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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 真 【シン】 truth, reality, genuineness, seriousness, logical truth, printed style writing, star performer
  • 誠に 【マコトニ】 indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
  • 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

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
introduce, inherit, help
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
963 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紹介 【ショウカイ】 introduction, presentation
  • 紹介者 【ショウカイシャ】 person who introduces someone, introducer

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shao4
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • presentar
  • heredar
  • suceder a

Portuguese

  • Introduzir
  • herdar
  • ajudar

French

  • présentations
  • introduction
  • hériter
  • aider
1400 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
938 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3516 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1130 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
813 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1955 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
456 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
694 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1527 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1371 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27361 Morohashi
1335 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4465 New Nelson (John Haig)
1359 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1459 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1473 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2777 2001 Kanji
6a5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2796.2 Four corner code
1-30-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d39 Unicode hex code