Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 person, -er, expert, geisha, prostitute
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
year, counter for years
Kun:
とし
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
6 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 年 【ネン】 year, counter for years (e.g. of an era), grades (e.g. school), period of an apprentice's contract (usu. ten years)
  • 年会 【ネンカイ】 conference, annual convention
  • 平年 【ヘイネン】 non-leap year, normal year (esp. as pertains to weather patterns, vegetative growth, harvest yields, etc.)
  • 定年 【テイネン】 retirement age, years of service in a military rank before eligibility for promotion

Kun reading compounds

  • 年 【とし】 year, age, years, past one's prime, old age
  • 年明け 【としあけ】 beginning of the year, early in the New Year
  • いい年 【いいとし】 mature age, advanced age, maturity, age when one is old enough to know better
  • 御年 【おんとし】 age (esp. advanced)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nian2
Korean:
nyeon

Spanish

  • año
  • edad

Portuguese

  • Ano

French

  • année
  • compteur d'années
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
64 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
3 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
64 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
51 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
45 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
574 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2528 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1045 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9168 Morohashi
2035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 New Nelson (John Haig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
13 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
51 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
8050.0 Four corner code
1-39-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e74 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
reflect, reflection, projection
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N4
404 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 映画館 【エイガカン】 movie theatre, movie theater, cinema
  • 映画 【エイガ】 movie, film, motion picture
  • 大映 【ダイエイ】 Daiei Motion Picture Company
  • 開映 【カイエイ】 beginning of a screening (at a movie theatre), starting a screening

Kun reading compounds

  • 映る 【うつる】 to be reflected, to harmonize with (harmonise), to come out (photo), to be projected, to be displayed (on a screen)
  • 映す 【うつす】 to project, to reflect, to cast (shadow)
  • 映える 【はえる】 to shine, to glow, to look attractive, to look nice, to be set off (by)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 え、 てる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying4
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • reflejo
  • reflexión
  • reflejar
  • reflejarse
  • proyectarse
  • proyectar

Portuguese

  • reflitir
  • reflexão
  • projeção

French

  • projection
  • refléter
  • réflexion
830 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
813 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
234 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2118 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
910 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
187 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
840 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
352 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
353 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
234 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
985 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
600 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13838 Morohashi
892 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2448 New Nelson (John Haig)
1742 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1879 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
368 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
876 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3863 2001 Kanji
4c5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
6503.0 Four corner code
1-17-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6620 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
brush-stroke, picture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 絵 【エ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch, image (TV, film, etc.), picture, footage
  • 画家 【ガカ】 painter, artist
  • 洋画 【ヨウガ】 Western painting, Western film, Western movie
  • 邦画 【ホウガ】 Japanese film, Japanese painting
  • 画 【カク】 stroke (of a kanji, etc.)
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 参画 【サンカク】 taking part (in planning), participation
  • 家族計画 【カゾクケイカク】 family planning
  • 絵 【エ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch, image (TV, film, etc.), picture, footage
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 似顔絵 【ニガオエ】 portrait, likeness, sketch (of a face)
  • 影絵 【カゲエ】 shadow picture, silhouette, shadowgraph

Kun reading compounds

  • 描く 【えがく】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 画する 【かくする】 to draw (a line), to demarcate, to mark, to divide, to map out, to plan

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hua4
Korean:
hwa, hoeg

Spanish

  • dibujo
  • trazo
  • puntuar
  • interrumpir

Portuguese

  • gravura

French

  • trait de plume
  • dessin
  • écran
  • compteur de traits de kanji
167 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
91 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
85 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
50 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
477 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
343 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
343 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3723 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1178 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21739P Morohashi
3000 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3733 New Nelson (John Haig)
1170 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
155 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
0a8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
1077.2 Four corner code
1-18-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
753b Unicode hex code