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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-47-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9023 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
chain, irons, connection
Kun:
くさりとざ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1250 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 閉ざす 【トザス】 to shut, to close, to fasten, to lock, to block (a street, entrance, etc.), to shut in (with snow, ice, etc.), to shut off, to cut off, to cover (e.g. in darkness), to consume (with negative feelings), to fill (e.g. with sadness), to bury (e.g. in grief)
  • 鎖国 【サコク】 national isolation, closing the country (to foreigners), sakoku, policy of national isolation enacted by the Tokugawa shogunate
  • 経済封鎖 【ケイザイフウサ】 economic blockade, embargo
  • 学級閉鎖 【ガッキュウヘイサ】 temporary closing of classes

Kun reading compounds

  • 鎖 【くさり】 chain, chains
  • 鎖編み 【くさりあみ】 chain stitch
  • 救命の鎖 【きゅうめいのくさり】 chain of survival
  • 人間の鎖 【にんげんのくさり】 human chain (chain of people holding hands, usually in protest)
  • 閉ざす 【とざす】 to shut, to close, to fasten, to lock, to block (a street, entrance, etc.), to shut in (with snow, ice, etc.), to shut off, to cut off, to cover (e.g. in darkness), to consume (with negative feelings), to fill (e.g. with sadness), to bury (e.g. in grief)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
swae

Spanish

  • conexión
  • cerrar
  • cadena

Portuguese

  • cadeias
  • ferros
  • conexão

French

  • chaîne
  • fers
  • liens
1286 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1605 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4901 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1698 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1856 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1819 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1968 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1832 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2213 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1573 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1956 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40708P Morohashi
1761 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6325 New Nelson (John Haig)
1937 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2087 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1908 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2861 2001 Kanji
8a10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-10 SKIP code
8918.6 Four corner code
1-26-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9396 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
shift, move, change, drift, catch (cold, fire), pass into
Kun:
うつ.るうつ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
448 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 移行 【イコウ】 switching over to, migration, transition
  • 移管 【イカン】 transfer of control
  • 転移 【テンイ】 moving (location, with the times, etc.), change, transition, metastasis, spread, transition (e.g. phase transition), transfer (of learning), transference (in psychoanalysis)
  • 変移 【ヘンイ】 change, alteration, transmutation, mutation

Kun reading compounds

  • 移る 【うつる】 to move (house), to transfer (department), to change the target of interest or concern, to elapse (passage of time), to be permeated by a colour or scent, to be infected, to be contagious, to spread (as in fire)
  • 移す 【うつす】 to change, to swap, to substitute, to transfer, to change the object of one's interest or focus, to spend or take time, to infect, to permeate something with the smell or colour of something, to move on to the next or different stage of (a plan, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi2
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • cambio de lugar
  • movimiento
  • traslado
  • mudarse
  • ser infectado
  • ser contagioso
  • trasladar
  • infectar

Portuguese

  • trocar
  • mover
  • mudança
  • rumo
  • pegar (fogo)
  • passar (frio)
  • passar

French

  • déplacer
  • transporter
  • déménager
  • changer
  • inconstant
  • prendre (froid, feu)
  • transférer
547 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
642 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
613 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
715 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3282 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
607 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
780 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1378 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
1121 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1173 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1101 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1437 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1508 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
798 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1087 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
907 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25045 Morohashi
1177 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4141 New Nelson (John Haig)
898 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
964 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
723 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2260 2001 Kanji
5d6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-6 SKIP code
2792.7 Four corner code
1-16-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79fb Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
73 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 動 【ドウ】 motion
  • 動員 【ドウイン】 mobilization, mobilisation
  • 人事異動 【ジンジイドウ】 personnel change, personnel shift, reshuffle, (annual) staff reassignment
  • 異動 【イドウ】 change (personnel), transfer, reshuffle

Kun reading compounds

  • 動く 【うごく】 to move, to stir, to shift, to shake, to swing, to operate, to run, to go, to work, to make a move, to take action, to act, to go into action, to be touched, to be influenced, to change, to vary, to fluctuate, to waver, to be transferred
  • 動く歩道 【うごくほどう】 moving walkway, moving sidewalk, travelator
  • 動かす 【うごかす】 to move, to shift, to stir, to budge, to change position, to inspire, to rouse, to move (e.g. feeling), to influence, to change, to alter, to deny, to operate, to set in motion, to get going, to mobilize (e.g. troops), to mobilise, to deploy, to manage (e.g. funds)

