Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
shade, yin, negative, sex organs, secret, shadow
Kun:
かげかげ.る
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1393 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 陰 【イン】 yin (i.e. the negative), unseen location (i.e. somewhere private)
  • 女神 【メガミ】 goddess, female deity
  • 山陰 【ヤマカゲ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 外陰 【ガイイン】 vulva, pudenda

Kun reading compounds

  • 陰 【かげ】 shade, shadow, other side, back, background
  • 陰口 【かげぐち】 malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back
  • 山陰 【やまかげ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 物陰 【ものかげ】 place hidden from view, cover, shelter, hiding place
  • 陰る 【かげる】 to darken, to get dark, to be clouded, to be hidden (behind clouds)

Readings

Chinese:
yin1
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • sombra
  • oscuridad
  • oculto
  • negativo
  • ocultar

Portuguese

  • matiz
  • yin
  • negativa
  • órgões sexuais
  • segredo
  • sombra

French

  • Yin
  • ombre
  • négatif
  • secret
  • organes sexuels
1013 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1408 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5006 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1031 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1872 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1563 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
867 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
886 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1525 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
735 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
657 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
397 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
494 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1606 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41691 Morohashi
541 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6462 New Nelson (John Haig)
1592 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1718 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1496 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3671 2001 Kanji
2d8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7823.1 Four corner code
17-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9670 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
sunshine, yang principle, positive, male, heaven, daytime
Kun:
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1071 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 陽 【ヨウ】 yang (i.e. the positive), the open (i.e. a visible place)
  • 陽気 【ヨウキ】 cheerful, jovial, merry, lively, weather, season, spirit of yang
  • 山陽 【サンヨウ】 south side of a mountain, Sanyo district
  • 陰陽 【インヨウ】 cosmic dual forces, yin and yang, sun and moon, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 日 【ひ】 day, days, sun, sunshine, sunlight, case (esp. unfortunate), event
  • 日差し 【ひざし】 sunlight, rays of the Sun

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 あけ、 はる、 ひろ、 やん、 よ
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • positivo
  • masculino

Portuguese

  • brilho do sol
  • princípio do yang
  • positivo
  • masculino
  • paraíso
  • dia

French

  • Yang
  • soleil
  • éclat solaire
  • positif
  • mâle
  • paradis
  • journée
527 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
429 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
406 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
990 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5012 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
753 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
989 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1567 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
630 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
640 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
834 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
747 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
764 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
453 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1309 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41725 Morohashi
626 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6470 New Nelson (John Haig)
1300 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1397 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
413 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3651 2001 Kanji
2d9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
7622.7 Four corner code
45-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
967d Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
expert, teacher, master, model, exemplar, army (incl. counter), war
Kun:
いくさ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
563 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 師 【シ】 teacher, master, one's mentor, religious leader, specialist, five-battalion brigade comprising 2500 men (Zhou-dynasty Chinese army)
  • 獅子 【シシ】 lion, left-hand guardian dog at a Shinto shrine
  • 大師 【ダイシ】 great teacher (i.e. a buddha, bodhisattva or high monk, esp. Kobo Daishi)
  • 歯科医師 【シカイシ】 dentist

Readings

Japanese names:
のし、 のり、 もろ、 かず、 つかさ、 みつ、 もと
Chinese:
shi1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • maestro
  • profesor
  • experto
  • técnico

Portuguese

  • perito
  • professor
  • mestre
  • exército
  • guerra

French

  • maître
  • expert
  • professeur
  • exemplaire
  • modèle
  • armée
  • guerre
624 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
720 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
693 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
490 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
547 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
496 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1130 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
409 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
415 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
967 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
563 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1680 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
892 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1277 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8916 Morohashi
1326 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1562 New Nelson (John Haig)
1269 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1361 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
438 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
714 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
844 2001 Kanji
3f7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2172.7 Four corner code
27-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e2b Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
body
Parts:
somebody, person, one's station in life
Kun:
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
320 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 心身 【シンシン】 mind and body
  • 身障者 【シンショウシャ】 disabled person, physically handicapped person
  • 終身 【シュウシン】 the whole life
  • 等身 【トウシン】 body proportions

