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, 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

8 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
thing, object, matter
Kun:
ものもの-
On:
ブツモツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
215 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 物 【ブツ】 stock, products, stolen goods, loot, spoils
  • 物議 【ブツギ】 public discussion, public criticism, controversy
  • 異物 【イブツ】 foreign substance, foreign body, foreign contamination, foreign material, strange object, unusual object, dead body, corpse, remains
  • 遺物 【イブツ】 relic, remains, memento
  • 財物 【ザイブツ】 property
  • 幣物 【ヘイモツ】 Shinto offerings, present to a guest

Kun reading compounds

  • 物 【もの】 thing, object, article, stuff, substance, one's things, possessions, property, belongings, things, something, anything, everything, nothing, quality, reason, the way of things, used to emphasize emotion, judgment, etc., used to indicate a common occurrence in the past (after a verb in past tense), used to indicate a general tendency, used to indicate something that should happen, item classified as ..., item related to ..., work in the genre of ..., cause of ..., cause for ..., somehow, somewhat, for some reason, really, truly
  • 物言い 【ものいい】 manner of speaking, verbal argument, objection, protesting a decision (esp. that of a sumo referee), rumor, rumour
  • 先物 【さきもの】 futures, futures contract
  • 拾い物 【ひろいもの】 a find, windfall, bargain

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu4
Korean:
mul

Spanish

  • cosa
  • objeto
  • materia

Portuguese

  • coisa
  • objeto
  • matéria

French

  • objet
  • chose
  • matière
313 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
410 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
387 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
126 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2857 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
74 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
214 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
611 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
79 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
79 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
321 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1290 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1084 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
777 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1059 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19959 Morohashi
874 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3538 New Nelson (John Haig)
1050 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1129 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
95 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
313 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2451 2001 Kanji
4g4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
2752.0 Four corner code
1-42-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7269 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
amass, raise, hoard, store
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1260 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 蓄積 【チクセキ】 accumulation, accumulate, store
  • 蓄財 【チクザイ】 amassing of wealth
  • 備蓄 【ビチク】 stockpile, reserves, storing, stocking up, laying in (supplies)
  • 含蓄 【ガンチク】 implication, significance, connotation, depth of meaning, complications of a problem

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓄える 【たくわえる】 to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one's skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acaudalar
  • amasar
  • almacenar
  • ahorrar

Portuguese

  • acumular
  • ter uma concubina
  • fonógrafo

French

  • accumuler
  • stocker
  • mettre de côté
  • gramophone
  • avoir une maîtresse
1579 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1287 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4024 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1101 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1706 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1224 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1288 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
666 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2931 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1506 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1397 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31642P Morohashi
2333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5161 New Nelson (John Haig)
1385 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1486 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1658 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
3k10.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-8-5 SKIP code
4460.3 Four corner code
1-35-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84c4 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
volume, product (x*y), acreage, contents, pile up, stack, load, amass
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
541 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 積 【セキ】 product, volume, area
  • 積載 【セキサイ】 lading, loading, carrying
  • 作付面積 【サクヅケメンセキ】 planted area
  • 蓄積 【チクセキ】 accumulation, accumulate, store

Kun reading compounds

  • 積む 【つむ】 to pile up, to stack, to load (car, ship, etc.), to pack, to acquire, to accumulate
  • 積もる 【つもる】 to pile up, to accumulate, to estimate
  • 積もり 【つもり】 intention, plan, purpose, expectation, belief, assumption, thought, conviction, estimate, estimation, calculation
  • 積り書 【つもりがき】 written estimate

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 さか、 しゃこ、 ずみ、 つみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
jeog, ja

Spanish

  • amontonar
  • apilar
  • amplitud
  • producto (matemáticas)

Portuguese

  • volume
  • produto (x*y)
  • terras
  • comteúdos
  • empilhar
  • pilha
  • carga
  • acumular

French

  • volume
  • produit (x*y)
  • aire
  • contenu
  • entasser
  • empiler
  • charger
  • amasser
445 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
550 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
521 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
506 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
766 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
784 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
656 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
667 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
886 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1448 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1579 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1142 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1557 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25266 Morohashi
1236 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4176 New Nelson (John Haig)
1543 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1663 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
632 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2261 2001 Kanji
5d11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-11 SKIP code
2598.6 Four corner code
1-32-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a4d Unicode hex code