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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  • 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

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  • 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

14 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
pipe, tube, wind instrument, drunken talk, control, jurisdiction
Kun:
くだ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
517 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 管 【カン】 pipe, tube
  • 管轄 【カンカツ】 jurisdiction, control
  • 配管 【ハイカン】 plumbing, piping
  • 移管 【イカン】 transfer of control

Kun reading compounds

  • 管 【かん】 pipe, tube
  • 管狐 【くだぎつね】 mythological pipe fox, stoat
  • 手練手管 【てれんてくだ】 wiles, art of coaxing
  • 手管 【てくだ】 wiles, trick, artifice, coquetry, lover (male) (esp. of a prostitute)

Readings

Japanese names:
すが
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan3
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • tubería
  • tubo
  • caño
  • control
  • controlar
  • administrar

Portuguese

  • flauta
  • tubo
  • instrumento de sopro
  • conversa de bêbados

French

  • tuyau
  • tube
  • instrument à vent
  • discours d'ivrogne
  • gestion
573 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
466 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
443 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
519 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3416 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
664 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
328 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
328 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
539 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1484 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3349 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2357 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1281 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26162 Morohashi
2701 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4317 New Nelson (John Haig)
1273 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1365 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
613 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
6f8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-8 SKIP code
2-9-5 SKIP code
8877.7 Four corner code
1-20-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ba1 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth
Kun:
ことわり
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
86 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 理 【リ】 reason, principle, logic, general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon), (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos
  • 理科 【リカ】 science (inc. mathematics, medicine, etc.), natural science, science department (university), science course, science (as a school subject)
  • 合理 【ゴウリ】 rationality
  • 経理 【ケイリ】 accounting, administration (of money)

Kun reading compounds

  • 理 【ことわり】 reason, logic, sense, natural way of things

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 おさむ、 さと、 さとる、 ただ、 ただし、 とおる、 に、 のり、 ひ、 まこと、 まさ、 まさし、 まろ、 みち、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • lógica
  • razón
  • preparar

Portuguese

  • lógica
  • arranjo
  • razão
  • justiça
  • verdade

French

  • logique
  • principe
  • raison
  • justice
  • vérité
333 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
239 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
220 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
95 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2942 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
104 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
217 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1361 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
143 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
143 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
241 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1321 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1220 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
881 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
271 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21014 Morohashi
970 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3644 New Nelson (John Haig)
265 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
283 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
59 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
212 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
1611.4 Four corner code
1-45-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7406 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
system, law, rule
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 制 【セイ】 system, organization, organisation, imperial command, laws, regulation, control, government, suppression, restraint, holding back, establishment
  • 制圧 【セイアツ】 gaining total control (of people or counties), suppression, oppression, control, mastery, ascendancy, supremacy
  • 天皇制 【テンノウセイ】 the Emperor System
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • comprobar
  • cesar
  • poner fin
  • sistema
  • construir

Portuguese

  • sistema
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • système
  • règle
  • loi
  • régime
  • contrôle
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
722 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
433 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1624 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
425 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1961 Morohashi
1274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 New Nelson (John Haig)
418 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
447 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
161 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
689 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2443 2001 Kanji
2f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-32-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5236 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
degrees, occurrence, time, counter for occurrences, consider, attitude
Kun:
たび-た.い
On:
タク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
110 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 度 【ド】 degree (angle, temperature, scale, etc.), counter for occurrences, strength (of glasses), glasses prescription, alcohol content (percentage), alcohol by volume, extent, degree, limit, presence of mind, composure
  • 度合い 【ドアイ】 degree, extent
  • 重度 【ジュウド】 severe (injury, handicap, etc.), serious
  • 濃度 【ノウド】 concentration, thickness, density, cardinality
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • ご法度 【ゴハット】 contraband, taboo, strictly forbidden
  • 臆度 【オクタク】 guessing, speculation, supposition, hypothesis
  • 老い支度 【オイジタク】 preparation for retirement, preparation for old age

Kun reading compounds

  • 度 【たび】 time (three times, each time, etc.), times
  • 度数 【どすう】 frequency, number of times, incidence, degree (e.g. temperature), strength (e.g. alcohol, lens, etc.)
  • 中度 【なかたび】 midway (through), halfway
  • 千度 【せんど】 thousand times

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
du4, duo2, duo4
Korean:
do, tag

Spanish

  • grado
  • vez
  • veces

Portuguese

  • graus
  • ocorrência
  • tempo
  • sufixo para contagem de para ocorrências

French

  • degré
  • occurrence
  • fois
  • compteur d'occurrences
288 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
377 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
356 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
83 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1511 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
252 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
165 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1009 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
377 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
378 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
333 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
588 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3844 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2670 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1202 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9313 Morohashi
3100 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1616 New Nelson (John Haig)
1194 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1278 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
72 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
340 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
567 2001 Kanji
3q6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
1-37-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ea6 Unicode hex code