Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
armor, high (voice), A grade, first class, former, instep, carapace
Kun:
きのえ
On:
コウカン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1073 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 甲 【コウ】 carapace, shell, 1st in rank, grade A, instep, back of hand, the A party (e.g. in a contract), the first party, plaintiff (label in legal documents)
  • 甲板 【カンパン】 deck (of a ship)
  • 装甲 【ソウコウ】 armoring, armouring, armor, armour
  • 亀甲 【キッコウ】 tortoise shell
  • 甲 【カン】 treble range (in Japanese music), high note
  • 甲板 【カンパン】 deck (of a ship)

Kun reading compounds

  • 甲 【きのえ】 first sign of the Chinese calendar
  • 甲戌 【きのえいぬ】 Wood Dog (11th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1934, 1994, 2054)

Readings

Japanese names:
かぶと、 き、 まさ、 まさる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia3
Korean:
gab

Spanish

  • caparazón
  • armadura
  • voz alta
  • primero

Portuguese

  • armadura
  • alto (voz)
  • Um grau
  • umterior
  • peito do pé
  • carapaça

French

  • armure
  • carapace
  • haute (voix)
  • premier ordre
  • première classe
  • ancien
  • cou-de-pied
  • signe du 1er tronc céleste
1243 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1071 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
92 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1082 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1540 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
184 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
982 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1016 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1816 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2923 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1122 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21725 Morohashi
3481 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3725 New Nelson (John Haig)
1113 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1194 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1053 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
0a5.34 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
6050.0 Four corner code
1-25-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7532 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
beautiful, patterned
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2103 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 斐紙 【ヒシ】 traditional Japanese paper made from the fibre of plant species Diplomorpha sikokiana (high quality, glossy)
  • 斐然 【ヒゼン】 beautiful, florid
  • 甲斐 【カイ】 effect, result, worth, use, avail, Kai (former province located in present-day Yamanashi Prefecture)
  • 甲斐 【ガイ】 effect, result, worth, use, avail

Readings

Japanese names:
あや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fei3
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • bello
  • estampado

Portuguese

French

5081 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1781 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2082 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3449 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1776 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2417 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
13469 Morohashi
2776 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2370 New Nelson (John Haig)
2897 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2906 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2j10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
1140.0 Four corner code
1-40-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6590 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not
Kun:
な.い
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
274 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 無 【ム】 nothing, naught, nought, nil, zero, un-, non-
  • 無理 【ムリ】 unreasonable, unnatural, unjustifiable, impossible, forcible, forced, compulsory, excessive (work, etc.), immoderate, to work too hard, to try too hard, no way, not a chance, never, dream on, irrational
  • 瓜姆 【グアム】 Guam
  • 皆無 【カイム】 nonexistent, nil, none, nothing (at all), bugger-all
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 無事 【ブジ】 safety, security, peace, quiet, safely, without incident, successfully, good health, inaction, ennui

Kun reading compounds

  • 無い 【ない】 nonexistent, not being (there), unowned, not had, unpossessed, unique, not, impossible, won't happen, not, to not be, to have not
  • ないと行けない 【ないといけない】 have to (verb), must (verb), is indispensable, absolutely necessary
  • 苦無 【くない】 ninja throwing knives, mediaeval farming tool for digging, prying, etc.

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu2, mo2
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • nada
  • inexistente
  • prefijo negativo
  • no hay

Portuguese

  • Sem valor
  • nada
  • não sou/ estou
  • nihil
  • não

French

  • néant
  • rien
  • ne pas
  • non
  • in-
  • négatif
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
620 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
796 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
227 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2773 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
386 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
715 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1789 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2648 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1832 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1791 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19113 Morohashi
2135 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1775 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1913 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
179 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
600 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2340 2001 Kanji
4d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-8-4 SKIP code
8033.1 Four corner code
1-44-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7121 Unicode hex code