Search Kanji for Skip code 1-3-6

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Also note that the English meaning under each Kanji is just one of many other possible senses.

beautiful

Meaning: beautiful
Kun-yomi: うつく.しい
On-yomi: ア/アイ/ワ

give pleasure

Meaning: give pleasure; be pleased; happy
Kun-yomi: よろこ.ぶ
On-yomi: カン

good-looking

Meaning: good-looking; quiet
Kun-yomi: あい
On-yomi: オウ/アイ

rhythm

Meaning: rhythm; law; regulation; gauge; control
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: リツ/リチ/レツ

strike

Meaning: strike; hit; fight
Kun-yomi: う.つ
On-yomi: カク

be imminent

Meaning: be imminent; draw close
Kun-yomi: せま.る
On-yomi: サツ

be imminent

Meaning: be imminent
Kun-yomi: はたら.く
On-yomi: カツ/ケツ/キツ

arch

Meaning: arch; fold arms
Kun-yomi: こまぬ.く/こまね.く
On-yomi: キョウ/コウ

Japanese horse chestnut

Meaning: Japanese horse chestnut
Kun-yomi: とち
On-yomi:

hang

Meaning: hang
Kun-yomi: か.ける
On-yomi: ケイ/カイ/ケ

help

Meaning: help
Kun-yomi: すく.う
On-yomi: ショウ/ジョウ

make

Meaning: make; prepare; arrange
Kun-yomi: こしら.える
On-yomi: ソン

repent

Meaning: repent; regret
Kun-yomi: く.いる/く.やむ/くや.しい
On-yomi: カイ

wide

Meaning: wide; large; enlarge
Kun-yomi: ひろ.い
On-yomi: カイ/ケ

arc

Meaning: arc; arch; bow
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

sea

Meaning: sea; ocean
Kun-yomi: うみ
On-yomi: カイ

fox

Meaning: fox
Kun-yomi: きつね
On-yomi:

border

Meaning: border; boundary; staircase; hundred quintillion
Kun-yomi: はて
On-yomi: ガイ/カイ

hold

Meaning: hold; consider; investigate
Kun-yomi: おさ.える/しら.べる
On-yomi: アン

limit

Meaning: limit; boundary
Kun-yomi: きし/さか.い
On-yomi: ギン/ゴン

cliff

Meaning: cliff; used in proper names; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi: がけ/いげ/いけ
On-yomi:

anthill

Meaning: anthill; hill
Kun-yomi: ありづか
On-yomi: テツ

used in proper names

Meaning: used in proper names
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

mountain pass

Meaning: mountain pass; ancient kuni; low ground; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi: たわ/とうげ/たお/あくつ
On-yomi:

den

Meaning: den; cave; excavation
Kun-yomi: ほら
On-yomi: ドウ

cough

Meaning: cough; clear throat
Kun-yomi: せ.く/しわぶ.く/せき/しわぶき
On-yomi: カイ/ガイ

mountain peak

Meaning: mountain peak; mountain pass; climax; crest; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi: とうげ
On-yomi:

behind

Meaning: behind; back; later
Kun-yomi: のち/うし.ろ/うしろ/あと/おく.れる
On-yomi: ゴ/コウ

shallow

Meaning: shallow; superficial; frivolous; wretched; shameful
Kun-yomi: あさ.い
On-yomi: セン

wash

Meaning: wash; inquire into; probe
Kun-yomi: あら.う
On-yomi: セン

hedge

Meaning: hedge; fence; wall
Kun-yomi: かき
On-yomi: エン

single

Meaning: single; alone; spontaneously; Germany
Kun-yomi: ひと.り
On-yomi: ドク/トク

stop

Meaning: stop; cease; notches where drawstring is attached to the bow
Kun-yomi: や.める/や.む/ゆはず
On-yomi: ビ/ミ

beautiful girl

Meaning: beautiful girl
Kun-yomi: うつく.しい
On-yomi: ス/シュ

gorge

Meaning: gorge; ravine
Kun-yomi: はざま
On-yomi: キョウ/コウ

finger

Meaning: finger; point to; indicate; put into; play (chess); measure (ruler)
Kun-yomi: ゆび/さ.す/-さ.し
On-yomi:

concubine

Meaning: concubine
Kun-yomi: つつし.む
On-yomi: キツ/キチ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ガイ

