Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
boat
Parts:
Variants:
ship, boat
Kun:
ふねふな-
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
713 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 船便 【フナビン】 surface mail (ship), sea mail, ferry service, steamer service
  • 船舶 【センパク】 vessel, ship, shipping, seacraft
  • 乗船 【ジョウセン】 embarking (a ship), embarkation, boarding, ship (carrying someone)
  • 造船 【ゾウセン】 shipbuilding

Kun reading compounds

  • 船 【ふね】 ship, boat, watercraft, vessel, seaplane, tank, tub, vat, trough, counter for boat-shaped containers (e.g. of sashimi)
  • 船貝 【ふねがい】 Arca avellana (species of ark shell)
  • 大船 【おおぶね】 large boat
  • 釣り船 【つりぶね】 fishing boat, boat-shaped hanging flower vase

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chuan2
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • barco
  • buque
  • bote

Portuguese

  • barco

French

  • bateau
  • navire
266 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
175 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
158 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
313 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3873 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
314 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
860 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1391 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
376 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
377 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
647 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1595 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1700 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
906 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1892 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30407 Morohashi
1341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4939 New Nelson (John Haig)
1874 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2019 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
208 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
877 2001 Kanji
6c5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2846.0 Four corner code
1-33-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8239 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭取 【トウドリ】 (bank) president, greenroom manager (in a theater)
  • 先頭 【セントウ】 head (of a line, group, etc.), front, lead, forefront, vanguard
  • 没頭 【ボットウ】 immersing oneself in, being absorbed in, devoting oneself to, giving oneself up entirely to
  • 頭 【ズ】 head
  • 頭痛 【ズツウ】 headache
  • 馬頭 【メズ】 horse-headed demon (in hell)
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell), something in the shape of a dragon's head (esp. a helmet crest)
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭取 【トウドリ】 (bank) president, greenroom manager (in a theater)
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
1-38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
Variants:
many, frequent, much
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
139 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 多 【タ】 multi-
  • 多分 【タブン】 perhaps, probably, generous, many, much, great
  • 歌留多 【カルタ】 karuta (traditional Japanese playing cards; esp. hyakunin isshu karuta)
  • 過多 【カタ】 excess, surplus, superabundance

Kun reading compounds

  • 多い 【おおい】 many, numerous, a lot, large amount of, large quantity of, a lot, much, frequent, common

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duo1
Korean:
da

Spanish

  • abundante
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • muitos
  • frequentar
  • muito

French

  • beaucoup
  • nombreux
  • fréquent
108 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
180 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
163 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
181 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
39 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
347 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
229 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
229 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
104 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
405 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1858 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
110 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5756 Morohashi
2170 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1127 New Nelson (John Haig)
108 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
113 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
128 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
129 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2560 2001 Kanji
0a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2720.7 Four corner code
1-34-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591a Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mountain
Kun:
やま
On:
サンセン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 山 【サン】 Mt., Mount, Mt., Mount
  • 山岳 【サンガク】 mountain chain, mountains
  • 下山 【ゲザン】 descending a mountain, descent
  • 開山 【カイサン】 founding a temple (on a hill-top)
  • 山道 【ヤマミチ】 mountain road, mountain trail
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mount Sumeru (believed to be the centre of the Buddhist world)

Kun reading compounds

  • 山 【やま】 mountain, hill, mine (e.g. coal mine), heap, pile, crown (of a hat), thread (of a screw), tread (of a tire), protruding part of an object, high part, climax, peak, critical point, guess, speculation, gamble, criminal case, crime, mountain climbing, mountaineering, festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd), deck (of playing cards on table, face down, from which cards are drawn), stack, wall, wall tile, temple, temple grounds, wild
  • 山火事 【やまかじ】 forest fire, bushfire, wildfire
  • 奥山 【おくやま】 remote mountain, mountain recesses
  • 青山 【せいざん】 lush mountain, green mountain, grave, burial place

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 やの、 やん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • montaña

Portuguese

  • montanha

French

  • montagne
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
24 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
60 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
21 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
48 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
89 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
34 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
34 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
535 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
775 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7869 Morohashi
2940 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1439 New Nelson (John Haig)
768 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
830 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
148 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
17 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
3o0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-2 SKIP code
2277.0 Four corner code
1-27-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c71 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
footsteps
Parts:
Variants:
ascend, climb up
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
566 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 登場 【トウジョウ】 entry (on stage), appearance (on screen), entrance, introduction (into a market)
  • 登校 【トウコウ】 attendance (at school), going to school
  • 完登 【カントウ】 completing a climb, completing a route (up a mountain), completing a series of climbs (e.g. the Seven Summits), peak bagging
  • 先登 【セントウ】 going first, arriving first
  • 登山 【トザン】 mountain climbing, ascending a mountain, ascent
  • 登場 【トウジョウ】 entry (on stage), appearance (on screen), entrance, introduction (into a market)
  • 能登 【ノト】 Noto (former province located in the north of present-day Ishikawa Prefecture), Noto (peninsula)

Kun reading compounds

  • 上る 【のぼる】 to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the Sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to swim up (a river), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のぼし、 のぼり、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
deng1
Korean:
deung

Spanish

  • ascensión
  • escalada
  • subir
  • ascender
  • escalar

Portuguese

  • subir
  • escalar

French

  • monter
  • escalader
483 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
382 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
360 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
572 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3094 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
559 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
752 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1744 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
960 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
991 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
472 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1361 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3208 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1661 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1719 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22668 Morohashi
2595 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3862 New Nelson (John Haig)
1703 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1838 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3573 2001 Kanji
3d9.26 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
2-6-6 SKIP code
1210.8 Four corner code
1-37-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767b Unicode hex code