Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
table
Parts:
male mythical bird
On:
ホウフウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2163 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鳳 【ホウ】 feng (male Chinese firebird)
  • ほうれん草 【ホウレンソウ】 spinach
  • 白鳳 【ハクホウ】 white Chinese phoenix, white Chinese firebird

Readings

Japanese names:
おおとり、 ふげ
Chinese:
feng4
Korean:
bong

Spanish

  • pájaro mítico

Portuguese

French

662 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2233 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2274 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3749 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1914 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2601 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
46671 Morohashi
6937 New Nelson (John Haig)
2142 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2268 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2s12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-12 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
43-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9cf3 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
table
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 凰 【オウ】 huang (female Chinese firebird)
  • 鳳凰 【ホウオウ】 Chinese firebird, Chinese phoenix

Kun reading compounds

  • 大鳥 【おおとり】 large bird, peng (in Chinese mythology, giant bird said to transform from a fish), fenghuang (Chinese phoenix)

Readings

Chinese:
huang2
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

Portuguese

French

660 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3738 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2595 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1784 Morohashi
439 New Nelson (John Haig)
2s9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-9 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
49-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51f0 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mountain
Kun:
やま
On:
サンセン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 山 【サン】 Mt., Mount, Mt., Mount
  • 山陰 【ヤマカゲ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 治山 【チサン】 forest conservation, afforestation
  • 開山 【カイサン】 founding a temple (on a hill-top)
  • 山道 【ヤマミチ】 mountain road, mountain trail
  • 大山 【タイザン】 great mountain
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mt Sumeru (in Buddhism - said to be the highest mountain rising in the center of the world) (centre)

Kun reading compounds

  • 山 【やま】 mountain, hill, mine (e.g. coal mine), heap, pile, crown (of a hat), thread (of a screw), tread (of a tire), protruding part of an object, climax, peak, critical point, guess, speculation, criminal case, crime, mountain climbing, mountaineering, festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd), wall, wall tile, temple, temple grounds, wild
  • 山陰 【やまかげ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 奥山 【おくやま】 remote mountain, mountain recesses
  • 青山 【せいざん】 lush mountain, green mountain, grave, burial place

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 やの、 やん
Chinese:
shan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • montaña

Portuguese

  • montanha

French

  • montagne
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
24 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
60 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
21 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
48 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
89 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
34 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
34 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
535 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
775 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7869 Morohashi
2940 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1439 New Nelson (John Haig)
768 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
830 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
148 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
17 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
3o0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-2 SKIP code
2277.0 Four corner code
27-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c71 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of, of the
  • 中尉 【チュウイ】 first lieutenant, lieutenant junior grade
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 訪中 【ホウチュウ】 visit to China

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, in, among, within, center (centre), middle, during, while
  • 中島 【なかじま】 island in a pond or river
  • 野中 【のなか】 in the middle of a field
  • そんな中 【そんななか】 wherein, therein, thereinto
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while, among, amongst, between, we, our, my spouse, imperial palace grounds, emperor, I, me
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 腹の中 【はらのなか】 in the belly, in one's heart of hearts
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, to feel a bite (in fishing), (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to be a ... in relation to ..., to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Chinese:
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 根堅州国 【ねのかたすくに】 underworld, netherworld

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Chinese:
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

15 strokes (also 14)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
distant
On:
リョウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2050 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 遼 【リョウ】 Liao (dynasty, 916-1125 CE), Khitan Empire
  • 遼遠 【リョウエン】 remote, far off
  • 西遼 【セイリョウ】 Western Liao (Central Asian Khitan empire, 1132-1211 CE)

Readings

Japanese names:
はるか
Chinese:
liao2
Korean:
ryo

Spanish

  • distante
  • lejano

Portuguese

French

4741 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2590 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2249 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3930 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2025 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2733 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39137X Morohashi
3168 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6111 New Nelson (John Haig)
2419 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2499 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2q12.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-12 SKIP code
3430.9 Four corner code
46-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
907c Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility
Kun:
むし.ろ
On:
ネイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1697 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寧夏回族自治区 【ネイカカイゾクジチク】 Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (China)
  • 寧日 【ネイジツ】 peaceful day
  • 静寧 【セイネイ】 peace and quiet, tranquility, peace on earth
  • バカ丁寧 【バカテイネイ】 overly polite, excessively polite, polite to a fault

Kun reading compounds

  • 寧ろ 【むしろ】 rather, better, instead

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 やす、 やすし、 よし
Chinese:
ning2, ning4
Korean:
nyeong

Spanish

  • pacífico
  • tranquilo
  • bondadoso

Portuguese

  • melhor
  • preferivelmente

French

  • plutôt
  • de préférence
  • paisible
1678 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1982 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1335 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1602 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1217 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2181 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1412 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1501 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1378 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
496 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2959 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1519 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2061 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
842 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7296P Morohashi
2345 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1361 New Nelson (John Haig)
834 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
897 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1700 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
753 2001 Kanji
3m11.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
3020.1 Four corner code
39-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5be7 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
focus, government ministry, conserve
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
548 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 省察 【セイサツ】 reflection, consideration
  • 省字 【ショウジ】 simplification of a kanji
  • 三省 【サンセイ】 frequent reflection (meditation)
  • 内省 【ナイセイ】 introspection, reflection on one's self
  • 省 【ショウ】 ministry, department, province (of China), saving, conserving
  • 省エネルギー 【ショウエネルギー】 energy conservation, economical use of energy, energy-saving
  • 郵政省 【ユウセイショウ】 (former) Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (now Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
  • 厚生省 【コウセイショウ】 Ministry of Health and Welfare (now Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)

Kun reading compounds

  • 省みる 【かえりみる】 to reflect on (oneself, past conduct, etc.), to contemplate, to examine, to think over, to introspect
  • 省く 【はぶく】 to omit, to leave out, to exclude, to eliminate, to curtail, to save, to cut down, to economize, to economise

Readings

Japanese names:
さとし、 み
Chinese:
sheng3, xing3
Korean:
seong, saeng

Spanish

  • omisión
  • departamento del gobierno
  • omitir
  • eliminar
  • reflexionar

Portuguese

  • foco
  • ministério de governo
  • umservar

French

  • faire le point (introspection)
  • abréviation
  • omission
  • économie
  • ministère
  • éliminer
640 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
546 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
516 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
245 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
218 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
408 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
760 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1013 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
145 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
145 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
389 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1382 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3100 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2164 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
125 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23179 Morohashi
2449 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3916 New Nelson (John Haig)
124 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
131 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
528 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1179 2001 Kanji
5c4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
4-9-2 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
9060.2 Four corner code
30-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7701 Unicode hex code