Kun reading compounds

  • 身 【み】 body, oneself, one's place, one's position, main part, meat (as opposed to bone, skin, etc.), wood (as opposed to bark), blade (as opposed to its handle), container (as opposed to its lid)
  • 身動き 【みうごき】 moving about, stirring about
  • 入れ墨 【いれずみ】 tattoo (esp. a traditional Japanese one), tattooing
  • 細身 【ほそみ】 narrow, thin (sized), slender

Readings

Chinese:
shen1, juan1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • cuerpo
  • uno mismo
  • posición

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa
  • fase da vida

French

  • individu
  • personne
  • situation sociale
255 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
339 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
323 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
331 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4601 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
791 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
937 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
546 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
59 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
394 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1768 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4368 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2213 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2977 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1256 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38034 Morohashi
3553 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5928 New Nelson (John Haig)
1248 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1337 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
174 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
285 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
847 2001 Kanji
0a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2740.0 Four corner code
31-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8eab Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:

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On reading compounds

  • 上 【ジョウ】 from the standpoint of, as a matter of (e.g. fact), in the field of, being of the type of, aboard (a ship or vehicle), on top of, on, above, first volume (e.g. book), superior quality, best, top, high class, going up, governmental, imperial, presenting, showing, ana- (medical, biol.)
  • 上位 【ジョウイ】 superior (in rank), top, ranking, higher order (e.g. byte), host computer (of connected device)
  • 口上 【コウジョウ】 vocal message, speech, statement, prologue at the start of a kabuki performance
  • 水上 【スイジョウ】 aquatic, on the water
  • 上人 【ショウニン】 holy priest, saint
  • 上下 【ショウカ】 top and bottom, up and down, high and low, above and below, upper and lower ends, upper and lower classes, ruler and ruled, the government and the people
  • 主上 【シュジョウ】 emperor
  • 雲上 【ウンジョウ】 above the clouds, the heavens
  • 上海 【シャンハイ】 Shanghai (China)
  • 上湯 【シャンタン】 top-grade Chinese soup stock

Kun reading compounds

  • 上 【うえ】 above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter), top, summit, head (e.g. of a staircase), surface, before, previous, superiority, one's superior, one's elder, on top of that, besides, what's more, not only ... but, upon (further inspection, etc.), based on (and occurring after), matters concerning ..., as concerns ..., since (i.e. "for that reason"), honorable, venerable, place of one's superior (e.g. the throne), emperor, sovereign, shogun, daimyo, noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
  • 上向き 【うわむき】 pointing up, pointing upward, upturn, uptrend, upward tendency
  • 床上 【ゆかうえ】 on a floor, above floor level
  • 一枚上 【いちまいうえ】 one step higher, one better, cut above, one up
  • 上 【かみ】 upper reaches (of a river), upper stream, top, upper part, upper half (of the body), long ago, beginning, first, person of high rank (e.g. the emperor), government, imperial court, imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto), capital region (i.e. Kansai), region (or direction of) the imperial palace, head (of a table), wife, mistress (of a restaurant)
  • 上方 【かみがた】 Kyoto and vicinity (esp. during Edo period), Kyoto-Osaka region, Kansai region
  • 風上 【かざかみ】 windward, upwind
  • 御上 【おかみ】 the Emperor, His Majesty, the government, the authorities, proprietress, hostess, landlady, mistress, your wife, his wife, (one's) master, lord
  • 上げる 【あげる】 to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), to summon (for geishas, etc.), to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to develop (talent, skill), to improve, to make (a loud sound), to raise (one's voice), to earn (something desirable), to praise, to give (an example, etc.), to cite, to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.), to arrest, to nominate, to give, to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.), to bear (a child), to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding), (of the tide) to come in, to vomit, to do for (the sake of someone else), to complete ..., to humbly do ...
  • 上がる 【あがる】 to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised, to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in, to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade, to get out (of water), to come ashore, to increase, to improve, to make progress, to be promoted, to advance, to be made (of profit, etc.), to occur (esp. of a favourable result), to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.), to be finished, to be done, to be over, (of rain) to stop, to lift, to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die, to win (in a card game, etc.), to be arrested, to turn up (of evidence, etc.), to be deep fried, to be spoken loudly, to get stage fright, to be offered (to the gods, etc.), to go, to visit, to eat, to drink, to be listed (as a candidate), to serve (in one's master's home), to go north, to be complete, to finish
  • 上がり 【あがり】 rise, increase, ascent, income, proceeds, return, profit, crop yield, freshly-drawn green tea (esp. in sushi shops), completion, stop, finish, end result (e.g. of crafts like painting, pottery, etc.), how something comes out, after (rain, illness, etc.), ex- (e.g. ex-bureaucrat), former, northbound
  • 上がり下り 【あがりおり】 going up and down, ascent and descent
  • 芸者上がり 【げいしゃあがり】 ex-geisha, former geisha
  • 上る 【のぼる】 to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the Sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to swim up (a river), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)
  • 上り 【のぼり】 ascent, climbing, ascending (path), climb, up-train, train heading toward the starting point of its route, upbound (esp. toward Tokyo)
  • 上り下り 【のぼりくだり】 rising and falling, going up and down
  • 逆上せる 【のぼせる】 to feel dizzy, to have blood rush to one's head, to lose one's cool, to be obsessed, to be infatuated, to become conceited
  • 上せる 【のぼせる】 to raise, to record, to bring up (a matter), to serve (food), to send some on out
  • 上す 【のぼす】 to raise, to record, to bring up (a matter), to serve (food), to send some one out

