Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
thread
Kun:
いと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1488 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 糸 【シ】 thread, 0.0001, one ten-thousandth
  • 糸雨 【シウ】 drizzle, light rain, fine rain
  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 金糸 【キンシ】 gold thread

Kun reading compounds

  • 糸 【いと】 thread, yarn, string
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 beginning, start, first step, clue, lead, hint, thread end
  • 横糸 【よこいと】 weft, woof (crosswise threads on a loom)
  • 生糸 【きいと】 raw silk thread

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • hilo
  • hebra
  • cuerda

Portuguese

  • contexto

French

  • fil
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
27 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
699 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
720 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
242 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
409 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1345 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27221 Morohashi
2179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4431 New Nelson (John Haig)
1333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
58 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2741 2001 Kanji
6a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-27-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cf8 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
fish
Parts:
fish
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1208 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 魚類 【ギョルイ】 fish, fishes
  • 魚介類 【ギョカイルイ】 marine products, seafood, fish and shellfish
  • 鮮魚 【センギョ】 fresh fish
  • 稚魚 【チギョ】 fry, juvenile fish, fingerling

Kun reading compounds

  • 魚 【さかな】 fish
  • 魚市場 【うおいちば】 fish market
  • 川魚 【かわうお】 river fish, freshwater fish
  • 活魚 【かつぎょ】 live fish and shellfish (kept in a tank in a restaurant)
  • 魚 【さかな】 fish
  • 魚釣り 【さかなつり】 fishing
  • 旬の魚 【しゅんのさかな】 fish in season

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu2
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • pez
  • pescado

Portuguese

  • peixe

French

  • poisson
190 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
98 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1008 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
603 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
103 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1485 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
290 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
290 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
485 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1931 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2636 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1825 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
173 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45956 Morohashi
2127 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6845 New Nelson (John Haig)
171 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
183 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
200 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2540 2001 Kanji
11a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-7-4 SKIP code
2733.6 Four corner code
1-21-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b5a Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
river 巛 (川, 巜)
Parts:
stream, river, river or three-stroke river radical (no. 47)
Kun:
かわ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
181 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 川柳 【センリュウ】 senryū, comic haiku, humorous seventeen-mora poem
  • 川きゅう 【センキュウ】 cnidium rhizome (Cnidium officinale)
  • 山川 【サンセン】 mountains and rivers
  • 四川 【シセン】 Sichuan (China), Szechuan, Szechwan

Kun reading compounds

  • 川 【かわ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 川上 【かわかみ】 upper reaches of a river, upstream
  • 堀川 【ほりかわ】 canal
  • 山川 【さんせん】 mountains and rivers

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 こ、 さわ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chuan1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • arroyo
  • río

Portuguese

  • corrente
  • rio

French

  • rivière
  • fleuve
  • radical rivière (no. 47)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
59 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
48 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
111 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1447 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
41 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
49 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
20 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
33 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
101 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
548 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
6 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
129 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8673 Morohashi
6 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1526 New Nelson (John Haig)
127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
134 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
196 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
21 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
0a3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
2200.0 Four corner code
1-32-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ddd Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
blue 青 (靑)
Parts:
Variants:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
764 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 静 【セイ】 stillness, quiet, peacefulness
  • 静観 【セイカン】 watchful waiting, careful supervision
  • 沈静 【チンセイ】 stillness, tranquility, tranquillity, dullness
  • 寧静 【ネイセイ】 calmness, peacefulness, tranquility
  • 静脈 【ジョウミャク】 vein
  • 静注 【ジョウチュウ】 intravenous injection, IV
  • 寂静 【ジャクジョウ】 calmness, stillness, tranquility, calmness of the heart, enlightenment
  • 涅槃寂静 【ネハンジャクジョウ】 enlightenment leads to serenity

Kun reading compounds

  • 静か 【しずか】 quiet, silent, slow, unhurried, calm, peaceful
  • 静かに 【しずかに】 calmly, quietly, gently, peacefully, be quiet!
  • 二人静 【ふたりしずか】 Chloranthus serratus (species of flowering plant)
  • 一人静 【ひとりしずか】 Chloranthus japonicus
  • 静まる 【しずまる】 to become quiet, to quiet down, to quieten down, to calm down, to die down, to subside, to abate, to be suppressed
  • 静める 【しずめる】 to appease, to suppress, to calm

Readings

Japanese names:
しづ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • quieto
  • tranquilo
  • calmado
  • tranquilo [na]
  • calmarse
  • calmar

Portuguese

  • calmo

French

  • calme
442 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
548 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
519 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
632 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5077 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
703 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1000 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2145 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
663 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
674 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
247 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1872 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2164 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1539 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42574P Morohashi
1728 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6560 New Nelson (John Haig)
1540 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1660 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
619 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
4b10.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
5725.7 Four corner code
1-32-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9759 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mount, hill, knoll
Kun:
おか
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
463 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 岡陵 【コウリョウ】 hill

