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

Speed

Stroke order

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

5 strokes
Radical:
two hands, twenty
Parts:
Variants:
valve, petal, braid, speech, dialect, discrimination, dispose of, distinguish, conical cap
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
619 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弁 【ベン】 speech, tongue, talk, eloquence, dialect, brogue, accent, bento, Japanese box lunch, petal, valve, Oversight Department, division of the daijokan under the ritsuryo system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices
  • 弁解 【ベンカイ】 explanation (e.g. for one's actions), excuse, justification, defense, defence
  • 熱弁 【ネツベン】 fervent speech
  • 強弁 【キョウベン】 insisting (unreasonably), obstinate insistence

Kun reading compounds

  • 弁える 【わきまえる】 to discern (e.g. right from wrong), to discriminate, to distinguish, to know (manners, one's place, etc.), to understand, to bear in mind

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
bian4
Korean:
byeon, ban

Spanish

  • discurso
  • dialecto
  • distinguir
  • identificar
  • reembolsar
  • pétalo

Portuguese

  • válvula
  • petala
  • trança
  • discurso
  • dialeto
  • discriminação
  • livrar-se de
  • distinguir

French

  • éloquence
  • valve
  • pétale
  • tresse
  • dialecte
  • discernement
  • résoudre
  • distinguer
715 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
807 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
786 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
793 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
846 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
513 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
275 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
711 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
262 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2497 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1730 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
750 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9588 Morohashi
2004 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1663 New Nelson (John Haig)
742 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
654 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2755 2001 Kanji
0a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2344.0 Four corner code
42-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f01 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
bull's eye, mark, target, object, adjective ending
Kun:
まと
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
105 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 的 【テキ】 -like, typical
  • 的確 【テキカク】 precise, accurate, appropriate, exactly the right
  • 公的 【コウテキ】 public, official
  • 人為的 【ジンイテキ】 artificial, unnatural, human-caused (e.g. mistake, error, disaster), man-made

Kun reading compounds

  • 的 【まと】 mark, target
  • 的外れ 【まとはずれ】 off the mark, off base, misdirected, irrelevant
  • 憧れの的 【あこがれのまと】 object of adoration, longing
  • 小的 【こまと】 small mark, small target

Readings

Japanese names:
いくは、 ゆくは
Chinese:
de5, di2, di4
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • objetivo
  • propósito
  • sufijo para formar adjetivos

Portuguese

  • Centro do alvo
  • marca
  • alvo
  • objeto

French

  • cible
  • but
  • objectif
  • terminaison d'adjectif
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
578 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
551 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
39 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
372 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
753 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
635 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
210 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
210 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
380 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1364 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1444 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
69 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22692 Morohashi
1125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3867 New Nelson (John Haig)
69 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
73 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
7 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
511 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
4c4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2762.0 Four corner code
37-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7684 Unicode hex code