Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食 【ショク】 eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 飽食 【ホウショク】 gluttony, satiation, engorgement
  • 会食 【カイショク】 dining together, mess
  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 斎食 【サイジキ】 morning meal (for priests, monks, etc.), food offering at a Buddhist ceremony

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistence
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back, to receive (e.g. a blow), to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食べるラー油 【たべるラーゆ】 chili oil mixed with chopped garlic, onions, etc.
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
1-31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
Variants:
provisions, food, bread
Kun:
かて
On:
リョウロウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1354 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 糧 【カテ】 food, provisions, nourishment (mental, spiritual, etc.), sustenance (e.g. of one's life), source of encouragement
  • 糧食 【リョウショク】 provisions
  • 衣糧 【イリョウ】 food and clothing
  • 口糧 【コウリョウ】 rations
  • 兵糧 【ヒョウロウ】 (army) provisions, food

Kun reading compounds

  • 糧 【かて】 food, provisions, nourishment (mental, spiritual, etc.), sustenance (e.g. of one's life), source of encouragement
  • 日々の糧 【ひびのかて】 one's daily bread
  • 心の糧 【こころのかて】 food for thought

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liang2
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • comestibles
  • provisiones
  • alimento

Portuguese

  • provisões
  • comida
  • pão

French

  • provisions
  • vivres
  • nourriture
  • pain
1912 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1375 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3490 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1552 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1616 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1704 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1820 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1282 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1502 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1800 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
957 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
935 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27132 Morohashi
1421 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4426 New Nelson (John Haig)
926 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
995 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1900 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1072 2001 Kanji
6b12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-12 SKIP code
9691.4 Four corner code
1-46-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ce7 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
abet, help, save
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
312 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 援助 【エンジョ】 assistance, aid, support
  • 援護 【エンゴ】 covering, protection, backing, relief
  • 来援 【ライエン】 assistance, support
  • 義捐 【ギエン】 alms, donation (esp. disaster relief or charity), contribution

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • auxiliar
  • citar
  • mencionar

Portuguese

  • encorajar
  • ajudar
  • salvar

French

  • renfort
  • aide
  • assistance
1026 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
582 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1961 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1564 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1372 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1088 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1139 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1270 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
912 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
715 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
428 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
536 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1970 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12407X Morohashi
586 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 New Nelson (John Haig)
1951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2101 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
354 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1539 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
5204.7 Four corner code
1-17-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63f4 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
help, rescue, assist
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 助 【ジョ】 help, rescue, assistant
  • 助演 【ジョエン】 supporting performance, playing a supporting role
  • 互助 【ゴジョ】 mutual aid, cooperation, benefit
  • 介助 【カイジョ】 help, assistance, aid

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to support (financially), to contribute (to), to provide aid, to facilitate, to stimulate, to promote, to contribute to
  • 助かる 【たすかる】 to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to escape harm, to be spared damage, to be helped, to be saved trouble
  • 助 【すけ】 assistance, help, helper, babe, chick, broad
  • 助手 【じょしゅ】 assistant, helper, assistant (to a professor)
  • 福助 【ふくすけ】 large-headed dwarf statue, bringer of good luck
  • デコ助 【デコすけ】 big forehead, fivehead, asshole

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ser salvado
  • ser ayudado

Portuguese

  • ajuda
  • resgate
  • auxiliar

French

  • aider
  • secourir
  • assister
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
330 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
407 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
346 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
211 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2313 Morohashi
1121 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
284 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
2g5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
7412.7 Four corner code
1-29-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a9 Unicode hex code