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

well

Meaning: well; well crib; town; community
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: セイ/ショウ

license

Meaning: license; sincerity; permit
Kun-yomi: じょう/まこと.に/ゆるす
On-yomi: イン

pull

Meaning: pull; tug; jerk; admit; install; quote; refer to
Kun-yomi: ひ.く/ひ.き/ひ.き-/-び.き/ひ.ける
On-yomi: イン

sign of the ox or cow

Meaning: sign of the ox or cow; 1-3AM; second sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun-yomi: うし
On-yomi: チュウ

say

Meaning: say
Kun-yomi: い.う/ここに
On-yomi: ウン

circle

Meaning: circle; yen; round
Kun-yomi: まる.い/まる/まど/まど.か/まろ.やか
On-yomi: エン

king

Meaning: king; rule; magnate
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: オウ/-ノウ

change

Meaning: change; take the form of; influence; enchant; delude; -ization
Kun-yomi: ば.ける/ば.かす/ふ.ける/け.する
On-yomi: カ/ケ

fire

Meaning: fire
Kun-yomi: ひ/-び/ほ-
On-yomi:

tusk

Meaning: tusk; fang; tusk radical (no. 92)
Kun-yomi: きば/は
On-yomi: ガ/ゲ

jammed in

Meaning: jammed in; shellfish; mediate; concern oneself with
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: カイ

reap

Meaning: reap; cut; clip; trim; prune
Kun-yomi: か.る
On-yomi: ガイ/カイ

foe

Meaning: foe; enemy; revenge; grudge; feud
Kun-yomi: あだ/あた/かたき/つれあい
On-yomi: キュウ/グ

cow

Meaning: cow
Kun-yomi: うし
On-yomi: ギュウ

gigantic

Meaning: gigantic; big; large; great
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: キョ

villain

Meaning: villain; evil; bad luck; disaster
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: キョウ

axe

Meaning: axe; 1.32 lb; catty; counter for loaves of bread; axe radical (no. 69)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: キン

ward

Meaning: ward; district
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ク/オウ/コウ

lack

Meaning: lack; gap; fail; yawning radical (no. 76)
Kun-yomi: か.ける/か.く
On-yomi: ケツ/ケン

month

Meaning: month; moon
Kun-yomi: つき
On-yomi: ゲツ/ガツ

dog

Meaning: dog
Kun-yomi: いぬ/いぬ-
On-yomi: ケン

beginning

Meaning: beginning; former time; origin
Kun-yomi: もと
On-yomi: ゲン/ガン

phantasm

Meaning: phantasm; vision; dream; illusion; apparition
Kun-yomi: まぼろし
On-yomi: ゲン

door

Meaning: door; counter for houses; door radical (no. 63)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

five

Meaning: five
Kun-yomi: いつ/いつ.つ
On-yomi:

mutually

Meaning: mutually; reciprocally; together
Kun-yomi: たが.い/かたみ.に
On-yomi:

noon

Meaning: noon; sign of the horse; 11AM-1PM; seventh sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun-yomi: うま
On-yomi:

public

Meaning: public; prince; official; governmental
Kun-yomi: おおやけ
On-yomi: コウ/ク

be bent

Meaning: be bent; slope; capture
Kun-yomi: かぎ/ま.がる
On-yomi: コウ/ク

cavity

Meaning: cavity; hole; slit; very; great; exceedingly
Kun-yomi: あな
On-yomi: コウ

crowded

Meaning: crowded; mixture; in bulk; included; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi: -こ.む/こ.む/こ.み/-こ.み/こ.める
On-yomi:

now

Meaning: now
Kun-yomi: いま
On-yomi: コン/キン

branch

Meaning: branch; support; sustain; branch radical (no. 65)
Kun-yomi: ささ.える/つか.える/か.う
On-yomi:

stop

Meaning: stop; halt
Kun-yomi: と.まる/-ど.まり/と.める/-と.める/-ど.め/とど.める/とど.め/とど
On-yomi:

family name

Meaning: family name; surname; clan
Kun-yomi: うじ/-うじ
On-yomi:

shaku

Meaning: shaku; Japanese foot; measure; scale; rule
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: シャク

