Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
zero, spill, overflow, nothing, cipher
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1217 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 零 【レイ】 zero, nought
  • 零細 【レイサイ】 insignificant, trifling, paltry, cottage (industry), tiny (company)
  • 冪零 【ベキレイ】 nilpotent
  • 非零 【ヒレイ】 non-zero

Kun reading compounds

  • 0 【ゼロ】 zero, nought
  • 零因子 【ぜろいんし】 zero divisor, null factor, nil factor
  • 零す 【こぼす】 to spill, to drop, to shed (tears), to grumble, to complain, to let one's feelings show
  • 零れる 【こぼれる】 to spill, to fall out of, to overflow, to peek through, to become visible (although normally not), to escape (of a smile, tear, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
ling2
Korean:
ryeong, ryeon

Spanish

  • cero
  • nada
  • pequeño
  • derramar
  • desbordar
  • estropearse
  • hacerse ruinas

Portuguese

  • zero
  • entornar
  • inundação
  • nada
  • cifra

French

  • zéro
  • se répandre
  • déborder
  • rien
  • code
1922 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1206 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5048 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
998 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1823 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1972 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1864 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3467 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1786 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2433 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1414 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42242 Morohashi
2792 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6524 New Nelson (John Haig)
1402 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1504 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1686 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3144 2001 Kanji
8d5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-5 SKIP code
2-11-2 SKIP code
1030.7 Four corner code
46-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96f6 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
spot, point, mark, speck, decimal point
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
165 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 点 【テン】 dot, spot, point, speck, mark, mark (in an exam, etc.), grade, score, points, point (in a game), score, goal, run, point (in geometry), point, aspect, matter, detail, part, respect, way, viewpoint, (punctuation) mark (e.g. comma, period, decimal point), dot, "dot" stroke (in a Chinese character), counter for points, marks, goals, etc., counter for goods, items, articles of clothing, works of art, etc.
  • 点検 【テンケン】 inspection, examination, checking
  • 最重点 【サイジュウテン】 very important point
  • 同点 【ドウテン】 same score, deadlock, tie, draw

Kun reading compounds

  • 点ける 【つける】 to turn on, to switch on, to light up
  • 点く 【つく】 to be lit (e.g. electricity comes on), to be lighted, to catch fire
  • 点てる 【たてる】 to make tea (matcha), to perform the tea ceremony
  • 注す 【さす】 to pour, to add (liquid), to serve (drinks), to put on (lipstick, etc.), to apply, to colour, to dye, to light (a fire), to burn
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)

Readings

Chinese:
dian3
Korean:
jeom

Spanish

  • punto
  • marca

Portuguese

  • ponto
  • marca
  • ponto decimal

French

  • point
  • note
  • allumer
  • virgule (décimales)
285 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
196 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
179 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
141 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
804 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
229 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
714 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
169 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
169 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1275 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2587 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1322 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
171 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18980 Morohashi
2084 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3412 New Nelson (John Haig)
169 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
181 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
175 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
185 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1240 2001 Kanji
2m7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2133.6 Four corner code
37-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70b9 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
shake, wave, wag, swing
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
614 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 振り子 【フリコ】 pendulum
  • 振興 【シンコウ】 promotion, encouragement
  • 奪三振 【ダツサンシン】 striking a batter out
  • 不振 【フシン】 dullness, slump, stagnation, inactivity, depression

Kun reading compounds

  • 振る 【ふる】 to wave, to shake, to swing, to sprinkle, to throw (dice), to cast (actor), to allocate (work), to turn down (somebody), to reject, to jilt, to dump, to abandon, to give up, to ruin, to add kana indicating a reading of a word, to slightly change headings, to change directions, to extract by broiling, to prepare an infusion of, to decoct, to carry with great vigor (e.g. a portable shrine), to bring up a topic, to lead to a topic, to replace, to substitute, to set up a joke for somebody else
  • 振る舞い 【ふるまい】 behavior, behaviour, conduct
  • 振る 【ぶる】 to assume the air of ..., to behave like ..., to put on airs, to be self-important
  • 振り 【ふり】 swing, shake, wave, swinging, appearance, behaviour, pretence (pretense), show, pretending (to), going to restaurant, hotel etc. without a reservation or introduction, move (dance), postures, lead in (e.g. to a running joke, asking a question), lead up, unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment, counter for swords, blades, etc., not wearing underwear or pants
  • 振替 【ふりかえ】 transfer, switching over, change, money transfer (usu. between accounts held by the same person), postal transfer
  • 口振 【こうふり】 direct debit, account-to-account transfer
  • 棒手振り 【ぼてふり】 Edo-era street merchant who carried wares hanging from a pole, hawking them in the street
  • 振るう 【ふるう】 to swing, to wield (physically), to exert, to exercise (e.g. power, ability), to exhibit, to display, to wield (metaphorically), to flourish, to prosper, to thrive

Readings

Japanese names:
ふり
Chinese:
zhen4
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • sacudir
  • ondear
  • agitar
  • vibrar
  • balancear

Portuguese

  • agitar
  • onda
  • sacudir
  • balançar

French

  • secouer
  • saupoudrer
  • remuer
  • balancer
  • feindre
1437 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
600 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1920 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1612 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1320 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
954 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
984 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
770 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
892 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
515 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
388 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2030 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12093 Morohashi
430 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2171 New Nelson (John Haig)
2011 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2167 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1338 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1365 2001 Kanji
3c7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
5103.2 Four corner code
31-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
632f Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
73 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 動 【ドウ】 motion, change, confusion
  • 動員 【ドウイン】 mobilization, mobilisation
  • 人事異動 【ジンジイドウ】 personnel change, personnel shift, reshuffle, (annual) staff reassignment
  • 異動 【イドウ】 change (personnel), transfer, reshuffle

Kun reading compounds

  • 動く 【うごく】 to move, to stir, to shift, to shake, to swing, to operate, to run, to go, to work, to make a move, to take action, to act, to go into action, to be touched, to be influenced, to change, to vary, to fluctuate, to waver, to be transferred
  • 動く歩道 【うごくほどう】 moving walkway, moving sidewalk, travelator
  • 動かす 【うごかす】 to move, to shift, to stir, to budge, to change position, to inspire, to rouse, to move (e.g. feeling), to influence, to change, to alter, to deny, to operate, to set in motion, to get going, to mobilize (e.g. troops), to mobilise, to deploy, to manage (e.g. funds)

Readings

Japanese names:
るぎ
Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mover
  • movimiento
  • moverse
  • trasladar

Portuguese

  • mover
  • movimento
  • mudança
  • jáfusão
  • trocar
  • agitar

French

  • bouger
  • mouvement
  • changement
  • confusion
  • secouer
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
384 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
362 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
86 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
169 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
231 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
64 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2232 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2390 Morohashi
1778 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
549 New Nelson (John Haig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
47 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
385 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2245 2001 Kanji
2g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-2 SKIP code
2412.7 Four corner code
38-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d5 Unicode hex code