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

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  • 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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-27-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79c1 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
stand, erect
Parts:
stand up, rise, set up, erect
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
58 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 立案 【リツアン】 planning, devising (a plan), drafting, drawing up
  • 立像 【リツゾウ】 standing statue, standing image
  • 並立 【ヘイリツ】 standing abreast
  • 不成立 【フセイリツ】 failure, rejection, rupture
  • 立ち木 【タチキ】 standing tree, standing timber
  • 立纓 【リュウエイ】 erect tail (of a traditional Japanese hat)
  • 開立 【カイリュウ】 extraction of cubic root
  • 造立 【ゾウリュウ】 erecting (temple, Buddhist statue, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 立つ 【たつ】 to stand, to rise, to stand up, to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position), to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
  • 立つ瀬 【たつせ】 predicament, one's ground, one's position
  • 突立 【とったつ】 stand straight up
  • 立てる 【たてる】 to stand up, to put up, to set up, to erect, to raise, to thrust into, to bury into, to dig into, to make (a noise), to start (a rumour), to raise (a cloud of dust, etc.), to cause, to make, to establish, to set up, to develop, to formulate, to put up (a political candidate), to make (one's leader), to treat with respect, to give (someone) their due, to make (someone) look good, to avoid embarrassing (someone), to sharpen, to make clear, to shut, to close, to make tea (matcha), to perform the tea ceremony, to divide by, to do ... vigorously

Readings

Japanese names:
たち、 たっ、 たつ、 だて、 つい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
rib

Spanish

  • levantarse
  • alzarse
  • ponerse en pie
  • levantar
  • erigir
  • estar en pie

Portuguese

  • Ficar de pé
  • levantar-se

French

  • debout
149 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
37 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
73 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
61 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3343 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
72 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
78 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
194 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
121 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
121 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
174 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1459 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2486 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1257 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1723 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
438 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25721 Morohashi
1992 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4223 New Nelson (John Haig)
431 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
462 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
35 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
49 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
473 2001 Kanji
5b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
0010.8 Four corner code
1-46-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7acb Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
favor, blessing, grace, kindness
Kun:
めぐ.むめぐ.み
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
925 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 恵雨 【ケイウ】 welcome rain
  • 恵存 【ケイソン】 message appended to a note accompanying a gift, requesting the recipient to keep the gift at hand
  • 互恵 【ゴケイ】 reciprocity, mutual benefit
  • 慈恵 【ジケイ】 mercy and love
  • 恵 【エ】 wisdom, enlightenment, prajñā (one of the three divisions of the noble eightfold path), wisdom
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 悪知恵 【ワルヂエ】 craft, cunning, guile, serpentine wisdom
  • 付け知恵 【ツケヂエ】 hint, suggestion

Kun reading compounds

  • 恵む 【めぐむ】 to bless, to show mercy to, to give (money, etc.)
  • 恵み 【めぐみ】 blessing, grace
  • 恵みの雨 【めぐみのあめ】 welcome rain, merciful rain, blessed rain, rain after a long dry period
  • 天の恵み 【てんのめぐみ】 God's gift, God's blessing, grace of God, godsend

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 け、 さと、 さとし、 しげ、 へい、 み、 やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui4
Korean:
hye

Spanish

  • favor
  • bendición
  • gracia
  • bondad
  • ser bondadoso
  • favorecer

Portuguese

  • favor
  • benção
  • graça
  • gentileza

French

  • bénéficier de
  • faveur divine
  • grâce
  • gentillesse
1196 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
875 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1498 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
540 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1226 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1219 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1282 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1077 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
781 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1704 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2315 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
619 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10618P Morohashi
2659 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 New Nelson (John Haig)
612 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
659 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1558 2001 Kanji
4k6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5033.6 Four corner code
1-23-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6075 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
compare, compete
Parts:
Variants:
compare, race, ratio, Philippines
Kun:
くら.べる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 比 【ヒ】 ratio, proportion, match, equal, explicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing), Philippines, in comparison with ...
  • 比較 【ヒカク】 comparison
  • 口径比 【コウケイヒ】 aperture ratio (inverse of the f-number), relative aperture
  • 正比 【セイヒ】 direct ratio

