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
Chinese:
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
40-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8e Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
bitter
Parts:
Variants:
resign, word, term, expression
Kun:
や.めるいな.む
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
633 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 辞 【ジ】 address (e.g. opening or closing remarks), speech, words, ci (Chinese literary form), ancillary word
  • 辞意 【ジイ】 intention to resign
  • 弔辞 【チョウジ】 message of condolence, memorial address
  • 修辞 【シュウジ】 figure of speech, rhetorical flourish

Kun reading compounds

  • 辞める 【やめる】 to resign, to retire, to quit, to leave (one's job, etc.)
  • 否む 【いなむ】 to refuse, to decline, to deny

Readings

Chinese:
ci2
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • renuncia
  • dimisión
  • palabra
  • discurso
  • retirarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • pedir demissão
  • palavra
  • termo
  • expressão

French

  • démission
  • mot
  • terme
  • expression
626 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
528 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
500 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
868 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3860 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
594 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
945 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1918 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
688 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
701 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
931 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1785 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1726 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
922 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1511 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38638 Morohashi
1364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6000 New Nelson (John Haig)
1497 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1613 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
605 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2255 2001 Kanji
5b8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
2064.1 Four corner code
28-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f9e Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
deer 鹿
Parts:
广 鹿
lovely, beautiful, graceful, resplendent
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1758 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 麗句 【レイク】 elegant phrase
  • 麗景殿 【レイケイデン】 ladies' pavilion (of the inner Heian Palace)
  • 豊麗 【ホウレイ】 rich (design), beautiful, splendid
  • 秀麗 【シュウレイ】 graceful, beautiful

Kun reading compounds

  • 麗しい 【うるわしい】 beautiful, lovely, heartwarming, beautiful
  • 麗らか 【うららか】 bright (weather, mood, voice, etc.), clear, fine, beautiful, glorious, splendid, cheerful

Readings

Japanese names:
ま、 よし、 り
Chinese:
li4, li2
Korean:
ryeo, ri

Spanish

  • precioso
  • hermoso
  • bonito
  • encantador

Portuguese

  • amável
  • companheiro

French

  • charmant
  • beau
  • belle
  • jolie
1926 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1576 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1344 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1923 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2902 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1630 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1740 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1832 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1937 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2672 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1359 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1845 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2021 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47663 Morohashi
2151 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7026 New Nelson (John Haig)
2002 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2158 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1929 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
3q16.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-17 SKIP code
2-8-11 SKIP code
1121.1 Four corner code
46-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9e97 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
phrase, clause, sentence, passage, paragraph, counter for haiku
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1244 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 句 【ク】 section (i.e. of text), sentence, passage, paragraph, phrase, verse (of 5 or 7 mora in Japanese poetry; of 4, 5, or 7 characters in Chinese poetry), haiku, first 17 morae of a renga, etc., maxim, saying, idiom, expression
  • 区切り 【クギリ】 punctuation, pause, juncture, end, (place to) stop
  • 絶句 【ゼック】 being lost for words, becoming speechless, jueju (Chinese quatrain with lines of either five or seven syllables)
  • 慣用句 【カンヨウク】 idiom, set phrase, idiomatic phrase

Readings

Japanese names:
すく
Chinese:
ju4, gou1
Korean:
gu, gwi

Spanish

  • frase
  • cláusula
  • sentencia
  • oración
  • párrafo

Portuguese

  • frase
  • cláusula
  • sentença
  • passagem
  • parágrafo

French

  • phrase
  • clause
  • paragraphe
  • passage
  • compteur de haïku
592 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
683 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
655 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1258 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
745 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
795 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
337 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
337 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
663 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
315 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3685 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1881 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2561 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
65 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3234 Morohashi
2967 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
693 New Nelson (John Haig)
65 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
69 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
650 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2549 2001 Kanji
3d2.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
2762.0 Four corner code
22-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e5 Unicode hex code