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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

12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
play
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
941 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 遊撃 【ユウゲキ】 raid, military attack by a mobile unit, hit-and-run attack, search-and-kill mission, search-and-destroy mission, military action without a predetermined target, attacking the enemy or assisting allies as the opportunity arises, shortstop, short
  • 遊園地 【ユウエンチ】 amusement park
  • 浮遊 【フユウ】 floating, drifting, suspension, wandering (about)
  • 外遊 【ガイユウ】 foreign travel
  • 遊撃 【ユウゲキ】 raid, military attack by a mobile unit, hit-and-run attack, search-and-kill mission, search-and-destroy mission, military action without a predetermined target, attacking the enemy or assisting allies as the opportunity arises, shortstop, short
  • 遊園地 【ユウエンチ】 amusement park

Kun reading compounds

  • 遊ぶ 【あそぶ】 to play, to enjoy oneself, to have a good time, to mess about (with alcohol, gambling, philandery, etc.), to be idle, to do nothing, to be unused, to go to (for pleasure or for study), to intentionally throw a ball to lower the batter's concentration
  • 遊ばす 【あそばす】 to let one play, to leave idle, to do

Readings

Japanese names:
あす、 う
Chinese:
you2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • jugar
  • viajar
  • moverse libremente

Portuguese

  • Jogo
  • jogar

French

  • jouer
326 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
424 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
402 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
728 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4726 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
587 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
962 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1809 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1003 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1040 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
196 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
712 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3896 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2008 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1056 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38994P Morohashi
3142 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6093 New Nelson (John Haig)
1047 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1126 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
411 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
447 2001 Kanji
2q8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3-3-8 SKIP code
3-2-8 SKIP code
3830.4 Four corner code
45-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
904a Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
scribe, account, narrative
Kun:
しる.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
149 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 記 【キ】 account, history, chronicle, annals, record, Records of Ancient Matters
  • 記憶 【キオク】 memory, recollection, remembrance, storage
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 左記 【サキ】 undermentioned (statement), the following, at left

Kun reading compounds

  • 記す 【しるす】 to write down, to note, to jot down, to remember

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Chinese:
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • crónica
  • narración
  • memorizar
  • anotar
  • consignar por escrito

Portuguese

  • escriba
  • contar
  • narrativa
  • narrar

French

  • inscrire
  • compte-rendu
  • narration
180 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
105 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
95 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
147 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4318 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
301 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
895 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1149 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
371 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
372 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1660 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1843 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
535 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35244 Morohashi
1453 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5563 New Nelson (John Haig)
529 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
568 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
209 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
190 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
7a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
0761.7 Four corner code
21-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a18 Unicode hex code