hand

Meaning: hand
Kun-yomi: て/て-/-て/た-
On-yomi: シュ/ズ

utensil

Meaning: utensil; thing; ten
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジュウ/シュウ

measuring box

Meaning: measuring box; 1.8 liter
Kun-yomi: ます
On-yomi: ショウ

few

Meaning: few; little
Kun-yomi: すく.ない/すこ.し
On-yomi: ショウ

superfluous

Meaning: superfluous; uselessness
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジョウ

heart

Meaning: heart; mind; spirit; heart radical (no. 61)
Kun-yomi: こころ/-ごころ
On-yomi: シン

humanity

Meaning: humanity; virtue; benevolence; charity; man; kernel
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジン/ニ/ニン

9th calendar sign

Meaning: 9th calendar sign
Kun-yomi: みずのえ
On-yomi: ニン/ジン/イ

water

Meaning: water
Kun-yomi: みず/みず-
On-yomi: スイ

cut

Meaning: cut; cutoff; be sharp
Kun-yomi: き.る/-き.る/き.り/-き.り/-ぎ.り/き.れる/-き.れる/き.れ/-き
On-yomi: セツ/サイ

pair

Meaning: pair; set; comparison; counter for pairs
Kun-yomi: ふた/たぐい/ならぶ/ふたつ
On-yomi: ソウ

plump

Meaning: plump; thick; big around
Kun-yomi: ふと.い/ふと.る
On-yomi: タイ/タ

rust-colored

Meaning: rust-colored; red; red lead; pills
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: タン

in

Meaning: in; inside; middle; mean; center
Kun-yomi: なか/うち/あた.る
On-yomi: チュウ

condolences

Meaning: condolences; mourning; funeral
Kun-yomi: とむら.う/とぶら.う
On-yomi: チョウ

crossing

Meaning: crossing; crossroad; street corners; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi: つじ
On-yomi:

claw

Meaning: claw; nail; talon
Kun-yomi: つめ/つま-
On-yomi: ソウ

heavens

Meaning: heavens; sky; imperial
Kun-yomi: あまつ/あめ/あま-
On-yomi: テン

Big Dipper

Meaning: Big Dipper; 10 sho (vol); sake dipper; dots and cross radical (no. 68)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ト/トウ

barracks

Meaning: barracks; police station; camp
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: トン

inside

Meaning: inside; within; between; among; house; home
Kun-yomi: うち
On-yomi: ナイ/ダイ

fragrant

Meaning: fragrant; stink; glow; insinuate; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi: にお.う/にお.い/にお.わせる
On-yomi:
廿

twenty

Meaning: twenty; 20
Kun-yomi: にじゅう
On-yomi: ジュウ/ニュウ

day

Meaning: day; sun; Japan; counter for days
Kun-yomi: ひ/-び/-か
On-yomi: ニチ/ジツ

comma-design

Meaning: comma-design
Kun-yomi: ともえ/うずまき
On-yomi:

anti-

Meaning: anti-
Kun-yomi: そ.る/そ.らす/かえ.す/かえ.る/-かえ.る
On-yomi: ハン/ホン/タン/ホ

compare

Meaning: compare; race; ratio; Philipines
Kun-yomi: くら.べる
On-yomi:

equal

Meaning: equal; head; counter for small animals; roll of cloth
Kun-yomi: ひき
On-yomi: ヒツ

negative

Meaning: negative; non-; bad; ugly; clumsy
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: フ/ブ

husband

Meaning: husband; man
Kun-yomi: おっと/それ
On-yomi: フ/フウ/ブ

father

Meaning: father
Kun-yomi: ちち
On-yomi:

