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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
Chinese:
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
32-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
897f Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
Variants:
Europe
Kun:
うた.うは.く
On:
オウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
421 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 欧州 【オウシュウ】 Europe
  • 欧米 【オウベイ】 Europe and America, the West
  • 東欧 【トウオウ】 Eastern Europe
  • 西欧 【セイオウ】 Western Europe

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 ひろ
Chinese:
ou1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • Europa

Portuguese

  • Europa

French

  • Europe
1034 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
766 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2413 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1416 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
649 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1022 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1061 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
554 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1121 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1098 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
596 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1715 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16024P Morohashi
887 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2931 New Nelson (John Haig)
1699 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1834 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1198 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3462 2001 Kanji
4j4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
7778.2 Four corner code
18-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b27 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
various, many, several, together
Kun:
もろ
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
658 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 諸 【ショ】 various, many, several
  • 諸君 【ショクン】 you (people), gentlemen, ladies and gentlemen, my friends, everyone

Kun reading compounds

  • 諸 【もろ】 both, many, various, all, together
  • 諸刃 【もろは】 double-edged, double-edged blade

Readings

Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • diversos
  • varios
  • variados

Portuguese

  • vários
  • muitos
  • juntamente

French

  • multiples
  • plusieurs
  • différents
  • divers
  • ensemble
812 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
909 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
898 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
602 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
617 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
909 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2329 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
861 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
880 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1032 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1694 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1984 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1061 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1427 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1269 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35691P Morohashi
1577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5648 New Nelson (John Haig)
1261 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1351 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
272 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
985 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3078 2001 Kanji
7a8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0466.0 Four corner code
29-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8af8 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 根堅州国 【ねのかたすくに】 underworld, netherworld

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Chinese:
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code