Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
pottery, porcelain
Kun:
すえ
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1680 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 陶芸 【トウゲイ】 ceramic art, ceramics
  • 陶器 【トウキ】 porcelain (esp. soft-paste porcelain), china, chinaware, earthenware, pottery, ceramics, crockery
  • 製陶 【セイトウ】 porcelain manufacturing
  • 作陶 【サクトウ】 porcelain making, ceramics making, pottery making

Kun reading compounds

  • 陶 【すえ】 ceramics, pottery, porcelain
  • 須恵器 【すえき】 Sue ware (type of unglazed pottery made from the middle of the Kofun era through the Heian era)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tao2, yao2
Korean:
do, yo

Spanish

  • alfarería
  • porcelana
  • diversión

Portuguese

  • cerâmica
  • porcelana

French

  • poterie
  • porcelaine
1650 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1596 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5003 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1481 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1875 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1565 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1650 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1763 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1526 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
738 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
662 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
499 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1985 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41705 Morohashi
546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6459 New Nelson (John Haig)
1966 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1498 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3652 2001 Kanji
2d8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-38-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9676 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
slice
Parts:
one-sided, leaf, sheet, right-side kata radical (no. 91)
Kun:
かた-かた
On:
ヘン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1076 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 片 【ヘン】 counter for scraps, fragments, petals, etc.
  • 片時 【カタトキ】 moment, instant
  • 紙片 【シヘン】 piece (scrap, bit, strip) of paper
  • 砕片 【サイヘン】 debris

Kun reading compounds

  • 片 【かた】 one (of a pair), incomplete, imperfect, fragmentary, few, little, off-centre, remote, side, problem, question, matters
  • 片付ける 【かたづける】 to tidy up, to put in order, to straighten up, to put away, to settle (problem), to clear (dispute), to finish, to bring something to an end, to marry off (e.g. a daughter), to do away with someone, to bump someone off

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pian4, pian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

  • una parte de un total de dos
  • trozo
  • incompleto
  • pedazo
  • imperfecto

Portuguese

  • unilateral
  • folha de papel
  • folha (árvore)

French

  • simple face
  • feuille
  • radical côté droit (no. 91)
980 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
969 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
905 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2842 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
937 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
724 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
82 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1045 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1088 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1143 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1287 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19813 Morohashi
3461 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3525 New Nelson (John Haig)
1212 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1297 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
833 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2j2.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
2202.7 Four corner code
1-42-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7247 Unicode hex code

9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
chase, drive away, follow, pursue, meanwhile
Kun:
お.う
On:
ツイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
411 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 追加 【ツイカ】 addition, supplement, appending, appendix
  • 追及 【ツイキュウ】 investigation (e.g. into someone's guilt), questioning, pressing, hounding, pinning down, catching up, overtaking
  • 訴追 【ソツイ】 prosecution, indictment, impeachment
  • 猛追 【モウツイ】 hot pursuit, hot chase

Kun reading compounds

  • 追う 【おう】 to chase, to run after, to pursue, to follow after, to follow (a set order, a trend, etc.), to drive out, to get rid of, to oust, to expel, to drive (e.g. a herd), to be pressed (e.g. for time)

Readings

Japanese names:
おい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhui1
Korean:
chu, toe

Spanish

  • perseguir
  • ahuyentar
  • expulsar
  • desterrar
  • despedir

Portuguese

  • caçar
  • afastar
  • seguir
  • perseguir
  • umquanto isso

French

  • pourchasser
  • chasser
  • suivre
  • poursuivre
  • pendant ce temps (à suivre)
280 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
370 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
350 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
398 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4686 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
746 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
953 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
993 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1232 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
966 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
688 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3840 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2667 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1276 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38836P Morohashi
3096 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6042 New Nelson (John Haig)
1268 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1359 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
339 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
877 2001 Kanji
2q6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3730.7 Four corner code
1-36-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ffd Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 放送 【ホウソウ】 broadcasting, broadcast, program, announcement
  • 放る 【ホウル】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished
  • 開放 【カイホウ】 opening (a door, window, etc.), leaving open, opening up (e.g. to the public), allowing (public) access
  • 解放 【カイホウ】 release, unleashing, liberation, emancipation, setting free, deallocation (of computer memory)

Kun reading compounds

  • 放す 【はなす】 to release, to let go, to free, to set free, to let loose, to turn loose, to add (pieces of eggplant, potato, etc.) to water, broth, etc.
  • 放つ 【はなつ】 to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.), to shoot, to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind, to set free, to release, to let loose, to emit (e.g. light), to give off (e.g. a scent), to send out (a person to carry out a duty), to set fire to
  • 放れる 【はなれる】 to get free (from), to be freed, to be released
  • 放く 【こく】 to let loose (e.g. a fart), to utter (e.g. a lie), to say, to do
  • 放る 【ほうる】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished

Readings

Japanese names:
はなれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang4
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dejar libre
  • soltar
  • liberar
  • emitir
  • separarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • libertar
  • liberação
  • fogo
  • disparar
  • emitir
  • banir
  • liberar

French

  • libérer
  • relâcher
  • renvoyer
  • enflammer
  • bannir
  • émettre
512 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
391 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
585 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
606 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1058 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13133 Morohashi
853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2333 New Nelson (John Haig)
496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
325 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
314 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4h4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
1-42-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653e Unicode hex code