Jisho

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12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings
Kun:
みちいう
On:
ドウトウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
207 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 道 【ドウ】 road, path, street, route, way, set of practices, rules for conducting oneself, Buddhist teachings, Taoism, modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido), historical administrative region of Japan (Tokaido, Tosando, etc.), province (Tang-era administrative region of China), province (modern administrative region of Korea)
  • 道義 【ドウギ】 morality, moral principles
  • 正道 【セイドウ】 path of righteousness, path of duty, right track, correct path
  • 海道 【カイドウ】 sea route
  • 有道 【ユウドウ】 being good, being virtuous, virtuous person
  • 不道 【フドウ】 inhuman, immoral, unreasonable, outrageous, wicked, barbarity (one of the eight unpardonable crimes, incl. killing three people in one family, or dismembering a corpse)

Kun reading compounds

  • 道 【みち】 road, path, street, lane, passage, route, way, distance, journey, road (e.g. to victory), course, way (of living, proper conduct, etc.), moral principles, teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist), dogma, field (e.g. of medicine), subject, speciality, means, way, method
  • 道筋 【みちすじ】 path, route, itinerary
  • 花道 【はなみち】 elevated walkway through the audience to the stage (kabuki), honourable end to a career
  • 横道 【よこみち】 byway, side street, cross street, wrong way, digression

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 じ、 ど、 みつ、 おさむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • camino
  • razón
  • modo
  • decir
  • senda
  • método

Portuguese

  • Caminho
  • estrada
  • rua
  • distrito
  • viagem
  • curso
  • moral
  • ensinamentos
  • filosofia

French

  • voie
  • route
  • rue
  • région
  • voyage
  • morale
  • enseignements
122 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
205 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
188 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
129 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4724 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
141 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1811 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
149 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
710 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3888 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
283 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39010P Morohashi
3134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6091 New Nelson (John Haig)
277 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
123 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
220 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2q9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3-2-9 SKIP code
3830.6 Four corner code
1-38-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9053 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients, counter for armor, suits, sets of furniture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
629 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 具 【グ】 tool, means, ingredients (added to soup, rice, etc.), counter for sets of armor, utensils, furniture, etc.
  • 具合 【グアイ】 condition, state, health, state (of health), way, manner, circumstance, luck, face, dignity, decency, propriety
  • 玩具 【オモチャ】 toy, (person or thing treated as a) plaything
  • 金具 【カナグ】 metal fittings, metal fixtures

Kun reading compounds

  • 備える 【そなえる】 to furnish with, to equip with, to provide, to install, to prepare for, to make preparations for, to make provision for, to possess (all that is needed), to be endowed with, to be equipped with, to be born with, to have since birth
  • 具に 【つぶさに】 in detail, with great care, completely, fully

Readings

Japanese names:
とも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • herramienta
  • utensilio
  • ingredientes

Portuguese

  • ferramenta
  • utensílio
  • meios
  • posses
  • ingredientes
  • sufixo para contagem de armaduras
  • coleção
  • mobília

French

  • outils
  • ustensiles
  • moyens
  • ingrédients
  • possession
  • compteur d'armures, costumes, meubles
  • minutieusement
383 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
284 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
265 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
513 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3128 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
400 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
344 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
718 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
420 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
426 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
720 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
156 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3159 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1622 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
74 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1473 Morohashi
2552 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
376 New Nelson (John Haig)
74 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
78 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
296 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3961 2001 Kanji
5c3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
1-22-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5177 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
argument, discourse
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
227 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 論 【ロン】 argument, discussion, dispute, controversy, discourse, debate, theory (e.g. of evolution), doctrine, essay, treatise, comment
  • 論客 【ロンキャク】 controversialist
  • 公論 【コウロン】 public opinion, unbiased criticism, unbiassed criticism
  • 対論 【タイロン】 arguing face to face

Kun reading compounds

  • 論う 【あげつらう】 to discuss, to find fault with, to criticize, to criticise

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lun4, lun2
Korean:
ron, yun

Spanish

  • teoría
  • argumento
  • discurso

Portuguese

  • argumento
  • discurso

French

  • argumentation
  • discours
881 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
1006 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
996 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
267 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4391 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
406 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
908 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2320 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
293 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
293 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
496 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1700 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1981 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1424 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1837 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35658 Morohashi
1574 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5646 New Nelson (John Haig)
1820 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1961 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
110 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
989 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3053 2001 Kanji
7a8.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0862.7 Four corner code
1-47-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ad6 Unicode hex code