Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
capsize, cover, shade, mantle, be ruined
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1378 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 覆面 【フクメン】 mask, veil, disguise, anonymous, unmarked, incognito
  • 覆土 【フクド】 covering seeds with soil
  • 被覆 【ヒフク】 coating, covering, cover
  • 傾覆 【ケイフク】 turning upside down

Kun reading compounds

  • 覆う 【おおう】 to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise
  • 覆す 【くつがえす】 to overturn, to capsize, to upset, to overthrow (government etc.), to reverse (decision etc.), to disprove (an established theory etc.), to overrule
  • 覆る 【くつがえる】 to topple over, to be overturned, to capsize, to be overruled, to be reversed, to be discredited

Readings

Chinese:
fu4
Korean:
bog, bu

Spanish

  • volcar
  • tumbar
  • volver
  • cubrir

Portuguese

  • emborcar
  • capa
  • matiz
  • manto
  • arruinar-se

French

  • recouvrir
  • chavirer
  • store
  • manteau
  • être ruiné
1765 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1634 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4279 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1699 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1735 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1634 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1744 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1686 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1640 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3386 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1625 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34789P Morohashi
2726 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5517 New Nelson (John Haig)
1611 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1738 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1906 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
4c14.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-12 SKIP code
1024.7 Four corner code
42-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8986 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
water
Kun:
みずみず-
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 水 【スイ】 Wednesday, shaved ice (served with flavored syrup), water (fifth of the five elements)
  • 水位 【スイイ】 water level
  • 用水 【ヨウスイ】 irrigation water, water for fire, city water, cistern water
  • 浄水 【ジョウスイ】 clean water

Kun reading compounds

  • 水 【みず】 water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water), fluid (esp. in an animal tissue), liquid, flood, floodwaters, water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout, break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
  • 水揚げ 【みずあげ】 landing, unloading (e.g. a ship), catch (of fish), takings, sales (of a shop), defloration (e.g. of a geisha), preservation (of cut flowers, in ikebana)
  • 飲み水 【のみみず】 drinking water, potable water
  • 呼び水 【よびみず】 pump-priming, rousing, stimulation

Readings

Japanese names:
うず、 ずみ、 つ、 ど、 み、 みさ、 みつ、 みな、 みん
Chinese:
shui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • agua

Portuguese

  • água

French

  • eau
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
40 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
144 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2482 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
16 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
68 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
54 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
21 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
19 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
10 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
132 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17083 Morohashi
10 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3030 New Nelson (John Haig)
130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
31 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
3a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
1223.0 Four corner code
31-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c34 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
basin, lantern festival, tray
On:
ボン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1654 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 盆 【ボン】 tray, family, household, O-Bon, Bon Festival, Lantern Festival, Festival of the Dead
  • 盆栽 【ボンサイ】 bonsai, miniature potted plant
  • 旧盆 【キュウボン】 Bon Festival of the lunar calendar
  • 海盆 【カイボン】 ocean basin

Readings

Chinese:
pen2
Korean:
bun

Spanish

  • bandeja
  • fiesta de las linternas

Portuguese

  • bacia
  • bandeja

French

  • bassin
  • fête des lanternes (oBon)
  • plateau
1828 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1873 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
594 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1087 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1552 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1099 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1150 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1314 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1369 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2581 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1317 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1788 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1461 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22959 Morohashi
2079 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3889 New Nelson (John Haig)
1449 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1557 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1285 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2074 2001 Kanji
2o7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-4-5 SKIP code
8010.7 Four corner code
43-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76c6 Unicode hex code

7 strokes (also 6)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
return, answer, fade, repay
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
685 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 返済 【ヘンサイ】 repayment, reimbursement, refund, redemption
  • 返還 【ヘンカン】 return, restoration
  • 代返 【ダイヘン】 answer a roll call for another
  • 往返 【オウヘン】 round trip

Kun reading compounds

  • 返す 【かえす】 to return (something), to restore, to put back, to turn over, to turn upside down, to overturn, to pay back, to retaliate, to reciprocate, to respond (with), to retort, to reply, to say back, to do ... back (e.g. speak back, throw back), to do again, to do repeatedly
  • 返す返す 【かえすがえす】 repeatedly, to a tremendous extent
  • 返る 【かえる】 to return, to come back, to go back, to turn over, to become extremely, to become completely

Readings

Chinese:
fan3
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • regresar
  • devolver

Portuguese

  • retornar
  • responder
  • desvanecer
  • pagar

French

  • rendre
  • répondre
  • s'estomper
  • rembourser
316 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
412 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
389 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
586 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4670 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
307 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
950 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
442 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
448 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
184 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
681 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3797 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2633 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
733 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38758P Morohashi
3060 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6020 New Nelson (John Haig)
725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
782 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
477 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
289 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
2q4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3130.4 Four corner code
42-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fd4 Unicode hex code