Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
turf, lawn
Kun:
しば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1052 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芝 【シバ】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【シバイ】 play, drama
  • 霊芝 【レイシ】 bracket fungus (Ganoderma lucidum), reishi mushroom

Kun reading compounds

  • 芝 【しば】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【しばい】 play, drama
  • 高麗芝 【こうらいしば】 Korean lawn grass
  • 道芝 【みちしば】 roadside grass, roadside weeds, guidance (sometimes esp. referring to guidance in love), guidepost, guide, Chinese fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides)

Readings

Japanese names:
こげ、 しは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • césped
  • hierba

Portuguese

  • gramado
  • relva

French

  • pelouse
  • gazon
1335 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
722 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
954 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1695 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
289 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
640 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2705 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30699P Morohashi
2180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1216 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1301 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1089 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1970 2001 Kanji
3k2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
4430.7 Four corner code
1-28-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
829d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
east
Kun:
ひがし
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
37 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 東海道線 【トウカイドウセン】 Tokaido Line
  • 東欧 【トウオウ】 Eastern Europe
  • 北北東 【ホクホクトウ】 north-northeast, north-north-east
  • 東北東 【トウホクトウ】 east-northeast, ENE

Kun reading compounds

  • 東 【ひがし】 east
  • 東方 【とうほう】 eastern direction, the Orient, eastern fighter in a match (e.g. sumo wrestling)

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 あがり、 あずま、 あづま、 こち、 さき、 しの、 とお、 はる、 ひが、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong1
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • Este

Portuguese

  • Oriente

French

  • Est
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
201 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
184 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
11 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
27 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
63 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
771 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
71 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1053 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4385 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14499 Morohashi
3568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2596 New Nelson (John Haig)
504 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
543 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
108 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
164 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
0a8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5090.6 Four corner code
1-37-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6771 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
lid
Parts:
Variants:
capital, 10**16
Kun:
みやこ
On:
キョウケイキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
74 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 京 【キョウ】 imperial capital (esp. Kyoto), final word of an iroha poem, 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion
  • 京都 【キョウト】 Kyoto (city, prefecture)
  • 帝京 【テイキョウ】 the capital
  • 在京 【ザイキョウ】 being in the capital (i.e. Tokyo, or formerly Kyoto)
  • 京 【キョウ】 imperial capital (esp. Kyoto), final word of an iroha poem, 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion
  • 京阪 【ケイハン】 Kyoto-Osaka, Kyoto and Osaka
  • 英京 【エイキョウ】 British capital, London
  • キン族 【キンゾク】 Kinh (people), Vietnamese (people)
  • 南京 【ナンキン】 Nanjing, Nanking, pumpkin, squash, Chinese, Southeast Asian, foreign, rare, precious, cute

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital (esp. Kyoto, Japan's former capital), seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 長岡京 【ながおかきょう】 Nagaoka-kyō (capital of Japan 784-794)

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • capital

Portuguese

  • capital
  • 10 elevado a 16

French

  • capitale
  • 10**16
63 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
110 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
99 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
16 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
172 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
109 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
663 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
189 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
189 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
233 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
39 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2546 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
318 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
299 Morohashi
2052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
93 New Nelson (John Haig)
312 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
334 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
303 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
157 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
441 2001 Kanji
2j6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
0090.6 Four corner code
1-21-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eac Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
metropolis, capital, all, everything
Kun:
みやこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
123 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 都 【ト】 Metropolis (of Tokyo), (Tokyo) Metropolitan District, metropolitan prefecture, counter for cities and towns, capital
  • 都営 【トエイ】 (under) metropolitan government management
  • 遷都 【セント】 relocation of the capital, transfer of the capital
  • 東都 【トウト】 the Eastern Capital (now Tokyo), Yedo, Edo
  • 都度 【ツド】 each (every) time, whenever
  • 都合 【ツゴウ】 circumstances, condition, convenience, to arrange, to manage, to lend money, to raise money, in all, in total, all told

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital (esp. Kyoto, Japan's former capital), seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 都入り 【みやこいり】 arriving in the capital
  • 京の都 【きょうのみやこ】 Kyoto
  • 森の都 【もりのみやこ】 tree-clad town

Readings

Japanese names:
くに、 ず、 ち、 づめ、 みや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
du1, dou1
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • metrópoli
  • capital

Portuguese

  • metropole
  • capital

French

  • métropole
  • capitale
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
376 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
355 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
92 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4769 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
173 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1419 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
188 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
188 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
338 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
761 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1106 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1505 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1863 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39497P Morohashi
1686 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6148 New Nelson (John Haig)
1846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1989 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
384 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2d8.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
4762.7 Four corner code
1-37-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90fd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
harbor
Kun:
みなと
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
495 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 港 【コウ】 harbour
  • 港内 【コウナイ】 inside the harbour, inside the harbor
  • 漁港 【ギョコウ】 fishing harbour, fishing harbor
  • 海港 【カイコウ】 port, seaport

Kun reading compounds

  • 港 【みなと】 harbour, harbor, port
  • 港区 【みなとく】 Harbour Ward (e.g. in Tokyo)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang3
Korean:
hang, gang

Spanish

  • puerto
  • portuario

Portuguese

  • Porto (navios)

French

  • port
397 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
280 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
445 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2630 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
337 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
698 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1583 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
669 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
680 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
909 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
737 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
440 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1818 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17783P Morohashi
605 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3242 New Nelson (John Haig)
1800 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1940 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
397 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a9.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3411.7 Four corner code
1-25-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e2f Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
ward, district
On:
オウコウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
137 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 区 【ク】 ward, borough, city (in Tokyo), district (e.g. electoral), section, zone (e.g. postal)
  • 区域 【クイキ】 limits, boundary, domain, zone, sphere, territory, area (e.g. in programming languages)
  • 学区 【ガック】 school district, school area
  • 鉱区 【コウク】 mining area, mine lot

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu1, ou1
Korean:
gu, u

Spanish

  • barrio
  • distrito
  • sección

Portuguese

  • waº
  • distrito

French

  • circonscription
  • arrondissement
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
282 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
465 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
67 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
757 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
131 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
183 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
548 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
233 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3681 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2674 Morohashi
2963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1696 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1831 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7171.4 Four corner code
1-22-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533a Unicode hex code