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, parents' house
  • 転生 【テンセイ】 transmigration of souls, reincarnation
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, barbarous, callous, brutal, cruel, heartless

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
  • 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
  • 現生 【げんなま】 real money, 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
Chinese:
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
32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
horizon, shore, limit, bound
Kun:
はて
On:
ガイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1525 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 際涯 【サイガイ】 limits, boundary, end
  • 水涯 【スイガイ】 waters edge

Kun reading compounds

  • 涯 【はて】 horizon

Readings

Chinese:
ya2
Korean:
ae, eui

Spanish

  • horizonte
  • orilla
  • límite
  • extremo

Portuguese

  • horizonte
  • costa

French

  • horizon
  • rivage
1069 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1533 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2584 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1824 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1477 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1461 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1555 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1497 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1204 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
623 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
469 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
159 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17582 Morohashi
512 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3181 New Nelson (John Haig)
157 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
169 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1452 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
372 2001 Kanji
3a8.33 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3111.4 Four corner code
19-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6daf Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
study, learning, science
Kun:
まな.ぶ
On:
ガク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
63 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 学 【ガク】 learning, scholarship, study, erudition, knowledge, education, study of ..., -ology, -ics
  • 学位 【ガクイ】 (academic) degree
  • 短期大学 【タンキダイガク】 junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
  • 法医学 【ホウイガク】 forensic medicine, forensic pathology, medical jurisprudence, legal medicine

Kun reading compounds

  • 学ぶ 【まなぶ】 to study (in depth), to learn, to take lessons in

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のり
Chinese:
xue2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • estudio
  • aprendizaje
  • ciencia
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • estudo
  • aprendizagem
  • ciência

French

  • étudier
  • apprendre
  • science
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
10 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
33 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1271 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
66 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
44 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
719 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
109 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
460 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6974 Morohashi
2555 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 New Nelson (John Haig)
324 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
346 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
15 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
71 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
947 2001 Kanji
3n4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
3240.7 Four corner code
9040.7 Four corner code
19-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b66 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
learn
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
706 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 習性 【シュウセイ】 habit, behavior, behaviour, trait, nature
  • 習慣 【シュウカン】 habit, custom, cultural practice
  • 演習 【エンシュウ】 practice, practising, exercises, manoeuvres, maneuvers, seminar (student debates, presentations, etc.), practicum
  • 教習 【キョウシュウ】 training, instruction
  • 近習 【キンジュ】 attendant

Kun reading compounds

  • 習う 【ならう】 to take lessons in, to be taught, to learn (from a teacher), to study (under a teacher), to get training in
  • 習うより慣れろ 【ならうよりなれろ】 experience is the best teacher, custom makes all things easy, you learn best by doing, practice makes perfect, it is better to grow accustomed than to be taught
  • 習い 【ならい】 as is habit, the way life normally is
  • 習い事 【ならいごと】 accomplishment, lesson, practice
  • 見習い 【みならい】 apprenticeship, probation, learning by observation, apprentice, trainee, probationer
  • 行儀見習い 【ぎょうぎみならい】 learning good manners through apprenticeship (to an upper-class family)

Readings

Chinese:
xi2
Korean:
seub

Spanish

  • aprender
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • aprender

French

  • apprendre
426 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
323 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
307 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
665 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3675 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
320 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
238 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1468 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
591 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
601 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
201 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1572 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1711 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
581 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28672P Morohashi
2667 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4681 New Nelson (John Haig)
574 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
616 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
373 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3578 2001 Kanji
4c7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
1760.2 Four corner code
29-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fd2 Unicode hex code