Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
open, unfold, unseal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
59 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 開花 【カイカ】 flowers budding, blooming, flowering, showing results, becoming popular, blooming
  • 開演 【カイエン】 curtain raising, starting (e.g. play, concert)
  • 疎開 【ソカイ】 dispersal, evacuation, removal, spreading out (troops), deployment
  • 非公開 【ヒコウカイ】 private, exclusive, secret

Kun reading compounds

  • 開く 【ひらく】 to open, to undo, to unseal, to unpack, to bloom, to unfold, to spread out, to open (for business, e.g. in the morning), to be wide (gap, etc.), to widen, to hold (meeting, party, etc.), to give, to open, to found (nation, dynasty, sect, etc.), to open (a new business), to set up, to establish, to start, to open (ports, borders, etc.), to open (an account), to open up (new land, path, etc.), to clear, to develop, to open (a file, etc.), to extract (root), to reduce (equation), to cut open (fish), to change (kanji into hiragana), to flare (e.g. skirt), to slacken (into a poor posture)
  • 開き 【ひらき】 opening, gap, dried and opened fish
  • 開き直る 【ひらきなおる】 to become defiant, to fight back, to turn upon, to take the offensive
  • 開ける 【ひらける】 to open out (of a view, scenery, etc.), to spread out, to become clear (of a road, visibility, etc.), to open up, to improve (of luck, prospects, etc.), to get better, to develop (of a town, civilization, etc.), to become civilized, to modernize, to grow, to advance (of knowledge, ideas, etc.), to be sensible, to be understanding, to be enlightened, to open (of a new road, railway, etc.), to be opened to traffic, to become populous, to become densely built, to become bustling
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 か、 ひらき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kai1
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • abrir
  • desdoblar
  • dar comienzo
  • abrirse
  • estar abierto

Portuguese

  • abrir
  • desdobrar
  • deslacrar

French

  • ouvrir
  • s'ouvrir
  • briser le sceau
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
261 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
241 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
80 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4950 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
550 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
270 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1821 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
396 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
215 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1840 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4121 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1636 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41233 Morohashi
3321 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6393 New Nelson (John Haig)
1622 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1750 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
290 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
391 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3855 2001 Kanji
8e4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7744.1 Four corner code
1-19-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
958b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
establishment, provision, prepare
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
145 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 設問 【セツモン】 posing a question, question
  • 設備 【セツビ】 equipment, facilities, installation, accommodations, conveniences, arrangements
  • 公設 【コウセツ】 public (institution)
  • 併設 【ヘイセツ】 joint establishment (esp. schools of different levels or different courses of study), establishment as an annex (e.g. of a school), juxtaposition, placing side by side

Kun reading compounds

  • 設ける 【もうける】 to prepare, to provide, to set up, to establish, to organize, to lay down (rules), to make (an excuse)

Readings

Japanese names:
した
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she4
Korean:
seol

Spanish

  • equipar
  • instalar
  • establecer
  • crear

Portuguese

  • estabelecimento
  • provisão
  • preparar

French

  • créer
  • fonder
  • établir
  • préparer
653 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
754 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
731 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
164 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4325 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
742 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
897 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1401 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
577 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
586 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
611 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1666 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1863 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1338 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
715 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35293 Morohashi
1471 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5570 New Nelson (John Haig)
708 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
765 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
270 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
741 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3068 2001 Kanji
7a4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
0764.7 Four corner code
1-32-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a2d Unicode hex code