Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
tense, solid, hard, reliable, tight
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
677 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 緊張 【キンチョウ】 tension, strain, nervousness, stress, tensions (between countries, groups, etc.), tonus, muscle tone
  • 緊急 【キンキュウ】 urgency, emergency
  • 喫緊 【キッキン】 urgent, pressing, exigent

Kun reading compounds

  • 緊める 【しめる】 to be strict with
  • 閉まる 【しまる】 to be shut, to close, to be closed, to be firm (of a body, face, etc.), to be well-knit, to be locked, to tighten, to be tightened, to become sober, to become tense

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin3
Korean:
gin

Spanish

  • severo
  • estricto
  • tensar
  • apretar
  • apremiante
  • urgente

Portuguese

  • tenso
  • apertado
  • de confiança
  • duro
  • sólido

French

  • tendu
  • solide
  • dur
  • fiable
  • serré
1179 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
912 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3560 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1088 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1637 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1290 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1364 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1186 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1509 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3517 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1816 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2471 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1386 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27603 Morohashi
2838 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4524 New Nelson (John Haig)
1374 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1474 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1792 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3441 2001 Kanji
6a9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-6 SKIP code
2-8-6 SKIP code
7790.3 Four corner code
1-22-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dca Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
hurry, emergency, sudden, steep
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
309 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 急 【キュウ】 sudden, abrupt, unexpected, urgent, pressing, steep, sharp, precipitous, rapid, swift, fast, emergency, crisis, danger, urgency, hurrying, haste, (in gagaku or noh) end of a song
  • 急行 【キュウコウ】 hurrying (to somewhere), rushing, hastening, express (train)
  • 準急 【ジュンキュウ】 semi-express train, local express train, sub-express train
  • 快急 【カイキュウ】 rapid express (train)

Kun reading compounds

  • 急ぐ 【いそぐ】 to hurry, to rush, to hasten, to make something happen sooner
  • 急ぎ 【いそぎ】 haste, hurry, expedition, speed, dispatch
  • 急ぎ足 【いそぎあし】 fast pace, quick pace
  • 急く 【せく】 to hurry, to rush

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
geub

Spanish

  • prisa
  • urgencia
  • apresurarse
  • darse prisa

Portuguese

  • apressar
  • emergência
  • repentina

French

  • urgence
  • se dépêcher
  • soudain
  • raide
  • abrupt
  • aigu
186 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
272 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
254 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
275 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
330 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
174 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
303 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
303 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
260 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2595 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1328 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1800 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1155 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10475X Morohashi
2092 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1823 New Nelson (John Haig)
1146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1229 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
322 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2558 2001 Kanji
2n7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2733.7 Four corner code
1-21-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6025 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事故 【ジコ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 返事 【ヘンジ】 reply, answer, response
  • 食事 【ショクジ】 meal, dinner, diet

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事故 【じこ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
attitude, condition, figure, appearance, voice (of verbs)
Kun:
わざ.と
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
353 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 態 【タイ】 condition, figure, appearance, voice
  • 態度 【タイド】 attitude, manner, behaviour, demeanour, bearing, attitude (towards an issue, etc.), position, stance, stand
  • 形態 【ケイタイ】 form, shape, figure, morph
  • 受動態 【ジュドウタイ】 passive voice

Kun reading compounds

  • 態と 【わざと】 on purpose, deliberately, intentionally
  • 態とらしい 【わざとらしい】 unnatural, affected, studied, forced

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tai4
Korean:
tae

Spanish

  • figura
  • apariencia
  • actitud
  • situación

Portuguese

  • atitude
  • condição
  • figura
  • aparecimento
  • voz (de verbos)

French

  • attitude
  • condition
  • état
  • apparence
  • forme (d'un verbe)
840 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
771 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
748 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
354 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1743 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
835 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1310 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
387 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
388 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
451 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
797 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2478 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2024 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11052 Morohashi
2847 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1947 New Nelson (John Haig)
2005 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2161 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
330 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
798 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2758 2001 Kanji
4k10.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-4 SKIP code
2-4-10 SKIP code
2233.1 Four corner code
2133.1 Four corner code
1-34-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
614b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
proclaim, say, announce
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
695 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宣 【セン】 imperial order, imperial decree
  • 宣伝 【センデン】 publicity, advertisement, advertising, propaganda
  • 託宣 【タクセン】 oracle
  • 街宣 【ガイセン】 carrying out (political) propaganda activity on the streets

Kun reading compounds

  • 宣ふ 【のたまう】 to say
  • 宣う 【のたまう】 to say, to be pleased to say

Readings

Japanese names:
とおる、 のぶ、 のぼる、 のり、 ひさ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xuan1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • proclamar
  • promulgar
  • anunciar
  • difundir

Portuguese

  • proclamar
  • dizer
  • anunciar

French

  • proclamer
  • dire
  • annoncer
829 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
924 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
913 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1012 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
569 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1208 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
919 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
625 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
635 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
850 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
475 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2799 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1440 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
191 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7132 Morohashi
2252 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1328 New Nelson (John Haig)
188 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
200 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
885 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3010.6 Four corner code
1-32-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ba3 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
say, word
Kun:
い.うこと
On:
ゲンゴン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
83 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 言 【ゲン】 word, remark, statement
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 一言 【ヒトコト】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 証言 【ショウゲン】 testimony, (verbal) evidence
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 言語道断 【ゴンゴドウダン】 outrageous, preposterous, scandalous, inexcusable, absurd, execrable
  • 一言 【ヒトコト】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 助言 【ジョゲン】 advice, counsel, suggestion, tip, hint

Kun reading compounds

  • 言う 【いう】 to say, to utter, to declare, to name, to call, to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise
  • 言うまでもない 【いうまでもない】 goes without saying, needless to say, obvious
  • 言 【げん】 word, remark, statement
  • 言葉 【ことば】 language, dialect, word, phrase, expression, term, speech, (manner of) speaking, (use of) language, words, remark, statement, comment, learning to speak, language acquisition
  • 一言 【ひとこと】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 伝言 【つてこと】 verbal message, word (from someone), rumour, rumor

Readings

Japanese names:
とき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2
Korean:
eon

Spanish

  • palabras
  • decir

Portuguese

  • Dizer
  • palavras

French

  • dire
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
274 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
279 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4309 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
43 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
85 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
439 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
66 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
203 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1653 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1698 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
341 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35205 Morohashi
1941 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5552 New Nelson (John Haig)
335 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
357 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
44 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
142 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-24-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a00 Unicode hex code