Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
iron
Kun:
くろがね
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
672 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鉄 【テツ】 iron (Fe), strong and hard (as iron), railway, railway enthusiast
  • 鉄製 【テッセイ】 made from iron
  • 国鉄 【コクテツ】 national railway (esp. former Japan National Railways)
  • 新日本製鐵 【シンニッポンセイテツ】 Nippon Steel Corporation

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒金 【くろがね】 iron

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 てっ
Chinese:
tie3
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • hierro
  • acero

Portuguese

  • ferro

French

  • fer
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
242 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
976 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1814 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40285 Morohashi
1711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6253 New Nelson (John Haig)
846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
449 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2863 2001 Kanji
8a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
37-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9244 Unicode hex code

12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings
Kun:
みちいう
On:
ドウトウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
207 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 道 【ドウ】 road, path, street, route, way, set of practices, rules for conducting oneself, Buddhist teachings, Taoism, modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido), historical administrative region of Japan (Tokaido, Tosando, etc.), province (Tang-era administrative region of China), province (modern administrative region of Korea)
  • 道義 【ドウギ】 morality, moral principles
  • 正道 【セイドウ】 path of righteousness, path of duty, right track, correct path
  • 海道 【カイドウ】 sea route
  • 有道 【ユウドウ】 being good, being virtuous, virtuous person
  • 不道 【フドウ】 inhuman, immoral, unreasonable, outrageous, wicked, (the crime of) barbarity (such as killing three people in one family, or dismembering a corpse)

Kun reading compounds

  • 道 【みち】 road, path, street, lane, passage, route, way, distance, journey, road (e.g. to victory), course, way (of living, proper conduct, etc.), moral principles, teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist), dogma, field (e.g. of medicine), subject, speciality, means, way, method
  • 道筋 【みちすじ】 path, route, itinerary
  • 花道 【はなみち】 elevated walkway through the audience to the stage (kabuki), honourable end to a career
  • 横道 【よこみち】 byway, side street, cross street, wrong way, digression

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 じ、 ど、 みつ、 おさむ
Chinese:
dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • camino
  • razón
  • modo
  • decir
  • senda
  • método

Portuguese

  • Caminho
  • estrada
  • rua
  • distrito
  • viagem
  • curso
  • moral
  • ensinamentos
  • filosofia

French

  • voie
  • route
  • rue
  • région
  • voyage
  • morale
  • enseignements
122 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
205 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
188 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
129 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4724 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
141 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1811 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
149 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
710 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3888 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
283 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39010P Morohashi
3134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6091 New Nelson (John Haig)
277 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
123 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
220 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2q9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3-2-9 SKIP code
3830.6 Four corner code
38-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9053 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
public, prince, official, governmental
Kun:
おおやけ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
118 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 公 【コウ】 public matter, governmental matter, prince, duke, lord, sir, familiar or derogatory suffix
  • 公安 【コウアン】 public safety, public welfare
  • 王侯 【オウコウ】 king and princes, noble rank
  • 大公 【タイコウ】 archduke
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court
  • 公廨 【クガイ】 government office
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 公 【おおやけ】 official, governmental, formal, public (use, facility, etc.), common, public (matter, place, etc.), (out in the) open
  • 公所 【おおやけどころ】 government office, authorities, state-owned land, crown land (UK, Aus, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 き、 きみ、 きん、 たか、 ただし、 とも、 ひろ、 まさ
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • público
  • imparcial
  • oficial

Portuguese

  • público
  • príncipe
  • oficial
  • governamental

French

  • public
  • prince
  • officiel
  • gouvernemental
210 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
277 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
122 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
579 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
219 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
156 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
126 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
152 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1452 Morohashi
1974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
372 New Nelson (John Haig)
784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
212 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
92 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2071 2001 Kanji
2o2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8073.0 Four corner code
8073.2 Four corner code
24-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
144 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 安価 【アンカ】 low-priced, cheap, inexpensive, shallow (e.g. sympathy), superficial, cheap (e.g. government)
  • 安易 【アンイ】 easy, simple, easy-going
  • 平安 【ヘイアン】 peace, tranquility, tranquillity, Heian era (794-1185)
  • 慰安 【イアン】 solace, relaxation

Kun reading compounds

  • 安い 【やすい】 cheap, inexpensive, calm, peaceful, quiet
  • 休まる 【やすまる】 to be rested, to feel at ease, to repose, to be relieved
  • 安 【やす】 cheap, rash, thoughtless, careless, indiscreet, frivolous
  • 安上がり 【やすあがり】 cheap, economical
  • 目安 【めやす】 criterion, standard, yardstick, reference, aim, rough estimate, approximation
  • 最安 【さいやす】 cheapest, lowest price
  • 安らか 【やすらか】 peaceful, tranquil, calm, restful
  • 安らかな眠り 【やすらかなねむり】 peaceful sleep

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あす、 あず、 あっ、 や
Chinese:
an1
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • barato
  • tranquilo
  • pacífico

Portuguese

  • relaxar
  • calmo
  • baixo
  • barato
  • descansado
  • pacífico
  • satisfeito

French

  • paisible
  • calme
  • tranquille
  • pas cher
  • reposant
  • satisfait
153 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
242 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
223 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
128 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1283 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
98 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
45 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
472 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
105 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
105 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
84 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
464 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2695 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1373 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1859 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
193 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7072 Morohashi
2171 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1311 New Nelson (John Haig)
190 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
202 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
165 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
263 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
769 2001 Kanji
3m3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3040.4 Four corner code
16-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b89 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
ear
Parts:
Variants:
post, employment, work
On:
ショクソク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
305 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 職 【ショク】 job, work, employment, occupation, position, duties, trade, skill
  • 職員 【ショクイン】 staff member, personnel
  • 住職 【ジュウショク】 chief priest (of a Buddhist temple)
  • 休職 【キュウショク】 temporary retirement, suspension from office
  • 職 【ショク】 job, work, employment, occupation, position, duties, trade, skill
  • 有職 【ユウショク】 holding a job, being employed, being learned, being knowledgeable, having great artistic talent, being a skilled performer, being well-versed in usages or practices of the court or military households

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Chinese:
zhi2
Korean:
jig

Spanish

  • puesto
  • empleo
  • ocupación

Portuguese

  • posto
  • emprego
  • trabalho

French

  • poste de travail
  • emploi
  • travail
819 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
743 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
721 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
335 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3718 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
432 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
839 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2734 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
385 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
386 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
513 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1586 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1803 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
960 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
832 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29183 Morohashi
1425 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4742 New Nelson (John Haig)
824 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
887 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
253 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
823 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3259 2001 Kanji
6e12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-12 SKIP code
1315.0 Four corner code
31-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8077 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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  • 員 【イン】 member
  • 員数 【インズウ】 numbers of members (things, people)
  • 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
Chinese:
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
16-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
54e1 Unicode hex code