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

Speed

Stroke order

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

Speed

Stroke order

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

23 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
specimen, take warning from, learn from
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1391 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鑑賞 【カンショウ】 appreciation (of art, music, poetry, etc.)
  • 監査 【カンサ】 inspection, audit, judgement, judgment
  • 印鑑 【インカン】 stamp, seal
  • 名鑑 【メイカン】 directory, list

Kun reading compounds

  • 鑑みる 【かんがみる】 to take into account, to bear in mind, to consider, to learn from, to take warning from
  • 鑑 【かがみ】 model, pattern, paragon, exemplar
  • 手鑑 【てかがみ】 collection of handwriting (usu. old), model, example
  • 武士の鑑 【ぶしのかがみ】 paragon of knighthood

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
gam

Spanish

  • ejemplo
  • modelo
  • sello
  • discernir

Portuguese

  • espécime
  • se precaver
  • aprender o

French

  • échantillon
  • être mis en garde
  • apprendre de
1117 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1171 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4924 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1310 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1860 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2968 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1664 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1778 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1608 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1836 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2226 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1580 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1467 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40988 Morohashi
1773 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6361 New Nelson (John Haig)
1455 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1564 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1945 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2874 2001 Kanji
8a15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-15 SKIP code
1-8-14 SKIP code
8811.7 Four corner code
1-20-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9451 Unicode hex code