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

16 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
Variants:
building, mansion, large building, palace
Kun:
やかたたて
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
613 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 館 【カン】 house, hall, building
  • 館長 【カンチョウ】 superintendent, director, curator, chief librarian
  • 在外公館 【ザイガイコウカン】 diplomatic mission, overseas diplomatic establishment
  • 公館 【コウカン】 official residence

Kun reading compounds

  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
  • 夏館 【なつやかた】 villa arranged appropriately for summer, mansion arranged appropriately for summer
  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
たち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan3
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • edificio
  • mansión

Portuguese

  • edifício
  • mansão
  • edifício grande
  • palácio

French

  • bâtiment
  • grand bâtiment
  • résidence
  • palais
366 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
266 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
247 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
319 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5174 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
319 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
280 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2761 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
327 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
327 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
330 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1909 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1490 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44237P Morohashi
1748 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6701 New Nelson (John Haig)
1478 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1589 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
436 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
8b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
8377.7 Four corner code
1-20-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9928 Unicode hex code