Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
foot 足 (⻊)
Parts:
leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear
Kun:
あした.りるた.るた.す
On:
ソク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
343 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 足 【ソク】 counter for pairs (of socks, shoes, etc.)
  • 足跡 【アシアト】 footprints, record of page visitors (e.g. in social networking sites)
  • 俊足 【シュンソク】 fast runner, swift horse, fleet steed, talented person, brilliant person
  • 土足 【ドソク】 shod feet, wearing shoes, muddy feet, dirty feet

Kun reading compounds

  • 足 【あし】 foot, leg, gait, pace, bottom structural component (i.e. radical) of a kanji, means of transportation, money, coin
  • 足跡 【あしあと】 footprints, record of page visitors (e.g. in social networking sites)
  • 出足 【であし】 turnout (of people), start (e.g. race, campaign, term of office), constant forward movement, initial charge, dash
  • 客足 【きゃくあし】 customer traffic, customers, custom
  • 足りる 【たりる】 to be sufficient, to be enough, to be worth doing, to be worthy of, to deserve, to do (the job), to serve, to answer
  • 足る 【たる】 to be sufficient, to be enough, to be worth doing, to be worthy of, to deserve, to do (the job), to serve, to answer
  • 足るを知る 【たるをしる】 to know one has enough, to be satisfied with one's lot in life
  • 足す 【たす】 to add (numbers), to add (something), to top up (with something), to take care of (e.g. one's business)

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あす、 おす、 たらし
Chinese:
zu2, ju4
Korean:
jog, ju

Spanish

  • pierna
  • pie
  • ser suficiente
  • pata
  • bastar

Portuguese

  • perna
  • ser suficiente

French

  • jambe
  • pied
  • suffire
  • ajouter
  • compteur de paires de chaussures
29 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
36 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
51 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
305 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4546 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
135 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
90 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
461 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
58 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
58 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
171 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1759 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2714 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1386 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1287 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37365 Morohashi
2188 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5856 New Nelson (John Haig)
1279 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1372 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
338 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
67 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3770 2001 Kanji
7d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
34-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8db3 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
beginning, former time, origin
Kun:
もと
On:
ゲンガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
192 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 元 【ゲン】 unknown (e.g. in an equation), element (of a set), yuan (monetary unit of China), Yuan dynasty (China, 1271-1368), Yüan dynasty, Mongol dynasty
  • 原価 【ゲンカ】 cost price
  • 中元 【チュウゲン】 15th day of the 7th lunar month, (last day of) Bon lantern festival, mid-year gift, summer gift, Bon Festival gifts
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen
  • 元日 【ガンジツ】 New Year's Day
  • 元凶 【ゲンキョウ】 ringleader, main culprit, main cause, source

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time
  • 家元 【いえもと】 head of a school (of music, dance), head family of a school
  • 胸元 【むなもと】 breast, chest, pit of the stomach, solar plexus, epigastrium

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 はじめ、 はる、 ゆき、 よし
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • principio
  • origen
  • jefe

Portuguese

  • começo
  • tempo anterior
  • origem

French

  • commencement
  • origine
  • ancien temps
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
106 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
328 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
275 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
121 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
60 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
137 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
245 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2428 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
59 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1340 Morohashi
1929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
343 New Nelson (John Haig)
59 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
63 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
89 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
0a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
24-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5143 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
22 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 見 【ケン】 view (of life, etc.), outlook
  • 見解 【ケンカイ】 opinion, point of view
  • 後見 【コウケン】 guardianship, guardian, (theatrical) assistant, prompter
  • 政見 【セイケン】 political views

Kun reading compounds

  • 見る 【みる】 to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe, to look over, to look on, to assess, to examine, to judge, to look after, to keep an eye on, to take care of, to view (e.g. flowers, movie), to try, to try out, to test, to see that..., to find that...
  • 見る見る 【みるみる】 very fast, in a twinkle, before one's eyes
  • 見える 【みえる】 to be seen, to be in sight, to look, to seem, to appear, to come
  • 見える化 【みえるか】 visualization, rendering visible (e.g. a problem), digitization
  • 見せる 【みせる】 to show, to display

Readings

Chinese:
jian4, xian4
Korean:
gyeon, hyeon

Spanish

  • vista
  • ver
  • esperanza
  • idea
  • opinión
  • observar
  • ser visto
  • estar a la vista
  • poder verse
  • mostrar

Portuguese

  • ver
  • esperanças
  • oportunidades
  • idéia
  • opinião
  • olhar
  • visíveis

French

  • regarder
  • voir
  • visible
  • espoirs
  • chances
  • idée
  • opinion
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
18 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
48 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4284 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
23 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
84 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
518 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
63 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
63 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1643 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3151 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
57 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34796 Morohashi
2544 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5522 New Nelson (John Haig)
57 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
61 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
20 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
62 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3957 2001 Kanji
5c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
24-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
898b Unicode hex code