク】 birth and growth, giving birth and raising, development, breeding
  • 回生 【カイセイ】 resurrection, resuscitation, regeneration, university student in ... year
  • 公衆衛生 【コウシュウエイセイ】 sanitation, public health
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生家 【セイカ】 house where one was born, one's parents' house
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, cruel, heartless, callous, brutal
  • 死生 【シセイ】 life and death

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, dough, batter, inherent quality, one's true character, one's true colours, unglazed pottery, skin with no make-up, uncoated metal
  • 死に生き 【しにいき】 death and life, death or life, death
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (sex), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, blank (e.g. disk), unused, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, insufficient, incomplete, half-baked, half-hearted, perfunctory, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現ナマ 【げんナマ】 cold cash, hard cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
1-32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
in front, before
Kun:
まえ-まえ
On:
ゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
27 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 前 【ゼン】 last (i.e. immediately preceding), previous, ex-, former, pre- (e.g. premodern), before, before, earlier
  • 前衛 【ゼンエイ】 advance guard, vanguard, avant-garde (e.g. music)
  • 中前 【チュウゼン】 front of center field, front of centre field
  • 風前 【フウゼン】 where the wind blows

Kun reading compounds

  • 前 【まえ】 in front (of), before (e.g. a building), before, earlier, previously, prior, ago, (minutes) to (the hour), (the) front, frontal part, fore, head (e.g. of a line), forward, ahead, (in the) presence (of), in front (of someone), previous (e.g. page), prior (e.g. engagement), first (e.g. half), former (e.g. example), portion, helping, front (of one's body or clothing), breast (of a coat, kimono, etc.), privates, private parts, criminal record, previous conviction, (a) prior
  • 前売り 【まえうり】 advance sale, booking
  • 左前 【ひだりまえ】 wearing a kimono with the right side over the left (normally used only for the dead), going badly (one's business, one's fortune, the economy), being in a bad financial situation, front left, front and left, before and left
  • 出前 【でまえ】 home delivery (of food), outside catering

Readings

Japanese names:
さき、 さと、 まい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • antes
  • delante de

Portuguese

  • em frente
  • antes

French

  • devant
  • avant
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
177 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
159 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
38 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
595 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
139 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
23 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
921 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
47 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
47 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
29 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
196 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2819 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1453 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1957 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
296 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2011X Morohashi
2266 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
490 New Nelson (John Haig)
290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
309 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
53 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
182 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
943 2001 Kanji
2o7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
2-2-7 SKIP code
8022.1 Four corner code
1-33-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
524d Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
presents, send, give to, award to, confer on, presenting something
Kun:
おく.る
On:
ゾウソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1001 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 贈答 【ゾウトウ】 exchange of presents
  • 贈呈 【ゾウテイ】 presentation (e.g. of a gift, etc.)
  • 遺贈 【イゾウ】 bequest, legacy
  • 恵贈 【ケイゾウ】 presenting (a gift, etc.), giving, bestowing

Kun reading compounds

  • 贈る 【おくる】 to give (as a gift), to present, to confer, to bestow, to award

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zeng4
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • otorgar
  • regalar
  • ofrecer

Portuguese

  • presentes
  • enviar
  • dar
  • premiar
  • conferir a
  • apresentar alguma coisa

French

  • cadeau
  • envoyer
  • offrir
  • donner
  • accorder
  • conférer
  • remise (prix)
1533 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
894 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4525 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1349 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
932 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1364 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1451 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1224 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1750 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2064 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1084 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1472 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
515 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36920P Morohashi
1634 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5827 New Nelson (John Haig)
503 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
542 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1907 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3978 2001 Kanji
7b11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-11 SKIP code
6886.6 Four corner code
1-34-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d08 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
bestow, participate in, give, award, impart, provide, cause, gift, godsend
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
308 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 与野党 【ヨヤトウ】 ruling and opposition parties, parties in and out of power
  • 与党 【ヨトウ】 ruling party, government party, party in power, government
  • 賞与 【ショウヨ】 bonus, reward, prize
  • 贈与 【ゾウヨ】 donation, presentation

Kun reading compounds

  • 与える 【あたえる】 to give (esp. to someone of lower status), to bestow, to grant, to confer, to present, to award, to provide, to afford, to offer, to supply, to assign, to cause, to pass (a variable to a function)
  • 与る 【あずかる】 to participate in, to take part in, to play a part in, to receive, to be given, to enjoy
  • 与する 【くみする】 to take part in, to be a party to, to side with, to support, to agree with

Readings

Japanese names:
とも、 ゆ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
yeo

Spanish

  • otorgar
  • conceder
  • proveer
  • unir fuerzas

Portuguese

  • conferir
  • participar em
  • prêmio
  • dar
  • fornecer
  • causa
  • presente
  • dádiva

French

  • donner
  • conférer
  • participer à
  • décerner
  • fournir
  • cause
  • don
  • don du ciel
1873 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
485 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
6 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
983 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
285 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
101 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
539 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
548 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
713 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
9 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4229 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2887 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1254 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20 Morohashi
3421 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6 New Nelson (John Haig)
1246 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1335 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
334 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1011 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1247 2001 Kanji
0a3.23 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
2140.7 Four corner code
1-45-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0e Unicode hex code