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

13 strokes
Radical:
net 网 (罒, ⺲, 罓, ⺳)
Parts:
placement, put, set, deposit, leave behind, keep, employ, pawn
Kun:
お.く-お.き
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
277 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 置換 【チカン】 substitution, replacement, permutation, substitution, displacement
  • 置換可能引数データ 【チカンカノウヒキスウデータ】 replaceable parameter data
  • 留置 【リュウチ】 detention (usu. during investigation), imprisonment, poundage, custody
  • 倒置 【トウチ】 turning upside down, placing nonessentials before essentials

Kun reading compounds

  • 置く 【おく】 to put, to place, to leave (behind), to establish (an organization, a facility, a position, etc.), to set up, to appoint (someone to a certain position), to hire, to employ, to place (one's trust, one's faith, etc.), to bear (in mind, etc.), to put down a tool (e.g. a pen) hence stopping what one is doing with that tool, to take in (boarders, etc.), to provide lodging in one's house, to separate spatially or temporally, to do something in advance, to leave something in a certain state, to keep something in a certain state

Readings

Japanese names:
おき、 おけ、 き
Chinese:
zhi4
Korean:
chi

Spanish

  • poner
  • colocar
  • situar

Portuguese

  • colocação
  • por
  • colocar
  • depositar
  • abandonar
  • manter
  • empregar
  • hipotecar

French

  • placer
  • poser
  • déposer
  • faire à l'avance
  • laisser derrière
  • garder
  • employer
  • gage
469 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
570 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
545 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
322 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3644 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
345 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
831 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2232 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
426 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
432 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
262 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1466 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3222 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2262 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
840 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28298 Morohashi
2608 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4645 New Nelson (John Haig)
832 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
895 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
312 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
610 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3675 2001 Kanji
5g8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
3-1-12 SKIP code
6071.6 Four corner code
35-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f6e Unicode hex code