Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
conceal, hide, cover
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1089 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 隠滅 【インメツ】 destruction (esp. of evidence), spoliation, suppression, hiding, concealment
  • 陰謀 【インボウ】 plot, intrigue, scheme, conspiracy, agreement between two or more people to commit an unlawful act
  • 退隠 【タイイン】 retirement (from an official position)
  • 大隠 【タイイン】 enlightened hermit
  • 隠密 【オンミツ】 secret, clandestine, covert, stealthy, spy (for a daimyo, shogun, etc.), secret agent
  • 隠形 【オンギョウ】 invisibility (through magic)

Kun reading compounds

  • 隠す 【かくす】 to hide, to conceal
  • 隠し 【かくし】 hiding, concealing, being hidden, being concealed, pocket
  • 隠し引き出し 【かくしひきだし】 secret drawer, hidden drawer
  • 釘隠 【くぎかくし】 nail hider, nailhead cover, decorative object which conceals the head of a nail
  • 雉隠 【きじかくし】 Asparagus schoberioides
  • 隠れる 【かくれる】 to hide, to conceal oneself, to take cover, to disappear (behind), to be hidden (by), to be covered, to go out of sight, to live in seclusion, to retire (from the world), to be unknown (e.g. of a talent), to be undiscovered, to be hidden (e.g. of a meaning), to pass away (of a person of high position)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 がくし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin3
Korean:
eun

Spanish

  • ocultar
  • esconder
  • cubrir
  • esconderse
  • estar escondido

Portuguese

  • esconder
  • esconderijo
  • capa

French

  • dissimuler
  • cacher
  • couvrir
1014 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1511 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5020 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1374 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1881 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2074 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
868 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
887 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1235 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
749 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
873 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
502 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
645 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1322 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41836P Morohashi
713 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6480 New Nelson (John Haig)
1313 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1410 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1740 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3658 2001 Kanji
2d11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
7223.7 Four corner code
1-17-03 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96a0 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
lid
Parts:
Variants:
deceased, the late, dying, perish
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
661 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 亡 【ボウ】 death, the late, the deceased
  • 亡命 【ボウメイ】 fleeing from one's country, seeking asylum, defection, emigration (for political reasons), (going into) exile, becoming a (political) refugee
  • 存亡 【ソンボウ】 life or death, existence, destiny
  • 興亡 【コウボウ】 rise and fall, ups and downs
  • 亡者 【モウジャ】 the dead, ghost, person who is obsessed (with money, power, etc.), person with a blind lust (for)
  • 亡者船 【モウジャブネ】 ship of the dead which appears if you go fishing the night of the Bon festival
  • 焼亡 【ショウボウ】 destruction by fire
  • 損亡 【ソンモウ】 loss

Kun reading compounds

  • 亡い 【ない】 dead
  • 滅びる 【ほろびる】 to go to ruin, to go under, to fall, to be destroyed, to die out, to become extinct, to perish
  • 滅ぶ 【ほろぶ】 to be ruined, to go under, to perish, to be destroyed
  • 滅ぼす 【ほろぼす】 to destroy, to overthrow, to wreck, to ruin

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wang2, wu2
Korean:
mang, mu

Spanish

  • desaparecer
  • perecer
  • difunto
  • huir
  • escapar

Portuguese

  • falecido
  • agonizante
  • atrasado
  • perecer

French

  • décédé
  • feu ...
  • mon regretté ...
  • mourir
  • périr
  • détruire
985 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
973 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
887 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
979 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
297 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
672 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
684 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
582 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
37 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4210 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2874 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
496 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
287 Morohashi
3402 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
86 New Nelson (John Haig)
485 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
524 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
829 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
475 2001 Kanji
2j1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
2-2-1 SKIP code
0071.0 Four corner code
1-43-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ea1 Unicode hex code