Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
earnings, work, earn money
Kun:
かせ.ぐ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1264 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 稼働 【カドウ】 operation (of machine), operating, running, working
  • 稼ぎ 【カセギ】 earnings

Kun reading compounds

  • 稼ぐ 【かせぐ】 to earn (income), to make (money), to score (points, victory), to gain (time), to play (for time), to work hard (at one's job), to labor, to labour, to toil
  • 稼ぐに追いつく貧乏なし 【かせぐにおいつくびんぼうなし】 poverty is a stranger to industry, diligence is the mother of good fortune

Readings

Chinese:
jia4
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • ganancias
  • sueldo
  • trabajar
  • ganarse la vida

Portuguese

  • salário
  • trabalhar
  • ganhar dinheiro

French

  • gains
  • travail
  • gagner de l'argent
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1882 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
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1589 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1750 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1874 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1232 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1444 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1572 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
831 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
902 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25217 Morohashi
1230 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4169 New Nelson (John Haig)
893 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
959 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1784 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2251 2001 Kanji
5d10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-10 SKIP code
2393.2 Four corner code
18-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a3c Unicode hex code