Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
Variants:
eyeball
Kun:
まなこ
On:
ガンゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 眼鏡 【メガネ】 glasses, eyeglasses, spectacles, judgment, judgement, discrimination, discernment, insight
  • 眼科 【ガンカ】 ophthalmology
  • 主眼 【シュガン】 main purpose, chief aim, focus, main point, gist, essence
  • 象嵌 【ゾウガン】 inlay (work), inlaying
  • 慈眼 【ジゲン】 merciful eye (of a Buddha or a bodhisattva watching humanity)
  • 開眼 【カイガン】 enlightenment, spiritual awakening, opening one's eyes to the truth, gaining eyesight, restoring eyesight, opening the eyes

Kun reading compounds

  • 眼 【まなこ】 eye, eyeball, pupil and (dark) iris of the eye, insight, perceptivity, power of observation, look, field of vision, core, center, centre, essence
  • 血眼 【ちまなこ】 bloodshot eyes, (doing something in a) frenzy
  • 百眼 【ひゃくまなこ】 using multiple simple paper masks to represent different emotions in a play (from the middle of the Edo period), simple paper mask
  • 目 【め】 eye, eyeball, eyesight, sight, vision, look, stare, gaze, glance, notice, attention, observation, eyes (of the world, public, etc.), an experience, viewpoint, discrimination, discernment, judgement, eye (e.g. for quality), appearance, spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.), opening, stitch, texture, weave, grain (of wood), eye (of a storm, needle, etc.), intersection (on a go board), square (on a chess board), dot (on a dice), pip, rolled number, graduation, division (of a scale), tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.), ordinal number suffix, somewhat, -ish, point (e.g. of change)
  • 眼鏡 【めがね】 glasses, eyeglasses, spectacles, judgment, judgement, discrimination, discernment, insight
  • 血眼 【ちまなこ】 bloodshot eyes, (doing something in a) frenzy
  • 青目 【あおめ】 blue eyes, a Westerner

Readings

Chinese:
yan3
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • ojo
  • vista
  • perspicacia
  • punto principal

Portuguese

  • globo ocular

French

  • globe oculaire
754 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
669 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
640 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1127 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3140 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
674 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1561 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1637 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
848 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
867 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
976 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1387 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1504 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1084 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1479 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23318 Morohashi
1172 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3935 New Nelson (John Haig)
1467 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1577 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
725 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3965 2001 Kanji
5c6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-6 SKIP code
6703.2 Four corner code
20-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
773c Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
ball, sphere
Kun:
たま
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
302 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 球 【キュウ】 sphere, counter for balls
  • 球威 【キュウイ】 (pitcher's) stuff
  • 配球 【ハイキュウ】 mixing of pitches
  • 制球 【セイキュウ】 (pitcher's) control

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 玉突き 【たまつき】 billiards, pool, serial collisions (of cars)
  • 電気の球 【でんきのたま】 electric (light) bulb

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
qiu2
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • pelota
  • esfera

Portuguese

  • bola
  • esfera

French

  • balle
  • sphère
188 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
275 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
257 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
379 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2941 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
845 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
736 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1359 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
726 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
739 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
935 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1319 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
658 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
880 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
944 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21011 Morohashi
969 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3643 New Nelson (John Haig)
935 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
370 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3142 2001 Kanji
4f7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
1313.2 Four corner code
21-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7403 Unicode hex code