Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
Variants:
drink, smoke, take
Kun:
の.む-の.み
On:
インオン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
969 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 飲 【イン】 drinking (sometimes esp. alcohol), drink, drinking party
  • 飲酒 【インシュ】 drinking alcohol
  • 暴飲 【ボウイン】 heavy drinking
  • 愛飲 【アイイン】 drinking habitually, being fond of (a drink)
  • 飲食 【インショク】 food and drink, eating and drinking
  • 飲酒 【オンジュ】 consumption of alcohol (as prohibited by one of the Buddhist precepts), Buddhist precept prohibiting the consumption of alcohol

Kun reading compounds

  • 飲む 【のむ】 to drink, to gulp, to swallow, to take (medicine), to smoke (tobacco), to engulf, to overwhelm, to keep down, to suppress, to accept (e.g. demand, condition), to make light of, to conceal
  • 飲む打つ買う 【のむうつかう】 drinking, gambling, and buying women in prostitution

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin3, yin4
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • beber

Portuguese

  • beber
  • fumar
  • tomar

French

  • boire
  • fumer
  • prendre
351 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
250 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
230 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
935 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5159 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
489 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
100 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
323 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
132 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1903 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2127 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1510 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1486 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44063P Morohashi
1692 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6680 New Nelson (John Haig)
1474 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1584 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
388 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2862 2001 Kanji
8b4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
8778.2 Four corner code
1-16-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98f2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:

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On reading compounds

  • 明 【メイ】 brightness, discernment, insight, an eye (for), eyesight, vision, nth year in the Meiji era (1868.9.8-1912.7.30)
  • 明暗 【メイアン】 light and darkness, light and shade
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 英明 【エイメイ】 intelligent, wise, bright, brilliant, clear-sighted
  • 明 【ミョウ】 vidya (wisdom), mantra, the coming (July 4, etc.)
  • 明日 【アシタ】 tomorrow, near future
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 内明 【ナイミョウ】 adhyatmavidya (inner studies, ancient Indian philosophy)
  • 明 【ミン】 Ming dynasty (China, 1368-1644)
  • 明楽 【ミンガク】 Ming-era Chinese music (popularized in Japan during the early 17th century)

Kun reading compounds

  • 明かり 【あかり】 light, illumination, glow, gleam, lamp, light
  • 明り先 【あかりさき】 source of light
  • 明るい 【あかるい】 light, well-lit, well-lighted, bright (of a colour), brightly-coloured, brightly-colored, cheerful, bright, spirited, sunny (e.g. disposition), encouraging (for the future of a project, etc.), promising, of fair prospects, familiar (with), knowledgeable (about), well versed (in), fair (e.g. politics), clean, impartial
  • 明るむ 【あかるむ】 to brighten, to grow light
  • 明らむ 【あからむ】 to become luminous at dawn (esp. the sky)
  • 明らか 【あきらか】 clear, obvious, evident, plain, definite, bright, light
  • 明らかにする 【あきらかにする】 to make clear, to clarify, to disclose, to make public
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • あくる日 【あくるひ】 next day, following day
  • 明かす 【あかす】 to pass (the night), to spend, to reveal, to divulge, to disclose, to expose, to prove, to verify

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 あけ、 あす、 きら、 け、 さや、 さやか、 とし、 はる、 み、 め
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • luz
  • brillo
  • claridad
  • listo
  • inteligente
  • claro
  • luminoso
  • iluminar
  • aclarar

Portuguese

  • brilhante
  • luz

French

  • clair
  • lumière
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
228 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
208 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
84 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
58 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
186 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
623 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
18 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
106 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
984 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1060 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
20 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13805 Morohashi
855 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2435 New Nelson (John Haig)
20 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
20 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
152 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
167 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3846 2001 Kanji
4c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
6702.0 Four corner code
1-44-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
660e Unicode hex code