Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
leather, rawhide
Parts:

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  • 鞭撻 【ベンタツ】 encouragement, urging, spurring on, chastising by whipping
  • 鞭毛 【ベンモウ】 flagellum
  • 先鞭 【センベン】 initiative, pioneering
  • 教鞭 【キョウベン】 teacher's cane, teacher's pointer

Kun reading compounds

  • 鞭 【むち】 whip, lash, scourge, stick, cane, rod, pointer
  • 鞭入れ 【むちいれ】 whipping, using the whip
  • 枝鞭 【えだむち】 birch rod
  • 飴と鞭 【あめとむち】 carrot and stick, candy and whip
  • 鞭打つ 【むちうつ】 to whip, to lash, to give the rod, to spur on, to encourage

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5104 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2752 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
42937 Morohashi
6595 New Nelson (John Haig)
2783 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2804 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k15.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-9 SKIP code
4154.6 Four corner code
1-42-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
97ad Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
happiness, blessing, fortune
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
786 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 幸 【サチ】 good luck, fortune, happiness, harvest, yield
  • 幸運 【コウウン】 good luck, fortune
  • 親不孝 【オヤフコウ】 lack of filial piety, disobedience to one's parents
  • 御幸 【ギョウキ】 imperial visit, imperial outing

Kun reading compounds

  • 幸い 【さいわい】 happiness, blessedness, luck, fortune, felicity, luckily, fortunately
  • 幸いなことに 【さいわいなことに】 fortunately, luckily, thankfully
  • 幸 【さち】 good luck, fortune, happiness, harvest, yield
  • 幸あれ 【さちあれ】 good luck!, all the best
  • 川の幸 【かわのさち】 catch (fish) of the river, products of the river, fruits of the river
  • 山幸 【やまさち】 food of the mountains (wild game, mountain vegetables, mushrooms, etc.), fruits of the land
  • 幸せ 【しあわせ】 happiness, good fortune, luck, blessing
  • 幸せ者 【しあわせもの】 fortunate person, lucky fellow, lucky dog

Readings

Japanese names:
こ、 さき、 さし、 さっ、 とも、 ひろ、 みゆき、 ゆ、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
haeng

Spanish

  • felicidad
  • bendición
  • fortuna
  • buena suerte

Portuguese

  • felicidade
  • benção
  • fortuna

French

  • joie
  • bénédiction
  • fortune
395 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
295 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
279 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
683 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1073 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
712 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
504 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
661 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
684 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
697 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
894 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
575 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2755 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1408 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1901 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1519 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9176 Morohashi
2216 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1595 New Nelson (John Haig)
1505 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1622 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
423 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
297 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1455 2001 Kanji
3b5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4040.1 Four corner code
1-25-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e78 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
bough, branch, twig, limb, counter for branches
Kun:
えだ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
1401 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 枝 【シ】 counter for long, thin things (i.e. swords)
  • 枝葉末節 【シヨウマッセツ】 unimportant details, inessentials
  • 整枝 【セイシ】 training (branches in horticulture)
  • 茘枝 【レイシ】 litchi (Nephelium litchi), lychee, lichee, litchi nut, bitter melon (Momordica charantia), bitter gourd, Thais bronni (species of muricid gastropod)

Kun reading compounds

  • 枝 【えだ】 branch, bough, limb, twig, sprig, spray
  • 枝毛 【えだげ】 split end of hair
  • 若枝 【わかえだ】 young branch, sprig
  • 下枝 【したえだ】 lower branches of a tree

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 ぐさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1, qi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • rama
  • bifurcación

Portuguese

  • ramagem
  • ramo
  • galho
  • tronco

French

  • branche
  • rameau
  • brindille
  • compteur de branches
719 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1315 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1154 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2211 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
889 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
626 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
631 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
870 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
889 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
972 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1074 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1073 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
579 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
720 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14557 Morohashi
863 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2591 New Nelson (John Haig)
713 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
770 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
684 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1867 2001 Kanji
4a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4494.7 Four corner code
1-27-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
679d Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name), inferior, younger (of two people with the same name), junior, unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小学校 【ショウガッコウ】 primary school, elementary school, grade school
  • 縮小 【シュクショウ】 reduction, curtailment, cut, cutback, scaling down
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small and medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
1-30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
beguile, delusion, perplexity
Kun:
まど.う
On:
ワク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
777 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 惑 【ワク】 klesha
  • 惑星 【ワクセイ】 planet, dark horse
  • 誘惑 【ユウワク】 temptation, allurement, lure, enticement, seduction
  • 困惑 【コンワク】 bewilderment, perplexity, embarrassment, discomfiture, bafflement

Kun reading compounds

  • 惑う 【まどう】 to get lost, to lose one's bearings, to be puzzled, to be perplexed, to be confused, to be at a loss, to be tempted, to be seduced, to be captivated

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo4
Korean:
hog

Spanish

  • ilusión
  • engaño
  • duda
  • seducción
  • dudar
  • seducir

Portuguese

  • enganar
  • desilusão
  • perplexidade

French

  • égarer
  • perplexité
  • séduire
1942 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1160 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1710 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1302 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1784 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
969 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1001 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1071 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
789 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3461 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2427 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
622 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10789 Morohashi
2786 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1892 New Nelson (John Haig)
614 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
661 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1532 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1458 2001 Kanji
4k8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
5333.0 Four corner code
1-47-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60d1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, astrological sign, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 衛星 【エイセイ】 (natural) satellite, moon, (artificial) satellite
  • 恒星 【コウセイ】 star
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code