Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
laugh
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
913 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 笑気 【ショウキ】 nitrous oxide (N2O), laughing gas
  • 笑劇 【ショウゲキ】 (theatrical) farce
  • 苦笑 【クショウ】 bitter smile, wry smile, strained laugh, sarcastic laugh
  • 冷笑 【レイショウ】 derision, derisive laughter, scornful laugh

Kun reading compounds

  • 笑う 【わらう】 to laugh, to smile, to sneer, to ridicule, to be dumbfounded, to be flabbergasted
  • 笑う門には福来る 【わらうかどにはふくきたる】 laugh and grow fat, good fortune and happiness will come to the home of those who smile
  • 笑む 【えむ】 to smile

Readings

Japanese names:
えみ
Chinese:
xiao4
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • risa
  • sonrisa
  • reír
  • sonreír

Portuguese

  • risada

French

  • rire
537 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
900 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
889 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
791 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1209 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1235 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1299 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
251 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1472 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3275 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1692 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2300 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
947 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25885 Morohashi
2646 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4256 New Nelson (John Haig)
938 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
548 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2363 2001 Kanji
6f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
8843.2 Four corner code
30-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b11 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
Variants:
face, expression
Kun:
かお
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
676 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 顔 【カオ】 face, visage, look, expression, countenance, honor, honour, face, influence, notoriety
  • 顔色 【カオイロ】 complexion, one's colour, one's color, countenance, expression, one's face
  • 美顔 【ビガン】 beautiful face
  • 童顔 【ドウガン】 childlike face, baby face

Kun reading compounds

  • 顔 【かお】 face, visage, look, expression, countenance, honor, honour, face, influence, notoriety
  • 顔合わせ 【かおあわせ】 meeting together, introduction
  • いい顔 【いいかお】 big-shot, influential person, happy face, smiling face, sympathetic attitude
  • 涼しい顔 【すずしいかお】 nonchalant air, unruffled air

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • cara
  • faz
  • semblante
  • rostro
  • expresión

Portuguese

  • rosto
  • expressão

French

  • visage
  • expression
179 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
103 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
93 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
527 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5139 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
481 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
277 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2754 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
277 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
277 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
573 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1893 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2277 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1608 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1733 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43591P Morohashi
1808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6648 New Nelson (John Haig)
1717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1853 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
355 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
239 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
461 2001 Kanji
9a9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-9 SKIP code
0128.6 Four corner code
20-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9854 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
pine tree
Kun:
まつ
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
471 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 松竹梅 【ショウチクバイ】 pine, bamboo and plum (an auspicious grouping), high, middle and low (ranking), top, middle and bottom, upper, medium, lower, first, second and third (class)
  • 鰹 【カツオ】 skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), oceanic bonito, victorfish
  • 老松 【ロウショウ】 old pine tree
  • 翠松 【スイショウ】 verdant pine, green pine

Kun reading compounds

  • 松 【まつ】 pine tree (Pinus spp.), highest (of a three-tier ranking system)
  • 松下電工 【まつしたでんこう】 Matsushita Electric Works
  • 若松 【わかまつ】 young pine, New Year's symbolic pine decoration
  • 赤松 【あかまつ】 Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora), Japanese umbrella pine, tanyosho pine

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 しょ、 ま、 まっ
Chinese:
song1
Korean:
song

Spanish

  • pino

Portuguese

  • pinheiro

French

  • pin
536 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1394 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
215 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2212 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
884 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1419 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
869 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
696 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
709 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
970 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1075 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1075 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
793 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14516 Morohashi
864 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2592 New Nelson (John Haig)
785 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
483 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
508 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1871 2001 Kanji
4a4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4893.2 Four corner code
30-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
677e Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
bay, creek, inlet, gulf, beach, seacoast
Kun:
うら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
977 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 海浦 【カイホ】 seaside
  • 曲浦 【キョクホ】 winding coast (beach)

Kun reading compounds

  • 浦 【うら】 inlet, seashore, beach
  • 浦内笛鯛 【うらうちふえだい】 Papuan black snapper (Lutjanus goldiei)
  • 津々浦々 【つつうらうら】 all over the country, throughout the land, every nook and cranny of the land

Readings

Chinese:
pu3
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • bahía
  • ensenada
  • golfo

