Jisho

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12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
play
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
941 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 遊撃 【ユウゲキ】 raid, military attack by a mobile unit, hit-and-run attack, search-and-kill mission, search-and-destroy mission, military action without a predetermined target, attacking the enemy or assisting allies as the opportunity arises, shortstop, short
  • 遊園地 【ユウエンチ】 amusement park
  • 浮遊 【フユウ】 floating, drifting, suspension, wandering (about)
  • 外遊 【ガイユウ】 foreign travel
  • 遊撃 【ユウゲキ】 raid, military attack by a mobile unit, hit-and-run attack, search-and-kill mission, search-and-destroy mission, military action without a predetermined target, attacking the enemy or assisting allies as the opportunity arises, shortstop, short
  • 遊園地 【ユウエンチ】 amusement park

Kun reading compounds

  • 遊ぶ 【あそぶ】 to play (games, sports), to enjoy oneself, to have a good time, to mess about (with alcohol, gambling, philandery, etc.), to be idle, to do nothing, to be unused, to meet up (with friends), to hang out, to give oneself up (to gambling, drinking, etc.), to go to (for pleasure or for study), to tease (someone), to play (with), to intentionally throw a ball to lower the batter's concentration
  • 遊糸 【ゆうし】 gossamer, heat haze, shimmer of hot air
  • 遊ばす 【あそばす】 to let (someone) play, to keep (someone) amused, to entertain, to leave idle, to not make use of, to let go to waste, to do, to do

Readings

Japanese names:
あす、 う
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • jugar
  • viajar
  • moverse libremente

Portuguese

  • Jogo
  • jogar

French

  • jouer
326 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
424 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
402 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
728 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4726 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
587 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
962 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1809 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1003 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1040 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
196 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
712 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3896 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2008 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1056 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38994P Morohashi
3142 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6093 New Nelson (John Haig)
1047 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1126 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
411 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
447 2001 Kanji
2q8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3-3-8 SKIP code
3-2-8 SKIP code
3830.4 Four corner code
1-45-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
904a Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
detach, separation, disjoin, digress
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
555 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 離 【リ】 li (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: fire, south)
  • 離宮 【リキュウ】 imperial villa, royal villa, detached palace
  • 短距離 【タンキョリ】 short distance, short range, short-haul
  • 近距離 【キンキョリ】 short distance

Kun reading compounds

  • 離れる 【はなれる】 to be separated, to be apart, to be distant, to leave, to go away, to leave (a job, etc.), to quit, to give up, to lose connection with, to drift away from
  • 離す 【はなす】 to separate, to part, to divide, to keep apart

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li2
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • separarse
  • apartarse
  • separar
  • apartar

Portuguese

  • separar
  • separação
  • digressão
  • divagação

French

  • séparer
  • détacher
  • diviser
  • s'écarter
1897 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
641 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5040 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
909 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1887 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2889 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1281 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1355 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1008 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1857 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2364 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1195 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1663 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1505 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42140X Morohashi
1836 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6517 New Nelson (John Haig)
1492 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1605 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1923 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
475 2001 Kanji
8c10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-8 SKIP code
0041.4 Four corner code
1-46-05 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e2 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
Kun:
もともとい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
241 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 基 【キ】 group, (free) radical, counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
  • 起因 【キイン】 to be caused by, to result from, to arise from, to stem from, to be due to, cause, origin
  • 塩基 【エンキ】 base
  • 開基 【カイキ】 founding (of a temple or sect), founder, laying the foundation (for something), base (topology), basis

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, base, mix, stock, (someone's) side, (someone's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause
  • 失敗は成功のもと 【しっぱいはせいこうのもと】 failure teaches success, failure is a stepping-stone to success
  • 生兵法は大怪我のもと 【なまびょうほうはおおけがのもと】 a little learning is a dangerous thing
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause

Readings

Japanese names:
きい、 とも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • fundamento
  • origen
  • base

Portuguese

  • fundamentais
  • radicais (Quim.)
  • comtador para máquinas
  • fundação

French

  • fondements
  • radical (chimie)
  • compteur de machines
  • fondations
755 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
670 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
641 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1098 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
691 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
354 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3312 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1783 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5197 Morohashi
2673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
251 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
726 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-8-3 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
1-20-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57fa Unicode hex code