Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
wicked, injustice, wrong
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1612 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 邪 【ジャ】 wickedness, evil, wicked person
  • 邪魔 【ジャマ】 hindrance, obstacle, nuisance, disturbance, interruption, interference, to visit (someone's home), demon who hinders Buddhist training, demon who obstructs sentient beings from maintaining moral behaviour
  • 妖邪 【ヨウジャ】 evil intent, malice
  • 破邪 【ハジャ】 (sense of) crushing evil

Kun reading compounds

  • 邪 【よこしま】 wicked, evil
  • 邪まな心 【よこしまなこころ】 evil heart

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xie2, ye2
Korean:
sa, ya

Spanish

  • injusticia
  • equivocación

Portuguese

  • malvado
  • injustiça
  • errado

French

  • sournois
  • dépravé
  • pervers
  • mauvais
1340 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1643 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2849 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1520 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1825 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
642 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1457 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1551 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1417 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
754 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1443 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1039 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1925 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39357P Morohashi
1124 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6135 New Nelson (John Haig)
1906 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2055 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1219 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3244 2001 Kanji
2d5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
1-5-2 SKIP code
1722.7 Four corner code
7722.7 Four corner code
1-28-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90aa Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
530 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 悪 【アク】 evil, wickedness, (role of) the villain (in theatre, etc.), the bad guy
  • 悪質 【アクシツ】 malicious, vicious, malignant, underhanded, shoddy, inferior, poor-quality, second-rate
  • 害悪 【ガイアク】 harm, injury, evil (influence)
  • 改悪 【カイアク】 deterioration, changing for the worse
  • 悪寒 【オカン】 chill, shakes, ague
  • 悪血 【アクチ】 impure blood
  • 自己嫌悪 【ジコケンオ】 self-hatred, self-abhorrence, self-loathing
  • 好悪 【コウオ】 likes and dislikes

Kun reading compounds

  • 悪い 【わるい】 bad, poor, undesirable, poor (quality), inferior, insufficient, evil, sinful, ugly, not beautiful, at fault, to blame, in the wrong, bad (at doing something), unprofitable, unbeneficial, sorry, (my) bad, unforgivable
  • 悪い行い 【わるいおこない】 bad deed, evil deed
  • 悪し 【あし】 bad, evil
  • 悪しからず 【あしからず】 don't get me wrong, but ..., I'm sorry
  • 難い 【にくい】 difficult to ..., hard to ...
  • 憎い 【にくい】 hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable, amazing, fantastic, admirable, lovely, wonderful
  • 安んぞ 【いずくんぞ】 how, why
  • 憎む 【にくむ】 to hate, to detest

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
e4, e3, wu4
Korean:
ag, o

Spanish

  • malo
  • incorrecto
  • equivocado
  • odio
  • mal

Portuguese

  • mal
  • ruim
  • falso
  • mau
  • errado

French

  • mauvais
  • vice
  • vaurien
  • faux
  • mal
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
241 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
222 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
504 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
62 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
804 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
175 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1483A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
304 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
304 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
114 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
785 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3413 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2393 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1828 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10717 Morohashi
2745 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 New Nelson (John Haig)
1810 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1951 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
295 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3258 2001 Kanji
4k7.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
1033.1 Four corner code
1-16-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60aa Unicode hex code