Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
fall, drop, come down, village, hamlet
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
420 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 落語 【ラクゴ】 rakugo, traditional Japanese comic storytelling, comic story (told by a professional storyteller)
  • 落書き 【ラクガキ】 scrawl, scribble, graffiti, doodle
  • 崩落 【ホウラク】 collapse, break, cave-in, crash, (market) decline
  • 当落 【トウラク】 result (of an election), success or defeat (in an election), winning or losing (a lottery, raffle, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 落ちる 【おちる】 to fall down, to drop, to fall (e.g. rain), to sink (e.g. sun or moon), to fall onto (e.g. light or one's gaze), to be used in a certain place (e.g. money), to be omitted, to be missing, to decrease, to sink, to fail (e.g. exam or class), to lose (contest, election, etc.), to crash, to degenerate, to degrade, to fall behind, to become indecent (of a conversation), to be ruined, to go under, to fade, to come out (e.g. a stain), to come off (e.g. makeup), to be removed (e.g. illness, possessing spirit, name on a list), to fall (into someone's hands), to become someone's possession, to fall (into a trap), to fall (for a trick), to give in, to give up, to confess, to flee, to fall, to be defeated, to surrender, to come to (in the end), to end in, to fall (in love, asleep, etc.), to swoon (judo), to consent, to understand, to go down (of a website, server, etc.), to crash, to log out (of an online game, chat room, etc.), to drop out, to leave, to go offline, to die, to move to the depths
  • 落ち 【おち】 slip, omission, upshot, denouement, outcome, final result, punch line (of a joke)
  • 落ち込む 【おちこむ】 to feel down, to feel sad, to be depressed, to be in low spirits, to be in a slump (business, economy, etc.), to be in an unfavourable condition, to fall into (e.g. a hole)
  • 付け落ち 【つけおち】 omission in a bill
  • 鳩尾 【みぞおち】 pit of the stomach, solar plexus, place where water falls
  • 落とす 【おとす】 to drop, to lose, to let fall, to shed (light), to cast (one's gaze), to pour in (liquid), to leave behind, to clean off (dirt, makeup, paint, etc.), to remove (e.g. stains or facial hair), to lose, to spend money at a certain place, to omit, to leave out, to secretly let escape, to lose (a match), to reject (an applicant), to fail (a course), to defeat (in an election), to lower (e.g. shoulders or voice), to lessen (e.g. production or body weight), to worsen (quality), to reduce (e.g. rank or popularity), to speak badly of, to make light of, to fall into straitened circumstances, to fall into (e.g. a dilemma or sin), to make one's own, to have one's bid accepted, to force surrender, to take (e.g. an enemy camp or castle), to forcefully convince, to press for a confession, to deal with, to download, to copy from a computer to another medium, to make someone swoon (judo), to finish a story (e.g. with the punch line), to finish (a period, e.g. of fasting), to win over, to seduce, to conquer (unwillingness)

Readings

Japanese names:
おち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
luo4, la4, lao4
Korean:
rag

Spanish

  • caer
  • ser inferior
  • ser omitido
  • suspender
  • caerse
  • dejar caer
  • perder

Portuguese

  • cair
  • gotejar
  • descer

French

  • tomber
  • chute
  • perdre
330 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
431 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
408 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
393 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4003 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
557 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
869 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1733 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
839 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
858 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
280 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
664 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2907 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1494 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2019 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
305 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31362P Morohashi
2318 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5130 New Nelson (John Haig)
299 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
320 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
327 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
414 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1977 2001 Kanji
3k9.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
4416.4 Four corner code
1-45-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
843d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
warrior, military, chivalry, arms
Kun:
たけたけ.し
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
387 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 武 【ブ】 the art of war, martial arts, military arts, military force, the sword, valor, bravery, military officer, military man
  • 武器 【ブキ】 weapon, arms, ordnance, weapon (something used to gain an advantage), asset
  • 文武 【ブンブ】 literary and military arts, the pen and the sword
  • 威武 【イブ】 authority and force
  • 武者 【ムシャ】 warrior
  • 武者修行 【ムシャシュギョウ】 traveling about to gain skill in combat (travelling)
  • 建武 【ケンム】 Kenmu era (of unified Japan) (1334.1.29-1336.2.29), Kenmu era (of the Northern Court) (1336.2.29-1338.8.28)
  • 玄武 【ゲンブ】 Black Tortoise (god said to rule over the northern heavens), seven mansions (Chinese constellations) of the northern heavens

Kun reading compounds

  • 武し 【たけし】 brave
  • 武し 【たけし】 brave

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 お、 たけし、 たけん、 ん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu3
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • guerrero
  • armas
  • valor

