Jisho

×

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
solution, answer
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
486 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 答申 【トウシン】 report, reply, findings
  • 答案 【トウアン】 examination paper, examination script, answer sheet, answer (to an exam question)
  • 贈答 【ゾウトウ】 exchange of presents
  • 正答 【セイトウ】 correct answer

Kun reading compounds

  • 答える 【こたえる】 to answer, to reply
  • 答え 【こたえ】 answer, reply, response, solution
  • 答える 【こたえる】 to answer, to reply

Readings

Japanese names:
どう
Chinese:
da2, da1
Korean:
dab

Spanish

  • solución
  • respuesta
  • contestar
  • responder

Portuguese

  • solução
  • resposta

French

  • solution
  • réponse
293 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
202 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
185 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
434 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3394 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
556 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
235 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1765 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
160 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
160 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
213 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1478 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
956 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26006 Morohashi
2681 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4285 New Nelson (John Haig)
947 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1018 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
219 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
6f6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8860.1 Four corner code
37-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b54 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
two hands, twenty
Parts:
Variants:
valve, petal, braid, speech, dialect, discrimination, dispose of, distinguish, conical cap
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
619 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弁 【ベン】 speech, tongue, talk, eloquence, dialect, brogue, accent, bento, Japanese box lunch, petal, valve, Oversight Department, division of the daijokan under the ritsuryo system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices
  • 弁解 【ベンカイ】 explanation (e.g. for one's actions), excuse, justification, defense, defence
  • 熱弁 【ネツベン】 fervent speech
  • 強弁 【キョウベン】 insisting (unreasonably), obstinate insistence

Kun reading compounds

  • 弁える 【わきまえる】 to discern (e.g. right from wrong), to discriminate, to distinguish, to know (manners, one's place, etc.), to understand, to bear in mind

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
bian4
Korean:
byeon, ban

Spanish

  • discurso
  • dialecto
  • distinguir
  • identificar
  • reembolsar
  • pétalo

Portuguese

  • válvula
  • petala
  • trança
  • discurso
  • dialeto
  • discriminação
  • livrar-se de
  • distinguir

French

  • éloquence
  • valve
  • pétale
  • tresse
  • dialecte
  • discernement
  • résoudre
  • distinguer
715 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
807 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
786 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
793 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
846 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
513 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
275 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
711 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
262 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2497 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1730 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
750 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9588 Morohashi
2004 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1663 New Nelson (John Haig)
742 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
654 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2755 2001 Kanji
0a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2344.0 Four corner code
42-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f01 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
write
Kun:
か.く-が.き-がき
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 書 【ショ】 book, document, calligraphy (esp. Chinese), penmanship, handwriting, letter, note
  • 書院 【ショイン】 drawing room, study, publishing house, writing alcove
  • 投書 【トウショ】 letter (e.g. of complaint), letter to the editor, letter from a reader, contribution (to a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  • 議定書 【ギテイショ】 protocol

Kun reading compounds

  • 書く 【かく】 to write, to compose, to pen, to draw, to paint

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Chinese:
shu1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • escritura
  • escrito
  • escribir

Portuguese

  • escrever

French

  • écrire
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
70 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
58 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
998 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
333 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14294 Morohashi
2658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2463 New Nelson (John Haig)
327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
121 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1678 2001 Kanji
4c6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5060.1 Four corner code
29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code