Jisho

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21 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
look back, review, examine oneself, turn around
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1058 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 顧問 【コモン】 adviser, advisor, consultant
  • 顧客 【コキャク】 customer, client, patron
  • 一顧 【イッコ】 slightest notice, slightest consideration, slightest attention, a little thought, glance
  • 後顧 【コウコ】 looking back, worry, anxiety

Kun reading compounds

  • 顧みる 【かえりみる】 to look back on (the past), to reflect on, to reminisce about, to look behind (at), to turn round (and look), to look over one's shoulder, to consider, to concern oneself about, to take notice of, to pay attention to, to take into consideration

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gu4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • reflejarse
  • volverse hacia
  • mirar hacia atrás
  • reflexionar
  • repasar
  • revisar

Portuguese

  • recordar
  • revisão
  • auto-examinar
  • voltar-se

French

  • considération
  • conseiller
  • revoir
  • reconsidérer
  • retourner
1235 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1388 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5141 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1341 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1902 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2929 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1554 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1656 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1648 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1898 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1677 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1093 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43689P Morohashi
1900 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6655 New Nelson (John Haig)
1084 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1165 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1941 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a12.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-9 SKIP code
3128.6 Four corner code
1-24-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9867 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
question, ask, problem
Kun:
と.うと.いとん
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
64 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 問 【モン】 counter for questions
  • 問責 【モンセキ】 blame, censure, reproof, reprimand, rebuke
  • 設問 【セツモン】 posing a question, question
  • 弔問 【チョウモン】 condolence call

Kun reading compounds

  • 問う 【とう】 to ask, to inquire, to blame (someone) for, to accuse of, to pursue (question of responsibility), to charge with, to care about, to regard as important, to call into question, to doubt, to question
  • 問うに落ちず語るに落ちる 【とうにおちずかたるにおちる】 to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
  • 問い 【とい】 question, query
  • 問い合わせ 【といあわせ】 enquiry, inquiry, query, interrogation, ENQ
  • 更問 【さらとい】 follow-up question, additional question
  • 問屋 【とんや】 wholesale store, wholesale dealer, wholesaler

Readings

Japanese names:
はる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • duda
  • pregunta
  • problema
  • preguntar
  • acusar

Portuguese

  • perguntar
  • pergunta
  • problema

French

  • question
  • demander
  • problème
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
418 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
75 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4944 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
140 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1524 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
162 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
239 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3814 Morohashi
3320 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 New Nelson (John Haig)
1617 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
41 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
387 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
8e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-3 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-44-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
554f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
pledge, promise, vow
Kun:
ちぎ.る
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
898 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 契約 【ケイヤク】 contract, compact, agreement
  • 契機 【ケイキ】 opportunity, chance, trigger, cause
  • 幽契 【ユウケイ】 secret promise made to the gods
  • 黙契 【モッケイ】 implicit agreement, tacit understanding

Kun reading compounds

  • 契る 【ちぎる】 to pledge, to vow, to promise, to swear, to have sexual intercourse (esp. between husband and wife), to share a bed

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi4, xie4, qie4
Korean:
gye, geul

Spanish

  • compromiso
  • promesa
  • voto
  • prometer
  • dar su palabra

Portuguese

  • penhor
  • promessa
  • voto

French

  • engagement
  • promesse
  • voeux
1195 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1153 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1177 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1132 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1179 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
980 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
565 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
574 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
751 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
417 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1686 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2293 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1563 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5917X Morohashi
2639 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1155 New Nelson (John Haig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1669 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
2f7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
5743.2 Four corner code
1-23-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5951 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
promise, approximately, shrink
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
94 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 約 【ヤク】 approximately, about, promise, appointment, engagement, shortening, reduction, simplification, contraction (in phonetics)
  • 約束 【ヤクソク】 promise, agreement, arrangement, one's word, contract, pact, appointment, engagement, date, convention, rule, destiny, fate
  • 締約 【テイヤク】 conclusion of a treaty
  • 成約 【セイヤク】 conclusion of a contract

Kun reading compounds

  • 約まる 【つづまる】 to compress, to shrink
  • 約める 【つづめる】 to abridge, to shorten, to economize
  • 約やか 【つづまやか】 concise, brief, humble, frugal, modest, discrete

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yue1, yao1
Korean:
yag, yo

Spanish

  • promesa
  • aproximadamente
  • encogerse
  • economizar

Portuguese

  • promessa
  • aproximadamente
  • recuar

French

  • environ
  • promettre
  • abréger
  • raccourcir
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
621 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
591 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
137 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3499 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
451 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
808 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
211 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
211 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
381 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1516 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1632 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1374 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27242X Morohashi
1280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4440 New Nelson (John Haig)
1362 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1462 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
258 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
534 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2752 2001 Kanji
6a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2792.0 Four corner code
1-44-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d04 Unicode hex code