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

7 strokes (also 6)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
near, early, akin, tantamount
Kun:
ちか.い
On:
キンコン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
194 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 近畿 【キンキ】 Kinki (region around Osaka, Kyoto, Nara)
  • 近海 【キンカイ】 coastal waters, adjacent seas
  • ごく最近 【ゴクサイキン】 very recently, in the very recent past
  • 至近 【シキン】 very near
  • 近流 【コンル】 banishment (to a nearby province), the least severe of the three banishment punishments under the ritsuryo system

Kun reading compounds

  • 近い 【ちかい】 near, close, short (distance), close (in time), soon, close (relationship), friendly, intimate, closely related, similar, likeworthy, almost the same
  • 近いうちに 【ちかいうちに】 before long

Readings

Japanese names:
おう、 おお、 この
Chinese:
jin4
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • cerca
  • cercano

Portuguese

  • perto
  • cedo
  • consangüíneo
  • equivalente

French

  • près
  • tôt
  • proche
  • équivalent à
195 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
113 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
103 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
127 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4671 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
127 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
259 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
506 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
445 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
452 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
679 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3798 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1941 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1136 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38752P Morohashi
3061 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6021 New Nelson (John Haig)
1129 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1210 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
149 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
140 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2654 2001 Kanji
2q4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3-2-4 SKIP code
3230.2 Four corner code
22-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fd1 Unicode hex code