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ケイ/KEI/    ギョウ/GYŌ/    かた/kata/    -がた/-gata/    かたち/katachi/    なり/nari/KEI/ケイ/    GYOU/ギョウ/    kata/かた/    -gata/-がた/    katachi/かたち/    nari/なり/

shape;  form;  style Frenchforme;  style Portugueseforma;  formulário;  estilo Spanishforma;  figura;  tipo

Radical: (bristle).   Strokes: 7画.   Elements: 廾彡ノ.   Pinyin: xíng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].   Nanori: chi.

Jōyō Kanji 2nd Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
ケイKEI相似そうじけいsōjikei】(in geometry) similar figures
けいしつkeishitsu】form and nature
式主義けいしきしゅぎkeishikishugi】formalism
ギョウGYŌおおぎょうōgyō】exaggeration
操り人あやつりにんぎょうayatsuriningyō】puppet; marionette
浄瑠璃にんぎょうじょうるりningyōjōruri】Japanese puppet theatre in which recited narrative and dialog is accompanied by a shamisen (forerunner of bunraku)
かたkataやかたぶねyakatabune】houseboat; pleasure boat (large, roofed)
作るかたちづくるkatachidukuru】to form; to shape; to make; to mold; to mould; to build up
あとかたatokata】trace; vestige; evidence
かたちkatachi作るかたちづくるkatachidukuru】to form; to shape; to make; to mold; to mould; to build up
かたちkatachi】form; visage
かおかたちkaokatachi】features; looks
なりnariみなりminari】dress; attire; clothing; getup; outfit; personal appearance
其れそれなりsorenari】in itself; as it is
ふたなりfutanari】hermaphrodite; androgyny; hermaphroditism
Codepoints and classification codes:
5f62Unicode
23-33JIS X 0208
1-4-3SKIP
3j4.1TKD
1242.2Four Corner
3260De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1589Classic Nelson
1713The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
846New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
565Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1711Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
408A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
414Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
223Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
9969Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 4 p. 784
104A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
395Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
200Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
518Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
115Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
141Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
306The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
509Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
3.6Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
615Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1727Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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ケイ/KEI/    かた/kata/    -がた/-gata/KEI/ケイ/    kata/かた/    -gata/-がた/

mould;  type;  model Frenchmoule;  modèle;  type Portuguesebolor;  tipo;  modelo Spanishtipo;  modelo;  patrón

Radical: (earth).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: 刂土廾ノ.   Pinyin: xíng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].

Jōyō Kanji 4th Grade.   JLPT N2.

Example compounds:
ケイKEIせいけいseikei】cast; forming
せんけいsenkei】line; linear
るいけいruikei】type; similar type
かたkataかたがみkatagami】pattern paper (for dressmaking)
破りかたやぶりkatayaburi】unusual; unconventional
かたわくkatawaku】mold; mould
Codepoints and classification codes:
578bUnicode
23-31JIS X 0208
2-6-3SKIP
3b6.11TKD
1210.4Four Corner
3272De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1077Classic Nelson
1010The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2638New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1685Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
680Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
423A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
685Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
5030Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 3 p. 171
468A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
888Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
595Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
431Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
493Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
523Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1318Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
353Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
687Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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ケイ/KEI/KEI/ケイ/

punish;  penalty;  sentence;  punishment Frenchpeine;  sanction;  condamnation;  punition PortuguesePunir;  penalidade;  sentença;  punição Spanishpena;  sentencia;  castigo

Radical: (knife).   Strokes: 6画.   Elements: 刂廾ノ.   Pinyin: xíng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].   Nanori: おさか / ぎょうosaka / gyō.

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
ケイKEIりゅうけいryūkei】exile; deportation
きょっけいkyokkei】capital punishment; extreme penalty; ultimate punishment
絞首こうしゅけいkōshukei】death by hanging
Codepoints and classification codes:
5211Unicode
23-26JIS X 0208
1-4-2SKIP
2f4.2TKD
1240.0Four Corner
3243De Roo
Dictionary indices:
670Classic Nelson
461The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
830New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
555Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
679Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
848A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
258Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1001Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
1886Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 2 p. 214
1193A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
887Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
1091Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1061Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1052Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
185Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
686Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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ケイ/KEI/    キョウ/KYŌ/    あに/ani/KEI/ケイ/    KYOU/キョウ/    ani/あに/

elder brother;  big brother Frenchfrère aîné;  grand frère Portugueseirmão mais velho;  irmão maior Spanishhermano mayor

Radical: (legs).   Strokes: 5画.   Elements: 口儿.   Pinyin: xiōng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].   Nanori:  /  / よしe / se / yoshi.

