Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
solicit, invite, ask
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
524 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 請求 【セイキュウ】 claim, demand, charge, application, request, billing (for a service)
  • 請願 【セイガン】 petition
  • 招請 【ショウセイ】 invitation
  • 懇請 【コンセイ】 appeal, entreaty, request
  • 普請 【フシン】 building, construction, group effort by Buddhist practitioners, group activities by a community (e.g. cleaning, etc.)
  • 安普請 【ヤスブシン】 cheap structure (e.g. of houses)
  • 請 【ショウ】 request, invitation, privilege in criminal law given to nobles of the fifth rank or above (ritsuryo system)
  • 招待 【ショウタイ】 invitation
  • 招請 【ショウセイ】 invitation
  • 拝請 【ハイショウ】 humbly inviting

Kun reading compounds

  • 請う 【こう】 to beg, to ask, to request, to invite
  • 乞うご期待 【こうごきたい】 don't miss it, stay tuned, coming soon, look forward to it
  • 受ける 【うける】 to receive, to get, to catch (e.g. a ball), to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.), to sustain (damage), to incur (a loss), to suffer (an injury), to feel (influence), to undergo (e.g. surgery), to take (a test), to accept (a challenge), to be given (e.g. life, talent), to find funny, to find humorous, to be amused (by), to follow, to succeed, to be descended from, to face (south, etc.), to be modified by, to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee, to be well-received, to become popular, to go down well

Readings

Japanese names:
うけ
Chinese:
qing3
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • solicitar
  • pedir
  • rogar
  • tomar el control
  • recibir

Portuguese

  • solicitar
  • convidar
  • perguntar

French

  • solliciter
  • inviter
  • demander
1479 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
657 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4390 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1190 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1759 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2323 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
661 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
672 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
878 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1695 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1983 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1060 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1426 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1550 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35640P Morohashi
1576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5645 New Nelson (John Haig)
1536 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1656 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1799 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3046 2001 Kanji
7a8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0562.7 Four corner code
1-32-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8acb Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
defeat, negative, -, minus, bear, owe, assume a responsibility
Kun:
ま.けるま.かすお.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
443 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 負 【フ】 negative, minus
  • 負荷 【フカ】 burden, load (e.g. CPU time, electricity, etc.)
  • 正負 【セイフ】 positive and negative, +-, plus and minus
  • 非負 【ヒフ】 non-negative

Kun reading compounds

  • 負ける 【まける】 to lose, to be defeated, to succumb, to give in, to surrender, to yield, to be inferior to, to break out in a rash due to (e.g. lacquer, shaving, etc.), to reduce the price, to give a discount, to throw in (something extra) for free
  • 負けるが勝ち 【まけるがかち】 he that fights and runs away may live to fight another day, sometimes you have to lose to win, losing is winning
  • 負かす 【まかす】 to defeat
  • 負う 【おう】 to bear, to carry on one's back, to take responsibility for, to accept a duty, to receive (wound), to incur (damage), to be injured, to owe
  • 負うた子に教えられて浅瀬を渡る 【おうたこにおしえられてあさせをわたる】 some things can be learned from the young, a fool may give a wise man counsel, to be led across the shallows by the child on one's shoulders

Readings

Chinese:
fu4
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • llevar
  • tomar a su cargo
  • deber
  • ser derrotado
  • llevarse la victoria

Portuguese

  • derrotar
  • negativa
  • menos
  • carregar
  • dever a
  • assumir uma responsabilidade

French

  • défaite
  • perdre
  • moins
  • négatif
  • assumer
  • porter sur le dos
  • devoir à quelqu'un
  • faire un rabais
312 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
406 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
383 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
473 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4488 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
503 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
918 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
981 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
510 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
519 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
717 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1722 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2594 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1327 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1799 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
63 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36660X Morohashi
2091 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5769 New Nelson (John Haig)
63 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
67 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
346 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2561 2001 Kanji
2n7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-7-2 SKIP code
2780.6 Four corner code
1-41-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ca0 Unicode hex code