Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
boulevard, street, town
Kun:
まち
On:
ガイカイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
891 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 街 【ガイ】 ... street, ... quarter, ... district
  • 街宣車 【ガイセンシャ】 (right-wing) propaganda truck
  • ウォール街 【ウォールガイ】 Wall Street
  • 中華街 【チュウカガイ】 Chinatown
  • 街道 【カイドウ】 highway (esp. one existing from the Edo period), main road, highway (e.g. to success), path (to becoming ...)
  • 街道筋 【カイドウスジ】 highway route (Edo period), main route

Kun reading compounds

  • 町 【まち】 town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood, street, road, 109.09 m, 0.99 hectares, downtown, main street
  • 街角 【まちかど】 street corner
  • 街々 【まちまち】 streets
  • 花街 【かがい】 red-light district, prostitution quarter, geisha quarter

Readings

Japanese names:
また
Chinese:
jie1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • avenida
  • calle
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • bulevar
  • rua
  • cidade

French

  • boulevard
  • rue
  • ville
461 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
819 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
790 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1626 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1181 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1721 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1570 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
186 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
186 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
371 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1615 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
702 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
421 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
528 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
899 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34051 Morohashi
576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1759 New Nelson (John Haig)
890 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
955 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
580 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
2110.4 Four corner code
19-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8857 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
lamp, a light, light, counter for lights
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1605 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 灯 【トウ】 light, lamp, counter for electric lights
  • 灯 【ヒ】 light, lamp, torch
  • 消灯 【ショウトウ】 putting out the light, switching off the light
  • 提灯 【チョウチン】 paper lantern, Chinese lantern, Japanese lantern

Kun reading compounds

  • 灯 【ひ】 light, lamp, torch
  • 灯明かり 【ひあかり】 lamplight, torchlight
  • 灯 【ひ】 light, lamp, torch
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)
  • 明かり 【あかり】 light, illumination, glow, gleam, lamp, light
  • 明かりを消す 【あかりをけす】 to turn the lights off

Readings

Chinese:
deng1
Korean:
deung

Spanish

  • lámpara
  • luz
  • contador para luces

Portuguese

  • lâmpada
  • luz
  • sufixo p/ contagem de luzes

French

  • lampe
  • lumière
  • compteur de lampes
583 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
556 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1290 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2745 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
537 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
711 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1333 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1416 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
871 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1262 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
730 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
167 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18855 Morohashi
825 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3395 New Nelson (John Haig)
165 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
177 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
471 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1153 2001 Kanji
4d2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1-1-5 SKIP code
9182.0 Four corner code
37-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
706f Unicode hex code