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

12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
raise, elevate, hoist, praise, extol, fry in deep fat
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1316 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 揚力 【ヨウリョク】 dynamic lift, lifting power
  • 揚音 【ヨウオン】 acute (accent, etc.)
  • 高揚 【コウヨウ】 enhancement, exaltation, promotion, uplift
  • 掲揚 【ケイヨウ】 hoisting (e.g. a flag), raising, flying, putting up

Kun reading compounds

  • 上げる 【あげる】 to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), to summon (for geishas, etc.), to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to develop (talent, skill), to improve, to make (a loud sound), to raise (one's voice), to earn (something desirable), to praise, to give (an example, etc.), to cite, to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.), to arrest, to nominate, to give, to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.), to bear (a child), to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding), (of the tide) to come in, to vomit, to do for (the sake of someone else), to complete ..., to humbly do ...
  • 上がる 【あがる】 to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised, to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in, to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade, to get out (of water), to come ashore, to increase, to improve, to make progress, to be promoted, to advance, to be made (of profit, etc.), to occur (esp. of a favourable result), to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.), to be finished, to be done, to be over, (of rain) to stop, to lift, to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die, to win (in a card game, etc.), to be arrested, to turn up (of evidence, etc.), to be deep fried, to be spoken loudly, to get stage fright, to be offered (to the gods, etc.), to go, to visit, to eat, to drink, to be listed (as a candidate), to serve (in one's master's home), to go north, to be complete, to finish

Readings

Japanese names:
あがり
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • levantar
  • alzar
  • izar
  • freír

Portuguese

  • levantar
  • fritar em gordura funda

French

  • hisser
  • frire
1876 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1966 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1401 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1369 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1551 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
631 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
641 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1481 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
917 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
722 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
433 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
542 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
671 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12355 Morohashi
593 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2236 New Nelson (John Haig)
664 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
717 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1542 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1351 2001 Kanji
3c9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
5602.7 Four corner code
45-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63da Unicode hex code