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

13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
iron
Kun:
くろがね
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
672 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鉄 【テツ】 iron (Fe), strong and hard (as iron), railway, railway enthusiast
  • 鉄製 【テッセイ】 made from iron
  • 国鉄 【コクテツ】 national railway (esp. former Japan National Railways)
  • 新日本製鐵 【シンニッポンセイテツ】 Nippon Steel Corporation

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒金 【くろがね】 iron

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 てっ
Chinese:
tie3
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • hierro
  • acero

Portuguese

  • ferro

French

  • fer
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
242 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
976 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1814 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40285 Morohashi
1711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6253 New Nelson (John Haig)
846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
449 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2863 2001 Kanji
8a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
37-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9244 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
cannon, gun
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1268 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 砲 【ホウ】 gun, cannon, artillery, ordnance
  • 砲火 【ホウカ】 gunfire, fire
  • 主砲 【シュホウ】 main battery, main armament
  • 迫撃砲 【ハクゲキホウ】 mortar

Readings

Japanese names:
づつ
Chinese:
pao4
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • cañón
  • pistola

Portuguese

  • canhão
  • arma

French

  • canon
  • fusil
1800 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1217 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3185 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
993 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1569 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1764 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1894 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1631 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1402 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1479 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
785 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1065 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
538 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24120P Morohashi
1151 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3998 New Nelson (John Haig)
532 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
571 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1372 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3356 2001 Kanji
5a5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
1761.2 Four corner code
43-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7832 Unicode hex code