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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 軽 【ケイ】 light (e.g. vehicle, aircraft, etc.)
  • 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

Chinese:
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
23-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8efd Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
cheerful, pleasant, agreeable, comfortable
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
1074 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 快 【カイ】 pleasure, delight, enjoyment
  • 快感 【カイカン】 pleasant feeling
  • 豪快 【ゴウカイ】 hearty, exciting, stirring, lively, heroic, largehearted, splendid
  • 明快 【メイカイ】 clear, clear-cut, lucid, unequivocal, explicit

Kun reading compounds

  • 快い 【こころよい】 pleasant, agreeable, comfortable, refreshing

Readings

Japanese names:
よし
Chinese:
kuai4
Korean:
kwae

Spanish

  • agradable
  • bueno
  • curarse
  • rápido
  • placentero

Portuguese

  • confortável
  • agradável
  • alegre

French

  • agréable
  • gai
  • plaisant
  • confortable
566 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
661 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
631 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
882 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1654 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
827 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
531 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
372 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1409 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1498 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
656 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
808 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
289 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1657 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10369 Morohashi
245 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1802 New Nelson (John Haig)
1642 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1771 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
664 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1163 2001 Kanji
4k4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
9503.0 Four corner code
18-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5feb Unicode hex code