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

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On reading compounds

  • 顧問 【コモン】 adviser, advisor, consultant
  • 顧客 【コキャク】 customer, client, patron
  • 回顧 【カイコ】 recollecting, reminiscing, looking back, retrospection, review
  • 一顧 【イッコ】 slightest notice, slightest consideration, slightest attention, a little thought, glance

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

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On reading compounds

  • 問 【モン】 counter for questions
  • 問題 【モンダイ】 question (e.g. on a test), problem, problem (e.g. societal, political), question, issue, subject (e.g. of research), case, matter, question (i.e. doubt), public discussion, controversy, trouble, problem, inconvenience, difficulty
  • 質問 【シツモン】 question, inquiry, enquiry
  • 訪問 【ホウモン】 call, visit

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

5 strokes
Radical:
two hands, twenty
Parts:
Variants:
valve, petal, braid, speech, dialect, discrimination, dispose of, distinguish, conical cap
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
619 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 弁 【ベン】 speech, tongue, talk, eloquence, dialect, brogue, accent, bento, Japanese box lunch, petal, valve, Oversight Department, division of the daijokan under the ritsuryō system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices
  • 弁当 【ベントウ】 bento, Japanese box lunch
  • 代弁 【ダイベン】 speaking by proxy, speaking for (someone else), acting as spokesman (for), representing (the views, feelings, etc. of), payment by proxy, compensation by proxy, paying on behalf (of), acting for (someone else), carrying out (on someone's behalf)
  • 勘弁 【カンベン】 pardon, forgiveness, forbearance

Kun reading compounds

  • 弁える 【わきまえる】 to discern (e.g. right from wrong), to discriminate, to distinguish, to know (manners, one's place, etc.), to understand, to bear in mind

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian4
Korean:
byeon, ban

Spanish

  • discurso
  • dialecto
  • distinguir
  • identificar
  • reembolsar
  • pétalo

Portuguese

  • válvula
  • petala
  • trança
  • discurso
  • dialeto
  • discriminação
  • livrar-se de
  • distinguir

French

  • éloquence
  • valve
  • pétale
  • tresse
  • dialecte
  • discernement
  • résoudre
  • distinguer
715 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
807 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
786 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
793 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
846 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
513 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
275 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
711 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
262 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2497 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1730 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
750 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9588 Morohashi
2004 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1663 New Nelson (John Haig)
742 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
654 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2755 2001 Kanji
0a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2344.0 Four corner code
1-42-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f01 Unicode hex code

20 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
safeguard, protect
Kun:
まも.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
351 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 護謨 【ゴム】 gum, rubber, eraser, condom
  • 護衛 【ゴエイ】 guard, convoy, escort
  • 保護 【ホゴ】 protection, safeguard, guardianship, custody, patronage, preservation, conservation
  • 介護 【カイゴ】 nursing, care, caregiving, caring

Kun reading compounds

  • 守る 【まもる】 to protect, to guard, to defend, to keep (i.e. a promise), to abide (by the rules), to observe, to obey, to follow

Readings

Japanese names:
もり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • salvaguardar
  • proteger
  • defender

Portuguese

  • salvaguardar
  • proteger

French

  • protection
  • garde
604 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
696 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
670 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
653 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4447 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
796 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1772 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2877 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1391 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1115 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1713 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2079 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1088 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1481 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
707 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36038P Morohashi
1648 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5715 New Nelson (John Haig)
700 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
756 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
474 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
825 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3067 2001 Kanji
7a13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-13 SKIP code
0464.7 Four corner code
1-24-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b77 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
scholar, bachelor
Parts:
gentleman, scholar, samurai, samurai radical (no. 33)
Kun:
さむらい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
526 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 士 【シ】 man (esp. one who is well-respected), samurai, person (in a certain profession, esp. licensed), member
  • 士官 【シカン】 officer
  • 騎士 【キシ】 samurai on horseback, (medieval) knight
  • 学士 【ガクシ】 university graduate, bachelor, bachelor's degree

Kun reading compounds

  • 侍 【さむらい】 warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai, man in attendance (on a person of high standing), retainer
  • 二四六九士 【にしむくさむらい】 mnemonic for remembering the months with fewer than 31 days (ni, shi, mu, ku, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • caballero
  • samurai
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • cavalheiro
  • samurai

French

  • gentilhomme
  • samouraï
  • radical samouraï (no. 33)
410 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
521 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
494 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
301 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1160 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
59 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1173 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
41 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
572 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
755 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
393 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4213 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2129 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2877 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
325 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5638 Morohashi
3405 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1117 New Nelson (John Haig)
319 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
341 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
386 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
441 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3p0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4010.0 Four corner code
1-27-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58eb Unicode hex code