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

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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:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
hinder, hurt, harm
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
742 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 障害 【ショウガイ】 obstacle, impediment, hindrance, difficulty, barrier, handicap, impairment, disability, disorder, malfunction
  • 障子 【ショウジ】 shoji (paper sliding door)
  • 保証 【ホショウ】 guarantee, security, assurance, pledge, warranty
  • 緑内障 【リョクナイショウ】 glaucoma

Kun reading compounds

  • 障る 【さわる】 to be harmful to, to hinder, to interfere with, to irritate

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • estorbo
  • impedimento
  • obstáculo
  • obstrucción
  • estorbar
  • impedir
  • obstruir
  • obstaculizar

Portuguese

  • impedir
  • ferido
  • dano

French

  • gêne
  • faire du mal
913 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
902 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
676 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5019 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1145 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1880 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
858 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
877 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1028 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
751 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
875 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
504 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
647 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1307 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41821 Morohashi
715 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6479 New Nelson (John Haig)
1297 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1393 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
976 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2d11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
7024.6 Four corner code
1-30-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
969c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
harm, injury
On:
ガイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
358 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 害 【ガイ】 injury, harm, evil influence, damage
  • 害する 【ガイスル】 to injure, to damage, to harm, to hurt, to kill, to hinder, to obstruct
  • 迫害 【ハクガイ】 persecution, oppression
  • 妨害 【ボウガイ】 disturbance, obstruction, hindrance, jamming, interference

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hai4
Korean:
hae, hal

Spanish

  • desastre
  • obstáculo
  • daño
  • lesión

Portuguese

  • dano
  • injúria

French

  • tort
  • mal
  • blessure
362 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
460 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
437 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
425 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
450 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
468 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1181 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
518 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
527 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
785 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
481 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2826 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1457 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1962 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1565 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7165 Morohashi
2272 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1333 New Nelson (John Haig)
1551 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1671 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
428 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
538 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3060.1 Four corner code
1-19-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb3 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
lamp, a light, light, counter for lights
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1605 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 灯 【トウ】 light, lamp, counter for electric lights
  • 灯台 【トウダイ】 lighthouse, old-fashioned interior light fixture comprising a wooden pole with an oil-filled dish and a wick atop it
  • 点灯 【テントウ】 lighting (a lamp), turning on a light
  • 洋灯 【ヨウトウ】 lamp

Kun reading compounds

  • 灯 【ひ】 light, lamp
  • 灯明かり 【ひあかり】 lamplight, torchlight
  • 灯火 【ともしび】 light, lamp, torch
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)
  • 明かり 【あかり】 light, illumination, glow, gleam, lamp, light
  • 明かりを消す 【あかりをけす】 to turn the lights off

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
deng1
Korean:
deung

Spanish

  • lámpara
  • luz
  • contador para luces

Portuguese

  • lâmpada
  • luz
  • sufixo p/ contagem de luzes

French

  • lampe
  • lumière
  • compteur de lampes
583 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
556 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1290 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2745 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
537 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
711 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1333 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1416 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
871 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1262 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
730 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
167 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18855 Morohashi
825 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3395 New Nelson (John Haig)
165 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
177 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
471 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1153 2001 Kanji
4d2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1-1-5 SKIP code
9182.0 Four corner code
1-37-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
706f Unicode hex code