Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
electricity
On:
デン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
268 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 電化 【デンカ】 electrification
  • 電圧 【デンアツ】 voltage
  • 送電 【ソウデン】 transmission of electricity, electricity supply, power supply
  • 配電 【ハイデン】 distribution of electricity

Readings

Chinese:
dian4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • electricidad
  • eléctrico

Portuguese

  • eletricidade

French

  • électricité
286 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
197 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
180 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
125 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5050 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
222 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
98 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2025 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
108 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
108 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
61 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1862 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3465 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1784 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2431 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
541 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42253 Morohashi
2790 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6526 New Nelson (John Haig)
535 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
574 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
332 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
228 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3156 2001 Kanji
8d5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-5 SKIP code
1071.6 Four corner code
1-37-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96fb Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
paper
Kun:
かみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 紙 【シ】 newspaper
  • 紙上 【シジョウ】 on paper, in the newspapers, in a letter
  • 原稿用紙 【ゲンコウヨウシ】 Japanese writing paper (lined with a square grid, one square per character), manuscript paper
  • 製紙 【セイシ】 papermaking, paper-making, paper making, paper manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 紙 【かみ】 paper
  • 紙芝居 【かみしばい】 kamishibai, storytelling with pictures, form of Japanese street theater and storytelling (popular from the 1930s to the 1950s)
  • インディア紙 【インディアかみ】 India paper
  • 蝋紙 【ろうかみ】 wax paper

Readings

Chinese:
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • papel
  • periódico

Portuguese

  • Papel

French

  • papier
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
501 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
362 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
236 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
180 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1654 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27293 Morohashi
1302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
456 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2294.0 Four corner code
1-27-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d19 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
Variants:
cash, bad habit, humble prefix, gift, Shinto offerings of cloth, rope, cut paper
Kun:
ぬさ
On:
ヘイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1803 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 幣 【ヘイ】 staff with plaited paper streamers
  • 幣串 【ヘイグシ】 staff to which shide are attached to make a go-hei
  • 造幣 【ゾウヘイ】 coinage, mintage
  • 衰幣 【スイヘイ】 decline

Kun reading compounds

  • 幣 【へい】 staff with plaited paper streamers
  • 幣を奉る 【ぬさをたてまつる】 to offer a wand with hemp and paper streamers to a Shinto god
  • 大幣 【おおぬさ】 streamers (made of linen, paper, etc.) attached to a long pole (used as a wand in grand purification ceremonies), being in great demand
  • 小幣 【こぬさ】 small purification wand, thinly cut hemp or paper mixed with rice (scattered as an offering to the gods)

Readings

Japanese names:
しで
Chinese:
bi4
Korean:
pye

Spanish

  • riqueza
  • ofrenda
  • dinero en efectivo

Portuguese

  • Caixa
  • maus hábitos
  • prefixo p/ expressar humildade
  • presente
  • oferendas em roupas Shinto
  • corda
  • cortar papel

French

  • espèces (argent)
  • mauvaise habitude
  • préfixe humble
  • don
  • offrande Shinto (papier, corde)
  • corde
  • papier découpé
1778 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1902 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1490 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1400 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1253 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2414 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1781 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1913 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1796 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
571 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3582 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1844 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2507 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1049 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9088X Morohashi
2885 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1040 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1118 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1756 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1044 2001 Kanji
3f12.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-12-3 SKIP code
9822.7 Four corner code
1-42-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e63 Unicode hex code