Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
divide, distinguish, choose
Parts:
Variants:
explanation
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1097 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 釈明 【シャクメイ】 explanation, vindication
  • 釈放 【シャクホウ】 release, liberation, acquittal
  • 解釈 【カイシャク】 interpretation, explanation, reading, construction
  • 注釈 【チュウシャク】 notes, comment, remark, annotation
  • 釈然 【シャクゼン】 fully satisfied (with an explanation, apology, etc.), happy, cleared of doubt

Readings

Japanese names:
しゃ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • explicación
  • interpretación
  • perdón
  • abreviatura de Buda

Portuguese

  • explicação

French

  • explication
  • justification
802 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
885 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1214 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4809 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
660 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1841 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
595 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
605 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
763 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1800 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1876 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
997 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1927 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40120P Morohashi
1484 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6203 New Nelson (John Haig)
1908 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2057 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1494 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2262 2001 Kanji
6b5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
2798.7 Four corner code
1-28-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91c8 Unicode hex code

8 strokes (also 7 and 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
(used phonetically)
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 迦具土神 【カグツチノカミ】 Kagutsuchi, fire deity who burned to death his mother Izanami during childbirth (and was therefore beheaded by his father Izanagi)
  • 迦葉仏 【カショウブツ】 Kassapa Buddha, Kasyapa Buddha, Kashyapa Buddha
  • 釈迦 【シャカ】 Gautama Buddha, Shakyamuni, the historical Buddha
  • 波波迦 【ハハカ】 Japanese bird cherry (Prunus grayana)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • sonido "ka" en sánscrito

Portuguese

French

4673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
999 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3982 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
38789X Morohashi
6027 New Nelson (John Haig)
2959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2966 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2q5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
3630.0 Four corner code
1-18-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fe6 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
pupil (eye), moo (cow sound)
On:
ボウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2092 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 牟子 【ムシ】 conical hat with a veil
  • 牟尼 【ムニ】 muni (Indian ascetic or sage), Buddha

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mou2, mu4
Korean:
mo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

849 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
455 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2518 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1745 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
19928 Morohashi
3533 New Nelson (John Haig)
2961 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2965 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4g2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2350.0 Four corner code
1-44-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
725f Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
nun
Kun:
あま
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尼 【ニ】 bhikkhuni (fully ordained nun), Indonesia
  • 尼僧 【ニソウ】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister
  • 僧尼 【ソウニ】 monks and nuns
  • 修道尼 【シュウドウニ】 nun

Kun reading compounds

  • 尼 【あま】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister, bitch, Amagasaki (city in Hyogo Prefecture), Amazon (online retailer)
  • 尼鷺 【あまさぎ】 cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ni2
Korean:
ni, il

Spanish

  • monja budista
  • monja

Portuguese

  • Freira

French

  • nonne
1674 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1661 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1378 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1228 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
175 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1620 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1728 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1722 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
522 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1919 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2611 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1063 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7635 Morohashi
3033 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 New Nelson (John Haig)
1054 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1133 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1046 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
3r2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
7721.2 Four corner code
1-38-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3c Unicode hex code