Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
boisterous, make noise, clamor, disturb, excite
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1069 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 騒然 【ソウゼン】 noisy, confused, uproarious
  • 騒音 【ソウオン】 noise, din
  • 狂躁 【キョウソウ】 mania, wild excitement
  • 鼓譟 【コソウ】 motivating the troops on the battlefield with war drums and war cries, making an uproar

Kun reading compounds

  • 騒ぐ 【さわぐ】 to make noise, to make racket, to be noisy, to rustle, to swoosh, to make merry, to clamor, to clamour, to make a fuss, to kick up a fuss, to lose one's cool, to panic, to act flustered, to feel tense, to be uneasy, to be excited
  • 騒がしい 【さわがしい】 noisy, boisterous, turbulent (era, etc.), troubled

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sao1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • bullicio
  • tumulto
  • clamor
  • hacer ruido
  • hacer bulla
  • agitarse

Portuguese

  • vociferante
  • barulhento
  • clamor
  • perturbar
  • excitar

French

  • tapage
  • faire du bruit
  • clameur
  • émeute
  • exciter
  • déranger
1530 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
987 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5221 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1093 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1912 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
875 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
895 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
794 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1921 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2308 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1194 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1630 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2004 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44834P Morohashi
1835 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6760 New Nelson (John Haig)
1985 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2139 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1913 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3471 2001 Kanji
10a8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
7733.6 Four corner code
1-33-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9a12 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sound
Parts:
sound, noise
Kun:
おと
On:
オンイン-ノン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
491 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 音 【オト】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音楽 【オンガク】 music
  • 爆音 【バクオン】 (sound of an) explosion or detonation, roar (of a machine)
  • 防音 【ボウオン】 soundproofing
  • 音信 【オンシン】 correspondence, news, letter, tidings
  • 鸚哥 【インコ】 true parrot (esp. small parrots such as the parakeet, lory and conure)
  • 玉音 【ギョクオン】 the Emperor's voice, beautiful voice, beautiful sound
  • 唐音 【トウオン】 tō-on, Tang reading, on reading of a kanji based on Song dynasty and later Chinese

Kun reading compounds

  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音孔 【おとあな】 tone hole
  • 鈍い音 【にぶいおと】 dull sound, muffled sound
  • 風音 【かざおと】 sound of the wind
  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音色 【ねいろ】 tone color, tone colour, tone quality, timbre
  • 弱音 【よわね】 feeble complaint, whine
  • 高音 【こうおん】 high-pitched tone, soprano

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin1
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • sonido
  • ruido

Portuguese

  • som
  • barulho

French

  • son
  • bruit
50 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
6 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
402 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
206 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
274 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
962 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
347 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
347 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
620 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1879 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2570 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1312 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
490 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43265 Morohashi
2070 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6607 New Nelson (John Haig)
479 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
518 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
78 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
478 2001 Kanji
5b4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-18-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
97f3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
difficult, impossible, trouble, accident, defect
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
330 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 難 【ナン】 difficulty, trouble, hardship, accident, disaster, danger, fault, defect, criticism
  • 難解 【ナンカイ】 difficult to understand, unintelligible, abstruse
  • 至難 【シナン】 most difficult, next to impossible
  • 海難 【カイナン】 accident at sea, sea disaster, shipwreck

Kun reading compounds

  • 難い 【かたい】 difficult, hard
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), impossible, unfeasible, fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 難しい顔をする 【むずかしいかおをする】 to look displeased, to frown, to scowl, to look grave, to look serious
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), impossible, unfeasible, fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 なに
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nan2, nan4
Korean:
nan, na

Spanish

  • desastre
  • dificultad
  • sufrimiento
  • ataque al punto débil
  • difícil
  • imposible

Portuguese

  • impossível
  • difícil
  • dificuldade
  • acidente
  • defeito

French

  • difficile
  • impossible
  • problème
  • accident
  • défaut
853 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
960 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
949 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
442 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5038 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
800 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
995 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2760 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
557 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
566 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
526 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1856 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2310 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1594 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42128P Morohashi
1838 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6515 New Nelson (John Haig)
1580 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1703 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
351 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1003 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1975 2001 Kanji
8c10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
4051.4 Four corner code
1-38-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e3 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
ear
Parts:
Variants:
listen, headstrong, naughty, careful inquiry
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
781 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 聴講 【チョウコウ】 lecture attendance, auditing
  • 聴覚 【チョウカク】 the sense of hearing
  • 難聴 【ナンチョウ】 hardness of hearing, bradyacusia, deafness, hearing loss
  • 愛聴 【アイチョウ】 loving listening to something, loving to listen to something

Kun reading compounds

  • 聞く 【きく】 to hear, to listen (e.g. to music), to ask, to enquire, to query, to hear about, to hear of, to learn of, to follow (advice, order, etc.), to obey, to listen to, to comply with, to hear (e.g. a plea), to grant (a request), to accept (e.g. an argument), to give consideration to, to smell (esp. incense), to sample (a fragrance), to taste (alcohol), to try
  • 許す 【ゆるす】 to permit, to allow, to approve, to consent to, to forgive, to pardon, to excuse, to tolerate, to exempt (someone) from, to remit, to release, to let off, to acknowledge, to admit, to trust, to confide in, to let one's guard down, to give up (points in a game, distance in a race, etc.), to yield

Readings

Japanese names:
きく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ting1
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • escuchar

Portuguese

  • escutar
  • teimoso
  • investigação cuidadosa
  • desobediente

French

  • écouter
  • têtu
  • vilain
  • sans même demander
1598 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1051 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3716 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1055 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1664 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2634 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1039 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1080 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
645 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1585 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1796 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
835 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29173 Morohashi
1418 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4740 New Nelson (John Haig)
827 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1881 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3258 2001 Kanji
6e11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-11 SKIP code
1413.6 Four corner code
1-36-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8074 Unicode hex code