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

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

Speed

Stroke order

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

10 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
scribe, account, narrative
Kun:
しる.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
149 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 記 【キ】 account, history, chronicle, annals, record, Kojiki, Records of Ancient Matters
  • 記憶 【キオク】 memory, recollection, remembrance, storage
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 左記 【サキ】 undermentioned (statement), the following, at left

Kun reading compounds

  • 記す 【しるす】 to write down, to note, to jot down, to remember

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • crónica
  • narración
  • memorizar
  • anotar
  • consignar por escrito

Portuguese

  • escriba
  • contar
  • narrativa
  • narrar

French

  • inscrire
  • compte-rendu
  • narration
180 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
105 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
95 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
147 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4318 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
301 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
895 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1149 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
371 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
372 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1660 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1843 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
535 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35244 Morohashi
1453 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5563 New Nelson (John Haig)
529 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
568 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
209 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
190 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
7a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
0761.7 Four corner code
1-21-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a18 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
recollection, think, remember
On:
オク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1324 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 憶測 【オクソク】 guess, speculation, supposition
  • 臆病 【オクビョウ】 cowardly, timid, easily frightened
  • 追憶 【ツイオク】 recollection, reminiscence
  • バッファ記憶 【バッファキオク】 buffer storage, buffer

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
eog

Spanish

  • 100 millones
  • cantidad grande

Portuguese

  • lembrança
  • pensar
  • recordar

French

  • souvenir
  • mémoire
  • réminiscence
1039 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1662 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1780 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1146 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1323 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2440 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
381 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
382 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
651 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
831 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
530 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
691 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
639 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11295 Morohashi
765 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2001 New Nelson (John Haig)
632 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1830 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1158 2001 Kanji
4k13.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
9003.6 Four corner code
1-18-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
61b6 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
system, law, rule
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 制 【セイ】 system, organization, organisation, imperial command, laws, regulation, control, government, suppression, restraint, holding back, establishment
  • 制圧 【セイアツ】 gaining total control (of people or counties), suppression, oppression, control, mastery, ascendancy, supremacy
  • 天皇制 【テンノウセイ】 the Emperor System
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • comprobar
  • cesar
  • poner fin
  • sistema
  • construir

Portuguese

  • sistema
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • système
  • règle
  • loi
  • régime
  • contrôle
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
722 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
433 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1624 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
425 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1961 Morohashi
1274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 New Nelson (John Haig)
418 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
447 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
161 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
689 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2443 2001 Kanji
2f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-32-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5236 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
honorable, manipulate, govern
Kun:
おん-お-み-
On:
ギョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1087 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 御 【ギョ】 honorific affix, honorific prefix
  • 御苑 【ギョエン】 imperial garden
  • 自動制御 【ジドウセイギョ】 automatic control
  • 構成制御 【コウセイセイギョ】 configuration control
  • 御 【ゴ】 honorific/polite/humble prefix, honorific suffix
  • 御所 【ゴショ】 imperial palace (esp. Kyoto Imperial Palace), imperial residence, residence of a shogun, minister, etc., emperor, ex-emperor, empress, imperial prince, shogun, minister
  • 甥御 【オイゴ】 (another person's) nephew
  • 大御 【オオイゴ】 older lady

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu4
Korean:
eo, a

Spanish

  • prefijo honorífico
  • manipular
  • gobernar

Portuguese

  • honrado
  • manipular
  • governar

French

  • honorable
  • diriger
  • contrôler
1158 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
620 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
924 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
524 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1572 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
708 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
721 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
919 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
632 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
422 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
529 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1410 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10157X Morohashi
577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 New Nelson (John Haig)
1398 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
371 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1530 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2044 2001 Kanji
3i9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
1-24-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fa1 Unicode hex code