Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
Variants:
miscellaneous
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
839 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 雑 【ザツ】 rough, crude, sloppy, messy, miscellaneous
  • 雑音 【ザツオン】 noise (usu. unpleasant), interference (e.g. radio), static, noise, gossip, irresponsible criticism
  • 猥雑 【ワイザツ】 vulgar, indecent, crude, sordid, jumbled (of a place), disorderly, chaotic, messy
  • 交雑 【コウザツ】 hybridization, crossing, mixing
  • 雑 【ゾウ】 miscellany (classification of Japanese poetry unrelated to the seasons or to love)
  • 雑木林 【ゾウキバヤシ】 grove of miscellaneous trees, copse, coppice, thicket

Kun reading compounds

  • 交える 【まじえる】 to mix, to combine, to include, to exchange (words, fire, etc.), to cross (e.g. swords), to join together
  • 混じる 【まじる】 to be mixed, to be blended with, to be combined, to associate with, to mingle with, to interest, to join

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
za2
Korean:
jab

Spanish

  • misceláneo
  • varios
  • mezclado
  • basto
  • tosco

Portuguese

  • misto

French

  • divers
615 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
714 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
687 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
812 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5032 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
365 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
994 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2127 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
575 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
584 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
523 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1855 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1752 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
939 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1267 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42022 Morohashi
1385 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6507 New Nelson (John Haig)
562 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
604 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
790 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1675 2001 Kanji
8c6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
4091.4 Four corner code
1-27-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96d1 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
species, kind, class, variety, seed
Kun:
たね-ぐさ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
461 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 種 【シュ】 kind, variety, (biological) species, (logical) species
  • 種子 【シュシ】 seed, pit
  • 職種 【ショクシュ】 type of occupation, occupational category
  • 業種 【ギョウシュ】 type of industry

Kun reading compounds

  • 種 【たね】 seed (e.g. of a plant), pip, kernel, stone (e.g. of a peach), progeny, offspring, issue, breed, paternal blood, lineage, sperm, semen, seed, cause, source, seed, origin, material (e.g. for an article), matter (e.g. of a story), subject (of discussion), theme, (news) copy, source (of a story), ingredient, main ingredient (of a piece of sushi), leaven, mechanism (of a magic trick, etc.), secret, trickery, 10-point card, tane, animal card
  • 種馬 【たねうま】 studhorse, stallion, breeding horse
  • 菜種 【なたね】 rapeseed, coleseed
  • 麻種 【あさたね】 hemp seed

Readings

Japanese names:
おい、 くさ、 た、 ほ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong3, chong2, zhong4
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • semilla
  • tipo
  • variedad
  • clase
  • noticia

Portuguese

  • espécie
  • tipo
  • classe
  • variedade
  • cepa

French

  • espèce
  • classe
  • sorte
  • variété
  • graine
423 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
531 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
503 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
435 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
232 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
783 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2124 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
228 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
228 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
564 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1442 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1560 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
823 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1695 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25174 Morohashi
1218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4159 New Nelson (John Haig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1810 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
417 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
618 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
5d9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-9 SKIP code
2291.4 Four corner code
1-28-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a2e Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
112 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 強 【キョウ】 a little over, a little more than, powerhouse, one of the biggest, one of the most powerful, upper (seismic intensity)
  • 強化 【キョウカ】 strengthening, intensifying, reinforcement, enhancement, solidification
  • 列強 【レッキョウ】 major powers of the world, great powers
  • 屈強 【クッキョウ】 robust, brawny, muscular, strong, sturdy
  • 強盗 【ゴウトウ】 robber, mugger, robbery, burglary
  • 強引 【ゴウイン】 overbearing, coercive, pushy, forcible, high-handed

Kun reading compounds

  • 強い 【つよい】 strong, potent, competent, domineering, tough, strong, brawny, powerful, healthy, rugged, good (at), skilled, knowledgeable, being able to handle, know how to deal (with), durable (against), resistant (to), resilient, firm, rigid, solid, intense, strong, fierce, high, dependable, trustworthy
  • 強い心 【つよいこころ】 stout heart, strong mind
  • 強まる 【つよまる】 to get strong, to gain strength
  • 強める 【つよめる】 to strengthen, to emphasize, to emphasise
  • 強いる 【しいる】 to force, to compel, to coerce, to press, to impose
  • 強い 【こわい】 tough, stiff, hard, inflexible, obstinate, stubborn, tired, worn out
  • 強飯 【こわめし】 glutinous rice with red beans (eaten on celebratory occasions), mochi rice with red beans

Readings

Japanese names:
すね
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qiang2, jiang4, qiang3
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • coacción
  • poderoso
  • obligar
  • forzar
  • coaccionar

Portuguese

  • Forte
  • poderoso
  • forçar

French

  • fort
192 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
111 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
100 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
112 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
332 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
170 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1878 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
217 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
217 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
611 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
574 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
432 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1243 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9815 Morohashi
475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1695 New Nelson (John Haig)
1235 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1321 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
133 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
201 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3571 2001 Kanji
3h8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1323.6 Four corner code
1-22-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f37 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
forces, energy, military strength
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
260 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勢 【セイ】 energy, military strength
  • 勢力 【セイリョク】 influence, power, might, strength, potency, force, energy
  • 国勢 【コクセイ】 state of a country (population, resources, etc.), condition of a country, strength of a country
  • 党勢 【トウセイ】 strength of a party
  • 勢 【ゼイ】 group engaged in some activity (players, companies, forces, etc.)
  • 同勢 【ドウゼイ】 party, company
  • 猛勢 【モウセイ】 great strength, courageous army, valiant troops

Kun reading compounds

  • 勢い 【いきおい】 force, vigor, vigour, energy, spirit, life, influence, authority, power, might, impetus, momentum, course (of events), naturally, necessarily
  • 勢い余る 【いきおいあまる】 to have excess momentum (from going too fast, using too much force, etc.), to get carried away, to go overboard, to overdo (something)
  • 弾み 【はずみ】 bounce, spring, rebound, momentum, impetus, impulse, stimulus, inertia, moment, instant, impulse, chance
  • 弾車 【はずみぐるま】 flywheel

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • fuerza
  • poder
  • influencia
  • vigor

Portuguese

  • forças
  • energia
  • vigor militar

French

  • vigueur
  • forces
  • énergie
  • puissance militaire
441 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
747 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
518 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
365 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
735 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
299 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
375 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2039 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
646 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
656 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
865 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
227 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3542 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1829 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2487 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1529 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2422 Morohashi
2857 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
558 New Nelson (John Haig)
1515 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1633 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
293 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
779 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1445 2001 Kanji
2g11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-2 SKIP code
4442.7 Four corner code
4542.7 Four corner code
1-32-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52e2 Unicode hex code