Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
charging ahead of others
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 魁偉 【カイイ】 brawny, muscular, impressive, gigantic
  • 魁星 【カイセイ】 first star of the Big Dipper, top applicant in the civil service examination (Imperial China)
  • 首魁 【シュカイ】 forerunner, ringleader
  • 巨魁 【キョカイ】 ringleader, chief

Kun reading compounds

  • 先駆け 【さきがけ】 pioneer, leader, taking the initiative, forerunner, harbinger, herald, leading an attack, charging ahead of others (towards the enemy)

Readings

Chinese:
kui2
Korean:
goe

Spanish

  • carga

Portuguese

French

5277 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2423 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2083 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4125 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2095 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2838 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
45785 Morohashi
6834 New Nelson (John Haig)
2924 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2932 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5f9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-10-4 SKIP code
2421.0 Four corner code
19-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b41 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
radiance, shine, sparkle, gleam, twinkle
Kun:
かがや.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 輝度 【キド】 brightness, clearness, luminance
  • 輝安鉱 【キアンコウ】 stibnite (mineral), antimonite
  • 光輝 【コウキ】 brightness, splendour, splendor
  • 輝輝 【キキ】 brilliance

Kun reading compounds

  • 輝く 【かがやく】 to shine, to glitter, to sparkle
  • 輝く女性 【かがやくじょせい】 women who excel, women in prominent positions

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 さき、 てる、 ひ、 ひかる
Chinese:
hui1
Korean:
hwi

Spanish

  • resplandor
  • destello
  • centelleo
  • resplandecer
  • destellar
  • centellear

Portuguese

  • brilho
  • luzir
  • centelha
  • faiscar
  • piscar

French

  • étincelant
  • étincelle
  • briller
  • scintiller
1132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1205 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1371 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1264 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1800 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1653 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1767 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
777 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1779 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1775 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
308 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38372 Morohashi
1402 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5972 New Nelson (John Haig)
302 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
324 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1807 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1055 2001 Kanji
7c8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
9725.6 Four corner code
21-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f1d Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
send forth fragrance, fragrant, be scented, smoke (tobacco)
Kun:
かお.る
On:
クン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1849 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 薫 【クン】 pleasant smell, aroma, fragrance, scent, pleasant-smelling vegetation
  • 燻蒸 【クンジョウ】 fumigation, smoking (out)
  • 余薫 【ヨクン】 lingering odor, lingering odour

Kun reading compounds

  • 香る 【かおる】 to smell sweet, to be fragrant

Readings

Japanese names:
かおり、 かおる、 かほ、 かほる、 くに、 しげ、 にほ、 のぶ、 よし
Chinese:
xun1
Korean:
hun

Spanish

  • fragancia
  • olfatear

Portuguese

  • fragrante
  • perfumado
  • fumaça (cigs)

French

  • parfumer
  • parfumé
  • odorant
  • fumée
1192 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1735 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4073 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1360 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1708 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2567 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1774 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1906 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1710 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
668 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3005 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1535 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1697 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32173 Morohashi
2371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5223 New Nelson (John Haig)
1681 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1812 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1847 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1940 2001 Kanji
3k13.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4433.1 Four corner code
23-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85ab Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
excel, excellence, beauty, surpass
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
848 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 秀 【シュウ】 preeminence, superlativeness
  • 秀作 【シュウサク】 excellent (piece of) work
  • 閨秀 【ケイシュウ】 accomplished lady
  • 清秀 【セイシュウ】 having refined and distinguished features, having a bright face

Kun reading compounds

  • 秀でる 【ひいでる】 to excel, to surpass

Readings

Japanese names:
しゅ、 しょう、 ひで、 ひでし、 ほ
Chinese:
xiu4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • sobresaliente
  • excelente
  • sobresalir
  • sobrepasar

Portuguese

  • superar
  • excelência
  • beleza
  • superação

French

  • excellence
  • exceller
  • beauté
  • dépasser
1355 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
859 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3263 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
973 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1582 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
726 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1683 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1798 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1171 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1429 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3152 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1616 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2202 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
923 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24911 Morohashi
2545 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4123 New Nelson (John Haig)
914 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
980 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1142 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2245 2001 Kanji
5d2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-1-7 SKIP code
2-1-6 SKIP code
2-5-3 SKIP code
2022.7 Four corner code
29-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79c0 Unicode hex code