Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
occasion, side, edge, verge, dangerous, adventurous, indecent, time, when
Kun:
きわ-ぎわ
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
183 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 際 【サイ】 on the occasion of, circumstances, juncture
  • 際会 【サイカイ】 meeting, facing, confronting
  • 学際 【ガクサイ】 interdisciplinary
  • 援助交際 【エンジョコウサイ】 paid dating (esp. with an underage girl; oft. involving selling of sex), compensated dating

Kun reading compounds

  • 際 【きわ】 edge, brink, verge, side, time, moment of
  • 際立つ 【きわだつ】 to be prominent, to be conspicuous
  • 今際の際 【いまわのきわ】 verge of death, dying moments

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • límite
  • frontera
  • asociación
  • unión
  • ocasión

Portuguese

  • ocasião
  • lado
  • margem
  • limite
  • indecente
  • ousado
  • perigoso
  • vez
  • quando

French

  • occasion
  • côté
  • accotement
  • bord
  • dangereux
  • aventureux
  • indécent
  • temps
  • quand
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
710 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
683 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
300 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5018 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
424 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
992 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2073 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
618 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
628 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
474 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
750 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
874 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
503 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1305 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41820 Morohashi
714 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6478 New Nelson (John Haig)
1296 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1392 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
189 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
789 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3641 2001 Kanji
2d11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
1-2-11 SKIP code
7729.1 Four corner code
1-26-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
969b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
horizon, shore, limit, bound
Kun:
はて
On:
ガイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1525 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 際涯 【サイガイ】 limits, boundary, end
  • 水涯 【スイガイ】 water's edge

Kun reading compounds

  • 涯 【はて】 horizon

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ya2
Korean:
ae, eui

Spanish

  • horizonte
  • orilla
  • límite
  • extremo

Portuguese

  • horizonte
  • costa

French

  • horizon
  • rivage
1069 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1533 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2584 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1824 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1477 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1461 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1555 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1497 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1204 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
623 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
469 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
159 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17582 Morohashi
512 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3181 New Nelson (John Haig)
157 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
169 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1452 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
372 2001 Kanji
3a8.33 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3111.4 Four corner code
1-19-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6daf Unicode hex code