Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
beauty, beautiful
Kun:
うつく.しい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
462 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 美 【ビ】 beauty
  • 美意識 【ビイシキ】 sense of beauty, aesthetic sense
  • 華美 【カビ】 splendor, splendour, gorgeousness, pomp, magnificence, showiness, gaudiness, extravagance, luxury
  • 造形美 【ゾウケイビ】 beauty of form (oft. used of nature), beauty of a sculpted shape
  • 御 【ミ】 august, beautiful
  • 見事 【ミゴト】 splendid, magnificent, excellent, fine, superb, beautiful, admirable, utter (esp. defeat), total, complete, something worth seeing, sight, spectacle

Kun reading compounds

  • 美しい 【うつくしい】 beautiful, pretty, lovely, sweet, pure (heart, friendship, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 よし、 よしみ、 り
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • belleza
  • bello

Portuguese

  • beleza
  • bela

French

  • beauté
  • beau, belle
308 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
398 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
376 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
289 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3658 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
268 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
833 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
401 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
405 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
673 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1566 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2817 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28435 Morohashi
2264 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4660 New Nelson (John Haig)
548 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
587 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
339 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
343 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
2o7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4-9-4 SKIP code
2-6-3 SKIP code
8043.1 Four corner code
1-40-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
night, evening
Kun:
よる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
487 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 夜 【ヤ】 counter for nights
  • 夜間 【ヤカン】 night, nighttime
  • 同夜 【ドウヤ】 the same night, that night
  • 通夜 【ツヤ】 all-night vigil over a body, wake

Kun reading compounds

  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night, dinner
  • 夜明け 【よあけ】 dawn, daybreak
  • 毎夜 【まいよ】 every evening, every night
  • 短夜 【みじかよ】 short summer night
  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night, dinner
  • 夜遅く 【よるおそく】 late at night, at a late hour
  • 御寝 【およる】 sleep, rest
  • 水晶の夜 【すいしょうのよる】 Kristallnacht (night of concerted violence against Jews in Germany and Austria from November 9-10, 1938)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ye4
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • noche
  • tarde

Portuguese

  • noite
  • à noite

French

  • nuit
  • soirée
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
258 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
298 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
406 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2550 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1301 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1046 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5763 Morohashi
2056 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 New Nelson (John Haig)
1037 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
318 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
169 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
467 2001 Kanji
2j6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
1-44-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
death, decay 歹 (歺)
Parts:
Variants:
remainder, leftover, balance
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
380 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 残 【ザン】 remaining, left-over, excess
  • 残虐 【ザンギャク】 cruel, brutal, savage, barbarous
  • 敗残 【ハイザン】 survival after defeat, decline (of a person, business, etc.), ruin
  • 遺残 【イザン】 persistence, vestigial remnant

Kun reading compounds

  • 残る 【のこる】 to remain, to be left
  • 残す 【のこす】 to leave (behind), to leave (undone), to not finish, to save, to set aside, to reserve, to leave (to someone, esp. after one's death), to bequeath, to stay (in the ring), to hold on
  • 残り 【のこり】 remnant, residue, remaining, left-over
  • 残り惜しい 【のこりおしい】 regrettable, reluctant

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
can2
Korean:
jan

Spanish

  • resto
  • balance
  • quedar
  • dejar

Portuguese

  • restante
  • restos
  • balança

French

  • reste
  • solde (compte)
409 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
493 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
492 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2445 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
315 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
655 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
650 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
661 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
223 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1134 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1179 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
640 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
851 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
816 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16459 Morohashi
943 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2976 New Nelson (John Haig)
808 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
871 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
382 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
546 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3159 2001 Kanji
0a10.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
1325.0 Four corner code
1-27-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b8b Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
wine, alcohol
Parts:
cruel, severe, atrocious, unjust
Kun:
ひど.い
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1596 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 酷 【コク】 severe, harsh, stringent, rigorous, strict, unfair
  • 酷似 【コクジ】 resembling closely, being strikingly similar, bearing a strong likeness
  • 残忍冷酷 【ザンニンレイコク】 atrocious and cold-blooded, cruel, brutal, merciless
  • 厳酷 【ゲンコク】 severity, rigor, rigour

Kun reading compounds

  • 酷い 【ひどい】 cruel, heartless, hard, harsh, severe, violent, intense, strong, heavy, extreme, very bad, terrible, awful, excessive, exorbitant, unreasonable, outrageous, unfair, unjust
  • ひどい風邪 【ひどいかぜ】 bad cold

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ku4
Korean:
hog

Spanish

  • severidad
  • crueldad
  • atrocidad
  • injusticia

Portuguese

  • injusto
  • cruel
  • severo

French

  • cruel
  • atroce
  • sévère
  • injuste
1273 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1702 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4788 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1591 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1837 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1711 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1828 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1596 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1796 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1967 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1048 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1414 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1443 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39870P Morohashi
1562 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6176 New Nelson (John Haig)
1431 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1539 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1735 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3277 2001 Kanji
7e7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
1466.1 Four corner code
1-25-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9177 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
morning, dynasty, regime, epoch, period, (North) Korea
Kun:
あさ
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
248 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 朝 【チョウ】 dynasty, reign, period, epoch, age, court, North Korea
  • 朝刊 【チョウカン】 morning newspaper
  • 本朝 【ホンチョウ】 this land, our country, Imperial Court
  • 王朝 【オウチョウ】 dynasty

Kun reading compounds

  • 朝 【あさ】 morning, breakfast, next morning
  • 朝方 【あさがた】 early morning, early hours, early in the morning
  • 後の朝 【のちのあした】 the morning after (having slept together)
  • 霜朝 【しもあさ】 frosty morning

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あそ、 ささ、 ちか、 とも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhao1, chao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • mañana
  • amanecer
  • corte imperial

Portuguese

  • manhã
  • disnastia
  • regime
  • época
  • período
  • Coréia do Norte

French

  • matin
  • dynastie
  • régime
  • période
  • époque
  • Corée (Nord)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
191 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
175 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
257 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3788 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
395 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1672 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
469 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
477 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
91 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1009 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2130 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1513 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
52 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14374P Morohashi
1695 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4838 New Nelson (John Haig)
52 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
53 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
217 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
218 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1546 2001 Kanji
4b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4742.0 Four corner code
1-36-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671d Unicode hex code