Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
stalk, stem
Kun:
くき
On:
ケイキョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2013 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 茎頂 【ケイチョウ】 tip of a stem (of a plant)
  • 茎葉 【ケイヨウ】 stems and leaves
  • 塊茎 【カイケイ】 tuber
  • 包茎 【ホウケイ】 phimosis
  • 包茎 【ホウケイ】 phimosis
  • 陰茎 【インケイ】 penis

Kun reading compounds

  • 茎 【くき】 stalk, stem
  • 茎茶 【くきちゃ】 twig tea, stem tea, kukicha, tea made from twigs pruned from the tea plant during its dormant season
  • 水茎 【みずぐき】 writing brush, writing, handwriting
  • 一茎 【ひとくき】 one stem

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • tallo
  • caña
  • raíz

Portuguese

  • caule
  • talo

French

  • tige
  • queue
1194 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1995 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1291 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1700 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
684 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1474 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1571 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1836 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
647 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2788 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1432 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
722 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30861PX Morohashi
2242 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4991 New Nelson (John Haig)
715 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
772 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1214 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3k5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
1-23-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
830e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
milk, breasts
Kun:
ちち
On:
ニュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1289 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 乳製品 【ニュウセイヒン】 dairy products
  • 乳児 【ニュウジ】 infant (below 1 year old), suckling baby
  • 豆乳 【トウニュウ】 soy milk
  • 生乳 【セイニュウ】 raw milk

Kun reading compounds

  • 乳 【ちち】 milk, breast, loop, decorative bump (on a hanging bell)
  • 乳首 【ちくび】 nipple, teat
  • 無い乳 【ないちち】 very small breasts
  • 貰い乳 【もらいぢち】 having one's baby nursed by another woman, wet-nursing, breast milk received from another woman
  • 乳 【ちち】 milk, breast, loop, decorative bump (on a hanging bell)
  • 乳房 【ちぶさ】 breast, udder
  • 無い乳 【ないちち】 very small breasts
  • 貰い乳 【もらいぢち】 having one's baby nursed by another woman, wet-nursing, breast milk received from another woman

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ru3
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • leche
  • pecho

Portuguese

  • leite
  • peitos

French

  • lait
  • seins
961 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
951 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
873 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
266 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1216 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
291 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
939 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
969 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
821 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
29 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1823 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1306 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
737 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
190X Morohashi
1438 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
61 New Nelson (John Haig)
729 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
786 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
871 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2056 2001 Kanji
3n4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-1 SKIP code
1-6-1 SKIP code
2241.0 Four corner code
1-38-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e73 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
Variants:
stab, protruding, thrust, pierce, prick, collision, sudden
Kun:
つ.く
On:
トツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
521 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 突入 【トツニュウ】 rushing into, breaking into, storming, plunging into (war, etc.), embarking on (a new venture)
  • 突然 【トツゼン】 abrupt, sudden, unexpected
  • 強制衝突 【キョウセイショウトツ】 collision enforcement
  • 非弾性衝突 【ヒダンセイショウトツ】 inelastic collision

Kun reading compounds

  • 突く 【つく】 to prick, to stab, to poke, to prod, to push, to thrust, to nudge, to hit, to strike, to use (a cane), to prop oneself up with, to press against (the floor, etc.), to attack, to brave (the rain, etc.)
  • 突棒 【つくぼう】 barbed T-shaped weapon for catching thieves (Edo period)
  • 麦突 【むぎつく】 Pungtungia herzi (species of cyprinid)
  • 剣突く 【けんつく】 rough scolding, upbraiding, tongue-lashing, dressing-down

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu2, tu1
Korean:
dol

Spanish

  • súbito
  • repentino
  • empuje
  • colisión
  • empujar
  • impulsar
  • impeler

