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
Chinese:
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

17 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
frost
Kun:
しも
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2151 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 霜害 【ソウガイ】 frost damage
  • 霜剣 【ソウケン】 cold sharp sword, blade of ice
  • 星霜 【セイソウ】 years, time
  • 幾星霜 【イクセイソウ】 many months and years

Kun reading compounds

  • 霜 【しも】 frost, white hair, grey hair, gray hair
  • 霜降り 【しもふり】 speckled with white, salt-and-pepper (pattern, fabric, etc.), marbling (of beef), (of fish, chicken, shellfish, etc.) blanching by exposure to boiling and then icy water, formation of frost
  • 朝霜 【あさしも】 morning frost
  • 露霜 【つゆじも】 frozen dew, frost and dew, years, time

Readings

Chinese:
shuang1
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • escarcha
  • blanco
  • tiempo

Portuguese

  • geada

French

  • gel
  • givre
1529 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1630 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1352 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1892 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2694 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
948 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
978 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1689 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1868 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3491 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1801 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
433 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42363 Morohashi
2815 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6542 New Nelson (John Haig)
426 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
455 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1888 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3179 2001 Kanji
8d9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-9 SKIP code
1096.1 Four corner code
1096.3 Four corner code
1-33-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
971c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fist
Kun:
こぶし
On:
ケンゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1935 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 拳 【ケン】 hand game (e.g. rock-paper-scissors)
  • 拳銃 【ケンジュウ】 pistol, handgun, revolver
  • 形意拳 【ケイイケン】 shape-of-the-mind fist, Hsing I Chuan
  • 五形拳 【ゴケイケン】 Wu Xing Fist, Five Form Fist (Dragon, Snake, Tiger, Crane, Leopard)
  • 拳骨 【ゲンコツ】 (clenched) fist, knuckles
  • 拳固 【ゲンコ】 fist

Kun reading compounds

  • 拳 【こぶし】 fist
  • こぶし大 【こぶしだい】 fist-sized
  • 力拳 【ちからこぶし】 clenched fist

Readings

Chinese:
quan2
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • puño (cerrado)

Portuguese

French

1852 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1900 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1206 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2078 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
817 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3295 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1705 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
11996X Morohashi
2148 New Nelson (John Haig)
2917 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1290 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3c6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
9050.2 Four corner code
1-23-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62f3 Unicode hex code

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Readings

Chinese:
hao4, hao2
Korean:
ho

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1551 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
32726 Morohashi
1212 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5271 New Nelson (John Haig)
3d2.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-8 SKIP code
6121.1 Four corner code
1-73-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
865f Unicode hex code