Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
boat
Parts:
navigate, sail, cruise, fly
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
665 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 航空 【コウクウ】 aviation, flying
  • 航海 【コウカイ】 (sea) voyage, navigation, sailing, passage, cruise
  • 運航 【ウンコウ】 operating (e.g. ships, aircraft)
  • 寄港 【キコウ】 stopping at a port

Readings

Japanese names:
わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hang2
Korean:
hang

Spanish

  • navegar
  • volar

Portuguese

  • navegar
  • vela
  • travessia
  • voar (de avião)

French

  • naviguer
  • faire voile
  • croiser (voile)
  • voler
396 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
505 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
479 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
497 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3867 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
561 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
858 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
823 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
842 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
649 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1593 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1671 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
885 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30385 Morohashi
1318 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4933 New Nelson (John Haig)
1870 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2014 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
543 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
857 2001 Kanji
6c4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2041.7 Four corner code
1-25-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
822a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
304 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 空 【クウ】 empty air, sky, shunyata, emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phenomenon, air force, fruitlessness, meaninglessness, void (one of the five elements), empty (e.g. set)
  • 空気 【クウキ】 air, atmosphere, mood, situation, someone with no presence, someone who doesn't stand out at all
  • 滑空 【カックウ】 gliding (through the air)
  • 領空 【リョウクウ】 territorial airspace

Kun reading compounds

  • 空 【そら】 sky, the air, the heavens, weather, far-off place, distant place, state of mind, feeling, (from) memory, (by) heart, falsehood, lie, somehow, vaguely, fake
  • 空模様 【そらもよう】 look of the sky, weather
  • 定めなき空 【さだめなきそら】 changeable weather
  • 晴れた空 【はれたそら】 clear sky, cloudless sky
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 空き 【あき】 space, room, gap, emptiness, vacancy, opening, empty seat, free time, time to spare, disuse, unused thing
  • 空き缶 【あきかん】 empty can
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 空 【から】 emptiness, vacuum, blank
  • 空っぽ 【からっぽ】 empty, vacant, hollow
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty (of a residence, etc.), vacant, deserted, body from which the soul has left, corpse, shed skin (of a snake, insect, etc.)
  • 空く 【すく】 to become less crowded, to thin out, to get empty, to be hungry
  • 空かす 【すかす】 to feel hungry, to get hungry
  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless

Readings

Japanese names:
うつ、 き、 く
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kong1, kong4
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cielo
  • atmósfera
  • vacío
  • vacante
  • quedarse vacío
  • vaciar

Portuguese

  • esvaziar
  • ceú
  • desocupado
  • vazio
  • vácuo

French

  • vide
  • ciel
  • vacant
  • creux
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
15 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
184 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
140 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1452 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1913 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1327 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25415 Morohashi
2227 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4192 New Nelson (John Haig)
1317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1414 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
304 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
73 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-5-3 SKIP code
3010.1 Four corner code
1-22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
pipe, tube, wind instrument, drunken talk, control, jurisdiction
Kun:
くだ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
517 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 管 【カン】 pipe, tube
  • 管理 【カンリ】 control, management (e.g. of a business)
  • 保管 【ホカン】 charge, custody, safekeeping, deposit, storage
  • 所管 【ショカン】 jurisdiction

Kun reading compounds

  • 管 【かん】 pipe, tube
  • 管狐 【くだぎつね】 kuda-gitsune, pipe fox, fox-like spirit kept inside a bamboo tube and used by its master to perform divinations and curses, stoat
  • 手練手管 【てれんてくだ】 wiles, art of coaxing
  • 手管 【てくだ】 wiles, trick, artifice, coquetry, lover (male) (esp. of a prostitute)

Readings

Japanese names:
すが
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan3
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • tubería
  • tubo
  • caño
  • control
  • controlar
  • administrar

Portuguese

  • flauta
  • tubo
  • instrumento de sopro
  • conversa de bêbados

French

  • tuyau
  • tube
  • instrument à vent
  • discours d'ivrogne
  • gestion
573 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
466 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
443 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
519 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3416 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
664 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
328 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
328 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
539 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1484 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3349 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2357 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1281 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26162 Morohashi
2701 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4317 New Nelson (John Haig)
1273 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1365 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
613 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
6f8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-8 SKIP code
2-9-5 SKIP code
8877.7 Four corner code
1-20-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ba1 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
system, law, rule
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 制 【セイ】 system, organization, organisation, imperial command, laws, regulation, control, government, suppression, restraint, holding back, establishment
  • 制限 【セイゲン】 restriction, restraint, limitation, limit
  • 規制 【キセイ】 regulation, (traffic) policing, control, restriction
  • 強制 【キョウセイ】 compulsion, coercion, forcing (to do), enforcement

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • comprobar
  • cesar
  • poner fin
  • sistema
  • construir

Portuguese

  • sistema
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • système
  • règle
  • loi
  • régime
  • contrôle
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
722 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
433 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1624 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
425 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1961 Morohashi
1274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 New Nelson (John Haig)
418 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
447 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
161 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
689 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2443 2001 Kanji
2f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-32-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5236 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
bureaucrat, the government, organ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
230 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 官 【カン】 government service, the bureaucracy
  • 官庁 【カンチョウ】 government office, government agency, authorities
  • 退官 【タイカン】 retirement from office
  • 仕官 【シカン】 government service, entering government service, finding a new lord or master to serve (of a ronin)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan1
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • gobierno
  • gubernamental (lugar
  • persona)
  • órgano del cuerpo

Portuguese

  • burocracia
  • o governo

French

  • fonctionnaire
  • gouvernemental
364 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
465 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
441 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
225 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
318 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
462 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
672 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
326 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
326 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
540 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
469 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2766 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1417 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1912 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1279 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7107 Morohashi
2226 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1322 New Nelson (John Haig)
1271 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1363 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
202 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
498 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3077.7 Four corner code
1-20-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b98 Unicode hex code