Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
barbarian, foreign
Kun:
なんぞ
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1995 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 胡散 【ウサン】 suspicious
  • 胡散臭い 【ウサンクサイ】 suspicious-looking, shady, questionable, dubious, fishy
  • 胡 【コ】 barbarian tribes surrounding ancient China
  • 胡座 【アグラ】 sitting cross-legged (i.e. Indian style)
  • 柴胡 【サイコ】 Bupleurum root, Radix Bupleuri
  • 京胡 【キョウコ】 jinghu (2-stringed Chinese instrument played with a bow)
  • 誤魔化す 【ゴマカス】 to deceive, to falsify, to misrepresent, to cheat, to swindle, to tamper, to juggle, to manipulate, to dodge, to beg the question (issue, difficulties), to varnish over, to gloss over
  • 胡麻 【ゴマ】 sesame seeds, sesame (Sesamum indicum)

Readings

Japanese names:
えびす、 くる
Chinese:
hu2
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • bárbaro
  • extranjero

Portuguese

French

3753 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
879 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2206 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1467 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
623 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1057 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
29400 Morohashi
4792 New Nelson (John Haig)
2470 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2537 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4b5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
4762.0 Four corner code
24-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80e1 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
butterfly
On:
チョウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2011 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 蝶 【チョウ】 butterfly
  • 蝶々 【チョウチョウ】 butterfly
  • 太陽蝶 【タイヨウチョウ】 sunset morpho (butterfly, Morpho hecuba)
  • 猪鹿蝶 【イノシカチョウ】 the boar, deer and butterfly cards (high-scoring meld in hanafuda)

Readings

Chinese:
die2
Korean:
jeob

Spanish

  • mariposa

Portuguese

French

  • papillon
4171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1970 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2236 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
946 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1278 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
527 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
33333 Morohashi
1401 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5363 New Nelson (John Haig)
521 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
560 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6d9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
1-6-8 SKIP code
5419.4 Four corner code
36-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8776 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
feathers, counter for birds, rabbits
Kun:
はね
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
748 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 羽 【ウ】 fifth degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale)
  • 羽毛 【ウモウ】 feathers, plumage, down
  • 小翼羽 【ショウヨクウ】 alula, bastard wing
  • 冠羽 【カンウ】 bird's crest

Kun reading compounds

  • 羽 【はね】 feather, plume, down, wing, blade (of a fan, propeller, etc.), shuttlecock, arrow feathers
  • 羽目 【はめ】 panel, wainscoting, wainscotting, plight, fix, bind, awkward situation, difficult situation, mess
  • 白羽 【しらは】 white feather
  • 切り羽 【きりは】 face (of a wall of coal or ore, etc.), working face (of a mine)
  • 羽 【わ】 counter for birds and rabbits
  • 羽 【はね】 feather, plume, down, wing, blade (of a fan, propeller, etc.), shuttlecock, arrow feathers
  • 羽蟻 【はあり】 winged ant, flying ant

Readings

Japanese names:
しゅう、 ば
Chinese:
yu3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • pluma
  • alas
  • contador de pájaros y conejos

Portuguese

  • penas
  • sufixo para contagem de pássaros
  • coelhos

French

  • plume
  • compteur d'oiseaux, lapins
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
812 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
732 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
967 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
835 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
246 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
590 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
600 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
491 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1570 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
580 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28614P Morohashi
226 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4675 New Nelson (John Haig)
573 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
615 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
2b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1712.0 Four corner code
17-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fbd Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 民営化 【ミンエイカ】 privatization, privatisation
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
bureaucrat, the government, organ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
230 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 官 【カン】 government service, the bureaucracy
  • 官界 【カンカイ】 bureaucracy
  • 代官 【ダイカン】 Edo-period prefectural governor (magistrate, bailiff)
  • 自衛官 【ジエイカン】 Japanese Self-Defense Force official, Self-Defense Force official

Readings

Chinese:
guan1
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • gobierno
  • gubernamental (lugar
  • persona)
  • órgano del cuerpo

Portuguese

  • burocracia
  • o governo

French

  • fonctionnaire
  • gouvernemental
364 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
465 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
441 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
225 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
318 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
462 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
672 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
326 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
326 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
540 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
469 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2766 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1417 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1912 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1279 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7107 Morohashi
2226 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1322 New Nelson (John Haig)
1271 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1363 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
202 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
498 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3077.7 Four corner code
20-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b98 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
ability, talent, skill, capacity
Kun:
よ.く
On:
ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
273 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 能 【ノウ】 talent, gift, function, noh (theatre)
  • 能楽 【ノウガク】 noh play
  • 有能 【ユウノウ】 able, capable, competent, talented, efficient
  • 芸能 【ゲイノウ】 public entertainment, performing arts, accomplishments, attainments

Kun reading compounds

  • 良く 【よく】 nicely, properly, well, skillfully, skilfully, frequently, often, I'm glad that you ..., thank you for ...
  • 良く良く 【よくよく】 exceedingly, very

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 の、 のり、 よし
Chinese:
neng2
Korean:
neung, nae

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • talento
  • capacidad
  • aptitud
  • teatro japonés

Portuguese

  • capacidade
  • talento
  • habilidade

French

  • capacité
  • habileté
  • talent
  • adresse
691 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
787 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
766 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
341 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
416 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
847 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1397 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
386 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
387 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
411 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1018 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1676 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2023 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29454 Morohashi
1323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4809 New Nelson (John Haig)
2004 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2160 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
285 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
718 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
4b6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2121.1 Four corner code
2221.2 Four corner code
39-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80fd Unicode hex code