Jisho

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11 strokes (also 12)
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
arrowroot, kudzu
Kun:
つづらくず
On:
カツカチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1547 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Kun reading compounds

  • 葛 【くず】 kudzu (Pueraria montana), Japanese arrowroot, Chinese moonseed (Sinomenium acutum)
  • 葛籠 【つづら】 wicker clothes hamper
  • 熊葛 【くまつづら】 common vervain (Verbena officinalis), common verbena
  • 葛 【くず】 kudzu (Pueraria montana), Japanese arrowroot, Chinese moonseed (Sinomenium acutum)
  • 葛餡 【くずあん】 kudzu sauce

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 かず、 かずら、 かっ、 かつら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ge3, ge2
Korean:
gal

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3997 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1994 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2905 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2017 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31420X Morohashi
5060 New Nelson (John Haig)
2398 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
492 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k9.22 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
2-4-9 SKIP code
4472.7 Four corner code
1-19-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
845b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
Variants:
decorate, ornament, adorn, embellish
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1193 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 飾緒 【ショクショ】 aiguillette (ornamental braided cord)
  • 服飾 【フクショク】 clothing and accessories, attire
  • 潤色 【ジュンショク】 rhetorical flourishes

Kun reading compounds

  • 飾る 【かざる】 to decorate, to ornament, to adorn, to display, to exhibit, to put on show, to arrange, to mark (e.g. the day with a victory), to adorn (e.g. the front page), to grace (e.g. the cover), to affect (a manner), to keep up (appearances), to embellish, to dress up, to be showy, to be pretentious
  • 飾り 【かざり】 decoration, ornament, trimmings
  • 飾り気 【かざりけ】 affectation, showiness, pretence
  • 蓬莱飾り 【ほうらいかざり】 Kansai New Year decoration (made from food)
  • 松飾り 【まつかざり】 New Year's pine decorations

Readings

Japanese names:
しか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sig

Spanish

  • decorar
  • ornamentar
  • adornar
  • embellecer

Portuguese

  • decorar
  • ornamento
  • adornar
  • embelezar

French

  • décorer
  • orner
  • parer
  • embellir
1427 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
972 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5161 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1014 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1906 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2164 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
979 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1013 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
603 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1906 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2150 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1530 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1489 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44111P Morohashi
1717 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6683 New Nelson (John Haig)
1477 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1587 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2844 2001 Kanji
8b5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8872.7 Four corner code
1-30-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98fe Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
ward, district
On:
オウコウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
137 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 区 【ク】 ward, borough, city (in Tokyo), district (e.g. electoral), section, zone (e.g. postal)
  • 区域 【クイキ】 limits, boundary, domain, zone, sphere, territory, area (e.g. in programming languages)
  • 学区 【ガック】 school district, school area
  • 鉱区 【コウク】 mining area, mine lot

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu1, ou1
Korean:
gu, u

Spanish

  • barrio
  • distrito
  • sección

Portuguese

  • waº
  • distrito

French

  • circonscription
  • arrondissement
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
282 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
465 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
67 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
757 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
131 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
183 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
548 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
233 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3681 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2674 Morohashi
2963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1696 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1831 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7171.4 Four corner code
1-22-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533a Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
Variants:
tortoise, turtle
Kun:
かめ
On:
キュウキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1353 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 亀裂 【キレツ】 crack, crevice, fissure, chap, rift
  • 亀甲 【キッコウ】 tortoise shell
  • 霊亀 【レイキ】 mysterious turtle (an omen of good luck), Reiki era (715.9.2-717.11.17)
  • 宝亀 【ホウキ】 Hōki era (770.10.1-781.1.1)

Kun reading compounds

  • 亀 【かめ】 tortoise, turtle, heavy drinker, turtle crest, turtle mon
  • 亀綾 【かめあや】 high-quality glossy white habutai silk, raw silk twill fabric with fine diamond pattern
  • お亀 【おかめ】 homely woman (esp. one with a small low nose, high flat forehead, and bulging cheeks), plain woman, soba in soup with slices of boiled fish paste, shiitake mushrooms, greens, seaweed, etc.
  • 出歯亀 【でばかめ】 voyeur, Peeping Tom

Readings

Japanese names:
ひさ、 ひさし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gui1, jun1, qiu1
Korean:
gwi, gyun

Spanish

  • tortuga

Portuguese

French

  • tortue
1288 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5445 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1921 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2284 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1889 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2637 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1346 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1826 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
540 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
210 Morohashi
2128 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
62 New Nelson (John Haig)
534 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
573 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2n9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2771.6 Four corner code
1-21-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e80 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
possess, have, exist, happen, occur, approx
Kun:
あ.る
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
282 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 有 【ユウ】 existence, possession, having, limited company
  • 有意義 【ユウイギ】 significant, useful, meaningful, worthwhile, valuable, of interest
  • 領有 【リョウユウ】 possession (esp. of a territory)
  • 公有 【コウユウ】 public ownership, public domain
  • 有 【ウ】 bhava (becoming, existence)
  • 有無 【ウム】 existence or nonexistence, presence or absence, consent or refusal, yes or no
  • 領有 【リョウユウ】 possession (esp. of a territory)
  • 公有 【コウユウ】 public ownership, public domain

