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:
weapon, lance
Parts:
grade, steps, stairs
On:
ダンタン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
479 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 段 【ダン】 step, stair, (flight of) steps, (row of) stitches, columns (of print), grade, rank, level, counter for breaks in written language (or speech, etc.), dan, senior rank in martial arts, go, shogi, etc.
  • 段階 【ダンカイ】 stage, step, phase, level, rank, grade, gradation, order, stairs
  • 特段 【トクダン】 exceptional, unusual, special, especially, exceptionally, unusually
  • 中段 【チュウダン】 half-way up a slope or stairway, landing, center of three (horizontal) columns (of print) (centre)
  • 反 【タン】 variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length, 300 tsubo (991.74 meters square, 0.24506 acres), six ken (10.91 m)
  • 反物 【タンモノ】 fabric, cloth, textiles, drapery, dry-goods, piece goods, measure of kimono material
  • 減反 【ゲンタン】 reduction (of crop size), reduction of acreage (under cultivation)
  • 一反 【イッタン】 one-tenth hectare

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duan4
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • escalón
  • escalera
  • grado

Portuguese

  • grau
  • passos
  • escada

French

  • étape
  • marche
  • escalier
944 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
931 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
340 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2452 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
911 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
656 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
874 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
362 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
363 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
608 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1139 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1471 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
780 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1059 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1876 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16619 Morohashi
1144 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2991 New Nelson (John Haig)
1859 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2003 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
425 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
891 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2668 2001 Kanji
2s7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
7744.7 Four corner code
1-35-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bb5 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
room, apartment, chamber, greenhouse, cellar
Kun:
むろ
On:
シツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
550 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 室 【シツ】 room, wife (of someone of high rank), scabbard, Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 室長 【シツチョウ】 section chief, laboratory manager, office head, room monitor
  • 同室 【ドウシツ】 same room, sharing a room, occupying the same room
  • 皇室 【コウシツ】 Imperial household

Kun reading compounds

  • 室 【むろ】 greenhouse, icehouse, cellar
  • 室町 【むろまち】 Muromachi (era 1392-1573, or 1333-1573, or 1336-1573)
  • 石室 【せきしつ】 stone hut, rock chamber, tomb, stone burial chamber
  • 氷室 【こおりむろ】 ice house, ice room, cold room

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sil

Spanish

  • habitación
  • cuarto
  • caverna
  • guarida
  • gruta

Portuguese

  • quarto
  • apartamento
  • câmara
  • estufa
  • porão

French

  • pièce
  • appartement
  • chambre
  • serre
  • cave
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
136 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
421 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1300 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
278 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
157 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1183 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
166 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
331 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
477 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2802 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1442 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
761 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7136 Morohashi
2254 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1327 New Nelson (John Haig)
754 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
816 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3010.4 Four corner code
1-28-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ba4 Unicode hex code