river in Hubei province

Meaning: river in Hubei province
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コ/ク

beautiful

Meaning: beautiful; handsome; pretty
Kun-yomi: みめよ.い/うつく.しい/いさぎよ.い
On-yomi: コウ/キョウ

mate

Meaning: mate; copulate; good
Kun-yomi: あ.う/みめよ.い/みにく.い
On-yomi: コウ/ク

lady

Meaning: lady
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ/ジョウ

pinch

Meaning: pinch; between
Kun-yomi: はさ.む/はさ.まる/わきばさ.む/さしはさ.む
On-yomi: キョウ/ショウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: みめよ.い
On-yomi: コウ

beautiful

Meaning: beautiful; handsome; elegant
Kun-yomi: おご.る/みめよ.い/うつく.しい
On-yomi: カ/ケ/コ/ク

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: あざな
On-yomi: アン/エン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: たぐ.う/なら.ぶ
On-yomi: ユウ/ウ

cramped

Meaning: cramped; narrow; contract; tight
Kun-yomi: せま.い/せば.める/せば.まる/さ
On-yomi: キョウ/コウ

name of a concubine of Di Ku

Meaning: name of a concubine of Di Ku; father of the mythical Yao
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: シュウ/シュ

east-west path between paddies

Meaning: east-west path between paddies; road
Kun-yomi: まち/みち
On-yomi: ハク

back-water

Meaning: back-water; eddy; whirlpool; flowing water
Kun-yomi: さかの.ぼる
On-yomi: カイ

melon

Meaning: melon; wrap
Kun-yomi: ずい
On-yomi:

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: しず.む
On-yomi: イン/エツ/エチ

dirt

Meaning: dirt; grime; earwax
Kun-yomi: あか/はじ
On-yomi: コウ/ク

wandering

Meaning: wandering
Kun-yomi: さまよ.う
On-yomi: カイ/クワイ/エ

narrowness

Meaning: narrowness; meanness; humbleness
Kun-yomi: いや.しい/せま.い
On-yomi: ロウ

flowing water

Meaning: flowing water
Kun-yomi: いた.る
On-yomi: セン/ソン

disobey

Meaning: disobey; dispute; very; go against; be contrary to
Kun-yomi: もと.る
On-yomi: コン/コウ/ギン

until

Meaning: until; till; soup; to soak
Kun-yomi: そそ.ぐ
On-yomi:

tears

Meaning: tears; tearful
Kun-yomi: ぬるまゆ
On-yomi: ジ/ニ

herald

Meaning: herald; announce; follow; obey; seek; lay down one's life
Kun-yomi: あまねし/したが.う/とな.える
On-yomi: ジュン/シュン

whirlpool

Meaning: whirlpool; undercurrent
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: フク

choked

Meaning: choked; smothered; stuffy
Kun-yomi: むせ.ぶ/むせ.る/のど/の.む
On-yomi: イン/エン/エツ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: そぼふ.る/ひた.す
On-yomi: サク/シャク/セキ/シ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ/グ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ミャク/ハク/ヒャク

matrimony

Meaning: matrimony; marry
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: イン

name of a river in Honan

Meaning: name of a river in Honan
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

river in Hebei province

Meaning: river in Hebei province
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ/キョウ

name of a river in Shandong

Meaning: name of a river in Shandong; marsh; float
Kun-yomi: さわ/ただよ.う/きよ.い
On-yomi: ケン/ケイ/キョウ

cleanse

Meaning: cleanse; river in Gansu province
Kun-yomi: あら.う
On-yomi: トウ/ヨウ

lake in Yunnan

Meaning: lake in Yunnan
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジ/ニ

river in Henan province

Meaning: river in Henan province
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: エン/オン/カン

just as

Meaning: just as; as though; fortunately
Kun-yomi: あたか.も
On-yomi: コウ/カッ/チョウ/キョウ

hollow

Meaning: hollow; pit; depression; swamp
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: アイ/エ/ワイ/ワ

fasten

Meaning: fasten; tie up; arrest; constrict
Kun-yomi: くく.る
On-yomi: カツ

challenge

Meaning: challenge; contend for; make love to
Kun-yomi: いど.む
On-yomi: チョウ
洿

stagnant water

Meaning: stagnant water; impure; filthy
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: オ/ウ/コ

