Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:

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On reading compounds

  • 金 【キン】 gold (Au), golden (color), gold (medal, cup), valuable, of highest value, money, gold coin, Friday, metal (fourth of the five elements), Jin dynasty (China, 1115-1234), Chin dynasty, Jurchen dynasty, gold general, testicles, karat, carat
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 golden (colour, color)
  • 集金 【シュウキン】 money collection
  • 納金 【ノウキン】 payment
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 golden (colour, color)
  • 金剛 【コンゴウ】 vajra (indestructible substance), diamond, adamantine, thunderbolt, Indra's weapon, Buddhist symbol of the indestructible truth
  • 鬱金 【ウコン】 turmeric (Curcuma domestica)
  • 葛鬱金 【クズウコン】 arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea)
  • 漉油 【コシアブラ】 Acanthopanax sciadophylloides (species of flowering plant related to the aralias)

Kun reading compounds

  • 金 【かね】 money, metal
  • 金持ち 【かねもち】 rich person
  • 細かい金 【こまかいかね】 small change
  • 汚れた金 【よごれたかね】 dirty money

Readings

Japanese names:
かん、 きむ、 こ、 この、 ん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin1
Korean:
gim, geum

Spanish

  • oro
  • dinero
  • metal

Portuguese

  • ouro

French

  • or
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
18 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
14 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
59 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4815 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
18 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
94 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
664 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
23 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
23 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1808 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2552 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1302 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1771 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
275 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40152 Morohashi
2057 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6211 New Nelson (John Haig)
269 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
287 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
79 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
72 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2872 2001 Kanji
8a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
8010.9 Four corner code
1-22-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91d1 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
favor, blessing, grace, kindness
Kun:
めぐ.むめぐ.み
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
925 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 恵雨 【ケイウ】 welcome rain
  • 恵存 【ケイソン】 message appended to a note accompanying a gift, requesting the recipient to keep the gift at hand
  • 互恵 【ゴケイ】 reciprocity, mutual benefit
  • 慈恵 【ジケイ】 mercy and love
  • 恵 【エ】 wisdom, enlightenment, prajñā (one of the three divisions of the noble eightfold path), wisdom
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 悪知恵 【ワルヂエ】 craft, cunning, guile, serpentine wisdom
  • 付け知恵 【ツケヂエ】 hint, suggestion

Kun reading compounds

  • 恵む 【めぐむ】 to bless, to show mercy to, to give (money, etc.)
  • 恵み 【めぐみ】 blessing, grace
  • 恵みの雨 【めぐみのあめ】 welcome rain, merciful rain, blessed rain, rain after a long dry period
  • 天の恵み 【てんのめぐみ】 God's gift, God's blessing, grace of God, godsend

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 け、 さと、 さとし、 しげ、 へい、 み、 やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui4
Korean:
hye

Spanish

  • favor
  • bendición
  • gracia
  • bondad
  • ser bondadoso
  • favorecer

Portuguese

  • favor
  • benção
  • graça
  • gentileza

French

  • bénéficier de
  • faveur divine
  • grâce
  • gentillesse
1196 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
875 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1498 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
540 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1226 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1219 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1282 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1077 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
781 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1704 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2315 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
619 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10618P Morohashi
2659 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 New Nelson (John Haig)
612 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
659 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1558 2001 Kanji
4k6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5033.6 Four corner code
1-23-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6075 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
beauty, beautiful
Kun:
うつく.しい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
462 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 美 【ビ】 beauty
  • 美意識 【ビイシキ】 sense of beauty, aesthetic sense
  • 華美 【カビ】 splendor, splendour, gorgeousness, pomp, magnificence, showiness, gaudiness, extravagance, luxury
  • 造形美 【ゾウケイビ】 beauty of form (oft. used of nature), beauty of a sculpted shape
  • 御 【ミ】 august, beautiful
  • 見事 【ミゴト】 splendid, magnificent, excellent, fine, superb, beautiful, admirable, utter (esp. defeat), total, complete, something worth seeing, sight, spectacle

Kun reading compounds

  • 美しい 【うつくしい】 beautiful, pretty, lovely, sweet, pure (heart, friendship, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 よし、 よしみ、 り
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • belleza
  • bello

