Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
head
Parts:
neck, counter for songs and poems
Kun:
くび
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
98 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 首 【シュ】 counter for songs and poems
  • 首級 【シュキュウ】 decapitated head of an enemy
  • 元首 【ゲンシュ】 sovereign, ruler, head of state
  • 百人一首 【ヒャクニンイッシュ】 100 poems by 100 famous poets, (playing) cards of one hundred famous poems

Kun reading compounds

  • 首 【くび】 neck, head, dismissal, discharge, firing (from a job)
  • 首飾り 【くびかざり】 necklace, choker
  • 縛り首 【しばりくび】 (death by) hanging
  • 猪首 【いくび】 bull neck

Readings

Japanese names:
おびと、 こべ、 す
Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • cuello
  • principio

Portuguese

  • pescoço

French

  • cou
  • compteur de chansons ou poèmes
239 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
155 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
139 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
208 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
138 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
281 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
920 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
148 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
393 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1910 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2818 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1452 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
70 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44489 Morohashi
2265 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6719 New Nelson (John Haig)
70 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
74 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2o7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
28-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9996 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
Variants:
brain, memory
Kun:
のうずる
On:
ノウドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
459 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 脳 【ノウ】 brain, brains, mind
  • 脳死 【ノウシ】 brain death
  • 大脳 【ダイノウ】 cerebrum
  • 洗脳 【センノウ】 brainwashing

Readings

Chinese:
nao3
Korean:
noe

Spanish

  • cerebro
  • sesos
  • intelecto

Portuguese

  • cérebro
  • memória

French

  • cerveau
  • mémoire
964 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
954 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
621 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3774 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
927 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
849 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1278 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1352 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1109 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1036 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1227 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
665 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1953 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29567P Morohashi
975 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4821 New Nelson (John Haig)
1934 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2084 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
930 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3975 2001 Kanji
4b7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
7927.2 Four corner code
7227.2 Four corner code
39-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8133 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
4 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 会 【カイ】 meeting, assembly, party, association, club
  • 会員 【カイイン】 member, the membership
  • 例会 【レイカイ】 regular meeting
  • 際会 【サイカイ】 meeting, facing, confronting
  • 会 【エ】 gathering (esp. Buddhist, festive, etc.)
  • 会釈 【エシャク】 slight bow (as a greeting or sign of gratitude), nod, salutation, consideration, thoughtfulness
  • 法会 【ホウエ】 Buddhist service (e.g. memorial service)
  • 御斎会 【ゴサイエ】 imperial event at which high monks recited the Golden Light Sutra to pray for national security and good harvests (held annually at the palace from the 8th to the 14th of the first lunar month, between the Nara and Muromachi periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 会う 【あう】 to meet, to encounter, to see, to have an accident, to have a bad experience
  • 逢うは別れの始め 【あうはわかれのはじめ】 we meet only to part, meeting is the first step to parting
  • 会わせる 【あわせる】 to make (someone) to meet, to let (someone) meet, to expose to, to subject to

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 い
Chinese:
hui4, kuai4
Korean:
hoe, goe, gwal

Spanish

  • asociación
  • reunión
  • encontrarse con
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • encontro
  • reunião
  • festa
  • associação
  • entrevista
  • une

French

  • réunion
  • rencontre
  • meeting
  • parti
  • association
  • entrevue
  • rejoindre
54 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
93 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
87 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
12 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
14 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
158 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
47 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
460 Morohashi
2020 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
143 New Nelson (John Haig)
752 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
814 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
16 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
119 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2871 2001 Kanji
2a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
8073.1 Four corner code
18-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1a Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
discuss, talk
On:
ダン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
272 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 談 【ダン】 talk, story, conversation
  • 談合 【ダンゴウ】 consultation, discussion, conference, collusion, bid-rigging
  • 示談 【ジダン】 settlement out of court
  • 講談 【コウダン】 style of traditional Japanese storytelling featuring highly dramatic delivery

Readings

Chinese:
tan2
Korean:
dam

Spanish

  • conversar
  • hablar

Portuguese

  • discutir
  • conversar

French

  • discuter
  • parler
467 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
363 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
543 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
303 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4388 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
378 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
907 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2325 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
593 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
603 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
390 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1698 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1975 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1053 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1419 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
356 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35633 Morohashi
1569 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5643 New Nelson (John Haig)
350 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
374 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
394 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
433 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3062 2001 Kanji
7a8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0968.9 Four corner code
35-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ac7 Unicode hex code