Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
design, figured cloth, twill
Kun:
あや
On:
リン
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1759 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 綸子 【リンズ】 figured satin

Kun reading compounds

  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 綾藺笠 【あやいがさ】 type of traditional Japanese conical hat
  • 透綾 【すきや】 thin silk material
  • 亀綾 【かめあや】 high-quality glossy white habutai silk, raw silk twill fabric with fine diamond pattern

Readings

Japanese names:
りょう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ling2
Korean:
reung

Spanish

  • sarga
  • tela con diseño

Portuguese

French

3559 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1994 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2541 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2198 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1740 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
27591 Morohashi
1376 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4523 New Nelson (John Haig)
2668 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2710 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2767 2001 Kanji
6a8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2494.7 Four corner code
1-16-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dbe 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

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  • 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

4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
five
Kun:
いついつ.つ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
31 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 五 【ゴ】 five
  • 五大湖 【ゴダイコ】 the Great Lakes
  • 端午 【タンゴ】 Boy's Day celebration (May 5)
  • 第五 【ダイゴ】 the fifth

Kun reading compounds

  • 五 【ご】 five
  • 五つ 【いつつ】 five, five years of age, eight o'clock (old time system)
  • 五つ 【いつつ】 five, five years of age, eight o'clock (old time system)
  • 五つ子 【いつつご】 quintuplets

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 さ、 さつ、 ち、 ふ、 み、 め
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu3
Korean:
o

Spanish

  • cinco
  • 5

Portuguese

  • cinco

French

  • cinq
5 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
5 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
19 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
14 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
15 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
7 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
10 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
91 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
7 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
7 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
5 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
32 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4244 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2142 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2892 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
5 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
257 Morohashi
3436 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
77 New Nelson (John Haig)
5 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
5 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
40 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
23 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3173 2001 Kanji
0a4.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1010.7 Four corner code
1-24-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e94 Unicode hex code

9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
son, counter for sons
Kun:
おとこ
On:
ロウリョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
569 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 郎 【ロウ】 nth son, lang, official title in ancient China, man, young man, my husband, my lover, nth child (male and female)
  • 郎君 【ロウクン】 young man, boy, son (of one's master, employer, etc.), husband, (male) lover, dear, darling
  • 新郎 【シンロウ】 bridegroom
  • 女郎 【ジョロウ】 prostitute (esp. Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
いら、 お、 とう、 もん、 ろ、 ろお
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lang2, lang4
Korean:
rang

Spanish

  • hombre
  • hijo
  • sirviente

Portuguese

  • filho
  • sufixo para contagem de filhos

French

  • fils (enfant)
  • compteur de fils
1936 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
237 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4762 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
955 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1827 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1145 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
980 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1014 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
546 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
757 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1641 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1868 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39405P Morohashi
1289 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6138 New Nelson (John Haig)
1851 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1995 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
844 2001 Kanji
2d6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
1-6-2 SKIP code
3772.7 Four corner code
1-47-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90ce Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
next, order, sequence
Kun:
つ.ぐつぎ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
222 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 次 【ジ】 next, hypo- (i.e. containing an element with low valence), order, sequence, time, times
  • 次回 【ジカイ】 next time (occasion)
  • 三次 【サンジ】 third, tertiary, cubic (function, equation, etc.), third-order
  • 数次 【スウジ】 several times
  • 次第に 【シダイニ】 gradually (progress into a state), in sequence, in order, in turn
  • 次第 【シダイ】 depending on, as soon as, immediately after, upon, as (e.g. "as one is told", "as one wishes"), whatever (e.g. "whatever is at hand"), order, program, programme, precedence, circumstances, course of events, state of things, reason
  • 路次 【ロジ】 way, path, route, along the way, along the road

Kun reading compounds

  • 次ぐ 【つぐ】 to rank next to, to come after
  • 次ぐ身 【つぐみ】 next in line, heir
  • 次 【つぎ】 next, following, subsequent, stage, station
  • 次々 【つぎつぎ】 in succession, one by one
  • 取次 【とりつぎ】 agency, commission, distributor, intermediation, reception (of guests), conveyance (of messages)
  • 中継ぎ 【なかつぎ】 joining, joint, intermediation, acting as an intermediary, relaying, taking over, middle relief pitcher, middle reliever, pole-shaped item with a join in the middle, tea container with a lid that is the same size as the body

