Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
topic, subject
On:
ダイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
96 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 題 【ダイ】 title, subject, theme, topic, problem (on a test), question, counter for questions (on a test)
  • 題材 【ダイザイ】 subject, theme
  • 表題 【ヒョウダイ】 title, index, heading, headline, caption
  • 命題 【メイダイ】 proposition, thesis, notion, theory, problem, issue, challenge

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ti2
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • objeto
  • tema
  • materia

Portuguese

  • tópico
  • assunto

French

  • sujet
464 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
360 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
340 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
123 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2164 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
393 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
354 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
355 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
327 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1895 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4139 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2103 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2848 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
396 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43584 Morohashi
3337 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6645 New Nelson (John Haig)
389 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
415 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
51 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
440 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3870 2001 Kanji
9a9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-9-9 SKIP code
6180.8 Four corner code
1-34-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
984c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 苗字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name, last name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
1-44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
guard, protect, defend, obey
Kun:
まも.るまも.りもり-もりかみ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
457 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 守備 【シュビ】 defense, defence
  • 守勢 【シュセイ】 (being on the) defensive
  • 好守 【コウシュ】 good fielding
  • 攻守 【コウシュ】 offense and defense, offence and defence, batting and fielding
  • 守護 【シュゴ】 protection, safeguard, shugo (Kamakura or Muromachi period military governor)
  • 居留守 【イルス】 pretending to be out
  • 神の留守 【カミノルス】 absence of the gods from their shrines in October (while they are visiting the Grand Shrine of Izumo)

Kun reading compounds

  • 守る 【まもる】 to protect, to guard, to defend, to keep (i.e. a promise), to abide (by the rules), to observe, to obey, to follow
  • 守り 【まもり】 protection, defense, defence, providence, amulet, charm, talisman
  • 守り神 【まもりがみ】 guardian deity
  • 島主 【とうしゅ】 island chief
  • 山守 【やまもり】 ranger (forest), mountain guardian
  • 守り 【もり】 babysitting, babysitter, protecting, keeping, keeper
  • 守り立てる 【もりたてる】 to support, to back up, to rally round, to revive (e.g. a company), to boost (e.g. morale), to bring up, to raise
  • 井守 【いもり】 newt (esp. the Japanese fire belly newt, Cynops pyrrhogaster)
  • 足無井守 【あしなしいもり】 caecilian (any burrowing legless amphibian of the order Gymnophiona)
  • 守 【かみ】 director (of the provincial governors under the ritsuryo system)
  • 肥後守 【ひごのかみ】 higonokami, type of folding knife with metal handle
  • 薩摩の守 【さつまのかみ】 traveling while deliberately not paying a fare (travelling)

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 し、 も、 て
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • guardar proteger
  • defender
  • guardar
  • proteger

Portuguese

  • vigia
  • protege
  • defende
  • obedece

French

  • garder
  • protéger
  • défendre
  • obéir
  • respect (des règles)
421 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
316 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
300 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
564 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1282 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
352 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
460 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
284 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
499 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
537 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
466 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2697 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1861 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7071 Morohashi
2173 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1310 New Nelson (John Haig)
186 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
198 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
364 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
270 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
748 2001 Kanji
3m3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3034.2 Four corner code
1-28-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b88 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
song, ballad
Kun:
うたうた.う
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2051 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 貝葉 【バイヨウ】 palm-leaf manuscript
  • 梵唄 【ボンバイ】 song in praise of Buddhas virtues

Kun reading compounds

  • 歌 【うた】 song, singing, classical Japanese poem (esp. tanka), modern poetry
  • 歌う 【うたう】 to sing, to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.), to compose a poem, to recite a poem
  • 長唄 【ながうた】 long epic song with shamisen accompaniment (developed in Edo in the early 17th century)
  • 紡ぎ歌 【つむぎうた】 spinning song
  • 歌う 【うたう】 to sing, to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.), to compose a poem, to recite a poem

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bai4, bei5
Korean:
pae

Spanish

  • canción
  • balada (acompañada de shamisen)

Portuguese

French

924 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1045 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2039 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
396 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
477 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
358 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3694 Morohashi
400 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
802 New Nelson (John Haig)
2178 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
57 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
6608.0 Four corner code
1-17-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5504 Unicode hex code