Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 1.818 m (6 shaku), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 one ken in length or breadth (1.818m)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 俗世間 【ゾクセケン】 this world, earthly world, secular society, ordinary world, everyday life, workaday world

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 合間 【あいま】 interval, break, pause, spare moment
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Chinese:
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule
On:
シャク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1940 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尺 【シャク】 shaku (unit of distance approximately equal to 30.3 cm), rule, measure, scale, length
  • 尺度 【シャクド】 gauge, standard, measure, criterion, index, length, size, (measuring) rule, scale
  • 大尺 【ダイシャク】 large shaku (approx. 35.6cm)
  • 対数尺 【タイスウシャク】 log rule

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Chinese:
chi3, che3
Korean:
cheog

Spanish

  • regla
  • medida
  • antigua unidad de medida

Portuguese

  • shaku
  • pé Japonês
  • medida
  • escala
  • regra

French

  • shaku (30,303 cm)
  • mesure
  • échelle
  • règle
895 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
884 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1842 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1377 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1781 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1227 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
96 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1895 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2071 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
762 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
521 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4248 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2146 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1079 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7632 Morohashi
3440 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 New Nelson (John Haig)
1070 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1151 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
830 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3762 2001 Kanji
3r1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
7780.7 Four corner code
28-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3a Unicode hex code