Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
army, force, troops, war, battle
Kun:
いくさ
On:
グン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
189 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 軍 【グン】 army, armed forces, troops, military authorities, team, group, troupe
  • 軍医 【グンイ】 military physician or surgeon
  • 両軍 【リョウグン】 both armies, both teams, both sides
  • 従軍 【ジュウグン】 military service, serving in a war, taking part in a campaign

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 軍神 【ぐんしん】 god of war, war hero
  • 海兵遠征軍 【かいへいえんせいいくさ】 Marine Expeditionary Force (US)
  • 大軍 【おおいくさ】 great war, great battle

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jun1
Korean:
gun

Spanish

  • ejército
  • tropas

Portuguese

  • exército
  • força
  • tropas
  • guerra
  • batalha

French

  • armée
  • forces
  • troupes
  • guerriers
  • bataille
593 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
490 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
466 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
193 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
100 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
938 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
906 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
438 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
444 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
778 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1771 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2582 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1318 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1789 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
307 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38179 Morohashi
2080 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5943 New Nelson (John Haig)
301 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
323 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
36 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
522 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2i7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3750.6 Four corner code
1-23-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ecd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
equip, provision, preparation
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
356 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 備蓄 【ビチク】 stockpile, reserves, storing, stocking up, laying in (supplies)
  • 備考 【ビコウ】 note (for reference), remarks, N.B.
  • 配備 【ハイビ】 deployment, disposition, posting, stationing
  • 無防備 【ムボウビ】 defenseless, defenceless, unprotected, vulnerable

Kun reading compounds

  • 備える 【そなえる】 to furnish with, to equip with, to provide, to install, to prepare for, to make preparations for, to make provision for, to possess (all that is needed), to be endowed with, to be equipped with, to be born with, to have since birth
  • 備わる 【そなわる】 to be furnished with, to be provided with, to be equipped with, to be possessed of, to be endowed with, to be gifted with, to be among, to be one of
  • 具に 【つぶさに】 in detail, with great care, completely, fully

Readings

Japanese names:
びっ、 びん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • equipar
  • aprovisionar
  • preparación
  • preparativo
  • proveer
  • preparar
  • estar dotado de
  • estar surtido

Portuguese

  • equipe
  • provisão
  • preparação

French

  • équiper
  • préparation
  • approvisionnement
700 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
795 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
774 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
321 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
519 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
750 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
332 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1539 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
768 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
782 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
613 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
124 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
165 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
109 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1191 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
967 Morohashi
146 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 New Nelson (John Haig)
1183 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1267 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
201 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
763 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2153 2001 Kanji
2a10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-10 SKIP code
2422.7 Four corner code
1-40-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5099 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
909 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 縮 【シュク】 wearing armour (armor), counter for suits of armour
  • 縮小 【シュクショウ】 reduction, curtailment, cut, cutback, scaling down
  • 凝縮 【ギョウシュク】 condensation (of ideas, emotions, etc.), condensation (of a vapour or gas)
  • 濃縮 【ノウシュク】 concentration (e.g. of a solution), enrichment, condensation

Kun reading compounds

  • 縮む 【ちぢむ】 to shrink, to contract, to diminish (in size)
  • 縮まる 【ちぢまる】 to shorten, to narrow, to close, to shrink
  • 縮める 【ちぢめる】 to shorten, to reduce, to condense, to shrink, to crumple (fabric), to wrinkle, to make (one's body) smaller, to draw in (one's legs), to duck (one's head)
  • 縮れる 【ちぢれる】 to be wavy, to be curled, to be frizzled
  • 縮らす 【ちぢらす】 to curl, to crimp

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo1, su4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acortar
  • reducir
  • restringir
  • encoger
  • contraerse
  • estar rizado
  • rizar

Portuguese

  • encolher
  • contrair
  • enrugar
  • ruga
  • reduzir

French

  • rétrécir
  • contracter
  • raccourcir
  • friser
  • réduire
904 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
893 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
924 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1142 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1646 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2813 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1110 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
884 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1558 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1348 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27815 Morohashi
1414 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1336 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1434 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
999 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a11.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-11 SKIP code
2396.1 Four corner code
1-29-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e2e Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name), inferior, younger (of two people with the same name), junior, unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小雨 【コサメ】 light rain, drizzle
  • 微小 【ビショウ】 microscopic
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small and medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
1-30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code