Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
simplicity, brevity
Kun:
えら.ぶふだ
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
983 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 簡 【カン】 simplicity, brevity, letter, note, correspondence, bamboo writing strip (in ancient China), simplified Chinese character
  • 簡易 【カンイ】 simplicity, convenience, easiness, quasi-
  • 書簡 【ショカン】 letter, note, epistle, correspondence
  • 来簡 【ライカン】 correspondence, received letter
  • 不料簡 【フリョウケン】 indiscretion, bad idea, thoughtlessness, indiscreetness

Kun reading compounds

  • 札 【ふだ】 ticket, token, check, receipt, label, tag, sign, card, plate, playing card, charm, talisman, slip of paper posted on shrine pillars by pilgrims

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian3
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • simple
  • breve
  • aproximado
  • carta

Portuguese

  • simplicidade
  • brevidade

French

  • simplicité
  • brièveté
843 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
829 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
870 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3444 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1103 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
802 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2788 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1533 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1634 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
358 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1490 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3380 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1746 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2374 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1635 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26520P Morohashi
2721 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4358 New Nelson (John Haig)
1621 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1749 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1002 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2378 2001 Kanji
6f12.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-12 SKIP code
3-14-4 SKIP code
8822.7 Four corner code
1-20-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c21 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
easy, ready to, simple, fortune-telling, divination
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
571 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 易 【エキ】 type of cleromancy divination (described in the Book of Changes) performed with long sticks, The Book of Changes, Yijing, I Ching
  • 易学 【エキガク】 study of divination
  • 改易 【カイエキ】 change of rank
  • 加工交易 【カコウコウエキ】 processing trade (importing all or part of raw and auxiliary materials, parts, components, accessories, and packaging materials in bond from a foreign company, and re-exporting the finished products after processing or assembly for distribution and sale by that foreign company)
  • 易 【イ】 easiness
  • 易々 【イイ】 easy, simple, plain
  • 簡易 【カンイ】 simplicity, convenience, easiness, quasi-
  • 難易 【ナンイ】 difficulty, relative difficulty

Kun reading compounds

  • 易しい 【やさしい】 easy, plain, simple
  • やさしい文章 【やさしいぶんしょう】 easy (simple) writing
  • 易い 【やすい】 easy, likely to ..., have a tendency to ..., easy to ...

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
yeog, i

Spanish

  • fácil
  • simple
  • cambio
  • intercambio
  • adivinación
  • sencillo

Portuguese

  • Fácil
  • ler a sorte
  • pronto para
  • simples
  • advinhação

French

  • facile
  • prêt-à-...
  • simple
  • voyance
  • divination
  • commerce
545 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
647 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
618 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
810 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2107 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
824 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
597 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
714 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
759 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
772 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
434 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
967 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3064 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1561 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1060 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13814 Morohashi
2411 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2432 New Nelson (John Haig)
1051 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1130 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
383 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
676 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3851 2001 Kanji
4c4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
6022.7 Four corner code
1-16-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6613 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
tailor, judge, decision, cut out (pattern)
Kun:
た.つさば.く
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
297 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 裁 【サイ】 judge
  • 裁決 【サイケツ】 decision, ruling, judgement, judgment
  • 家裁 【カサイ】 family court
  • 高裁 【コウサイ】 High Court

Kun reading compounds

  • 裁つ 【たつ】 to cut (cloth)
  • 裁く 【さばく】 to judge, to decide, to sit in judgement, to try

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • cortar (tela
  • papel)
  • juzgar
  • forma
  • decidir

Portuguese

  • alfaiate
  • juiz
  • decisão
  • paradigma

French

  • tailleur
  • juge
  • tribunal
  • décision
  • tailler (un vêtement)
882 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
872 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
498 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
788 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1129 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1727 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1175 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1163 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1624 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4090 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2076 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2813 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
404 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34258 Morohashi
3299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5454 New Nelson (John Haig)
397 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
424 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
944 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1459 2001 Kanji
5e6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-6 SKIP code
4-12-4 SKIP code
4375.0 Four corner code
1-26-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88c1 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
judgement, signature, stamp, seal
Kun:
わか.る
On:
ハンバン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
197 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 判 【ハン】 seal, stamp, monogram signature, judgment, judgement, size (of paper or books)
  • 判決 【ハンケツ】 judicial decision, judgement, judgment, sentence, decree
  • 自己批判 【ジコヒハン】 self-criticism
  • 誤判 【ゴハン】 misjudgement, misjudgment, erroneous judgement, miscarriage of justice
  • 判 【ハン】 seal, stamp, monogram signature, judgment, judgement, size (of paper or books)
  • 司法裁判 【シホウサイバン】 judicial trial
  • 大判 【オオバン】 large size (paper, book, etc.), ōban, large oval gold coin used in the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out, I know!, I think so too!

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pan4
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • diferenciar
  • distinguir
  • juzgar
  • sello
  • marca
  • señal
  • sufijo para tamaño (papel)

Portuguese

  • julgamento
  • assinatura
  • selo
  • carimbo

French

  • jugement
  • signature
  • tampon
  • sceau
860 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
790 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
769 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
291 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
497 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
354 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
434 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1026 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1065 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
899 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
187 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1441 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1213 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1923 Morohashi
1122 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
465 New Nelson (John Haig)
1205 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1289 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
187 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
673 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1043 2001 Kanji
2f5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
9250.0 Four corner code
1-40-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5224 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 署員 【ショイン】 staff member, station employee, official
  • 高所 【コウショ】 high place, high altitude, heights, elevation, broad view
  • 随所 【ズイショ】 everywhere, at every turn

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 一所 【いっしょ】 one place, the same place, one person, together
  • 痛いところ 【いたいところ】 one's weak point, one's sore spot, raw nerve
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to mention, much less
  • 所じゃない 【どころじゃない】 not the time for, not the place for, far from, anything but, ... is out of the question, ... isn't the word for it
  • 大所 【おおどころ】 wealthy family, important person, bigwig
  • 居所 【いどころ】 whereabouts, address, place of temporary residence
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
1-29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code