Kun reading compounds

  • 丘 【おか】 hill, height, knoll, rising ground, bonus points awarded to the winner at the end of a game
  • 岡崎フラグメント 【おかざきフラグメント】 Okazaki fragment
  • 盛岡 【もりおか】 Morioka (city in Iwate)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • monte
  • colina
  • cima de una colina

Portuguese

French

  • mont
  • colline
  • butte
370 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
621 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1889 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
987 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1440 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3719 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2584 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1980 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7962 Morohashi
2997 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1460 New Nelson (John Haig)
1961 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-18-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca1 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
posture, build, pretend
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
316 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 構成 【コウセイ】 composition, construction, formation, makeup, structure, organization, organisation
  • 構図 【コウズ】 composition
  • 遺構 【イコウ】 (archaeological) remains, remnants (of ancient structures), ancient foundation
  • 外構え 【ソトガマエ】 outward appearance (of a house), exterior, external structure (of a building; e.g. gate, fence, garage), exterior structure

Kun reading compounds

  • 構える 【かまえる】 to set up (a house, store, etc.), to build, to establish, to run, to maintain, to have at the ready (e.g. a gun), to hold in preparation (e.g. a camera), to prepare in advance (e.g. a meal), to adopt a posture, to assume a stance, to stand ready, to be poised for, to put on an air, to assume an attitude, to stiffen, to tense up, to become formal, to fabricate in order to deceive, to make up, to feign, to plan, to scheme
  • 構う 【かまう】 to mind, to care about, to be concerned about, to have a regard for, to be an issue, to matter, to create inconvenience, to keep company, to care for, to look after, to entertain, to pay attention to, to spend time with, to interfere with, to meddle in, to tease, to banish, to prohibit
  • 構うものか 【かまうものか】 who cares?, I don't give a damn, what does it matter?

Readings

Japanese names:
とち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gou4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • construir
  • ensamblar
  • preparación
  • preocupación
  • establecerse
  • montar
  • poner
  • interesarse por
  • preocuparse por

Portuguese

  • postura
  • construção
  • fingir

French

  • structure
  • concerné
  • préoccupé
  • construire
  • position
785 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
701 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
675 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
446 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2343 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
455 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
640 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1010 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1048 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
991 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1108 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
719 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
962 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1835 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15317X Morohashi
1049 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2823 New Nelson (John Haig)
1818 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1959 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
498 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
788 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1847 2001 Kanji
4a10.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
4594.7 Four corner code
1-25-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
69cb Unicode hex code

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
create, make, structure, physique
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
429 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 造語 【ゾウゴ】 coined word, coinage, neologism
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling
  • 変造 【ヘンゾウ】 alteration, defacement, debasement, falsification, forgery
  • 創造 【ソウゾウ】 creation, Creation (by God)

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 作り 【つくり】 making, producing, manufacturing, building, construction, make, structure, appearance (attire, make-up, etc.), build, physique, sashimi, forced (smile, etc.)
  • 作り上げる 【つくりあげる】 to build up, to complete, to construct, to create, to put together, to make up, to fabricate, to invent, to cook up
  • 塚造 【つかつくり】 megapode (any bird of family Megapodiidae, incl. brush turkeys and mallee fowl), mound builder

Readings

Japanese names:
ずくり、 づくり、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zao4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • edificio
  • crear
  • construir

Portuguese

  • criar
  • fazer
  • estrutura
  • psique

French

  • créer
  • fabriquer
  • structure
  • physique
  • maquillage
662 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
761 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
739 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
460 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4701 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
551 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
959 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1236 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
691 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
704 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
965 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
692 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3856 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1983 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2679 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
287 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38898P Morohashi
3110 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6061 New Nelson (John Haig)
281 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
299 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
441 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
717 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2477 2001 Kanji
2q7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3430.6 Four corner code
1-34-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9020 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
line, track
Kun:
すじ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
382 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 線 【セン】 line, stripe, stria, line (e.g. telephone line), wire, ray (e.g. X-ray), beam, line (e.g. of a railroad), track, route, lane, outline, contours, form, level, division, line (of action), position, approach, policy, principle, impression one leaves, air one gives off
  • 繊維 【センイ】 fibre, fiber, textile
  • 横線 【オウセン】 horizontal line
  • 赤外線 【セキガイセン】 infrared rays, infrared radiation

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • línea
  • cable
  • frontera
  • raíl
  • carril

Portuguese

  • linha
  • trilha

French

  • ligne
  • voie
447 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
176 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
329 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
247 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3580 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
389 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
826 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
299 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
299 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
841 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1551 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1760 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
944 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1273 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1351 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27641 Morohashi
1392 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4548 New Nelson (John Haig)
1339 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1438 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
236 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2742 2001 Kanji
6a9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2693.2 Four corner code
1-32-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dda Unicode hex code