lively

Meaning: lively; resuscitation; being helped; living
Kun-yomi: い.きる/い.かす/い.ける
On-yomi: カツ

suspicious

Meaning: suspicious; mystery; apparition
Kun-yomi: あや.しい/あや.しむ
On-yomi: カイ/ケ

hold

Meaning: hold; have
Kun-yomi: も.つ/-も.ち/も.てる
On-yomi:

large poisonous snake

Meaning: large poisonous snake
Kun-yomi: まむし
On-yomi: キ/カイ/ケ

deluge

Meaning: deluge; flood; vast
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ

niece

Meaning: niece
Kun-yomi: めい/おい
On-yomi: テツ/チツ/ジチ/イツ/イチ

castle

Meaning: castle
Kun-yomi: しろ
On-yomi: ジョウ

younger sister

Meaning: younger sister
Kun-yomi: いもと/いもうと/おば
On-yomi: テイ/イ

carefulness

Meaning: carefulness
Kun-yomi: つつし.む
On-yomi: カク

old woman

Meaning: old woman
Kun-yomi: うば
On-yomi: ボ/モ

fear

Meaning: fear
Kun-yomi: おそ.れる
On-yomi: キョウ

be(come) pregnant

Meaning: be(come) pregnant
Kun-yomi: はら.む/みごも.る
On-yomi: ニン/ジン

threaten

Meaning: threaten
Kun-yomi: あわ.せる/かな.う
On-yomi: キョウ

clean

Meaning: clean; purify; cleanse; exorcise; Manchu Dynasty
Kun-yomi: きよ.める/きよ.い
On-yomi: ジョウ/セイ

beautiful

Meaning: beautiful
Kun-yomi: うつく.しい
On-yomi: ヨウ/チョウ

constant

Meaning: constant; regular; persistent
Kun-yomi: つね.に
On-yomi: コウ

unclear

Meaning: unclear; senile; stupid; joke
Kun-yomi: とぼ.ける/ほ.れる
On-yomi: コウ

depend on

Meaning: depend on
Kun-yomi: たの.む
On-yomi: ジ/シ

relieve

Meaning: relieve; have mercy
Kun-yomi: めぐ.む/あわ.れむ/うれ.える
On-yomi: ジュツ/シュツ

haven

Meaning: haven; port; harbor; ferry
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: シン

sincere

Meaning: sincere; fear; sudden; blinking
Kun-yomi: まこと
On-yomi: ジュン/シュン

composure

Meaning: composure
Kun-yomi: やすら.く/やす.い
On-yomi: テン

painful

Meaning: painful; fearful
Kun-yomi: いた.む
On-yomi: ドウ/トウ

wipe

Meaning: wipe; mop; swab
Kun-yomi: ぬぐ.う/ふ.く
On-yomi: ショク/シキ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ゆみがつよい
On-yomi: シン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ゆみのな
On-yomi:

leak

Meaning: leak; escape
Kun-yomi: も.らす/の.びる/も.れる
On-yomi: エイ/セツ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: うつ.る
On-yomi: セン/イ

bind with rope

Meaning: bind with rope; fasten
Kun-yomi: えら.ぶ
On-yomi: セン

join together

Meaning: join together; link; incorporate
Kun-yomi: したが.う
On-yomi: ホウ/ヘイ/ヒョウ

drag

Meaning: drag; tow; throw; twist
Kun-yomi: ひ.く
On-yomi: エイ/エツ/エチ/セイ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: さ.す
On-yomi: チツ/ジチ/テツ/デチ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ひろ.がる/ひろ.げる/ひろ.める
On-yomi: カク/コウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: いじく.る/いじ.る/ひねく.る/たわむ.れる/もてあそ.ぶ
On-yomi: ロウ/ル

