Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
rain
Kun:
あめあま--さめ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
950 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 雨天 【ウテン】 rainy weather
  • 雨水 【アマミズ】 rain water, "rain water" solar term (approx. February 19)
  • 集中豪雨 【シュウチュウゴウウ】 local downpour, severe rain fall
  • 時雨 【シグレ】 rain shower in late autumn (fall) or early winter, seasonable rain

Kun reading compounds

  • 雨 【あめ】 rain, rainy day, rainy weather, the November suit (in hanafuda)
  • 雨降り 【あめふり】 rainfall, rainy weather, rainy, wet
  • 五月雨 【さみだれ】 early-summer rain
  • 黒い雨 【くろいあめ】 black rain, heavily polluted, radioactive rain sometimes following an atmospheric nuclear explosion (esp. that of Hiroshima)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • lluvia

Portuguese

  • chuva

French

  • pluie
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
3 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
655 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5042 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
114 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
97 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
759 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
30 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
30 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
232 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1858 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4378 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2983 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
429 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42210 Morohashi
3561 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6518 New Nelson (John Haig)
422 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
451 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
76 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
8d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-17-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e8 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 上 【ジョウ】 from the standpoint of, as a matter of (e.g. fact), in the field of, being of the type of, aboard (a ship or vehicle), on top of, on, above, first volume (e.g. book), superior quality, best, top, high class, going up, governmental, imperial, presenting, showing, ana-
  • 上着 【ウワギ】 coat, tunic, jacket, outer garment
  • 向上 【コウジョウ】 elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
  • 北上 【ホクジョウ】 going north
  • 上人 【ショウニン】 holy priest, saint
  • 上下 【ショウカ】 top and bottom, up and down, high and low, above and below, upper and lower ends, upper and lower classes, ruler and ruled, the government and the people
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 priestly teacher, preceptor, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), priest, head priest, second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 呈上 【テイジョウ】 giving, gifting, presenting
  • 上海 【シャンハイ】 Shanghai (China)
  • 上湯 【シャンタン】 top-grade Chinese soup stock

Kun reading compounds

  • 上 【うえ】 above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter), top, summit, head (e.g. of a staircase), surface, before, previous, superiority, one's superior, one's elder, on top of that, besides, what's more, not only ... but, upon (further inspection, etc.), based on (and occurring after), matters concerning ..., as concerns ..., since (i.e. "for that reason"), honorable, venerable, place of one's superior (e.g. the throne), emperor, sovereign, shogun, daimyo, noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
  • 上向き 【うわむき】 pointing up, pointing upward, upturn, uptrend, upward tendency
  • 父上 【ちちうえ】 father
  • 床上 【ゆかうえ】 on a floor, above floor level
  • 上 【かみ】 upper reaches (of a river), upper stream, top, upper part, upper half (of the body), long ago, beginning, first, person of high rank (e.g. the emperor), government, imperial court, imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto), capital region (i.e. Kansai), region (or direction of) the imperial palace, head (of a table), wife, mistress (of a restaurant)
  • 上手 【うわて】 upper part, upper stream, upper course of a river, right side of the stage (audience's or camera's POV), stage left (actor's POV), skillful (in comparisons), dexterity, over-arm grip on opponent's belt
  • 風上 【かざかみ】 windward, upwind
  • 御上 【おかみ】 the Emperor, His Majesty, the government, the authorities, proprietress, hostess, landlady, mistress, your wife, his wife, (one's) master, lord
  • 上げる 【あげる】 to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), to give, to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to develop (talent, skill), to improve, to make (a loud sound), to raise (one's voice), to earn (something desirable), to praise, to give (an example, etc.), to cite, to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.), to arrest, to nominate, to summon (for geishas, etc.), to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.), to bear (a child), to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding), (of the tide) to come in, to vomit, to do for (the sake of someone else), to complete ..., to humbly do ...
  • 上がる 【あがる】 to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised, to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in, to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade, to get out (of water), to come ashore, to increase, to improve, to make progress, to be promoted, to advance, to be made (of profit, etc.), to occur (esp. of a favourable result), to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.), to be finished, to be done, to be over, (of rain) to stop, to lift, to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die, to win (in a card game, etc.), to be arrested, to turn up (of evidence, etc.), to be deep fried, to be spoken loudly, to get nervous, to get stage fright, to be offered (to the gods, etc.), to go, to visit, to eat, to drink, to be listed (as a candidate), to serve (in one's master's home), to go north, to be complete, to finish
  • 上がり 【あがり】 rise, increase, ascent, income, takings, earnings, proceeds, (crop) yield, return, profit, completion, end, finish, end result (e.g. of crafts), how something comes out, finish, finishing (in a board or card game, etc.), green tea (esp. in a sushi restaurant), after (rain, illness, etc.), ex- (e.g. ex-bureaucrat), former
  • 上がりこむ 【あがりこむ】 to enter (house, room, etc.), to step in
  • 芸者上がり 【げいしゃあがり】 ex-geisha, former geisha
  • 上る 【のぼる】 to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the Sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to swim up (a river), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)
  • 上り 【のぼり】 ascent, climbing, ascending (path), climb, up-train, train heading toward the starting point of its route, upbound (esp. toward Tokyo), upstream, uphill
  • 上り下り 【のぼりくだり】 going up and down, ascent and descent, climb and descent
  • 逆上せる 【のぼせる】 to feel dizzy, to have blood rush to one's head, to lose one's cool, to be obsessed, to be infatuated, to become conceited
  • 上せる 【のぼせる】 to raise, to record, to bring up (a matter), to serve (food), to send some on out
  • 上す 【のぼす】 to raise, to record, to bring up (a matter), to serve (food), to send someone out