Portuguese

  • beleza
  • bela

French

  • beauté
  • beau, belle
308 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
398 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
376 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
289 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3658 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
268 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
833 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
401 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
405 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
673 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1566 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2817 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28435 Morohashi
2264 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4660 New Nelson (John Haig)
548 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
587 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
339 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
343 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
2o7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4-9-4 SKIP code
2-6-3 SKIP code
8043.1 Four corner code
1-40-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
private
Parts:
Variants:
nonplussed, three (in documents), going, coming, visiting, visit, be defeated, die, be madly in love, participate, take part in
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
201 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 三 【サン】 three, tri-
  • 参院 【サンイン】 House of Councillors (upper house of the National Diet of Japan)
  • 日参 【ニッサン】 daily visit (of worship), frequent visit
  • 推参 【スイサン】 paying an unannounced visit, rudeness
  • 参 【シン】 Chinese "Three Stars" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 参差 【シンシ】 of uneven heights or lengths

Kun reading compounds

  • 参る 【まいる】 to go, to come, to call, to be defeated, to collapse, to die, to be annoyed, to be nonplussed, to be madly in love, to visit (shrine, grave)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
can1, cen1, shen1
Korean:
sam, cham

Spanish

  • visita
  • asistencia
  • consulta
  • derrota
  • ir
  • venir
  • visitar [humilde]
  • asistir
  • ser derrotado

Portuguese

  • confuso
  • visitando
  • visitar
  • derrotar
  • dados
  • apaixonados

French

  • dérouté
  • déconcerté
  • trois (III)
  • aller
  • venir
  • visiter
  • être battu
  • mourir
  • follement amoureux
616 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
517 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
490 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
392 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
850 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
514 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
389 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
978 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
710 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
294 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
263 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2563 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1308 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1778 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1736 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3090 Morohashi
2066 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
666 New Nelson (John Haig)
1720 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1856 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
350 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
505 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2760 2001 Kanji
3j5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2320.2 Four corner code
1-27-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53c2 Unicode hex code

20 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
deliberation, consultation, debate, consideration
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
25 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 議 【ギ】 discussion, deliberation, thought, opinion
  • 議案 【ギアン】 legislative bill, measure, agenda item
  • 本会議 【ホンカイギ】 plenary session, regular session
  • 日本学術会議 【ニホンガクジュツカイギ】 Science Council of Japan

Readings

Japanese names:
かた、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • opinión
  • consulta
  • consideración

Portuguese

  • deliberação
  • consulta
  • debate
  • consideração

French

  • délibération
  • entretien
  • débat
  • considération
581 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
477 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
454 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
52 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4448 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
245 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
913 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2876 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
292 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
292 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
494 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1711 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2078 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1087 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1480 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
649 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36027 Morohashi
1647 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5716 New Nelson (John Haig)
642 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
692 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
130 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
639 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3059 2001 Kanji
7a13.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-13 SKIP code
0865.3 Four corner code
1-21-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b70 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Inst., institution, temple, mansion, school
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
150 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 院 【イン】 house of parliament (congress, diet, etc.), graduate school, postgraduate school, institution (often medical), institutional building, government office, sub-temple, minor temple building, temple, cloister, imperial palace, title bestowed on empresses, princesses, etc., former (esp. of emperors, daimyos, etc.), late
  • 院長 【インチョウ】 director
  • 議院 【ギイン】 parliament, congress, diet, house (of parliament, etc.), chamber
  • 棋院 【キイン】 go institution, go club, go hall

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan4
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • institución
  • templo
  • hospital

Portuguese

  • instituição
  • templo
  • mansão
  • escola

French

  • temple
  • institution
  • résidence
  • école
  • hôpital
350 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
249 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
229 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
236 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
237 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
271 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1055 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
614 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
624 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
230 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
729 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
544 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
331 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
410 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1313 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41665 Morohashi
454 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6447 New Nelson (John Haig)
1304 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1401 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
412 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
350 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3657 2001 Kanji
2d7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
1-2-7 SKIP code
7321.1 Four corner code
1-17-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9662 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
employee, member, number, the one in charge
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
54 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 員 【イン】 member
  • 員数 【インズウ】 (total) number (of people or things), count, quota
  • 随員 【ズイイン】 member of an entourage or retinue or party, attendant
  • 執行委員 【シッコウイイン】 executive committee

Readings

Japanese names:
いな、 かず
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2, yun2, yun4
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • empleado
  • miembro
  • personal

Portuguese

  • empregado
  • membro
  • número
  • encarregado

French

  • employé
  • membre
  • nombre (de personnes)
  • personne en charge
349 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
228 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
47 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
928 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
374 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
139 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1167 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
163 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
163 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
395 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2822 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1454 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1958 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
56 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3633 Morohashi
2269 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
808 New Nelson (John Haig)
56 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
59 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
127 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
349 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3761 2001 Kanji
3d7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
6080.6 Four corner code
1-16-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
54e1 Unicode hex code