Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
white
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
483 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 白 【ハク】 white, striped mullet fry (Mugil cephalus), speech, one's lines, white dragon tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of white dragon tiles, white person, Caucasian, Belgium
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson
  • 漂白 【ヒョウハク】 blanching, bleaching
  • 太白 【タイハク】 Venus (planet), thick silk thread, refined sugar, white rice jelly, variety of sweet potato
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson
  • 白夜 【ビャクヤ】 night under the midnight sun, white night (at extreme latitudes), night during which the sun doesn't set
  • 敬白 【ケイハク】 Yours Sincerely

Kun reading compounds

  • 白 【しろ】 white, innocence, innocent person, blank space, white go stone, white dragon tile, skewered grilled pig intestine
  • 白い 【しろい】 white
  • 面白 【おもしろ】 amusing, funny, interesting
  • 蘿蔔 【すずしろ】 daikon (variety of large white Oriental radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus) (primarily used in context of the seven spring herbs)
  • 白い 【しろい】 white
  • 白色 【しろいろ】 white

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 か、 はっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bai2
Korean:
baeg, bae

Spanish

  • blanco

Portuguese

  • branco

French

  • blanc
37 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
65 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
266 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3095 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
79 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
73 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
205 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
205 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1362 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4305 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2929 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
37 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22678 Morohashi
3493 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3863 New Nelson (John Haig)
37 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
37 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
242 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
46 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
878 2001 Kanji
4c1.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2600.0 Four corner code
1-39-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767d Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
silver
Kun:
しろがね
On:
ギン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
395 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 銀 【ギン】 silver (Ag), silver coin, money, silver medal, silver colour, silver color, bank, silver general
  • 銀色 【ギンイロ】 silver (color, colour)
  • 世銀 【セギン】 World Bank
  • 水銀 【スイギン】 mercury (Hg)

Kun reading compounds

  • 銀 【ぎん】 silver (Ag), silver coin, money, silver medal, silver colour, silver color, bank, silver general
  • 銀鯵 【しろがねあじ】 lookdown (Selene vomer)

Readings

Japanese names:
うん、 かな、 かね
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin2
Korean:
eun

Spanish

  • plata

Portuguese

  • prata

French

  • argent
196 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
281 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
263 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
264 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
379 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
268 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
313 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
313 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1817 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2156 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40355 Morohashi
1722 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6268 New Nelson (John Haig)
1459 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1569 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
427 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8713.2 Four corner code
1-22-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9280 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
nickname, number, item, title, pseudonym, name, call
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
585 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 号 【ゴウ】 number, edition, make, model, issue, part of that group, sobriquet, pen-name, size (of printing types, canvases, knitting needles, etc.), suffix attached to names of ships, trains, airplanes, etc.
  • 号車 【ゴウシャ】 suffix for train car numbers
  • 二号 【ニゴウ】 number two, mistress, concubine
  • 符号 【フゴウ】 sign, mark, symbol, code, sign (e.g. positive, negative)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hao4, hao2
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • número

Portuguese

  • apelido
  • número
  • item
  • título
  • pseudonimo
  • nome
  • chamada

French

  • surnom
  • numéro
  • article
  • titre
  • pseudonyme
  • nom
  • appel
215 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
297 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
281 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
368 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
882 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
227 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
399 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
272 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
266 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
266 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
442 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
316 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2675 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1361 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1250 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3256 Morohashi
2153 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
692 New Nelson (John Haig)
1242 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1330 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3752 2001 Kanji
3d2.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
6020.7 Four corner code
1-25-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f7 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
affair, case, matter, item
Kun:
くだん
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
212 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 件 【ケン】 matter, affair, case, item, subject, counter for (received) emails, text messages, voicemail messages, etc., counter for accounts (on a website, email service, etc.)
  • 件数 【ケンスウ】 number of events (e.g. accidents, crimes, meetings, housing starts, hits on a web page)
  • 刑事事件 【ケイジジケン】 criminal case
  • 要件 【ヨウケン】 important matter, requirement, requisite, necessary condition, sine qua non

Kun reading compounds

  • 件 【くだん】 the aforementioned, the said, (man, incident, etc.) in question, the above-mentioned, the aforesaid, the usual

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
geon

Spanish

  • asunto
  • caso

Portuguese

  • romance
  • caso
  • matéria
  • item

French

  • affaire
  • cas
  • matière
  • article
598 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
687 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
660 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
290 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
368 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
485 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
306 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
732 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
745 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
66 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
54 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
968 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
410 Morohashi
51 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
130 New Nelson (John Haig)
959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1032 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
171 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
657 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2520.0 Four corner code
1-23-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ef6 Unicode hex code