Jisho

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14 strokes (also 13)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
suitable, occasional, rare, qualified, capable
Kun:
かな.う
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
670 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 適当 【テキトウ】 suitable, proper, appropriate, adequate, fit, fair, perfunctory, half-minded, sloppy, lazy, careless, noncommittal, unreliable, irresponsible
  • 適切 【テキセツ】 appropriate, suitable, fitting, apt, proper, right, pertinent, relevant
  • 不適 【フテキ】 inadequacy, inappropriateness, unfitness, impropriety
  • 悠々自適 【ユウユウジテキ】 living a life of leisure with dignity, living quietly and comfortably free from worldly cares, otium cum dignitate

Kun reading compounds

  • 叶う 【かなう】 to come true (of a wish, prayer, etc.), to be realized, to be fulfilled, to suit (e.g. a purpose), to meet (wishes, ideals, etc.), to conform to (standards, rules, etc.), to be consistent with, to match (implies competition), to rival, to bear (e.g. the heat)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4, kuo4
Korean:
jeog, cheog

Spanish

  • adecuado
  • apropiado
  • adaptarse

Portuguese

  • raro
  • ocasional
  • conveniente
  • qualificado
  • capaz

French

  • approprié
  • occasionnel
  • rare
  • qualifié
  • capable
679 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
778 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
755 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
663 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4738 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
453 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
966 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2240 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
415 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
657 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
718 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3918 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2020 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2726 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
448 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39076P Morohashi
3160 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6107 New Nelson (John Haig)
441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
473 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
799 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
449 2001 Kanji
2q11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-11 SKIP code
3-2-11 SKIP code
3030.2 Four corner code
1-37-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9069 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

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  • 応 【オウ】 agreement, affirmative, aye, yes, OK, okay, yeah, all right
  • 応じる 【オウジル】 to respond, to satisfy, to accept, to comply with, to apply for
  • 反応 【ハンノウ】 reaction, response
  • 対応 【タイオウ】 correspondence (to), equivalence, suitability, coordination, matching, being appropriate (for), dealing with, coping with, handling, response, reception, reaction, compatibility (with technology, software, etc.), capability, support (for)

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

8 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 放送 【ホウソウ】 broadcasting, broadcast, program, announcement
  • 放る 【ホウル】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished
  • 開放 【カイホウ】 opening (a door, window, etc.), leaving open, opening up (e.g. to the public), allowing (public) access
  • 解放 【カイホウ】 release, unleashing, liberation, emancipation, setting free, deallocation (of computer memory)

Kun reading compounds

  • 放す 【はなす】 to release, to let go, to free, to set free, to let loose, to turn loose, to add (pieces of eggplant, potato, etc.) to water, broth, etc.
  • 放つ 【はなつ】 to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.), to shoot, to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind, to set free, to release, to let loose, to emit (e.g. light), to give off (e.g. a scent), to send out (a person to carry out a duty), to set fire to
  • 放れる 【はなれる】 to get free (from), to be freed, to be released
  • 放く 【こく】 to let loose (e.g. a fart), to utter (e.g. a lie), to say, to do
  • 放る 【ほうる】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished

Readings

Japanese names:
はなれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang4
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dejar libre
  • soltar
  • liberar
  • emitir
  • separarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • libertar
  • liberação
  • fogo
  • disparar
  • emitir
  • banir
  • liberar

French

  • libérer
  • relâcher
  • renvoyer
  • enflammer
  • bannir
  • émettre
512 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
391 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
585 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
606 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1058 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13133 Morohashi
853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2333 New Nelson (John Haig)
496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
325 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
314 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4h4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
1-42-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653e Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
scatter, disperse, spend, squander
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
758 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 散歩 【サンポ】 walk, stroll
  • 散布 【サンプ】 dissemination, scattering, sprinkling, spraying
  • 解散 【カイサン】 breaking up (a meeting, gathering, etc.), dispersal (e.g. of a crowd), dissolution (of a company, organization, etc.), winding-up, disbandment, split-up, dissolution (of the Diet, Parliament, etc.)
  • 拡散 【カクサン】 spreading, disseminating, scattering, diffusion (of light, gas)

Kun reading compounds

  • 散る 【ちる】 to fall (e.g. blossoms, leaves), to scatter, to be dispersed, to disappear, to dissolve, to break up, to spread, to run, to blur, to die a noble death
  • 散らす 【ちらす】 to scatter, to cause a shower of, to disperse, to distribute, to spread, to resolve (a symptom, condition, etc.), to relieve, to get rid of, to cure, to distract, to divert, to do ... wildly (i.e. disorderly or frequently), to do ... all over the place
  • 散らかす 【ちらかす】 to scatter around, to leave untidy, to make a mess
  • 散らかる 【ちらかる】 to be in disorder, to lie scattered around
  • 散らばる 【ちらばる】 to be scattered about, to disperse, to be littered (with)
  • 散 【ばら】 loose articles (not packaged with other things), bulk items, individual items, coins, small change
  • ばら撒く 【ばらまく】 to scatter, to disseminate (e.g. a rumor), to spread (e.g. germs), to broadcast, to distribute widely (e.g. leaflets), to hand out freely, to spend recklessly
  • 散ける 【ばらける】 to come apart, to unravel, to come loose, to become disarrayed (e.g. hair)

Readings

Japanese names:
ちる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san4, san3
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • esparcir
  • dispersar
  • derramar
  • caer
  • esparcirse
  • estar desordenado

Portuguese

  • dispersar
  • espalhar
  • gastar
  • dissipar

French

  • disperser
  • éparpiller
  • dépenser
  • gaspiller
407 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
519 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
492 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
611 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
465 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
590 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1689 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
767 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
781 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
721 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
944 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2137 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1118 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1518 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1197 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13265 Morohashi
1702 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2352 New Nelson (John Haig)
1189 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1273 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
588 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1966 2001 Kanji
4i8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4824.0 Four corner code
1-27-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6563 Unicode hex code