Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
buy
Kun:
か.う
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
520 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 買収 【バイシュウ】 acquisition (esp. corporate), buy-out, takeover, purchase, bribery, buying off, corruption
  • 買収計画 【バイシュウケイカク】 purchasing plan, acquisition plan
  • 不買 【フバイ】 not buying
  • 人身売買 【ジンシンバイバイ】 slave trade, white-slave trade, human trafficking

Kun reading compounds

  • 買う 【かう】 to buy, to purchase, to value, to have a high opinion, to stir, to provoke, to draw upon oneself

Readings

Chinese:
mai3
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • comprar

Portuguese

  • comprar

French

  • acheter
300 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
212 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
193 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
330 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3637 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
48 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
89 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1753 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
241 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
241 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
188 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1731 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3211 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1662 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2252 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
839 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36708 Morohashi
2598 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5793 New Nelson (John Haig)
831 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
894 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
433 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
221 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3661 2001 Kanji
5g7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
6080.6 Four corner code
39-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cb7 Unicode hex code

4 strokes (also 5)
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
Variants:
income, obtain, reap, pay, supply, store
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
337 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 収穫 【シュウカク】 harvest, crop, ingathering, fruits (of one's labors), gain, result, returns
  • 収益 【シュウエキ】 earnings, proceeds, returns, revenue
  • 徴収 【チョウシュウ】 collection (of fees, taxes, etc.), levy
  • 増収 【ゾウシュウ】 increase in yield

Kun reading compounds

  • 収める 【おさめる】 to dedicate, to make an offering, to pay (fees), to supply, to store, to finish, to bring to a close, to restore (something to its place), to achieve (e.g. a result)
  • 収まる 【おさまる】 to fit into (a box, frame, category, etc.), to be contained within, to fall within (e.g. a budget), to settle down (into), to be installed (in one's rightful place), to be returned (to one's original position), to settle into (one's position), to take up (a post), to occupy (a role), to be delivered, to be paid (e.g. taxes), to be settled (dispute, conflict, etc.), to be sorted, to subside (e.g. wind), to calm down, to abate, to be satisfied (e.g. with an answer), to consent, to agree

Readings

Japanese names:
のぶ
Chinese:
shou1

Spanish

  • ingresar
  • obtener
  • recibir
  • almacenar
  • aceptar
  • ser obtenido
  • ser pagado

Portuguese

  • renda
  • obter
  • colheita
  • pagamento
  • oferta
  • loja

French

  • fournir
  • obtenir
  • payer
  • récolter
  • revenu
  • réserve
631 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
898 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
703 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
411 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
860 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
721 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
392 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
133 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
757 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
770 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
828 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
265 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
31 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
17 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
16 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1524 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3128 Morohashi
198 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
675 New Nelson (John Haig)
1510 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1628 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
831 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1267 2001 Kanji
2h2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
2774.0 Four corner code
28-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53ce Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48)
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
299 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 工 【コウ】 (factory) worker
  • 工員 【コウイン】 factory worker
  • 起工 【キコウ】 setting to work
  • 商工 【ショウコウ】 commerce and industry
  • 工夫 【クフウ】 scheme, device, scheming, devising, figuring out, coming up with, solving ingeniously, dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition
  • 竹細工 【タケザイク】 bamboo work
  • 寄せ木細工 【ヨセギザイク】 wooden mosaic work, parquetry, wooden mosaic (e.g. on a piece of furniture), marquetry, marqueterie
  • 具合 【グアイ】 condition, state, health, state (of health), way, manner, circumstance, luck, face, dignity, decency, propriety
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition

Readings

Japanese names:
もく
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • construcción
  • fabricación
  • obrero

Portuguese

  • ofício
  • construção

French

  • ingénierie
  • industrie
  • construction
  • radical katakana E (no. 48)
71 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
125 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
113 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
169 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1451 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
77 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
39 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
139 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
379 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
550 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4190 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2118 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
76 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8714 Morohashi
3381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1532 New Nelson (John Haig)
76 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
80 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
173 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
84 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
0a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
1010.0 Four corner code
25-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de5 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
make, production, prepare, build
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
103 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作柄 【サクガラ】 crop conditions, quality (of art)
  • 大作 【タイサク】 large-scale work, voluminous work, monumental work, great work, masterpiece
  • 遺作 【イサク】 posthumous works
  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作業 【サギョウ】 work, operation, manufacturing, fatigue duty
  • 所作 【ショサ】 conduct, behaviour, movements, gesture, one's carriage, performance (on stage, etc.), dance, acting, dance (in kabuki), dance play
  • 安定操作 【アンテイソウサ】 stabilizing (stock) transaction

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 作り 【つくり】 making, producing, manufacturing, building, construction, make, structure, appearance (attire, make-up, etc.), build, physique, sashimi, forced (smile, etc.)
  • 作り上げる 【つくりあげる】 to build up, to complete, to construct, to create, to put together, to make up, to fabricate, to invent, to cook up

Readings

Japanese names:
くり、 さか、 さっ、 づくり、 とも、 なお、 はぎ、 まさか
Chinese:
zuo1, zuo4, zuo2
Korean:
jag, ja, ju

Spanish

  • hacer
  • construir
  • fabricar
  • conducta
  • comportamiento
  • crear

Portuguese

  • fazer
  • produção
  • preparar
  • construção

French

  • fabriquer
  • produire
  • construire
  • préparer
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
127 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
99 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
116 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
362 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
360 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
361 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
75 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
77 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
49 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
52 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1151 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
518 Morohashi
68 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 New Nelson (John Haig)
1142 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
120 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
144 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2154 2001 Kanji
2a5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2821.1 Four corner code
26-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f5c Unicode hex code