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 すき、 つぐ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ci4
Korean:
cha

Spanish

  • siguiente
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • próximo
  • pedido
  • seqüência

French

  • suivant
  • ordre
  • successivement
227 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
308 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
292 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
235 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
638 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
239 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
648 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
226 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
384 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
385 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
660 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1120 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
58 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
482 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15992P Morohashi
54 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2929 New Nelson (John Haig)
471 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
510 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
150 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
268 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
362 2001 Kanji
2b4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
3718.2 Four corner code
1-28-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b21 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
first time, beginning
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
152 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 初夏 【ショカ】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 初演 【ショエン】 first performance
  • 年初 【ネンショ】 beginning of the year
  • 原初 【ゲンショ】 origin, source, beginning, starting point

Kun reading compounds

  • 始め 【はじめ】 beginning, start, outset, opening, first (in line, etc.), origin, such as ..., not to mention ...
  • 初めて 【はじめて】 for the first time, only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ..., not until ... do you ..., first time, (one's) first
  • 初めて 【はじめて】 for the first time, only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ..., not until ... do you ..., first time, (one's) first
  • 初 【はつ】 first, new
  • 初夏 【しょか】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 業界初 【ぎょうかいはつ】 the industry's first ...
  • 人生初 【じんせいはつ】 (for the) first time in one's life

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 はっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chu1
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • primero

Portuguese

  • primeiros tempos
  • começo

French

  • première fois
  • commencement
428 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
535 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
507 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
261 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4215 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
636 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
353 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
427 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
679 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
692 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
440 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1433 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
759 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1031 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
411 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1911 Morohashi
1116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
469 New Nelson (John Haig)
404 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
279 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
483 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
645 2001 Kanji
5e2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
3722.0 Four corner code
1-29-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
521d Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., generation, charge, rate, fee
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
66 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 代 【ダイ】 charge, cost, price, generation, age, (school) year, cohort, reign, era, a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone), switchboard number, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.), proxy application company, pronoun
  • 代官 【ダイカン】 Edo-period prefectural governor (magistrate, bailiff)
  • 大時代 【オオジダイ】 old-fashioned, antiquated, anachronistic
  • 次代 【ジダイ】 the next era
  • 代謝 【タイシャ】 metabolism, renewal, regeneration, replacing the old with the new
  • 代赭 【タイシャ】 red ocher (ochre)
  • 永代 【エイタイ】 permanence, eternity
  • 希代 【キタイ】 uncommon, rare, extraordinary, matchless

Kun reading compounds

  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わり合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns (to do)
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わり合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns (to do)
  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 世 【よ】 world, society, public, life, lifetime, age, era, period, epoch, generation, reign, rule, the times, world (of existence)
  • 代々 【だいだい】 for generations, hereditary, generation after generation
  • 千代 【ちよ】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, Kimigayo (Japanese national anthem)
  • 代 【しろ】 substitution, material, price, margin (e.g. for stapling, etc.), area required for something, shiro (unit of land area equal to one-fiftieth of a tan; approx. 19.83 m.sq.)
  • 代物 【しろもの】 article, goods, product, fine thing, fellow, affair, stuff, prostitute, price, cost, money
  • 阿代 【あしろ】 Ophidion asiro (species of cusk eel)
  • 食い代 【くいしろ】 food expenses

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • generación
  • reinado
  • sustituir
  • reemplazar
  • relevar

Portuguese

  • substituto
  • mudança
  • convertido
  • repor
  • período
  • idade
  • geração
  • carga
  • valor
  • taxa

French

  • substituer
  • changer
  • convertir
  • remplacer
  • période
  • âge
  • ère
  • génération
  • montant d'argent
  • taux
  • prix
  • redevance
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
358 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
338 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
68 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
364 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
85 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
111 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
125 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
256 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
413 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
61 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
34 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1014 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
386 Morohashi
30 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
125 New Nelson (John Haig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1080 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
87 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
257 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2324.0 Four corner code
1-34-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee3 Unicode hex code