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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On reading compounds

  • 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

9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
politics, government
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
17 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 政 【マツリゴト】 rule, government
  • 政界 【セイカイ】 (world of) politics, political world, political circles
  • 農政 【ノウセイ】 agricultural administration
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule
  • 摂政 【セッショウ】 regency, regent

Kun reading compounds

  • 政 【まつりごと】 rule, government
  • 政所 【まんどころ】 official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period), titled lady (legal wife of an important official), government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods), clerk working for large temples and shrines
  • 太政 【おおまつりごと】 (Japanese) imperial government
  • 政所 【まんどころ】 official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period), titled lady (legal wife of an important official), government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods), clerk working for large temples and shrines

Readings

Japanese names:
ただ、 まさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • política
  • gobierno
  • reglas

Portuguese

  • política
  • governo

French

  • politique
  • gouvernement
646 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
746 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
724 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
50 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2045 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
124 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
586 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
881 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
483 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
492 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
530 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
937 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
779 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
387 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13135X Morohashi
1142 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2335 New Nelson (John Haig)
381 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
407 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
23 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
700 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3166 2001 Kanji
4i5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1814.0 Four corner code
1-32-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653f Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
boundary, border, region
Kun:
さかい
On:
キョウケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
346 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 境 【サカイ】 border, boundary, turning point, watershed, area, region, spot, space, environment, psychological state, mental state, cognitive object, something perceptible by the sense organs or mind
  • 境界 【キョウカイ】 boundary, border, limit, bounds, frontier
  • 越境 【エッキョウ】 crossing a border (illegally), border violation, border transgression
  • 推奨環境 【スイショウカンキョウ】 system requirements (i.e. recommended hardware and software to run a package)
  • 境内 【ケイダイ】 grounds (esp. of shrines and temples), compound, churchyard, precincts
  • 境界 【ケイカイ】 land boundary, border (between properties)

Kun reading compounds

  • 境 【さかい】 border, boundary, turning point, watershed, area, region, spot, space, environment, psychological state, mental state, cognitive object, something perceptible by the sense organs or mind
  • 境目 【さかいめ】 borderline, boundary
  • 生死の境 【せいしのさかい】 between life and death

Readings

Japanese names:
さか、 じき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • límite
  • frontera
  • región
  • circunstancia
  • borde

Portuguese

  • limite
  • borda
  • região

French

  • frontière
  • région
  • environnement
761 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
680 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
651 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
792 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1135 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
751 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
440 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2076 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
864 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
883 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1036 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
387 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
835 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
482 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
618 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
495 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5409 Morohashi
676 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1085 New Nelson (John Haig)
484 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
523 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
787 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1457 2001 Kanji
3b11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
4011.6 Four corner code
1-22-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5883 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
ground, earth
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
40 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 地 【チ】 earth, ground, land, soil, place, territory, bottom (of a package, book, etc.), earth (one of the five elements)
  • 地位 【チイ】 (social) position, status
  • 奥地 【オクチ】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 対地 【タイチ】 ground to ground
  • 地 【ジ】 ground, land, earth, soil, the region in question, the local area, skin, texture, fabric, material, weave, base, background, one's true nature, narrative (i.e. descriptive part of a story), real life, actuality, captured territory (in the game of go), noh chorus, accompaniment music (in Japanese dance), basic phrase (in Japanese music; usu. repetitive), base part (of multiple shamisens)
  • 地合い 【ジアイ】 texture (cloth, fabric, paper), market tone, undertone, balance between the position of white and black stones (in go)
  • 下地 【シタジ】 groundwork, foundation, inclination, aptitude, elementary knowledge (of), grounding (in), undercoat, first coat, soy sauce
  • 築地 【ツイジ】 mud wall with a roof, roofed mud wall

Readings

Japanese names:
どま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
di4, de5
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • suelo
  • tierra
  • terreno
  • posición

Portuguese

  • terra
  • chão

French

  • sol
  • terre
111 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
184 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
167 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
40 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
143 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
143 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
241 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
118 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
146 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
367 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
236 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
521 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4890 Morohashi
204 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
976 New Nelson (John Haig)
515 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
554 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
45 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
130 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
3b3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
4411.2 Four corner code
1-35-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5730 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
Variants:
sash, belt, obi, zone, region
Kun:
お.びるおび
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
746 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 帯 【タイ】 band (e.g. conduction, valence), belt (e.g. Van-Allen, asteroid, etc.)
  • 帯状疱疹 【タイジョウホウシン】 shingles, herpes zoster
  • 付帯 【フタイ】 incidental, ancillary, accessory, secondary, collateral
  • 亜熱帯 【アネッタイ】 subtropics

Kun reading compounds

  • 帯びる 【おびる】 to wear (sword, decoration, etc.), to carry, to be entrusted (e.g. with a mission), to take on, to have a trace of, to be tinged with
  • 帯 【おび】 obi, kimono sash, paper wrapper on books, CDs, etc., band, belt, strip, cingulum, radio or television program broadcast in the same time slot on all or most days
  • 帯びる 【おびる】 to wear (sword, decoration, etc.), to carry, to be entrusted (e.g. with a mission), to take on, to have a trace of, to be tinged with
  • 単帯 【ひとえおび】 unlined sash
  • 巻き帯 【まきおび】 obi that is not tied but merely wrapped around the body

Readings

Japanese names:
たて
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • faja
  • cinturón
  • zona
  • región
  • llevar
  • transportar
  • ceñirse

Portuguese

  • Faixa
  • cinto
  • obi
  • zona
  • região

French

  • ceinture
  • écharpe
  • obi
  • zone
  • région
669 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
566 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
539 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
718 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1474 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
614 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
498 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1192 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
963 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
994 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1065 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
565 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3191 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1648 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2237 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
422 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8929 Morohashi
2582 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1563 New Nelson (John Haig)
415 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
444 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
552 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1944 2001 Kanji
3f7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-5 SKIP code
2-4-5 SKIP code
4422.7 Four corner code
1-34-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e2f Unicode hex code