Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
tall 高 (髙)
Parts:
tall, high, expensive
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
65 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 高 【コウ】 high, high school
  • 高校 【コウコウ】 senior high school, high school
  • 最高 【サイコウ】 best, supreme, wonderful, finest, highest, maximum, most, uppermost, supreme
  • 中高 【チュウコウ】 middle and high school, medium and high (level)

Kun reading compounds

  • 高い 【たかい】 high, tall, expensive, high-priced, high (level), above average (in degree, quality, etc.), loud, high-pitched, shrill
  • 高いびき 【たかいびき】 loud snoring
  • 高 【たか】 quantity, amount, volume, number, amount of money
  • 高い 【たかい】 high, tall, expensive, high-priced, high (level), above average (in degree, quality, etc.), loud, high-pitched, shrill
  • 威高 【いたか】 arrogant
  • 背高 【せいたか】 tallness, tall person
  • 高まる 【たかまる】 to rise, to swell, to be promoted
  • 高める 【たかめる】 to raise, to lift, to boost, to enhance

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 こ、 じょい、 た、 はか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gao1
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • alto
  • caro
  • sobresaliente
  • elevar
  • levantar

Portuguese

  • Caro
  • alto

French

  • haut
  • élevé
  • grand
  • cher
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
132 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
119 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
49 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5248 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
160 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
102 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1163 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
190 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
190 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
83 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1924 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2601 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
313 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45313 Morohashi
2097 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6796 New Nelson (John Haig)
307 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
329 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
135 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
193 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
449 2001 Kanji
2j8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-25-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ad8 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
thousand
Kun:
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
195 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 千 【セン】 1,000, thousand
  • 千里 【センリ】 1000 ri, (a) long distance
  • 一騎当千 【イッキトウセン】 being a match for a thousand, being a mighty warrior (combatant, player)
  • 一人当千 【イチニントウセン】 being a match for a thousand

Kun reading compounds

  • 千 【せん】 1,000, thousand
  • 千尋 【せんじん】 great depth, bottomless, great height
  • 百千 【ひゃくせん】 a large number, all sorts, hundreds and thousands
  • 8000 【はっせん】 8000, eight thousand, many

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • mil
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • Mil

French

  • mille
101 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
12 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
47 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
79 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
156 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
83 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
26 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
44 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
15 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
12 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
240 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2132 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2881 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
40 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2697 Morohashi
3411 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
599 New Nelson (John Haig)
40 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
40 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
335 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
11 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2255 2001 Kanji
2k1.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-3 SKIP code
2040.0 Four corner code
1-32-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5343 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
ear, ear (grain), head, crest (wave)
Kun:
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1656 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 穂状 【スイジョウ】 shaped like an ear of grain
  • 穂状花序 【スイジョウカジョ】 spike (inflorescence)
  • 花穂 【カスイ】 spike
  • 出穂 【シュッスイ】 appearance of ears of grain

Kun reading compounds

  • 穂 【ほ】 ear (of a cereal plant), head, spike, point (of a brush, spear, etc.), tip, (pointed) head, crest (of a wave), scion (in grafting)
  • 穂木 【ほぎ】 twig used in grafting, budwood
  • 花穂 【かすい】 spike
  • 瑞穂 【みずほ】 fresh, young ears of rice

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 こう、 のり、 ほい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sui4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • espiga
  • cresta (ola)

Portuguese

  • espiga (grão)
  • penacho (planta)
  • crista (onda)

French

  • épi
  • pointe
  • crête (vague)
1460 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1485 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3300 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1637 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1592 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2308 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1221 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1284 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1856 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1446 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1575 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1139 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
918 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25236P Morohashi
1232 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4168 New Nelson (John Haig)
909 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
975 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1786 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2258 2001 Kanji
5d10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-10 SKIP code
2593.6 Four corner code
1-42-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a42 Unicode hex code

14 strokes (also 12)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 逍遥 【ショウヨウ】 ramble, saunter, walk, wander, stroll

Kun reading compounds

  • 遥か 【はるか】 far away, far off, far, distant, in the distance, long ago, long before
  • 遥かに 【はるかに】 by far, far and away, much, far, far away, far off, in the distance, long ago, long before

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yao2
Korean:
yo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4729 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2421 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
4045 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39035 Morohashi
3261 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6097 New Nelson (John Haig)
2q10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-10 SKIP code
3730.7 Four corner code
1-84-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9059 Unicode hex code