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

Speed

Stroke order

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

16 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
animal, beast
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1714 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 獣 【ケモノ】 beast, brute, animal
  • 獣医 【ジュウイ】 veterinarian, veterinary surgeon, vet
  • 鳥獣 【チョウジュウ】 birds and wild animals, wildlife
  • 海獣 【カイジュウ】 marine mammal

Kun reading compounds

  • 獣 【けもの】 beast, brute, animal
  • 獣の数字 【けもののすうじ】 Number of the Beast, 666
  • 獣 【けもの】 beast, brute, animal

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • animal
  • bestia
  • res

Portuguese

  • animal
  • besta

French

  • bête
  • animal
1366 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1600 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1366 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1582 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1688 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1864 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1298 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1217 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1673 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1952 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20714P Morohashi
1892 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3606 New Nelson (John Haig)
1933 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1838 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
3g12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-4 SKIP code
9363.4 Four corner code
3363.4 Four corner code
1-29-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7363 Unicode hex code