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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  • 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
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
1-28-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
81ea Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Variants:
kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
581 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 殺意 【サツイ】 intent to kill, intent to murder, urge to kill, murderous impulse
  • 殺害 【サツガイ】 killing, murder
  • 他殺 【タサツ】 murder
  • 併殺 【ヘイサツ】 double play
  • 相殺 【ソウサイ】 offset, offsetting each other, cancelling each other out, counterbalancing, set-off, setoff
  • 減殺 【ゲンサイ】 lessening, diminishing, reducing
  • 殺害 【サツガイ】 killing, murder
  • 刹那 【セツナ】 moment, instant, kshana, duration of a single mental event (about 1/75 second), shortest possible interval of time
  • 歳殺 【サイセツ】 Saisetsu, one of the eight gods of the koyomi

Kun reading compounds

  • 殺す 【ころす】 to kill, to slay, to murder, to slaughter, to suppress, to block, to hamper, to destroy (e.g. talent), to eliminate (e.g. an odour), to spoil (e.g. a flavour), to kill (e.g. one's speed), to suppress (a voice, feelings, etc.), to hold back, to stifle (a yawn, laugh, etc.), to hold (one's breath), to put out (a runner), to pawn, to put in hock
  • 削ぐ 【そぐ】 to chip (off), to shave (off), to slice (off), to sharpen, to dampen (e.g. enthusiasm), to discourage, to weaken, to reduce

Readings

Chinese:
sha1, shai4
Korean:
sal, soe

Spanish

  • matar
  • quitar la vida

Portuguese

  • matar
  • assassinato
  • açougueiro
  • fatiar
  • partir
  • diminuir
  • reduzir
  • corromper

French

  • tuer
  • meurtre
  • massacrer
  • abattre
  • trancher
  • fendre
  • diminuer
  • réduire
  • gâcher
614 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
515 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
488 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
546 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2454 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
419 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
657 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1138 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
576 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
585 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
610 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1140 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1677 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16629 Morohashi
1324 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2994 New Nelson (John Haig)
1493 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1607 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
470 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
545 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2968 2001 Kanji
4a6.35 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
4794.7 Four corner code
1-27-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bba Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
petition, request, vow, wish, hope
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
894 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 願 【ガン】 prayer, wish, vow
  • 願書 【ガンショ】 (written) application, written request, petition, written prayer for a shrine or Buddhist temple
  • 本願 【ホンガン】 Amida Buddha's original vow, long-cherished desire
  • 祈願 【キガン】 prayer (for something), supplication

Kun reading compounds

  • 願う 【ねがう】 to desire, to wish, to hope, to beg, to request, to implore, to pray, to have something done for oneself

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yuan4
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • petición
  • deseo
  • anhelo
  • desear
  • pedir
  • rogar

Portuguese

  • petição
  • solicitação
  • voto
  • desejo
  • esperança

French

  • demande
  • prière
  • souhait
  • voeu
  • espoir
368 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
469 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
446 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
869 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
255 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
428 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1011 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
581 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
590 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
862 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1897 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2320 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1637 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43623 Morohashi
1845 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6653 New Nelson (John Haig)
135 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
143 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
637 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3361 2001 Kanji
9a10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-9 SKIP code
3-3-16 SKIP code
7128.6 Four corner code
1-20-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9858 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect
Kun:
のぞ.むもち
On:
ボウモウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
470 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 望 【モチ】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar month
  • 望遠鏡 【ボウエンキョウ】 telescope
  • 眺望 【チョウボウ】 prospect, view, outlook
  • 太公望 【タイコウボウ】 (avid) angler
  • 本望 【ホンモウ】 long-cherished ambition, satisfaction
  • 宿望 【シュクボウ】 long-cherished desire

Kun reading compounds

  • 望む 【のぞむ】 to desire, to wish for, to expect, to see, to command (a view of)
  • 望むところ 【のぞむところ】 what one desires, what one hopes for, suits me well, could ask for nothing better, bring it on, make my day
  • 望 【もち】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar month
  • 望月 【もちづき】 full moon, moon on the 15th day of the month (by the lunar calendar), full moon of the eighth lunar month

Readings

Japanese names:
み、 も
Chinese:
wang4
Korean:
mang

Spanish

  • esperanza
  • deseo
  • aspiración
  • mirar lejos
  • popularidad
  • desear
  • esperar

Portuguese

  • ambição
  • lua cheia
  • esperança
  • desejo
  • aspirar
  • esperar

French

  • ambition
  • espoir
  • désir
  • aspirer à
  • dominer (vue)
  • contempler
  • pleine lune
514 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
613 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
585 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
361 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
767 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
613 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1777 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
673 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
685 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1007 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3408 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2390 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
500 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14368P Morohashi
2742 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4819 New Nelson (John Haig)
489 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
528 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
314 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
578 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
0710.4 Four corner code
1-43-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671b Unicode hex code