Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
get dark, gloom, disorder
Kun:
やみくら.い
On:
アンオン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1969 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 暗黒 【アンコク】 darkness
  • 暗夜 【アンヤ】 dark night
  • 冥暗 【メイアン】 gloom, shade
  • 幽暗 【ユウアン】 gloom, darkness, seclusion

Kun reading compounds

  • 闇 【やみ】 darkness, the dark, bewilderment, despair, hopelessness, hidden place, secrecy, oblivion, black market, shady trading, underhand transactions, illegal channels
  • 闇医者 【やみいしゃ】 back-alley doctor
  • 暁闇 【あかつきやみ】 moonless dawn
  • 五月闇 【さつきやみ】 dark night in the rainy season
  • 暗い 【くらい】 dark, gloomy, murky, depressed, dispirited, down in the dumps, dark (mood), dark (in colour), dull, ill-boding, dark (e.g. past), suspicious, unlikely (to succeed), hopeless, unpromising, unfamiliar (with), ignorant (of)

Readings

Chinese:
an4
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • oscuro
  • sombrío
  • poco claro
  • sin esperanza
  • confuso

Portuguese

French

1758 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4969 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1899 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2709 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
349 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4134 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41421 Morohashi
3332 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6414 New Nelson (John Haig)
2777 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1748 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8e9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-9 SKIP code
7760.1 Four corner code
16-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95c7 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
night, evening
Kun:
よる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
487 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 夜 【ヤ】 counter for nights
  • 夜間 【ヤカン】 night, nighttime
  • 同夜 【ドウヤ】 the same night, that night
  • 通夜 【ツヤ】 all-night vigil over a body, wake

Kun reading compounds

  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night
  • 夜明け 【よあけ】 dawn, daybreak
  • 毎夜 【まいよ】 every evening, every night
  • 短夜 【みじかよ】 short summer night
  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night
  • 夜遅く 【よるおそく】 late at night, at a late hour
  • 御寝 【およる】 sleep, rest
  • 水晶の夜 【すいしょうのよる】 Kristallnacht (night of concerted violence against Jews in Germany and Austria from November 9-10, 1938)

Readings

Chinese:
ye4
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • noche
  • tarde

Portuguese

  • noite
  • à noite

French

  • nuit
  • soirée
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
258 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
298 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
406 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2550 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1301 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1046 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5763 Morohashi
2056 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 New Nelson (John Haig)
1037 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
318 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
169 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
467 2001 Kanji
2j6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
44-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
crow, raven
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2042 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 烏克蘭 【ウクライナ】 Ukraine
  • 烏焉魯魚 【ウエンロギョ】 miswriting a word, using the wrong kanji to write a word
  • 金烏 【キンウ】 sun
  • 烏秋 【オウチュウ】 black drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)
  • 烏滸 【オコ】 foolish thing, stupid thing, absurdity

Kun reading compounds

  • 烏 【からす】 crow (Corvus spp.), raven
  • 烏河豚 【からす】 Chinese puffer (Takifugu chinensis)
  • 闇夜に烏 【やみよにからす】 something indistinct, a crow in a pitch-black night
  • 八咫の烏 【やたのからす】 Yatagarasu (mythical raven who aided Emperor Jimmu on his eastern expedition), three-legged crow inhabiting the sun in Chinese mythology

Readings

Chinese:
wu1, wu4
Korean:
o

Spanish

  • cuervo

Portuguese

French

  • corneille
  • corbeau
229 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1256 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
4088 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2811 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1963 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18998 Morohashi
3421 New Nelson (John Haig)
1944 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2094 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4d6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-4 SKIP code
2732.7 Four corner code
17-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70cf Unicode hex code