Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
young, if, perhaps, possibly, low number, immature
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
458 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 若年 【ジャクネン】 youth
  • 若僧 【ニャクソウ】 young monk, boy monk
  • 老若 【ロウニャク】 young and old, all ages
  • 瞠若 【ドウジャク】 (staring in) astonishment, amazement
  • 若僧 【ニャクソウ】 young monk, boy monk
  • 若道 【ニャクドウ】 homosexuality, pederasty
  • 老若 【ロウニャク】 young and old, all ages
  • 若僧 【ニャクソウ】 young monk, boy monk
  • 若道 【ニャクドウ】 homosexuality, pederasty
  • 般若 【ハンニャ】 prajna (wisdom required to attain enlightenment), noh mask of a grinning, horned demoness (represents a woman's rage and jealousy), family crest designed after the Hannya noh mask, dreadful face (esp. of a woman driven mad by jealousy), terrifying facial expression
  • 麦般若 【ムギハンニャ】 beer

Kun reading compounds

  • 若い 【わかい】 young, youthful, immature, green, low (number), small
  • 若い頃 【わかいころ】 one's youth, early life, one's early days, one's early years
  • 若し 【もし】 if, in case, supposing
  • 若しかしたら 【もしかしたら】 perhaps, maybe, perchance, by some chance, by any chance
  • 若しくは 【もしくは】 or, otherwise
  • 如し 【ごとし】 like, as if, the same as

Readings

Japanese names:
わく、 わこ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ruo4, re3
Korean:
yag, ya

Spanish

  • joven
  • algunos
  • posiblemente
  • de otra forma

Portuguese

  • jovem
  • se
  • talvez
  • possivelmente
  • número baixo
  • imaturo

French

  • jeune
  • si
  • peut-être
  • ou bien
  • petit nombre
  • inexpérimenté
  • immature
896 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
886 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
372 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3926 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
982 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
863 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
692 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
544 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
553 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
125 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
648 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2785 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1430 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1928 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
228 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30796P Morohashi
2241 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5007 New Nelson (John Haig)
223 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
237 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
391 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
864 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1977 2001 Kanji
3k5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4460.4 Four corner code
1-28-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82e5 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
year, counter for years
Kun:
とし
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
6 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 年 【ネン】 year, counter for years (e.g. of an era), grades (e.g. school), period of an apprentice's contract (usu. ten years)
  • 年会 【ネンカイ】 conference, annual convention
  • 往年 【オウネン】 years gone by, earlier years, former years, the past
  • 平年 【ヘイネン】 non-leap year, normal year (esp. as pertains to weather patterns, vegetative growth, harvest yields, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 年 【とし】 year, age, years, past one's prime, old age
  • 年明け 【としあけ】 beginning of the year, early in the New Year
  • いい年 【いいとし】 mature age, advanced age, maturity, age when one is old enough to know better
  • 御年 【おんとし】 age (esp. advanced)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nian2
Korean:
nyeon

Spanish

  • año
  • edad

Portuguese

  • Ano

French

  • année
  • compteur d'années
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
64 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
3 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
64 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
51 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
45 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
574 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2528 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1045 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9168 Morohashi
2035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 New Nelson (John Haig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
13 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
51 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
8050.0 Four corner code
1-39-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e74 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
acknowledge, witness, discern, recognize, appreciate, believe
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
198 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 認識 【ニンシキ】 recognition, awareness, perception, understanding, knowledge, cognition, cognizance, cognisance
  • 認可 【ニンカ】 approval, license, licence, permission
  • 公認 【コウニン】 official recognition, authorization, authorisation, licence, license, accreditation
  • 追認 【ツイニン】 ratification, confirmation

Kun reading compounds

  • 認める 【みとめる】 to recognize, to recognise, to observe, to notice, to deem, to judge, to assess, to approve, to deem acceptable, to allow, to admit, to accept, to confess (to a charge), to watch steadily, to observe carefully, to renown, to give renown to, to appreciate, to acknowledge
  • 認める 【したためる】 to write (e.g. a letter), to draw up (a document), to take down (e.g. notes), to have (lunch, dinner, etc.), to eat

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren4
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • reconocer
  • admitir
  • consentir

Portuguese

  • reconhecer
  • testemunhar
  • discernir
  • apreciar
  • acreditar

French

  • reconnaître
  • approuver
  • certifier
  • distinguer
  • apprécier
  • croire
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
962 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
952 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
363 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4370 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
649 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
903 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
738 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
751 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
668 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1690 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1948 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
605 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35502P Morohashi
1546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5623 New Nelson (John Haig)
598 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
643 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
357 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
978 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3058 2001 Kanji
7a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0763.2 Four corner code
1-39-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a8d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
arrow
Parts:
know, wisdom
Kun:
し.るし.らせる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
205 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 知 【チ】 wisdom, jnana (higher knowledge)
  • 知恵 【チエ】 wisdom, wit, sagacity, sense, intelligence, prajna (insight leading to enlightenment)
  • 認知 【ニンチ】 acknowledgement, acknowledgment, recognition, cognition
  • 熟知 【ジュクチ】 being familiar with, having a thorough knowledge of, being well-informed about

Kun reading compounds

  • 知る 【しる】 to be aware of, to know, to be conscious of, to cognize, to cognise, to notice, to feel, to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to remember, to be acquainted with (a procedure), to experience, to go through, to learn, to be acquainted with (a person), to get to know, to concern
  • 知る限り 【しるかぎり】 as far as I know
  • 吾唯足知 【われただたるをしる】 I am content with what I am (have), Rich is the person who is content with what he is
  • 知らせる 【しらせる】 to notify, to advise, to inform

Readings

Japanese names:
さと、 さとる、 しり、 しれ、 とも、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1, zhi4
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • conocer
  • saber
  • entender

Portuguese

  • saber
  • sabedoria

French

  • savoir
  • sagesse
112 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
186 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
169 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
207 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
196 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
229 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
636 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
214 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
214 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
143 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1394 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1446 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
768 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1231 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23935 Morohashi
1127 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3978 New Nelson (John Haig)
1223 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1308 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
73 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
160 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
3d5.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
8640.0 Four corner code
1-35-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77e5 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
symptoms, illness
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1111 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 症 【ショウ】 illness
  • 症候群 【ショウコウグン】 syndrome
  • 自閉症 【ジヘイショウ】 autism
  • 後遺症 【コウイショウ】 prognostic symptoms, after-effect

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4, zheng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • síntoma
  • señal
  • enfermedad

Portuguese

  • sintomas
  • doença

French

  • symptôme
  • maladie
1397 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
955 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3039 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1563 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1545 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1318 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1400 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1363 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1350 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4065 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2062 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2794 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1701 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22140 Morohashi
3280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3795 New Nelson (John Haig)
1685 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1816 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
573 2001 Kanji
5i5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-5 SKIP code
0011.1 Four corner code
1-30-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
75c7 Unicode hex code