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:
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

18 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
fight, war
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
751 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 闘士 【トウシ】 fighter (for), militant, champion (of), boxer
  • 闘志 【トウシ】 fighting spirit, (will to) fight
  • 敢闘 【カントウ】 fighting bravely
  • 共闘 【キョウトウ】 joint struggle, common (united) front

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦う 【たたかう】 to make war (on), to wage war (against), to go to war (with), to fight (with), to do battle (against), to compete (against), to struggle (against adversities, etc.), to fight, to contend, to resist

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dou4, dou3
Korean:
tu

Spanish

  • pelear
  • luchar
  • combatir

Portuguese

  • luta
  • guerra

French

  • lutte
  • guerre
1659 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
654 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4973 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1056 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1865 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1511 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1612 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1328 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4136 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2102 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45649P Morohashi
3334 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1629 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1757 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
367 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1910 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3848 2001 Kanji
8e10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-10 SKIP code
1-11-7 SKIP code
7714.1 Four corner code
1-38-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95d8 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
contend, dispute, argue
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
271 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 争奪 【ソウダツ】 struggle (for), scramble, contest
  • 争議 【ソウギ】 dispute, quarrel, strike
  • 係争 【ケイソウ】 dispute, contention, conflict, controversy
  • 政争 【セイソウ】 political strife

Kun reading compounds

  • 争う 【あらそう】 to compete, to contest, to contend, to quarrel, to argue, to dispute, to be at variance, to oppose, to deny (e.g. evidence)
  • 争うべからざる 【あらそうべからざる】 indisputable

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng1
Korean:
jaeng

Spanish

  • pelear
  • disputar
  • discutir
  • competir

Portuguese

  • lutar
  • disputar
  • discutir

French

  • se quereller
  • se disputer
451 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
558 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
529 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
271 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
311 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
295 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
344 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
302 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
302 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
361 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
274 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2523 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1749 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1162 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
236 Morohashi
2030 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
69 New Nelson (John Haig)
1154 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1238 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
107 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
467 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2547 2001 Kanji
2n4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2750.7 Four corner code
1-33-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e89 Unicode hex code