Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
uncommon, different, queerness, strangeness, wonderful, curious, unusual
Kun:
ことこと.なる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
631 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 異 【イ】 difference (of opinion), strange, odd, unusual, different
  • 異議 【イギ】 objection, dissent, protest
  • 天変地異 【テンペンチイ】 natural disaster, cataclysm
  • 小異 【ショウイ】 minor differences

Kun reading compounds

  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 異なる 【ことなる】 to differ, to vary, to disagree
  • 異なる 【ことなる】 to differ, to vary, to disagree
  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 異な 【けな】 exceptional, praiseworthy, laudable

Readings

Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • raro
  • extraño
  • inusual
  • diferente

Portuguese

  • incomum
  • esquisito
  • estranho
  • raro
  • curioso
  • maravilhoso

French

  • inhabituel
  • bizarrerie
  • étrangeté
  • surprenant
  • curieux
  • extraordinaire
738 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
826 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
807 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
707 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3008 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
581 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
746 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1061 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1106 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1196 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1342 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3195 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1651 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1814 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21854 Morohashi
2584 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3757 New Nelson (John Haig)
1797 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1936 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
918 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3661 2001 Kanji
5f6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-6 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
16-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7570 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 根堅州国 【ねのかたすくに】 underworld, netherworld

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Chinese:
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, complexion, skin colour, skin color, look (on one's face), expression, appearance, air, feeling, personality, character, tone (of one's voice, etc.), tune, sound, ring, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, paramour, beauty, sexiness, physical appeal, kind, type, variety
  • 色合い 【いろあい】 colouring, coloring, shade (of colour), hue, tone, tinge, tint, flavour, nuance, feel, sense, look
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 橙色 【だいだいいろ】 orange (color, colour)

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Chinese:
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
romance, in love, yearn for, miss, darling
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1296 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 恋愛 【レンアイ】 love, love-making, passion, emotion, affections
  • 恋歌 【コイウタ】 love song, love poem
  • 悲恋 【ヒレン】 blighted love, disappointed love
  • 破恋 【ハレン】 disappointed love, broken heart, unrequited love, being lovelorn

Kun reading compounds

  • 恋う 【こう】 to love
  • 恋 【こい】 (romantic) love
  • 恋人 【こいびと】 lover, sweetheart, boyfriend, girlfriend
  • 片恋 【かたこい】 unrequited love, one-sided love
  • ガチ恋 【ガチこい】 falling in love with an idol, fans who are in love with an idol, etc.
  • 恋しい 【こいしい】 yearned for, longed for, missed

Readings

Chinese:
lian4
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

  • romance
  • amor
  • enamoramiento
  • enamorado
  • querido
  • enamorarse

Portuguese

  • romance
  • apaixonar-se
  • sentir saudades
  • sentir falta

French

  • chérir
  • amour
  • idylle
  • languir
  • manquer
1931 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1123 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
313 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1012 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
536 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1223 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
258 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
258 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1078 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
784 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2602 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1331 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1804 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1764 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10537 Morohashi
2098 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1852 New Nelson (John Haig)
1748 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1885 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1333 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
458 2001 Kanji
2j8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-6-4 SKIP code
0033.3 Four corner code
46-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
604b Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
wandering, waves, billows, reckless, unrestrained
On:
ロウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1508 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 浪 【ロウ】 person who has spent X years after graduating high school attempting to get admitted to (a specific) university
  • 浪人 【ロウニン】 rōnin, ronin, masterless samurai, high school graduate waiting for another chance to enter university after having failed the yearly entrance examination, person out of work, jobless person, wanderer, drifter
  • 放浪 【ホウロウ】 wandering
  • 1浪 【イチロウ】 failing college entrance exams and retaking them a year later

Readings

Japanese names:
なに、 なみ
Chinese:
lang4
Korean:
rang

Spanish

  • ola
  • onda
  • ondulación
  • fluctuación
  • divagación
  • vagar
  • inutilidad

Portuguese

  • vagabundando
  • ondas
  • vagas

French

  • ondes
  • vagues
  • flots
1937 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1445 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2570 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1197 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1475 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1339 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1753 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1877 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1398 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1202 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
527 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
398 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1482 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17482 Morohashi
439 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3155 New Nelson (John Haig)
1470 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1580 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1362 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
365 2001 Kanji
3a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3313.2 Four corner code
47-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d6a Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
cartoon, involuntarily, unrestrained, in spite of oneself, corrupt
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1408 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 漫画家 【マンガカ】 cartoonist, manga artist
  • 漫画 【マンガ】 cartoon, comic, comic strip
  • 海漫 【カイマン】 ocean, large sea
  • 浪漫 【ロウマン】 romance (e.g. Arthurian romances), heroic tale, (nigh) impossible dream, adventurous spirit, great undertaking, epic adventure, (full-length) novel, romance, love affair, romanticism

Kun reading compounds

  • 漫ろ 【そぞろ】 restless, on edge (and unable to concentrate), distracted, for some reason
  • そぞろ歩き 【そぞろあるき】 slow, relaxed walk, stroll

Readings

Chinese:
man4, man2
Korean:
man

Spanish

  • involuntariamente
  • relajado
  • flojo

Portuguese

  • desenho animado
  • involuntariamente
  • no interesse de a si próprio
  • corrompido

French

  • manga
  • imprécis
  • involontaire
  • à contre-coeur
  • corrompre
1838 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1350 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1389 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1497 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1411 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1500 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
652 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1246 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
858 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
494 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
633 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
838 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18166 Morohashi
700 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3308 New Nelson (John Haig)
830 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
893 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1715 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a11.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
3614.7 Four corner code
44-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6f2b Unicode hex code

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  • 譚 【タン】 story, tale
  • 譚歌 【タンカ】 ballad
  • 英雄譚 【エイユウタン】 epic, heroic tale
  • 綺譚 【キタン】 beautiful story

Readings

Chinese:
tan2
Korean:
dam

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4432 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
35978X Morohashi
5696 New Nelson (John Haig)
7a12.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-12 SKIP code
0164.6 Four corner code
75-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b5a Unicode hex code