Jisho

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Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 譚歌 【タンカ】 ballad
  • 譚詩 【タンシ】 ballade
  • 英雄譚 【エイユウタン】 epic, heroic tale
  • 綺譚 【キタン】 beautiful story

Readings

Chinese:
tan2
Korean:
dam

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4432 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
35978X Morohashi
5696 New Nelson (John Haig)
7a12.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-12 SKIP code
0164.6 Four corner code
75-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b5a Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
introduce, inherit, help
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
963 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紹介 【ショウカイ】 introduction, presentation, referral, listing
  • 紹介者 【ショウカイシャ】 person who introduces someone, introducer

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Chinese:
shao4
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • presentar
  • heredar
  • suceder a

Portuguese

  • Introduzir
  • herdar
  • ajudar

French

  • présentations
  • introduction
  • hériter
  • aider
1400 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
938 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3516 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1130 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
813 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1955 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
456 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
694 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1527 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1371 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27361 Morohashi
1335 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4465 New Nelson (John Haig)
1359 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1459 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1473 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2777 2001 Kanji
6a5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2796.2 Four corner code
30-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d39 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 光学 【コウガク】 optics
  • 光栄 【コウエイ】 honour, honor, glory, privilege
  • 脚光 【キャッコウ】 footlight, limelight
  • 発光 【ハッコウ】 emission (of light), radiation (of light), luminescence

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)
  • 柔らかな光 【やわらかなひかり】 soft light

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Chinese:
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code