Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
mirror, speculum, barrel-head, round rice-cake offering
Kun:
かがみ
On:
キョウケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1506 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鏡面 【キョウメン】 mirror surface, lens surface
  • 鏡台 【キョウダイ】 dresser
  • 内視鏡 【ナイシキョウ】 endoscope
  • 万華鏡 【マンゲキョウ】 kaleidoscope
  • 明鏡 【メイキョウ】 polished mirror, clear mirror
  • 鸞鏡 【ランキョウ】 mirror with a mythical Chinese bird carved into the back, (in Japan) 9th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. A sharp)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鏡 【かがみ】 mirror, looking-glass, barrel head, page added at the beginning of a document mentioning its purpose, date, author, etc., mirror-shaped mochi
  • 鏡板 【かがみいた】 panel, scene-panel, painted backdrop (panel at the back of a noh stage), on which a pine tree is painted
  • 懐中鏡 【かいちゅうかがみ】 pocket mirror
  • 化粧鏡 【けしょうかがみ】 bathroom mirror, vanity mirror

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 かが、 かがん
Chinese:
jing4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • espejo
  • espéculo
  • lente

Portuguese

  • espelho
  • espéculo
  • cano principal
  • oferenda de bolinho de arroz

French

  • miroir
  • -scope
  • tonneau (saké)
  • gâteau de riz de Nouvel an
378 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
486 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
462 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1358 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
647 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1858 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2817 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
863 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
882 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1034 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1834 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1576 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
494 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40812 Morohashi
1766 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6341 New Nelson (John Haig)
483 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
522 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
638 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2857 2001 Kanji
8a11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-11 SKIP code
8011.6 Four corner code
1-22-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
93e1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
face 面 (靣)
Parts:
Variants:
mask, face, features, surface
Kun:
おもおもてつら
On:
メンベン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
186 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 面 【メン】 face, mask, face guard, (in kendo) striking the head, surface (esp. a geometrical surface), page, aspect, facet, side, chamfer, counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
  • 面会 【メンカイ】 meeting (face-to-face), seeing, visit, interview
  • 平面 【ヘイメン】 level surface, plane
  • 対面 【タイメン】 meeting face-to-face, seeing in person, facing (each other), opposing (traffic, etc.), confronting

Kun reading compounds

  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面影 【おもかげ】 face, looks, vestiges, trace
  • 水の面 【みのも】 surface of the water, face of the water
  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面伏せ 【おもてぶせ】 being so embarrassed as to keep one's face down
  • 細面 【ほそおもて】 slender face
  • 面 【つら】 face, mug, surface, cheek meat, cheek, cheeks, surrounding area
  • 面当て 【つらあて】 spiteful remarks
  • 赤面 【あかつら】 red face, villain (in kabuki, jōruri, etc.)
  • 横面 【よこつら】 side of face

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ずら、 ほおつき、 も
Chinese:
mian4
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • cara
  • semblante
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • máscara
  • rosto
  • recursos
  • superfície

French

  • masque
  • face
  • traits
  • surface
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5087 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1002 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
904 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
274 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
438 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1876 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2590 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1910 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42618 Morohashi
2087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6566 New Nelson (John Haig)
1892 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2039 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
347 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3176 2001 Kanji
3s6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
anti-
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
191 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 反 【ハン】 anti-, antithesis, fanqie, traditional Chinese spelling system in which two characters are used: the first one for the onset, the second one for rhyme and tone
  • 反映 【ハンエイ】 reflection (light, image, situation, attitude, etc.), reflecting, influence, application (e.g. of an update)
  • 離反 【リハン】 estrangement, alienation, disaffection
  • 造反 【ゾウハン】 rebellion
  • 反故 【ホゴ】 wastepaper, scrap paper
  • 謀反 【ムホン】 rebellion, uprising, insurrection, treason
  • 反 【タン】 variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length, 300 tsubo (991.74 meters square, 0.24506 acres), six ken (10.91 m)
  • 反物 【タンモノ】 fabric, cloth, textiles, drapery, dry-goods, piece goods, measure of kimono material
  • 減反 【ゲンタン】 reduction (of crop size), reduction of acreage (under cultivation)
  • 一反 【イッタン】 one-tenth hectare
  • 反故 【ホゴ】 wastepaper, scrap paper
  • 反古籠 【ホグカゴ】 wastebasket

Kun reading compounds

  • 反る 【そる】 to warp, to curve, to arch, to bend, to bend backward (body or body part, e.g. fingers)
  • 反らす 【そらす】 to bend, to warp, to curve
  • 返す 【かえす】 to return (something), to restore, to put back, to turn over, to turn upside down, to overturn, to pay back, to retaliate, to reciprocate, to respond (with), to retort, to reply, to say back, to do ... back (e.g. speak back, throw back), to do again, to do repeatedly
  • 返る 【かえる】 to return, to come back, to go back, to turn over, to become extremely, to become completely

Readings

Japanese names:
そり、 た
Chinese:
fan3
Korean:
ban, beon

Spanish

  • anti-
  • opuesto
  • devolver
  • reflejar
  • curvarse

Portuguese

  • anti-

French

  • anti-
492 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
393 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
371 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
183 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
342 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
391 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
69 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
324 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
324 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
362 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
267 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3663 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1869 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2549 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
730 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3127 Morohashi
2945 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
674 New Nelson (John Haig)
722 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
779 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
146 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
244 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
2p2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
7124.7 Four corner code
1-40-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53cd Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
shoot, shine into, onto, archery
Kun:
い.るさ.すう.つ
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
937 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 射 【シャ】 archery, mapping, map, morphism, arrow
  • 射撃 【シャゲキ】 firing, shooting, fire, gunshot, marksmanship
  • 照射 【ショウシャ】 irradiation, radiation, beaming, exposure (to light), illumination
  • 投射 【トウシャ】 projection

Kun reading compounds

  • 射る 【いる】 to shoot (arrow, bolt, dart)
  • 射す 【さす】 to shine
  • 撃つ 【うつ】 to shoot (at), to attack, to defeat, to destroy, to avenge

Readings

Chinese:
she4, shi2, ye4
Korean:
sa, seog

Spanish

  • disparar
  • tirar
  • radiar
  • liberar

Portuguese

  • dispare
  • brilha dentro
  • sobre
  • arte do arco e flexa

French

  • lancer une flèche
  • tir à l'arc
  • sur
  • briller
893 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
882 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1000 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4603 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
989 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1144 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
900 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
922 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1015 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
505 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1850 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1327 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1257 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7434 Morohashi
1458 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 New Nelson (John Haig)
1249 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1338 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
902 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
848 2001 Kanji
0a10.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
2440.0 Four corner code
2420.0 Four corner code
1-28-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c04 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, complexion, skin colour, skin color, look (on one's face), expression, appearance, air, feeling, personality, character, tone (of one's voice, etc.), tune, sound, ring, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, paramour, beauty, sexiness, physical appeal, kind, type, variety
  • 色合い 【いろあい】 colouring, coloring, shade (of colour), hue, tone, tinge, tint, flavour, nuance, feel, sense, look
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 橙色 【だいだいいろ】 orange (color, colour)

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Chinese:
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
1-31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code