Kun reading compounds

  • 比べる 【くらべる】 to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ぴっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi3, bi4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • comparación
  • proporción
  • relación
  • Filipinas
  • comparar

Portuguese

  • comparar
  • corrida
  • razão
  • Phillipines

French

  • comparer
  • compétition
  • proportion
  • Philippines
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
771 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
557 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
589 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
660 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1146 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
29 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
456 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16743 Morohashi
26 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3010 New Nelson (John Haig)
447 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
482 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
450 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
643 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
2m3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2171.0 Four corner code
2111.0 Four corner code
1-40-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd4 Unicode hex code

寿

7 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
longevity, congratulations, one's natural life
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 寿 【ジュ】 age, years, longevity, long life, congratulation, celebration, congratulatory gift
  • 寿命 【ジュミョウ】 life span
  • 喜寿 【キジュ】 77th birthday
  • 米寿 【ベイジュ】 88th birthday
  • 寿司 【スシ】 sushi, anything made with vinegared rice (may also contain vegetables, spices, fish, or other delicacies)
  • すき焼き 【スキヤキ】 sukiyaki, thin slices of beef, cooked with various vegetables in a table-top cast-iron pan
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce

Kun reading compounds

  • 寿 【ことぶき】 congratulations, felicitations, best wishes, longevity, long life
  • 寿教室 【ことぶききょうしつ】 culture courses for the aged
  • 新年の寿 【しんねんのことぶき】 New Years greetings
  • 寿く 【ことぶく】 to congratulate, to wish one well
  • 寿ぐ 【ことほぐ】 to congratulate, to wish (someone) well, to celebrate

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 じ、 じゅう、 すっ、 すみ、 とし、 としかつ、 なが、 のぶ、 のり、 ひさ、 ひさし、 やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • longevidad
  • felicitaciones

Portuguese

  • longevidade
  • congratulações
  • vida natural

French

  • longévité
  • félicitations
  • vie
1351 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1132 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
194 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1786 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1221 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
539 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1550 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1652 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1327 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
501 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4372 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2215 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1579 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7419P Morohashi
3557 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1374 New Nelson (John Haig)
1565 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1115 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
0a7.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-4 SKIP code
5004.0 Four corner code
5034.0 Four corner code
1-28-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bff Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of, of the
  • 中尉 【チュウイ】 first lieutenant, lieutenant junior grade
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 訪中 【ホウチュウ】 visit to China

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, interior, among, within, middle, center, centre, during, while, middle, midst, amid, interval, gap, mean, average, second (of three, e.g. sons, volumes), middle, medium grade, medium quality, red-light district
  • 中島 【なかじま】 island in a pond or river
  • 野中 【のなか】 in the middle of a field
  • そんな中 【そんななか】 wherein, therein, thereinto
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while (e.g. one is young), during, within (e.g. a day), in the course of, among, amongst, (out) of, between, in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.), amidst, with (e.g. success), within oneself, one's feelings, inner thoughts, we, our company, our organization, one's home, one's family, my spouse, my husband, my wife, signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife, I, me, imperial palace grounds, emperor
  • 碁打ち鳥飼い馬鹿の中 【ごうちとりかいばかのうち】 go players and bird keepers are idiots (both activities demand a lot of time)
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, to feel a bite (in fishing), (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to be a ... in relation to ..., to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
1-35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
study, learning, science
Kun:
まな.ぶ
On:
ガク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
63 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 学 【ガク】 learning, scholarship, study, erudition, knowledge, education, study of ..., -ology, -ics
  • 学位 【ガクイ】 (academic) degree
  • 短期大学 【タンキダイガク】 junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
  • 法医学 【ホウイガク】 forensic medicine, forensic pathology, medical jurisprudence, legal medicine

Kun reading compounds

  • 学ぶ 【まなぶ】 to study (in depth), to learn, to take lessons in

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xue2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • estudio
  • aprendizaje
  • ciencia
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • estudo
  • aprendizagem
  • ciência

French

  • étudier
  • apprendre
  • science
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
10 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
33 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1271 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
66 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
44 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
719 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
109 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
460 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6974 Morohashi
2555 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 New Nelson (John Haig)
324 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
346 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
15 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
71 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
947 2001 Kanji
3n4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
3240.7 Four corner code
9040.7 Four corner code
1-19-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b66 Unicode hex code