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
  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
contain, form, looks
Kun:
い.れる
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
264 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 形 【カタチ】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 容易 【ヨウイ】 easy, simple, plain
  • 陣容 【ジンヨウ】 battle formation, battle array, lineup (of a team, etc.), cast, staff, team structure
  • 受容 【ジュヨウ】 reception

Kun reading compounds

  • 入れる 【いれる】 to put in, to let in, to take in, to bring in, to insert, to install (e.g. software), to set (a jewel, etc.), to ink in (e.g. tattoo), to admit, to accept, to employ, to hire, to accept, to comply, to grant, to adopt (a policy, etc.), to take (advice, etc.), to listen to, to pay attention to, to include, to pay (one's rent, etc.), to cast (a vote), to make (tea, coffee, etc.), to turn on (a switch, etc.), to send (a fax), to call

Readings

Japanese names:
かた、 ひろ、 まさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
rong2
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • contenido
  • figura
  • perdonar
  • fácil

Portuguese

  • conteúdo
  • forma
  • aparência

French

  • contenir
  • forme (état de santé)
  • apparence
730 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
822 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
802 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
422 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1309 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
700 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
469 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1182 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
654 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
665 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1123 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
485 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2832 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1462 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1968 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
798 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7172 Morohashi
2277 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1335 New Nelson (John Haig)
790 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
853 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
402 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
721 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m7.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3060.8 Four corner code
1-45-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb9 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
quantity, measure, weight, amount, consider, estimate, surmise
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
469 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 量 【リョウ】 quantity, amount, volume, capacity, portion (of food), generosity, magnanimity, tolerance, pramana, (in Indian philosophy) means by which one gains accurate and valid knowledge
  • 量刑 【リョウケイ】 judge's sentence, assessment of a case
  • 裁量 【サイリョウ】 discretion, judgement
  • 軽量 【ケイリョウ】 light weight

Kun reading compounds

  • 計る 【はかる】 to measure, to weigh, to survey, to time (sound, gauge, estimate), to conjecture, to infer, to surmise

Readings

Japanese names:
かず
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liang4, liang2
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • cantidad
  • medida
  • medir
  • pesar
  • sondear

Portuguese

  • quantidade
  • medida
  • peso
  • quantia

French

  • quantité
  • mesure
  • poids
  • étudier (situation)
  • estimation
  • conjecture
734 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
630 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
600 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
544 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2141 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
743 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
973 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1741 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
411 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
417 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
435 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1804 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3119 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1598 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
179 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40138 Morohashi
2471 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6209 New Nelson (John Haig)
177 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
189 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
601 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-46-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cf Unicode hex code