Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
304 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 空 【クウ】 empty air, sky, shunyata, emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phenomenon, air force, fruitlessness, meaninglessness, void (one of the five elements), empty (e.g. set)
  • 空域 【クウイキ】 airspace
  • 領空 【リョウクウ】 territorial airspace
  • 防空 【ボウクウ】 air defense, air defence

Kun reading compounds

  • 空 【そら】 sky, the air, the heavens, weather, far-off place, distant place, state of mind, feeling, (from) memory, (by) heart, falsehood, lie, somehow, vaguely, fake
  • 空模様 【そらもよう】 look of the sky, weather
  • 定めなき空 【さだめなきそら】 changeable weather
  • 光に満ちた空 【ひかりにみちたそら】 sky suffused with light
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 空き 【あき】 space, room, gap, emptiness, vacancy, opening, empty seat, free time, time to spare, disuse, unused thing
  • 空き缶 【あきかん】 empty can
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 空 【から】 emptiness, vacuum, blank
  • 空手 【からて】 karate, empty handed
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty (of a residence, etc.), vacant, deserted, body from which the soul has left, corpse, shed skin (of a snake, insect, etc.)
  • 空く 【すく】 to become less crowded, to thin out, to get empty, to be hungry
  • 空かす 【すかす】 to feel hungry, to get hungry
  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless
  • 虚しい名声 【むなしいめいせい】 empty name

Readings

Japanese names:
うつ、 き、 く
Chinese:
kong1, kong4
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cielo
  • atmósfera
  • vacío
  • vacante
  • quedarse vacío
  • vaciar

Portuguese

  • esvaziar
  • ceú
  • desocupado
  • vazio
  • vácuo

French

  • vide
  • ciel
  • vacant
  • creux
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
15 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
184 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
140 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1452 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1913 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1327 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25415 Morohashi
2227 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4192 New Nelson (John Haig)
1317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1414 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
304 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
73 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-5-3 SKIP code
3010.1 Four corner code
22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
pagoda, tower, steeple
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1708 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塔 【トウ】 tower, steeple, spire, stupa, pagoda, dagoba
  • 塔屋 【トウヤ】 rooftop structure, e.g. tower, elevator machine room, etc.
  • バベルの塔 【バベルノトウ】 Tower of Babel
  • 鉄塔 【テットウ】 steel tower, electricity pylon, transmission tower

Readings

Chinese:
ta3, da5
Korean:
tab

Spanish

  • pagoda
  • torre
  • capitel

Portuguese

  • pagode
  • torre
  • campanário

French

  • pagode
  • tour
  • clocher
1651 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1516 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1109 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1570 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
437 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1558 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1840 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1991 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1438 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
383 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
683 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
411 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
517 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
260 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5332X Morohashi
561 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1052 New Nelson (John Haig)
254 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
270 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1517 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3b9.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4416.1 Four corner code
37-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5854 Unicode hex code

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
quick, fast
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
576 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 速 【ソク】 gear, speed (e.g. 4-speed transmission)
  • 速度 【ソクド】 speed, velocity, rate
  • 失速 【シッソク】 stall (in flying), downturn, slowdown, slump, weakening, decline
  • 快速 【カイソク】 high speed, rapidity, rapid-service train (not as fast as express), rapid train

Kun reading compounds

  • 早い 【はやい】 fast, quick, hasty, brisk, early (in the day, etc.), premature, (too) soon, not yet, (too) early, easy, simple, quick
  • 早める 【はやめる】 to bring forward (e.g. by 3 hours), to advance, to hasten (e.g. one's death), to expedite, to precipitate, to quicken (e.g. one's step), to speed up, to accelerate
  • 速やか 【すみやか】 quick, speedy, prompt, rapid, swift

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
su4
Korean:
sog

Spanish

  • rápido
  • veloz
  • darse prisa
  • velocidad

Portuguese

  • rápido
  • apressar

French

  • vite
  • rapide
453 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
352 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
534 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
659 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4700 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
848 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
958 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1237 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
502 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
511 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
383 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
693 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3851 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1978 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1685 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38897P Morohashi
3105 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6060 New Nelson (John Haig)
1669 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1799 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
360 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
2q7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3530.9 Four corner code
34-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
901f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
degrees, occurrence, time, counter for occurrences, consider, attitude
Kun:
たび-た.い
On:
タク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
110 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 度 【ド】 degree (angle, temperature, scale, etc.), counter for occurrences, strength (of glasses), glasses prescription, alcohol content (percentage), alcohol by volume, extent, degree, limit, presence of mind, composure
  • 度合い 【ドアイ】 degree, extent
  • 重度 【ジュウド】 severe (injury, handicap, etc.), serious
  • 濃度 【ノウド】 concentration, thickness, density, cardinality
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • ご法度 【ゴハット】 contraband, taboo, strictly forbidden
  • 臆度 【オクタク】 guessing, speculation, supposition, hypothesis
  • 雪支度 【ユキジタク】 getting ready to go out in the snow, clothing for going out in the snow, snow gear

Kun reading compounds

  • 度 【たび】 time (three times, each time, etc.), times
  • 度々 【たびたび】 often, again and again, over and over again, repeatedly, frequently
  • 千度 【せんど】 thousand times
  • その度 【そのたび】 each time

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Chinese:
du4, duo2, duo4
Korean:
do, tag

Spanish

  • grado
  • vez
  • veces

Portuguese

  • graus
  • ocorrência
  • tempo
  • sufixo para contagem de para ocorrências

French

  • degré
  • occurrence
  • fois
  • compteur d'occurrences
288 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
377 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
356 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
83 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1511 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
252 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
165 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1009 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
377 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
378 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
333 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
588 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3844 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2670 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1202 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9313 Morohashi
3100 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1616 New Nelson (John Haig)
1194 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1278 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
72 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
340 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
567 2001 Kanji
3q6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
37-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ea6 Unicode hex code