Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
renowned, publish, write, remarkable, phenomenal, put on, don, wear, arrival, finish (race), counter for suits of clothing, literary work
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
849 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 著 【チョ】 work, book, (a book) by, obvious, striking
  • 著作 【チョサク】 writing, book
  • 近著 【キンチョ】 recent work
  • 共著 【キョウチョ】 collaboration, co-authorship
  • 着する 【チャクスル】 to arrive, to reach, to adhere, to insist on, to put on, to wear

Kun reading compounds

  • 著す 【あらわす】 to write, to publish
  • 著しい 【いちじるしい】 striking, remarkable, considerable

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4, zhe5, zhao1, zhao2, zhu3, zi1
Korean:
jeo, chag

Spanish

  • expresar
  • publicar
  • escribir
  • notable
  • eminente

Portuguese

  • renomado
  • publico
  • notável
  • fenomenal
  • vestido
  • vestir
  • usar
  • elevado chegada/ fim (corrida)
  • sufixo para contagem de vestuário

French

  • renommé
  • publier
  • écrire
  • remarquable
  • phénoménal
  • porter
  • arrivée
  • auteur
  • ouvrage littéraire
  • compteur de vêtements
843 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
949 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
937 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
773 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3983 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
580 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
871 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1445 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
859 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
878 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1031 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
661 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2869 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1480 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1993 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1266 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31302 Morohashi
2300 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5098 New Nelson (John Haig)
1258 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1347 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
928 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
3k8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3-7-4 SKIP code
4460.4 Four corner code
35-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8457 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code