Jisho

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21 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
广
witch, demon, evil spirit
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1514 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 魔 【マ】 demon, devil, evil spirit, evil influence, someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act
  • 魔女 【マジョ】 witch
  • 病魔 【ビョウマ】 demon of ill health, disease
  • 尼 【アマ】 nun, bitch, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Amazon (online retailer)

Readings

Chinese:
mo2
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • demonio
  • espíritu maligno

Portuguese

  • bruxa
  • demônio
  • espírito do mal

French

  • sorcière
  • démon
  • esprit malfaisant
1832 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5398 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1919 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2961 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1528 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1629 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1418 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1929 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3953 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2035 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2041 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45906P Morohashi
3187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6843 New Nelson (John Haig)
2022 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2178 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1942 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
557 2001 Kanji
3q18.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-18 SKIP code
3-11-10 SKIP code
0021.3 Four corner code
43-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b54 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma
  • 法案 【ホウアン】 bill (law), measure
  • 航法 【コウホウ】 sailing, navigation
  • 会社更生法 【カイシャコウセイホウ】 Corporate Rehabilitation Law
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 法界 【ホッカイ】 universe, realm of thought, underlying principle of reality, manifestation of true thusness, being jealous of things that have nothing to do with one, being jealous of others who are in love with each other

Kun reading compounds

  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 法面 【のりめん】 slope (e.g. of embankment)
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Variants:
bullet, twang, flip, snap
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
853 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 弾 【ダン】 counter for parts (of a story, etc.)
  • 弾圧 【ダンアツ】 oppression, suppression, pressure
  • 防弾 【ボウダン】 bulletproof, bombproof
  • 砲弾 【ホウダン】 shell, cannonball

Kun reading compounds

  • 弾く 【ひく】 to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument)
  • 弾む 【はずむ】 to spring, to bound, to bounce, to be stimulated, to be encouraged, to get lively, to treat oneself to, to splurge on, to breathe hard, to pant, to be out of breath
  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 弾傷 【たまきず】 bullet wound, gunshot wound
  • 弾く 【はじく】 to flip, to snap, to flick, to repel, to use (an abacus), to calculate, to strum, to pluck the strings (of a guitar, etc.)
  • 弾ける 【はじける】 to burst open, to split open, to pop, to be bursting with (e.g. youth, laughter, flavor), to bounce, to bound
  • 弾ける様に笑う 【はじけるようにわらう】 to burst into laughter
  • 弾正台 【だんじょうだい】 Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (1869-1871 CE), Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (under the ritsuryo system)

Readings

Chinese:
dan4, tan2
Korean:
tan

Spanish

  • bala
  • pelota
  • chasquido
  • golpe seco
  • chasquear
  • tocar (piano
  • guitarra
  • etc.)

Portuguese

  • Bala (arma)
  • fanhoso
  • sacudidela
  • estalo

French

  • boulet
  • rebond
  • chiquenaude
  • vibration
1570 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
933 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1575 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1099 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1272 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1880 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1539 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1641 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
590 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
613 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
697 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1950 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9836P Morohashi
572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1699 New Nelson (John Haig)
1931 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2081 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1529 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3555 2001 Kanji
3h9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1925.6 Four corner code
35-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f3e Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
round, full (month), perfection, -ship, pills, make round, roll up, curl up, seduce, explain away
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
542 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 丸 【ガン】 fishball, meatball, pill
  • 丸剤 【ガンザイ】 pill
  • 一丸 【イチガン】 lump, (into) one
  • 雷丸 【ライガン】 raigan (Omphalia lapidescens), parasitic fungus which grows on bamboo, used in Chinese medicine

Kun reading compounds

  • 丸 【まる】 circle, entirety, whole, full, complete, money, dough, moola, enclosure inside a castle's walls, soft-shelled turtle, suffix for ship names, suffix for names of people (esp. infants), suffix for names of swords, armour, musical instruments, etc., suffix for names of dogs, horses, etc.
  • 丸い 【まるい】 round, circular, spherical, harmonious, calm
  • 本丸 【ほんまる】 inner citadel, core, center, centre, focus, crux
  • 鳳凰丸 【ほうおうまる】 Hōō Maru (Western-style Japanese frigate, launched in 1853)
  • 丸める 【まるめる】 to make round, to roll up, to curl up, to seduce, to cajole, to explain away, to round off (a fraction), to lump together
  • 丸い 【まるい】 round, circular, spherical, harmonious, calm
  • 丸石 【まるいし】 boulder, cobble

Readings

Japanese names:
ま、 わ、 わに
Chinese:
wan2
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • redondo
  • circular
  • círculo
  • redondear

Portuguese

  • arredondar
  • cheio
  • mês
  • perfeição
  • -nave
  • pílulas
  • espiral para cima
  • seduzir

French

  • rond
  • arrondir
  • entier (mois)
  • pilule
  • perfection
  • suffixe des bateaux
  • se pelotonner
  • se rouler en boule
  • séduire
  • justifier
101 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
830 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
567 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
155 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
922 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
288 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
40 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
644 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
654 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
591 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
17 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4225 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2134 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2883 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
44 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
94 Morohashi
3417 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
34 New Nelson (John Haig)
44 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
44 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
82 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1657 2001 Kanji
0a3.28 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
5001.7 Four corner code
20-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e38 Unicode hex code