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

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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
  • 晴れた空 【はれたそら】 clear sky, cloudless sky
  • 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

Readings

Japanese names:
うつ、 き、 く
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
intimidate, dignity, majesty, menace, threaten
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1103 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 威 【イ】 power, authority, might, influence, dignity, majesty
  • 威嚇 【イカク】 threat, intimidation, menace
  • 球威 【キュウイ】 (pitcher's) stuff
  • 国威 【コクイ】 national prestige

Kun reading compounds

  • 脅す 【おどす】 to threaten, to menace, to frighten (into doing)
  • 縅 【おどし】 leather strap binding the plates of traditional Japanese armor (armour)
  • 脅し 【おどし】 threat, bird-scaring device (scarecrow, gun, etc.)
  • 脅かす 【おどかす】 to threaten, to menace, to intimidate, to startle, to frighten, to scare

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 たけ、 たけし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei1
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • dignidad
  • majestad
  • amenazar
  • intimidar
  • fuerza

Portuguese

  • intimidar
  • dignidade
  • majestade
  • ameaça
  • ameaçar

French

  • intimidant
  • dignité
  • majesté
  • menacer
1002 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
982 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1803 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1011 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1194 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1251 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1339 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1422 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1333 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
428 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2993 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
370 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6259 Morohashi
3578 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1219 New Nelson (John Haig)
364 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
389 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1243 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1459 2001 Kanji
4n5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-4 SKIP code
5320.0 Four corner code
1-16-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5a01 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
403 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 張 【チョウ】 Chinese "Extended Net" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for objects with stretched strings (i.e. bows, kotos), curtains, papers, etc.
  • 張本人 【チョウホンニン】 originator, ringleader, perpetrator, main culprit, person responsible
  • 海外出張 【カイガイシュッチョウ】 overseas business trip
  • 伸長 【シンチョウ】 expansion, extension, elongation, stretching

Kun reading compounds

  • 張る 【はる】 to stick, to paste, to affix, to stretch, to spread, to strain, to tighten, to put up (tent), to form (e.g. ice on a pond), to fill, to swell, to stick out, to put, to slap, to post (a link, etc. online), to be expensive, to keep a watch on, to be on the lookout, to become one tile away from completion, to span, to generate

Readings

Japanese names:
はり、 わり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhang1
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • expansión
  • ensanchamiento
  • exageración
  • ensanchar
  • hinchar
  • desplegar

Portuguese

  • alongar
  • sufixo para contagem de para arcos & instrumentos de corda
  • esticar
  • espalhar
  • erguer (tenda)

French

  • allonger
  • étirer
  • étaler
  • compteur d'arcs et instruments à cordes
  • monter (tente)
675 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
775 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
752 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
462 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1570 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
681 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
516 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1879 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
1106 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1185 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
612 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
573 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
431 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1940 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9812 Morohashi
474 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1694 New Nelson (John Haig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2071 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
744 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3565 2001 Kanji
3h8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1123.2 Four corner code
1-36-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f35 Unicode hex code