Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
lead
Kun:
なまり
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1710 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鉛筆 【エンピツ】 pencil
  • 鉛管 【エンカン】 lead pipe
  • 黒鉛 【コクエン】 graphite
  • 硫化亜鉛 【リュウカアエン】 zinc sulfide (ZnS) (sulphide)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鉛 【なまり】 lead (Pb)
  • 鉛色 【なまりいろ】 lead colour, lead color
  • アジ化鉛 【アジかなまり】 lead azide
  • 酢酸鉛 【さくさんなまり】 lead acetate (i.e. plumbic acetate, plumbous acetate)

Readings

Chinese:
qian1, yan2
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • plomo

Portuguese

  • primazia

French

  • plomb
1029 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1681 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4842 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1109 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1944 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1606 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1713 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1339 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1812 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2143 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1122 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1523 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
802 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40310 Morohashi
1707 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6251 New Nelson (John Haig)
794 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
857 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1680 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
8a5.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8816.0 Four corner code
1-17-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
925b 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

Speed

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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, in, among, within, center (centre), middle, during, while
  • 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
Chinese:
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

8 strokes
Radical:
mother, do not 毋 (母, ⺟)
Parts:
poison, virus, venom, germ, harm, injury, spite
On:
ドク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1419 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 毒 【ドク】 poison, toxicant, harm, evil influence, ill will, spite, malice, abusive language
  • 毒ガス 【ドクガス】 poison gas
  • 消毒 【ショウドク】 disinfection, sterilization, sterilisation
  • 防毒 【ボウドク】 gasproofing

Readings

Chinese:
du2
Korean:
dog

Spanish

  • veneno
  • venenoso

Portuguese

  • veneno
  • vírus
  • envenenamento
  • germe
  • dano
  • injúria
  • maldade

French

  • poison
  • virus
  • venin
  • germe
  • mal
  • blessure
  • méchanceté
686 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
588 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
559 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2468 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
418 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
659 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
522 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
531 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
788 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1145 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3082 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1571 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1545 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16730 Morohashi
2428 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3007 New Nelson (John Haig)
1531 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1651 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
513 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
0a8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
5050.7 Four corner code
1-38-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd2 Unicode hex code