Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
Variants:
prefecture
Kun:
か.ける
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
140 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 県 【ケン】 prefecture (Japan), county (China, Taiwan, Norway, etc.), department (France), province (Italy, Spain, etc.)
  • 県営 【ケンエイ】 (under) prefectural management
  • 都道府県 【トドウフケン】 prefectures (of Japan), largest administrative divisions of Japan: Tokyo-to, Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu, Hokkaido and the remaining prefectures
  • 同県 【ドウケン】 the same prefecture

Readings

Japanese names:
あがた、 がた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • prefectura

Portuguese

  • Condado
  • prefeitura (região)

French

  • préfecture
  • département
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
291 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
273 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
195 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1362 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
381 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
226 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1252 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
194 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
336 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3269 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1687 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
126 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23210P Morohashi
2641 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3918 New Nelson (John Haig)
513 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
552 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
326 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1241 2001 Kanji
3n6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2690.1 Four corner code
1-24-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
770c Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
class, rank, grade
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
785 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 級 【キュウ】 class (e.g. school), grade, rank, kyū, kyu, junior rank in martial arts, go, shogi, etc.
  • 級友 【キュウユウ】 classmate
  • 同級 【ドウキュウ】 the same grade, same class
  • 最高級 【サイコウキュウ】 highest grade, top class

Readings

Japanese names:
しな
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
geub

Spanish

  • clase
  • rango
  • grado

Portuguese

  • classe
  • posição
  • grau

French

  • classe
  • rang
  • grade
  • niveau
187 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
273 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
255 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
505 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3496 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
228 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
811 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1680 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
568 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
577 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
410 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1513 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1630 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
859 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1365 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27258P Morohashi
1279 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4437 New Nelson (John Haig)
1353 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1453 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
373 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
323 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2767 2001 Kanji
6a3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
1-6-4 SKIP code
2794.7 Four corner code
1-21-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d1a Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
market, city, town
Kun:
いち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
42 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 市 【シ】 city
  • 市営 【シエイ】 (under) municipal management (transport, housing, etc.), city facility management
  • 同市 【ドウシ】 same city
  • 田園都市 【デンエントシ】 rural or garden city

Kun reading compounds

  • 市 【いち】 market, fair
  • 市中 【しちゅう】 in the city
  • 骨董市 【こっとういち】 antique market, flea market
  • 草市 【くさいち】 flower market during Obon, fair of plants and flowers (as offerings)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • mercado
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • mercado
  • cidade

French

  • marché
  • ville
  • cité
222 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
130 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
78 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
284 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
119 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
162 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
195 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
181 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
547 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
556 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2487 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1724 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
419 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8775 Morohashi
1993 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1549 New Nelson (John Haig)
412 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
440 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
305 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
109 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
444 2001 Kanji
2j3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-27-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e02 Unicode hex code