Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
admonish, commandment
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
366 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 警官 【ケイカン】 police officer, policeman, constable
  • 警察 【ケイサツ】 police, police officer, police station
  • 県警 【ケンケイ】 prefectural police
  • 府警 【フケイ】 prefectural police (Osaka or Kyoto)

Kun reading compounds

  • 戒める 【いましめる】 to warn against, to caution against, to admonish, to scold, to rebuke, to prohibit, to forbid, to ban, to be cautious, to detest, to loathe, to punish

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing3
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • amonestar
  • advertir

Portuguese

  • advertir
  • mandamentos

French

  • réprimander
  • avertissement
  • commandement
857 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
847 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
410 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4439 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
902 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
912 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
706 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
719 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
476 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1657 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3595 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2512 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
343 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35989 Morohashi
2893 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5705 New Nelson (John Haig)
336 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
358 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
454 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1005 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1977 2001 Kanji
7a12.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-12-7 SKIP code
4860.1 Four corner code
1-23-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b66 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
guess, presume, surmise, judge, understand
On:
サツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
477 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 察 【サツ】 cops, police
  • 診察 【シンサツ】 medical examination
  • 観察 【カンサツ】 observation, survey, watching

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cha2
Korean:
chal

Spanish

  • adivinar
  • suponer
  • percibir

Portuguese

  • convidado
  • presumir
  • conjecturar
  • juiz
  • compreender

French

  • deviner
  • présumer
  • supposer
  • juger
  • comprendre
406 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
516 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
489 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
671 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1334 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
511 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
474 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2180 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
619 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
629 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
475 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
495 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2961 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1520 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2062 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1112 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7283 Morohashi
2347 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1360 New Nelson (John Haig)
1103 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1184 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
492 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
617 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
741 2001 Kanji
3m11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
3090.1 Four corner code
1-27-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bdf Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
evidence, proof, certificate
Kun:
あかし
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
306 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 証 【アカシ】 proof, evidence, sign, testimony, vindication, certificate, license, membership card, to testify (usu. Christian religious context), enlightenment, symptoms (in Chinese medicine), patient's condition
  • 証明 【ショウメイ】 proof, testimony, demonstration, verification, certification
  • 保証 【ホショウ】 guarantee, security, assurance, pledge, warranty
  • 立証 【リッショウ】 establishing proof, demonstration, substantiation

Kun reading compounds

  • 証 【あかし】 proof, evidence, sign, testimony, vindication, certificate, license, membership card, to testify (usu. Christian religious context), enlightenment, symptoms (in Chinese medicine), patient's condition

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • evidencia
  • prueba
  • testimonio
  • certificado

Portuguese

  • evidência
  • prova
  • certificado

French

  • preuve
  • évidence
  • certificat
816 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
737 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
715 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
430 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4341 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
697 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1746 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1660 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
484 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
493 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
666 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1672 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1899 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1010 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1365 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
386 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35341 Morohashi
1506 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5589 New Nelson (John Haig)
380 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
406 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
448 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
754 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3073 2001 Kanji
7a5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
0161.1 Four corner code
1-30-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a3c Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 明 【メイ】 brightness, discernment, insight, an eye (for), eyesight, vision, nth year in the Meiji era (1868.9.8-1912.7.30)
  • 明確 【メイカク】 clear, precise, definite, distinct
  • 説明 【セツメイ】 explanation, exposition, description, account, caption, legend
  • 証明 【ショウメイ】 proof, testimony, demonstration, verification, certification
  • 明 【ミョウ】 vidya (wisdom), mantra, the coming (July 4, etc.)
  • 明日 【アシタ】 tomorrow, near future
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 内明 【ナイミョウ】 adhyatmavidya (inner studies, ancient Indian philosophy)
  • 明 【ミン】 Ming dynasty (of China; 1368-1644)
  • 明楽 【ミンガク】 Ming-era Chinese music (popularized in Japan during the early 17th century)

Kun reading compounds

  • 明かり 【あかり】 light, illumination, glow, gleam, lamp, light
  • 明かり窓 【あかりまど】 transom, skylight, dormer window
  • 明るい 【あかるい】 light, well-lit, well-lighted, bright (of a colour), brightly-coloured, brightly-colored, cheerful, bright, spirited, sunny (e.g. disposition), encouraging (for the future of a project, etc.), promising, of fair prospects, familiar (with), knowledgeable (about), well versed (in), fair (e.g. politics), clean, impartial
  • 明るむ 【あかるむ】 to brighten, to grow light
  • 明らむ 【あからむ】 to become luminous at dawn (esp. the sky)
  • 明らか 【あきらか】 clear, obvious, evident, plain, definite, bright, light
  • 明らかにする 【あきらかにする】 to make clear, to clarify, to disclose, to make public
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • あくる日 【あくるひ】 next day, following day
  • 明かす 【あかす】 to pass (the night), to spend, to reveal, to divulge, to disclose, to expose, to prove, to verify

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 あけ、 あす、 きら、 け、 さや、 さやか、 とし、 はる、 み、 め
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • luz
  • brillo
  • claridad
  • listo
  • inteligente
  • claro
  • luminoso
  • iluminar
  • aclarar

Portuguese

  • brilhante
  • luz

French

  • clair
  • lumière
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
228 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
208 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
84 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
58 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
186 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
623 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
18 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
106 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
984 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1060 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
20 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13805 Morohashi
855 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2435 New Nelson (John Haig)
20 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
20 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
152 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
167 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3846 2001 Kanji
4c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
6702.0 Four corner code
1-44-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
660e Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
write
Kun:
か.く-が.き-がき
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 書 【ショ】 book, document, calligraphy (esp. Chinese), penmanship, handwriting, letter, note
  • 書斎 【ショサイ】 study, library, den, home office, reading room
  • 読書 【ドクショ】 reading (a book)
  • 清書 【セイショ】 fair copy, clean copy

Kun reading compounds

  • 書く 【かく】 to write, to compose, to pen, to draw, to paint

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • escritura
  • escrito
  • escribir

Portuguese

  • escrever

French

  • écrire
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
70 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
58 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
998 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
333 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14294 Morohashi
2658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2463 New Nelson (John Haig)
327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
121 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1678 2001 Kanji
4c6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5060.1 Four corner code
1-29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code