Kun reading compounds

  • 有る 【ある】 to be, to exist, to live, to have, to be located, to be equipped with, to happen, to come about
  • ある限り 【あるかぎり】 all (there is), as long as there is

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あら、 あり、 ある、 くに、 なお、 ゆ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you3, you4
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • existir
  • poseer
  • tener
  • ser

Portuguese

  • possuir
  • ter
  • existir
  • acontecer
  • ocorrer
  • aproximadamente
  • haver

French

  • posséder
  • avoir
  • être
  • arriver (se passer)
523 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
423 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
401 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
268 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3727 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
267 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
193 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
303 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
265 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
347 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1003 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1895 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2576 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
79 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14332 Morohashi
2983 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4756 New Nelson (John Haig)
79 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
83 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
245 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
273 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1446 2001 Kanji
4b2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
1-45-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6709 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
public, prince, official, governmental
Kun:
おおやけ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
118 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 公 【コウ】 public matter, governmental matter, prince, duke, lord, sir, familiar or derogatory suffix
  • 公安 【コウアン】 public safety, public welfare
  • 王侯 【オウコウ】 king and princes, noble rank
  • 大公 【タイコウ】 archduke
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court
  • 公廨 【クガイ】 government office
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 公 【おおやけ】 official, governmental, formal, public (use, matter, forum, etc.), common, being public knowledge, being out in the open, exposure to public view
  • 公所 【おおやけどころ】 imperial court, government office, imperial land, government land

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 き、 きみ、 きん、 たか、 ただし、 とも、 ひろ、 まさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • público
  • imparcial
  • oficial

Portuguese

  • público
  • príncipe
  • oficial
  • governamental

French

  • public
  • prince
  • officiel
  • gouvernemental
210 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
277 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
122 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
579 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
219 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
156 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
126 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
152 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1452 Morohashi
1974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
372 New Nelson (John Haig)
784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
212 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
92 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2071 2001 Kanji
2o2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8073.0 Four corner code
8073.2 Four corner code
1-24-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
park, garden, yard, farm
Kun:
その
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
628 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 園 【ソノ】 garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation, place, location
  • 園芸 【エンゲイ】 horticulture, gardening
  • 花園 【ハナゾノ】 flower garden
  • 霊園 【レイエン】 (garden) cemetery, park-style cemetery, memorial park

Kun reading compounds

  • 園 【その】 garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation, place, location
  • 園生 【えんせい】 garden (esp. with trees), park
  • 竹の園 【たけのその】 bamboo garden, Imperial family
  • 学びの園 【まなびのその】 educational institution

Readings

Japanese names:
おん、 ぞの
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • parque
  • jardín
  • academia

Portuguese

  • parque
  • jardim
  • quintal
  • fazenda

French

  • parc
  • jardin
  • ferme
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
84 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
234 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
412 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1047 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
327 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
425 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2046 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
447 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
324 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
346 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3914 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2017 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
592 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4818 Morohashi
3156 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
962 New Nelson (John Haig)
585 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
629 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
223 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
3s10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-10 SKIP code
6073.2 Four corner code
6023.2 Four corner code
1-17-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5712 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
in front, before
Kun:
まえ-まえ
On:
ゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
27 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 前 【ゼン】 last (i.e. immediately preceding), previous, ex-, former, pre- (e.g. premodern), before, before, earlier
  • 前衛 【ゼンエイ】 advance guard, vanguard, avant-garde (e.g. music)
  • 中前 【チュウゼン】 front of center field, front of centre field
  • 風前 【フウゼン】 where the wind blows

Kun reading compounds

  • 前 【まえ】 in front (of), before (e.g. a building), before, earlier, previously, prior, ago, (minutes) to (the hour), (the) front, frontal part, fore, head (e.g. of a line), forward, ahead, (in the) presence (of), in front (of someone), previous (e.g. page), prior (e.g. engagement), first (e.g. half), former (e.g. example), portion, helping, front (of one's body or clothing), breast (of a coat, kimono, etc.), privates, private parts, criminal record, previous conviction, (a) prior
  • 前売り 【まえうり】 advance sale, booking
  • 左前 【ひだりまえ】 wearing a kimono with the right side over the left (normally used only for the dead), going badly (one's business, one's fortune, the economy), being in a bad financial situation, front left, front and left, before and left
  • 出前 【でまえ】 home delivery (of food), outside catering

Readings

Japanese names:
さき、 さと、 まい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • antes
  • delante de

