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

7 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
status quo, conditions, circumstances, form, appearance
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
298 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 状 【ジョウ】 form, shape, appearance, state, condition, circumstances, letter, correspondence
  • 状況 【ジョウキョウ】 state of affairs (around you), situation, circumstances
  • 内情 【ナイジョウ】 internal conditions, true state of affairs
  • 形状 【ケイジョウ】 shape, form

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhuang4
Korean:
jang, sang

Spanish

  • estado
  • condición
  • circunstancias
  • situación

Portuguese

  • condicional
  • condições
  • circunstâncias
  • formulário
  • aparecimento

French

  • état des choses
  • conditions
  • circonstances
  • lettre
  • forme
  • apparence
818 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
739 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
717 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
414 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2839 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
512 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
727 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
365A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
626 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
636 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
829 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1296 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
244 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20257 Morohashi
272 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3556 New Nelson (John Haig)
239 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
430 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
672 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1263 2001 Kanji
2b5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3313.4 Four corner code
1-30-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72b6 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

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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

10 strokes
Radical:
run 走 (赱)
Parts:
rouse, wake up, get up
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
374 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 起源 【キゲン】 origin, beginning, source, rise
  • 起因 【キイン】 cause, origin
  • 突起 【トッキ】 protuberance, projection, prominence, bump, boss, process, apophysis
  • 決起 【ケッキ】 rising to action, standing up against, jumping to one's feet

Kun reading compounds

  • 起きる 【おきる】 to get up, to rise, to blaze up (fire), to wake up, to be awake, to stay awake, to occur (usu. of unfavourable incidents), to happen, to take place
  • 起こる 【おこる】 to occur, to happen
  • 起こす 【おこす】 to raise, to raise up, to set up, to pick up, to wake, to wake up, to waken, to awaken, to cause, to bring about, to lead to, to trigger, to give rise to, to create, to generate (e.g. heat, electricity), to produce, to start, to begin, to launch, to establish, to found, to set up, to open, to plough, to plow, to till, to fall ill with, to transcribe, to write down (what is spoken), to turn over (a card)
  • 起こす 【おこす】 to raise, to raise up, to set up, to pick up, to wake, to wake up, to waken, to awaken, to cause, to bring about, to lead to, to trigger, to give rise to, to create, to generate (e.g. heat, electricity), to produce, to start, to begin, to launch, to establish, to found, to set up, to open, to plough, to plow, to till, to fall ill with, to transcribe, to write down (what is spoken), to turn over (a card)
  • 起つ 【たつ】 to rise up, to initiate (political) action

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi3
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • despertar
  • levantarse
  • comenzar
  • comienzo
  • despertar a alguien

Portuguese

  • despertar
  • acordar
  • levantar

French

  • se lever
  • se réveiller
  • début
  • se produire
  • provoquer
181 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
268 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
250 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
443 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4541 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
579 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
256 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1262 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
373 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
374 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
128 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1755 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4099 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2079 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2818 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
532 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37048 Morohashi
3307 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5849 New Nelson (John Haig)
526 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
565 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
246 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
352 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1470 2001 Kanji
3b7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
4780.1 Four corner code
1-21-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d77 Unicode hex code