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

13 strokes
Radical:
morning
Parts:
agriculture, farmers
On:
ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
385 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 農 【ノウ】 farming, agriculture
  • 農園 【ノウエン】 plantation
  • 酪農 【ラクノウ】 dairy farming
  • 営農 【エイノウ】 farming, agriculture

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 の、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nong2
Korean:
nong

Spanish

  • agricultura
  • granjero

Portuguese

  • agricultura
  • fazendeiros

French

  • agriculture
  • fermier
491 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
386 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
366 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
362 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4658 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
394 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
946 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2205 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
369 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
370 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
626 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1787 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3345 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1733 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2033 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38688 Morohashi
2698 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6008 New Nelson (John Haig)
2014 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2170 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
229 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
423 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1965 2001 Kanji
2p11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-7 SKIP code
5523.2 Four corner code
1-39-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fb2 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
business, vocation, arts, performance
Kun:
わざ
On:
ギョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
43 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 業 【ギョウ】 work, business, company, agency, study
  • 業界 【ギョウカイ】 business world, business circles, (the) industry
  • 鉱業 【コウギョウ】 mining industry
  • 興業 【コウギョウ】 promotion of industry, inauguration of a new industrial enterprise
  • 業 【ゴウ】 karma, result of one's karma, fate, destiny, uncontrollable temper
  • 業因 【ゴウイン】 karma
  • 罪業 【ザイゴウ】 sin, iniquity, crime
  • 正業 【ショウゴウ】 right action, correct meditative activity (in Jodo, saying the name of Amitabha)

Kun reading compounds

  • 業 【わざ】 deed, act, work, performance
  • 業師 【わざし】 tricky wrestler, shrewd fellow
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Japanese names:
なり、 のぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ye4
Korean:
eob

Spanish

  • negocio
  • industria
  • trabajo

Portuguese

  • negócios
  • vocação
  • artes
  • performance

French

  • activité
  • vocation
  • arts
  • représentation
  • karma
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
278 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
260 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
54 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
143 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
292 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2024 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.1 Japanese for Busy People
279 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
279 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
307 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1066 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3227 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2265 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1809 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15170 Morohashi
2612 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2789 New Nelson (John Haig)
1792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1931 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
74 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
419 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1064 2001 Kanji
0a13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
3290.4 Four corner code
1-22-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
696d Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
test, try, attempt, experiment, ordeal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
392 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 試 【シ】 testing, experiment, test, examination, exam, trial
  • 試合 【シアイ】 match, game, bout, contest
  • 公試 【コウシ】 national examinations
  • 考試 【コウシ】 test, exam

Kun reading compounds

  • 試みる 【こころみる】 to try, to attempt, to have a go (at something)
  • 試す 【ためす】 to attempt, to test, to try out
  • 試筋 【ためすじ】 patron, effective means

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • prueba
  • ensayo
  • experimento
  • probar
  • experimentar
  • intentar

Portuguese

  • teste
  • tentativa
  • testar
  • experimento
  • prova

French

  • test
  • essai
  • tentative
  • expérience
  • épreuve
416 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
525 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
499 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
409 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4361 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
354 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1932 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
526 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
535 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
795 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1680 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1925 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1025 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1385 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
360 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35415 Morohashi
1525 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5611 New Nelson (John Haig)
354 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
378 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
604 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
7a6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0364.0 Four corner code
1-27-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a66 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
verification, effect, testing
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
410 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 験 【ゲン】 effect, efficacy, omen
  • 験者 【ケンザ】 mountaineering ascetic, practitioner of mountain asceticism
  • 治験 【チケン】 clinical trial
  • 筆記試験 【ヒッキシケン】 written examination
  • 験 【ゲン】 effect, efficacy, omen
  • ゲン担ぎ 【ゲンカツギ】 superstition, acting superstitiously (for good luck)
  • 霊験 【レイゲン】 miraculous efficacy, miracle, miraculous virtue

Kun reading compounds

  • 徴 【しるし】 sign, indication, omen
  • 試す 【ためす】 to attempt, to test, to try out
  • 試し 【ためし】 trial, test

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan4
Korean:
heom

Spanish

  • prueba
  • intento
  • efecto

Portuguese

  • verificação
  • efeito
  • teste

French

  • vérification
  • examen
  • effet
600 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
500 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
475 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
404 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5220 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
355 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
282 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
532 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
541 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1920 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1192 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1999 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44835 Morohashi
1833 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6758 New Nelson (John Haig)
1980 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2134 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
385 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
635 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3463 2001 Kanji
10a8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
7833.6 Four corner code
1-24-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9a13 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
location, place
Kun:
On:
ジョウチョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
52 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 場 【ジョウ】 place, spot, grounds, arena, stadium, range, course
  • 場外 【ジョウガイ】 outside the hall (or stadium, market, etc.), off the grounds, off the premises, off-track
  • 斎場 【サイジョウ】 funeral hall, ceremony site
  • 開場 【カイジョウ】 opening (the doors to an event, etc.), inauguration

Kun reading compounds

  • 場 【ば】 place, spot, space, field, discipline, sphere, realm, occasion, situation, scene (of a play, movie, etc.), session (of the stock market), field, table, area in which cards are laid out (in a card game), round (east, south, etc.), field, field
  • 場合 【ばあい】 case, situation
  • 木場 【きば】 lumberyard
  • 漁場 【ぎょじょう】 fishing grounds, permitted fishing zone

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2, chang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • lugar
  • situación
  • momento

Portuguese

  • localização
  • lugar

French

  • lieu
  • place
  • aire
  • champ (magnétique)
252 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
161 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
144 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
34 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
250 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
145 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
154 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
335 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
678 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
408 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
512 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
551 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5278 Morohashi
558 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 New Nelson (John Haig)
545 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
584 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
49 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
216 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1451 2001 Kanji
3b9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4612.7 Four corner code
1-30-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5834 Unicode hex code