Jōyō Kanji 2nd Grade.   JLPT N4.

Example compounds:
ケイKEIじゅうけいjūkei】cousin (elder male)
ぎけいgikei】brother-in-law
ちょうけいchōkei】eldest brother
キョウKYŌおやきょうだいoyakyōdai】parents and siblings; one's relatives
きょうだいkyōdai】siblings; brothers and sisters
ごきょうだいgokyōdai】siblings; brothers and sisters
あにani弟子あにでしanideshi】senior schoolmate; senior apprentice
あにきaniki】one's senior; elder brother
あにani】elder brother; older brother
Codepoints and classification codes:
5144Unicode
23-27JIS X 0208
2-3-2SKIP
3d2.9TKD
6021.0Four Corner
3757De Roo
Dictionary indices:
875Classic Nelson
344The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2154New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1362Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
103Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1049A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
181Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
234Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
1343Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 1 p. 996
267A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
406Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
199Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
122Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
114Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
106Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
75Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
3.18Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
142Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
104Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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コウ//KOU/コウ/

equilibrium;  measuring rod;  scale Frenchéquilibre;  balance Portugueseequilíbrio;  vara de medição;  escala Spanishbalanza;  escala;  peso

Radical: (walk enclosure).   Strokes: 16画.   Elements: 行大田彳勹.   Pinyin: héng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].   Nanori: ひらhira.

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
コウへいこうheikō】even scale; equilibrium; balance; equalization; equalisation
合従連がっしょうれんこうgasshōrenkō】alliance (of the Six Kingdoms against the Qin dynasty, and of individual Kingdoms with the Qin dynasty); (tactic of) making & breaking alliances (to benefit oneself as the occasion demands); resorting to alliances as a diplomatic expedient
拡大均かくだいきんこうkakudaikinkō】an expanded or expanding equilibrium
Codepoints and classification codes:
8861Unicode
25-53JIS X 0208
1-3-13SKIP
3i13.1TKD
2143.0Four Corner
2053De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1641Classic Nelson
1775The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
761New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
527Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
891Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1694A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
2450Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1358Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
34078Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 10 p. 0
1267A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1585Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
1724Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1828Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1449Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1618Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
900Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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コウ//    キョウ/KYŌ/    ホウ//    とお.る/tō.ru/KOU/コウ/    KYOU/キョウ/    HOU/ホウ/    too.ru/とお.る/

pass through;  go smoothly Spanishpasar;  entregar

Radical: (lid).   Strokes: 7画.   Elements: 口亠.   Pinyin: hēng.   Hangul:  [hyeong]  [paeng].   Nanori: とうる / みち / ゆき / あきら / なが / あき / とおる / とおるふtōru / michi / yuki / akira / naga / aki / tōru / tōrufu.

Jinmeiyō Kanji.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
コウこううんkoūn】prosperity
こうつうkōtsū】doing well; prosperous
げんこうgenkō】Genkou era (1321.2.23-1324.12.9)
Codepoints and classification codes:
4ea8Unicode
21-92JIS X 0208
2-2-5SKIP
2j4.2TKD
0020.7Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
91The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2037New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1286Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
3001Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
440Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1934Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
295Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 1 p. 543
2009Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky

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ケイ/KEI/    ほたる/hotaru/KEI/ケイ/    hotaru/ほたる/

lightning-bug;  firefly Frenchver luisant;  luciole Portuguesepirilampo;  vaga-lume Spanishluciérnaga

Radical: (insect).   Strokes: 11画.   Elements: ⺌虫冖.   Variants: .   Pinyin: yíng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
ケイKEIけいこうkeikō】fluorescence
光灯けいこうとうkeikōtō】fluorescent lamp; person who is slow to react
光塗料けいこうとりょうkeikōtoryō】fluorescent paint
ほたるhotaruほたるhotaru】firefly (Luciola cruciata); lightning bug; glowworm
狩りほたるがりhotarugari】firefly catching
ほたるいしhotaruishi】fluorite; fluorspar
Codepoints and classification codes:
86cdUnicode
23-54JIS X 0208
2-5-6SKIP
3n8.2TKD
3213.6Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
5302The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2591New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1658Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
518Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1925A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
32983Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 10 p. 23
1200A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1878Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
1717Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1482Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1676Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1607Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
524Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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ケイ/KEI/    キョウ/KYŌ/    かお.る/kao.ru/    かおり/kaori/KEI/ケイ/    KYOU/キョウ/    kao.ru/かお.る/    kaori/かおり/

fragrant;  balmy;  favourable Spanishperfume;  fragancia

Radical: (fragrant).   Strokes: 20画.   Elements: 禾香士日又几.   Pinyin: xīn / xīng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].   Nanori:  / かおる / きよ / よし / かほるka / kaoru / kiyo / yoshi / kahoru.

