Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
wink, blink, twinkle
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1265 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 瞬時 【シュンジ】 moment, instant
  • 瞬間 【シュンカン】 moment, second, instant
  • 数瞬 【スウシュン】 a few moments

Kun reading compounds

  • 瞬く 【またたく】 to blink (one's eyes), to wink, to bat, to twinkle (e.g. stars), to flicker, to waver
  • 瞬く間 【またたくま】 brief moment, blink of an eye (time span)
  • 瞬ぐ 【まじろぐ】 to wink, to blink, to twinkle, to flicker

Readings

Chinese:
shun4
Korean:
sun

Spanish

  • instante
  • momento

Portuguese

  • pestanejar
  • piscar

French

  • cligner
  • pétiller (yeux)
1372 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1315 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3159 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1556 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1564 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1732 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1850 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
979 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1391 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1594 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
841 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1151 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
825 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23694 Morohashi
1247 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3969 New Nelson (John Haig)
817 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
880 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1897 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3955 2001 Kanji
5c13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-13 SKIP code
6205.2 Four corner code
29-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77ac Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 1.818 m (6 shaku), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 one ken in length or breadth (1.818m)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 俗世間 【ゾクセケン】 this world, earthly world, secular society, ordinary world, everyday life, workaday world

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 合間 【あいま】 interval, break, pause, spare moment
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Chinese:
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code