Portuguese

  • em frente
  • antes

French

  • devant
  • avant
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
177 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
159 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
38 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
595 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
139 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
23 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
921 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
47 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
47 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
29 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
196 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2819 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1453 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1957 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
296 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2011X Morohashi
2266 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
490 New Nelson (John Haig)
290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
309 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
53 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
182 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
943 2001 Kanji
2o7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
2-2-7 SKIP code
8022.1 Four corner code
1-33-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
524d Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
faction, group, party, clique, sect, school
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
164 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 派 【ハ】 clique, group, coterie, (political) faction, wing, party, camp, school, sect, denomination
  • 派遣 【ハケン】 dispatch, despatch, deployment, temporary employee (esp. from an agency), temporary worker, agency temp
  • 硬派 【コウハ】 hard-liners, diehards, hawks, (young) man with traditionally masculine interests, tough boy, man's man, hard news, reporter who covers political and economic affairs, strait-laced type (with respect to relationships), bullish traders
  • 右派 【ウハ】 right wing

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pai4, pa1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • grupo
  • división
  • rama
  • enviar
  • mandar

Portuguese

  • facção
  • grupo
  • partido
  • claque
  • seita
  • escola

French

  • faction
  • groupe
  • parti
  • clan
  • secte
  • école
857 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
965 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
955 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
293 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2547 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
516 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1471 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
812 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
912 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
934 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1191 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1192 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
456 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
281 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
341 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1872 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17428 Morohashi
381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3126 New Nelson (John Haig)
1855 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1999 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
286 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
892 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
365 2001 Kanji
3a6.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3213.2 Four corner code
1-39-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d3e Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
container, open mouth
Parts:
exit, leave, go out, come out, put out, protrude
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
13 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 出 【シュツ】 coming out, emerging, being born into (a certain family), being a native of (a particular place)
  • 出演 【シュツエン】 performance, appearance (in a stage, film, TV show, etc.)
  • 輩出 【ハイシュツ】 producing (people) in great numbers, appearing one after the other
  • 歳出 【サイシュツ】 annual expenditure
  • 出納 【スイトウ】 receipts and expenditure (disbursements)
  • 出納簿 【スイトウボ】 cashbook

Kun reading compounds

  • 出る 【でる】 to leave, to exit, to go out, to come out, to get out, to leave (on a journey), to depart, to start out, to set out, to move forward, to come to, to get to, to lead to, to reach, to appear, to come out, to emerge, to surface, to come forth, to turn up, to be found, to be detected, to be discovered, to be exposed, to show, to be exhibited, to be on display, to appear (in print), to be published, to be announced, to be issued, to be listed, to come out, to attend, to participate, to take part, to enter (an event), to play in, to perform, to be stated, to be expressed, to come up, to be brought up, to be raised, to sell, to exceed, to go over, to stick out, to protrude, to break out, to occur, to start, to originate, to be produced, to come from, to be derived from, to be given, to get, to receive, to be offered, to be provided, to be presented, to be submitted, to be handed in, to be turned in, to be paid, to answer (phone, door, etc.), to get, to assume (an attitude), to act, to behave, to pick up (speed, etc.), to gain, to flow (e.g. tears), to run, to bleed, to graduate, to ejaculate, to cum
  • 出る杭は打たれる 【でるくいはうたれる】 the nail that sticks out gets hammered down, people that stick out too much get punished, tall trees catch much wind, people that excel at something become disliked
  • 出す 【だす】 to take out, to get out, to put out, to reveal, to show, to submit (e.g. thesis), to turn in, to publish, to make public, to send (e.g. letter), to produce (a sound), to start (fire), to serve (food), ... out (e.g. to jump out, to carry out), to begin ..., to start to ..., to burst into ...
  • 出すことは舌を出すも嫌い 【だすことはしたをだすもきらい】 being exceptionally stingy
  • 出でる 【いでる】 to go, to come

Readings

Japanese names:
いず、 いづ、 いで、 じ、 すっ、 すつ、 てん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chu1
Korean:
chul, chu

Spanish

  • salir
  • dejar
  • sacar

Portuguese

  • saída
  • deixa

French

  • sortir
  • quitter
  • présence
90 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
29 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
34 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
17 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
97 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
40 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
21 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
523 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
53 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
53 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
185 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
174 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4310 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
774 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1811 Morohashi
3498 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
445 New Nelson (John Haig)
767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
829 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
41 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
0a5.22 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2277.2 Four corner code
1-29-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51fa Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 署員 【ショイン】 staff member, station employee, official
  • 高所 【コウショ】 high place, high altitude, heights, elevation, broad view
  • 随所 【ズイショ】 everywhere, at every turn

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 一所 【いっしょ】 one place, the same place, one person, together
  • 痛いところ 【いたいところ】 one's weak point, one's sore spot, raw nerve
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to mention, much less
  • 所じゃない 【どころじゃない】 not the time for, not the place for, far from, anything but, ... is out of the question, ... isn't the word for it
  • 大所 【おおどころ】 wealthy family, important person, bigwig
  • 居所 【いどころ】 whereabouts, address, place of temporary residence
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
1-29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code