Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
substance, quality, matter, temperament
Kun:
たちただ.すもとわりふ
On:
シツシチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N4
389 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 質 【シツ】 quality, value, nature, inherent quality, character, logical quality
  • 質疑 【シツギ】 question, interpellation
  • 変質 【ヘンシツ】 alteration (of character or essence), change in quality, transformation, deterioration, degeneration, transmutation
  • タンパク質 【タンパクシツ】 protein
  • 質 【シチ】 pawn, pawned article, pledge, security, guarantee
  • 質屋 【シチヤ】 pawnshop
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article

Kun reading compounds

  • 質 【たち】 nature (of a person), disposition, temperament, nature (of something), character, kind, sort
  • 質がいい 【たちがいい】 good-natured, of good character
  • 質す 【ただす】 to enquire of someone about something (inquire), to question

Readings

Chinese:
zhi2, zhi4
Korean:
jil, ji

Spanish

  • substancia
  • contenido
  • simplicidad
  • calidad
  • depósito
  • custodia

Portuguese

  • substância
  • qualidade
  • matéria
  • temperamento

French

  • substance
  • matière
  • qualité
  • tempérament
628 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
369 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
325 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
176 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
176 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1737 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3483 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1146 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36833 Morohashi
2808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5817 New Nelson (John Haig)
1137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1219 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
359 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
808 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
7b8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
2-13-2 SKIP code
7280.6 Four corner code
28-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cea Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
question, ask, problem
Kun:
と.うと.いとん
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
64 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 問 【モン】 counter for questions
  • 問責 【モンセキ】 blame, censure, reproof, reprimand, rebuke
  • 設問 【セツモン】 posing a question, question
  • 弔問 【チョウモン】 condolence call

Kun reading compounds

  • 問う 【とう】 to ask, to inquire, to blame (someone) for, to accuse of, to pursue (question of responsibility), to charge with, to care about, to regard as important, to call into question, to doubt, to question
  • 問うに落ちず語るに落ちる 【とうにおちずかたるにおちる】 to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
  • 問い 【とい】 question, query
  • 問い合わせ 【といあわせ】 enquiry, inquiry, query, interrogation, ENQ
  • 問屋 【とんや】 wholesale store, wholesale dealer, wholesaler

Readings

Japanese names:
はる
Chinese:
wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • duda
  • pregunta
  • problema
  • preguntar
  • acusar

Portuguese

  • perguntar
  • pergunta
  • problema

French

  • question
  • demander
  • problème
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
418 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
75 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4944 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
140 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1524 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
162 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
239 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3814 Morohashi
3320 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 New Nelson (John Haig)
1617 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
41 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
387 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
8e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-3 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
44-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
554f 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
45-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7528 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
paper
Kun:
かみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紙 【シ】 newspaper
  • 紙上 【シジョウ】 on paper, in the newspapers, in a letter
  • 原稿用紙 【ゲンコウヨウシ】 Japanese writing paper (lined with a square grid, one square per character)
  • 製紙 【セイシ】 papermaking, paper-making, paper making, paper manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 紙 【かみ】 paper
  • 紙芝居 【かみしばい】 picture story show
  • インディア紙 【インディアかみ】 India paper
  • 蝋紙 【ろうかみ】 wax paper

Readings

Chinese:
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • papel
  • periódico

Portuguese

  • Papel

French

  • papier
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
501 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
362 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
236 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
180 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1654 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27293 Morohashi
1302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
456 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2294.0 Four corner code
27-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d19 Unicode hex code