Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
private, I, me
Kun:
わたくしわたし
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N4
242 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 私 【シ】 private affairs, personal matter
  • 私案 【シアン】 private plan, one's own plan
  • 無私 【ムシ】 unselfish, selfless, disinterested
  • 滅私 【メッシ】 selflessness, being unselfish

Kun reading compounds

  • 私 【わたくし】 I, me, personal (affairs, etc.), private, selfishness, partiality, secrecy, confidentiality
  • 私立 【しりつ】 private (establishment)
  • 不肖私 【ふしょうわたくし】 I, me
  • 私 【わたし】 I, me
  • 私たち 【わたしたち】 we, us

Readings

Chinese:
si1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • yo
  • privado
  • secreto

Portuguese

  • particular
  • Eu
  • me

French

  • privé
  • je
  • moi
797 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
887 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
876 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
221 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3265 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
367 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
232 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
637 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
125 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
125 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
72 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1428 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1432 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1030 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
911 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24913 Morohashi
1115 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4124 New Nelson (John Haig)
902 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
968 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
17 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
852 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2271 2001 Kanji
5d2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
2293.0 Four corner code
27-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79c1 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
use 用 (甩)
Parts:
utilize, business, service, use, employ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
107 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 用 【ヨウ】 business, task, errand, engagement, use, purpose, for the use of ..., used for ..., made for ..., call of nature, excretion
  • 用意 【ヨウイ】 preparation, arrangements, provision, getting ready, laying out (e.g. a meal)
  • 登用 【トウヨウ】 appointment, assignment, promotion
  • 効用 【コウヨウ】 use, utility, effect, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 用いる 【もちいる】 to use, to make use of, to utilize, to utilise

Readings

Japanese names:
たから
Chinese:
yong4
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • uso
  • empleo
  • trabajo
  • usar
  • hacer uso de

Portuguese

  • utilizar
  • negócios
  • serviço
  • usar
  • empregar

French

  • se servir de
  • affaires
  • service
  • utiliser
  • employer
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
215 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
110 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
107 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21703 Morohashi
2976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3721 New Nelson (John Haig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
116 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
45-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7528 Unicode hex code