Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
net 网 (罒, ⺲, 罓, ⺳)
Parts:
signature, govt office, police station
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
725 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 署 【ショ】 station (esp. a police station), office (e.g. tax office)
  • 署員 【ショイン】 staff member, station employee, official
  • 支署 【シショ】 substation
  • 副署 【フクショ】 countersignature

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu3, shu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • puesto
  • cargo
  • oficina del gobierno
  • firma

Portuguese

  • assinatura
  • escritório do govêrno
  • estação de polícia

French

  • signature
  • commissariat de police
  • bureau (administration)
  • autorités publiques
908 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
897 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
511 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3642 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
903 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
832 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
860 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
879 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1465 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3223 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1672 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2263 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1267 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28311P Morohashi
2609 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4643 New Nelson (John Haig)
1259 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
959 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3678 2001 Kanji
5g8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
3-9-4 SKIP code
6060.4 Four corner code
1-29-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f72 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 苗字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name, last name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
1-44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
press, print, affix a seal, stamp
Kun:
さ.すお.す
On:
ナツダツ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1

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  • 捺印 【ナツイン】 affixing a seal (to), putting one's seal (on)
  • 押捺 【オウナツ】 stamping, impressing, affixing a seal
  • 指紋押捺 【シモンオウナツ】 fingerprinting

Kun reading compounds

  • 押す 【おす】 to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal, to affix (e.g. gold leaf), to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel, to influence, to overwhelm, to overpower, to repress, to push (events along), to advance (a plan), to do in spite of ..., to do even though ..., to force, to make sure, to be pressed for time, to advance troops, to attack, (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
na4
Korean:
nal

Spanish

  • presionar
  • imprimir
  • sellar

Portuguese

French

1929 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2080 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
603 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
366 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
456 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
12221 Morohashi
2189 New Nelson (John Haig)
2250 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2355 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3c8.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5409.1 Four corner code
1-38-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
637a Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
kneel
Parts:
stamp, seal, mark, imprint, symbol, emblem, trademark, evidence, souvenir, India
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
682 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 印 【イン】 stamp, seal, chop, seal impression, seal, sealing, stamp, mark, print, mudra (symbolic hand gesture), ninja hand sign, India
  • 印鑑 【インカン】 stamp, seal
  • 消印 【ケシイン】 postmark, (postal) cancellation mark
  • 認め印 【ミトメイン】 private seal, personal seal, unregistered seal, informal seal, signet

Kun reading compounds

  • 印 【しるし】 mark, sign, symbol, emblem, badge, crest, flag, evidence, proof, token (of gratitude, affection, etc.)
  • 印半纏 【しるしばんてん】 livery coat
  • 感謝の印 【かんしゃのしるし】 token of appreciation
  • 印す 【しるす】 to leave (a mark, trace, etc.), to print, to stamp, to be a sign of, to be an omen for

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin4
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • estampa
  • sello
  • marca
  • signo
  • símbolo

Portuguese

  • selo
  • carimbo
  • marca
  • símbolo
  • emblema
  • marca registrada
  • evidência
  • lembrança
  • Índia

French

  • tampon
  • sceau
  • impression
  • empreinte
  • symbole
  • emblème
  • marque
  • preuve
  • souvenir
  • Inde
348 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
448 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
425 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
720 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
102 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
801 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
384 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
260 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1043 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1086 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1136 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
251 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1023 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
554 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
733 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1437 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2848 Morohashi
828 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
630 New Nelson (John Haig)
1425 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1530 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
462 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2644 2001 Kanji
2e4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
7772.0 Four corner code
1-16-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5370 Unicode hex code