Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
Variants:
reverse, inside, palm, sole, rear, lining, wrong side
Kun:
うちうら
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 裏 【リ】 in (e.g. secret), with (e.g. success)
  • 裏面 【ウラメン】 back (side), reverse, other side, inside, background, dark side (e.g. of society), behind the scenes, beneath the surface
  • 成功裏 【セイコウリ】 (with a) successful outcome, (ending in) success
  • 場裏 【ジョウリ】 arena (e.g. international arena)

Kun reading compounds

  • 冥々のうち 【めいめいのうち】 unawares, before one is aware
  • 裏面 【うらめん】 back (side), reverse, other side, inside, background, dark side (e.g. of society), behind the scenes, beneath the surface

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4235 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1531 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1105 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
34295 Morohashi
1196 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5463 New Nelson (John Haig)
2973 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2979 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2j11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
3621.4 Four corner code
1-46-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88e1 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
ri, village, parent's home, league
Kun:
さと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
1096 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 里 【リ】 Japanese league, ri, old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927 km or 2.44 miles, neighbourhood (under the ritsuryō system; orig. of 50 homes), unit of area (approx. 654 m by 654 m)
  • 俚言 【リゲン】 dialect, language of the common people, colloquial language, slang
  • 故郷 【フルサト】 hometown, birthplace, native place, one's old home, ruins, historic remains
  • 郷里 【キョウリ】 hometown, birthplace

Kun reading compounds

  • 里 【さと】 village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 里心 【さとごころ】 homesickness, nostalgia
  • 故郷 【ふるさと】 hometown, birthplace, native place, one's old home, ruins, historic remains
  • お里 【おさと】 one's parents' home, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • ri (unidad de medida)
  • aldea
  • pueblo
  • lugar natal

Portuguese

  • aldeia
  • casa paterna
  • légua

French

  • hameau
  • village natal
  • maison de ses parents
  • ri (3965 mètres)
332 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
238 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
219 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1077 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4813 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
101 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1842 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
517 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
142 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1025 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1801 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4356 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2968 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
175 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40131 Morohashi
3542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6206 New Nelson (John Haig)
173 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
185 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
154 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3672 2001 Kanji
0a7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-46-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cc Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
station
On:
エキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
724 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 駅 【エキ】 railway station, train station, staging post on a highway (in pre-modern Japan), counter for railway stations and bus stations
  • 駅員 【エキイン】 (train) station attendant, station employee, station staff
  • 宿駅 【シュクエキ】 relay station, post station, stage
  • 終着駅 【シュウチャクエキ】 terminal station

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • estación

Portuguese

  • estação

French

  • gare
158 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
233 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
384 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
189 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
101 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2172 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
284 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
284 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
56 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1915 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1618 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2003 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44633P Morohashi
1822 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6735 New Nelson (John Haig)
1984 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
426 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3462 2001 Kanji
10a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7738.7 Four corner code
1-17-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
99c5 Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
bomb, burst open, pop, split
Kun:
は.ぜる
On:
バク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
735 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 爆 【バク】 burst of laughter, roar of laughter
  • 爆発 【バクハツ】 explosion, detonation, eruption, eruption (of discontent, etc.), outburst, outpouring
  • 空爆 【クウバク】 aerial bombing
  • 水爆 【スイバク】 hydrogen bomb

Kun reading compounds

  • 爆ぜる 【はぜる】 to burst open, to pop, to split

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bao4
Korean:
pog, bag

Spanish

  • estallar
  • reventar
  • explotar

Portuguese

  • bomba
  • explodir
  • estouro
  • fender

French

  • bombe
  • faire éclater
  • exploser
  • craquer
1702 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
475 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2818 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
923 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
723 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1015 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1053 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1044 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1273 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1415 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
751 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1020 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1820 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19540 Morohashi
1101 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3505 New Nelson (John Haig)
1802 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1942 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1915 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
4d15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-15 SKIP code
1-1-18 SKIP code
9683.2 Four corner code
1-39-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7206 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
footsteps
Parts:
Variants:
departure, discharge, publish, emit, start from, disclose, counter for gunshots
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
32 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 発 【ハツ】 departure, departing (from ...), departing (at time ...), sending, sent (by ...), sent (at ...), engine, counter for gunshots, bursts of gas, etc., counter for bullets, bombs, etc., counter for blows (punches)
  • 発 【ハツ】 green dragon tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of green dragon tiles
  • 再発 【サイハツ】 return, relapse, recurrence
  • 開発 【カイハツ】 development, exploitation (of resources)
  • 発熱 【ハツネツ】 generation of heat, (attack of) fever, pyrexia
  • 発議 【ハツギ】 proposal, suggestion, motion, initiative
  • 開発 【カイハツ】 development, exploitation (of resources)

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.)
  • 暴く 【あばく】 to disclose, to divulge, to expose, to open (a grave), to dig out

Readings

Japanese names:
ば、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa1
Korean:
bal

Spanish

  • abrir
  • exponer
  • suceder

Portuguese

  • liberar
  • partida
  • publicar
  • emitir
  • a partir de
  • revelar

French

  • départ
  • décharge
  • dégagement
  • publier
  • émettre
  • partir de
  • divulguer
  • compteur de coups de feu
303 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
370 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
43 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3092 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
186 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
225 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
96 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
96 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1360 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3174 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1721 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22662P Morohashi
2565 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3860 New Nelson (John Haig)
1705 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1840 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
102 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
342 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3557 2001 Kanji
0a9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1241.5 Four corner code
1-40-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事故 【ジコ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 返事 【ヘンジ】 reply, answer, response
  • 食事 【ショクジ】 meal, dinner, diet

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事故 【じこ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently
Kun:
ゆえふる.いもと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
612 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 故 【コ】 the late, the deceased
  • 殊更 【コトサラ】 intentionally, deliberately, designedly, on purpose, especially, particularly
  • 物故 【ブッコ】 death (of a person)
  • 人身事故 【ジンシンジコ】 accident resulting in personal injury or death (esp. traffic, rail, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 故 【ゆえ】 reason, cause, circumstances
  • 故に 【ゆえに】 therefore, consequently
  • 古い 【ふるい】 old, aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, timeworn, long, since long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time, earlier times, the past, previous state, formerly, previously, originally, before

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gu4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • antiguo
  • intencionadamente
  • excepcional
  • razón
  • difunto
  • causa
  • circunstancias

Portuguese

  • casualidade
  • especialmente
  • intencionalmente
  • razão
  • causa
  • circunstâncias
  • portanto
  • consequentemente

French

  • coïncidence
  • spécialement
  • intentionnellement
  • raison
  • cause
  • circonstances
  • destin
  • feu ... (défunt)
  • c'est pour ça que...
778 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
694 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
668 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
455 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2044 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
707 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
587 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
880 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
173 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
722 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
936 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
778 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1056 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
339 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13161 Morohashi
1141 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2334 New Nelson (John Haig)
333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
355 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
697 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1566 2001 Kanji
4i5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
4864.0 Four corner code
1-24-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6545 Unicode hex code