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

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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】 origin, birthplace, descent, lineage, ancestry, stock
  • 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, oneself, for oneself, personally, in person
  • 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, in due course, by itself, of its own accord
  • 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, of its own accord

Readings

Japanese names:
より
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-28-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
81ea Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
home, house, residence, our house, my husband
On:
タク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
357 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 宅 【タク】 house, home, one's house, one's home, one's husband
  • 宅地 【タクチ】 building lot, residential land
  • 社宅 【シャタク】 company housing, housing provided by one's company
  • 家宅 【カタク】 domicile, premises

Readings

Japanese names:
け、 たか、 たけ、 や、 やけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhai2, zhe4
Korean:
taeg, daeg

Spanish

  • hogar
  • casa
  • residencia
  • marido propio

Portuguese

  • casa
  • lar
  • residência
  • nossa casa
  • meu marido

French

  • domicile
  • maison
  • résidence
  • notre maison
  • mon mari
940 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
928 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
371 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1279 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
992 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
458 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
283 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.13 Japanese for Busy People
178 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
178 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
538 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
467 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2698 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1862 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1935 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7064 Morohashi
2174 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1308 New Nelson (John Haig)
1916 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2065 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
847 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
756 2001 Kanji
3m3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3071.4 Four corner code
1-34-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b85 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1269 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 軟 【ナン】 soft
  • 軟化 【ナンカ】 softening, softening (of attitude), mollification, weakening (of the market), blanching (e.g. of vegetables; by depriving of light)
  • 硬軟 【コウナン】 hardness and softness, hard line and moderate line

Kun reading compounds

  • 柔らか 【やわらか】 soft, tender, limp, subdued (colour or light) (color), gentle, meek
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい文章 【やわらかいぶんしょう】 informal style

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ruan3
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • suave
  • flojo
  • débil

Portuguese

  • macio

French

  • mou
1673 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4614 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1482 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
940 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1788 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1922 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1774 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1871 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
994 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
481 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38213 Morohashi
1479 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5947 New Nelson (John Haig)
470 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
509 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1489 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1562 2001 Kanji
7c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
5708.2 Four corner code
1-38-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8edf Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
prohibition, ban, forbid
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
681 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 禁 【キン】 ban (e.g. on smoking), prohibition
  • 禁煙 【キンエン】 abstaining from smoking, quitting smoking, No Smoking!, Smoking Prohibited!
  • 軟禁 【ナンキン】 house arrest
  • 拘禁 【コウキン】 detention, custody, confinement, internment

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin4, jin1
Korean:
geum

Spanish

  • prohibición
  • proscripción
  • prohibir

Portuguese

  • proibição
  • proibir
  • banir

French

  • interdiction
  • défense de
763 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
682 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
654 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
853 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3251 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
639 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
776 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2021 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
482 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
491 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
815 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1416 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3469 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1788 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2435 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1107 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24743 Morohashi
2795 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4098 New Nelson (John Haig)
1098 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1179 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
772 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1841 2001 Kanji
4e8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-5 SKIP code
4490.1 Four corner code
1-22-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7981 Unicode hex code