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

Speed

Stroke order

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:
right hand
Parts:
friend
Kun:
とも
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
622 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 友 【ユウ】 friend, affection (for siblings)
  • 友愛 【ユウアイ】 fraternity, friendship
  • 戦友 【センユウ】 comrade in arms, war buddy, fellow soldier
  • 盟友 【メイユウ】 sworn friend

Kun reading compounds

  • 友 【とも】 friend, companion, comrade, pal, accompaniment, companion (e.g. book), complement, accessory
  • 友達 【ともだち】 friend, companion
  • リア友 【リアとも】 real-life friend (as opposed to online friend)
  • 酒のお供 【さけのおとも】 appetizer or snack served with drinks, accompaniment to an (alcoholic) drink

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 ど、 ゆ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • amigo
  • compañero

Portuguese

  • amigo

French

  • ami
145 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
234 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
214 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
543 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
858 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
158 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
30 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
70 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
264 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
264 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
79 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
268 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3670 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2553 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
711 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3119 Morohashi
2952 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
672 New Nelson (John Haig)
704 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
760 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
451 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
104 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1467 2001 Kanji
2h2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
4004.7 Four corner code
1-45-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53cb Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
rule, law, follow, based on, model after
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
753 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 則 【ソク】 counter for rules, rule, regulation
  • 即する 【ソクスル】 to conform to, to agree with, to be adapted to, to be based on
  • 反則 【ハンソク】 foul play (sport), breaking the rules, infringement, irregularity
  • 正則 【セイソク】 correct, proper, formal, regular, systematic, normal, invertible (matrix), holomorphic

Kun reading compounds

  • 則る 【のっとる】 to conform to, to be in accordance with, to follow (rule, tradition, example, etc.)
  • 即ち 【すなわち】 that is, namely, i.e.

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ze2
Korean:
jeug, chig, cheug

Spanish

  • regla
  • norma
  • ley
  • decisión

Portuguese

  • regra
  • seguir
  • basear em
  • ter como modelo

French

  • règlement
  • règle
  • suivre
  • norme
  • loi (science, nature)
666 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
764 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
742 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
855 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4487 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
499 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
362 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
902 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
608 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
618 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
808 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
197 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
967 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1311 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
89 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1994 Morohashi
1444 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
487 New Nelson (John Haig)
88 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
92 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
702 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3943 2001 Kanji
7b2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-2 SKIP code
6280.0 Four corner code
1-34-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5247 Unicode hex code