Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
tax, duty
On:
ゼイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
289 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 税 【ゼイ】 tax
  • 税金 【ゼイキン】 tax, duty
  • 免税 【メンゼイ】 tax exemption, duty exemption
  • 課税 【カゼイ】 taxation

Readings

Japanese names:
さい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shui4
Korean:
se, tal

Spanish

  • impuesto
  • arancel

Portuguese

  • imposto
  • dever

French

  • taxe
  • droits
826 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
750 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
727 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
383 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3287 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
488 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
782 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1642 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
399 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
403 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
670 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1438 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1525 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
807 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1101 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
904 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25070P Morohashi
1191 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4146 New Nelson (John Haig)
895 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
961 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
755 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2257 2001 Kanji
5d7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
2891.6 Four corner code
1-32-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a0e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:

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On reading compounds

  • 金 【キン】 gold (metal), gold (color), gold (medal), first place (prize), something of great value, something golden (e.g. silence), money, gold coin, sum (of money), Friday, karat (measure of purity of gold), carat, metal (fourth phase of Wu Xing), Jin dynasty (of China; 1115-1234), Chin dynasty, Jurchen dynasty, gold general, testicles
  • 金曜日 【キンヨウビ】 Friday
  • 借金 【シャッキン】 debt, loan, liabilities, borrowing money, number of games under the .500 mark
  • 送金 【ソウキン】 remittance, sending money
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 gold (colour, color)
  • 金輪際 【コンリンザイ】 (not) ever, (not) at all, (not) on any account, (not) by any means, deepest bottom of the earth
  • 鬱金 【ウコン】 turmeric (Curcuma domestica)
  • 葛鬱金 【クズウコン】 arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea)
  • 漉油 【コシアブラ】 Acanthopanax sciadophylloides (species of flowering plant related to the aralias)

Kun reading compounds

  • 金 【かね】 money, metal
  • 金持ち 【かねもち】 rich person
  • 細かい金 【こまかいかね】 small change
  • 汚れた金 【よごれたかね】 dirty money

Readings

Japanese names:
かん、 きむ、 こ、 この、 ん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin1
Korean:
gim, geum

Spanish

  • oro
  • dinero
  • metal

Portuguese

  • ouro

French

  • or
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
18 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
14 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
59 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4815 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
18 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
94 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
664 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
23 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
23 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1808 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2552 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1302 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1771 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
275 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40152 Morohashi
2057 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6211 New Nelson (John Haig)
269 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
287 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
79 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
72 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2872 2001 Kanji
8a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
8010.9 Four corner code
1-22-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91d1 Unicode hex code

16 strokes (also 15)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
evade, avoid, avert, ward off, shirk, shun
Kun:
さ.けるよ.ける
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
756 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 避難 【ヒナン】 taking refuge, finding shelter, evacuation, escape, seeking safe haven
  • 避難民 【ヒナンミン】 evacuees, displaced persons, refugees
  • 回避 【カイヒ】 evasion, avoidance
  • 逃避 【トウヒ】 escape, evasion, flight

Kun reading compounds

  • 避ける 【さける】 to avoid (physical contact with), to avoid (situation), to ward off, to avert, to put aside, to move out of the way
  • 避ける 【さける】 to avoid (physical contact with), to avoid (situation), to ward off, to avert, to put aside, to move out of the way

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi4
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • evadir
  • evitar
  • esquivar
  • eludir
  • rehuir

Portuguese

  • Evadir-se
  • evitar
  • prevenir-se
  • guardar-se
  • esquivar-se
  • escapar

French

  • éviter
  • fuir
  • parer
  • écarter (danger)
  • empêcher
  • se dérober
1733 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
886 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4749 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1746 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1822 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1491 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1590 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1365 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
724 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2031 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2742 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1515 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39163P Morohashi
3179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6120 New Nelson (John Haig)
1501 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1618 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1857 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3755 2001 Kanji
2q13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-13 SKIP code
3-2-13 SKIP code
3030.4 Four corner code
1-40-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
907f Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
difficult, impossible, trouble, accident, defect
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
330 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 難 【ナン】 difficulty, trouble, hardship, accident, disaster, danger, fault, defect, criticism
  • 難解 【ナンカイ】 difficult to understand, unintelligible, abstruse
  • 非難 【ヒナン】 criticism, blame, censure, attack, reproach
  • 遭難 【ソウナン】 disaster, accident, shipwreck, distress

Kun reading compounds

  • 難い 【かたい】 difficult, hard
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), impossible, unfeasible, fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 難しい顔をする 【むずかしいかおをする】 to look displeased, to frown, to scowl, to look grave, to look serious
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), impossible, unfeasible, fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 なに
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nan2, nan4
Korean:
nan, na

Spanish

  • desastre
  • dificultad
  • sufrimiento
  • ataque al punto débil
  • difícil
  • imposible

Portuguese

  • impossível
  • difícil
  • dificuldade
  • acidente
  • defeito

French

  • difficile
  • impossible
  • problème
  • accident
  • défaut
853 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
960 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
949 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
442 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5038 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
800 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
995 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2760 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
557 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
566 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
526 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1856 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2310 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1594 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42128P Morohashi
1838 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6515 New Nelson (John Haig)
1580 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1703 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
351 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1003 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1975 2001 Kanji
8c10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
4051.4 Four corner code
1-38-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 所々 【トコロドコロ】 here and there, in places
  • 住所 【ジュウショ】 address, residence, domicile
  • 所々 【トコロドコロ】 here and there, in places

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 至る所 【いたるところ】 everywhere, all over, throughout
  • ここの所 【ここのところ】 of late, lately, this part, this point, here
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to mention, much less
  • 所ではない 【どころではない】 not the time for, not the place for, far from, anything but, ... is out of the question, ... isn't the word for it
  • 所々 【ところどころ】 here and there, in places
  • 見どころ 【みどころ】 point worthy of note, good point, part worth seeing, highlight, good scene, (signs of) promise, good prospects (for the future)
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
1-29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code