Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
precious, value, prize, esteem, honor
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
970 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 貴 【キ】 your, indicates high rank or status, indicates love and respect (usu. for an older person)
  • 貴金属 【キキンゾク】 precious metal
  • 騰貴 【トウキ】 rise (in price or value), appreciation, advance
  • 富貴 【フウキ】 riches and honours (honors), wealth and rank

Kun reading compounds

  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 貴い家柄 【たっといいえがら】 noble birth
  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect

Readings

Japanese names:
きよ、 ぎ、 たか、 たかし、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gui4
Korean:
gwi

Spanish

  • precioso
  • valioso
  • valorar
  • apreciar
  • estimar

Portuguese

  • precioso
  • valor
  • prêmio
  • estima
  • honra

French

  • précieux
  • de valeur
  • prisé
  • estimé
  • honneur
756 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
847 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
834 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1119 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4504 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
616 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1779 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1755 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1171 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1228 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
855 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1729 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3220 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1669 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2260 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1787 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36704 Morohashi
2606 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5794 New Nelson (John Haig)
1771 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1908 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
940 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1661 2001 Kanji
7b5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
2-4-8 SKIP code
5080.6 Four corner code
1-21-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cb4 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
tribe, family
On:
ゾク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
393 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 族 【ゾク】 tribe, clan, band, family, (taxonomical) tribe, group (of the periodic table)
  • 族長 【ゾクチョウ】 patriarch, head of a family
  • 皇族 【コウゾク】 imperial family, royalty
  • 王族 【オウゾク】 royalty

Readings

Japanese names:
つぎ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zu2
Korean:
jog, ju

Spanish

  • tribu
  • familia

Portuguese

  • tribo
  • família

French

  • tribu
  • famille
455 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
353 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
333 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
599 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2090 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
448 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
184 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1343 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
221 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
221 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
961 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1195 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
651 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
863 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1230 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13661 Morohashi
958 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2399 New Nelson (John Haig)
1222 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1307 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
301 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
379 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
463 2001 Kanji
4h7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
0823.4 Four corner code
1-34-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65cf Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
storey, stair, counter for storeys of a building
Kun:
きざはし
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
513 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 階 【カイ】 storey, story, floor, stairs, stage (in chronostratigraphy), counter for storeys and floors of a building
  • 階級 【カイキュウ】 (social) class, rank, grade
  • 中二階 【チュウニカイ】 mezzanine floor
  • 位階 【イカイ】 court rank

Kun reading compounds

  • 階 【きざはし】 stairs, stairs at the front of a noh stage

Readings

Japanese names:
しな、 と、 はし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie1
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • piso
  • nivel
  • grado
  • posición

Portuguese

  • Andar de edifícios
  • grau
  • sufixo para contagem de andares de um edifício

French

  • étage
  • niveau
  • compteur d'étages
361 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
262 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
242 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
253 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5011 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
436 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
991 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1840 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
588 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
597 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
607 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
743 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
761 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1318 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41755 Morohashi
624 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6469 New Nelson (John Haig)
1309 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1406 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
328 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
392 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3678 2001 Kanji
2d9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1-2-9 SKIP code
7226.2 Four corner code
7126.1 Four corner code
1-19-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
968e Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
class, rank, grade
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
785 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 級 【キュウ】 class (e.g. school), grade, rank, kyū, kyu, junior rank in martial arts, go, shogi, etc.
  • 級友 【キュウユウ】 classmate
  • 同級 【ドウキュウ】 the same grade, same class
  • 最高級 【サイコウキュウ】 highest grade, top class

Readings

Japanese names:
しな
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
geub

Spanish

  • clase
  • rango
  • grado

Portuguese

  • classe
  • posição
  • grau

French

  • classe
  • rang
  • grade
  • niveau
187 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
273 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
255 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
505 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3496 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
228 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
811 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1680 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
568 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
577 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
410 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1513 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1630 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
859 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1365 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27258P Morohashi
1279 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4437 New Nelson (John Haig)
1353 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1453 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
373 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
323 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2767 2001 Kanji
6a3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
1-6-4 SKIP code
2794.7 Four corner code
1-21-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d1a Unicode hex code