Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
kettle, cauldron, iron pot
Kun:
かま
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1761 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 釜山 【プサン】 Busan (South Korea), Pusan
  • 釜中の魚 【フチュウノウオ】 fish in a pot about to be boiled, person who is blissfully unaware of deadly danger

Kun reading compounds

  • 釜 【かま】 iron pot, kettle
  • 釜揚げうどん 【かまあげうどん】 straight-from-the-pot udon, udon noodles pulled straight from the pot and served in the hot water used for boiling (traditionally without being soaked in cold water), eaten by dipping in sauce
  • お釜 【おかま】 pot, (volcanic) crater, buttocks, effeminate gay man, male transvestite, (preoperative) transgender woman, (gay) male prostitute
  • 一つ釜 【ひとつかま】 one or the same pot, eating or living together

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu3
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • caldero
  • cacerola
  • olla

Portuguese

French

1621 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2834 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1160 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2610 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1808 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
40164 Morohashi
2107 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6215 New Nelson (John Haig)
2332 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1367 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2o8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-4-6 SKIP code
8010.9 Four corner code
1-19-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91dc Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of, of the
  • 中尉 【チュウイ】 first lieutenant, lieutenant junior grade
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 訪中 【ホウチュウ】 visit to China

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, interior, among, within, middle, center, centre, during, while, middle, midst, amid, interval, gap, mean, average, second (of three, e.g. sons, volumes), middle, medium grade, medium quality, red-light district
  • 中島 【なかじま】 island in a pond or river
  • 野中 【のなか】 in the middle of a field
  • そんな中 【そんななか】 wherein, therein, thereinto
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while (e.g. one is young), during, within (e.g. a day), in the course of, among, amongst, (out) of, between, in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.), amidst, with (e.g. success), within oneself, one's feelings, inner thoughts, we, our company, our organization, one's home, one's family, my spouse, my husband, my wife, signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife, I, me, imperial palace grounds, emperor
  • 碁打ち鳥飼い馬鹿の中 【ごうちとりかいばかのうち】 go players and bird keepers are idiots (both activities demand a lot of time)
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, to feel a bite (in fishing), (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to be a ... in relation to ..., to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
1-35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
fish
Parts:
fish
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1208 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 魚類 【ギョルイ】 fish, fishes
  • 魚介類 【ギョカイルイ】 marine products, seafood, fish and shellfish
  • 鮮魚 【センギョ】 fresh fish
  • 稚魚 【チギョ】 fry, juvenile fish, fingerling

Kun reading compounds

  • 魚 【さかな】 fish
  • 魚市場 【うおいちば】 fish market
  • 川魚 【かわうお】 river fish, freshwater fish
  • 活魚 【かつぎょ】 live fish and shellfish (kept in a tank in a restaurant)
  • 魚 【さかな】 fish
  • 魚釣り 【さかなつり】 fishing
  • 旬の魚 【しゅんのさかな】 fish in season

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu2
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • pez
  • pescado

Portuguese

  • peixe

French

  • poisson
190 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
98 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1008 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
603 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
103 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1485 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
290 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
290 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
485 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1931 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2636 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1825 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
173 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45956 Morohashi
2127 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6845 New Nelson (John Haig)
171 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
183 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
200 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2540 2001 Kanji
11a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-7-4 SKIP code
2733.6 Four corner code
1-21-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b5a Unicode hex code