Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
arrow
Parts:
short, brevity, fault, defect, weak point
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
689 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 短 【タン】 fault, defect, weak point, minor, 5-point card
  • 短期 【タンキ】 short-term
  • 長短 【チョウタン】 (relative) length, advantages and disadvantages, pluses and minuses, strong and weak points, merits and demerits
  • 車高短 【シャコウタン】 lowered car, car with lowered suspension

Kun reading compounds

  • 短い 【みじかい】 short, brief

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duan3
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • pequeño
  • breve
  • defecto
  • corto

Portuguese

  • curto
  • brevidade
  • falta
  • defeito
  • ponto fraco

French

  • court
  • bref
  • faute
  • défaut
  • point faible
466 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
362 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
342 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
789 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3172 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
261 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
230 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1633 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
215 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
215 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
90 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1395 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1515 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
801 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1093 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1454 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23978 Morohashi
1182 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3982 New Nelson (John Haig)
1442 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1550 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
403 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2373 2001 Kanji
3d9.27 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
8141.8 Four corner code
1-35-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77ed 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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 時 【ジ】 hour, o'clock, (specified) time, when ..., during ...
  • 時間 【ジカン】 time, hour, period, class, lesson
  • 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
  • 時々 【ときどき】 sometimes, occasionally, at times, from time to time, now and then, once in a while, at intervals, seasonal, of the season, appropriate (for the season or occasion)
  • ある時 【あるとき】 on one occasion, once, at one point, at one time
  • 切り替え時 【きりかえとき】 time to switch over, response time

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:
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

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On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-, good opportunity, chance, estrangement, discord, alienation, spy, secret agent
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • この間 【コノアイダ】 the other day, lately, recently, during this period, meanwhile, in the meantime
  • 年間 【ネンカン】 (period of) a year, during the era (of)
  • 間 【ケン】 ken (6 shaku, approx. 1.818 m), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 number of ken (in length or breadth)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 六百間 【ロッピャッケン】 roppyakken (type of card game)

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間柄 【あいだがら】 relationship, relation, terms (good, friendly, etc.)
  • この間 【このあいだ】 the other day, lately, recently, during this period, meanwhile, in the meantime
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間に合う 【まにあう】 to be in time (for), to serve (suit, meet) the purpose, to be good enough, to be enough, to manage, to make do
  • 大広間 【おおひろま】 main hall, great hall, large hall, reception hall
  • 晴れ間 【はれま】 break (in the weather, esp. rain or snow), interval of clear weather, patch of blue sky, period of serenity
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間柄 【あいだがら】 relationship, relation, terms (good, friendly, etc.)
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code

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

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 睡眠 【スイミン】 sleep
  • 睡魔 【スイマ】 sleepiness, drowsiness, the sandman, Morpheus
  • 一睡 【イッスイ】 wink of sleep, snooze, doze, nap
  • 熟睡 【ジュクスイ】 deep sleep, sound sleep, profound 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

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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 眠剤 【ミンザイ】 sleeping pills
  • 仮眠 【カミン】 nap, doze
  • 冬眠 【トウミン】 hibernation, winter sleep, torpor

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

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 person, -er, expert, geisha, prostitute
  • 学者 【ガクシャ】 scholar, academic, scientist, learned person, person of learning
  • 参加者 【サンカシャ】 participant, entrant, player, competitor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 臆病者 【おくびょうもの】 coward, wimp
  • 幸せ者 【しあわせもの】 fortunate person, lucky fellow, lucky dog

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code