Readings

Japanese names:
るぎ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mover
  • movimiento
  • moverse
  • trasladar

Portuguese

  • mover
  • movimento
  • mudança
  • jáfusão
  • trocar
  • agitar

French

  • bouger
  • mouvement
  • changement
  • confusion
  • secouer
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
384 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
362 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
86 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
169 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
231 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
64 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2232 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2390 Morohashi
1778 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
549 New Nelson (John Haig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
47 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
385 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2245 2001 Kanji
2g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-2 SKIP code
2412.7 Four corner code
1-38-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d5 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
anti-
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
191 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 反 【ハン】 anti-, antithesis, fanqie, traditional Chinese spelling system in which two characters are used: the first one for the onset, the second one for rhyme and tone
  • 反映 【ハンエイ】 reflection (light, image, situation, attitude, etc.), reflecting, influence, application (e.g. of an update)
  • 離反 【リハン】 estrangement, alienation, disaffection
  • 造反 【ゾウハン】 rebellion
  • 反故 【ホゴ】 wastepaper, scrap paper
  • 謀反 【ムホン】 rebellion, uprising, insurrection, treason
  • 反 【タン】 variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length, 300 tsubo (991.74 meters square, 0.24506 acres), six ken (10.91 m)
  • 反物 【タンモノ】 fabric, cloth, textiles, drapery, dry-goods, piece goods, measure of kimono material
  • 減反 【ゲンタン】 reduction (of crop size), reduction of acreage (under cultivation)
  • 一反 【イッタン】 one-tenth hectare
  • 反故 【ホゴ】 wastepaper, scrap paper
  • 反古籠 【ホグカゴ】 wastebasket

Kun reading compounds

  • 反る 【そる】 to warp, to curve, to arch, to bend, to bend backward (body or body part, e.g. fingers)
  • 反らす 【そらす】 to bend, to warp, to curve
  • 返す 【かえす】 to return (something), to restore, to put back, to turn over, to turn upside down, to overturn, to pay back, to retaliate, to reciprocate, to respond (with), to retort, to reply, to say back, to do ... back (e.g. speak back, throw back), to do again, to do repeatedly
  • 返る 【かえる】 to return, to come back, to go back, to turn over, to become extremely, to become completely

Readings

Japanese names:
そり、 た
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fan3
Korean:
ban, beon

Spanish

  • anti-
  • opuesto
  • devolver
  • reflejar
  • curvarse

Portuguese

  • anti-

French

  • anti-
492 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
393 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
371 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
183 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
342 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
391 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
69 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
324 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
324 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
362 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
267 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3663 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1869 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2549 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
730 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3127 Morohashi
2945 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
674 New Nelson (John Haig)
722 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
779 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
146 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
244 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
2p2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
7124.7 Four corner code
1-40-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53cd Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
广
Variants:
apply, answer, yes, OK, reply, accept
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
266 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 応 【オウ】 agreement, affirmative, aye, yes, OK, okay, yeah, all right
  • 応援 【オウエン】 aid, assistance, help, support, reinforcement, cheering, rooting (for), support
  • 呼応 【コオウ】 hailing each other, acting in concert, responding (to), sympathizing (with), agreement, concord
  • 饗応 【キョウオウ】 entertaining with food and drink, treating to dinner, wining and dining, immediately agreeing with someone else, pandering

Kun reading compounds

  • 応える 【こたえる】 to respond, to answer, to meet (e.g. demands, expectations), to affect, to take a toll, to strike home, to have an effect on, to be hard on someone (e.g. heat, cold, work, illness, etc.), to be a strain

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 たか、 まさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying1, ying4
Korean:
eung

Spanish

  • contestar
  • responder
  • aceptar
  • apropiado
  • adecuado

Portuguese

  • Candidatar-se
  • resposta
  • sim
  • OK
  • aceitar

French

  • postuler
  • oui
  • OK
  • accepter
  • combler (satisfaire)
  • répondre
556 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
651 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
622 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
413 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1504 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
718 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
530 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
509 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
827 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
846 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1119 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
768 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3804 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1946 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2640 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
614 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10347P Morohashi
3066 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1789 New Nelson (John Haig)
607 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
653 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
362 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
663 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
558 2001 Kanji
3q4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
0023.0 Four corner code
1-17-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fdc Unicode hex code