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

Speed

Stroke order

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

14 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
patent, clear
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1310 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 彰義隊 【ショウギタイ】 Shogitai (group of former Tokugawa retainers opposed to the Meiji government who fought in the battle of Ueno)
  • 彰徳 【ショウトク】 public praise, making another's virtues well-known
  • 顕彰 【ケンショウ】 honouring (publicly), honoring, making someone's good deeds or achievements well-known
  • 表彰 【ヒョウショウ】 public acknowledgment, public acknowledgement, public recognition, commendation, awarding

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら
Chinese:
zhang1
Korean:
chang

Spanish

  • patente
  • claro
  • manifiesto
  • aclarar
  • desvelar

Portuguese

  • patente
  • clarear

French

  • patent
  • clair
1410 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1338 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1593 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1386 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2174 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1827 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1976 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1620 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
618 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2337 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1647 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1731 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10015 Morohashi
1860 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1721 New Nelson (John Haig)
1715 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1851 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1701 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
460 2001 Kanji
3j11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-3 SKIP code
0242.2 Four corner code
30-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f70 Unicode hex code