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: たす.ける
On-yomi: シン/キン/コン

collate

Meaning: collate
Kun-yomi: はか.る
On-yomi: コウ/キョウ

to open out

Meaning: to open out; to expand
Kun-yomi: ひら.く
On-yomi:

badger

Meaning: badger
Kun-yomi: むじな
On-yomi: カク/ハク/バク

dig

Meaning: dig; dig out; gouge out; scoop
Kun-yomi: あば.く
On-yomi: アツ/アチ

vicious

Meaning: vicious; cruel; severely; extreme
Kun-yomi: もと.る
On-yomi: ガン/ゲン/コン

pluck

Meaning: pluck; pick; tear; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi: むし.る/むしりと.る
On-yomi:

cunning

Meaning: cunning; sly; crafty; niggardly
Kun-yomi: ずる.い/こす.い/わるがしこ.い
On-yomi: コウ/キョウ

faction

Meaning: faction; group; party; clique; sect; school
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: つぼ
On-yomi: トウ/ツ

to restrain

Meaning: to restrain; to dam a stream and change its direction; mound
Kun-yomi: ふさ.ぐ
On-yomi: シュ/ショウ/トウ/ズ

sacrifice

Meaning: sacrifice
Kun-yomi: はふりどころ
On-yomi: チョウ/トウ

cry

Meaning: cry
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ちまた
On-yomi: コウ/クウ

heap

Meaning: heap; firing mound
Kun-yomi: つみかさ.ねる
On-yomi:

dilapidated

Meaning: dilapidated; ruined
Kun-yomi: やぶ.れる/だい
On-yomi:

small mound

Meaning: small mound; place name; hillock
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

wonder

Meaning: wonder; rove; stray; hesitating
Kun-yomi: さまよ.う
On-yomi: ヨウ

baby

Meaning: baby; infancy
Kun-yomi: ちのみご
On-yomi: ガイ/カイ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヨウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ゆ.く
On-yomi: アイ/ア/エ

variable unit of land measure

Meaning: variable unit of land measure
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ケイ/キョウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: まも.る/もり/かみ
On-yomi: シュ/ス

fawning child's voice

Meaning: fawning child's voice; laughing child's voice
Kun-yomi: かい/けい
On-yomi: ア/アイ/エ/ワ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ぬ.かる
On-yomi: コウ/キョウ

laugh

Meaning: laugh; chew; eat
Kun-yomi: か.む/くわ.える
On-yomi: テツ/キ

bite

Meaning: bite; gnaw; chew; gear with; dash against
Kun-yomi: か.む
On-yomi: コウ/ヨウ

resound

Meaning: resound; reverberate
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ

school of fish

Meaning: school of fish; fish's mouth moving; exhaling sound
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ゴウ/ハ/ソウ

derisive laugh

Meaning: derisive laugh; sneer
Kun-yomi: わら.う
On-yomi: シン

clicking (with tongue)

Meaning: clicking (with tongue); upbraid; pity; belch
Kun-yomi: しか.る
On-yomi: タ/ト

voice

Meaning: voice
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ロウ

regret

Meaning: regret; bear a grudge; resentment; malice; hatred
Kun-yomi: うら.む/うら.めしい
On-yomi: コン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: カク

hunt

Meaning: hunt; raid; gather
Kun-yomi: か.る/か.り/-が.り
On-yomi: シュ

(kokuji)

Meaning: (kokuji); invite; entice
Kun-yomi: さそ.う
On-yomi:

side of mouth

Meaning: side of mouth
Kun-yomi: くちもと/くち
On-yomi: ジ/ニ

expression of surprise

Meaning: expression of surprise
Kun-yomi: といき
On-yomi: イ/キ/タイ

stretch mouth

Meaning: stretch mouth; grimace; grin
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: レツ/レチ

the bleating of sheep

Meaning: the bleating of sheep
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ビ/ミ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: カン/ケン

sound of cat

Meaning: sound of cat; cat's meow; meter; (Cantonese) don't!
Kun-yomi: めえとる
On-yomi: ビ/ベイ

follow

Meaning: follow
Kun-yomi: あまね.し/したが.う/とな.える
On-yomi: シュン

sound of laughter

Meaning: sound of laughter; sound of mice squeaking
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: キツ/ギチ/カツ/ケチ

beak

Meaning: beak
Kun-yomi: くちばし
On-yomi: トウ/ツ/チュウ/シュウ

us

Meaning: us
Kun-yomi: われ
On-yomi: サツ/サチ/サ/シャ

howl

Meaning: howl; cry loudly
Kun-yomi: な.く
On-yomi: ドウ/チュウ/テキ/ジャク

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ども.る/ささや.く/や.む
On-yomi: アツ/アチ/アン

