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
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

12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well
Kun:
しかしか.りしか.し
On:
ゼンネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
401 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 然 【ゼン】 -like
  • 然諾 【ゼンダク】 consent, saying yes
  • 必然 【ヒツゼン】 inevitable, necessary, certain, sure, inevitability, necessity
  • 漠然 【バクゼン】 vague, obscure, indistinct, hazy, ambiguous
  • 寂然 【セキゼン】 lonely, desolate, forlornness, desolation
  • 自然 【ジネン】 occurring naturally (without human influence)

Kun reading compounds

  • 然 【しか】 like that, as such, yeah, uh-huh
  • 然し 【しかし】 however, but
  • 然り 【しかり】 yes, yea, aye, affirmative, to be so
  • 然し 【しかし】 however, but
  • 然して 【そして】 and, and then, thus, and now, and finally
  • 然 【さ】 so, like that, in that way
  • 然有らぬ 【さあらぬ】 casual, indifferent, nonchalant
  • 然然 【ささ】 such and such

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ran2
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • de esa forma
  • en ese caso

Portuguese

  • Tipos de objetos
  • assim
  • se assim
  • naquele caso
  • bem

French

  • un certain
  • si c'est comme ça
  • dans ce cas
  • suffixe adverbial
450 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
557 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
528 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
375 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2770 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
437 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
716 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1788 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
651 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
662 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
401 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1279 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3456 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1779 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
246 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19149 Morohashi
2782 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3435 New Nelson (John Haig)
241 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
144 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
592 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2540 2001 Kanji
4d8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
2333.3 Four corner code
1-33-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7136 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
present, existing, actual
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
85 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 現 【ゲン】 present (e.g. government, administration), current, existing
  • 現役 【ゲンエキ】 active duty, active service, student taking (university) entrance exams while still enrolled in school, student who passed their university entrance exams on the first try
  • 具現 【グゲン】 incarnation, embodiment, realization, giving concrete form (to)
  • 体現 【タイゲン】 personification, impersonation, embodiment

Kun reading compounds

  • 現れる 【あらわれる】 to appear, to come in sight, to become visible, to come out, to embody, to materialize, to materialise, to be expressed (e.g. emotions), to become apparent (e.g. trends, effects)
  • 表す 【あらわす】 to represent, to signify, to stand for, to reveal, to show, to display, to express, to make widely known
  • 現つ 【うつつ】 reality, consciousness
  • 現責め 【うつつぜめ】 sleep deprivation (as a form of torture)
  • 現つ 【うつつ】 reality, consciousness
  • 現責め 【うつつぜめ】 sleep deprivation (as a form of torture)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 きら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • presente
  • actual
  • real
  • aparecer
  • hacerse visible
  • mostrarse
  • manifestar
  • expresar

Portuguese

  • presente
  • exist6encia
  • realidade

French

  • le présent
  • existant
  • actuel
  • montrer
602 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
692 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
666 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
82 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2943 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
495 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
735 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1360 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
298 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
298 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
578 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1320 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1218 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
657 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
265 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21004 Morohashi
968 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3645 New Nelson (John Haig)
259 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
275 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
67 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
732 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3157 2001 Kanji
4f7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
1611.0 Four corner code
1-24-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73fe Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
pig
Parts:
elephant, pattern after, imitate, image, shape, sign (of the times)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
394 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 象 【ショウ】 form, shape, figure, appearance, phenomenon
  • 将棋 【ショウギ】 shogi, Japanese chess
  • 具象 【グショウ】 embodying, expressing concretely
  • 抽象 【チュウショウ】 abstract
  • 象 【ゾウ】 elephant (Elephantidae spp.)
  • 象牙 【ゾウゲ】 ivory
  • アジア象 【アジアゾウ】 Asian elephant, Indian elephant
  • 海象 【セイウチ】 walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), elephant seal (Mirounga spp.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 象る 【かたどる】 to model on, to make in the shape of, to represent, to pattern after, to imitate, to symbolise

Readings

Japanese names:
きさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang4
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • imagen
  • imitar
  • forma
  • figura
  • elefante

Portuguese

  • elefante
  • modelar
  • imitar
  • imagem
  • forma
  • sinal (dos tempos)

French

  • éléphant
  • modèle
  • imiter
  • image
  • forme
  • signe (des temps)
  • phénomène
663 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
540 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
533 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
575 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4472 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
809 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
916 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1761 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
739 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
752 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
939 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1718 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2647 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1350 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1831 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1995 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36372 Morohashi
2134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5744 New Nelson (John Haig)
1976 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2130 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
591 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2551 2001 Kanji
2n10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-6-6 SKIP code
2723.2 Four corner code
1-30-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c61 Unicode hex code