Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
Variants:
void, emptiness, unpreparedness, crack, fissure, untruth
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1454 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 虚 【キョ】 unpreparedness, falsehood, Chinese "Emptiness" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 虚偽 【キョギ】 falsehood, untruth, lie, misinformation, fallacy (logic)
  • 盈虚 【エイキョ】 waxing and waning of the moon, phase of the moon, rising and falling (of fortune)
  • 太虚 【タイキョ】 the sky, the universe, taixu (the great vacuity, in Chinese philosophy, the primordial substance that gives rise to qi)
  • 虚偽 【キョギ】 falsehood, untruth, lie, misinformation, fallacy (logic)
  • 虚空 【コクウ】 empty space, empty sky

Kun reading compounds

  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless
  • 虚ろ 【うつろ】 cavity, hollow, void, hollow (voice, smile, etc.), blank (eyes, look, etc.), vacant (expression, stare, etc.), empty (words, heart, etc.)
  • 虚ろな表情 【うつろなひょうじょう】 vacant expression (on one's face), blank expression

Readings

Chinese:
xu1
Korean:
heo

Spanish

  • vacío
  • vano
  • hueco

Portuguese

  • vazio
  • vacuidade
  • despreparo
  • abertura
  • fissura
  • falsidade

French

  • vide
  • impréparation
  • craquelure
  • fissure
  • contre-vérité
1156 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1588 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4109 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1712 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1519 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1572 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1678 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1741 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1601 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4017 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2053 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2778 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2012 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32708 Morohashi
3237 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5269 New Nelson (John Haig)
1993 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2148 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1481 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1274 2001 Kanji
2m9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-7 SKIP code
3-6-5 SKIP code
2121.2 Four corner code
21-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
865a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not
Kun:
な.い
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
274 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 無 【ム】 nothing, naught, nought, nil, zero, un-, non-
  • 無意識 【ムイシキ】 unconsciousness, unconscious, involuntary, automatic, mechanical, unintentional, spontaneous, the unconscious (psychoanalysis)
  • 皆無 【カイム】 nonexistent, nil, none, nothing (at all), bugger-all
  • 虚無 【キョム】 nihility, nothingness
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 不気味 【ブキミ】 weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly

Kun reading compounds

  • 無い 【ない】 nonexistent, not being (there), unowned, not had, unpossessed, unique, not, impossible, won't happen, not, to not be, to have not
  • ないと行けない 【ないといけない】 have to (verb), must (verb), is indispensable, absolutely necessary
  • 苦無 【くない】 ninja throwing knives, mediaeval farming tool for digging, prying, etc.

Readings

Chinese:
wu2, mo2
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • nada
  • inexistente
  • prefijo negativo
  • no hay

Portuguese

  • Sem valor
  • nada
  • não sou/ estou
  • nihil
  • não

French

  • néant
  • rien
  • ne pas
  • non
  • in-
  • négatif
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
620 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
796 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
227 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2773 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
386 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
715 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1789 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2648 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1832 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1791 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19113 Morohashi
2135 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1775 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1913 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
179 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
600 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2340 2001 Kanji
4d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-8-4 SKIP code
8033.1 Four corner code
44-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7121 Unicode hex code