Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
long, grow 長 (镸)
Parts:
Variants:
long, leader, superior, senior
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
12 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 長 【チョウ】 head, chief, leader, elder, merit, strong point, superiority, major
  • 長官 【チョウカン】 secretary (government), director, chief
  • 体長 【タイチョウ】 length (of an animal), body length
  • 医長 【イチョウ】 medical director, chief physician

Kun reading compounds

  • 長い 【ながい】 long (distance, length), long (time), protracted, prolonged
  • 長居 【ながい】 long visit, overstaying
  • 長 【おさ】 head, chief, leader, elder, the greatest of all, the most excellent
  • 長亀 【おさがめ】 leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
  • 田長 【たおさ】 master of the rice field, chief farmer, lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 死出田長 【しでたおさ】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おしゃ、 たかし、 たけ、 な、 は、 ひさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2, zhang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • largo
  • jefe
  • sobresaliente

Portuguese

  • Longo
  • ambicionar
  • líder
  • chefe

French

  • long
  • chef
116 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
189 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
173 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
25 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4938 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
155 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
95 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
939 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
95 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
95 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
89 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1837 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3163 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1626 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2212 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1939 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41100 Morohashi
2556 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6379 New Nelson (John Haig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2070 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
161 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3465 2001 Kanji
0a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
4-8-1 SKIP code
7173.2 Four corner code
1-36-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9577 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mount, hill, knoll
Kun:
おか
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
463 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岡陵 【コウリョウ】 hill

Kun reading compounds

  • 丘 【おか】 hill, height, knoll, rising ground, bonus points awarded to the winner at the end of a game
  • 岡崎フラグメント 【おかざきフラグメント】 Okazaki fragment
  • 盛岡 【もりおか】 Morioka (city in Iwate)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • monte
  • colina
  • cima de una colina

Portuguese

French

  • mont
  • colline
  • butte
370 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
621 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1889 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
987 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1440 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3719 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2584 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1980 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7962 Morohashi
2997 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1460 New Nelson (John Haig)
1961 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-18-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca1 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
lid
Parts:
Variants:
capital, 10**16
Kun:
みやこ
On:
キョウケイキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
74 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 京 【キョウ】 imperial capital (esp. Kyoto), final word of an iroha poem, 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion
  • 京都 【キョウト】 Kyoto (city, prefecture)
  • 帝京 【テイキョウ】 the capital
  • 在京 【ザイキョウ】 being in the capital (i.e. Tokyo, or formerly Kyoto)
  • 京 【キョウ】 imperial capital (esp. Kyoto), final word of an iroha poem, 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion
  • 京阪 【ケイハン】 Kyoto-Osaka, Kyoto and Osaka
  • 英京 【エイキョウ】 British capital, London
  • キン族 【キンゾク】 Kinh (people), Vietnamese (people)
  • 南京 【ナンキン】 Nanjing, Nanking, pumpkin, squash, Chinese, Southeast Asian, foreign, rare, precious, cute

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital (esp. Kyoto, Japan's former capital), seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 長岡京 【ながおかきょう】 Nagaoka-kyō (capital of Japan 784-794)

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • capital

Portuguese

  • capital
  • 10 elevado a 16

French

  • capitale
  • 10**16
63 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
110 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
99 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
16 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
172 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
109 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
663 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
189 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
189 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
233 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
39 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2546 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
318 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
299 Morohashi
2052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
93 New Nelson (John Haig)
312 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
334 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
303 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
157 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
441 2001 Kanji
2j6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
0090.6 Four corner code
1-21-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eac Unicode hex code