Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 語 【ゴ】 word, language, speech
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of foreign languages, linguistics
  • 標語 【ヒョウゴ】 motto, slogan, catchword
  • 造語 【ゾウゴ】 coined word, coinage, neologism

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
1-24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
sphere, circle, radius, range
Kun:
かこ.い
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1216 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 圏 【ケン】 sphere, circle, range, area, zone, bloc, category
  • 圏内 【ケンナイ】 inside (a region, area, etc.), within the range (of), within the sphere (of influence, etc.)
  • 成層圏 【セイソウケン】 stratosphere
  • 勢力圏 【セイリョクケン】 sphere of influence

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
quan1, juan1, juan4
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • esfera
  • círculo
  • radio
  • rango

Portuguese

  • esfera
  • círculo
  • raio
  • série

French

  • sphère
  • domaine
  • bloc
  • orbite
  • rayon
  • zone
1216 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1402 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1045 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1160 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1147 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
508 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
517 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1251 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
345 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3904 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2012 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2714 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1216 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4815P Morohashi
3148 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
960 New Nelson (John Haig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1293 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1511 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1056 2001 Kanji
3s9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
6071.7 Four corner code
1-23-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
570f Unicode hex code