Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
polish, study of, sharpen
Kun:
と.ぐ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
336 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 研究員 【ケンキュウイン】 researcher, lab worker
  • 研究 【ケンキュウ】 study, research, investigation
  • 予研 【ヨケン】 National Institute of Health
  • 技研 【ギケン】 technical research institute

Kun reading compounds

  • 研ぐ 【とぐ】 to sharpen, to hone, to whet, to grind, to wash (rice), to scour, to polish, to burnish

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Chinese:
yan2, yan4
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • estudio
  • afilar
  • pulir

Portuguese

  • polir
  • estudar
  • afiar

French

  • polir
  • étudier
  • aiguiser
204 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
290 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
272 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
426 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3180 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
583 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
231 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
875 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
896 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
918 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
297 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1398 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1456 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
771 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1046 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
682 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24080 Morohashi
1132 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3991 New Nelson (John Haig)
675 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
729 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
284 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
325 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3355 2001 Kanji
5a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1164.0 Four corner code
24-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7814 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
Variants:
research, study
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
368 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 究明 【キュウメイ】 investigation (esp. in academic and scientific contexts)
  • 究極 【キュウキョク】 ultimate, final, last, eventual
  • 探究 【タンキュウ】 research, investigation, enquiry, inquiry, study
  • 最新研究 【サイシンケンキュウ】 the newest research
  • 究竟 【クキョウ】 culmination, conclusion
  • 究竟 【クッキョウ】 after all, in the end, finally, excellent, superb, handy, appropriate, ideal, robust, brawny, muscular, strong, sturdy

Kun reading compounds

  • 極める 【きわめる】 to carry to extremes, to go to the end of something, to investigate thoroughly, to master

Readings

Japanese names:
きゅ
Chinese:
jiu4, jiu1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • estudio
  • investigación
  • profundización
  • último
  • final
  • dominar
  • profundizar en el estudio de

Portuguese

  • pesquisa
  • estudo

French

  • recherche
  • étudier
185 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
253 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
427 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3314 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
599 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
234 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
492 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
895 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
917 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
298 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1451 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2729 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1398 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1885 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1331 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25409 Morohashi
2203 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4189 New Nelson (John Haig)
1320 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1417 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
261 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
278 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
757 2001 Kanji
3m4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
3041.7 Four corner code
21-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a76 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
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Chinese:
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
28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code