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

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  • 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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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

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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:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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

10 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
time, hour
Kun:
とき-どき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
16 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 時 【ジ】 hour, o'clock, (specified) time, when ..., during ...
  • 時価 【ジカ】 current value, price, market value
  • 零時 【レイジ】 twelve o'clock, midnight, noon
  • 平時 【ヘイジ】 peacetime, time of peace, ordinary times, normal times

Kun reading compounds

  • 時 【とき】 time, hour, moment, occasion, case, chance, opportunity, season, the times, the age, the day, tense
  • 時折 【ときおり】 sometimes, at intervals, occasionally, on occasion, from time to time
  • 切り替え時 【きりかえとき】 time to switch over, response time
  • 逢魔が時 【おうまがとき】 twilight, time for disasters (similar to 'the witching hour' but not midnight)

Readings

Japanese names:
と、 とぎ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • tiempo
  • hora
  • ocasión

Portuguese

  • tempo
  • hora

French

  • temps
  • heure
87 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
151 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
135 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
19 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2126 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
46 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
57 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1086 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
42 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
42 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
988 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1155 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
161 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13890 Morohashi
924 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2462 New Nelson (John Haig)
159 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
171 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
24 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
195 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3848 2001 Kanji
4c6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
6404.1 Four corner code
1-27-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6642 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not
Kun:
な.い
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
274 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 無 【ム】 nothing, naught, nought, nil, zero, un-, non-
  • 無意識 【ムイシキ】 unconsciousness, unconscious, involuntary, automatic, mechanical, unintentional, spontaneous, the unconscious (psychoanalysis)
  • 皆無 【カイム】 nonexistent, nil, none, nothing (at all), bugger-all
  • 虚無 【キョム】 nihility, nothingness
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 不気味 【ブキミ】 weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly

Kun reading compounds

  • 無い 【ない】 nonexistent, not being (there), unowned, not had, unpossessed, unique, not, impossible, won't happen, not, to not be, to have not
  • ないと行けない 【ないといけない】 have to (verb), must (verb), is indispensable, absolutely necessary
  • 苦無 【くない】 ninja throwing knives, mediaeval farming tool for digging, prying, etc.

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu2, mo2
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • nada
  • inexistente
  • prefijo negativo
  • no hay

Portuguese

  • Sem valor
  • nada
  • não sou/ estou
  • nihil
  • não

French

  • néant
  • rien
  • ne pas
  • non
  • in-
  • négatif
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
620 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
796 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
227 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2773 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
386 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
715 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1789 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2648 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1832 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1791 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19113 Morohashi
2135 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1775 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1913 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
179 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
600 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2340 2001 Kanji
4d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-8-4 SKIP code
8033.1 Four corner code
1-44-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7121 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
call, call out to, invite
Kun:
よ.ぶ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
498 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 呼吸 【コキュウ】 breathing, respiration, knack, trick, secret (of doing something), harmony, balance, synchronization, accord, short interval, short pause
  • 呼応 【コオウ】 hailing each other, acting in concert, responding (to), sympathizing (with), agreement, concord
  • 連呼 【レンコ】 calling repeatedly (e.g. someone's name), pronouncing successively (usu. repeating a syllable with voicing, as in "tsuzuku")
  • 点呼 【テンコ】 roll-call, muster

Kun reading compounds

  • 呼ぶ 【よぶ】 to call out (to), to call, to invoke, to summon (a doctor, etc.), to invite, to designate, to name, to brand, to garner (support, etc.), to gather, to take as one's wife
  • 呼子鳥 【よぶこどり】 calling bird (esp. a cuckoo)

Readings

Japanese names:
よぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hu1
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • llamar
  • aspirar

Portuguese

  • chamada
  • chamar para
  • convidar

French

  • appeler
  • inviter
867 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
856 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
640 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
914 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1000 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
410 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
571 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1325 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
197 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
301 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
324 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1497 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3471 Morohashi
273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 New Nelson (John Haig)
1485 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1597 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
862 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3747 2001 Kanji
3d5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6204.9 Four corner code
1-24-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
547c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
suck, imbibe, inhale, sip
Kun:
す.う
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
1054 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 吸収 【キュウシュウ】 absorption, suction, attraction
  • 吸血鬼 【キュウケツキ】 vampire, bloodsucker
  • 腹式呼吸 【フクシキコキュウ】 diaphragmatic breathing, abdominal breathing
  • 外呼吸 【ガイコキュウ】 external respiration

