Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
tanned leather
Parts:
Korea
Kun:
からいげた
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
445 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 韓 【カン】 Republic of Korea, South Korea, Han (ancient Chinese state)
  • 韓国 【カンコク】 South Korea, Republic of Korea, Korean Empire (1897-1910)
  • 日韓 【ニッカン】 Japan and South Korea, Japanese-Korean
  • 在韓 【ザイカン】 resident in South Korea, situated in South Korea

Kun reading compounds

  • 唐 【から】 China (sometimes also used in ref. to Korea or other foreign countries)
  • 唐国 【からくに】 China, Korea

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
han2
Korean:
han

Spanish

  • antigua región de China
  • Corea

Portuguese

French

  • Corée
685 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5107 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2741 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1250 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2218 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1575 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1662 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43159 Morohashi
1757 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6602 New Nelson (John Haig)
1647 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1776 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1555 2001 Kanji
4c14.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-10 SKIP code
4445.6 Four corner code
1-20-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
97d3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 語 【ゴ】 word, language, speech
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of foreign languages, linguistics
  • 標語 【ヒョウゴ】 motto, slogan, catchword
  • 造語 【ゾウゴ】 coined word, coinage, neologism

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with

Readings

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

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
1-24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
ability, talent, skill, capacity
Kun:
よ.くあた.う
On:
ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
273 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 能 【ノウ】 talent, gift, function, noh (theatre)
  • 能楽 【ノウガク】 noh play
  • 有能 【ユウノウ】 able, capable, competent, talented, efficient
  • 芸能 【ゲイノウ】 public entertainment, performing arts, accomplishments, attainments

Kun reading compounds

  • 良く 【よく】 nicely, properly, well, skillfully, skilfully, frequently, often, I'm glad that you ..., thank you for ..., (you have) quite the nerve to, I don't know how you can ...
  • 良く良く 【よくよく】 carefully, closely, very, extremely, exceedingly, have no choice, cannot be helped, unavoidable, inevitable
  • 能う 【あたう】 to be able (to do), to be capable (of doing)
  • 能う限り 【あたうかぎり】 as much as possible, as far as possible, to the best of one's abilities

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 の、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
neng2
Korean:
neung, nae

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • talento
  • capacidad
  • aptitud
  • teatro japonés

Portuguese

  • capacidade
  • talento
  • habilidade

French

  • capacité
  • habileté
  • talent
  • adresse
691 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
787 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
766 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
341 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
416 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
847 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1397 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
386 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
387 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
411 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1018 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1676 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2023 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29454 Morohashi
1323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4809 New Nelson (John Haig)
2004 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2160 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
285 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
718 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
4b6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2121.1 Four corner code
2221.2 Four corner code
1-39-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80fd Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Kun:
ちから
On:
リョクリキリイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 力 【リョク】 strength, power, proficiency, ability
  • 力作 【リキサク】 painstaking piece of work, work of great effort, tour de force, outstanding work, toil, labor, labour
  • 水力 【スイリョク】 hydraulic power, water power
  • 威力 【イリョク】 power, might, authority, influence
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength
  • 合力 【ゴウリョク】 resultant force, assistance, help, donation, alms, almsgiving

Kun reading compounds

  • 力 【ちから】 force, strength, might, vigour, vigor, energy, capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty, efficacy, effect, effort, endeavours, endeavors, exertions, power, authority, influence, good offices, agency, support, help, aid, assistance, stress, emphasis, means, resources
  • 力強い 【ちからづよい】 powerful, strong, forceful, vigorous, reassuring, encouraging
  • 強い力 【つよいちから】 strong interaction, strong force
  • 弱い力 【よわいちから】 weak force, weak interaction

Readings

Japanese names:
じから、 つとむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
ryeog

Spanish

  • potencia
  • poder
  • fuerza
  • energía
  • vigor
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • força
  • forte
  • esforço
  • suportar
  • exercer

French

  • force
  • fort
  • puissance
  • tension
  • tenir le coup
  • s'efforcer
  • employer (force)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
74 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
69 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
715 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
53 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
11 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
100 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
207 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2288 Morohashi
3371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 New Nelson (John Haig)
858 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
922 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
38 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1645 2001 Kanji
2g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4002.7 Four corner code
1-46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
test, try, attempt, experiment, ordeal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
392 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 試 【シ】 testing, experiment, test, examination, exam, trial
  • 試合 【シアイ】 match, game, bout, contest
  • 公試 【コウシ】 national examinations
  • 考試 【コウシ】 test, exam

Kun reading compounds

  • 試みる 【こころみる】 to try, to attempt, to have a go (at)
  • 試す 【ためす】 to try (out), to have a try (at), to test, to put to the test
  • 試筋 【ためすじ】 patron, effective means

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • prueba
  • ensayo
  • experimento
  • probar
  • experimentar
  • intentar

Portuguese

  • teste
  • tentativa
  • testar
  • experimento
  • prova

French

  • test
  • essai
  • tentative
  • expérience
  • épreuve
416 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
525 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
499 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
409 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4361 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
354 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1932 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
526 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
535 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
795 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1680 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1925 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1025 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1385 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
360 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35415 Morohashi
1525 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5611 New Nelson (John Haig)
354 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
378 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
604 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
7a6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0364.0 Four corner code
1-27-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a66 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
verification, effect, testing
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
410 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 験 【ゲン】 effect, efficacy, omen
  • 験者 【ケンザ】 mountaineering ascetic, practitioner of mountain asceticism
  • 治験 【チケン】 clinical trial
  • 筆記試験 【ヒッキシケン】 written examination
  • 験 【ゲン】 effect, efficacy, omen
  • ゲン担ぎ 【ゲンカツギ】 superstition, acting superstitiously (for good luck)
  • 霊験 【レイゲン】 miraculous efficacy, miracle, miraculous virtue

Kun reading compounds

  • 徴 【しるし】 sign, indication, omen
  • 試す 【ためす】 to try (out), to have a try (at), to test, to put to the test
  • 試し 【ためし】 trial, test

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan4
Korean:
heom

Spanish

  • prueba
  • intento
  • efecto

Portuguese

  • verificação
  • efeito
  • teste

French

  • vérification
  • examen
  • effet
600 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
500 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
475 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
404 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5220 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
355 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
282 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
532 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
541 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1920 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1192 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1999 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44835 Morohashi
1833 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6758 New Nelson (John Haig)
1980 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2134 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
385 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
635 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3463 2001 Kanji
10a8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
7833.6 Four corner code
1-24-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9a13 Unicode hex code