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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On reading compounds

  • 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 (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
metropolis, capital, all, everything
Kun:
みやこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
123 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 都 【ト】 metropolitan, municipal
  • 都営 【トエイ】 (under) metropolitan government management
  • 遷都 【セント】 relocation of the capital, transfer of the capital
  • 東都 【トウト】 the Eastern Capital (now Tokyo), Yedo, Edo
  • 都度 【ツド】 each (every) time, whenever
  • 都合 【ツゴウ】 circumstances, condition, convenience, to arrange, to manage, to lend money, to raise money, in all, in total, all told

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital, metropolis, seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 都入り 【みやこいり】 arriving in the capital
  • 森の都 【もりのみやこ】 tree-clad town
  • 住めば都 【すめばみやこ】 you can get used to living anywhere, home is where you make it, wherever I lay my hat is home

Readings

Japanese names:
くに、 ず、 ち、 づめ、 みや
Chinese:
du1, dou1
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • metrópoli
  • capital

Portuguese

  • metropole
  • capital

French

  • métropole
  • capitale
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
376 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
355 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
92 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4769 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
173 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1419 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
188 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
188 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
338 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
761 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1106 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1505 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1863 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39497P Morohashi
1686 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6148 New Nelson (John Haig)
1846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1989 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
384 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2d8.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
4762.7 Four corner code
37-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90fd Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
special
On:
トク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
234 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 特産 【トクサン】 being produced in a particular region, local specialty
  • 特異 【トクイ】 unique, peculiar, singular
  • 在特 【ザイトク】 Special Permission to Stay in Japan, residence status that can be granted to illegal immigrants or overstayers
  • 超特 【チョウトク】 double extra large, 2XL, XXL

Readings

Chinese:
te4
Korean:
teug

Spanish

  • especial

Portuguese

  • Especial

French

  • spécial
685 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
586 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
760 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
153 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2860 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
411 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
215 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
282 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
282 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
398 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1293 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
852 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
252 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20013 Morohashi
945 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3541 New Nelson (John Haig)
246 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
261 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
186 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
554 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2448 2001 Kanji
4g6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
2454.1 Four corner code
38-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7279 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
separate, branch off, diverge, fork, another, extra, specially
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
214 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 別 【ベツ】 distinction, difference, discrimination, separate, different, another, extra, exception, exclusion, classified by, ranked by, according to
  • 別院 【ベツイン】 branch temple
  • 無差別 【ムサベツ】 indiscrimination, without discrimination, indiscriminate
  • 告別 【コクベツ】 farewell, leave-taking

Kun reading compounds

  • 別れる 【わかれる】 to part (usu. of people), to part from, to part with, to be apart from, to separate (of a couple), to break up, to divorce, to lose (e.g. one's mother), to be bereaved
  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell

Readings

Japanese names:
べっ
Chinese:
bie2
Korean:
byeol

Spanish

  • separar
  • aparte
  • distinto
  • dividirse

Portuguese

  • separar
  • ramo desligado
  • divergir
  • garfo
  • outro
  • extra
  • especialmente

French

  • séparer
  • spécialement
  • diverger
  • extra
  • un autre
508 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
607 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
579 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
255 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
674 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
288 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
127 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
435 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
267 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
267 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
397 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
188 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
760 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1032 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
91 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1924 Morohashi
1117 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
467 New Nelson (John Haig)
90 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
94 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
227 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
490 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3743 2001 Kanji
2f5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
6220.0 Four corner code
42-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5225 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
ground, earth
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
40 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 地 【チ】 earth, ground, land, soil, place, territory, bottom (of a package, book, etc.), earth (one of the five elements)
  • 地位 【チイ】 (social) position, status
  • 奥地 【オクチ】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 対地 【タイチ】 ground to ground
  • 地 【ジ】 ground, land, earth, soil, the region in question, the local area, skin, texture, fabric, material, weave, base, background, one's true nature, narrative (i.e. descriptive part of a story), real life, actuality, captured territory (in the game of go), noh chorus, accompaniment music (in Japanese dance), basic phrase (in Japanese music; usu. repetitive), base part (of multiple shamisens)
  • 地合い 【ジアイ】 texture (cloth, fabric, paper), market tone, undertone, balance between the position of white and black stones (in go)
  • 下地 【シタジ】 groundwork, foundation, inclination, aptitude, elementary knowledge (of), grounding (in), undercoat, first coat, soy sauce
  • 築地 【ツイジ】 mud wall with a roof, roofed mud wall

Readings

Japanese names:
どま
Chinese:
di4, de5
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • suelo
  • tierra
  • terreno
  • posición

Portuguese

  • terra
  • chão

French

  • sol
  • terre
111 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
184 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
167 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
40 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
143 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
143 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
241 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
118 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
146 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
367 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
236 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
521 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4890 Morohashi
204 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
976 New Nelson (John Haig)
515 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
554 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
45 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
130 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
3b3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
4411.2 Four corner code
35-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5730 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
range, region, limits, stage, level
On:
イキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
396 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 域 【イキ】 region, limits, stage, level
  • 域外 【イキガイ】 outside the area
  • 空域 【クウイキ】 airspace
  • 聖域 【セイイキ】 sacred precincts, sanctuary, consecrated ground, holy ground, issue that is regarded as being off-limits, matter that is not up for discussion

Readings

Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • rango
  • región
  • límite

Portuguese

  • série
  • região
  • limites
  • estágio
  • nível

French

  • zone
  • champ
  • région
  • limites
  • stade
  • niveau
828 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
809 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
670 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1085 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1017 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
434 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1290A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
970 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1002 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1072 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
376 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
559 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
341 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
421 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
362 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5158 Morohashi
465 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1030 New Nelson (John Haig)
356 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
380 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
919 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1459 2001 Kanji
3b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
4315.0 Four corner code
16-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57df Unicode hex code