Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
storey, stair, counter for storeys of a building
Kun:
きざはし
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
513 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 階 【カイ】 storey, story, floor, stairs, stage (in chronostratigraphy), counter for storeys and floors of a building
  • 階級 【カイキュウ】 (social) class, rank, grade
  • 中二階 【チュウニカイ】 mezzanine floor
  • 位階 【イカイ】 court rank

Kun reading compounds

  • 階 【きざはし】 stairs, stairs at the front of a noh stage

Readings

Japanese names:
しな、 と、 はし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie1
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • piso
  • nivel
  • grado
  • posición

Portuguese

  • Andar de edifícios
  • grau
  • sufixo para contagem de andares de um edifício

French

  • étage
  • niveau
  • compteur d'étages
361 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
262 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
242 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
253 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5011 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
436 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
991 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1840 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
588 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
597 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
607 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
743 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
761 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1318 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41755 Morohashi
624 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6469 New Nelson (John Haig)
1309 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1406 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
328 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
392 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3678 2001 Kanji
2d9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1-2-9 SKIP code
7226.2 Four corner code
7126.1 Four corner code
1-19-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
968e Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
slash 丿
Parts:
Variants:
ride, power, multiplication, record, counter for vehicles, board, mount, join
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
377 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 乗 【ジョウ】 (nth) power, counter for vehicles, multiplication, Buddha's teachings
  • 乗員 【ジョウイン】 crew
  • 同乗 【ドウジョウ】 riding together, riding with
  • 相乗 【ソウジョウ】 multiplication, synergism

Kun reading compounds

  • 乗る 【のる】 to get on (train, plane, bus, ship, etc.), to get in, to board, to take, to embark, to get on (e.g. a footstool), to step on, to jump on, to sit on, to mount, to reach, to go over, to pass, to follow, to stay (on track), to go with (the times, etc.), to take part, to participate, to join, to get into the swing (and sing, dance, etc.), to be deceived, to be taken in, to be carried, to be spread, to be scattered, to stick, to attach, to take, to go on
  • 伸るか反るか 【のるかそるか】 win or lose, sink or swim, make or break, all or nothing
  • 乗せる 【のせる】 to place on (something), to give (someone) a ride, to give a lift, to pick up, to help on board, to load (luggage), to carry, to take on board, to send out (on the airwaves, etc.), to deceive, to take for a ride, to (sing) along with (musical accompaniment), to let (someone) take part, to excite (someone), to publish (an article), to run (an ad)

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cheng2, sheng4
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • montar
  • subir a
  • montarse
  • colocar algo sobre

Portuguese

  • viagem
  • força
  • multiplicação
  • De veículos
  • juntar
  • unir

French

  • monter
  • prendre (train, ...)
  • embarquer
  • chevaucher
  • profiter
  • multiplication
  • mentionner
  • compteur de véhicules
  • se joindre à
251 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
336 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
320 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
359 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
223 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
312 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
107 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1016 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
523 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
532 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
135 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
24 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4393 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2224 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2992 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1599 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
153 Morohashi
3576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
54 New Nelson (John Haig)
1585 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1709 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
332 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2264 2001 Kanji
0a9.19 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-3 SKIP code
2090.4 Four corner code
1-30-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e57 Unicode hex code