Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
Variants:
true, reality, Buddhist sect
Kun:
ま-まこと
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
279 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 真 【シン】 truth, reality, genuineness, seriousness, logical truth, printed style writing, star performer
  • 真意 【シンイ】 real intention, true motive, true meaning
  • 組み写真 【クミシャシン】 composite or montage photograph
  • 迫真 【ハクシン】 realistic, true to life

Kun reading compounds

  • 真 【ま】 just, right, due (east), pure, genuine, true, truth
  • 愛 【まな】 beloved, dear
  • 秀真 【ほつま】 Hotsuma (script)
  • 誠に 【まことに】 indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
  • 実しやか 【まことしやか】 plausible (but untrue), credible (e.g. of a lie), specious, truthy
  • 嘘から出たまこと 【うそからでたまこと】 something intended as a lie or joke which (by chance) ends up being true, lie turned truth

Readings

Japanese names:
さな、 さね、 ただ、 ただし、 なお、 のり、 まあ、 まこ、 まさ、 まっ、 まど、 まな、 まゆ、 みち、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhen1
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • verdad
  • realidad
  • puro
  • genuino
  • verdadero

Portuguese

  • verdadeiro
  • realidade
  • seita do Budismo

French

  • exact
  • vrai
  • réalité
  • secte bouddhiste
438 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
341 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
514 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
278 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
783 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
384 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
227 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1228 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
422 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
428 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
242 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1385 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2616 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1337 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1813 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
75 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23236 Morohashi
2111 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3926 New Nelson (John Haig)
75 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
79 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
195 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
358 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1561 2001 Kanji
2k8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-7-3 SKIP code
4080.1 Four corner code
1-31-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
771f Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
sabre, sword, blade, clock hand
Kun:
つるぎ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1305 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 剣 【ケン】 sword (esp. a large, double-edged one), blade, bayonet, swordsmanship, stinger, ovipositor, dart
  • 剣士 【ケンシ】 swordsman, swordswoman, fencer
  • 銃剣 【ジュウケン】 bayonet, guns and swords
  • 刀剣 【トウケン】 sword, dagger, knife, bayonet

Kun reading compounds

  • 剣 【けん】 sword (esp. a large, double-edged one), blade, bayonet, swordsmanship, stinger, ovipositor, dart
  • 剣の山 【つるぎのやま】 mountain of swords, mountain in hell covered in swords (with their tips pointing upward)
  • 月の剣 【つきのつるぎ】 new moon, crescent moon
  • 草薙の剣 【くさなぎのつるぎ】 Kusanagi no Tsurugi (alternate name for Ama-no-Murakumo no Tsurugi; the sword of the Imperial regalia), grass-mowing sword

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • sable
  • espada
  • hoja de espada

Portuguese

  • sabre
  • espada
  • lâmina
  • ponteiro de relógio

French

  • sabre
  • épée
  • lame
  • aiguille de montre
1214 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1248 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
696 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1436 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1095 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1151 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
879 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
900 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
791 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
198 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1096 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1493 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1687 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2076 Morohashi
1672 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
498 New Nelson (John Haig)
1671 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1801 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1310 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2843 2001 Kanji
2f8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
8250.0 Four corner code
1-23-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5263 Unicode hex code

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

3 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
blade, sword, edge
Kun:
やいばき.る
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1763 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 兵刃 【ヘイジン】 sword blade
  • 刀刃 【トウジン】 sword blade
  • 刃傷 【ニンジョウ】 bloodshed
  • 刃傷沙汰 【ニンジョウザタ】 bloodshed

Kun reading compounds

  • 刃 【は】 edge (of a knife or sword), prong (of an electrical plug)
  • 鋼 【はがね】 steel
  • 諸刃 【もろは】 double-edged, double-edged blade
  • 直刃 【すぐは】 suguha, straight temper line (on a sword)
  • 刃 【やいば】 blade, sword, forged blade, wavy pattern on forged blades, sharpness, unhulled rice
  • 刃を交える 【やいばをまじえる】 to cross swords (with)
  • 氷の刃 【こおりのやいば】 gleaming sword

Readings

Japanese names:
ち、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren4
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • hoja
  • filo

Portuguese

  • lâmina
  • espada
  • margem

French

  • lame
  • épée
  • fil (épée)
1446 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1526 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
152 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1107 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1089 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1413 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1502 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1774 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
178 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3646 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2537 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
85 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1850 Morohashi
2929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
449 New Nelson (John Haig)
84 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
88 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1014 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
0a3.22 The Kanji Dictionary
3-1-2 SKIP code
4-3-1 SKIP code
1742.0 Four corner code
1732.0 Four corner code
1-31-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5203 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
take, fetch, take up
Kun:
と.ると.りと.り-とり-ど.り
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 取 【シュ】 appropriation, obtaining
  • 取材 【シュザイ】 news coverage, collecting data (e.g. for an article), covering (something for media), interview
  • 先取 【センシュ】 earning the first (runs), preoccupation
  • 聴取 【チョウシュ】 hearing (of a statement, opinion, explanation, etc.), asking, questioning (e.g. a suspect), enquiry, listening (e.g. to the radio)

Kun reading compounds

  • 取る 【とる】 to take, to pick up, to grab, to catch, to pass, to hand, to give, to get, to obtain, to acquire, to win, to receive, to earn, to take (e.g. a vacation), to adopt (a method, proposal, etc.), to take (a measure, attitude, etc.), to choose, to remove, to get rid of, to take off, to take away, to steal, to rob, to eat, to have (e.g. lunch), to take (e.g. vitamins), to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather, to extract (e.g. juice), to catch (e.g. fish), to take up (time, space), to occupy, to spare, to set aside, to secure, to reserve, to save, to put aside, to keep, to take (e.g. a joke), to interpret, to understand, to make out, to grasp, to record, to take down, to subscribe to (e.g. a newspaper), to take, to buy, to get, to order, to have delivered, to charge, to fine, to take (tax), to take (e.g. a wife), to take on (e.g. an apprentice), to adopt, to accept, to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.), to play
  • 取るに足らない 【とるにたらない】 insignificant, inconsequential, trifling, negligible, of little importance
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り扱い 【とりあつかい】 treatment, service, handling, management
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 買取 【かいとり】 purchase, buying, buying out, buying used articles as a company, trade-in, buy back, purchase on a no-return policy, lump-sum payment, flat fee
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り扱い 【とりあつかい】 treatment, service, handling, management
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 買取 【かいとり】 purchase, buying, buying out, buying used articles as a company, trade-in, buy back, purchase on a no-return policy, lump-sum payment, flat fee

Readings

Japanese names:
どる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • tomar
  • coger

Portuguese

  • tomar
  • trazer
  • recolher

French

  • prendre
  • aller chercher
238 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
317 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
301 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
190 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3699 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
108 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
393 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
650 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
65 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
270 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
269 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3158 Morohashi
1262 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
679 New Nelson (John Haig)
819 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
194 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
303 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
6e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
1714.0 Four corner code
1-28-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53d6 Unicode hex code