Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece
Kun:
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
414 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 葉 【ヨウ】 counter for leaves, pieces of paper, etc., counter for boats
  • 葉胃 【ヨウイ】 omasum, psalterium, third compartment of the stomach in ruminants
  • 枝葉 【シヨウ】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 中葉 【チュウヨウ】 about the middle (of an era), middle lobe (right lung), median lobe (prostate)

Kun reading compounds

  • 葉 【は】 leaf, blade (of grass), (pine) needle
  • 葉書 【はがき】 postcard, memo, note, card
  • 枝葉 【しよう】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 一葉 【いちよう】 one leaf, one page, one sheet, one card, one photo, one boat

Readings

Japanese names:
よ、 わ
Chinese:
xie2, ye4, she4
Korean:
yeob, seob

Spanish

  • hoja
  • contador de cosas planas
  • follaje

Portuguese

  • folha
  • avião
  • ponta
  • agulha
  • lâmina
  • lança
  • sufixo p/ contagem de coisas chatas

French

  • feuille
  • lobe
  • aiguille
  • brin (herbe)
  • fragment
  • compteur d'objets plats
327 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
428 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
405 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
405 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4001 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
179 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
870 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
253 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
569 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
663 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2912 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1497 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2024 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
233 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31387P Morohashi
2321 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5129 New Nelson (John Haig)
228 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
243 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
275 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
412 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k9.21 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
45-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8449 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
month, moon
Kun:
つき
On:
ゲツガツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
23 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 月 【ゲツ】 Monday
  • 月額 【ゲツガク】 monthly amount (sum)
  • 隔月 【カクゲツ】 every second month, every other month
  • 望月 【モチヅキ】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar calendar, full moon of the eighth lunar month
  • 月中 【ゲツチュウ】 (for the) whole month
  • 月輪 【ゲツリン】 (full) moon, moon when it's round
  • 旧正月 【キュウショウガツ】 lunar New Year (esp. the Chinese New Year)
  • お正月 【オショウガツ】 New Year (esp. first three days), first month of the year, January

Kun reading compounds

  • 月 【つき】 moon, month
  • 月末 【げつまつ】 end of the month
  • 卯月 【うづき】 fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 祥月 【しょうつき】 month of a person's death

Readings

Japanese names:
おと、 がっ、 す、 ずき、 もり
Chinese:
yue4
Korean:
weol

Spanish

  • mes
  • luna

Portuguese

  • mês
  • lua

French

  • lune
  • mois
12 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
16 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
26 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
13 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
59 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
80 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
17 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
17 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
17 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1002 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3674 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2556 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
13 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14330 Morohashi
2956 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2530 New Nelson (John Haig)
13 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
13 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
66 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
28 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3946 2001 Kanji
4b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
23-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6708 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
picture, drawing, painting, sketch
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
895 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 絵画 【カイガ】 painting, picture
  • 絵画館 【カイガカン】 art or picture gallery
  • 絵 【エ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch, (video) footage, image, picture
  • 絵の具 【エノグ】 paint, coloring materials, colors, colours
  • 巴 【トモエ】 tomoe, heraldic design composed of two or more interlocked comma-shaped figures
  • 踏み絵 【フミエ】 fumi-e, fumie, tablet bearing Christian images, on which Edo-period authorities forced suspected Christians to trample, allegiance test, loyalty test

Readings

Chinese:
hui4
Korean:
hoe

Spanish

  • cuadro
  • dibujo
  • pintura

Portuguese

  • gravura
  • desenho
  • pintura
  • esboço

French

  • image
  • dessin
  • peinture
  • esquisse
172 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
95 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
89 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
976 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3537 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
380 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
819 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2332 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
345 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
345 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
617 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1530 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1704 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1358 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27464P Morohashi
1346 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4488 New Nelson (John Haig)
1346 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1446 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
214 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2771 2001 Kanji
6a6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
2893.1 Four corner code
19-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d75 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth
Kun:
ことわり
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
86 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 理 【リ】 reason, principle, logic, general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon), (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos
  • 理科 【リカ】 science (inc. mathematics, medicine, etc.), natural science, science department (university), science course, science (as a school subject)
  • 合理 【ゴウリ】 rationality
  • 経理 【ケイリ】 accounting, administration (of money)

Kun reading compounds

  • 理 【ことわり】 reason, logic, sense, natural way of things

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 おさむ、 さと、 さとる、 ただ、 ただし、 とおる、 に、 のり、 ひ、 まこと、 まさ、 まさし、 まろ、 みち、 よし
Chinese:
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • lógica
  • razón
  • preparar

Portuguese

  • lógica
  • arranjo
  • razão
  • justiça
  • verdade

French

  • logique
  • principe
  • raison
  • justice
  • vérité
333 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
239 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
220 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
95 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2942 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
104 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
217 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1361 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
143 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
143 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
241 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1321 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1220 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
881 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
271 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21014 Morohashi
970 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3644 New Nelson (John Haig)
265 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
283 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
59 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
212 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
1611.4 Four corner code
45-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7406 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
slash 丿
Parts:
from, possessive particle, whereupon, accordingly
Kun:
すなわ.ちなんじ
On:
ナイダイアイ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1978 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 乃至 【ナイシ】 from ... to, between ... and, or
  • 乃公 【ダイコウ】 I, me
  • 乃公 【ダイコウ】 I, me
  • 乃公出でずんば 【ダイコウイデズンバ】 what will happen to everyone else if I am not the one who goes?
  • 乃 【ノ】 's, of, belonging to

Kun reading compounds

  • 乃 【の】 's, of, belonging to
  • 即ち 【すなわち】 that is, namely, i.e.

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ、 お、 のり
Chinese:
nai3
Korean:
nae

Spanish

  • de (partícula posesiva)
  • qué hora

Portuguese

French

  • enclitique "no"
  • de
  • a la suite de quoi
  • par conséquence
1960 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
145 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1962 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
27 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2003 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3643 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1858 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2535 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
693 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
113 Morohashi
2927 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
42 New Nelson (John Haig)
686 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
741 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3545 2001 Kanji
0a2.10 The Kanji Dictionary
3-1-1 SKIP code
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
3-2-1 SKIP code
1722.7 Four corner code
39-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e43 Unicode hex code