Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
symptoms, illness
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1111 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 症 【ショウ】 illness
  • 症状 【ショウジョウ】 symptoms, condition (of a patient)
  • 自閉症 【ジヘイショウ】 autism
  • 後遺症 【コウイショウ】 prognostic symptoms, after-effect, sequela

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4, zheng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • síntoma
  • señal
  • enfermedad

Portuguese

  • sintomas
  • doença

French

  • symptôme
  • maladie
1397 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
955 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3039 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1563 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1545 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1318 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1400 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1363 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1350 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4065 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2062 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2794 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1701 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22140 Morohashi
3280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3795 New Nelson (John Haig)
1685 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1816 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
573 2001 Kanji
5i5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-5 SKIP code
0011.1 Four corner code
1-30-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
75c7 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
example, custom, usage, precedent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
399 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 例 【レイ】 custom, practice, habit, usual, said, aforementioned, instance, example, case, illustration, usage, precedent
  • 例外 【レイガイ】 exception
  • 比例 【ヒレイ】 proportion, proportional representation section (of an election)
  • 慣例 【カンレイ】 custom, practice, convention, precedent

Kun reading compounds

  • 例える 【たとえる】 to compare (something) to, to liken, to speak figuratively, to use a simile, to use a metaphor
  • 例えるなら 【たとえるなら】 for example

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
rye

Spanish

  • ejemplo
  • normal
  • comparar
  • ilustrar

Portuguese

  • exemplo
  • costume
  • uso
  • precedente

French

  • exemple
  • coutume
  • usage
  • précédent
737 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
635 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
605 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
508 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
441 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
314 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
612 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
622 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
811 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
93 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
99 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
67 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
981 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
587 Morohashi
89 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
193 New Nelson (John Haig)
972 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1046 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
294 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
518 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2143 2001 Kanji
2a6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-46-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f8b Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
vis-a-vis, opposite, even, equal, versus, anti-, compare
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
34 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 対 【タイ】 opposite, opposition, versus, vs., v., to (e.g. "winning a game five to three"), equal footing, equal terms, against ..., anti-, toward ..., to ...
  • 対象 【タイショウ】 target, object (of worship, study, etc.), subject (of taxation, etc.)
  • 反対 【ハンタイ】 opposition, resistance, antagonism, hostility, objection, dissent, reverse, opposite, inverse, contrary
  • 絶対 【ゼッタイ】 absolutely, definitely, unconditionally, absolute, unconditional, unmistakable, absoluteness
  • 対 【ツイ】 pair, couple, set, antithesis, counter for items that come in pairs, counter for sets (of clothes, small furniture, utensils, etc.)
  • 対になる 【ツイニナル】 to form a pair, to pair up
  • 一対 【イッツイ】 pair, couple
  • 双対 【ソウツイ】 duality

Kun reading compounds

  • 対手 【たいしゅ】 opponent (in combat)
  • 向かう 【むかう】 to face, to go towards, to head towards

Readings

Japanese names:
つし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dui4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • opuesto
  • contrario
  • por serie

Portuguese

  • vis-um-vis
  • contrário
  • até mesmo
  • igual
  • versus
  • anti-
  • compara

French

  • vis-à-vis
  • en face
  • régulier
  • égal
  • opposition
  • anti-
  • comparer
461 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
356 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
336 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
55 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2067 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
370 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
476 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
405 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
365 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
366 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
363 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
502 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1025 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
556 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
735 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1742 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7419 Morohashi
831 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 New Nelson (John Haig)
1726 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1862 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
39 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
286 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
448 2001 Kanji
2j5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
0440.0 Four corner code
1-34-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bfe Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
illuminate, shine, compare, bashful
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1004 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 照明 【ショウメイ】 illumination, lighting
  • 照合 【ショウゴウ】 collation, comparison
  • 参照 【サンショウ】 reference (e.g. to a dictionary, passage, footnotes), consultation, comparison, browsing (to a file or folder)
  • 日照 【ニッショウ】 sunlight

Kun reading compounds

  • 照る 【てる】 to shine, to look slightly upward (of a noh mask; indicating joy, etc.)
  • てるてる坊主 【てるてるぼうず】 paper doll to which children pray for fine weather (usu. white, and shaped like a Buddhist priest)
  • 照らす 【てらす】 to shine on, to illuminate, to compare (with), to refer to
  • 天照 【あまてらす】 Amaterasu, sun goddess who is the ancestress of the Imperial House of Japan
  • 照れる 【てれる】 to be shy, to be bashful, to feel awkward, to feel embarrassed

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 てる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhao4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • iluminar
  • brillar
  • comparar
  • tener vergüenza

Portuguese

  • iluminar
  • brilhar
  • comparar
  • tímido

French

  • illuminer
  • briller
  • comparer
  • timide
433 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
541 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
510 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1072 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2785 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
675 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
719 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
998 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1035 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
868 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1281 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3506 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1809 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
172 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19226 Morohashi
2827 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3457 New Nelson (John Haig)
170 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
182 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
606 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3840 2001 Kanji
4d9.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-4 SKIP code
6733.6 Four corner code
1-30-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7167 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
polish, study of, sharpen
Kun:
と.ぐ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
336 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 研究室 【ケンキュウシツ】 laboratory, seminar room, professor's office
  • 研究 【ケンキュウ】 study, research, investigation
  • 予研 【ヨケン】 National Institute of Health
  • 技研 【ギケン】 technical research institute

Kun reading compounds

  • 研ぐ 【とぐ】 to sharpen, to hone, to whet, to grind, to wash (rice), to scour, to polish, to burnish

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2, yan4
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • estudio
  • afilar
  • pulir

Portuguese

  • polir
  • estudar
  • afiar

French

  • polir
  • étudier
  • aiguiser
204 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
290 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
272 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
426 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3180 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
583 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
231 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
875 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
896 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
918 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
297 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1398 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1456 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
771 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1046 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
682 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24080 Morohashi
1132 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3991 New Nelson (John Haig)
675 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
729 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
284 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
325 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3355 2001 Kanji
5a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1164.0 Four corner code
1-24-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7814 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
Variants:
research, study
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
368 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 究極 【キュウキョク】 ultimate, final, last, eventual
  • 究明 【キュウメイ】 investigation (esp. in academic and scientific contexts)
  • 研究 【ケンキュウ】 study, research, investigation
  • 追究 【ツイキュウ】 investigation (e.g. academically, of the unknown), close inquiry (enquiry)
  • 究竟 【クキョウ】 culmination, conclusion
  • 究竟 【クッキョウ】 after all, in the end, finally, excellent, superb, handy, appropriate, ideal, robust, brawny, muscular, strong, sturdy

Kun reading compounds

  • 極める 【きわめる】 to carry to extremes, to go to the end of something, to investigate thoroughly, to master

Readings

Japanese names:
きゅ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiu4, jiu1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • estudio
  • investigación
  • profundización
  • último
  • final
  • dominar
  • profundizar en el estudio de

Portuguese

  • pesquisa
  • estudo

French

  • recherche
  • étudier
185 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
253 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
427 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3314 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
599 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
234 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
492 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
895 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
917 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
298 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1451 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2729 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1398 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1885 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1331 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25409 Morohashi
2203 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4189 New Nelson (John Haig)
1320 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1417 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
261 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
278 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
757 2001 Kanji
3m4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
3041.7 Four corner code
1-21-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a76 Unicode hex code