Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
heavy, important, esteem, respect, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
193 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 重 【ジュウ】 jūbako, multi-tiered food box, heavy, serious, extreme, -fold, -ply
  • 重圧 【ジュウアツ】 strong pressure, heavy pressure
  • 多重 【タジュウ】 multiple, multiplex
  • 加重 【カジュウ】 weighting (in averaging), aggravation
  • 重複 【チョウフク】 duplication, repetition, overlapping, redundancy, restoration
  • 重厚 【ジュウコウ】 profound, deep, grave, solid, dignified, stately, solemn, massive, composed
  • 加重 【カジュウ】 weighting (in averaging), aggravation
  • 軽重 【ケイジュウ】 relative weight, lightness and heaviness, relative importance, gravity

Kun reading compounds

  • 重 【え】 -fold, -ply
  • 三重 【さんじゅう】 triple, treble, threefold, three-ply, triplicate
  • 九重 【ここのえ】 ninefold, imperial palace, the Court
  • 重い 【おもい】 heavy, weighty, heavy (feeling), depressed, gloomy, blue, uneasy, slow, sluggish, lumbering, ponderous, clumsy, important (position, responsibility, etc.), serious, grave, serious (punishment, illness, etc.), severe, critical, solid, established, dignified, sensible
  • 重い腰を上げる 【おもいこしをあげる】 to get off one's backside, to bestir oneself
  • 重り 【おもり】 weight, sinker (fishing)
  • 重ねる 【かさねる】 to pile up, to heap up, to stack up, to put on top of another, to repeat many times over, to go through repeatedly, to accumulate
  • 重なる 【かさなる】 to be piled up, to lie on top of one another, to come one after another, to happen over and over, to pile up (e.g. stress), to accumulate, to overlap (each other), to occur at the same time, to happen simultaneously
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 重き 【おもき】 importance, emphasis, stress
  • 身重 【みおも】 pregnant
  • 気重 【きおも】 heavy-hearted

Readings

Japanese names:
さね、 しげ、 しげる
Chinese:
zhong4, chong2
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • pesado
  • importante
  • apilar
  • amontonar

Portuguese

  • pesado
  • empilhar
  • pilha de caixas
  • -dobrar

French

  • lourd
  • empiler
  • entasser
  • s'emboîter
  • - couches
245 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
326 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
311 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
155 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
224 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
161 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
266 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1017 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
227 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
227 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
115 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1802 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4390 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1691 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40132 Morohashi
3573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6207 New Nelson (John Haig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
136 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
330 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
0a9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-2 SKIP code
2-1-8 SKIP code
2010.4 Four corner code
29-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cd Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
need, main point, essence, pivot, key to
Kun:
い.るかなめ
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
106 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 要 【ヨウ】 cornerstone, main point, keystone, requirement, need, necessary, required
  • 要因 【ヨウイン】 main cause, primary factor
  • 所要 【ショヨウ】 required, needed, necessary
  • 法要 【ホウヨウ】 Buddhist memorial service

Kun reading compounds

  • 要る 【いる】 to be needed, to be wanted
  • 要 【かなめ】 pivot, vital point, cornerstone, keystone, Japanese photinia
  • 要石 【かなめいし】 keystone

Readings

Japanese names:
とし
Chinese:
yao4, yao1
Korean:
yo

Spanish

  • necesidad
  • punto central
  • esencia
  • necesitar

Portuguese

  • necessidade
  • ponto principal
  • essência
  • pivô
  • chave para

French

  • besoin
  • point principal
  • pivot
  • essentiel
  • point clef
729 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
623 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
593 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
117 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4274 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
262 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
887 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1218 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
419 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
425 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
424 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1639 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3263 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1683 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1618 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34768P Morohashi
2635 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5515 New Nelson (John Haig)
1604 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1730 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
78 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
536 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3269 2001 Kanji
3e6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
1040.4 Four corner code
45-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8981 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Kun:
ふみあや
On:
ブンモン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 文 【ブン】 sentence, composition, text, writings, the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts), academia, literature, statement
  • 文化 【ブンカ】 culture, civilization, civilisation, Bunka era (1804.2.11-1818.4.22)
  • 公文 【コウブン】 official document, archives
  • 異文 【イブン】 variant (in a manuscript or book), part of a text that differs from other versions
  • 文 【モン】 mon, one-thousandth of a kan (unit of currency 1336-1870), 2.4 cm (traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), letter, character, sentence, scripture, incantation
  • 文句 【モンク】 complaint, grumbling, objection, phrase, words, expression
  • 人文 【ジンブン】 humanity, civilization, civilisation, culture
  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware, Jōmon period (ca. 10000-300 BCE)

Kun reading compounds

  • 文 【ふみ】 letter, writings
  • 文香 【ふみこう】 scented insert (to enclose with a letter), perfumed insert
  • 雁の文 【かりのふみ】 (a) letter
  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 文無鳥 【あやなしどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 言葉は身の文 【ことばはみのあや】 words betray one's character

Readings

Japanese names:
かざり、 ふ、 も
Chinese:
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • letras
  • literatura

Portuguese

  • sentença
  • literatura
  • estilo
  • arte
  • decoração
  • figuras
  • plano

French

  • phrase
  • littérature
  • style
  • art
  • décoration
  • figure (de style)
  • plan
  • radical littéraire (no. 67)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
68 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
71 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
86 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
111 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
949 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13450 Morohashi
1962 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2364 New Nelson (John Haig)
1725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
89 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
35 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
2j2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0040.0 Four corner code
42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 民営化 【ミンエイカ】 privatization, privatisation
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
property, money, wealth, assets
Kun:
たから
On:
ザイサイゾク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
494 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 財 【ザイ】 fortune, riches, goods, incorporated foundation
  • 財界 【ザイカイ】 financial world, business circles
  • 無形文化財 【ムケイブンカザイ】 intangible cultural asset
  • 文化財 【ブンカザイ】 cultural assets, cultural property
  • 財布 【サイフ】 purse, handbag, wallet
  • 財布の紐を握る 【サイフノヒモヲニギル】 to hold the purse strings

Kun reading compounds

  • 宝 【たから】 treasure

Readings

Chinese:
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • propiedad
  • dinero
  • riqueza
  • fortuna
  • activos

Portuguese

  • propriedade
  • dinheiro
  • riqueza
  • bens

French

  • propriété
  • argent
  • fortune
  • actifs
793 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
712 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
685 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
569 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4490 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
285 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
919 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1143 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
553 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
562 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
741 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1741 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1849 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
978 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1326 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
689 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36664 Morohashi
1457 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5773 New Nelson (John Haig)
682 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
737 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
491 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
713 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3947 2001 Kanji
7b3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
6480.0 Four corner code
26-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ca1 Unicode hex code