Jisho

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7 strokes (also 6)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
near, early, akin, tantamount
Kun:
ちか.い
On:
キンコン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
194 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 近畿 【キンキ】 Kinki (region around Osaka, Kyoto, Nara)
  • 近海 【キンカイ】 coastal waters, adjacent seas
  • ごく最近 【ゴクサイキン】 very recently, in the very recent past
  • 至近 【シキン】 very near
  • 近流 【コンル】 banishment (to a nearby province), the least severe of the three banishment punishments under the ritsuryo system

Kun reading compounds

  • 近い 【ちかい】 near, close, short (distance), close (in time), soon, close (relationship), friendly, intimate, closely related, similar, almost the same, close to, nearly
  • 近いうちに 【ちかいうちに】 before long

Readings

Japanese names:
おう、 おお、 この
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin4
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • cerca
  • cercano

Portuguese

  • perto
  • cedo
  • consangüíneo
  • equivalente

French

  • près
  • tôt
  • proche
  • équivalent à
195 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
113 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
103 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
127 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4671 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
127 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
259 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
506 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
445 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
452 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
679 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3798 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1941 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1136 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38752P Morohashi
3061 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6021 New Nelson (John Haig)
1129 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1210 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
149 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
140 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2654 2001 Kanji
2q4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3-2-4 SKIP code
3230.2 Four corner code
1-22-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fd1 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
east
Kun:
ひがし
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
37 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 東海道線 【トウカイドウセン】 Tokaido Line
  • 東欧 【トウオウ】 Eastern Europe
  • 北北東 【ホクホクトウ】 north-northeast, north-north-east
  • 東北東 【トウホクトウ】 east-northeast, ENE

Kun reading compounds

  • 東 【ひがし】 east
  • 東方 【とうほう】 eastern direction, the Orient, eastern fighter in a match (e.g. sumo wrestling)

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 あがり、 あずま、 あづま、 こち、 さき、 しの、 とお、 はる、 ひが、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong1
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • Este

Portuguese

  • Oriente

French

  • Est
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
201 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
184 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
11 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
27 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
63 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
771 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
71 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1053 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4385 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14499 Morohashi
3568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2596 New Nelson (John Haig)
504 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
543 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
108 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
164 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
0a8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5090.6 Four corner code
1-37-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6771 Unicode hex code