Jisho

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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

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 person, -er
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Chinese:
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code