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

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  • 高 【コウ】 high school, high-
  • 高圧 【コウアツ】 high voltage, high pressure
  • 中高 【チュウコウ】 middle and high school, medium and high (level)
  • 激昂 【ゲッコウ】 excitement, exasperation, indignation, rage, fury

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
  • 高い高い 【たかいたかい】 lifting (a child) high up in the air
  • 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
Chinese:
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
25-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ad8 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
exam, school, printing, proof, correction
On:
コウキョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
294 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 校 【コウ】 school, proof (of a book, document, etc.), counter for proofs
  • 校歌 【コウカ】 school song
  • 一校 【イッコウ】 whole school, the first proof, one proofreading
  • 同校 【ドウコウ】 same school
  • 校合 【キョウゴウ】 collation, examining and comparing
  • 校書 【キョウショ】 collation, examining and comparing

Readings

Japanese names:
めん
Chinese:
xiao4, jiao4
Korean:
gyo, hyo

Spanish

  • escuela
  • colegio
  • centro docente

Portuguese

  • exame
  • escola
  • impressão
  • prova
  • correção

French

  • école
  • examen
  • impression
  • épreuve
  • correction
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
46 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
21 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
176 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2260 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
91 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
64 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1096 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
115 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
115 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
51 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1091 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1166 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
630 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
840 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1286 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14713 Morohashi
929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2669 New Nelson (John Haig)
1278 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
233 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
79 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1866 2001 Kanji
4a6.24 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4094.8 Four corner code
25-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6821 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
gun, arms
Kun:
つつ
On:
ジュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1013 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 銃 【ジュウ】 gun, rifle, small arms
  • 銃器 【ジュウキ】 small arms
  • 短銃 【タンジュウ】 pistol, revolver
  • 小銃 【ショウジュウ】 rifle, small arms

Kun reading compounds

  • 捧げ銃 【ささげつつ】 presenting arms

Readings

Chinese:
chong4
Korean:
chong

Spanish

  • arma
  • pistola
  • rifle

Portuguese

  • Armas
  • arma de fogo

French

  • fusil
  • armes
1365 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1163 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4854 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1185 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1847 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
829 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
848 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1599 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1818 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2157 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1134 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1535 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40359 Morohashi
1723 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6267 New Nelson (John Haig)
762 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
824 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1736 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2857 2001 Kanji
8a6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8011.3 Four corner code
29-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9283 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
Variants:
riot, war, disorder, disturb
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
755 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 乱 【ラン】 revolt, rebellion, war
  • 乱獲 【ランカク】 excessive fishing, overfishing, overhunting, excessive taking
  • 動乱 【ドウラン】 disturbance, agitation, commotion, upheaval, riot
  • 騒乱 【ソウラン】 disturbance, riot, mayhem
  • 胡乱 【ウロン】 suspicious looking, fishy

Kun reading compounds

  • 乱れる 【みだれる】 to be disordered, to be disarranged, to be disarrayed, to be disheveled, to be dishevelled, to be discomposed, to be upset, to get confused, to be disturbed, to lapse into chaos (due to war, etc.)
  • 乱す 【みだす】 to throw into disorder, to disarrange, to disturb (order, peace, etc.), to corrupt (public morals), to dishevel (hair)
  • 乱れる 【みだれる】 to be disordered, to be disarranged, to be disarrayed, to be disheveled, to be dishevelled, to be discomposed, to be upset, to get confused, to be disturbed, to lapse into chaos (due to war, etc.)
  • 乱れ 【みだれ】 disorder, disturbance, unrest

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
luan4
Korean:
ran

Spanish

  • disturbio
  • desorden
  • confusión
  • absurdamente
  • irrazonablemente
  • guerra
  • confundirse
  • estar desordenado
  • ser molestado
  • confundir
  • desordenar
  • molestar

Portuguese

  • distúrbio
  • guerra
  • desordenar
  • perturbar

French

  • tumulte
  • émeute
  • troubles
  • désordre
  • guerre
  • confusion
999 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
989 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
734 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3856 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
912 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
290 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
437 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
689 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
702 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
932 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
28 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1611 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1161 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
72 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
187 Morohashi
1260 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
60 New Nelson (John Haig)
72 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
76 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
856 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2256 2001 Kanji
3d4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-1 SKIP code
2261.0 Four corner code
45-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e71 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
shoot, shine into, onto, archery
Kun:
い.るさ.すう.つ
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
937 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 射 【シャ】 archery, mapping, map, morphism, arrow
  • 射撃 【シャゲキ】 firing, shooting, fire, gunshot, marksmanship
  • 照射 【ショウシャ】 irradiation, radiation, beaming, exposure (to light), illumination
  • 投射 【トウシャ】 projection

Kun reading compounds

  • 射る 【いる】 to shoot (arrow, bolt, dart)
  • 射す 【さす】 to shine
  • 撃つ 【うつ】 to shoot (at), to attack, to defeat, to destroy, to avenge

Readings

Chinese:
she4, shi2, ye4
Korean:
sa, seog

Spanish

  • disparar
  • tirar
  • radiar
  • liberar

Portuguese

  • dispare
  • brilha dentro
  • sobre
  • arte do arco e flexa

French

  • lancer une flèche
  • tir à l'arc
  • sur
  • briller
893 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
882 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1000 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4603 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
989 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1144 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
900 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
922 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1015 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
505 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1850 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1327 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1257 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7434 Morohashi
1458 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 New Nelson (John Haig)
1249 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1338 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
902 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
848 2001 Kanji
0a10.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
2440.0 Four corner code
2420.0 Four corner code
28-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c04 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, aka, nickname, alternative name, also known as
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
affair, case, matter, item
Kun:
くだん
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
212 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 件 【ケン】 matter, case, item, affair, subject
  • 件数 【ケンスウ】 number of events (e.g. accidents, crimes, meetings, housing starts, hits on a web page)
  • 刑事事件 【ケイジジケン】 criminal case
  • 要件 【ヨウケン】 important matter, requirement, requisite, necessary condition, sine qua non

Kun reading compounds

  • 件 【くだん】 the aforementioned, the said, (man, incident, etc.) in question, the above-mentioned, the aforesaid, the usual
  • 件の一件 【くだんのいっけん】 the matter in question, the aforesaid matter

Readings

Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
geon

Spanish

  • asunto
  • caso

Portuguese

  • romance
  • caso
  • matéria
  • item

French

  • affaire
  • cas
  • matière
  • article
598 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
687 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
660 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
290 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
368 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
485 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
306 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
732 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
745 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
66 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
54 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
968 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
410 Morohashi
51 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
130 New Nelson (John Haig)
959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1032 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
171 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
657 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2520.0 Four corner code
23-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ef6 Unicode hex code