Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
foot 足 (⻊)
Parts:
long-distance, spur, fetlock
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1191 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 距 【キョ】 tubular nectary, spur
  • 距離 【キョリ】 distance, range
  • 緯距 【イキョ】 latitude
  • 経距 【ケイキョ】 departure (surveying, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 隔たる 【へだたる】 to be distant
  • 蹴爪 【けづめ】 fetlock (horse, etc.), spur (chicken, etc.), cockspur, dewclaw (dog, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju4
Korean:
geo

Spanish

  • larga distancia
  • distante
  • separar

Portuguese

  • Longa distância

French

  • longue distance
  • éperon (botanique)
  • fanon (de cheval)
1157 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1245 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4548 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1110 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1791 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1294 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1369 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1007 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1760 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1905 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1013 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1370 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1289 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37481 Morohashi
1511 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5866 New Nelson (John Haig)
1281 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1375 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1590 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3775 2001 Kanji
7d5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
1-7-4 SKIP code
6111.7 Four corner code
1-21-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ddd Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
detach, separation, disjoin, digress
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
555 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 離 【リ】 li (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: fire, south)
  • 離宮 【リキュウ】 imperial villa, royal villa, detached palace
  • 短距離 【タンキョリ】 short distance, short range, short-haul
  • 近距離 【キンキョリ】 short distance

Kun reading compounds

  • 離れる 【はなれる】 to be separated, to be apart, to be distant, to leave, to go away, to leave (a job, etc.), to quit, to give up, to lose connection with, to drift away from
  • 離す 【はなす】 to separate, to part, to divide, to keep apart

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li2
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • separarse
  • apartarse
  • separar
  • apartar

Portuguese

  • separar
  • separação
  • digressão
  • divagação

French

  • séparer
  • détacher
  • diviser
  • s'écarter
1897 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
641 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5040 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
909 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1887 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2889 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1281 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1355 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1008 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1857 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2364 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1195 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1663 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1505 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42140X Morohashi
1836 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6517 New Nelson (John Haig)
1492 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1605 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1923 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
475 2001 Kanji
8c10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-8 SKIP code
0041.4 Four corner code
1-46-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
304 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 空 【クウ】 empty air, sky, shunyata, emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phenomenon, air force, fruitlessness, meaninglessness, void (one of the five elements), empty (e.g. set)
  • 空域 【クウイキ】 airspace
  • 領空 【リョウクウ】 territorial airspace
  • 防空 【ボウクウ】 air defense, air defence

Kun reading compounds

  • 空 【そら】 sky, the air, the heavens, weather, far-off place, distant place, state of mind, feeling, (from) memory, (by) heart, falsehood, lie, somehow, vaguely, fake
  • 空模様 【そらもよう】 look of the sky, weather
  • 定めなき空 【さだめなきそら】 changeable weather
  • 晴れた空 【はれたそら】 clear sky, cloudless sky
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 空き 【あき】 space, room, gap, emptiness, vacancy, opening, empty seat, free time, time to spare, disuse, unused thing
  • 空き缶 【あきかん】 empty can
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 空 【から】 emptiness, vacuum, blank
  • 空手 【からて】 karate, empty handed
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty (of a residence, etc.), vacant, deserted, body from which the soul has left, corpse, shed skin (of a snake, insect, etc.)
  • 空く 【すく】 to become less crowded, to thin out, to get empty, to be hungry
  • 空かす 【すかす】 to feel hungry, to get hungry
  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless

Readings

Japanese names:
うつ、 き、 く
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kong1, kong4
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cielo
  • atmósfera
  • vacío
  • vacante
  • quedarse vacío
  • vaciar

Portuguese

  • esvaziar
  • ceú
  • desocupado
  • vazio
  • vácuo

French

  • vide
  • ciel
  • vacant
  • creux
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
15 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
184 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
140 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1452 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1913 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1327 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25415 Morohashi
2227 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4192 New Nelson (John Haig)
1317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1414 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
304 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
73 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-5-3 SKIP code
3010.1 Four corner code
1-22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-, good opportunity, chance, estrangement, discord, alienation, spy, secret agent
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 ken (6 shaku, approx. 1.818 m), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 number of ken (in length or breadth)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 六百間 【ロッピャッケン】 roppyakken (type of card game)

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 茶の間 【ちゃのま】 living room (Japanese-style)
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code