Portuguese

  • apunhalar
  • perfurar
  • empurrar
  • empurrão
  • furar

French

  • poignarder
  • saillant
  • irruption
  • enfoncer
  • percer
  • piquer
1668 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
574 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3316 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
913 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
785 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
722 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
898 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
920 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1121 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1453 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2772 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1421 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1918 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25424 Morohashi
2230 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4191 New Nelson (John Haig)
1319 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1416 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1213 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
763 2001 Kanji
3m5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3043.0 Four corner code
1-38-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a81 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
cavity, hole, slit, very, great, exceedingly
Kun:
あな
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2052 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 孔子 【コウシ】 Confucius
  • 孔隙率 【コウゲキリツ】 porosity
  • 瞳孔 【ドウコウ】 pupil (of the eye)
  • 鰓孔 【エラアナ】 gill slit, pharyngeal slit
  • 孔雀 【クジャク】 peafowl (incl. the male peacock, female peahen, and young peachick)
  • 孔子 【コウシ】 Confucius

Kun reading compounds

  • 穴 【あな】 hole, opening, perforation, pit, hollow, hole (in the ground, etc.), burrow, den, lair, holt, hole, deficit, shortage, missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.), vacancy, opening, flaw, well-kept secret place, upset victory (with a large payoff), pit (of a theater), hiding place, hideout, underbelly (of society, etc.)
  • 巣穴 【すあな】 nesting hole, burrow, den
  • 音孔 【おとあな】 tone hole

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kong3
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cavidad
  • agujero
  • raja
  • grieta

Portuguese

  • Cavidade
  • buraco
  • fenda
  • muito
  • grande
  • excessivamente

French

  • cavité
  • trou
  • fente
  • très
  • grand
  • extrêmement
1241 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1755 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1265 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1203 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
58 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
940 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
970 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1881 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
456 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
205 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
131 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
97 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6933 Morohashi
179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1282 New Nelson (John Haig)
96 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
100 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1028 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3556 2001 Kanji
2c1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
1-2-1 SKIP code
1241.0 Four corner code
1-25-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b54 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
73 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 動 【ドウ】 motion
  • 動員 【ドウイン】 mobilization, mobilisation
  • 人事異動 【ジンジイドウ】 personnel change, personnel shift, reshuffle, (annual) staff reassignment
  • 異動 【イドウ】 change (personnel), transfer, reshuffle

Kun reading compounds

  • 動く 【うごく】 to move, to stir, to shift, to shake, to swing, to operate, to run, to go, to work, to make a move, to take action, to act, to go into action, to be touched, to be influenced, to change, to vary, to fluctuate, to waver, to be transferred
  • 動く歩道 【うごくほどう】 moving walkway, moving sidewalk, travelator
  • 動かす 【うごかす】 to move, to shift, to stir, to budge, to change position, to inspire, to rouse, to move (e.g. feeling), to influence, to change, to alter, to deny, to operate, to set in motion, to get going, to mobilize (e.g. troops), to mobilise, to deploy, to manage (e.g. funds)

Readings

Japanese names:
るぎ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mover
  • movimiento
  • moverse
  • trasladar

Portuguese

  • mover
  • movimento
  • mudança
  • jáfusão
  • trocar
  • agitar

French

  • bouger
  • mouvement
  • changement
  • confusion
  • secouer
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
384 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
362 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
86 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
169 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
231 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
64 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2232 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2390 Morohashi
1778 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
549 New Nelson (John Haig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
47 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
385 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2245 2001 Kanji
2g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-2 SKIP code
2412.7 Four corner code
1-38-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d5 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
Variants:
vein, pulse, hope
Kun:
すじ
On:
ミャク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1477 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 脈 【ミャク】 pulse, vein, chain (of mountains, etc.), hope, thread (of an argument)
  • 脈拍 【ミャクハク】 pulse, pulse rate, pulsation, stroke of pulse
  • 大動脈 【ダイドウミャク】 aorta, important traffic route
  • 動脈 【ドウミャク】 artery

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo4, mai4
Korean:
maeg

Spanish

  • vena
  • pulso
  • esperanza

Portuguese

  • veia
  • pulso
  • esperança

French

  • veine
  • pouls
  • chaîne (montagne)
  • espoir
517 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
618 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
589 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1454 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3764 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
813 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
913 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
935 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1353 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1033 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
648 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1873 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29470 Morohashi
953 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4805 New Nelson (John Haig)
1856 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2000 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
557 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3965 2001 Kanji
4b6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
7223.2 Four corner code
1-44-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8108 Unicode hex code