Jisho

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9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
inverted, reverse, opposite, wicked
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
683 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 逆 【ギャク】 reverse, opposite, converse (of a hypothesis, etc.), inverse (function)
  • 逆効果 【ギャクコウカ】 opposite effect, adverse effect, backfiring
  • 反逆 【ハンギャク】 treason, treachery, mutiny, rebellion, insurrection
  • 可逆 【カギャク】 reversible, invertible
  • 逆旅 【ゲキリョ】 inn
  • 逆鱗 【ゲキリン】 one's superior's anger, imperial wrath
  • 莫逆 【バクギャク】 cordial relations
  • 乱逆 【ランギャク】 rebellion

Kun reading compounds

  • 逆 【さか】 inverse, reverse
  • 逆さ 【さかさ】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆さ 【さかさ】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆さま 【さかさま】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front, wrong way round
  • 逆らう 【さからう】 to go against, to oppose, to disobey, to defy

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ni4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • reverso
  • inverso
  • opuesto
  • ir en contra
  • oponerse
  • desobedecer

Portuguese

  • invertido
  • inverter
  • travesso
  • contrário

French

  • inverse
  • contraire
  • opposé
  • mauvais
758 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
675 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
646 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
857 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
790 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
956 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1235 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
444 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
451 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
386 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3835 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1966 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2662 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1978 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38849P Morohashi
3091 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6041 New Nelson (John Haig)
1959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2109 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
695 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
960 2001 Kanji
2q6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3830.4 Four corner code
1-21-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9006 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix
Kun:
さまさん
On:
ヨウショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
493 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 様 【ヨウ】 appearing ..., looking ..., way to ..., method of ...ing, form, style, design, like, similar to, thing (thought or spoken)
  • 様式 【ヨウシキ】 style, form, pattern
  • 文様 【モンヨウ】 pattern, design
  • 一様 【イチヨウ】 uniform, equal, even, the same, identical, common, ordinary, usual

Kun reading compounds

  • 様 【さま】 Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms., makes a word more polite (usu. in fixed expressions), state, situation, appearance, manner
  • 様変わり 【さまがわり】 changing completely, transformation
  • 殿様 【とのさま】 nobleman, dignitary, lord, feudal lord (of the Edo period), daimyō, man brought up away from the world, arrogant man with little knowledge of the ways of the world
  • ご馳走様 【ごちそうさま】 thank you (for the meal), that was a delicious meal, thank you (for displaying lovey-dovey behaviour)
  • 唐行きさん 【からゆきさん】 karayuki-san, young Japanese women who were sent to work (mainly as prostitutes) in foreign countries, esp. in Southeast Asia (Meiji to early Showa)
  • 愛様 【いとさん】 daughter (of a good family)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yang4
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • forma
  • manera
  • situación
  • estilo
  • señor
  • señora
  • srta.

Portuguese

  • Senhor
  • estilo
  • modos
  • sufixo polido para senhor.

French

  • Monsieur, Madame
  • apparence
  • manière
  • sorte
  • état
  • suffixe de politesse
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
430 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
407 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
472 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2341 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
309 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
641 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2099 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
403 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
407 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1110 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1332 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
723 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
969 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
942 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15352P Morohashi
1052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2821 New Nelson (John Haig)
933 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1003 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
216 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
429 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1842 2001 Kanji
4a10.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
4893.2 Four corner code
1-45-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
69d8 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code