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

11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
renowned, publish, write, remarkable, phenomenal, put on, don, wear, arrival, finish (race), counter for suits of clothing, literary work
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
849 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 著 【チョ】 work, book, (a book) by, obvious, striking
  • 著作 【チョサク】 writing, book
  • 近著 【キンチョ】 recent work
  • 共著 【キョウチョ】 collaboration, co-authorship
  • 着する 【チャクスル】 to arrive, to reach, to adhere, to insist on, to put on, to wear

Kun reading compounds

  • 著す 【あらわす】 to write, to publish
  • 著しい 【いちじるしい】 striking, remarkable, considerable

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4, zhe5, zhao1, zhao2, zhu3, zi1
Korean:
jeo, chag

Spanish

  • expresar
  • publicar
  • escribir
  • notable
  • eminente

Portuguese

  • renomado
  • publico
  • notável
  • fenomenal
  • vestido
  • vestir
  • usar
  • elevado chegada/ fim (corrida)
  • sufixo para contagem de vestuário

French

  • renommé
  • publier
  • écrire
  • remarquable
  • phénoménal
  • porter
  • arrivée
  • auteur
  • ouvrage littéraire
  • compteur de vêtements
843 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
949 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
937 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
773 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3983 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
580 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
871 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1445 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
859 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
878 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1031 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
661 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2869 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1480 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1993 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1266 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31302 Morohashi
2300 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5098 New Nelson (John Haig)
1258 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1347 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
928 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
3k8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3-7-4 SKIP code
4460.4 Four corner code
35-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8457 Unicode hex code