Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
limit, restrict, to best of ability
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
405 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 限定 【ゲンテイ】 limit, restriction
  • 限界 【ゲンカイ】 limit, bound
  • 上限 【ジョウゲン】 upper limit, supremum
  • 有限 【ユウゲン】 finite, limited

Kun reading compounds

  • 限る 【かぎる】 to restrict, to limit, to confine, to be restricted to, to be limited to, to be confined to, to be best (for), to be the best plan, to be the only way (to)
  • 限り 【かぎり】 limit, limits, bounds, degree, extent, scope, the end, the last, as long as ..., as far as ..., as much as ..., to the limits of ..., all of ..., unless ..., (not) included in ..., (not) part of ..., ... only (e.g. "one time only", "today only"), end of one's life, final moments, death, funeral, burial
  • 限りない 【かぎりない】 eternal, unlimited, endless
  • 中限 【なかぎり】 next-month delivery

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
han

Spanish

  • limitar
  • restringir
  • confinar

Portuguese

  • limite
  • restringir
  • o melhor possível

French

  • limite
  • limiter
  • restreindre
  • autant que possible
601 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
691 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
665 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
474 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4987 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
600 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
985 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
847 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
866 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
975 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
728 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
475 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
296 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
357 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1478 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41627 Morohashi
398 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1466 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1576 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
370 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
696 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3665 2001 Kanji
2d6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
1-2-6 SKIP code
7723.2 Four corner code
1-24-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9650 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
world, boundary
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
158 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 界 【カイ】 community, circles, world, kingdom, erathem, field (electrical), border, boundary, division
  • 界隈 【カイワイ】 neighborhood, neighbourhood, vicinity
  • 球界 【キュウカイ】 the baseball world
  • 経済界 【ケイザイカイ】 economic world, financial circles, business community

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • borde
  • frontera
  • extensión
  • ámbito

Portuguese

  • mundo

French

  • monde
170 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
260 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
240 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
170 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2998 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
269 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
223 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
967 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
454 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
157 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1336 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
257 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21775 Morohashi
2563 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3739 New Nelson (John Haig)
251 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
266 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
164 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
320 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3654 2001 Kanji
5f4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
6022.8 Four corner code
1-19-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
754c Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
savings, store, lay in, keep, wear mustache
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 貯水 【チョスイ】 storage of water
  • 貯金 【チョキン】 putting money aside, savings, deposit (e.g. in a bank), accumulated surplus of wins, wins in the bank
  • 郵貯 【ユウチョ】 postal (post-office) savings (deposit)

Kun reading compounds

  • 貯める 【ためる】 to save up (money)
  • 蓄える 【たくわえる】 to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one's skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu3, zhu4
Korean:
jeo

Spanish

  • ahorrar
  • almacenar

Portuguese

  • poupança
  • loja
  • por em
  • guardar
  • usar bigode

French

  • économies
  • épargne
  • réserve
  • stocker
  • porter la moustache
674 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
572 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
546 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1060 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
740 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
924 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1651 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
762 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
775 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
742 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1743 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1903 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1012 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
198 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36698 Morohashi
1509 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5791 New Nelson (John Haig)
194 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
206 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
595 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3953 2001 Kanji
7b5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
6382.1 Four corner code
1-35-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8caf Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
amass, raise, hoard, store
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1260 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 蓄積 【チクセキ】 accumulation, accumulate, store
  • 蓄財 【チクザイ】 amassing of wealth
  • 備蓄 【ビチク】 stockpile, reserves, storing, stocking up, laying in (supplies)
  • 含蓄 【ガンチク】 implication, significance, connotation, depth of meaning, complications of a problem

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓄える 【たくわえる】 to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one's skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acaudalar
  • amasar
  • almacenar
  • ahorrar

Portuguese

  • acumular
  • ter uma concubina
  • fonógrafo

French

  • accumuler
  • stocker
  • mettre de côté
  • gramophone
  • avoir une maîtresse
1579 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1287 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4024 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1101 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1706 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1224 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1288 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
666 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2931 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1506 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1397 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31642P Morohashi
2333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5161 New Nelson (John Haig)
1385 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1486 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1658 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
3k10.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-8-5 SKIP code
4460.3 Four corner code
1-35-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84c4 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
182 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 向上 【コウジョウ】 elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
  • 向後 【コウゴ】 hereafter
  • 趣向 【シュコウ】 plan, idea, design, plot
  • 性向 【セイコウ】 inclination, tendency, nature, character

Kun reading compounds

  • 向く 【むく】 to turn toward, to look (up, down, etc.), to face (e.g. east) (of a building, window, etc.), to look out on, to front (on), to point (of an arrow, compass needle, etc.), to be suited to, to be fit for, to go towards, to turn to (of one's interests, feelings, etc.), to be inclined (to do)
  • 向いている 【むいている】 to be cut out for (e.g. a job), to be suited (to)
  • 向ける 【むける】 to turn towards, to point
  • 向かう 【むかう】 to face, to go towards, to head towards
  • 向かうところ敵無し 【むかうところてきなし】 unbeatable, invincible, irresistible
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other

Readings

Japanese names:
こお、 た、 な、 むか、 むかい、 むこう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang4
Korean:
hyang, sang

Spanish

  • mirar hacia
  • volverse
  • hacer frente
  • oponerse

Portuguese

  • Aquele lá
  • em frente
  • além de
  • confronta
  • desafia
  • tende para
  • aproximação

French

  • se diriger vers
  • direction
  • en face
  • de l'autre côté
  • éloigné
  • confronter
  • défier
  • approcher
  • avoir tendance
213 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
278 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
217 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
101 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
215 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
402 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
312 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
199 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
557 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
319 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2627 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
186 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3301 Morohashi
3052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
712 New Nelson (John Haig)
183 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
195 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
192 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
266 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
849 2001 Kanji
3d3.10 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
1-24-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5411 Unicode hex code