Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1269 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 軟 【ナン】 soft
  • 軟化 【ナンカ】 softening, softening (of attitude), mollification, weakening (of the market), blanching (of vegetables; by depriving of light)
  • 硬軟 【コウナン】 hardness and softness, hard line and moderate line

Kun reading compounds

  • 柔らか 【やわらか】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, soft (colour, light, etc.), subdued, gentle (demeanour, voice, etc.), mild, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい文章 【やわらかいぶんしょう】 informal style

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ruan3
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • suave
  • flojo
  • débil

Portuguese

  • macio

French

  • mou
1673 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4614 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1482 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
940 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1788 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1922 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1774 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1871 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
994 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
481 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38213 Morohashi
1479 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5947 New Nelson (John Haig)
470 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
509 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1489 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1562 2001 Kanji
7c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
5708.2 Four corner code
1-38-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8edf Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 民営化 【ミンエイカ】 privatization, privatisation
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics, decoration, dressing, veneer
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 skin lotion, face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
1-18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
symptoms, illness
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1111 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 症 【ショウ】 illness
  • 症候群 【ショウコウグン】 syndrome
  • 自閉症 【ジヘイショウ】 autism
  • 後遺症 【コウイショウ】 prognostic symptoms, after-effect, sequela

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4, zheng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • síntoma
  • señal
  • enfermedad

Portuguese

  • sintomas
  • doença

French

  • symptôme
  • maladie
1397 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
955 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3039 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1563 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1545 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1318 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1400 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1363 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1350 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4065 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2062 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2794 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1701 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22140 Morohashi
3280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3795 New Nelson (John Haig)
1685 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1816 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
573 2001 Kanji
5i5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-5 SKIP code
0011.1 Four corner code
1-30-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
75c7 Unicode hex code