Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
wing, plane, flank
Kun:
つばさ
On:
ヨク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1201 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 翼 【ツバサ】 wing, Chinese "Wings" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for birds or bird wings
  • 翼下 【ヨッカ】 under the wing (esp. of an aircraft), under one's wing, under one's control
  • 左翼 【サヨク】 left-wing (politics), left wing (of a bird, aircraft, formation, etc.), left flank, left field
  • 右翼 【ウヨク】 right-wing (politics), extreme right-wing group, right wing (bird, plane, etc.), right field, right flank, right wing, right fielder, high rank, high grade, A-student

Kun reading compounds

  • 翼 【つばさ】 wing, Chinese "Wings" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for birds or bird wings
  • 翼沙魚 【つばさはぜ】 loach goby (Rhyacichthys aspro)
  • 片翼 【かたよく】 one wing, single wing
  • 虎に翼 【とらにつばさ】 making the strong even stronger

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
ig

Spanish

  • ala
  • ayudar

Portuguese

  • asa
  • avião
  • flanco

French

  • aile
  • avion
  • flanc
1885 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1018 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3680 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1555 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1660 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2686 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1062 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1107 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1304 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1574 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3379 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1745 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2373 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1815 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28801P Morohashi
2720 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4692 New Nelson (John Haig)
1798 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1937 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1880 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3561 2001 Kanji
2o15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-11 SKIP code
1780.1 Four corner code
1-45-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ffc Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
open, unfold, unseal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
59 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 開始 【カイシ】 start, commencement, beginning, initiation
  • 開会 【カイカイ】 opening of a meeting
  • 展開 【テンカイ】 development, evolution, progression, unfolding, (plot) twist, expansion, spreading out, extending, deployment, building up, expansion (of an algebraic expression), development (of a three-dimensional shape), extraction (of compressed data), decompression, unpacking
  • 打開 【ダカイ】 break in the deadlock

Kun reading compounds

  • 開く 【ひらく】 to open, to undo, to unseal, to unpack, to bloom, to unfold, to spread out, to open (for business, e.g. in the morning), to be wide (gap, etc.), to widen, to hold (meeting, party, etc.), to give, to open, to found (nation, dynasty, sect, etc.), to open (a new business), to set up, to establish, to start, to open (ports, borders, etc.), to open (an account), to open up (new land, path, etc.), to clear, to develop, to open (a file, etc.), to extract (root), to reduce (equation), to cut open (fish), to change (kanji into hiragana), to flare (e.g. skirt), to slacken (into a poor posture)
  • 開き 【ひらき】 opening, gap, dried and opened fish
  • 開き直る 【ひらきなおる】 to become defiant, to fight back, to turn upon, to take the offensive
  • 開ける 【ひらける】 to open out (of a view, scenery, etc.), to spread out, to become clear (of a road, visibility, etc.), to open up, to improve (of luck, prospects, etc.), to get better, to develop (of a town, civilization, etc.), to become civilized, to modernize, to grow, to advance (of knowledge, ideas, etc.), to be sensible, to be understanding, to be enlightened, to open (of a new road, railway, etc.), to be opened to traffic, to become populous, to become densely built, to become bustling
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 か、 ひらき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kai1
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • abrir
  • desdoblar
  • dar comienzo
  • abrirse
  • estar abierto

Portuguese

  • abrir
  • desdobrar
  • deslacrar

French

  • ouvrir
  • s'ouvrir
  • briser le sceau
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
261 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
241 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
80 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4950 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
550 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
270 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1821 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
396 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
215 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1840 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4121 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1636 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41233 Morohashi
3321 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6393 New Nelson (John Haig)
1622 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1750 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
290 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
391 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3855 2001 Kanji
8e4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7744.1 Four corner code
1-19-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
958b Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
long, grow 長 (镸)
Parts:
Variants:
long, leader, superior, senior
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
12 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 長 【チョウ】 head, chief, leader, elder, merit, strong point, superiority, major
  • 長期 【チョウキ】 long-term
  • 成長 【セイチョウ】 growth, development, growing up, becoming an adult, growth (of a company, the economy, etc.)
  • 生長 【セイチョウ】 growth (of a plant)

Kun reading compounds

  • 長い 【ながい】 long (distance, length), long (time), protracted, prolonged
  • 長居 【ながい】 long visit, overstaying
  • 長 【おさ】 head, chief, leader, the greatest (of all the ...)
  • 長亀 【おさがめ】 leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
  • 田長 【たおさ】 master of the rice field, chief farmer, lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 死出田長 【しでたおさ】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おしゃ、 たかし、 たけ、 な、 は、 ひさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2, zhang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • largo
  • jefe
  • sobresaliente

Portuguese

  • Longo
  • ambicionar
  • líder
  • chefe

French

  • long
  • chef
116 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
189 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
173 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
25 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4938 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
155 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
95 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
939 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
95 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
95 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
89 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1837 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3163 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1626 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2212 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1939 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41100 Morohashi
2556 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6379 New Nelson (John Haig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2070 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
161 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3465 2001 Kanji
0a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
4-8-1 SKIP code
7173.2 Four corner code
1-36-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9577 Unicode hex code