Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
Variants:
appear, existing
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1536 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 顕 【ケン】 exposure, clarity, exoteric Buddhism, public Buddhist teachings
  • 顕在 【ケンザイ】 being actual (as opposed to hidden or latent), being apparent, being obvious, being tangible, being revealed
  • 貴顕 【キケン】 distinguished person
  • 隠見 【インケン】 appearance and disappearance

Kun reading compounds

  • 明らか 【あきらか】 obvious, evident, clear, plain
  • 現れる 【あらわれる】 to appear, to come in sight, to become visible, to come out, to embody, to materialize, to materialise, to be expressed (e.g. emotions), to become apparent (e.g. trends, effects)

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら
Chinese:
xian3
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • claro
  • distinguido
  • aclararse
  • aparecer
  • existir

Portuguese

  • aparecer
  • existente

French

  • apparaître
  • existant
1224 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1682 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1245 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1901 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2757 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1170 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1227 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1647 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1894 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2274 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1605 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1806 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43609P Morohashi
1806 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6646 New Nelson (John Haig)
1789 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1928 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1911 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3861 2001 Kanji
9a9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-9 SKIP code
6118.6 Four corner code
24-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9855 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
exist, outskirts, suburbs, located in
Kun:
あ.る
On:
ザイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
211 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 在 【ザイ】 country, countryside, outskirts, suburbs, situated in, resident in
  • 在外 【ザイガイ】 overseas, abroad
  • 顕在 【ケンザイ】 actual (as opposed to hidden or obscured), obvious, clear, manifest, explicit, overt, apparent, evident, actualized, actualised
  • 介在 【カイザイ】 exiting (between), interposition, intervention, involvement

Kun reading compounds

  • 有る 【ある】 to be, to exist, to live, to have, to be located, to be equipped with, to happen, to come about
  • 在るが儘 【あるがまま】 in truth, as it is, as you are, in practice

Readings

Japanese names:
あり
Chinese:
zai4
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • existir
  • pueblo natal
  • alrededores
  • ser

Portuguese

  • existir
  • arredores
  • subúrbios
  • localizados em

French

  • exister
  • banlieue
  • situé à
613 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
711 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
684 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
243 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1055 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
258 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
314 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
268 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
268 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
588 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
349 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3704 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4881 Morohashi
2984 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
975 New Nelson (John Haig)
685 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
740 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
182 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
659 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b3.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
4021.4 Four corner code
26-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5728 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 民営化 【ミンエイカ】 privatization, privatisation
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code