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-, good opportunity, chance, estrangement, discord, alienation, spy, secret agent
  • 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】 ken (6 shaku, approx. 1.818 m), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 number of ken (in length or breadth)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 六百間 【ロッピャッケン】 roppyakken (type of card game)

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, 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
  • 茶の間 【ちゃのま】 (Japanese-style) living room
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
Variants:
lack, gap, fail, yawning radical (no. 76)
Kun:
か.けるか.く
On:
ケツケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
860 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 欠 【ケツ】 lack, deficiency, vacancy, absence, non-attendance
  • 欠員 【ケツイン】 vacancy, vacant position
  • 補欠 【ホケツ】 filling a vacancy, supplementation, substitute, deputy, alternate, spare
  • 出欠 【シュッケツ】 attendance or absence
  • 欠伸 【アクビ】 yawn, yawning, kanji "yawning" radical (radical 76)
  • 欠缺 【ケンケツ】 lacuna, gap where something is lacked

Kun reading compounds

  • 欠ける 【かける】 to chip, to be chipped, to break (off), to be damaged, to be missing (from a set, team, etc.), to be absent, to become lost, to be lacking (in), to be short (of), to be deficient, to be wanting (in), to wane (of the moon), to go into eclipse
  • 欠く 【かく】 to chip, to nick, to break, to crack, to lack
  • 欠くことができない 【かくことができない】 indispensable, essential, necessary

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian4
Korean:
heum, gam, gyeol

Spanish

  • falta
  • carestía
  • romperse
  • agrietarse
  • faltar
  • carecer

Portuguese

  • falta
  • intervalo
  • falha

French

  • manquer
  • lacune
  • rater
  • radical bâillement (no. 76)
597 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
496 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
471 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
968 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2412 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
713 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
647 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
383 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
384 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
659 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1119 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2481 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1255 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1721 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
477 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15991 Morohashi
1987 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2928 New Nelson (John Haig)
466 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
505 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
442 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2562 2001 Kanji
4j0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
2780.2 Four corner code
1-23-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b20 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
spring, fountain
Kun:
いずみ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1086 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 泉水 【センスイ】 garden pond, miniature lake, fountain
  • 泉下 【センカ】 Hades, the hereafter
  • 源泉 【ゲンセン】 source (of a spring, etc.), source (of payment, energy, knowledge, etc.), origin, wellspring
  • 天然温泉 【テンネンオンセン】 natural hot spring

Kun reading compounds

  • 泉 【いずみ】 spring, fountain
  • 泉熱 【いずみねつ】 Izumi fever (resembles scarlet fever)
  • 知識の泉 【ちしきのいずみ】 source of knowledge

Readings

Japanese names:
いず、 ずい、 ずみ、 ぜい、 ぜん、 の
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
quan2
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • manantial
  • fuente

Portuguese

  • Fonte
  • nascente

French

  • source
  • fontaine
926 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
915 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
902 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3099 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
915 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
674 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
965 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1192 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1253 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
840 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1154 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3176 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1636 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2224 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
135 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17274 Morohashi
2567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3095 New Nelson (John Haig)
133 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
140 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
887 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
842 2001 Kanji
3a5.33 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2623.2 Four corner code
1-32-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cc9 Unicode hex code