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

9 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
limit, restrict, to best of ability
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
405 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 限定 【ゲンテイ】 limit, restriction
  • 限界 【ゲンカイ】 limit, bound
  • 上限 【ジョウゲン】 upper limit, supremum
  • 有限 【ユウゲン】 finite, limited

Kun reading compounds

  • 限る 【かぎる】 to restrict, to limit, to confine, to be restricted to, to be limited to, to be confined to, to be best (for), to be the best plan, to be the only way (to)
  • 限り 【かぎり】 limit, limits, bounds, degree, extent, scope, the end, the last, as long as ..., as far as ..., as much as ..., to the limits of ..., all of ..., unless ..., (not) included in ..., (not) part of ..., ... only (e.g. "one time only", "today only"), end of one's life, final moments, death, funeral, burial
  • 限りない 【かぎりない】 eternal, unlimited, endless
  • 中限 【なかぎり】 next-month delivery

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
han

Spanish

  • limitar
  • restringir
  • confinar

Portuguese

  • limite
  • restringir
  • o melhor possível

French

  • limite
  • limiter
  • restreindre
  • autant que possible
601 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
691 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
665 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
474 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4987 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
600 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
985 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
847 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
866 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
975 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
728 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
475 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
296 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
357 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1478 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41627 Morohashi
398 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1466 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1576 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
370 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
696 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3665 2001 Kanji
2d6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
1-2-6 SKIP code
7723.2 Four corner code
1-24-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9650 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
continue, series, sequel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
141 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 続 【ゾク】 continuation, sequel
  • 続出 【ゾクシュツ】 appearing one after another, cropping up one after another, occurring in succession
  • 断続 【ダンゾク】 intermittence, being intermittent, occurring intermittently
  • 持続 【ジゾク】 continuation, persisting, lasting, sustaining, enduring
  • 続 【ゾク】 continuation, sequel
  • 続日本紀 【ショクニホンギ】 Shoku Nihongi (second of the six classical Japanese history texts)

Kun reading compounds

  • 続く 【つづく】 to continue, to last, to go on, to continue (without a break), to be unbroken, to occur again and again, to lead to, to connect to, to adjoin, to come after, to follow, to succeed, to rank next to, to hold out, to keep, to last
  • 続ける 【つづける】 to continue, to keep up, to keep on

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
sog

Spanish

  • continuación
  • serie
  • secuela
  • continuar
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • continuar
  • série
  • sequela
  • sequência

French

  • continuer
  • série
  • suite
456 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
563 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
536 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
214 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3544 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
548 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
821 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2334 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
243 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
211 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1539 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1722 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1357 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27533 Morohashi
1362 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4500 New Nelson (John Haig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1445 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
400 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
609 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2757 2001 Kanji
6a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
2491.2 Four corner code
1-34-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d9a Unicode hex code