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西

6 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
Variants:
west, Spain
Kun:
にし
On:
セイサイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 西 【セイ】 Spain, Spanish (language)
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 南西 【ナンセイ】 southwest
  • 北北西 【ホクホクセイ】 north-northwest
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 西方 【セイホウ】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 西瓜 【スイカ】 watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
  • 西班牙 【スペイン】 Spain

Kun reading compounds

  • 西 【にし】 west
  • 西方 【せいほう】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 南西 【なんせい】 southwest
  • 東は東西は西 【ひがしはひがしにしはにし】 East is East, and West is West

Readings

Japanese names:
いり、 ひし、 むら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • Oeste
  • España

Portuguese

  • oeste
  • Espanha

French

  • Ouest
  • Espagne
96 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
169 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
152 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
167 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
28 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
83 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
336 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
72 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
72 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1638 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2193 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2951 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1616 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34763 Morohashi
3520 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5514 New Nelson (John Haig)
1602 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1728 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
198 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
128 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3275 2001 Kanji
0a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-32-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
897f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
Variants:
courage, cheer up, be in high spirits, bravery, heroism
Kun:
いさ.む
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1319 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勇 【ユウ】 bravery, courage, heroism
  • 勇気 【ユウキ】 courage, bravery, valour, valor, nerve, boldness
  • 義勇 【ギユウ】 heroism, loyalty and courage
  • 武勇 【ブユウ】 bravery, military prowess, valour, valor

Kun reading compounds

  • 勇む 【いさむ】 to be in high spirits, to be encouraged, to be lively, to cheer up

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 はや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yong3
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • valentía
  • audacia
  • heroísmo
  • estar en buen estado de animo
  • ser animado

Portuguese

  • coragem
  • torcer
  • estar em altos espíritos
  • heroísmo

French

  • courage
  • être en verve
  • remonter le moral
  • bravoure
  • héroïsme
524 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
622 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
592 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1167 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
726 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
825 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
371 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
908 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1386 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1474 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
218 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2592 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1326 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1798 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1419 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2360P Morohashi
2089 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
541 New Nelson (John Haig)
1407 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1509 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
535 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
2g7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-7-2 SKIP code
1742.7 Four corner code
1-45-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52c7 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
radiance, shine, sparkle, gleam, twinkle
Kun:
かがや.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 輝度 【キド】 brightness, luminance
  • 輝安鉱 【キアンコウ】 stibnite (mineral), antimonite
  • 光輝 【コウキ】 brightness, splendour, splendor
  • 輝輝 【キキ】 brilliance

Kun reading compounds

  • 輝く 【かがやく】 to shine, to glitter, to sparkle
  • 輝く女性 【かがやくじょせい】 women who excel, women in prominent positions

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 さき、 てる、 ひ、 ひかる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui1
Korean:
hwi

Spanish

  • resplandor
  • destello
  • centelleo
  • resplandecer
  • destellar
  • centellear

Portuguese

  • brilho
  • luzir
  • centelha
  • faiscar
  • piscar

French

  • étincelant
  • étincelle
  • briller
  • scintiller
1132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1205 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1371 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1264 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1800 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1653 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1767 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
777 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1779 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1775 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
308 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38372 Morohashi
1402 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5972 New Nelson (John Haig)
302 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
324 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1807 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1055 2001 Kanji
7c8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
9725.6 Four corner code
1-21-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f1d Unicode hex code