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

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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

14 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
stratum, social class, layer, story, floor
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
801 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 層 【ソウ】 layer, stratum, seam, bed, class, stratum, bracket, group, sheaf, counter for stories (of a building)
  • 層群 【ソウグン】 (geol) group
  • 重層 【ジュウソウ】 multistoried, multilayered
  • 高層 【コウソウ】 high-rise (building), multistory, multistoried, tall, high (altitude), upper (atmosphere, air current, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ceng2
Korean:
cheung

Spanish

  • estrato
  • nivel

Portuguese

  • estrato
  • classe social
  • camada
  • estória
  • andar

French

  • strate
  • classe sociale
  • couche
  • étage
934 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
921 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
893 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1402 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1183 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
486 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1367 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1454 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1725 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
533 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3920 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2021 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1074 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7798X Morohashi
3161 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1432 New Nelson (John Haig)
1065 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1146 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
977 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3778 2001 Kanji
3r11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-11 SKIP code
7726.6 Four corner code
1-33-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c64 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
24 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 分 【ブン】 part, portion, share, amount, worth (as in "two days' worth"), enough (for), one's means, one's place, one's lot, one's social position, one's duty, one's part, condition, state (of affairs), extent, rate (as in "at this rate"), in proportion to, just as much as, to the same degree, content (e.g. alcohol), percentage, equivalent to (e.g. an old brother)
  • 分化 【ブンカ】 specialization, specialisation, differentiation
  • 応分 【オウブン】 according to one's abilities, appropriate, reasonable
  • 細分 【サイブン】 subdivision (into small parts)
  • 分 【フン】 minute (unit of time), fun (one tenth of a monme, 5.787 grains)
  • 分別 【フンベツ】 discretion, prudence, good sense, judgement, judgment, wisdom, discernment
  • 毎分 【マイフン】 every minute, per minute
  • 壊変毎分 【カイヘンマイフン】 disintegration per minute, dpm
  • 分 【ブ】 one-tenth, one percent (one-tenth of a wari), 3 mm (one-tenth of a sun), 2.4 mm (one-tenth of a mon, a traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), 0.1 degree (one-tenth of a do, used to measure body temperature on any temperature scale), one-quarter of a ryō (obsolete unit of currency), thickness, advantageous circumstances, one-tenth of a monme of silver
  • 分 【ブン】 part, portion, share, amount, worth (as in "two days' worth"), enough (for), one's means, one's place, one's lot, one's social position, one's duty, one's part, condition, state (of affairs), extent, rate (as in "at this rate"), in proportion to, just as much as, to the same degree, content (e.g. alcohol), percentage, equivalent to (e.g. an old brother)
  • 一分 【イチブ】 one tenth, one hundredth, one percent, one tenth of a sun, one quarter ryō (an old coin)
  • 節分 【セツブン】 setsubun, last day of winter in the traditional Japanese calendar (usu. February 3 or 4), day of the bean scattering ceremony, last day of any season (according to the traditional Japanese calendar)

Kun reading compounds

  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell
  • 分け 【わけ】 sharing, division, draw, tie
  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell
  • 申し訳 【もうしわけ】 apology, excuse
  • 追分 【おいわけ】 forked road
  • 分かれる 【わかれる】 to branch, to fork, to diverge, to separate, to split, to divide, to disperse, to scatter
  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out, I know!, I think so too!
  • 分かつ 【わかつ】 to divide, to separate, to share, to distribute, to distinguish

Readings

Japanese names:
いた、 わけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fen1, fen4
Korean:
bun

Spanish

  • parte
  • segmento
  • minuto
  • dividir
  • separar

Portuguese

  • parte
  • minuto
  • segmento
  • grau
  • dever
  • compreender
  • saber
  • valor
  • 1%
  • oportunidades
  • shaku/100

