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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

10 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
squad, corps, unit, group
On:
ハン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1592 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 班 【ハン】 group, party, team, squad, section
  • 班員 【ハンイン】 member of a group
  • 首班 【シュハン】 head, leader, prime minister
  • 取材班 【シュザイハン】 data collecting party, news crew

Readings

Chinese:
ban1
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • grupo
  • unidad
  • contador de grupos

Portuguese

  • esquadra
  • corpos (mil.)
  • unidade
  • grupo

French

  • équipe
  • corps
  • unité
  • groupe
970 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
960 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1448 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2935 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1804 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1075 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1381 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1468 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1541 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1318 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
642 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
853 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1237 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20976 Morohashi
946 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3636 New Nelson (John Haig)
1229 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1315 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
914 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
1111.4 Four corner code
40-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73ed Unicode hex code

5 strokes (also 4)
Radical:
fang
Parts:
tusk, fang, tusk radical (no. 92)
Kun:
きば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2067 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 牙城 【ガジョウ】 stronghold (esp. of an enemy or opponent), inner citadel, bastion
  • 牙関緊急 【ガカンキンキュウ】 trismus, lockjaw
  • 爪牙 【ソウガ】 claws and fangs, claws and tusks, clutches, devious design, means of causing harm, weapon, pawn, stooge, cat's-paw, right-hand man
  • 毒牙 【ドクガ】 poison fang, sinister ways, crooked means, clutches, wily ways, dirty trick
  • 新象牙 【シンゾウゲ】 ivory-like plastic (used for mahjong tiles, shogi pieces, etc.)
  • 黒花狼牙 【クロバナロウゲ】 purple marshlocks (Comarum palustre), swamp cinquefoil, marsh cinquefoil

Kun reading compounds

  • 牙 【きば】 tusk, fang
  • 牙海蜷 【きばうみにな】 mud creeper (Terebralia palustris)

Readings

Chinese:
ya2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • colmillo

Portuguese

French

  • croc
  • défense
  • radical défense d'ivoire (no. 92)
2848 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1548 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4243 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2891 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1923 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19909 Morohashi
3435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3531 New Nelson (John Haig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2053 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a4.28 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
7124.0 Four corner code
1024.0 Four corner code
18-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7259 Unicode hex code