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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  • 英 【エイ】 United Kingdom, Britain, English (language)
  • 英語 【エイゴ】 English (language)
  • 蒲公英 【タンポポ】 dandelion (esp. species Taraxacum platycarpum)
  • 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

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 語 【ゴ】 word, language, speech
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of foreign languages, linguistics
  • 国語 【コクゴ】 national language, Japanese language (esp. as a school subject in Japan), one's native language, mother tongue, native Japanese words (as opposed to loanwords and Chinese-derived words)
  • 主語 【シュゴ】 subject

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
1-24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
Kun:
もともとい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
241 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 基 【キ】 group, (free) radical, counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
  • 基本 【キホン】 basics, fundamentals, basis, foundation
  • 塩基 【エンキ】 base
  • 開基 【カイキ】 founding (of a temple or sect), founder, laying the foundation (for something), base (topology), basis

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, base, mix, stock, (someone's) side, (someone's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause
  • 失敗は成功のもと 【しっぱいはせいこうのもと】 failure teaches success, failure is a stepping-stone to success
  • 生兵法は大怪我のもと 【なまびょうほうはおおけがのもと】 a little learning is a dangerous thing
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause

Readings

Japanese names:
きい、 とも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • fundamento
  • origen
  • base

Portuguese

  • fundamentais
  • radicais (Quim.)
  • comtador para máquinas
  • fundação

French

  • fondements
  • radical (chimie)
  • compteur de machines
  • fondations
755 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
670 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
641 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1098 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
691 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
354 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3312 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1783 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5197 Morohashi
2673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
251 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
726 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-8-3 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
1-20-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57fa Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
cornerstone, foundation stone
Kun:
いしずえ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1224 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 礎石 【ソセキ】 foundation stone, cornerstone
  • 礎材 【ソザイ】 foundation materials
  • 定礎 【テイソ】 laying a cornerstone (foundation stone)
  • 柱礎 【チュウソ】 plinth

Kun reading compounds

  • 礎 【いしずえ】 foundation stone, cornerstone
  • 礎を築く 【いしずえをきずく】 to lay the foundation (for)

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chu3
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • piedra angular
  • piedra base
  • fundamento

Portuguese

  • Pedra angular
  • pedra de fundação

French

  • première pierre
  • première angulaire
1512 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1268 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3222 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1701 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1576 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2730 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1515 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1616 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
692 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1412 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1595 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
842 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
401 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24522 Morohashi
1248 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4054 New Nelson (John Haig)
394 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
421 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1898 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3370 2001 Kanji
5a13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-13 SKIP code
1468.1 Four corner code
1-33-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
790e Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
ability, talent, skill, capacity
Kun:
よ.くあた.う
On:
ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
273 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 能 【ノウ】 talent, gift, function, noh (theatre)
  • 能力 【ノウリョク】 ability, faculty
  • 機能 【キノウ】 function, facility, faculty, feature
  • 有能 【ユウノウ】 able, capable, competent, talented, efficient

Kun reading compounds

  • 良く 【よく】 nicely, properly, well, skillfully, skilfully, frequently, often, I'm glad that you ..., thank you for ..., (you have) quite the nerve to, I don't know how you can ...
  • 良く良く 【よくよく】 exceedingly, very
  • 能う 【あたう】 to be able (to do), to be capable (of doing)
  • 能う限り 【あたうかぎり】 as much as possible, as far as possible, to the best of one's abilities

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 の、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
neng2
Korean:
neung, nae

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • talento
  • capacidad
  • aptitud
  • teatro japonés

