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 a machine), running, working (and earning money)
  • 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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia4
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • ganancias
  • sueldo
  • trabajar
  • ganarse la vida

Portuguese

  • salário
  • trabalhar
  • ganhar dinheiro

French

  • gains
  • travail
  • gagner de l'argent
1055 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1882 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
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
1-18-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a3c Unicode hex code

9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
chase, drive away, follow, pursue, meanwhile
Kun:
お.う
On:
ツイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
411 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 追及 【ツイキュウ】 investigation (e.g. into someone's guilt), questioning, pressing, hounding, pinning down, catching up, overtaking
  • 追加 【ツイカ】 addition, supplement, appending, appendix
  • 訴追 【ソツイ】 prosecution, indictment, impeachment
  • 猛追 【モウツイ】 hot pursuit, hot chase

Kun reading compounds

  • 追う 【おう】 to chase, to run after, to pursue, to follow after, to follow (a set order, a trend, etc.), to drive out, to get rid of, to oust, to expel, to drive (e.g. a herd), to be pressed (e.g. for time)

Readings

Japanese names:
おい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhui1
Korean:
chu, toe

Spanish

  • perseguir
  • ahuyentar
  • expulsar
  • desterrar
  • despedir

Portuguese

  • caçar
  • afastar
  • seguir
  • perseguir
  • umquanto isso

French

  • pourchasser
  • chasser
  • suivre
  • poursuivre
  • pendant ce temps (à suivre)
280 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
370 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
350 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
398 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4686 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
746 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
953 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
993 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1232 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
966 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
688 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3840 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2667 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1276 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38836P Morohashi
3096 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6042 New Nelson (John Haig)
1268 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1359 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
339 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
877 2001 Kanji
2q6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3730.7 Four corner code
1-36-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ffd Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
poverty, poor
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
1211 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 貧 【ヒン】 poverty, penury, want, need, insufficiency, shortage, deficiency
  • 貧血 【ヒンケツ】 anemia, anaemia
  • 清貧 【セイヒン】 honourable poverty, honorable poverty
  • 極貧 【ゴクヒン】 destitution
  • 貧乏 【ビンボウ】 poverty-stricken, destitute, poor, penurious
  • 貧乏人 【ビンボウニン】 poor person, pauper, the poor, the indigent

Kun reading compounds

  • 貧しい 【まずしい】 poor, needy, lacking (quantity and quality-wise), poor, scanty, skimpy, slight, inadequate

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pin2
Korean:
bin

Spanish

  • pobreza
  • pobre
  • escaso

Portuguese

  • pobreza
  • pobre

French

  • pauvre
  • pauvreté
705 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
798 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
777 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
600 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
836 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
920 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1498 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
753 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
766 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
859 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1727 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2631 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
789 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36677 Morohashi
2123 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5782 New Nelson (John Haig)
782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
845 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
745 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2061 2001 Kanji
2o9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
8080.6 Four corner code
1-41-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ca7 Unicode hex code

4 strokes (also 3)
Radical:
slash 丿
Parts:
Variants:
destitution, scarce, limited
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1646 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 乏精子症 【ボウセイシショウ】 oligozoospermia, oligospermia
  • 乏尿 【ボウニョウ】 oliguria
  • 耐乏 【タイボウ】 austerity, voluntary privation
  • 困苦窮乏 【コンクキュウボウ】 hardships and privations

Kun reading compounds

  • 乏しい 【とぼしい】 meagre, meager, scarce, limited, destitute, hard up, lacking, scanty, poor
  • 乏しい 【とぼしい】 meagre, meager, scarce, limited, destitute, hard up, lacking, scanty, poor

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa2
Korean:
pib

Spanish

  • escaso
  • limitado
  • pobre
  • insuficiente

Portuguese

  • privação
  • escasso
  • limitado

French

  • insuffisant
  • limité
  • indigent
1805 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1587 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
150 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
932 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1029 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
754 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
767 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
860 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
23 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2432 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1228 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1693 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1223 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
133 Morohashi
1933 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
46 New Nelson (John Haig)
1215 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1300 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1017 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2070 2001 Kanji
0a3.11 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2-2-2 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
2-2-1 SKIP code
2-1-2 SKIP code
2030.7 Four corner code
1-43-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e4f Unicode hex code