Jisho

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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 金 【キン】 gold (metal), gold (color), gold (medal), first place (prize), something of great value, something golden (e.g. silence), money, gold coin, sum (of money), Friday, karat (measure of purity of gold), carat, metal (fourth phase of Wu Xing), Jin dynasty (of China; 1115-1234), Chin dynasty, Jurchen dynasty, gold general, testicles
  • 金曜日 【キンヨウビ】 Friday
  • 借金 【シャッキン】 debt, loan, liabilities, borrowing money, number of games under the .500 mark
  • 送金 【ソウキン】 remittance, sending money
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 gold (colour, color)
  • 金輪際 【コンリンザイ】 (not) ever, (not) at all, (not) on any account, (not) by any means, deepest bottom of the earth
  • 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

20 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
bell, gong, chimes
Kun:
かね
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1681 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鐘楼 【ショウロウ】 belfry, bell tower
  • 鍾乳洞 【ショウニュウドウ】 limestone cave, limestone cavern
  • 警鐘 【ケイショウ】 alarm bell, fire bell, warning, wake-up call
  • 鳴鐘 【メイショウ】 bell-ringing (at a temple)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鐘 【かね】 bell (often a large hanging bell), chime
  • 鐘撞 【かねつき】 ringing of a bell, bell ringer
  • 入相の鐘 【いりあいのかね】 evening bell, vespers bell
  • 時の鐘 【ときのかね】 hour bell

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong1
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • campana

Portuguese

  • sino
  • gongo
  • carrilhão

French

  • cloche
  • gong
  • carillon
1414 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1425 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4917 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1695 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1859 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2883 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1821 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1970 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1607 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1835 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2222 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1578 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
445 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40902 Morohashi
1769 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6352 New Nelson (John Haig)
438 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
470 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1935 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2872 2001 Kanji
8a12.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-12 SKIP code
8011.4 Four corner code
1-30-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9418 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
invariably, certain, inevitable
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
265 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 必 【ヒツ】 definiteness, certainty
  • 必要 【ヒツヨウ】 necessary, needed, essential, indispensable, necessity, need, requirement

Kun reading compounds

  • 必ず 【かならず】 always, without exception, necessarily, certainly, without fail, positively, invariably
  • 必ずしも 【かならずしも】 (not) always, (not) necessarily, (not) entirely, (not) all

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi4
Korean:
pil

Spanish

  • sin falta
  • necesariamente
  • inevitable
  • ciertamente

Portuguese

  • invariavelmente
  • inevitável
  • certo

French

  • nécessairement
  • certain
  • inévitable
  • invariablement
497 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
597 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
568 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
292 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
129 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
281 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
526 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
120 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
520 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
529 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
423 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
767 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
15 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
642 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10299 Morohashi
15 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1781 New Nelson (John Haig)
635 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
685 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
188 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
453 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
359 2001 Kanji
0a5.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-4 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
3300.0 Four corner code
1-41-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fc5 Unicode hex code