Jisho

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10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
take along, lead, join, connect, party, gang, clique
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
30 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 連 【レン】 two reams (of paper), 1000 sheets (of paper), stanza, verse, tribe (in taxonomy), forecast (bet), bet which predicts the top 2 finishers (i.e. quinella or perfecta bet), party, company, group, set, things strung in a line, e.g. pearls, dried fish, spans of a bridge, etc., falcon
  • 連邦捜査局 【レンポウソウサキョク】 Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI
  • 労連 【ロウレン】 labour union, labor union
  • 常連 【ジョウレン】 regular customer, regular patron, frequenter, constant companion

Kun reading compounds

  • 連なる 【つらなる】 to extend, to stretch out, to stand in a row, to attend, to participate in, to enrol, to enroll, to join, to have a connection, to be related, to be linked
  • 連ねる 【つらねる】 to line up, to put in a row, to add (to a group), to accept (as a member of an organization, etc.), to join (e.g. a list), to link, to put together, to string together (e.g. compliments), to enumerate, to take along with, to bring with
  • 連れる 【つれる】 to take (someone) with one, to bring along, to go with, to be accompanied by

Readings

Japanese names:
ずれ、 つれ、 むらじ、 れ
Chinese:
lian2
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

  • unir
  • acompañar
  • estar junto
  • grupo
  • agrupar

Portuguese

  • Levar pelo caminho
  • primazia
  • unir
  • conectar
  • partido
  • gangue
  • grupo

French

  • emmener
  • se mettre en rang
  • s'unir
  • série
  • parti
  • bande
  • clique
538 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
637 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
607 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
87 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4702 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
383 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
960 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1238 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
440 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
446 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
299 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
699 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3849 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1976 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2672 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
293 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38902P Morohashi
3103 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6062 New Nelson (John Haig)
287 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
305 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
101 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
560 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1555 2001 Kanji
2q7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3530.0 Four corner code
47-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9023 Unicode hex code

7 strokes (also 6)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
home country, country, Japan
Kun:
くに
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
654 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 邦楽 【ホウガク】 Japanese music (esp. traditional Japanese music)
  • 邦画 【ホウガ】 Japanese film, Japanese painting
  • 東邦 【トウホウ】 Oriental country, the Orient
  • 友邦 【ユウホウ】 friendly nation

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth

Readings

Chinese:
bang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • país natal
  • país
  • tierra

Portuguese

  • Terra natal
  • país
  • Japão

French

  • pays natal
  • pays
  • Japon
1792 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1001 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4758 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1323 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1824 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
417 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
808 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
825 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1621 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
753 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1051 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
566 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
750 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1865 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39310 Morohashi
847 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6130 New Nelson (John Haig)
1848 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1991 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1146 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2d4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
1-4-2 SKIP code
5702.7 Four corner code
43-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90a6 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
search, look for, locate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
592 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 捜索 【ソウサク】 search (esp. for someone or something missing), manhunt, legally authorized search of a person, building, etc.
  • 捜査 【ソウサ】 search (esp. in criminal investigations), investigation, inquiry, enquiry
  • 特捜 【トクソウ】 special investigation
  • 博捜 【ハクソウ】 searching far and wide

Kun reading compounds

  • 探す 【さがす】 to search (for something desired, needed), to look for, to search (for something lost), to seek (a suspect in a crime)

Readings

Chinese:
sou1
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • buscar
  • localizar
  • explorar
  • consultar el diccionario

Portuguese

  • Pesquisar
  • esperar
  • localizar

French

  • chercher
  • rechercher
  • détecter
  • repérer
1516 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
701 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1917 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1432 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
572 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
989 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1026 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1475 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
893 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
516 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
318 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
389 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1129 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12179P Morohashi
432 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2168 New Nelson (John Haig)
1120 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1201 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1339 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
5504.7 Four corner code
33-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
635c Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
investigate
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
184 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 査証 【サショウ】 visa
  • 査察 【ササツ】 inspection (for compliance), investigation (tax, etc.)
  • 主査 【シュサ】 chief examiner or investigator
  • 実態調査 【ジッタイチョウサ】 fact-finding investigation, investigation into actual conditions, fact-finding survey

Readings

Chinese:
cha2, zha1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • investigar
  • examinar
  • inspeccionar

Portuguese

  • investigar

French

  • investigation
611 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
705 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
678 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
284 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2235 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
510 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
630 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
624 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
634 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
825 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1056 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3092 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1580 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1798 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14643 Morohashi
2437 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2630 New Nelson (John Haig)
1781 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
699 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1873 2001 Kanji
4a5.32 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
4010.7 Four corner code
26-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67fb Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
bureau, board, office, affair, conclusion, court lady, lady-in-waiting, her apartment
Kun:
つぼね
On:
キョク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
286 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 局 【キョク】 bureau, department, office (e.g. post, telephone), broadcasting station (e.g. television, radio), channel, exchange, affair, situation, game (of go, shogi, etc.)
  • 局員 【キョクイン】 clerk, (bureau, post-office) staff
  • 医局 【イキョク】 medical office (esp. in a hospital), doctor's office
  • 開局 【カイキョク】 opening (of a broadcasting station, post office, bureau, etc.), establishment

Kun reading compounds

  • 局 【つぼね】 court lady, lady-in-waiting (Heian period), separate room in a palace (esp. for a lady) (Heian period), room for a very low class prostitute, very low class prostitute
  • 局女郎 【つぼねじょろう】 prostitute of the lowest class (Edo period)
  • 御局 【おつぼね】 court lady with her own private chamber or office, low-class prostitute (Edo period)

Readings

Chinese:
ju2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • oficina
  • departamento

Portuguese

  • junta
  • escritório
  • caso
  • conclusão
  • dama da corte
  • amante
  • apartamento dela

French

  • local
  • pièce
  • bureau
  • affaire
  • conclusion
  • dame de cour
  • dame d'honneur
  • son appartement à elle
194 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
280 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
262 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
194 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1384 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
422 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
482 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
514 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
170 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
228 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
524 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3800 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1075 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7653 Morohashi
3063 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1412 New Nelson (John Haig)
1066 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1147 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
228 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
279 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3749 2001 Kanji
3r4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
7722.7 Four corner code
22-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c40 Unicode hex code