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

7 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
technique, art, craft, performance, acting, trick, stunt
Kun:
う.えるのりわざ
On:
ゲイウン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
719 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芸 【ゲイ】 art, craft, accomplishment, artistic skill, technique, performance
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 民芸 【ミンゲイ】 folk craft, folk art
  • 文芸 【ブンゲイ】 literature, the arts, art and literature, liberal arts
  • 芸香 【ウンコウ】 common rue (Ruta graveolens)

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 げ、 なり
Chinese:
yun2
Korean:
un, ye

Spanish

  • arte
  • técnica

Portuguese

  • técnica
  • arte
  • ofício
  • performance
  • representação
  • truque
  • façanha

French

  • art
  • technique
  • métier
  • interprétation
  • tour
  • cascade
388 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
495 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
470 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
588 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3908 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
421 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
862 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
689 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
441 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
566 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
642 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2738 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1403 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1892 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
428 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30741P Morohashi
2209 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4978 New Nelson (John Haig)
421 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
450 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
479 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1971 2001 Kanji
3k4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4473.1 Four corner code
23-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b8 Unicode hex code