Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
780 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 紀 【キ】 period, Nihon-shoki
  • 紀元前 【キゲンゼン】 pre-era, BC, BCE
  • デボン紀 【デボンキ】 Devonian period
  • 前世紀 【ゼンセイキ】 last century, ancient times

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ、 ただす、 とし、 とも、 のり、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • crónica
  • normas
  • era

Portuguese

  • crônica
  • contos
  • narrativa
  • história
  • anais
  • período geológico

French

  • chronique
  • compte-rendu
  • narration
  • histoire
  • annales
  • ère géologique
578 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
472 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
449 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
930 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3497 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
666 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1619 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1424 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
372 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
373 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
634 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1512 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1628 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
856 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1173 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1366 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27234 Morohashi
1276 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1354 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1454 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
521 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2791.7 Four corner code
1-21-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d00 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
beginning, former time, origin
Kun:
もと
On:
ゲンガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
192 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 元 【ゲン】 unknown (e.g. in an equation), element (of a set), yuan (monetary unit of China), New Taiwan dollar, Yuan dynasty (China, 1271-1368), Yüan dynasty, Mongol dynasty
  • 原価 【ゲンカ】 cost price
  • 中元 【チュウゲン】 15th day of the 7th lunar month, (last day of) Bon lantern festival, mid-year gift, summer gift, Bon Festival gifts
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen
  • 元日 【ガンジツ】 New Year's Day
  • 元凶 【ゲンキョウ】 ringleader, main culprit, main cause, source

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time, earlier times, the past, previous state, formerly, previously, originally, before
  • 家元 【いえもと】 head of a school (of music, dance), head family of a school
  • 胸元 【むなもと】 breast, chest, pit of the stomach, solar plexus, epigastrium

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 はじめ、 はる、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • principio
  • origen
  • jefe

Portuguese

  • começo
  • tempo anterior
  • origem

French

  • commencement
  • origine
  • ancien temps
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
106 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
328 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
275 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
121 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
60 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
137 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
245 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2428 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
59 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1340 Morohashi
1929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
343 New Nelson (John Haig)
59 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
63 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
89 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
0a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
1-24-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5143 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
node, season, period, occasion, verse, clause, stanza, honor, joint, knuckle, knob, knot, tune, melody
Kun:
ふし-ぶしのっと
On:
セツセチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
934 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 節 【セツ】 occasion, time, section (of a literary work), paragraph, verse, stanza, passage, season, term, holiday, principle, integrity, node (of a plant stem), clause, (taxonomical) section
  • 節減 【セツゲン】 retrenchment, curtailment, economy
  • 結節 【ケッセツ】 knot, nodule, tubercule, node
  • 国慶節 【コッケイセツ】 anniversary of founding (of PRC), national celebration time
  • 節 【セチ】 season, time of the year, seasonal festival, seasonal banquet, seasonal feast
  • 節分 【セツブン】 setsubun, last day of winter in the traditional Japanese calendar (usu. February 3 or 4), day of the bean scattering ceremony, last day of any season (according to the traditional Japanese calendar)

Kun reading compounds

  • 節 【ふし】 joint, knuckle, tune, melody, knot (in wood), node in a bamboo stem, part, notable characteristic
  • 節目 【ふしめ】 turning point, critical juncture, knot (in a tree, etc.)
  • 七節 【ななふし】 walking stick (any insect of order Phasmatodea), walkingstick, stick insect, leaf insect
  • 飛七節 【とびななふし】 Micadina phluctaenoides (species of stick insect)
  • 節 【ノット】 knot (nautical mile per hour)

Readings

Japanese names:
たかし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie2, jie1
Korean:
jeol

Spanish

  • estación
  • periodo
  • frase
  • unión
  • articulación
  • melodía
  • tono
  • nudo
  • entonación

Portuguese

  • estação
  • período
  • ocasião
  • verso
  • cláusula
  • stanza
  • honra
  • junta
  • nó dos dedos
  • maçaneta
  • canção
  • melodia

French

  • noeud (vitesse)
  • instant
  • saison
  • période
  • occasion
  • vers (poésie)
  • stance
  • honneur
  • jointure
  • articulation
  • bosse
  • air (musique)
  • mélodie
446 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
552 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
523 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
731 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3402 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
683 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
800 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2215 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
464 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
472 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
699 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1482 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3336 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1476 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26102 Morohashi
2691 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4299 New Nelson (John Haig)
1464 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1574 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
607 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2344 2001 Kanji
6f7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-7 SKIP code
8872.7 Four corner code
1-32-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7bc0 Unicode hex code