Kun reading compounds

  • 吸う 【すう】 to smoke, to breathe in, to inhale, to suck, to sip, to slurp, to absorb, to soak up, to kiss

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi1
Korean:
heub

Spanish

  • aspirar
  • absorber
  • chupar
  • fumar

Portuguese

  • chupar
  • inalar
  • sugar

French

  • aspirer
  • absorber
  • inhaler
  • siroter
849 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
837 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1133 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
885 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1083 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
406 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1327 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
272 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
296 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
234 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
696 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3372P Morohashi
202 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
713 New Nelson (John Haig)
689 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
843 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3767 2001 Kanji
3d3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1-3-4 SKIP code
6704.7 Four corner code
1-21-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5438 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
symptoms, illness
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1111 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 症 【ショウ】 illness
  • 症候群 【ショウコウグン】 syndrome
  • 自閉症 【ジヘイショウ】 autism
  • 後遺症 【コウイショウ】 prognostic symptoms, after-effect

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4, zheng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • síntoma
  • señal
  • enfermedad

Portuguese

  • sintomas
  • doença

French

  • symptôme
  • maladie
1397 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
955 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3039 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1563 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1545 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1318 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1400 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1363 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1350 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4065 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2062 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2794 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1701 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22140 Morohashi
3280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3795 New Nelson (John Haig)
1685 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1816 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
573 2001 Kanji
5i5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-5 SKIP code
0011.1 Four corner code
1-30-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
75c7 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
climate, season, weather, wait for, expect
Kun:
そうろう
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
510 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 候 【コウ】 season, weather
  • 候補 【コウホ】 candidate, contender, prospect, pick, choice, list, candidacy, candidature, nomination
  • 時候 【ジコウ】 season, time of the year
  • 症候 【ショウコウ】 symptoms

Kun reading compounds

  • 候ふ 【そうろう】 to serve (by a superior's side), to be, to do
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • 書き候 【かきそうろう】 (have the honor, honour) to write
  • 御入り候ふ 【おんいりそうろう】 to go, to come, to be

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hou4
Korean:
hu

Spanish

  • clima
  • tiempo
  • explorar
  • esperar algo
  • forma cortés del verbo ser y estar

Portuguese

  • clima
  • estação
  • tempo

French

  • climat
  • temps
  • saison
607 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
504 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
478 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
817 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
481 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
862 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
325 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1029 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
944 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
974 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1174 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
105 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
133 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
89 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
101 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1655 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
775 Morohashi
119 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
250 New Nelson (John Haig)
1640 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1769 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
542 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2723.4 Four corner code
1-24-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5019 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
Variants:
flock, group, crowd, herd, swarm, cluster
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
1012 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 群 【グン】 group, bunch, crowd, throng, swarm, band, group
  • 群衆 【グンシュウ】 group (of people), crowd, horde, throng, mob, multitude
  • 症候群 【ショウコウグン】 syndrome
  • 層群 【ソウグン】 (geol) group

Kun reading compounds

  • 群れる 【むれる】 to crowd, to flock, to swarm
  • 群れ 【むれ】 group, crowd, flock, herd, bevy, school, swarm, cluster (e.g. of stars), clump, pack (e.g. of dogs)
  • 群れる 【むれる】 to crowd, to flock, to swarm
  • 群 【むら】 gathering
  • 群がる 【むらがる】 to swarm, to gather
  • 葉群 【はむら】 leaves, foliage
  • 岩群 【いわむら】 rocky outcrop, jumble of rocks
  • 群がる 【むらがる】 to swarm, to gather

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐり、 ぐ、 こお、 こおり、 ごうり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qun2
Korean:
gun

Spanish

  • manada
  • rebaño
  • grupo
  • gentío
  • multitud
  • tropel
  • hacinarse
  • amontonarse
  • aglomerarse

Portuguese

  • bando
  • grupo
  • multidão
  • manada
  • enxame
  • cacho

French

  • troupeau
  • groupe
  • foule
  • essaim
594 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
684 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
657 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
826 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
769 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
834 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1924 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
794 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
808 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
489 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1569 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1942 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1171 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28498 Morohashi
1540 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4666 New Nelson (John Haig)
1163 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1247 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
773 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3555 2001 Kanji
3d10.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
1865.1 Four corner code
1-23-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fa4 Unicode hex code