Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
expense, cost, spend, consume, waste
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
321 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 費 【ヒ】 cost, expense
  • 費用 【ヒヨウ】 cost, expense
  • 固定費 【コテイヒ】 fixed cost, fixed expense
  • 交際費 【コウサイヒ】 entertainment expenses

Kun reading compounds

  • 費やす 【ついやす】 to spend, to expend, to consume, to waste, to squander, to throw away, to devote
  • 費える 【ついえる】 to be used up (e.g. one's savings), to dwindle away, to be wasted (time, effort, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
fei4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • gasto
  • coste
  • gastar

Portuguese

  • despesa
  • custo
  • gastar
  • consumir
  • perder

French

  • dépense
  • coût
  • dépenser
  • consommer
  • gaspiller
495 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
596 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
567 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
337 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4497 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
608 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
925 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
749 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
762 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
858 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1732 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3221 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1670 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2261 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1246 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36717 Morohashi
2607 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5786 New Nelson (John Haig)
1238 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1326 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
352 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
598 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
7b5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
5580.6 Four corner code
1-40-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cbb Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
use 用 (甩)
Parts:
utilize, business, service, use, employ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
107 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 用 【ヨウ】 business, task, errand, engagement, use, purpose, for the use of ..., used for ..., made for ..., call of nature, excretion
  • 用意 【ヨウイ】 preparation, arrangements, provision, getting ready, laying out (e.g. a meal)
  • 登用 【トウヨウ】 appointment, assignment, promotion
  • 効用 【コウヨウ】 use, utility, effect, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 用いる 【もちいる】 to use, to make use of, to utilize, to utilise

Readings

Japanese names:
たから
Chinese:
yong4
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • uso
  • empleo
  • trabajo
  • usar
  • hacer uso de

Portuguese

  • utilizar
  • negócios
  • serviço
  • usar
  • empregar

French

  • se servir de
  • affaires
  • service
  • utiliser
  • employer
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
215 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
110 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
107 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21703 Morohashi
2976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3721 New Nelson (John Haig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
116 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-45-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7528 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hold, have
Kun:
も.つ-も.ちも.てる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 持 【ジ】 draw (in go, poetry contest, etc.), tie
  • 持久 【ジキュウ】 endurance, persistence
  • 堅持 【ケンジ】 holding on to, sticking to
  • 護持 【ゴジ】 defend and maintain, support, protection

Kun reading compounds

  • 持つ 【もつ】 to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carry, to possess, to have, to own, to maintain, to keep, to last, to be durable, to keep, to survive, to take charge of, to be in charge of
  • 持子 【もつご】 stone moroko (Pseudorasbora parva), topmouth gudgeon
  • 持てる 【もてる】 to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.), to be well liked, to be popular, to be pampered (spoiled, doted upon, etc.), to be welcomed, to endure (the tests of time, the elements, etc.), to last, possessed, held, rich, wealthy, affluent
  • 持てる者 【もてるもの】 (the) haves, those who have

Readings

Japanese names:
もち、 もつ
Chinese:
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • duración
  • propiedad
  • cargo
  • sostener
  • mantener

Portuguese

  • segurar
  • ter

French

  • avoir
  • tenir
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
310 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
294 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
184 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1903 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
50 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
178 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
801 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
451 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
333 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
667 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12019 Morohashi
374 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2151 New Nelson (John Haig)
660 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
712 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
94 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
328 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1348 2001 Kanji
3c6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5404.1 Four corner code
1-27-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6301 Unicode hex code