Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
England, English, hero, outstanding, calyx
Kun:
はなぶさ
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
430 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 英 【エイ】 United Kingdom, Britain, English (language)
  • 英語 【エイゴ】 English (language)
  • 育英 【イクエイ】 education of gifted young people, providing financial support to gifted students, education
  • 和英 【ワエイ】 Japanese-English, Japanese-English dictionary

Kun reading compounds

  • 花房 【はなぶさ】 calyx, corolla

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あい、 え、 すぐる、 はな、 ひ、 ひで、 よし、 ら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying1
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • Inglaterra
  • excelente

Portuguese

  • Inglaterra
  • Inglês

French

  • Angleterre
  • anglais
  • fleur éclose
  • brillant
353 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
449 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
426 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
449 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3927 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
377 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
244 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
693 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
353 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
354 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
155 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
644 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2782 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1427 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1925 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1757 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30808P Morohashi
2238 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5008 New Nelson (John Haig)
1741 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1878 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
361 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
495 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1963 2001 Kanji
3k5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4453.0 Four corner code
1-17-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82f1 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
good luck, joy, congratulations
Kun:
よし
On:
キチキツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
711 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 吉 【キチ】 good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness, unspecified day of the month (used to obscure the date a letter, invitation, etc. was written)
  • 吉祥天 【キッショウテン】 Sri-mahadevi (consort of Vaishravana)
  • 大吉 【ダイキチ】 excellent luck
  • 小吉 【ショウキチ】 slightly good luck (as a fortune telling result)
  • 吉 【キチ】 good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness, unspecified day of the month (used to obscure the date a letter, invitation, etc. was written)
  • 吉事 【キチジ】 auspicious event
  • 嘉吉 【カキツ】 Kakitsu era (1441.2.17-1444.2.5)
  • 勿吉 【モッキツ】 Mohe (one of the Tungusic-speaking tribes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 吉川神道 【よしかわしんとう】 Yoshikawa Shinto (Confucianist form of Shinto, stripped of Buddhist influence)
  • 吉牛 【よしぎゅう】 Yoshinoya gyudon (beef on rice)
  • 土吉 【つちよし】 earth form of "good luck" character
  • 豊臣秀吉 【とよとみひでよし】 Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 き、 きっ、 きる、 こし、 と、 よ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
gil

Spanish

  • buena suerte
  • alegría
  • felicitaciones

Portuguese

  • boa sorte
  • prazer
  • congratulações

French

  • bonne chance
  • joie
  • félicitations
1142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
464 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1053 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
990 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1124 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
278 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
893 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
282 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1369 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
326 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3289 Morohashi
2167 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
711 New Nelson (John Haig)
320 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
342 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
199 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1064 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3p3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4060.1 Four corner code
1-21-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5409 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
profit, advantage, benefit
Kun:
き.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
203 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 利 【リ】 advantage, benefit, profit, interest
  • 利上げ 【リアゲ】 increase in interest rates
  • 低利 【テイリ】 low interest rate
  • 水利 【スイリ】 utilization of water, water supply, irrigation, water transportation, navigability (e.g. of a river)

Kun reading compounds

  • 効く 【きく】 to be effective, to take effect, to be good (for), to work, to function well, to be possible (to do, use, etc.), to be able to, to taste (alcohol), to try

Readings

Japanese names:
かが、 と、 とし、 のり、 み、 りい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • ganancia
  • ventaja
  • beneficio
  • ser efectivo

Portuguese

  • lucro
  • vantagem
  • benefício

French

  • profit
  • avantage
  • bénéfice
528 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
626 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
596 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
219 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
200 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
355 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
436 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
329 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
329 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
248 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
189 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1431 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
757 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1029 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
915 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1932 Morohashi
1114 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
466 New Nelson (John Haig)
906 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
972 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
180 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
491 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2243 2001 Kanji
5d2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
2290.0 Four corner code
1-45-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5229 Unicode hex code