Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
minster, official
Parts:
retainer, subject
On:
シンジン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1249 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 臣 【オミ】 retainer, attendant, Omi (hereditary title; orig. one of the two highest such titles, later demoted to sixth highest of eight), I, me
  • 臣下 【シンカ】 retainer, subject, vassal, servant
  • 忠臣 【チュウシン】 loyal retainer, loyal subject
  • 重臣 【ジュウシン】 chief vassal, senior statesman
  • 国務大臣 【コクムダイジン】 Minister of State
  • 内大臣 【ナイダイジン】 Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal (1885-1945 CE), Minister of the Interior (669-1868 CE)

Readings

Japanese names:
おみ、 たか、 と、 とみ、 み
Chinese:
chen2
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • criado
  • súbdito

Portuguese

  • servente
  • servo
  • subalterno

French

  • servant
  • serviteur
  • sujet
436 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
543 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
512 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
981 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3837 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
435 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
855 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
527 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
835 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
854 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1003 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1805 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3806 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1948 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2642 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
856 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30068 Morohashi
3068 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4894 New Nelson (John Haig)
848 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
911 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
484 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
7171.7 Four corner code
31-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
81e3 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
scholar, bachelor
Parts:
gentleman, scholar, samurai, samurai radical (no. 33)
Kun:
さむらい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
526 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 士 【シ】 man (esp. one who is well-respected), samurai, person (in a certain profession, esp. licensed), member
  • 士官 【シカン】 officer
  • 飛行士 【ヒコウシ】 pilot
  • 公認会計士 【コウニンカイケイシ】 certified public accountant

Kun reading compounds

  • 侍 【さむらい】 warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai, man in attendance (on a person of high standing), retainer
  • 二四六九士 【にしむくさむらい】 mnemonic for remembering the months with fewer than 31 days (ni, shi, mu, ku, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ま
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • caballero
  • samurai
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • cavalheiro
  • samurai

French

  • gentilhomme
  • samouraï
  • radical samouraï (no. 33)
410 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
521 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
494 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
301 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1160 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
59 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1173 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
41 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
572 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
755 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
393 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4213 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2129 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2877 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
325 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5638 Morohashi
3405 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1117 New Nelson (John Haig)
319 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
341 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
386 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
441 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3p0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4010.0 Four corner code
27-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58eb Unicode hex code

21 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
广
witch, demon, evil spirit
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1514 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 魔 【マ】 demon, devil, evil spirit, evil influence, someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act
  • 魔女 【マジョ】 witch
  • 病魔 【ビョウマ】 demon of ill health, disease
  • 尼 【アマ】 nun, bitch, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Amazon (online retailer)

Readings

Chinese:
mo2
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • demonio
  • espíritu maligno

Portuguese

  • bruxa
  • demônio
  • espírito do mal

French

  • sorcière
  • démon
  • esprit malfaisant
1832 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5398 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1919 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2961 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1528 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1629 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1418 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1929 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3953 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2035 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2041 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45906P Morohashi
3187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6843 New Nelson (John Haig)
2022 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2178 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1942 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
557 2001 Kanji
3q18.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-18 SKIP code
3-11-10 SKIP code
0021.3 Four corner code
43-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b54 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma
  • 法案 【ホウアン】 bill (law), measure
  • 航法 【コウホウ】 sailing, navigation
  • 会社更生法 【カイシャコウセイホウ】 Corporate Rehabilitation Law
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法師 【ホウシ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, layman dressed like a priest, person
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 法面 【のりめん】 slope (e.g. of embankment)
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
drama, play
On:
ゲキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
662 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 劇 【ゲキ】 drama, play, powerful drug
  • 劇画 【ゲキガ】 comic strip with dramatic story
  • 新劇 【シンゲキ】 school of western-inspired Japanese drama which developed towards the end of the Meiji period, shingeki, new-drama (movement)
  • 京劇 【キョウゲキ】 classical Chinese opera

Readings

Chinese:
ju4
Korean:
geug

Spanish

  • drama
  • obra
  • teatro
  • violento
  • intenso

Portuguese

  • drama
  • jogo

French

  • théâtre
  • pièce (théâtre)
858 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
848 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
458 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1078 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
365 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
797 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
811 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1140 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
206 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2399 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1681 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2016 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2218 Morohashi
1904 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
517 New Nelson (John Haig)
1997 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2152 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
982 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1243 2001 Kanji
2f13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-13-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
23-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5287 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
location, place
Kun:
On:
ジョウチョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
52 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 場 【ジョウ】 place, spot, grounds, arena, stadium, range, course
  • 場外 【ジョウガイ】 outside the hall (or stadium, market, etc.), off the grounds, off the premises, off-track
  • 斎場 【サイジョウ】 funeral hall, ceremony site
  • 開場 【カイジョウ】 opening (the doors to an event, etc.), inauguration

Kun reading compounds

  • 場 【ば】 place, spot, space, field, discipline, sphere, realm, occasion, situation, scene (of a play, movie, etc.), session (of the stock market), area in which cards are laid out (in a card game), round (i.e. east, south, etc.), field, field (gestalt psychology)
  • 場合 【ばあい】 case, situation
  • 木場 【きば】 lumberyard
  • 漁場 【ぎょじょう】 fishing grounds, permitted fishing zone

Readings

Chinese:
chang2, chang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • lugar
  • situación
  • momento

Portuguese

  • localização
  • lugar

French

  • lieu
  • place
  • aire
  • champ (magnétique)
252 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
161 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
144 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
34 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
250 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
145 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
154 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
335 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
678 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
408 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
512 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
551 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5278 Morohashi
558 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 New Nelson (John Haig)
545 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
584 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
49 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
216 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1451 2001 Kanji
3b9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4612.7 Four corner code
30-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5834 Unicode hex code