Jinmeiyō Kanji.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
ケイKEIけいこうkeikō】fragrance; honor
そけいsokei】Spanish jasmine (Jasminum grandiflorum)
黄素きそけいkisokei】Jasminum umile var. revolutum; curled flower yellow jasmine
Codepoints and classification codes:
99a8Unicode
19-30JIS X 0208
2-11-9SKIP
4c16.2TKD
4760.9Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
5190Classic Nelson
6724The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2879New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1841Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
2925Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
2904Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1930Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
44559Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 12 p. 457
2267Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky

ケイ/KEI/    いばら/ibara/KEI/ケイ/    ibara/いばら/

thorn;  brier;  whip

Radical: (grass).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: 刂廾⺾ノ.   Pinyin: jīng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].

Example compounds:
ケイKEIけいかんkeikan】crown of thorns
けいさいkeisai】one's own wife
けいきょくkeikyoku】wild rose; briar patch; thorn (used figuratively as an obstacle or source of difficulty)
いばらibaraいばらibara】thorny shrub; wild rose; thorn; (architectural) cusp
Codepoints and classification codes:
834aUnicode
23-53JIS X 0208
2-3-6SKIP
2f7.3TKD
4240.0Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
689Classic Nelson
5027The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
899Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
30940XDaikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 9 p. 638

ケイ/KEI/    ケン/KEN/    はるか/haruka/KEI/ケイ/    KEN/ケン/    haruka/はるか/

far;  distant

Radical: (go slowly).   Strokes: 14画.   Elements: 目冂夂勹人.   Pinyin: xiòng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].

Codepoints and classification codes:
5910Unicode
52-75JIS X 0208
2-2-12SKIP
2n12.1TKD
2740.7Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
1121The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
5731Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 5 p. 547

ケイ/KEI/    キョウ/KYŌ/    あきらか/akiraka/KEI/ケイ/    KYOU/キョウ/    akiraka/あきらか/

light;  clear

Radical: (fire).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: 火口冂.   Variants: .   Pinyin: jiǒng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].   Nanori: かまkama.

Example compounds:
ケイKEIけいけいkeikei】glaring (e.g. eyes); piercing; penetrating
けいがんkeigan】penetrating eyes; insightfulness
眼光がんこうけいけいgankōkeikei】having piercing eyes; eagle-eyed; having a penetrating insight (into)
Codepoints and classification codes:
70afUnicode
63-55JIS X 0208
1-4-5SKIP
4d5.6TKD
9782.0Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
2755Classic Nelson
3408The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
18956Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 7 p. 390

エイ/EI/EI/エイ/

clear

Radical: (jade).   Strokes: 15画.   Elements: 王火冖.   Pinyin: yíng.   Hangul:  [hyeong]  [yeong].

Codepoints and classification codes:
7469Unicode
64-82JIS X 0208
2-8-7SKIP
4f10.7TKD
9910.3Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
3670The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
21155Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 7 p. 958

ケイ/KEI/    ほたる/hotaru/KEI/ケイ/    hotaru/ほたる/

firefly

Radical: (insect).   Strokes: 16画.   Elements: 火虫冖.   Variants: .   Pinyin: yíng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].

Example compounds:
ケイKEIけいこうkeikō】fluorescence
光灯けいこうとうkeikōtō】fluorescent lamp; person who is slow to react
けいせつkeisetsu】diligent study
ほたるhotaruほたるhotaru】firefly (Luciola cruciata); lightning bug; glowworm
ほたるいしhotaruishi】fluorite; fluorspar
Codepoints and classification codes:
87a2Unicode
74-5JIS X 0208
2-8-8SKIP
3n8.2TKD
9913.6Four Corner
971De Roo
Dictionary indices:
4176Classic Nelson
5365The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2813New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
33434Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 10 p. 74

ケイ/KEI/    ギョウ/GYŌ/    はるか/haruka/KEI/ケイ/    GYOU/ギョウ/    haruka/はるか/

far;  distant

Radical: (walk).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: 口辶冂.   Variants: .   Pinyin: jiǒng.   Hangul:  [hyeong].

Codepoints and classification codes:
8fe5Unicode
77-74JIS X 0208
3-4-5SKIP
2q5.9TKD
3730.2Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
6025The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
38786Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 11 p. 17

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