Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
secret, conceal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
862 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 秘密 【ヒミツ】 secret, secrecy, confidentiality, privacy, mystery, secret (e.g. to success), esoteric teachings
  • 秘書 【ヒショ】 (private) secretary, treasured book, secret book
  • 部外秘 【ブガイヒ】 restricted to the department
  • 社外秘 【シャガイヒ】 company secret

Kun reading compounds

  • 秘める 【ひめる】 to hide, to keep to oneself
  • 密か 【ひそか】 secret, private, surreptitious

Readings

Chinese:
mi4, bi4, lin2
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • secreto
  • misterio
  • mala evacuación
  • esconder
  • mantener en secreto

Portuguese

  • segredo
  • esconder

French

  • garder secret
  • cacher
974 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
964 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
865 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
940 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1583 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1117 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
824 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1102 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1436 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1490 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1074 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
913 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24977 Morohashi
1159 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4140 New Nelson (John Haig)
904 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
970 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
915 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2259 2001 Kanji
5d5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
2390.0 Four corner code
40-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79d8 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
secrecy, density (pop), minuteness, carefulness
Kun:
ひそ.か
On:
ミツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
815 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 密 【ミツ】 density, thickness, secrecy, minute, fine, esoteric Buddhism, secret Buddhist teachings
  • 密度 【ミツド】 density
  • 濃密 【ノウミツ】 thick, dense, rich (as in taste or content), deep (colour), strong (smell, scent), crowded
  • 細密 【サイミツ】 detailed knowledge, finely detailed

Kun reading compounds

  • 密か 【ひそか】 secret, private, surreptitious
  • 密か事 【みそかごと】 secret, private matter, amorous affair, liaison

Readings

Chinese:
mi4
Korean:
mil

Spanish

  • denso
  • concentrado
  • minucioso
  • preciso
  • en secreto

Portuguese

  • segredo
  • densidade
  • pormenor
  • cuidado

French

  • secret
  • densité (population)
  • minutieux
  • consciencieux
990 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
978 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
858 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1316 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1118 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1214 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1713 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
806 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
822 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1103 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
489 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2857 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1474 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1984 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
782 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7205 Morohashi
2292 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1343 New Nelson (John Haig)
775 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
837 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
933 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
776 2001 Kanji
3m8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3077.2 Four corner code
44-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bc6 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
Kun:
もともとい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
241 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 基 【キ】 group, (free) radical, counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
  • 起因 【キイン】 cause, origin
  • 塩基 【エンキ】 base
  • 開基 【カイキ】 foundation of a temple, laying a foundation (stone), open base

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause
  • 失敗は成功のもと 【しっぱいはせいこうのもと】 failure teaches success, failure is a stepping-stone to success
  • 生兵法は大怪我のもと 【なまびょうほうはおおけがのもと】 a little learning is a dangerous thing
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause

Readings

Japanese names:
きい、 とも
Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • fundamento
  • origen
  • base

Portuguese

  • fundamentais
  • radicais (Quim.)
  • comtador para máquinas
  • fundação

French

  • fondements
  • radical (chimie)
  • compteur de machines
  • fondations
755 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
670 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
641 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1098 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
691 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
354 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3312 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1783 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5197 Morohashi
2673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
251 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
726 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-8-3 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
20-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57fa Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
ground, earth
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
40 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 地 【チ】 earth, ground, land, soil, place, territory, bottom (of a package, book, etc.), earth (one of the five elements)
  • 地位 【チイ】 (social) position, status
  • 奥地 【オクチ】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 対地 【タイチ】 ground to ground
  • 地 【ジ】 ground, land, earth, soil, the region in question, the local area, skin, texture, fabric, material, weave, base, background, one's true nature, narrative (i.e. descriptive part of a story), real life, actuality, captured territory (in the game of go), noh chorus, accompaniment music (in Japanese dance), basic phrase (in Japanese music; usu. repetitive), base part (of multiple shamisens)
  • 地合い 【ジアイ】 texture (cloth, fabric, paper), market tone, undertone, balance between the position of white and black stones (in go)
  • 下地 【シタジ】 groundwork, foundation, inclination, aptitude, elementary knowledge (of), grounding (in), undercoat, first coat, soy sauce
  • 築地 【ツイジ】 mud wall with a roof, roofed mud wall

Readings

Japanese names:
どま
Chinese:
di4, de5
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • suelo
  • tierra
  • terreno
  • posición

Portuguese

  • terra
  • chão

French

  • sol
  • terre
111 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
184 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
167 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
40 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
143 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
143 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
241 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
118 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
146 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
367 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
236 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
521 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4890 Morohashi
204 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
976 New Nelson (John Haig)
515 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
554 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
45 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
130 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
3b3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
4411.2 Four corner code
35-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5730 Unicode hex code