Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
part of speech, words, poetry
Kun:
ことば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1636 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 詞 【シ】 words, writing, lyrics, ci (form of Chinese poetry), independent word
  • 詞華集 【シカシュウ】 anthology (of poems), florilegium
  • 動詞 【ドウシ】 verb
  • 代名詞 【ダイメイシ】 pronoun, synonym, classic example, pattern, byword, representative

Kun reading compounds

  • 言葉 【ことば】 language, dialect, word, phrase, expression, term, speech, (manner of) speaking, (use of) language, words, remark, statement, comment, learning to speak, language acquisition
  • 詞書き 【ことばがき】 foreword to a collection of poems, preface, explanatory notes, captions
  • 名詞 【めいし】 noun
  • 花言葉 【はなことば】 language of flowers (e.g. the use of red roses to signify love), floriography

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ci2
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • parte de oración
  • palabras
  • poesía

Portuguese

  • parte de discurso
  • palavras
  • poesia

French

  • partie du discours
  • mots
  • poésie
799 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
890 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
879 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1624 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4335 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
807 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
900 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1665 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
843 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
862 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1205 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1671 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1897 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1007 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1363 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1883 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35394 Morohashi
1503 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5582 New Nelson (John Haig)
1865 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2009 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
946 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3049 2001 Kanji
7a5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
0762.0 Four corner code
1-27-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a5e Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
levy, ode, prose, poem, tribute, installment
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 賦 【フ】 poem, narrative (style of the Shi Jing), classical Chinese rhymed prose
  • 賦課 【フカ】 levy, imposition
  • 配賦 【ハイフ】 allocation, apportionment, distribution
  • 貢賦 【コウフ】 tribute and taxation
  • 賦役 【フエキ】 slave labour, slave labor, compulsory service, forced labour, forced labor, exacted service
  • 賦払い 【ブバライ】 payment on an installment system, payment on an instalment system, easy payment plan

Readings

Japanese names:
うた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu4
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • arancel
  • tributo
  • asignación

Portuguese

  • ode
  • prosa
  • poema
  • tributo
  • prestações
  • tributar

French

  • prélèvement
  • tribut
  • impôt
  • versements
  • ode
  • poème
  • prose poétique
1758 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1253 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4513 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1786 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1808 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1947 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1585 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1748 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1992 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1064 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1432 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
384 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36800X Morohashi
1583 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5811 New Nelson (John Haig)
378 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
404 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1804 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3956 2001 Kanji
7b8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
1-7-7 SKIP code
6384.0 Four corner code
1-41-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ce6 Unicode hex code