Jisho

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調

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
tune, tone, meter, key (music), writing style, prepare, exorcise, investigate, harmonize, mediate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
87 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 調 【チョウ】 pitch, tone, key, time, tempo, mood, tendency, style, tax paid in kind (ritsuryo period), first a tax on rice fields and households, then on individuals
  • 調印 【チョウイン】 signature, signing, sealing
  • 長調 【チョウチョウ】 major key
  • 空調 【クウチョウ】 air conditioning

Kun reading compounds

  • 調べる 【しらべる】 to examine, to look up, to investigate, to check up, to sense, to study, to inquire, to search
  • 調べ 【しらべ】 investigation, inspection, examination, tune, note, melody
  • 調べる 【しらべる】 to examine, to look up, to investigate, to check up, to sense, to study, to inquire, to search
  • 取り調べ 【とりしらべ】 investigation (e.g. by police or prosecutors), examination, inquiry, enquiry
  • 整う 【ととのう】 to be ready, to be prepared, to be arranged, to be in order, to be put in order, to be well-ordered, to be well-proportioned, to be harmonious, to be adjusted, to be regulated, to be refined (e.g. of a face), to be settled (e.g. treaty, contract), to be completed
  • 整える 【ととのえる】 to put in order, to arrange, to tidy up, to straighten, to adjust, to fix, to get ready, to prepare, to arrange, to supply, to assemble, to buy, to work out (e.g. business deal), to arrange (e.g. marriage), to settle

Readings

Japanese names:
ぎ、 つぎ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
diao4, tiao2
Korean:
jo, ju

Spanish

  • melodía
  • tono
  • investigar
  • comprobar
  • arreglar
  • poner en orden

Portuguese

  • canção
  • tom
  • métrica
  • clave (música)
  • estilo de escrever
  • preparar
  • exorcisar
  • investigar

French

  • enquête
  • mélodie
  • ton (majeur/mineur)
  • style d'écriture
  • préparer
  • exorciser
471 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
369 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
348 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
108 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4392 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
376 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
906 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2328 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
342 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
342 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
210 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1699 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1973 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1051 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1417 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
355 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35609P Morohashi
1567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5647 New Nelson (John Haig)
349 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
373 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
219 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
434 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3049 2001 Kanji
7a8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0762.0 Four corner code
1-36-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8abf Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
halt, stopping
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
733 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 停車 【テイシャ】 stopping (of a train, car, etc.), stop
  • 停止 【テイシ】 stoppage, coming to a stop, halt, standstill, ceasing (movement, activity, etc.), suspension (of operations), interruption (e.g. of electricity supply), cutting off, suspension (of payment, licence, etc.), (temporary) prohibition, ban, suspension of music, dance, etc. as a sign of mourning for a prominent person
  • 解停 【カイテイ】 release from suspension (of a newspaper, magazine, etc.) (Meiji period), removal of suspension
  • 居中調停 【キョチュウチョウテイ】 mediation

Kun reading compounds

  • 止める 【とめる】 to stop, to turn off, to park, to prevent, to suppress (a cough), to hold back (tears), to hold (one's breath), to relieve (pain), to stop (someone from doing something), to dissuade, to forbid, to prohibit, to notice, to be aware of, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind, to fix (in place), to fasten, to tack, to pin, to nail, to button, to staple, to detain, to keep in custody
  • 止まる 【とまる】 to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ting2
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • parada
  • interrupción

Portuguese

  • parada
  • parando

French

  • arrêt
  • halte
476 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
577 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
550 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
752 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
507 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
591 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
328 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1272 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1185 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1244 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
481 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
120 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
156 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
107 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
986 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
864 Morohashi
139 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
273 New Nelson (John Haig)
977 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1051 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
572 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2153 2001 Kanji
2a9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
2022.1 Four corner code
1-36-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
505c Unicode hex code