Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
lightly, trifling, unimportant
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
790 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 軽 【ケイ】 light (e.g. aircraft, truck), light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp), kei car
  • 軽快 【ケイカイ】 light (of movements), nimble, sprightly, springy, light-hearted, cheerful, buoyant, jaunty, casual (e.g. clothing), rhythmical (e.g. melody), taking a turn for the better (of an illness), receding of symptoms, recovery, convalescence
  • 軽々 【ケイケイ】 indiscreetly, thoughtlessly, carelessly, frivolously
  • 酌量減軽 【シャクリョウゲンケイ】 reduction of punishment in the light of extenuating circumstances
  • 軽忽 【キョウコツ】 indiscreet, thoughtless, absurd, laughable, disdaining, belittling
  • 常不軽 【ジョウフキョウ】 Sadaparibhuta (bodhisattva)
  • 剽軽 【ヒョウキン】 facetious, droll, funny

Kun reading compounds

  • 軽い 【かるい】 light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), effortless, nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, lighthearted (e.g. joke), easy, simple, indiscriminate
  • 軽石 【かるいし】 pumice stone
  • 軽やか 【かろやか】 light, easy, non-serious, minor
  • 軽んじる 【かろんじる】 to look down on, to make light of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • ligero
  • insignificante
  • poco serio
  • fácil

Portuguese

  • ligeiramente
  • insignificante
  • sem importância

French

  • léger
  • insignifiant
  • sans importance
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
269 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
650 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4620 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
598 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
547 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1909 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1015 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
724 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38281 Morohashi
1515 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5953 New Nelson (John Haig)
717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
774 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
395 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1572 2001 Kanji
7c5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
5701.4 Four corner code
1-23-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8efd Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
fit, suit, join, 0.1
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
41 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 合 【ゴウ】 gō, traditional unit of volume, approx. 0.1804 litres, gō, traditional unit of area, approx 0.33 metres square, one-tenth of the way from the base to the summit of a mountain, conjunction, sum, total, synthesis (in dialectics), minor premise (in hetuvidya), counter for covered containers, counter for matches, battles, etc.
  • 合意 【ゴウイ】 (coming to an) agreement, consent, mutual understanding, accord, consensus
  • 複合 【フクゴウ】 composite, combined, complex
  • 整合 【セイゴウ】 adjustment, coordination, integration, conformity
  • 合宿 【ガッシュク】 lodging together, training camp, boarding house
  • 合作 【ガッサク】 collaboration, joint work
  • 合戦 【カッセン】 battle, fight, fighting, engagement, contest
  • 合羽 【カッパ】 raincoat

Kun reading compounds

  • 合う 【あう】 to come together, to merge, to unite, to meet, to fit, to match, to suit, to agree with, to be correct, to be profitable, to be equitable, to do ... to each other, to do ... together
  • 合うも不思議、合わぬも不思議 【あうもふしぎあわぬもふしぎ】 dreams and fortune-telling are hit-and-miss
  • 合い 【あい】 between-season wear, spring and autumn clothing, spring and fall clothing, together, condition, situation, state, -ish
  • 合言葉 【あいことば】 password, watchword, motto, slogan
  • 待合 【まちあい】 rendezvous, meeting, assignation, area where guests gather before the start of a tea ceremony, waiting room, meeting place for assignations, drinking, etc.
  • 地合い 【じあい】 texture (cloth, fabric, paper), market tone, undertone, balance between the position of white and black stones (in go)
  • 合わす 【あわす】 to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
  • 合わせる 【あわせる】 to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
  • 合わせる顔がない 【あわせるかおがない】 too ashamed to meet

Readings

Japanese names:
あう、 あん、 い、 か、 こう、 ごお、 に、 ね、 や、 わい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
he2
Korean:
hab

Spanish

  • adecuado
  • apropiado
  • correcto
  • sentar bien
  • ser adecuado
  • ser correcto
  • hacer juego

Portuguese

  • encaixe
  • unir

French

  • correspondre
  • convenir
  • joindre
  • go (0,18 l ou 0,33 m)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
121 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
46 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
383 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
195 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
135 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
270 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
159 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
159 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
271 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
284 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2511 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1274 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1740 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
259 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3287 Morohashi
2019 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
715 New Nelson (John Haig)
253 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
269 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
33 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
124 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
2a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
1-25-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5408 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 金 【キン】 gold (Au), golden (color), gold (medal, cup), valuable, of highest value, money, gold coin, Friday, metal (fourth of the five elements), Jin dynasty (China, 1115-1234), Chin dynasty, Jurchen dynasty, gold general, testicles, karat, carat
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 golden (colour, color)
  • 集金 【シュウキン】 money collection
  • 納金 【ノウキン】 payment
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 golden (colour, color)
  • 金剛 【コンゴウ】 vajra (indestructible substance), diamond, adamantine, thunderbolt, Indra's weapon, Buddhist symbol of the indestructible truth
  • 鬱金 【ウコン】 turmeric (Curcuma domestica)
  • 葛鬱金 【クズウコン】 arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea)
  • 漉油 【コシアブラ】 Acanthopanax sciadophylloides (species of flowering plant related to the aralias)

Kun reading compounds

  • 金 【かね】 money, metal
  • 金持ち 【かねもち】 rich person
  • 細かい金 【こまかいかね】 small change
  • 汚れた金 【よごれたかね】 dirty money

Readings

Japanese names:
かん、 きむ、 こ、 この、 ん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin1
Korean:
gim, geum

Spanish

  • oro
  • dinero
  • metal

Portuguese

  • ouro

French

  • or
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
18 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
14 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
59 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4815 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
18 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
94 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
664 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
23 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
23 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1808 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2552 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1302 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1771 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
275 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40152 Morohashi
2057 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6211 New Nelson (John Haig)
269 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
287 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
79 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
72 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2872 2001 Kanji
8a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
8010.9 Four corner code
1-22-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91d1 Unicode hex code