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

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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

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
class, rank, grade
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
785 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 級 【キュウ】 class (e.g. school), grade, rank, kyū, kyu, junior rank in martial arts, go, shogi, etc.
  • 級友 【キュウユウ】 classmate
  • 同級 【ドウキュウ】 the same grade, same class
  • 最高級 【サイコウキュウ】 highest grade, top class

Readings

Japanese names:
しな
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
geub

Spanish

  • clase
  • rango
  • grado

Portuguese

  • classe
  • posição
  • grau

French

  • classe
  • rang
  • grade
  • niveau
187 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
273 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
255 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
505 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3496 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
228 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
811 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1680 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
568 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
577 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
410 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1513 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1630 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
859 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1365 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27258P Morohashi
1279 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4437 New Nelson (John Haig)
1353 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1453 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
373 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
323 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2767 2001 Kanji
6a3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
1-6-4 SKIP code
2794.7 Four corner code
1-21-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d1a Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
99 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 意 【イ】 feelings, thoughts, meaning
  • 意外 【イガイ】 unexpected, surprising
  • 賛意 【サンイ】 approval, assent
  • 総意 【ソウイ】 consensus, collective will, collective opinion

Readings

Japanese names:
もと、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • idea
  • sentimiento
  • razón
  • intención

Portuguese

  • idéia
  • mente
  • coração
  • gosto
  • pensamento
  • desejo
  • atenção

French

  • idée
  • esprit
  • coeur
  • pensée
  • attention
  • goût
  • désir
155 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
226 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
118 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
225 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
176 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2007 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
132 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
132 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
291 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
791 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2650 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1352 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1834 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
615 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10921 Morohashi
2136 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1926 New Nelson (John Haig)
608 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
654 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
86 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
416 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
458 2001 Kanji
5b8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-11 SKIP code
2-5-8 SKIP code
0033.6 Four corner code
1-16-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
610f Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
discriminating, know, write
Kun:
し.るしる.す
On:
シキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
496 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 識 【シキ】 acquaintanceship, vijnana, consciousness, written by...
  • 識者 【シキシャ】 well-informed person, thinking person, intelligent person
  • 光学式文字認識 【コウガクシキモジニンシキ】 optical character recognition, OCR
  • 目的意識 【モクテキイシキ】 sense of purpose

Kun reading compounds

  • 知る 【しる】 to be aware of, to know, to be conscious of, to cognize, to cognise, to notice, to feel, to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to remember, to be acquainted with (a procedure), to experience, to go through, to learn, to be acquainted with (a person), to get to know, to concern
  • 記す 【しるす】 to write down, to note, to jot down, to remember
  • 記す 【しるす】 to write down, to note, to jot down, to remember

Readings

Japanese names:
さと、 さとる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4, zhi4
Korean:
sig, ji

Spanish

  • discernir
  • distinguir
  • símbolo

Portuguese

  • discriminação
  • saber
  • escrever

French

  • discernement
  • connaissance
  • écrire
627 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
725 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
698 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
617 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4438 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
486 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
911 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2810 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
681 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
694 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
512 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1709 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2070 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1086 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1477 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
493 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35974 Morohashi
1639 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5704 New Nelson (John Haig)
482 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
521 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
416 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
824 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3059 2001 Kanji
7a12.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-12 SKIP code
0365.0 Four corner code
1-28-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b58 Unicode hex code