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

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
design, pattern, build, nature, character, handle, crank, grip, knob, shaft
Kun:
がらつか
On:
ヘイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1140 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 柄節 【ヘイセツ】 scape (of an insect)
  • 政柄 【セイヘイ】 political power
  • 羽柄 【ウヘイ】 calamus, quill

Kun reading compounds

  • 柄 【がら】 pattern, design, body build, figure, physique, essential qualities, character, nature, appropriate to, fitting of, suitable for
  • ガラが悪い 【ガラがわるい】 ill-bred, vulgar, boorish
  • 土地柄 【とちがら】 nature of the locality, character of a place, local colour, local color
  • 役柄 【やくがら】 role
  • 柄 【え】 handle, grip, stalk (of a mushroom, leaf, etc.)
  • 柄鏡 【えかがみ】 traditional mirror with a handle, popular since the Muromachi period
  • 長柄 【ながえ】 long handle, long-handled spear, long shaft
  • 槍の柄 【やりのえ】 spearhandle
  • 柄 【つか】 hilt (of a sword), haft (of a dagger), handle, handgrip
  • 柄頭 【つかがしら】 pommel
  • 鎌柄 【かまつか】 sickle handle, goby minnow (Pseudogobio esocinus), Oriental photinia (species of shrub, Photinia villosa), Asiatic dayflower (Commelina communis), Joseph's-coat (species of amaranth, Amaranthus tricolor)

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 ら
Chinese:
bing3
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • asa
  • agarradera
  • diseño
  • patrón
  • dibujo
  • figura

Portuguese

  • projeto
  • modelo
  • construção
  • natureza
  • cabo
  • manivela
  • maçaneta
  • puxador

French

  • dessin
  • motif
  • construire
  • nature
  • manche
  • poignée
  • bouton
  • manivelle
1776 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
904 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2234 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1424 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
862 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
985 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1019 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
989 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1085 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1111 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
604 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
799 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1030 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14603 Morohashi
897 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2627 New Nelson (John Haig)
1021 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1097 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1270 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1853 2001 Kanji
4a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4192.7 Four corner code
42-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67c4 Unicode hex code