Portuguese

  • capacidade
  • talento
  • habilidade

French

  • capacité
  • habileté
  • talent
  • adresse
691 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
787 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
766 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
341 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
416 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
847 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1397 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
386 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
387 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
411 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1018 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1676 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2023 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29454 Morohashi
1323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4809 New Nelson (John Haig)
2004 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2160 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
285 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
718 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
4b6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2121.1 Four corner code
2221.2 Four corner code
1-39-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80fd Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Kun:
ちから
On:
リョクリキリイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 力 【リョク】 strength, power, proficiency, ability
  • 力作 【リキサク】 painstaking piece of work, work of great effort, tour de force, outstanding work, toil, labor, labour
  • 努力 【ドリョク】 effort, exertion, endeavour, endeavor, hard work, striving
  • 協力 【キョウリョク】 cooperation, collaboration, help, support
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 錻力 【ブリキ】 tin plate
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength

Kun reading compounds

  • 力 【ちから】 force, strength, might, vigour, vigor, energy, capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty, efficacy, effect, effort, endeavours, endeavors, exertions, power, authority, influence, good offices, agency, support, help, aid, assistance, stress, emphasis, means, resources
  • 力強い 【ちからづよい】 powerful, strong, forceful, vigorous, reassuring, encouraging
  • 強い力 【つよいちから】 strong interaction, strong force
  • 弱い力 【よわいちから】 weak force, weak interaction

Readings

Japanese names:
じから、 つとむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
ryeog

Spanish

  • potencia
  • poder
  • fuerza
  • energía
  • vigor
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • força
  • forte
  • esforço
  • suportar
  • exercer

French

  • force
  • fort
  • puissance
  • tension
  • tenir le coup
  • s'efforcer
  • employer (force)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
74 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
69 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
715 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
53 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
11 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
100 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
207 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2288 Morohashi
3371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 New Nelson (John Haig)
858 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
922 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
38 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1645 2001 Kanji
2g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4002.7 Four corner code
1-46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
test, try, attempt, experiment, ordeal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
392 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 試 【シ】 testing, experiment, test, examination, exam, trial
  • 試合 【シアイ】 match, game, bout, contest
  • 公試 【コウシ】 national examinations
  • 考試 【コウシ】 test, exam

Kun reading compounds

  • 試みる 【こころみる】 to try, to attempt, to have a go (at something)
  • 試す 【ためす】 to attempt, to test, to try out
  • 試筋 【ためすじ】 patron, effective means

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • prueba
  • ensayo
  • experimento
  • probar
  • experimentar
  • intentar

Portuguese

  • teste
  • tentativa
  • testar
  • experimento
  • prova

French

  • test
  • essai
  • tentative
  • expérience
  • épreuve
416 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
525 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
499 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
409 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4361 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
354 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1932 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
526 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
535 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
795 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1680 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1925 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1025 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1385 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
360 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35415 Morohashi
1525 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5611 New Nelson (John Haig)
354 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
378 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
604 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
7a6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0364.0 Four corner code
1-27-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a66 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
verification, effect, testing
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
410 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 験 【ゲン】 effect, efficacy, omen
  • 検算 【ケンザン】 verification of accounts, checking figures, arithmetic check
  • 試験 【シケン】 examination, exam, test, trial, experiment, test
  • 経験 【ケイケン】 experience
  • 験 【ゲン】 effect, efficacy, omen
  • ゲン担ぎ 【ゲンカツギ】 superstition, acting superstitiously (for good luck)
  • 霊験 【レイゲン】 miraculous efficacy, miracle, miraculous virtue

Kun reading compounds

  • 徴 【しるし】 sign, indication, omen
  • 試す 【ためす】 to attempt, to test, to try out
  • 試し 【ためし】 trial, test

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan4
Korean:
heom

Spanish

  • prueba
  • intento
  • efecto

Portuguese

  • verificação
  • efeito
  • teste

French

  • vérification
  • examen
  • effet
600 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
500 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
475 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
404 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5220 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
355 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
282 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
532 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
541 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1920 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1192 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1999 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44835 Morohashi
1833 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6758 New Nelson (John Haig)
1980 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2134 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
385 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
635 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3463 2001 Kanji
10a8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
7833.6 Four corner code
1-24-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9a13 Unicode hex code