Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
rice, USA, metre
Kun:
こめよね
On:
ベイマイメエトル
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
61 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 米 【ベイ】 (United States of) America, USA
  • 米価 【ベイカ】 rice price
  • 在米 【ザイベイ】 being in the USA
  • 対米 【タイベイ】 relating to the USA, toward America, with America
  • 精米 【セイマイ】 rice polishing, polished rice
  • 白米 【ハクマイ】 (white) rice

Kun reading compounds

  • 米 【こめ】 (husked grains of) rice, 88 years old
  • 米倉 【こめぐら】 rice granary
  • お米 【おこめ】 (husked grains of) rice
  • アルボリオ米 【アルボリオこめ】 arborio rice (Italian variety)
  • 米 【こめ】 (husked grains of) rice, 88 years old
  • 米沢牛 【よねざわぎゅう】 Yonezawa beef

Readings

Japanese names:
は、 べ、 まべ、 め、 よ、 よな、 よの、 よま
Chinese:
mi3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • arroz
  • América
  • arroz (crudo)

Portuguese

  • arroz
  • EUA

French

  • grain de riz
  • Amérique
  • un mètre
135 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
220 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
201 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
90 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3461 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
112 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
803 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
343 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
224 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
224 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
562 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1493 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4342 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2198 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2958 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
928 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26832 Morohashi
3529 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4380 New Nelson (John Haig)
919 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
987 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
155 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
135 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1064 2001 Kanji
6b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-3 SKIP code
9090.4 Four corner code
42-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c73 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
boat
Parts:
navigate, sail, cruise, fly
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
665 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 航空 【コウクウ】 aviation, flying
  • 航海 【コウカイ】 voyage, navigation, sailing, passage, cruise
  • 密航 【ミッコウ】 smuggling
  • 就航 【シュウコウ】 entering service (on a route; of a plane or ship), going into commission, being in service

Readings

Japanese names:
わたる
Chinese:
hang2
Korean:
hang

Spanish

  • navegar
  • volar

Portuguese

  • navegar
  • vela
  • travessia
  • voar (de avião)

French

  • naviguer
  • faire voile
  • croiser (voile)
  • voler
396 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
505 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
479 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
497 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3867 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
561 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
858 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
823 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
842 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
649 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1593 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1671 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
885 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30385 Morohashi
1318 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4933 New Nelson (John Haig)
1870 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2014 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
543 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
857 2001 Kanji
6c4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2041.7 Four corner code
25-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
822a Unicode hex code

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

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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
Chinese:
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
22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
eaves, roof, house, heaven
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
883 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 宇 【ウ】 counter for buildings, etc.
  • 宇宙 【ウチュウ】 universe, cosmos, space
  • 航宇 【コウウ】 aerospace
  • 堂宇 【ドウウ】 edifice, temple, hall

Readings

Japanese names:
いえ、 たか、 ひろ、 ひろし
Chinese:
yu3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • edificio grande
  • cielo
  • sensación

Portuguese

  • Beira de telhado
  • teto
  • casa
  • paraíso

French

  • firmament
  • cieux
  • auvent
  • toit
  • maison
829 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
811 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
757 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1280 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1286 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
459 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
285 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
990 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1027 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1252 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
465 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2699 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1377 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1863 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1672 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7067 Morohashi
2175 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1309 New Nelson (John Haig)
1656 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1785 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
839 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
747 2001 Kanji
3m3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3040.1 Four corner code
17-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b87 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
mid-air, air, space, sky, memorization, interval of time
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1005 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宙 【チュウ】 space, air, midair, (from) memory, (by) heart
  • 宙返り 【チュウガエリ】 somersault, looping-the-loop
  • 小宇宙 【ショウウチュウ】 microcosmos, microcosm
  • 大宇宙 【ダイウチュウ】 macrocosmos, macrocosm, the universe, the cosmos

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ、 ゆ
Chinese:
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • en el aire
  • espacio
  • cielo
  • firmamento

Portuguese

  • aéreo
  • ar
  • espaço
  • céu
  • memorização
  • intervalo de tempo

French

  • plein ciel
  • air
  • espace
  • mémorisation
  • intervalle de temps
947 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
935 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
993 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1291 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1303 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
463 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
673 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
991 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1028 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1253 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
472 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2761 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1413 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1118 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7108 Morohashi
2221 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1318 New Nelson (John Haig)
1109 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1190 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
868 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
776 2001 Kanji
3m5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3060.2 Four corner code
35-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b99 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
bureau, board, office, affair, conclusion, court lady, lady-in-waiting, her apartment
Kun:
つぼね
On:
キョク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
286 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 局 【キョク】 bureau, department, office (e.g. post, telephone), broadcasting station (e.g. television, radio), channel, exchange, affair, situation, game (of go, shogi, etc.)
  • 局員 【キョクイン】 clerk, (bureau, post-office) staff
  • 医局 【イキョク】 medical office (esp. in a hospital), doctor's office
  • 開局 【カイキョク】 opening (of a broadcasting station, post office, bureau, etc.), establishment

Kun reading compounds

  • 局 【つぼね】 court lady, lady-in-waiting (Heian period), separate room in a palace (esp. for a lady) (Heian period), room for a very low class prostitute, very low class prostitute
  • 局女郎 【つぼねじょろう】 prostitute of the lowest class (Edo period)
  • 御局 【おつぼね】 court lady with her own private chamber or office, low-class prostitute (Edo period)

Readings

Chinese:
ju2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • oficina
  • departamento

Portuguese

  • junta
  • escritório
  • caso
  • conclusão
  • dama da corte
  • amante
  • apartamento dela

French

  • local
  • pièce
  • bureau
  • affaire
  • conclusion
  • dame de cour
  • dame d'honneur
  • son appartement à elle
194 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
280 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
262 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
194 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1384 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
422 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
482 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
514 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
170 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
228 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
524 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3800 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1075 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7653 Morohashi
3063 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1412 New Nelson (John Haig)
1066 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1147 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
228 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
279 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3749 2001 Kanji
3r4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
7722.7 Four corner code
22-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c40 Unicode hex code