Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
fragrance
Parts:
incense, smell, perfume
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
859 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 香 【コウ】 incense
  • 香水 【コウスイ】 perfume, scent
  • 線香 【センコウ】 incense stick
  • 焼香 【ショウコウ】 burning (offer) incense
  • 香 【キョウ】 lance
  • 香車 【キョウシャ】 lance
  • 異香 【イキョウ】 great fragrance
  • 茴香 【ウイキョウ】 fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Kun reading compounds

  • 香 【か】 smell (esp. a good smell), fragrance, scent, aroma, perfume
  • 香り 【かおり】 aroma, fragrance, scent, smell
  • 腸香 【わたか】 wataka (Ischikauia steenackeri) (freshwater fish of the carp family)
  • 木の香 【きのか】 smell of new wood
  • 香り 【かおり】 aroma, fragrance, scent, smell
  • 香りがする 【かおりがする】 to smell, to smell of, to have a smell
  • 香る 【かおる】 to smell sweet, to be fragrant

Readings

Japanese names:
こ、 こお、 ひゃん、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang1
Korean:
hyang

Spanish

  • incienso
  • perfume
  • fragancia
  • aroma
  • dar olor

Portuguese

  • incenso
  • cheiro
  • perfume

French

  • senteur
  • encens
  • parfum
1255 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
832 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1059 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1014 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
961 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1682 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1797 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1705 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1911 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3177 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1637 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
920 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44518 Morohashi
2568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6722 New Nelson (John Haig)
911 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
977 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1301 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2278 2001 Kanji
5d4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2-1-8 SKIP code
2060.9 Four corner code
1-25-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9999 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
code, ceremony, law, rule
Kun:
ふみのり
On:
テンデン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1055 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 典 【テン】 ceremony, celebration, law code
  • 典型 【テンケイ】 type, pattern, model, epitome, exemplar, archetype, perfect example
  • 国語辞典 【コクゴジテン】 Japanese-language dictionary, dictionary of a national language
  • 拉丁 【ラテン】 Latin (language), Latin-American, Latin, Latino, Latin, Roman, relating to the literature, culture, etc. of ancient Rome
  • 香典 【コウデン】 gift brought to a funeral (usu. money), funeral offering, condolence gift, incense money
  • 外典 【ガイテン】 Apocrypha (i.e. as opposed to the Biblical canon), non-Buddhist writings (esp. Confucian writings)

Kun reading compounds

  • 典 【のり】 rule, law

Readings

Japanese names:
すけ、 つね、 の
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dian3
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • escrito
  • ceremonia
  • ley
  • regla

Portuguese

  • código
  • cerimônia
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • code
  • cérémonie
  • loi
  • règle
680 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
579 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
552 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
956 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
588 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
640 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1077 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
733 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
368 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
630 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
157 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3253 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1680 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2283 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1844 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1474 Morohashi
2627 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
375 New Nelson (John Haig)
1827 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1969 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
512 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
2o6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-2 SKIP code
5580.1 Four corner code
1-37-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5178 Unicode hex code

7 strokes (also 6)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
return, answer, fade, repay
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
685 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 返 【ヘン】 reply, answer
  • 遍 【ヘン】 number of times
  • 代返 【ダイヘン】 answer a roll call for another
  • 往返 【オウヘン】 round trip

Kun reading compounds

  • 返す 【かえす】 to return (something), to restore, to put back, to turn over, to turn upside down, to overturn, to pay back, to retaliate, to reciprocate, to respond (with), to retort, to reply, to say back, to do ... back (e.g. speak back, throw back), to do again, to do repeatedly
  • 返す刀 【かえすかたな】 attacking one opponent then immediately attacking another
  • 返る 【かえる】 to return, to come back, to go back, to turn over, to become extremely, to become completely

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fan3
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • regresar
  • devolver

Portuguese

  • retornar
  • responder
  • desvanecer
  • pagar

French

  • rendre
  • répondre
  • s'estomper
  • rembourser
316 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
412 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
389 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
586 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4670 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
307 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
950 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
442 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
448 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
184 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
681 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3797 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2633 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
733 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38758P Morohashi
3060 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6020 New Nelson (John Haig)
725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
782 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
477 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
289 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
2q4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3130.4 Four corner code
1-42-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fd4 Unicode hex code