French

  • portion
  • minute
  • section
  • part
  • degré
  • son lot dans la vie
  • comprendre
  • savoir
  • devoir
  • taux
  • 1%
  • chances
  • bu = 1/100 de shaku = 3.03 mm
133 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
218 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
199 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
35 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
578 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
35 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
22 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
64 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
38 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
38 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
180 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1713 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
788 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1853 Morohashi
1972 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
454 New Nelson (John Haig)
781 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
844 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
28 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
101 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2045 2001 Kanji
2o2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8022.7 Four corner code
1-42-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5206 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
sort, kind, variety, class, genus
Kun:
たぐ.い
On:
ルイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
678 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 類 【ルイ】 kind, sort, type, class, genus, order, family, similar example, parallel, the like
  • 類似 【ルイジ】 resemblance, similarity, likeness, analogy
  • 魚類 【ギョルイ】 fish, fishes
  • 魚介類 【ギョカイルイ】 marine products, seafood, fish and shellfish

Kun reading compounds

  • 類い 【たぐい】 kind, sort, type, equal, match, peer
  • 類いする 【たぐいする】 to be equal to, to be as good as, to be a match for, to rival

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lei4
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • variedad
  • clase
  • parecido
  • afectar

Portuguese

  • espécie
  • tipo
  • variedade
  • classe
  • gênero

French

  • sorte
  • variété
  • classe
  • genre
534 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
632 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
602 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
680 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5138 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
493 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1012 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2755 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
226 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
226 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
563 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1896 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2275 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
940 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43608P Morohashi
1807 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6647 New Nelson (John Haig)
931 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1000 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
480 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
636 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1061 2001 Kanji
9a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-9 SKIP code
9148.6 Four corner code
1-46-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
985e Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
body, substance, object, reality, counter for images
Kun:
からだかたち
On:
タイテイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
88 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 体 【タイ】 body, physique, posture, shape, form, style, substance, identity, reality, field, counter for humanoid forms (e.g. dolls, statues, corpses, etc.), typeface, type
  • 体育 【タイイク】 physical education, PE, gym (class)
  • 生体 【セイタイ】 organism, living body
  • 解体 【カイタイ】 demolition, taking down, dismantling, disassembly, taking apart, dissolution (of an organization, company, etc.), breaking up, dissection (of a body), dismemberment
  • 体 【テイ】 appearance, air, condition, state, form
  • 体裁 【テイサイ】 (outward) appearance, (proper) format (e.g. of an essay), form, style, appearances, decency, show, display, lip-service, insincere words, glib talk
  • 身体 【シンタイ】 body, physical system, (the) person
  • 風体 【フウテイ】 appearance, look, dress

Kun reading compounds

  • 体 【からだ】 body, torso, trunk, build, physique, frame, figure, health, constitution, corpse, dead body
  • 体つき 【からだつき】 body build, figure
  • お体 【おからだ】 body
  • 御体 【おんからだ】 body of Christ (Eucharist)
  • 形体 【なりかたち】 one's appearance

Readings

Japanese names:
なり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ti3, ben4
Korean:
che

Spanish

  • cuerpo
  • forma

Portuguese

  • corpo
  • substância
  • objeto
  • realidade
  • sufixo para contagem de para imagens

French

  • corps
  • substance
  • objet
  • réalité
  • compteur d'images
270 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
182 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
165 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
110 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
405 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
176 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
115 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
358 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
61 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
61 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
165 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
80 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
80 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
52 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
55 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
966 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
509 Morohashi
71 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
165 New Nelson (John Haig)
957 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1030 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
96 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
149 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2523.0 Four corner code
1-34-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f53 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
lineage, system
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
567 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 系 【ケイ】 system, lineage, group, corollary, system (range of strata that correspond to a particular time period), (taxonomical) series
  • 系統 【ケイトウ】 system, lineage, ancestry, family line, group (e.g. of colors) (colours), family (e.g. of languages), party, school (of thought), close (evolutionary) relationship, a population sharing a common ancestor (in genetics), strain (e.g. bacterial)
  • 日系 【ニッケイ】 (of) Japanese descent, non-Japanese of Japanese descent, nikkeijin, company, etc. set up with Japanese capital, company managed by Japanese or non-Japanese of Japanese descent
  • 水系 【スイケイ】 water system, river system, drainage system

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi4, ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • sistema
  • conexión
  • relación
  • linaje

Portuguese

  • linhagem
  • sistema

French

  • lignée
  • système
765 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
844 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
195 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
634 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1617 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
908 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
930 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
449 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1504 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2443 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27223 Morohashi
1944 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4433 New Nelson (John Haig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1492 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
849 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2241 2001 Kanji
6a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2-4-3 SKIP code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-23-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cfb Unicode hex code