tear

Meaning: tear; nasal discharge
Kun-yomi: はなしる/はなじる
On-yomi: イ/テイ

majestic

Meaning: majestic
Kun-yomi: おそ.れる
On-yomi: ケン/クン

overflowing

Meaning: overflowing
Kun-yomi: あまり/しく/はびこ.る
On-yomi: エン

shout

Meaning: shout
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ク/キョウ/コウ

gush forth

Meaning: gush forth; surge
Kun-yomi: わ.く
On-yomi: キョウ

descriptive of creaking

Meaning: descriptive of creaking; laugh
Kun-yomi: つくりわら.い
On-yomi:

ditch

Meaning: ditch
Kun-yomi: みぞ
On-yomi: キョク

tremble

Meaning: tremble; shiver; shudder; quiver
Kun-yomi: おお.きい/おおくち
On-yomi: シ/タ/シャ

far and wide

Meaning: far and wide
Kun-yomi: あまねし/うるお.す
On-yomi: コウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: は.く
On-yomi: イク

sparkling water

Meaning: sparkling water
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ

make sound

Meaning: make sound; make noise; sound
Kun-yomi: ひび.く
On-yomi: キョウ

name of a Chinese river

Meaning: name of a Chinese river
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: シュ

interjection of surprise

Meaning: interjection of surprise
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ガイ

alike

Meaning: alike; truth
Kun-yomi: の.ぶ/まこと.に
On-yomi: ジュン/シュン

wet

Meaning: wet
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジュ

wash

Meaning: wash; sprinkle
Kun-yomi: すす.ぐ/あら.う
On-yomi: シャ/ソン/サイ/セン/セイ

pure

Meaning: pure
Kun-yomi: きよ.い
On-yomi: レツ/レイ

pick up

Meaning: pick up; gather; find; go on foot; ten
Kun-yomi: ひろ.う
On-yomi: シュウ/ジュウ

continent

Meaning: continent; sandbar; island; country
Kun-yomi: しま
On-yomi: シュウ/ス

quarrel

Meaning: quarrel
Kun-yomi: は.く
On-yomi: カク

wait

Meaning: wait; depend on
Kun-yomi: ま.つ/-ま.ち
On-yomi: タイ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: あしなえ/せむし
On-yomi:

ocean

Meaning: ocean; western style
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヨウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: たの.む
On-yomi:

fear

Meaning: fear
Kun-yomi: つね
On-yomi: キョウ/コウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: むさぼりおしむ
On-yomi: ボウ/ム

meaning

Meaning: meaning; purport; drift
Kun-yomi: こころ
On-yomi:

to worry

Meaning: to worry; frivolous
Kun-yomi: うす.い
On-yomi: チョウ/ヨウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: やぶれたかき/やぶ.れる/けわ.しい
On-yomi:

to change

Meaning: to change; to alter; to accommodate oneself to
Kun-yomi: か.わる/あや.しむ
On-yomi:

step

Meaning: step; terrace; grade; ledge
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: カイ/ケ

cheerful

Meaning: cheerful; bright; sagacious
Kun-yomi: さとい
On-yomi: キョウ/コウ

tower

Meaning: tower; soar
Kun-yomi: そばだ.つ
On-yomi:

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: おそ.れる/うれ.える/ほこ.る
On-yomi: コ/ク/カ/ケ

stingy

Meaning: stingy; sparing of; close-fisted
Kun-yomi: ねた.む/やぶさか/お.しむ
On-yomi: リン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: よろこ.ぶ/よろこ.ばす
On-yomi: エツ/エチ

Kyoto

Meaning: Kyoto; the capital
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ラク

blossom

Meaning: blossom; bloom
Kun-yomi: さ.く/-ざき
On-yomi: ショウ

ranges of hills stretching on beyond another irregular peaks

Meaning: ranges of hills stretching on beyond another irregular peaks
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: シュン

mountain in Gansu province

Meaning: mountain in Gansu province
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: トウ/ズ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ガイ/ゲ/グツ/グチ/キ

blood

Meaning: blood
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ

floating

Meaning: floating; float; rise to surface
Kun-yomi: う.く/う.かれる/う.かぶ/む/う.かべる
On-yomi:

be contrary

Meaning: be contrary
Kun-yomi: もと.る
On-yomi: ハイ/ボツ

counter for guns, inksticks, palanquins, rickshaws

Meaning: counter for guns, inksticks, palanquins, rickshaws; bravely volunteer
Kun-yomi: ぬ.く
On-yomi: チョウ/テイ

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