Portuguese

  • guerreiro
  • militar
  • cavalaria
  • armas

French

  • guerrier
  • militaire
  • chevalerie
  • armes
708 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
802 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
781 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
448 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
51 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
596 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
651 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
751 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1031 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1071 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1165 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1129 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3979 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2046 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
383 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16273 Morohashi
3210 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2959 New Nelson (John Haig)
377 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
403 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
461 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
694 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
4n5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-4 SKIP code
1314.0 Four corner code
1-41-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b66 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 person, -er, expert, geisha, prostitute
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
dilute, thin, weak (tea), pampas grass
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1009 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 薄弱 【ハクジャク】 feebleness, weakness, weak
  • 薄謝 【ハクシャ】 small consideration (remuneration, token of gratitude)
  • 肉薄 【ニクハク】 closing in on (the enemy, first place, etc.), coming close to, pressing hard, pressing hard (e.g. with a question), taking to task, grilling
  • 精薄 【セイハク】 mental retardation (pejorative), mentally retarded

Kun reading compounds

  • 薄い 【うすい】 thin, pale, light, faint, watery, thin, dilute, weak (taste, etc.), little (affection, etc.) not much (of a presence), slim (probability, etc.), small, sparse, patchy, scattered
  • 薄板 【うすいた】 laminate, veneer
  • 薄める 【うすめる】 to dilute, to water down
  • 薄まる 【うすまる】 to become weak
  • 薄らぐ 【うすらぐ】 to become thin, to fade, to grow pale
  • 薄れる 【うすれる】 to fade, to become dim
  • 薄 【すすき】 Japanese pampas grass (Miscanthus sinensis), maiden silvergrass, zebra grass
  • 花薄 【はなすすき】 Japanese pampas grass in ear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo2, bao2, bo4
Korean:
bag

Spanish

  • pálido
  • fino
  • delgado
  • diluirse
  • debilitarse
  • diluir
  • aclarar
  • palidecer
  • desvanecerse

Portuguese

  • diluir
  • fraco
  • ralo (chá)

French

  • fin
  • dilué
  • léger (thé)
1699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
975 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4075 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1091 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
874 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2569 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1449 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1542 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
799 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
671 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3004 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2093 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
232 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32083P Morohashi
2370 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5225 New Nelson (John Haig)
227 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
242 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1850 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1948 2001 Kanji
3k13.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4414.6 Four corner code
1-39-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8584 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
ear, ear (grain), head, crest (wave)
Kun:
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1656 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 穂状 【スイジョウ】 shaped like an ear of grain
  • 穂状花序 【スイジョウカジョ】 spike (inflorescence)
  • 花穂 【カスイ】 spike
  • 出穂 【シュッスイ】 appearance of ears of grain

Kun reading compounds

  • 穂 【ほ】 ear (of plant), head (of plant), point, tip, scion (in grafting), cion
  • 穂木 【ほぎ】 twig used in grafting, budwood
  • 花穂 【かすい】 spike
  • 瑞穂 【みずほ】 fresh, young ears of rice

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 こう、 のり、 ほい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sui4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • espiga
  • cresta (ola)

Portuguese

  • espiga (grão)
  • penacho (planta)
  • crista (onda)

French

  • épi
  • pointe
  • crête (vague)
1460 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1485 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3300 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1637 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1592 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2308 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1221 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1284 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1856 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1446 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1575 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1139 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
918 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25236P Morohashi
1232 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4168 New Nelson (John Haig)
909 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
975 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1786 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2258 2001 Kanji
5d10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-10 SKIP code
2593.6 Four corner code
1-42-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a42 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
dreadful, be frightened, fearful
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1325 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 畏怖 【イフ】 awe, fear, dread, fright
  • 死の恐怖 【シノキョウフ】 fear of death

Kun reading compounds

  • 怖い 【こわい】 scary, frightening, eerie, dreadful
  • 怖い顔 【こわいかお】 grim face, angry look
  • 怖がる 【こわがる】 to be afraid of, to fear, to dread, to be nervous (about), to be shy (of)
  • 怖じる 【おじる】 to be scared
  • 恐れる 【おそれる】 to fear, to be afraid of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bu4
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • temor
  • miedo
  • estar asustado

Portuguese

  • terrível
  • assustar-se
  • medroso

French

  • effrayant
  • affreux
  • épouvantable
  • faire peur
1749 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1593 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1662 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1784 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
534 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1814 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1959 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1451 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
810 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
353 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
219 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
263 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
630 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10450 Morohashi
296 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1817 New Nelson (John Haig)
623 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
670 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1173 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1144 2001 Kanji
4k5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
9402.7 Four corner code
1-41-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6016 Unicode hex code