Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
flower
Kun:
はな
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
578 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 花形 【ハナガタ】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 花園 【ハナゾノ】 flower garden
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering, floral tribute, laying flowers
  • 紅花 【ベニバナ】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower
  • 花かご 【ハナカゴ】 flower basket, flower basket (or plate) used for flower-scattering rituals
  • 花瓶 【ケビョウ】 vase used to hold flower offerings (often made of gilded copper)
  • 天花 【テンゲ】 flowers that bloom in the heavens, paper flowers scattered before the Buddha's image

Kun reading compounds

  • 花 【はな】 flower, blossom, bloom, petal, cherry blossom, beauty, blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), ikebana, hanafuda, (the) best, glorious, lovely
  • 花形 【はながた】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 菜の花 【なのはな】 rape blossoms, rapeseed flowers
  • 紅花 【べにばな】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
hua1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • flor

Portuguese

  • flor

French

  • fleur
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
9 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
551 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
328 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
81 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
481 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
641 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2740 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1894 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30734P Morohashi
2211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4980 New Nelson (John Haig)
1009 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1084 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
69 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1956 2001 Kanji
3k4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4421.4 Four corner code
1-18-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b1 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
marry into, bride
Kun:
よめとつ.ぐい.くゆ.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1581 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 嫁す 【カス】 to wed, to be married, to shift blame to someone else
  • 嫁する 【カスル】 to wed, to be married, to shift blame to someone else
  • 責任転嫁 【セキニンテンカ】 shift the responsibility (for something) on to (someone), pass the buck
  • 再嫁 【サイカ】 remarriage

Kun reading compounds

  • 嫁 【よめ】 wife, bride, (one's) daughter-in-law
  • 嫁入り 【よめいり】 marriage, wedding
  • 新嫁 【しんよめ】 newly-wed bride
  • 弟嫁 【おとうとよめ】 younger brother's wife
  • 嫁ぐ 【とつぐ】 to marry (of a woman), to become a bride, to marry into (a family), to have sexual intercourse

Readings

Chinese:
jia4
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • novia
  • nuera
  • casarse
  • dar responsabilidad

Portuguese

  • Casar
  • noiva

French

  • prendre mari
  • mariage
  • belle-fille
1049 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1469 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1249 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1223 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1199 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1749 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1873 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
599 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
451 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
780 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
582 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
548 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6602 Morohashi
635 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1256 New Nelson (John Haig)
542 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
581 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1617 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1751 2001 Kanji
3e10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4343.2 Four corner code
1-18-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ac1 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
three
Kun:
み.つみっ.つ
On:
サンゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
14 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 三 【サン】 three, tri-
  • 三 【サン】 three
  • 十三 【ジュウサン】 thirteen, 13, king (playing card)
  • 七三 【シチサン】 7 or 3 ratio, hair parted on one side
  • 四三 【シソウ】 one four-of-a-kind and one three-of-a-kind in a dealt hand, three and a four (in dice games)

Kun reading compounds

  • 三 【さん】 three, tri-
  • 三十日 【みそか】 last day of the month
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 三つ折り 【みつおり】 threefold, folded in three
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 さ、 さい、 さえ、 さぶ、 ざ、 ざえ、 ざぶ、 そう、 ぞ、 ただ、 みつ、 みん、 も、 や
Chinese:
san1
Korean:
sam

Spanish

  • tres
  • 3

Portuguese

  • três

French

  • trois
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
23 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
10 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
8 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
4 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
22 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
4 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
5 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2423 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1689 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12 Morohashi
1924 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
8 New Nelson (John Haig)
3 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
3 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
21 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
10 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-2 SKIP code
1010.1 Four corner code
1-27-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e09 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
heavy, important, esteem, respect, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
193 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 重 【ジュウ】 jūbako, multi-tiered food box, heavy, serious, extreme, -fold, -ply
  • 重圧 【ジュウアツ】 strong pressure, heavy pressure
  • 九重 【ココノエ】 ninefold, imperial palace, the Court
  • 加重 【カジュウ】 weighting (in averaging), aggravation
  • 重複 【チョウフク】 duplication, repetition, overlapping, redundancy, restoration
  • 重厚 【ジュウコウ】 profound, deep, grave, solid, dignified, stately, solemn, massive, composed
  • 加重 【カジュウ】 weighting (in averaging), aggravation
  • 九重 【ココノエ】 ninefold, imperial palace, the Court

Kun reading compounds

  • 重 【え】 -fold, -ply
  • 八重 【やえ】 multilayered, doubled
  • 九重 【ここのえ】 ninefold, imperial palace, the Court
  • 重い 【おもい】 heavy, weighty, heavy (feeling), depressed, gloomy, blue, uneasy, slow, sluggish, lumbering, ponderous, clumsy, important (position, responsibility, etc.), serious, grave, serious (punishment, illness, etc.), severe, critical, solid, established, dignified, sensible
  • 重い腰を上げる 【おもいこしをあげる】 to get off one's backside, to bestir oneself
  • 重り 【おもり】 weight, sinker (fishing)
  • 重ねる 【かさねる】 to pile up, to heap up, to stack up, to put on top of another, to repeat many times over, to go through repeatedly, to accumulate
  • 重なる 【かさなる】 to be piled up, to lie on top of one another, to come one after another, to happen over and over, to pile up (e.g. stress), to accumulate, to overlap (each other), to occur at the same time, to happen simultaneously
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 重き 【おもき】 importance, emphasis, stress
  • 身重 【みおも】 pregnant
  • 気重 【きおも】 heavy-hearted

Readings

Japanese names:
さね、 しげ、 しげる
Chinese:
zhong4, chong2
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • pesado
  • importante
  • apilar
  • amontonar

Portuguese

  • pesado
  • empilhar
  • pilha de caixas
  • -dobrar

French

  • lourd
  • empiler
  • entasser
  • s'emboîter
  • - couches
245 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
326 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
311 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
155 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
224 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
161 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
266 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1017 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
227 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
227 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
115 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1802 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4390 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1691 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40132 Morohashi
3573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6207 New Nelson (John Haig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
136 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
330 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
0a9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-2 SKIP code
2-1-8 SKIP code
2010.4 Four corner code
1-29-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cd Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
play music, speak to a ruler, complete
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1067 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 奏 【ソウ】 report to the emperor
  • 奏功 【ソウコウ】 success, achievement, fruition
  • 合奏 【ガッソウ】 ensemble (e.g. orchestra, chamber group, etc.), concert
  • 四重奏 【シジュウソウ】 instrumental quartet

Kun reading compounds

  • 奏でる 【かなでる】 to play an instrument (esp. string instruments), to dance

Readings

Japanese names:
すすむ
Chinese:
zou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • dirigirse al emperador
  • tocar un instrumento
  • completar

Portuguese

  • tocar música
  • audiência
  • completar

French

  • jouer de la musique
  • concert
  • parler à l'Empereur
  • mener à bien
930 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
918 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
845 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1178 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1643 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1178 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
951 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1544 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1646 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1679 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
418 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3185 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1645 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1585 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5915 Morohashi
2577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1156 New Nelson (John Haig)
1571 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1693 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
890 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
4-9-4 SKIP code
5043.0 Four corner code
1-33-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
594f Unicode hex code