Readings

Japanese names:
あおい、 あげ、 い、 か、 かき、 かず、 かん、 こう、 のぼり、 ほつ
Chinese:
shang4, shang3
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • arriba
  • encima
  • parte superior
  • cima
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • acima
  • para cima
  • sobre
  • subir
  • galgar
  • em cima
  • escalar

French

  • au-dessus
  • haut
  • monter
  • donner (je te donne)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
37 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
21 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
798 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
29 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
5 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
47 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
32 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
32 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
31 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
6 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4212 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
49 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13 Morohashi
3404 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
10 New Nelson (John Haig)
49 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
50 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
29 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
12 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1272 2001 Kanji
2m1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
2110.0 Four corner code
30-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
arrow
Parts:
know, wisdom
Kun:
し.るし.らせる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
205 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 知 【チ】 wisdom, jnana (higher knowledge)
  • 知恵 【チエ】 wisdom, wit, sagacity, sense, intelligence, prajna (insight leading to enlightenment)
  • 認知 【ニンチ】 acknowledgement, acknowledgment, recognition, cognition
  • 熟知 【ジュクチ】 being familiar with, having a thorough knowledge of, being well-informed about

Kun reading compounds

  • 知る 【しる】 to be aware of, to know, to be conscious of, to cognize, to cognise, to notice, to feel, to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to remember, to be acquainted with (a procedure), to experience, to go through, to learn, to be acquainted with (a person), to get to know, to concern
  • 知る限り 【しるかぎり】 as far as I know
  • 吾唯足知 【われただたるをしる】 I am content with what I am (have), Rich is the person who is content with what he is
  • 知らせる 【しらせる】 to notify, to advise, to inform

Readings

Japanese names:
さと、 さとる、 しり、 しれ、 とも、 のり
Chinese:
zhi1, zhi4
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • conocer
  • saber
  • entender

Portuguese

  • saber
  • sabedoria

French

  • savoir
  • sagesse
112 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
186 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
169 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
207 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
196 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
229 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
636 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
214 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
214 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
143 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1394 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1446 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
768 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1231 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23935 Morohashi
1127 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3978 New Nelson (John Haig)
1223 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1308 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
73 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
160 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
3d5.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
8640.0 Four corner code
35-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77e5 Unicode hex code