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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On reading compounds

  • 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

9 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
sand
Kun:
すな
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1146 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 砂漠 【サバク】 desert
  • 砂糖 【サトウ】 sugar
  • 土砂 【ドシャ】 sediment, earth and sand
  • 流砂 【リュウシャ】 quicksand
  • 砂岩 【サガン】 sandstone
  • 砂丘 【サキュウ】 sand dune, sand hill
  • 土砂 【ドシャ】 sediment, earth and sand
  • 流砂 【リュウシャ】 quicksand

Kun reading compounds

  • 砂 【すな】 sand, grit, gold dust, silver dust
  • 砂浜 【すなはま】 sandy beach
  • 鳴き砂 【なきすな】 singing sand (which produces sound when stepped on), whistling sand, squeaking sand, barking sand
  • 猫砂 【ねこすな】 cat litter, kitty litter

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 ご
Chinese:
sha1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • arena
  • gravilla

Portuguese

  • Areia

French

  • sable
879 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
869 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1031 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3181 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1127 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
764 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
876 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1151 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1152 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1399 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1457 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
118 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24046 Morohashi
1133 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3992 New Nelson (John Haig)
117 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
122 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
882 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3360 2001 Kanji
5a4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1962.0 Four corner code
26-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7802 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
military officer, jailer, old man, rank
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2007 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 尉官 【イカン】 officer below the rank of major, company officer
  • 中尉 【チュウイ】 first lieutenant, lieutenant junior grade
  • 少尉 【ショウイ】 second lieutenant, sublieutenant, ensign
  • 尉 【ジョウ】 inspector (third highest of the four administrative ranks of the ritsuryo system), (noh) old man, white ash (of charcoal)
  • 尉鶲 【ジョウビタキ】 Daurian redstart (Phoenicurus auroreus)
  • 黒色尉 【コクシキジョウ】 Old Black Joe (a noh mask)

Readings

Chinese:
wei4, yu4
Korean:
wi, ul

Spanish

  • oficial militar
  • carcelero
  • rango
  • viejo

Portuguese

  • oficial militar
  • carcereiro
  • velho
  • posição

French

  • officier
  • geôlier
  • vieil homme
  • rang
1004 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1765 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
231 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1232 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1223 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1410 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1617 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1725 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1882 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
507 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2119 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1105 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1504 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1104 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7440 Morohashi
1685 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1383 New Nelson (John Haig)
1095 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1176 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1423 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3748 2001 Kanji
4e6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
7420.0 Four corner code
16-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c09 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:

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Kun reading compounds

  • 姥 【うば】 elderly woman, noh mask of an old woman
  • 姥魚 【うばうお】 Aspasma minima (species of clingfish)
  • 山姥 【やまうば】 mountain witch
  • 高砂の尉と姥 【たかさごのじょうとうば】 (Japanese) Darby and Joan

Readings

Chinese:
mu3, lao3
Korean:
mo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1090 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
420 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
6216 Morohashi
1212 New Nelson (John Haig)
2204 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2316 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3e6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4441.1 Four corner code
17-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59e5 Unicode hex code