Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
run 走 (赱)
Parts:
transcend, super-, ultra-
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
597 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 超 【チョウ】 super-, ultra-, hyper-, extreme, extremely, really, totally, absolutely, over, more than
  • 超音波 【チョウオンパ】 ultrasonic waves, ultrasound
  • 出超 【シュッチョウ】 excess of exports, favorable balance of trade, favourable balance of trade
  • 入超 【ニュウチョウ】 excess of imports

Kun reading compounds

  • 越える 【こえる】 to cross over, to cross, to pass through, to pass over (out of), to go beyond, to go past, to exceed, to surpass, to be more (than)
  • 越す 【こす】 to cross over (e.g. mountain), to go across, to get over (e.g. hardship), to pass time (e.g. a winter), to surpass, to be better than, to exceed, to move house, to go, to come

Readings

Japanese names:
まさる、 わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chao1
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • trascender
  • sobresalir
  • super-
  • sobrepasar

Portuguese

  • transcender
  • ótimo
  • ultra-
  • super-

French

  • dépasser
  • super-
  • sur-
1594 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1006 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4543 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1051 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
933 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1816 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1000 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1037 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1074 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1757 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2084 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2824 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
391 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37096 Morohashi
3313 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5852 New Nelson (John Haig)
385 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
411 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1589 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1470 2001 Kanji
3b9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-5 SKIP code
4780.6 Four corner code
1-36-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d85 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

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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

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On reading compounds

  • 揺籃 【ヨウラン】 cradle

Kun reading compounds

  • 茶籠 【ちゃかご】 basket for tea ceremony instruments

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lan2
Korean:
ram

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3452 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26648 Morohashi
4369 New Nelson (John Haig)
6f15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-15 SKIP code
8810.7 Four corner code
1-68-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c43 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
ball, sphere
Kun:
たま
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
302 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 球 【キュウ】 sphere, globe, ball, bulb, ball, sphere, counter for pitches
  • 球威 【キュウイ】 (pitcher's) stuff
  • 配球 【ハイキュウ】 combination of (varied) pitches, serves, etc.
  • 制球 【セイキュウ】 (pitcher's) control

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, okonomiyaki, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 玉突き 【たまつき】 billiards, pool, serial collisions (of cars)
  • 電気の球 【でんきのたま】 electric (light) bulb

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qiu2
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • pelota
  • esfera

Portuguese

  • bola
  • esfera

French

  • balle
  • sphère
188 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
275 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
257 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
379 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2941 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
845 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
736 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1359 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
726 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
739 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
935 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1319 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
658 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
880 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
944 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21011 Morohashi
969 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3643 New Nelson (John Haig)
935 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
370 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3142 2001 Kanji
4f7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
1313.2 Four corner code
1-21-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7403 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
ear
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 連隊 【レンタイ】 regiment
  • 連合 【レンゴウ】 union, alliance, combination, RENGO (Japanese Trade Union Confederation)
  • 対聯 【ツイレン】 couplet (Chinese poetry), pair of hanging scrolls

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lian2
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3713 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1797 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
29153 Morohashi
1419 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4737 New Nelson (John Haig)
2676 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2716 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6e11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-11 SKIP code
1217.2 Four corner code
1-46-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
806f Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 采 【サイ】 dice, die, baton (of command)
  • 骰子 【サイコロ】 dice, die

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sai4
Korean:
sae

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1344 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
36886 Morohashi
5822 New Nelson (John Haig)
3m14.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-14 SKIP code
3080.6 Four corner code
1-76-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cfd Unicode hex code