Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
self
Parts:
oneself
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
19 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 自 【ジ】 self-, from ..., this ... (in contrast to some other ...), aforementioned
  • 自営 【ジエイ】 running one's own business, doing business on one's own, self-employment
  • 出自 【シュツジ】 birthplace, descent, blood-lines, origins, one's outward self
  • 海自 【カイジ】 Maritime Self-Defense Force
  • 自然界 【シゼンカイ】 nature, the natural world, realm of nature
  • 自然 【シゼン】 nature, natural, spontaneous, automatic, naturally, spontaneously, automatically
  • 己がじし 【オノガジシ】 each and every one, individually

Kun reading compounds

  • 自ら 【みずから】 oneself, for one's self, personally
  • 自ら進んで 【みずからすすんで】 by choice, of one's own free will, on one's own initiative, off one's own bat
  • 自ずから 【おのずから】 naturally, as a matter of course
  • 自ずから明らか 【おのずからあきらか】 self-evident
  • 自ずと 【おのずと】 naturally, in due course, by itself

Readings

Japanese names:
より
Chinese:
zi4
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • uno mismo
  • por sí mismo
  • auto-

Portuguese

  • a si próprio

French

  • soi-même
229 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
150 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
134 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
53 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3841 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
60 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
340 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
62 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
62 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
63 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1587 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4338 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2195 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2954 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
36 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30095 Morohashi
3525 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4900 New Nelson (John Haig)
36 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
36 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
14 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
126 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
879 2001 Kanji
5c1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
2600.0 Four corner code
28-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
81ea Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
now
Kun:
いま
On:
コンキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
49 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 今 【コン】 the current ..., this, today's ...
  • 今夏 【コンカ】 this summer, next summer, last summer
  • 当今 【トウコン】 nowadays, these days, at present
  • 方今 【ホウコン】 present time, now, nowadays
  • 今古 【キンコ】 now and anciently
  • 今上 【キンジョウ】 His Majesty the Emperor, the present emperor, the reigning emperor

Kun reading compounds

  • 今 【いま】 now, the present time, just now, soon, immediately, another, more
  • 今に 【いまに】 before long, even now
  • 中今 【なかいま】 the present (esp. as a privileged moment in eternity)
  • 今が今 【いまがいま】 just now

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
jin1
Korean:
geum

Spanish

  • ahora
  • momento actual

Portuguese

  • agora

French

  • maintenant
81 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
125 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
146 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
352 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
94 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
12 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
67 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
51 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
51 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
45 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2464 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1712 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1601 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
358 Morohashi
1968 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
112 New Nelson (John Haig)
1587 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1711 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
50 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
93 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2860 2001 Kanji
2a2.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
2-3-1 SKIP code
8020.7 Four corner code
26-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eca Unicode hex code