Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
demand, request, need
On:
ジュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
935 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 需要 【ジュヨウ】 demand, request
  • 需給 【ジュキュウ】 supply and demand
  • 外需 【ガイジュ】 foreign demand
  • 内需 【ナイジュ】 domestic demand

Readings

Chinese:
xu1
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • demanda
  • petición
  • solicitud

Portuguese

  • demanda
  • solicitação
  • necessidade

French

  • demande
  • requête
  • besoin
804 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
887 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1011 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5052 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
754 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1890 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2220 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1416 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1505 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
681 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1865 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3472 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1790 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2438 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1173 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42275 Morohashi
2797 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6528 New Nelson (John Haig)
1165 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1249 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1742 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
8d6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-6 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-28-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9700 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
need, main point, essence, pivot, key to
Kun:
い.るかなめ
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
106 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 要 【ヨウ】 cornerstone, main point, keystone, requirement, need, necessary, required
  • 要因 【ヨウイン】 main cause, primary factor
  • 所要 【ショヨウ】 required, needed, necessary
  • 法要 【ホウヨウ】 Buddhist memorial service

Kun reading compounds

  • 要る 【いる】 to be needed, to be wanted
  • 要 【かなめ】 pivot, vital point, cornerstone, keystone, Japanese photinia
  • 要石 【かなめいし】 keystone

Readings

Japanese names:
とし
Chinese:
yao4, yao1
Korean:
yo

Spanish

  • necesidad
  • punto central
  • esencia
  • necesitar

Portuguese

  • necessidade
  • ponto principal
  • essência
  • pivô
  • chave para

French

  • besoin
  • point principal
  • pivot
  • essentiel
  • point clef
729 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
623 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
593 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
117 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4274 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
262 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
887 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1218 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
419 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
425 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
424 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1639 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3263 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1683 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1618 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34768P Morohashi
2635 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5515 New Nelson (John Haig)
1604 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1730 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
78 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
536 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3269 2001 Kanji
3e6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
1040.4 Four corner code
1-45-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8981 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
increase, add, augment, gain, promote
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
231 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 増 【ゾウ】 increase
  • 増員 【ゾウイン】 increasing the number of staff, hiring more people
  • 激増 【ゲキゾウ】 sharp increase, sudden rise
  • 累増 【ルイゾウ】 successive or progressive increases, cumulative increase

Kun reading compounds

  • 増す 【ます】 to increase, to grow
  • 益々 【ますます】 increasingly, more and more, decreasingly (when declining), less and less
  • 増し 【まし】 better, preferable, less objectionable, least-worst, more, increase, extra, increase, growth
  • 況して 【まして】 still more, to say nothing of, not to mention, still less
  • 増える 【ふえる】 to increase, to multiply
  • 増やす 【ふやす】 to increase, to add to, to augment

Readings

Japanese names:
まし、 ます
Chinese:
zeng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • incremento
  • aumento
  • aumentar
  • incrementar
  • agregar
  • añadir

Portuguese

  • aumentar
  • somar
  • ganhar
  • promover

French

  • augmenter
  • ajouter
  • accroissement
  • gain
  • promouvoir
665 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
763 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
741 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
298 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
693 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
441 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2077 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
712 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
725 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
429 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
388 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
836 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
483 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
514 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5448P Morohashi
677 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1088 New Nelson (John Haig)
502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
541 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
365 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
797 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
3b11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
4816.6 Four corner code
1-33-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5897 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
130 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 加 【カ】 addition, increase, Canada
  • 加圧 【カアツ】 increasing pressure
  • 添加 【テンカ】 addition, annexing
  • 牙買加 【ジャマイカ】 Jamaica

Kun reading compounds

  • 加える 【くわえる】 to add, to add up, to sum up, to append, to annex, to increase, to gather (e.g. speed), to pick up, to include, to count in, to let join, to inflict (damage), to deal, to give
  • 加わる 【くわわる】 to be added to, to be appended, to join in (e.g. a group of friends), to participate, to increase (e.g. heat), to gain in (e.g. influence), to grow, to gather (speed), to be applied (e.g. heat, pressure), to be exerted

Readings

Chinese:
jia1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • agregar
  • añadir
  • incrementar
  • Canadá
  • sumar
  • unirse

Portuguese

  • somar
  • adição
  • aumento
  • unir
  • incluir
  • Canadá

French

  • ajouter
  • addition
  • augmentation
  • rejoindre
  • inclure
  • Canada
356 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
453 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
431 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
187 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
716 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
787 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
121 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
709 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
722 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
295 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
208 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
42 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
23 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
24 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
876 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2297 Morohashi
38 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
523 New Nelson (John Haig)
867 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
932 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
237 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
447 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1677 2001 Kanji
2g3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
4600.0 Four corner code
1-18-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a0 Unicode hex code