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

12 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
quantity, measure, weight, amount, consider, estimate, surmise
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
469 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 量 【リョウ】 quantity, amount, volume, portion (of food)
  • 量刑 【リョウケイ】 judge's sentence, assessment of a case
  • 裁量 【サイリョウ】 admeasure, discretion
  • 軽量 【ケイリョウ】 light weight

Kun reading compounds

  • 計る 【はかる】 to measure, to weigh, to survey, to time (sound, gauge, estimate), to conjecture, to infer, to surmise

Readings

Japanese names:
かず
Chinese:
liang4, liang2
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • cantidad
  • medida
  • medir
  • pesar
  • sondear

Portuguese

  • quantidade
  • medida
  • peso
  • quantia

French

  • quantité
  • mesure
  • poids
  • étudier (situation)
  • estimation
  • conjecture
734 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
630 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
600 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
544 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2141 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
743 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
973 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1741 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
411 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
417 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
435 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1804 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3119 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1598 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
179 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40138 Morohashi
2471 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6209 New Nelson (John Haig)
177 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
189 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
601 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
46-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cf Unicode hex code