Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
Variants:
collide, brunt, highway, opposition (astronomy), thrust, pierce, stab, prick
Kun:
つ.く
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
972 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 衝 【ショウ】 important point (e.g. on a route), important role (responsibility, etc.), opposition
  • 衝撃 【ショウゲキ】 shock, impact, crash
  • 要衝 【ヨウショウ】 important point, strategic position, key point
  • 緩衝 【カンショウ】 buffered

Kun reading compounds

  • 突く 【つく】 to prick, to stab, to poke, to prod, to push, to thrust, to nudge, to hit, to strike, to use (a cane), to prop oneself up with, to press against (the floor, etc.), to attack, to brave (the rain, etc.)
  • 衝羽根 【つくばね】 Buckleya lanceolata (species of parasitic deciduous shrub)

Readings

Chinese:
chong1, chong4
Korean:
chung

Spanish

  • avenida
  • lugar importante
  • punto clave
  • chocar

Portuguese

  • colidir
  • o mais forte
  • rodovia
  • oposição (astronomia)
  • atravessar
  • furar
  • apunhalar
  • picar

French

  • collision
  • choc
  • route principale
  • opposition (astronomie)
  • point clé
  • percer
  • poignarder
  • piquer
1411 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
918 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1638 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1117 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1723 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2264 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1772 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1904 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1388 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1616 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
893 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
509 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
658 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1696 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34069 Morohashi
725 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 New Nelson (John Haig)
1680 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1811 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1759 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
2110.4 Four corner code
30-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
885d Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
stand, erect
Parts:
stand up, rise, set up, erect
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
58 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 立案 【リツアン】 planning, devising (a plan), drafting, drawing up
  • 立像 【リツゾウ】 standing statue, standing image
  • 不成立 【フセイリツ】 failure, rejection, rupture
  • 成立 【セイリツ】 formation, establishment, materialization, coming into existence, conclusion (e.g. of a deal), reaching (e.g. an agreement), approval, completion, closing, enacting, arrangement, being valid (of a theory, argument, etc.), holding, applying
  • 立ち木 【タチキ】 standing tree, standing timber
  • 立纓 【リュウエイ】 erect tail (of a traditional Japanese hat)
  • 開立 【カイリュウ】 extraction of cubic root
  • 造立 【ゾウリュウ】 erecting (temple, Buddhist statue, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 立つ 【たつ】 to stand, to rise, to stand up, to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position), to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
  • 立つ瀬 【たつせ】 predicament, one's ground, one's position
  • 突立 【とったつ】 stand straight up
  • 立てる 【たてる】 to stand up, to put up, to set up, to erect, to raise, to thrust into, to bury into, to dig into, to make (a noise), to start (a rumour), to raise (a cloud of dust, etc.), to cause, to make, to establish, to set up, to develop, to formulate, to put up (a political candidate), to make (one's leader), to treat with respect, to give (someone) their due, to make (someone) look good, to avoid embarrassing (someone), to sharpen, to make clear, to shut, to close, to make tea (matcha), to perform the tea ceremony, to divide by, to do ... vigorously

Readings

Japanese names:
たち、 たっ、 たつ、 だて、 つい
Chinese:
li4
Korean:
rib

Spanish

  • levantarse
  • alzarse
  • ponerse en pie
  • levantar
  • erigir
  • estar en pie

Portuguese

  • Ficar de pé
  • levantar-se

French

  • debout
149 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
37 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
73 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
61 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3343 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
72 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
78 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
194 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
121 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
121 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
174 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1459 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2486 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1257 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1723 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
438 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25721 Morohashi
1992 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4223 New Nelson (John Haig)
431 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
462 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
35 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
49 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
473 2001 Kanji
5b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
0010.8 Four corner code
46-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7acb Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
hinder, hurt, harm
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
742 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 障害者 【ショウガイシャ】 (physically) handicapped person, disabled person
  • 障害 【ショウガイ】 obstacle, impediment, hindrance, difficulty, barrier, handicap, impairment, disability, disorder, malfunction
  • 安全保障 【アンゼンホショウ】 security guarantee (e.g. military security, network security, etc.)
  • 囲障 【イショウ】 fence (esp. between buildings)

Kun reading compounds

  • 障る 【さわる】 to be harmful to, to hinder, to interfere with, to irritate

Readings

Chinese:
zhang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • estorbo
  • impedimento
  • obstáculo
  • obstrucción
  • estorbar
  • impedir
  • obstruir
  • obstaculizar

Portuguese

  • impedir
  • ferido
  • dano

French

  • gêne
  • faire du mal
913 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
902 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
676 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5019 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1145 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1880 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
858 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
877 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1028 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
751 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
875 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
504 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
647 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1307 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41821 Morohashi
715 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6479 New Nelson (John Haig)
1297 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1393 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
976 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2d11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
7024.6 Four corner code
30-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
969c Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code