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

9 strokes
Radical:
sound
Parts:
sound, noise
Kun:
おと
On:
オンイン-ノン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
491 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 音 【オト】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音楽 【オンガク】 music
  • 防音 【ボウオン】 soundproof(ing)
  • 異口同音 【イクドウオン】 in concert, with one voice, unanimously
  • 音信 【オンシン】 correspondence, news, letter, tidings
  • 鸚哥 【インコ】 true parrot (esp. small parrots such as the parakeet, lory and conure)
  • 玉音 【ギョクオン】 the Emperor's voice, beautiful voice, beautiful sound
  • 唐音 【トウオン】 tō-on, Tang reading, on reading of a kanji based on Song dynasty and later Chinese

Kun reading compounds

  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音合せ 【おとあわせ】 (musical) tuning
  • 鈍い音 【にぶいおと】 dull sound, muffled sound
  • 風音 【かざおと】 sound of the wind
  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音色 【ねいろ】 tone color, tone colour, tone quality, timbre
  • 弱音 【よわね】 feeble complaint, whine
  • 高音 【こうおん】 high-pitched tone, soprano

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 と
Chinese:
yin1
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • sonido
  • ruido

Portuguese

  • som
  • barulho

French

  • son
  • bruit
50 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
6 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
402 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
206 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
274 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
962 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
347 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
347 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
620 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1879 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2570 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1312 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
490 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43265 Morohashi
2070 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6607 New Nelson (John Haig)
479 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
518 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
78 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
478 2001 Kanji
5b4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
18-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
97f3 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
music, comfort, ease
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
373 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 楽団 【ガクダン】 orchestra, band
  • 楽章 【ガクショウ】 (musical) movement
  • 邦楽 【ホウガク】 Japanese music (esp. traditional Japanese music)
  • 室内楽 【シツナイガク】 chamber music
  • 楽 【ラク】 comfort, ease, relief, (at) peace, relaxation, easy, simple, without trouble, without hardships, (economically) comfortable, raku pottery
  • 楽園 【ラクエン】 pleasure garden, paradise
  • 千秋楽 【センシュウラク】 concluding festivities, concluding program, concluding programme, final day of a tournament
  • 行楽 【コウラク】 outing, excursion, pleasure trip, going on a picnic
  • 猿楽 【サルガク】 sarugaku (form of theatre popular in Japan during the 11th to 14th centuries), noh, fooling around

Kun reading compounds

  • 楽しい 【たのしい】 enjoyable, fun, pleasant, happy, delightful
  • 楽しい思い出 【たのしいおもいで】 happy memory, sweet memory
  • 楽しむ 【たのしむ】 to enjoy (oneself)

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 た、 やす、 ら
Chinese:
le4, yue4
Korean:
ag

Spanish

  • música
  • divertido
  • fácil
  • agradable
  • disfrutar
  • divertirse

Portuguese

  • música
  • conforto
  • facilidade

French

  • musique
  • agréable
  • confort
331 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
98 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
218 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
232 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2324 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
322 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
200 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2029 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
358 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
359 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
343 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1064 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3505 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1808 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2460 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1751 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15213 Morohashi
2826 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2790 New Nelson (John Haig)
1735 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1872 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
481 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
225 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
364 2001 Kanji
4a9.29 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-4 SKIP code
3290.4 Four corner code
19-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
697d Unicode hex code