Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
ear
Parts:
Variants:
hear, ask, listen
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
319 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 聞香 【ブンコウ】 smelling incense, savoring incense, distinguishing incense by smell, incense-smelling party
  • 聞知 【ブンチ】 learn of
  • スポーツ新聞 【スポーツシンブン】 sports newspaper
  • 壁新聞 【カベシンブン】 wall newspaper, wall poster
  • 聞香 【ブンコウ】 smelling incense, savoring incense, distinguishing incense by smell, incense-smelling party
  • 聞法 【モンボウ】 hearing the teachings of Buddha
  • 奏聞 【ソウモン】 reporting to the Emperor
  • 声聞 【ショウモン】 sravaka (disciple of Buddha), adherent of Hinayana Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 聞く 【きく】 to hear, to listen (e.g. to music), to ask, to enquire, to query, to learn of, to hear about, to follow (advice), to comply with, to smell (esp. incense), to sample fragrance
  • 聞くだけ野暮 【きくだけやぼ】 asking would be rude, tasteless question
  • 聞こえる 【きこえる】 to be heard, to be audible, to be said to be, to be reputed

Readings

Chinese:
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • preguntar
  • escuchar
  • rumor
  • reputación
  • oír

Portuguese

  • escutar
  • perguntar
  • escuta

French

  • entendre
  • écouter
  • demander
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
219 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
200 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
262 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4959 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
109 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
80 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2244 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
64 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
64 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
179 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1584 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4127 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2097 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2840 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1640 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29104 Morohashi
3326 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4732 New Nelson (John Haig)
1626 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1754 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
184 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
234 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3854 2001 Kanji
8e6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-6 SKIP code
7712.1 Four corner code
7740.1 Four corner code
42-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
805e Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
Variants:
memorize, learn, remember, awake, sober up
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
710 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 覚醒剤 【カクセイザイ】 stimulant (e.g. psychoactive drugs like methamphetamine, ritalin, etc.)
  • 覚悟 【カクゴ】 resolution, resignation, readiness, preparedness
  • 視聴覚 【シチョウカク】 senses of seeing and hearing, audiovisual
  • 才覚 【サイカク】 ready wit, quick wits, resourcefulness, raising (money)

Kun reading compounds

  • 覚える 【おぼえる】 to memorize, to memorise, to commit to memory, to learn by heart, to bear in mind, to remember, to learn, to pick up, to acquire, to feel, to think, to regard
  • 覚ます 【さます】 to awaken, to arouse from sleep, to bring to one's senses, to disabuse (someone of), to sober up, to dampen, to throw a damper on, to spoil
  • 覚める 【さめる】 to wake, to wake up, to become sober, to sober up, to regain consciousness (e.g. after anaesthesia), to come to one's senses, to be disillusioned
  • 悟る 【さとる】 to perceive, to sense, to discern, to understand, to comprehend, to realize, to attain enlightenment

Readings

Chinese:
jue2, jiao4
Korean:
gag, gyo

Spanish

  • memorizar
  • recordar
  • despertarse
  • comprender
  • aclararse

Portuguese

  • memorizar
  • aprender
  • recordar
  • acordar
  • ficar sóbrio

French

  • mémoriser
  • se rappeler
  • perception
  • sens
  • réveil
  • dessoûler
363 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
439 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
896 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4288 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
397 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
889 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1752 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
605 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
615 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
208 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1646 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3217 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1668 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
331 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34846 Morohashi
2604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5529 New Nelson (John Haig)
325 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
347 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
581 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
957 2001 Kanji
3n9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
9021.6 Four corner code
3221.6 Four corner code
19-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
899a Unicode hex code