Portuguese

  • baía
  • riacho
  • pequena baía
  • golfo
  • praia
  • costa

French

  • baie
  • crique
  • anse
  • golfe
  • rivage
  • côte
  • plage
1785 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
856 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1015 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1474 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1067 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1442 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1534 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1846 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1198 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
524 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
395 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17475 Morohashi
437 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3156 New Nelson (John Haig)
1837 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1980 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1360 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
353 2001 Kanji
3a7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3312.7 Four corner code
17-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d66 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
Variants:
Asia, rank next, come after, -ous
Kun:
つ.ぐ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1509 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 亜 【ア】 sub-, -ous (indicating a low oxidation state), -ite
  • 亜鉛 【アエン】 zinc (Zn)
  • 東亜 【トウア】 East Asia, the Orient
  • 印度尼西亜 【インドネシア】 Indonesia

Kun reading compounds

  • 次ぐ 【つぐ】 to rank next to, to come after

Readings

Japanese names:
や、 つぎ、 つぐ
Chinese:
ya4
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • pref. para indicar
  • venir después de
  • Asia

Portuguese

  • Ásia
  • próxima
  • o que vem depois
  • -ous

French

  • Asie
  • suivant
  • sub-
  • sous-
997 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1331 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
43 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1788 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1032 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
525 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1616 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1818 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
35 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4354 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2966 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
272 Morohashi
3540 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
81 New Nelson (John Haig)
1809 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1950 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1092 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3273 2001 Kanji
0a7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
1010.6 Four corner code
16-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e9c Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Variants:
all the more, increasingly
Kun:
いやいよ.いよわた.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1687 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 弥撒 【ミサ】 (Catholic) Mass
  • 弥勒 【ミロク】 Maitreya (Bodhisattva), Miroku
  • 沙弥 【シャミ】 male Buddhist novice
  • 弥久 【ビキュウ】 extending over a long time
  • 弥縫 【ビホウ】 patching up

Kun reading compounds

  • 弥生 【やよい】 third month of the lunar calendar, thick growth (of grass, etc.), Yayoi period (ca. 300 BCE-300 CE), Yayoi culture
  • 弥栄 【いやさか】 prosperity, prospering, flourishing, best of luck, all the best, hurray, hoorah
  • 弥 【いや】 more and more, increasingly, extremely, very
  • 弥生 【やよい】 third month of the lunar calendar, thick growth (of grass, etc.), Yayoi period (ca. 300 BCE-300 CE), Yayoi culture
  • 愈 【いよいよ】 more and more, all the more, increasingly, at last, finally, beyond doubt, (at the) last moment, worst possible time
  • 渡る 【わたる】 to cross over, to go across, to extend, to cover, to range, to span

Readings

Japanese names:
わたる、 みつ、 ひろ、 よ
Chinese:
mi2
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • más aún
  • progresivamente

Portuguese

French

1536 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1565 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1980 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
832 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2065 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1012 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
344 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
214 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
9753 Morohashi
288 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1689 New Nelson (John Haig)
2241 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1322 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3h5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1829.0 Four corner code
44-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f25 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
810 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 歌謡曲 【カヨウキョク】 kayōkyoku, form of Japanese popular music that developed during the Showa era, (Western) pop song
  • 名曲 【メイキョク】 famous piece of music, excellent song, (musical) masterpiece

Kun reading compounds

  • 曲がる 【まがる】 to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist, to turn, to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
  • 曲げる 【まげる】 to bend, to crook, to bow, to curve, to curl, to lean, to tilt, to incline, to slant, to bend (the truth), to distort, to twist, to pervert, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle), to ignore (what one really thinks), to pawn
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shadow, shade, dark circles (e.g. around one's eyes)

Readings

Japanese names:
まがた
Chinese:
qu3, qu1
Korean:
gog

Spanish

  • melodía
  • curva
  • encorvado
  • torcer
  • doblar
  • torcerse
  • girarse

Portuguese

  • tender
  • música
  • melodia
  • composição
  • prazer
  • injustiça
  • falta
  • curva
  • tortuoso
  • perverso
  • inclinar

French

  • courber
  • musique
  • mélodie
  • composition
  • plaisir
  • injustice
  • faute
  • malhonnête
  • pervers
  • pencher
381 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
604 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
103 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
715 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
327 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
996 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1180 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14280 Morohashi
3527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
0a6.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
5560.0 Four corner code
22-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f2 Unicode hex code