Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
benefit, gain, profit, advantage
Kun:
ま.す
On:
エキヤク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
674 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 益 【エキ】 benefit, use, good, advantage, gain, profit, gains
  • 益する 【エキスル】 to benefit (the world, society, etc.), to be of use to, to be of service to
  • 増益 【ゾウエキ】 increased (profit)
  • 公益 【コウエキ】 public interest, public benefit, public good
  • 益 【エキ】 benefit, use, good, advantage, gain, profit, gains
  • 益体もない 【ヤクタイモナイ】 useless, worthless, absurd, baloney
  • 現世利益 【ゲンセリヤク】 benefits gained in this world through observance of the Buddhist teachings, happiness gained in this world through observance of the Buddhist teachings

Kun reading compounds

  • 益々 【ますます】 increasingly, more and more, decreasingly (when declining), less and less
  • 丈夫 【じょうふ】 hero, manly person, warrior

Readings

Japanese names:
まし、 ます
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
ig

Spanish

  • beneficio
  • ganancia
  • ventaja
  • provecho

Portuguese

  • benefício
  • ganho
  • lucro
  • vantagem

French

  • bénéfice
  • gain
  • profit
  • avantage
742 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
648 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
619 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
825 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
597 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
631 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1553 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1201 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
716 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
729 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
921 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1370 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2849 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1468 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1978 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1899 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22972P Morohashi
2285 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3891 New Nelson (John Haig)
1881 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2026 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
707 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
974 2001 Kanji
2o8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
2-5-5 SKIP code
2-2-8 SKIP code
8010.7 Four corner code
1-17-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ca Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
wisdom, intellect, reason
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1002 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 知 【チ】 wisdom, jnana (higher knowledge)
  • 知恵 【チエ】 wisdom, wit, sagacity, sense, intelligence, prajna (insight leading to enlightenment)
  • 才知 【サイチ】 wit and intelligence
  • 大知 【タイチ】 supreme wisdom, sage

Readings

Japanese names:
さと、 さとし、 さとる、 さとい、 とも、 のり、 とし、 あきら、 じ、 とみ、 ひと、 もと、 よも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi4
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • sabiduría
  • intelecto
  • razón

Portuguese

French

  • intelligence
  • raison
1416 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2144 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1964 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1793 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2099 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1781 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2425 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1232 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14010 Morohashi
2784 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2490 New Nelson (John Haig)
1224 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1309 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4c8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
8660.0 Four corner code
1-35-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
667a Unicode hex code