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
  • 超過 【チョウカ】 excess, being more than
  • 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:
sound
Parts:
sound, noise
Kun:
おと
On:
オンイン-ノン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
491 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 音 【オト】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音楽 【オンガク】 music
  • 録音 【ロクオン】 (audio) recording
  • 五十音 【ゴジュウオン】 the Japanese syllabary
  • 音信不通 【オンシンフツウ】 break in contact, not hearing from, having no communication with
  • 鸚哥 【インコ】 true parrot (esp. small parrots such as the parakeet, lory and conure)
  • 玉音 【ギョクオン】 the Emperor's voice, beautiful voice, beautiful sound
  • 唐音 【トウオン】 tō-on, Tang reading, on reading of a kanji based on Song dynasty and later Chinese

Kun reading compounds

  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音沙汰 【おとさた】 news (from someone), word, letter, tidings, contact
  • 鈍い音 【にぶいおと】 dull sound, muffled sound
  • 風音 【かざおと】 sound of the wind
  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音色 【ねいろ】 tone color, tone colour, tone quality, timbre
  • 弱音 【よわね】 feeble complaint, whine
  • 高音 【こうおん】 high-pitched tone, soprano

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin1
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • sonido
  • ruido

Portuguese

  • som
  • barulho

French

  • son
  • bruit
50 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
6 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
402 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
206 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
274 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
962 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
347 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
347 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
620 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1879 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2570 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1312 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
490 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43265 Morohashi
2070 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6607 New Nelson (John Haig)
479 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
518 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
78 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
478 2001 Kanji
5b4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-18-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
97f3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
waves, billows, Poland
Kun:
なみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
740 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 波 【ハ】 counter for waves (of a repeated occurrence)
  • 波長 【ハチョウ】 wavelength
  • 脳波 【ノウハ】 brain waves, electroencephalogram, EEG
  • 横波 【ヨコナミ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 波 【なみ】 wave, ups and downs
  • 波打つ 【なみうつ】 to dash against (of waves), to billow, to roll, to wave (e.g. in the wind), to heave, to pound (of a heart), to undulate
  • 高波 【たかなみ】 high waves, heavy seas
  • 横波 【よこなみ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら、 みな、 みなみ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo1, po1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • onda
  • ola
  • Polonia

Portuguese

  • ondas
  • vagas
  • Polônia

French

  • onde
  • vague
  • Pologne
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
367 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
606 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2529 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
666 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
388 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
811 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17308 Morohashi
330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3101 New Nelson (John Haig)
803 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
866 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3414.7 Four corner code
1-39-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce2 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
examination, investigate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
290 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 検討 【ケントウ】 consideration, examination, investigation, study, scrutiny, discussion, analysis, review
  • 検査 【ケンサ】 inspection (e.g. customs, factory), examination, test, check, scan (e.g. MRI, PET), audit
  • 点検 【テンケン】 inspection, examination, checking
  • 探検 【タンケン】 exploration, expedition

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian3
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • examinar
  • investigar
  • analizar

Portuguese

  • examinar
  • investigar

French

  • examen
  • inspection
771 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
690 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
663 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
351 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2304 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
785 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
638 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
531 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
540 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
792 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1101 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1241 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1689 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15065P Morohashi
986 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2752 New Nelson (John Haig)
1673 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
473 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
752 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1863 2001 Kanji
4a8.28 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4893.6 Four corner code
1-24-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
691c Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
investigate
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
184 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 査定 【サテイ】 assessment (of value, damages, etc.), revision (of a budget)
  • 査察 【ササツ】 inspection (for compliance), investigation (tax, etc.)
  • 検査 【ケンサ】 inspection (e.g. customs, factory), examination, test, check, scan (e.g. MRI, PET), audit
  • 調査 【チョウサ】 investigation, examination, inquiry, enquiry, survey

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cha2, zha1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • investigar
  • examinar
  • inspeccionar

Portuguese

  • investigar

French

  • investigation
611 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
705 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
678 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
284 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2235 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
510 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
630 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
624 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
634 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
825 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1056 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3092 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1580 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1798 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14643 Morohashi
2437 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2630 New Nelson (John Haig)
1781 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
699 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1873 2001 Kanji
4a5.32 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
4010.7 Four corner code
1-26-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67fb Unicode hex code