Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
difficult, impossible, trouble, accident, defect
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
330 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 難 【ナン】 difficulty, trouble, hardship, accident, disaster, danger, fault, defect, criticism
  • 難解 【ナンカイ】 difficult to understand, unintelligible, abstruse
  • 至難 【シナン】 most difficult, next to impossible
  • 海難 【カイナン】 accident at sea, sea disaster, shipwreck

Kun reading compounds

  • 難い 【かたい】 difficult, hard
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 難しい顔をする 【むずかしいかおをする】 to look displeased, to frown, to scowl, to look grave, to look serious
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 なに
Chinese:
nan2, nan4
Korean:
nan, na

Spanish

  • desastre
  • dificultad
  • sufrimiento
  • ataque al punto débil
  • difícil
  • imposible

Portuguese

  • impossível
  • difícil
  • dificuldade
  • acidente
  • defeito

French

  • difficile
  • impossible
  • problème
  • accident
  • défaut
853 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
960 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
949 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
442 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5038 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
800 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
995 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2760 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
557 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
566 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
526 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1856 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2310 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1594 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42128P Morohashi
1838 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6515 New Nelson (John Haig)
1580 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1703 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
351 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1003 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1975 2001 Kanji
8c10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
4051.4 Four corner code
38-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e3 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
Variants:
face, expression
Kun:
かお
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
676 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 顔 【カオ】 face, visage, look, expression, countenance, honor, honour, face, influence, notoriety
  • 顔色 【カオイロ】 complexion, one's colour, one's color, countenance, expression, one's face
  • 美顔 【ビガン】 beautiful face
  • 童顔 【ドウガン】 childlike face, baby face

Kun reading compounds

  • 顔 【かお】 face, visage, look, expression, countenance, honor, honour, face, influence, notoriety
  • 顔合わせ 【かおあわせ】 meeting together, introduction
  • いい顔 【いいかお】 big-shot, influential person, happy face, smiling face, sympathetic attitude
  • 涼しい顔 【すずしいかお】 nonchalant air, unruffled air

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • cara
  • faz
  • semblante
  • rostro
  • expresión

Portuguese

  • rosto
  • expressão

French

  • visage
  • expression
179 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
103 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
93 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
527 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5139 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
481 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
277 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2754 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
277 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
277 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
573 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1893 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2277 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1608 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1733 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43591P Morohashi
1808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6648 New Nelson (John Haig)
1717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1853 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
355 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
239 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
461 2001 Kanji
9a9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-9 SKIP code
0128.6 Four corner code
20-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9854 Unicode hex code