Jisho

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21 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
Variants:
crane, stork
Kun:
つる
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1369 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鶴首 【カクシュ】 looking forward to
  • 鶴首して待つ 【カクシュシテマツ】 to wait expectantly, to be full of anticipation, to long for
  • 鶏群の一鶴 【ケイグンノイッカク】 a swan among ducklings, a diamond among stones, a great figure among the common run of men
  • 鶏群一鶴 【ケイグンイッカク】 a swan among ducklings, a diamond among stones, a great figure among the common run of men

Kun reading compounds

  • 鶴 【つる】 crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis)
  • ツル科 【ツルか】 Gruidae, bird family comprising the cranes
  • 掃き溜めに鶴 【はきだめにつる】 a jewel in a dunghill
  • 焼け野の雉夜の鶴 【やけののきぎすよるのつる】 parents may risk life and limb for their children (like a pheasant when the plains are burning or a crane on a cold night)

Readings

Japanese names:
たず、 ず、 か、 つ、 づ
Chinese:
he4, hao2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • grulla
  • cigüeña

Portuguese

French

  • grue
  • cigogne
1120 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5365 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1917 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2926 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2277 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
950 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2326 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1962 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47185 Morohashi
1850 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6995 New Nelson (John Haig)
1943 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2093 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1650 2001 Kanji
11b10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-11 SKIP code
4722.7 Four corner code
36-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9db4 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
thousand
Kun:
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
195 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 千 【セン】 1,000, thousand
  • 千九百年代 【センキュウヒャクネンダイ】 the 1900s
  • 一騎当千 【イッキトウセン】 being a match for a thousand, being a mighty warrior (combatant, player)
  • 一人当千 【イチニントウセン】 being a match for a thousand

Kun reading compounds

  • 千 【せん】 1,000, thousand
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 百千 【ひゃくせん】 a large number, all sorts, hundreds and thousands
  • 8000 【はっせん】 8000, eight thousand, many

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ゆき
Chinese:
qian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • mil
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • Mil

French

  • mille
101 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
12 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
47 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
79 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
156 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
83 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
26 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
44 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
15 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
12 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
240 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2132 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2881 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
40 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2697 Morohashi
3411 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
599 New Nelson (John Haig)
40 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
40 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
335 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
11 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2255 2001 Kanji
2k1.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-3 SKIP code
2040.0 Four corner code
32-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5343 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
year, counter for years
Kun:
とし
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
6 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 年 【ネン】 year (e.g. AD), counter for years
  • 年会 【ネンカイ】 conference, annual convention
  • 往年 【オウネン】 years gone by, earlier years, former years, the past
  • 平年 【ヘイネン】 non-leap year, normal year (esp. as pertains to weather patterns, vegetative growth, harvest yields, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 年 【とし】 year, age, years, past one's prime, old age
  • 年明け 【としあけ】 beginning of the year, early in the New Year
  • いい年 【いいとし】 mature age, advanced age, maturity, age when one is old enough to know better
  • 大年 【おおとし】 New Year's Eve, December 31st, Jupiter (planet)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nian2
Korean:
nyeon

Spanish

  • año
  • edad

Portuguese

  • Ano

French

  • année
  • compteur d'années
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
64 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
3 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
64 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
51 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
45 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
574 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2528 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1045 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9168 Morohashi
2035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 New Nelson (John Haig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
13 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
51 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
8050.0 Four corner code
39-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e74 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
Variants:
tortoise, turtle
Kun:
かめ
On:
キュウキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1353 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 亀裂 【キレツ】 crack, crevice, fissure, chap, rift
  • 亀甲 【キッコウ】 tortoise shell
  • 霊亀 【レイキ】 mysterious turtle (an omen of good luck), Reiki era (715.9.2-717.11.17)
  • 宝亀 【ホウキ】 Hōki era (770.10.1-781.1.1)

Kun reading compounds

  • 亀 【かめ】 tortoise, turtle, heavy drinker, turtle crest, turtle mon
  • 亀綾 【かめあや】 high-quality glossy white habutai silk, raw silk twill fabric with fine diamond pattern
  • お亀 【おかめ】 homely woman (esp. one with a small low nose, high flat forehead, and bulging cheeks), plain woman, soba in soup with slices of boiled fish paste, shiitake mushrooms, greens, seaweed, etc.
  • 出歯亀 【でばかめ】 voyeur, Peeping Tom

Readings

Japanese names:
ひさ、 ひさし
Chinese:
gui1, jun1, qiu1
Korean:
gwi, gyun

Spanish

  • tortuga

Portuguese

French

  • tortue
1288 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5445 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1921 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2284 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1889 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2637 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1346 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1826 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
540 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
210 Morohashi
2128 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
62 New Nelson (John Haig)
534 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
573 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2n9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2771.6 Four corner code
21-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e80 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
ten thousand, 10,000
Kun:
よろず
On:
マンバン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
375 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 万 【マン】 10,000, ten thousand, myriad, everything, all, various
  • 万一 【マンイチ】 emergency, unlikely event, by some chance, by some possibility
  • 億万 【オクマン】 millions and millions
  • 永万 【エイマン】 Eiman era (1165.6.5-1166.8.27)
  • 万 【バン】 many, all
  • 万一 【マンイチ】 emergency, unlikely event, by some chance, by some possibility
  • 千万 【センバン】 exceedingly, very many, very much, indeed, a great many
  • 奇怪千万 【キカイセンバン】 very strange (mysterious, weird), bizarre, monstrous, outrageous

Kun reading compounds

  • 万 【まん】 10,000, ten thousand, myriad, everything, all, various
  • 万代 【ばんだい】 thousands of years, eternity, all generations
  • 千万 【せんばん】 exceedingly, very many, very much, indeed, a great many
  • 八百万 【やおよろず】 myriad, countless things

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ま、 ゆる
Chinese:
wan4, mo4
Korean:
man, mug

Spanish

  • diez mil
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • dez mil

French

  • myriade
  • 10000
320 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
227 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
392 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
96 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
7 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
84 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
3 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
43 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
16 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
16 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
13 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
8 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3653 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2542 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
64 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10 Morohashi
2936 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7 New Nelson (John Haig)
64 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
68 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
215 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
86 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3145 2001 Kanji
0a3.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
43-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e07 Unicode hex code