Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
sulphur
On:
リュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1867 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 硫化 【リュウカ】 sulfuration, sulphuration
  • 硫安 【リュウアン】 ammonium sulfate
  • 脱硫 【ダツリュウ】 desulfurization, desulphurisation, desulphurization
  • 加硫 【カリュウ】 vulcanizing (rubber)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • azufre abreviatura de ácido sulfúrico

Portuguese

  • enxofre

French

  • soufre
1902 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1500 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3191 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1596 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1571 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1856 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2012 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1551 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1405 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1519 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1096 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
770 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24229 Morohashi
1184 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4006 New Nelson (John Haig)
763 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
825 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1573 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3357 2001 Kanji
5a7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
1061.3 Four corner code
1-46-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
786b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
yellow
Parts:
yellow
Kun:
こ-
On:
コウオウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 黄色 【キイロ】 yellow, amber
  • 紅葉 【コウヨウ】 autumn colours, fall colors, leaves changing color (colour), leaves turning red, red leaves, leaves turning yellow, yellow leaves, (Japanese) maple (Acer japonicum), venison, layered colors in garments, resembling autumn colors
  • 玄黄 【ゲンコウ】 black and yellow silk (offered to gods), heaven and earth
  • 天地玄黄 【テンチゲンコウ】 Heaven is black and earth is yellow, heaven and earth
  • 黄色 【キイロ】 yellow, amber
  • 黄金 【オウゴン】 gold (Au), golden, prosperous, excellent, superb, money (esp. ōban coin), cash
  • 卵黄 【ランオウ】 egg yolk
  • 六フッ化硫黄 【ロクフッカイオウ】 sulfur hexafluoride

Kun reading compounds

  • 黄 【き】 yellow
  • 黄色 【きいろ】 yellow, amber
  • 海気 【かいき】 sea air, sea breeze, ocean and atmosphere, type of yarn-dyed silk goods

Readings

Japanese names:
うい、 れい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huang2
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • amarillo

Portuguese

  • amarelo

French

  • jaune
214 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
133 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
120 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1063 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5399 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
469 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1021 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
780 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
794 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
993 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1939 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3116 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1596 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1766 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47926P Morohashi
2468 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7045 New Nelson (John Haig)
1750 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1887 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
3k8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
4480.6 Four corner code
1-18-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ec4 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
Variants:
island
Kun:
しま
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 島 【トウ】 Island, insula, island, islet
  • 島国 【シマグニ】 island country
  • 孤島 【コトウ】 solitary island, isolated island
  • 列島 【レットウ】 archipelago, chain of islands

Kun reading compounds

  • 島 【しま】 island, one's territory (e.g. of a sex worker, organized crime gang), one's turf
  • 島国 【しまぐに】 island country
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 広島 【ひろしま】 Hiroshima (city, prefecture)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao3
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • isla

Portuguese

  • ilha

French

  • île
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
358 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
173 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
230 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
183 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
455 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
543 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4103 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2081 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1967 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8108 Morohashi
3310 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1476 New Nelson (John Haig)
1948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2098 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
379 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
362 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
3o7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
4-10-4 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
1-37-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cf6 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
east
Kun:
ひがし
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
37 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 東洋 【トウヨウ】 the East, the Orient, (East) Asia, Japan
  • 東西 【トウザイ】 east and west, Orient and Occident, East and West, ladies and gentlemen!, your attention, please!, roll-up, roll-up
  • 関東 【カントウ】 Kantō, region consisting of Tokyo and surrounding prefectures, Kantō, north-eastern half of Japan (during the feudal era)
  • 北北東 【ホクホクトウ】 north-northeast, north-north-east

Kun reading compounds

  • 東 【ひがし】 east
  • 東西 【とうざい】 east and west, Orient and Occident, East and West, ladies and gentlemen!, your attention, please!, roll-up, roll-up
  • 犬が西向きゃ尾は東 【いぬがにしむきゃおはひがし】 that goes without saying, water is wet, when a dog turns west, its tail turns east

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 あがり、 あずま、 あづま、 こち、 さき、 しの、 とお、 はる、 ひが、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong1
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • Este

Portuguese

  • Oriente

French

  • Est
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
201 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
184 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
11 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
27 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
63 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
771 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
71 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1053 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4385 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14499 Morohashi
3568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2596 New Nelson (John Haig)
504 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
543 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
108 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
164 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
0a8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5090.6 Four corner code
1-37-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6771 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
lid
Parts:
Variants:
capital, 10**16
Kun:
みやこ
On:
キョウケイキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
74 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 京 【キョウ】 imperial capital (esp. Kyoto), final word of an iroha poem, 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion
  • 京都 【キョウト】 Kyoto (city, prefecture)
  • 上京 【ジョウキョウ】 going (up) to the capital, going to Tokyo
  • 帰京 【キキョウ】 returning (home) to Tokyo, returning to the capital
  • 京 【キョウ】 imperial capital (esp. Kyoto), final word of an iroha poem, 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion
  • 京葉 【ケイヨウ】 Tokyo and Chiba
  • 英京 【エイキョウ】 British capital, London
  • キン族 【キンゾク】 Kinh (people), Vietnamese (people)
  • 南京 【ナンキン】 Nanjing (China), Nanking, pumpkin, squash, Chinese, Southeast Asian, foreign, rare, precious, cute

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital (esp. Kyoto, Japan's former capital), seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 長岡京 【ながおかきょう】 Nagaoka-kyō (capital of Japan 784-794), Nagaokakyō (city)

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • capital

Portuguese

  • capital
  • 10 elevado a 16

French

  • capitale
  • 10**16
63 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
110 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
99 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
16 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
172 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
109 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
663 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
189 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
189 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
233 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
39 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2546 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
318 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
299 Morohashi
2052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
93 New Nelson (John Haig)
312 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
334 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
303 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
157 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
441 2001 Kanji
2j6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
0090.6 Four corner code
1-21-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eac Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
metropolis, capital, all, everything
Kun:
みやこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
123 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 都 【ト】 Metropolis (of Tokyo), (Tokyo) Metropolitan District, metropolitan prefecture, counter for cities and towns, capital
  • 都会 【トカイ】 city, Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly
  • 科威都 【クウェート】 Kuwait
  • 東都 【トウト】 the Eastern Capital (now Tokyo), Yedo, Edo
  • 都合 【ツゴウ】 circumstances, condition, convenience, to arrange, to manage, to lend money, to raise money, in all, in total, all told
  • 都合がいい 【ツゴウガイイ】 convenient

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital (esp. Kyoto, Japan's former capital), seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 都入り 【みやこいり】 arriving in the capital
  • 京の都 【きょうのみやこ】 Kyoto
  • 花の都 【はなのみやこ】 the gay city (of Paris), capital of flowers, Kyoto

Readings

Japanese names:
くに、 ず、 ち、 づめ、 みや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
du1, dou1
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • metrópoli
  • capital

Portuguese

  • metropole
  • capital

French

  • métropole
  • capitale
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
376 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
355 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
92 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4769 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
173 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1419 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
188 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
188 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
338 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
761 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1106 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1505 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1863 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39497P Morohashi
1686 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6148 New Nelson (John Haig)
1846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1989 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
384 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2d8.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
4762.7 Four corner code
1-37-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90fd Unicode hex code