Readings

Japanese names:
あおい、 あげ、 い、 か、 かき、 かず、 かん、 こう、 のぼり、 ほつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shang4, shang3
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • arriba
  • encima
  • parte superior
  • cima
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • acima
  • para cima
  • sobre
  • subir
  • galgar
  • em cima
  • escalar

French

  • au-dessus
  • haut
  • monter
  • donner (je te donne)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
37 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
21 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
798 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
29 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
5 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
47 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
32 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
32 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
31 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
6 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4212 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
49 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13 Morohashi
3404 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
10 New Nelson (John Haig)
49 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
50 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
29 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
12 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1272 2001 Kanji
2m1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
2110.0 Four corner code
1-30-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0a Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
22 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 見 【ケン】 view (of life, etc.), outlook
  • 見物 【ケンブツ】 sightseeing, watching, viewing, sightseer, watcher, spectator
  • 拝見 【ハイケン】 seeing, looking at
  • 発見 【ハッケン】 discovery, detection, finding

Kun reading compounds

  • 見る 【みる】 to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe, to examine, to look over, to assess, to check, to judge, to look after, to attend to, to take care of, to keep an eye on, to experience, to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.), to try ..., to have a go at ..., to give ... a try, to see (that) ..., to find (that) ...
  • 見る見る 【みるみる】 very fast, in a twinkle, before one's eyes
  • 見える 【みえる】 to be seen, to be in sight, to look, to seem, to appear, to come
  • 見える化 【みえるか】 visualization, rendering visible (e.g. a problem), digitization
  • 見せる 【みせる】 to show, to display

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4, xian4
Korean:
gyeon, hyeon

Spanish

  • vista
  • ver
  • esperanza
  • idea
  • opinión
  • observar
  • ser visto
  • estar a la vista
  • poder verse
  • mostrar

Portuguese

  • ver
  • esperanças
  • oportunidades
  • idéia
  • opinião
  • olhar
  • visíveis

French

  • regarder
  • voir
  • visible
  • espoirs
  • chances
  • idée
  • opinion
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
18 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
48 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4284 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
23 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
84 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
518 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
63 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
63 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1643 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3151 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
57 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34796 Morohashi
2544 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5522 New Nelson (John Haig)
57 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
61 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
20 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
62 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3957 2001 Kanji
5c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
1-24-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
898b Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
short, tiny
Parts:
phantasm, vision, dream, illusion, apparition
Kun:
まぼろし
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1564 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 幻想 【ゲンソウ】 fantasy, illusion, vision, dream
  • 幻覚 【ゲンカク】 hallucination, illusion
  • 変幻 【ヘンゲン】 transformation
  • 夢幻 【ムゲン】 dreams, fantasy, visions

Kun reading compounds

  • 幻 【まぼろし】 phantom, vision, illusion, apparition, something fleeting, short-lived dream, fabled item, mythical thing, very rare thing
  • 幻を追う 【まぼろしをおう】 to pursue an illusion, to pursue a fantasy, to pursue phantoms
  • 夢幻 【むげん】 dreams, fantasy, visions

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huan4
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • visión
  • espejismo
  • ilusión
  • aparición

Portuguese

  • fantasma
  • visão
  • sonho
  • ilusão
  • aparição

French

  • chimère
  • fantôme
  • fantasme
  • vision
  • rêve
  • illusion
  • apparition
1226 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1550 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1494 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1691 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1255 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
261 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1227 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1291 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1814 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
577 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
206 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
132 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1880 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9190 Morohashi
180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1598 New Nelson (John Haig)
1862 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2006 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1030 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2753 2001 Kanji
0a4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
2772.0 Four corner code
1-24-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e7b Unicode hex code