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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

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On reading compounds

  • 西 【セイ】 Spain, Spanish (language)
  • 西洋 【セイヨウ】 the West, the Occident, Western countries
  • 南西 【ナンセイ】 southwest
  • 北北西 【ホクホクセイ】 north-northwest
  • 西方 【セイホウ】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 西遊 【セイユウ】 westward trip, trip to the West
  • 西瓜 【スイカ】 watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
  • 西班牙 【スペイン】 Spain
  • 瑞西 【スイス】 Switzerland
  • 仏蘭西 【フランス】 France

Kun reading compounds

  • 西 【にし】 west
  • 西日 【にしび】 westering sun, setting sun, afternoon sun
  • 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

7 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
tail, end, counter for fish, lower slope of mountain
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
875 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 尾 【ビ】 Chinese "Tail" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for fish, shrimp, etc.
  • 尾行 【ビコウ】 shadow, tail, following
  • 語尾 【ゴビ】 (inflectional) ending of a word, end of a sentence
  • 最後尾 【サイコウビ】 end (e.g. of a line), tail end, rear, backmost part

Kun reading compounds

  • 尾 【お】 tail (of an animal), tail (of a kite, etc.), tail end, tail (of a comet), slope at the foot of a mountain
  • 尾羽打ち枯らす 【おはうちからす】 to be in a miserable state, to be down and out
  • ガスの尾 【ガスのお】 gas tail (of a comet)
  • 虎の尾 【とらのお】 tiger's tail, gooseneck loosestrife (species of flowering plant, Lysimachia clethroides), Asplenium incisum (species of spleenwort)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei3, yi3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • cola
  • final
  • parte trasera
  • contador de peces

Portuguese

  • rabo
  • fim
  • sufixo para contagem de p/ peixes
  • fundo de uma rampa

French

  • queue
  • bout
  • compteur de poissons
  • bas de pente (montagne)
1734 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
675 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1383 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1005 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1230 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
505 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1868 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2028 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
526 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3799 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1942 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1934 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7650 Morohashi
3062 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1915 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2064 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1117 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
3r4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
1-40-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
loyalty, fidelity, faithfulness
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1113 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 忠 【チュウ】 loyalty, devotion, fidelity, faithfulness, inspector of the Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (ritsuryō system)
  • 忠実 【チュウジツ】 faithful, devoted, loyal, honest, true
  • 誠忠 【セイチュウ】 loyalty
  • 不忠 【フチュウ】 disloyalty, infidelity

Readings

Japanese names:
きよし、 たた、 ただ、 ただし、 なお
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong1
Korean:
chung

Spanish

  • lealtad
  • fidelidad

Portuguese

  • lealdade
  • fidelidade

French

  • loyauté
  • fidélité
842 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
948 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
936 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1040 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1653 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
632 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1289 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
705 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1348 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1431 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
758 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
773 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3087 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1575 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2154 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
609 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10353 Morohashi
2433 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1801 New Nelson (John Haig)
602 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
648 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
869 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1658 2001 Kanji
4k4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
5033.6 Four corner code
1-35-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fe0 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
shift, move, change, drift, catch (cold, fire), pass into
Kun:
うつ.るうつ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
448 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 移動 【イドウ】 movement, transfer, migration, removal, travel, mobile, moving, traveling, travelling, roving
  • 移転 【イテン】 moving, relocation, change of address, transfer (of deeds, property, etc.), demise
  • 推移 【スイイ】 transition, change, progress, development, shift, passing (of time)
  • 転移 【テンイ】 moving (location, with the times, etc.), change, transition, metastasis, spread, transition (e.g. phase transition), transfer (of learning), transference (in psychoanalysis)

Kun reading compounds

  • 移る 【うつる】 to move (house), to transfer (department), to change the target of interest or concern, to elapse (passage of time), to be permeated by a colour or scent, to be infected, to be contagious, to spread (as in fire)
  • 移す 【うつす】 to change, to swap, to substitute, to transfer, to change the object of one's interest or focus, to spend or take time, to infect, to permeate something with the smell or colour of something, to move on to the next or different stage of (a plan, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi2
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • cambio de lugar
  • movimiento
  • traslado
  • mudarse
  • ser infectado
  • ser contagioso
  • trasladar
  • infectar

Portuguese

  • trocar
  • mover
  • mudança
  • rumo
  • pegar (fogo)
  • passar (frio)
  • passar

French

  • déplacer
  • transporter
  • déménager
  • changer
  • inconstant
  • prendre (froid, feu)
  • transférer
547 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
642 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
613 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
715 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3282 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
607 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
780 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1378 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
1121 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1173 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1101 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1437 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1508 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
798 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1087 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
907 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25045 Morohashi
1177 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4141 New Nelson (John Haig)
898 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
964 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
723 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2260 2001 Kanji
5d6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-6 SKIP code
2792.7 Four corner code
1-16-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79fb Unicode hex code