Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
tale, talk
Kun:
はな.すはなし
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
134 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 話 【ワ】 counter for stories, episodes of TV series, etc.
  • 話題 【ワダイ】 topic, subject
  • 懇話 【コンワ】 friendly talk, chat
  • 秘話 【ヒワ】 secret story, unknown episode

Kun reading compounds

  • 話す 【はなす】 to talk, to speak, to converse, to chat, to tell, to explain, to narrate, to mention, to describe, to discuss, to speak (a language)
  • 話 【はなし】 talk, speech, chat, conversation, (made-up) story, tale, yarn, discussions, negotiation, argument
  • 話し合い 【はなしあい】 discussion, talk, tête-à-tête, conference
  • お話 【おはなし】 story, tale
  • いい話 【いいはなし】 good story (e.g. heartwarming), good prospect (e.g. marriage, business)

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cuento
  • charla
  • hablar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • Conversar
  • falar uma língua
  • conto

French

  • parler
  • histoire
151 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
240 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
221 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
133 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
180 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
86 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
238 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
178 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1684 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1928 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1027 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1388 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
350 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35441 Morohashi
1527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5608 New Nelson (John Haig)
344 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
368 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
125 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
229 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0266.4 Four corner code
47-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a71 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
design, pattern, build, nature, character, handle, crank, grip, knob, shaft
Kun:
がらつか
On:
ヘイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1140 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 柄節 【ヘイセツ】 scape (of an insect)
  • 政柄 【セイヘイ】 political power
  • 羽柄 【ウヘイ】 calamus, quill

Kun reading compounds

  • 柄 【がら】 pattern, design, body build, figure, physique, essential qualities, character, nature, appropriate to, fitting of, suitable for
  • ガラが悪い 【ガラがわるい】 ill-bred, vulgar, boorish
  • 土地柄 【とちがら】 nature of the locality, character of a place, local colour, local color
  • 役柄 【やくがら】 role
  • 柄 【え】 handle, grip, stalk (of a mushroom, leaf, etc.)
  • 柄鏡 【えかがみ】 traditional mirror with a handle, popular since the Muromachi period
  • 長柄 【ながえ】 long handle, long-handled spear, long shaft
  • 槍の柄 【やりのえ】 spearhandle
  • 柄 【つか】 hilt (of a sword), haft (of a dagger), handle, handgrip
  • 柄頭 【つかがしら】 pommel
  • 鎌柄 【かまつか】 sickle handle, goby minnow (Pseudogobio esocinus), Oriental photinia (species of shrub, Photinia villosa), Asiatic dayflower (Commelina communis), Joseph's-coat (species of amaranth, Amaranthus tricolor)

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 ら
Chinese:
bing3
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • asa
  • agarradera
  • diseño
  • patrón
  • dibujo
  • figura

Portuguese

  • projeto
  • modelo
  • construção
  • natureza
  • cabo
  • manivela
  • maçaneta
  • puxador

French

  • dessin
  • motif
  • construire
  • nature
  • manche
  • poignée
  • bouton
  • manivelle
1776 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
904 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2234 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1424 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
862 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
985 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1019 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
989 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1085 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1111 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
604 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
799 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1030 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14603 Morohashi
897 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2627 New Nelson (John Haig)
1021 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1097 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1270 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1853 2001 Kanji
4a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4192.7 Four corner code
42-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67c4 Unicode hex code