Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
Africa, flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess
Kun:
おもね.るくま
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1126 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 阿 【ア】 first Sanskrit alphabet letter, Africa, Awa (old province of Japan), prefixed to names to show intimacy
  • 阿呆 【アホ】 fool, idiot, simpleton
  • 南阿 【ナンア】 South Africa
  • 阿蘭陀 【オランダ】 Netherlands, Holland
  • お亀 【オカメ】 homely woman (esp. one with a small low nose, high flat forehead, and bulging cheeks), plain woman, soba in soup with slices of boiled fish paste, shiitake mushrooms, greens, seaweed, etc.
  • 加加阿 【カカオ】 cacao, cocoa

Kun reading compounds

  • 阿る 【おもねる】 to flatter, to play up to, to fawn on, to pander to, to cater to
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shade, shadow, dark area, dark circles (under the eyes), dark rings, shading, gradation, kumadori, style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles

Readings

Japanese names:
ほとり、 あず、 あわ、 おか、 きた、 な
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
a1, e1, a5, a2, a4
Korean:
a, og

Spanish

  • A fonética
  • África
  • meandro
  • adular
  • halagar

Portuguese

French

  • flatter
  • flagorner
  • Afrique
  • coin
  • recoin
1515 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4985 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
569 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2258 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
408 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
305 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1304 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41599 Morohashi
346 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6435 New Nelson (John Haig)
1295 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2d5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
7122.0 Four corner code
1-16-04 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
963f Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Variants:
all the more, increasingly
Kun:
いやいよ.いよわた.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1687 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 弥撒 【ミサ】 (Catholic) Mass
  • 弥勒 【ミロク】 Maitreya (Bodhisattva), Miroku
  • 沙弥 【シャミ】 male Buddhist novice
  • 弥久 【ビキュウ】 extending over a long time
  • 弥縫 【ビホウ】 patching up

Kun reading compounds

  • 弥生 【やよい】 third month of the lunar calendar, Yayoi period (ca. 300 BCE-300 CE), Yayoi culture, thick growth (of grass, etc.)
  • 弥栄 【いやさか】 prosperity, prospering, flourishing, best of luck, all the best, hurray, hoorah
  • 弥 【いや】 more and more, increasingly, extremely, very
  • 弥生 【やよい】 third month of the lunar calendar, Yayoi period (ca. 300 BCE-300 CE), Yayoi culture, thick growth (of grass, etc.)
  • 愈 【いよいよ】 more and more, all the more, increasingly, at last, finally, beyond doubt, (at the) last moment, worst possible time
  • 渡る 【わたる】 to cross over, to go across, to extend, to cover, to range, to span

Readings

Japanese names:
わたる、 みつ、 ひろ、 よ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi2
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • más aún
  • progresivamente

Portuguese

French

1536 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1565 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1980 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
832 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2065 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1012 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
344 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
214 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
9753 Morohashi
288 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1689 New Nelson (John Haig)
2241 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1322 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3h5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1829.0 Four corner code
1-44-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f25 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 珍陀 【チンタ】 red wine
  • 陀羅尼助 【ダラニスケ】 traditional "Chinese" medicine for the stomach (usually prepared as small dark spherical pills)
  • 陀羅尼 【ダラニ】 dharani, spell, litany, Sanskrit multi-syllabic chant
  • 阿弥陀 【アミダ】 Amitabha (Buddha), Amida, ghostleg lottery, ladder lottery, lottery in which participants trace a line across a lattice pattern to determine the winner, wearing a hat pushed back on one's head
  • 半田 【ハンダ】 solder, pewter

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tuo2
Korean:
ta

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4982 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
568 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
409 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
306 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41600 Morohashi
6432 New Nelson (John Haig)
2955 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2952 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2d5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
7321.1 Four corner code
1-34-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9640 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
incur, cover, veil, brood over, shelter, wear, put on, be exposed (film), receiving
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
431 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 被 【ヒ】 indicates the target of an activity, -ee (e.g. employee, examinee, trustee)
  • 被害 【ヒガイ】 (suffering) damage, injury, harm
  • 外被 【ガイヒ】 (protective) coat, casing, housing, jacket
  • 花被 【カヒ】 perianth, floral envelope

Kun reading compounds

  • 被る 【こうむる】 to suffer, to receive (kindness, rebuke, support), to sustain (damage)
  • 覆う 【おおう】 to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise
  • 被る 【かぶる】 to put on (one's head), to wear, to have on, to pull over (one's head), to crown (oneself), to be covered with (dust, snow, etc.), to pour (water, etc.) on oneself, to dash on oneself, to ship water, to bear (e.g. someone's debts, faults, etc.), to take (blame), to assume (responsibility), to shoulder (burden), to overlap (e.g. sound or color), to be similar, to be redundant, to be fogged (due to overexposure, etc.), to close, to come to an end, to get a full house, to sell out, to blunder, to bungle, to fail, to be deceived
  • 被せる 【かぶせる】 to cover (with something), to put on (e.g. on someone else's head), to plate something (with a metal), to pour or dash a liquid (on something), to charge (a person with a guilt)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぎぬ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei4, pi1
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • sufrir perdidas
  • recibir
  • cargarse

Portuguese

  • incorrer
  • cobrir
  • velar
  • chocar
  • proteger
  • vestir
  • vestir- se
  • expor (filme)
  • recepção

French

  • subir
  • couvrir
  • voile
  • ruminer (soucis)
  • abri
  • mettre (vêtement)
  • porter (sur la tête)
  • être exposé (film)
  • victime
  • souffrir
1729 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
852 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4225 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1410 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
881 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
976 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1009 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1145 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1631 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1495 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
790 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1077 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
815 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34222 Morohashi
1163 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5445 New Nelson (John Haig)
807 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
870 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1390 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
667 2001 Kanji
5e5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
3424.7 Four corner code
1-40-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88ab Unicode hex code