Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 背後 【ハイゴ】 back, rear, background, behind the scenes
  • 背景 【ハイケイ】 background, scenery, backdrop, setting, circumstance, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)
  • 違背 【イハイ】 violation, transgression
  • 向背 【コウハイ】 one's attitude, state of affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 背 【せ】 back, spine, reverse, rear side, height, stature, ridge (of a mountain)
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 膝皿貝 【ひざらがい】 chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)
  • 傴僂 【せむし】 hunchback, humpback, crookback
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 背丈 【せたけ】 stature, height
  • 背く 【そむく】 to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
  • 背ける 【そむける】 to turn (one's face) away, to avert (one's eyes)

Readings

Chinese:
bei4, bei1
Korean:
bae, pae

Spanish

  • espalda
  • detrás
  • estatura
  • desobedecer
  • infringir
  • rebelarse

Portuguese

  • estatura
  • altura
  • costas
  • atrás
  • desobedecer
  • desafiar
  • quebrar promesum
  • rebelar

French

  • stature
  • taille
  • dos
  • arrière
  • désobéir
  • défier
  • revenir sur
  • se rebeller
967 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
957 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
796 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
933 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1085 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1017 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
455 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29363 Morohashi
2573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4794 New Nelson (John Haig)
446 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
481 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
4b5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1222.7 Four corner code
1122.7 Four corner code
39-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80cc Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
scenery, view
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
419 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 景 【ケイ】 vista, view, scene, scenic view, counter for scenes (in a play)
  • 景観 【ケイカン】 scenery
  • 八景 【ハッケイ】 eight picturesque sights
  • 殺風景 【サップウケイ】 dreary, bleak, monotonous, barren, tasteless, unrefined

Readings

Japanese names:
かげ
Chinese:
jing3, ying3
Korean:
gyeong, yeong

Spanish

  • paisaje
  • vista
  • panorama
  • escena

Portuguese

  • cenário
  • visão

French

  • paysage
  • vue
386 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
494 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
469 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
645 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2142 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
509 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
603 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1764 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
853 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
872 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1021 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
975 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3118 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1597 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
320 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13983 Morohashi
2470 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2487 New Nelson (John Haig)
314 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
336 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
585 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3841 2001 Kanji
4c8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
2-6-6 SKIP code
6090.6 Four corner code
23-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
666f 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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  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 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
  • 家族計画 【カゾクケイカク】 family planning
  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 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

Chinese:
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
18-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
753b Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
statue, picture, image, figure, portrait
On:
ゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
856 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 像 【ゾウ】 image, figure, statue, picture, portrait, figure, form, shape, appearance, image
  • 像主 【ゾウシュ】 subject (of a portrait or bust), a person posing for a portrait or bust, (historically) patron, someone who commissions a Buddhist temple or work of art
  • 実像 【ジツゾウ】 real image, real form, real-life image, true picture, actual conditions, actual circumstances
  • 将来像 【ショウライゾウ】 vision of the future

Readings

Japanese names:
かた
Chinese:
xiang4
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • estatua
  • imagen
  • figura

Portuguese

  • estátua
  • gravura
  • imagem
  • figura
  • retrato

French

  • statue
  • image
  • figure
  • portrait
  • représentation
664 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
762 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
740 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
906 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
540 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
524 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
334 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2061 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
740 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
753 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
940 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
133 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
187 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
144 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1996 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1084 Morohashi
166 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
308 New Nelson (John Haig)
1977 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2131 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
796 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2151 2001 Kanji
2a12.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-12 SKIP code
2723.2 Four corner code
33-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50cf Unicode hex code