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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On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生徒 【セイト】 pupil, student, schoolchild
  • 人生 【ジンセイ】 (one's) life
  • 育成 【イクセイ】 rearing, training, nurture, cultivation, promotion
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生じる 【ショウジル】 to produce, to yield, to cause, to result from, to arise, to be generated
  • 出生 【シュッショウ】 birth
  • 畜生 【チクショウ】 damn it, damn, son of a bitch, for Christ's sake, beast, animal, person reborn into the animal realm, brute, bastard

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.)
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 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

8 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 放送 【ホウソウ】 broadcasting, broadcast, program, announcement
  • 放る 【ホウル】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished
  • 開放 【カイホウ】 opening (a door, window, etc.), leaving open, opening up (e.g. to the public), allowing (public) access
  • 解放 【カイホウ】 release, unleashing, liberation, emancipation, setting free, deallocation (of computer memory)

Kun reading compounds

  • 放す 【はなす】 to release, to let go, to free, to set free, to let loose, to turn loose, to add (pieces of eggplant, potato, etc.) to water, broth, etc.
  • 放つ 【はなつ】 to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.), to shoot, to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind, to set free, to release, to let loose, to emit (e.g. light), to give off (e.g. a scent), to send out (a person to carry out a duty), to set fire to
  • 放れる 【はなれる】 to get free (from), to be freed, to be released
  • 放く 【こく】 to let loose (e.g. a fart), to utter (e.g. a lie), to say, to do
  • 放る 【ほうる】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished

Readings

Japanese names:
はなれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang4
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dejar libre
  • soltar
  • liberar
  • emitir
  • separarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • libertar
  • liberação
  • fogo
  • disparar
  • emitir
  • banir
  • liberar

French

  • libérer
  • relâcher
  • renvoyer
  • enflammer
  • bannir
  • émettre
512 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
391 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
585 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
606 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1058 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13133 Morohashi
853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2333 New Nelson (John Haig)
496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
325 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
314 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4h4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
1-42-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653e Unicode hex code

9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
escort, send
Kun:
おく.る
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
311 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 送料 【ソウリョウ】 postage, carriage, shipping charge
  • 送別 【ソウベツ】 farewell, send-off
  • 放送 【ホウソウ】 broadcasting, broadcast, program, announcement
  • 郵送 【ユウソウ】 mailing, posting

Kun reading compounds

  • 送る 【おくる】 to send (a thing), to dispatch, to despatch, to transmit, to take or escort (a person somewhere), to see off (a person), to bid farewell (to the departed), to bury, to spend (time), to live one's life, to pass (down the line), to affix okurigana

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
song4
Korean:
song

Spanish

  • enviar
  • remitir
  • expedir

Portuguese

  • acompanhante
  • enviar

French

  • escorter
  • envoyer
268 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
349 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
331 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
220 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
192 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
260 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
441 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
447 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
206 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
686 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3837 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1968 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2664 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2035 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38842P Morohashi
3093 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6039 New Nelson (John Haig)
2016 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2172 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
440 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
335 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
2q6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3-2-6 SKIP code
3830.3 Four corner code
1-33-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9001 Unicode hex code