Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
say, word
Kun:
い.うこと
On:
ゲンゴン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
83 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 言 【ゲン】 word, remark, statement
  • 言及 【ゲンキュウ】 reference, allusion
  • 過言 【カゴン】 exaggeration, overstatement, saying too much, misstatement, slip of the tongue, gaffe
  • 狂言 【キョウゲン】 kyogen, farce presented between noh plays or during the interlude of a noh play, kabuki play, kabuki performance, make-believe, ruse, trick
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 言下 【ゲンカ】 promptly
  • 過言 【カゴン】 exaggeration, overstatement, saying too much, misstatement, slip of the tongue, gaffe
  • 二言 【ニゴン】 double-dealing, double tongue, going back on what one has said, repeating oneself

Kun reading compounds

  • 言う 【いう】 to say, to utter, to declare, to name, to call, to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise
  • 言うまでもない 【いうまでもない】 goes without saying, needless to say, obvious
  • 言 【げん】 word, remark, statement
  • 言葉 【ことば】 language, dialect, word, words, phrase, term, expression, remark, speech, (manner of) speaking, learning to speak, language acquisition
  • 禍言 【まがごと】 ominous word, ill-omened word, misfortune
  • 二言 【ふたこと】 two words, repetition

Readings

Japanese names:
とき
Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
eon

Spanish

  • palabras
  • decir

Portuguese

  • Dizer
  • palavras

French

  • dire
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
274 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
279 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4309 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
43 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
85 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
439 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
66 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
203 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1653 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1698 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
341 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35205 Morohashi
1941 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5552 New Nelson (John Haig)
335 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
357 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
44 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
142 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
24-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a00 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
death, decay 歹 (歺)
Parts:
Variants:
remainder, leftover, balance
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
380 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 残 【ザン】 remaining, left-over, excess
  • 残虐 【ザンギャク】 cruel, brutal, savage, barbarous
  • 敗残 【ハイザン】 defeat
  • 遺残 【イザン】 persistence, vestigial remnant

Kun reading compounds

  • 残る 【のこる】 to remain, to be left
  • 残す 【のこす】 to leave (behind, over), to bequeath, to save, to reserve
  • 残り 【のこり】 remnant, residue, remaining, left-over
  • 残り惜しい 【のこりおしい】 regrettable, reluctant

Readings

Chinese:
can2
Korean:
jan

Spanish

  • resto
  • balance
  • quedar
  • dejar

Portuguese

  • restante
  • restos
  • balança

French

  • reste
  • solde (compte)
409 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
493 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
492 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2445 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
315 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
655 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
650 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
661 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
223 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1134 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1179 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
640 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
851 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
816 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16459 Morohashi
943 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2976 New Nelson (John Haig)
808 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
871 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
382 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
546 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3159 2001 Kanji
0a10.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
1325.0 Four corner code
27-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b8b Unicode hex code