Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
drowsy, sleep, die
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1739 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 睡眠 【スイミン】 sleep
  • 睡魔 【スイマ】 sleepiness, drowsiness, the sandman, Morpheus
  • 昏睡 【コンスイ】 coma, dead sleep
  • 仮睡 【カスイ】 nap, siesta

Kun reading compounds

  • 眠る 【ねむる】 to sleep, to die, to rest (in peace), to lie (buried), to sleep (in the grave), to lie idle (e.g. of resources), to lie unused, to lie untapped, to lie untouched, to close one's eyes
  • 眠い 【ねむい】 sleepy, drowsy, somnolent

Readings

Chinese:
shui4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • somnolencia
  • dormir
  • dormitar

Portuguese

  • sonolento
  • sono
  • morte

French

  • ensommeillé
  • dormir
  • mourir
1459 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1742 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3149 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1521 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1562 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
977 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1389 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1535 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
813 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1108 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1597 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23448 Morohashi
1200 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3948 New Nelson (John Haig)
1583 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1707 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1650 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3972 2001 Kanji
5c8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-8 SKIP code
6201.4 Four corner code
1-31-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7761 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
sleep, die, sleepy
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1315 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 眠剤 【ミンザイ】 sleeping pills
  • 冬眠 【トウミン】 hibernation, winter sleep, torpor
  • 安眠 【アンミン】 sound sleep, good sleep, quiet sleep

Kun reading compounds

  • 眠る 【ねむる】 to sleep, to die, to rest (in peace), to lie (buried), to sleep (in the grave), to lie idle (e.g. of resources), to lie unused, to lie untapped, to lie untouched, to close one's eyes
  • 眠い 【ねむい】 sleepy, drowsy, somnolent

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
mian2
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • somnoliento
  • tener sueño
  • sonmoliento
  • dormir

Portuguese

  • sono
  • morrer
  • sonolento

French

  • dormir
  • somnolent
  • mourir
1842 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1298 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3132 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1144 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
762 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1376 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
849 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
868 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
978 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1386 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1474 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
782 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1061 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1852 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23240 Morohashi
1147 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3925 New Nelson (John Haig)
1835 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1977 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1371 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3956 2001 Kanji
5c5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
6704.7 Four corner code
1-44-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7720 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
circumference, circuit, lap
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
562 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 周 【シュウ】 Zhou dynasty (China, approx. 1046-256 BCE), Chou dynasty, perimeter, counter for laps or circuits
  • 周囲 【シュウイ】 surroundings, environs, circumference
  • 円周 【エンシュウ】 circumference
  • 外周 【ガイシュウ】 outer circumference

Kun reading compounds

  • 周り 【まわり】 circumference, girth, surroundings, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, people surrounding oneself, surrounding circumstances
  • 周りの目 【まわりのめ】 how others look at you, what others think about you

Readings

Japanese names:
あまね、 しゅ、 す、 ちか、 のり、 ひろ、 びび、 まこと
Chinese:
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • circunferencia
  • vuelta
  • alrededores
  • difundir

Portuguese

  • circunferência
  • circuito
  • volta

French

  • circonférence
  • tour
  • alentours
632 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
532 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
504 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
694 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
622 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
187 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
409 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
736 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
91 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
91 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
558 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
324 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3720 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1903 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2585 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
323 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3441P Morohashi
2998 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
768 New Nelson (John Haig)
317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
339 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
507 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3649 2001 Kanji
2r6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-28-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5468 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
Variants:
period, time, date, term
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
117 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 期 【キ】 period, time, opportunity, chance, occasion, age, term (e.g. in office), session (e.g. of parliament), stage (e.g. of a disease), season (e.g. of a TV series)
  • 期間 【キカン】 period, term, interval
  • 周期 【シュウキ】 cycle, period
  • 当期 【トウキ】 current term (period)
  • 期 【ゴ】 time, moment, limit, time of death, last moment, midnight in red-light districts during the Edo period
  • 期日 【キジツ】 fixed date, settlement date
  • 一期 【イチゴ】 one's whole life, one's lifetime
  • 非業の最期 【ヒゴウノサイゴ】 unnatural death, violent death

Readings

Chinese:
ji1, qi1, qi2
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • período
  • plazo
  • intención
  • propósito

Portuguese

  • período
  • tempo
  • data
  • termo

French

  • période
  • temps
  • date
  • terme
183 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
269 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
251 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
119 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3785 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
619 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
614 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1671 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
449 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
456 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
690 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1008 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2139 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1520 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1781 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14378 Morohashi
1704 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4836 New Nelson (John Haig)
1765 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1902 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
247 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
394 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1946 2001 Kanji
4b8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4782.0 Four corner code
1-20-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671f Unicode hex code