Buddha

Meaning: Buddha; the dead; France
Kun-yomi: ほとけ
On-yomi: ブツ/フツ

part

Meaning: part; minute of time; segment; share; degree; one's lot; duty; understand; know; rate; 1%; chances; shaku; 100
Kun-yomi: わ.ける/わ.け/わ.かれる/わ.かる/わ.かつ
On-yomi: ブン/フン/ブ

sentence

Meaning: sentence; literature; style; art; decoration; figures; plan; literary radical (no. 67)
Kun-yomi: ふみ/あや
On-yomi: ブン/モン

one-sided

Meaning: one-sided; leaf; sheet; right-side kata radical (no. 91)
Kun-yomi: かた-/かた
On-yomi: ヘン

environs

Meaning: environs; boundary; border; vicinity
Kun-yomi: あた.り/ほと.り/-べ
On-yomi: ヘン

direction

Meaning: direction; person; alternative
Kun-yomi: かた/-かた/-がた
On-yomi: ホウ

fur

Meaning: fur; hair; feather; down
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: モウ

tree

Meaning: tree; wood
Kun-yomi: き/こ-
On-yomi: ボク/モク

not

Meaning: not; must not; do not; be not
Kun-yomi: なか.れ/なし
On-yomi: モチ/ブツ/ボツ

reasonable

Meaning: reasonable; just; natural; superb; outstanding; plausible
Kun-yomi: もっと.も/とが.める
On-yomi: ユウ

monme

Meaning: monme; 3.75 grams; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi: もんめ/め
On-yomi:

unlucky

Meaning: unlucky; misfortune; bad luck; disaster
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヤク

friend

Meaning: friend
Kun-yomi: とも
On-yomi: ユウ

beforehand

Meaning: beforehand; previous; myself; I
Kun-yomi: あらかじ.め
On-yomi: ヨ/シャ

six

Meaning: six
Kun-yomi: む/む.つ/むっ.つ/むい
On-yomi: ロク/リク

one

Meaning: one
Kun-yomi: ひと-/ひと.つ
On-yomi: イチ/イツ

beggar

Meaning: beggar; beg; give
Kun-yomi: こ.う
On-yomi: カイ

high spirits

Meaning: high spirits
Kun-yomi: たかぶる
On-yomi: コウ

two people

Meaning: two people
Kun-yomi: したが.う/したが.える/より
On-yomi: ショウ/ジュウ/ジュ

therefore

Meaning: therefore; consequently
Kun-yomi: よ.って/しきりに/なお/よる
On-yomi: ジョウ/ニョウ

be seen dimly

Meaning: be seen dimly; suggest; intimate; faint; stupid; hint
Kun-yomi: ほの.か/ほの-/ほの.めかす/ほの.めく/かたむ.く
On-yomi: ソク

fall

Meaning: fall; lie down; bend
Kun-yomi: たお.れる
On-yomi:

surplus or excess

Meaning: surplus or excess; remainder
Kun-yomi: はたら.く
On-yomi: ドウ/リュク/リキ/ロク/リョク

auxiliary word for euphony or emphasis

Meaning: auxiliary word for euphony or emphasis
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ケイ

soldier

Meaning: soldier; private; die
Kun-yomi: そっ.する/お.える/お.わる/ついに/にわか
On-yomi: ソツ/シュツ

thirty

Meaning: thirty
Kun-yomi: さんじゅう
On-yomi: ソウ

law

Meaning: law; rule; rash; hasty
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ベン/ヘン/ハン

decide

Meaning: decide; determine; archery glove
Kun-yomi: わ.ける
On-yomi: カイ/ケツ/ケチ

early death

Meaning: early death; calamity
Kun-yomi: わか.い/わかじに/わざわい
On-yomi: ヨウ/オウ/カ

an official rank

Meaning: an official rank
Kun-yomi: おさ/ただ.す
On-yomi: イン

mountain saddle

Meaning: mountain saddle
Kun-yomi: たわ/たお
On-yomi: ガイ

phoneme only

Meaning: phoneme only; (kokuji)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

halberd

Meaning: halberd; arms; festival car; float; tasselled spear radical (no. 62)
Kun-yomi: ほこ/ほこづくり
On-yomi:

pull

Meaning: pull; tie up; prick; stab
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: サツ/アツ

strike

Meaning: strike; hit; folding chair radical (no. 66)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ホク

strike

Meaning: strike; hit; folding chair radical variant (no. 66)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ホク

nothing

Meaning: nothing; not exist; crooked heaven radical (no.71)
Kun-yomi: なし/ない
On-yomi: ブ/ム

say

Meaning: say; reason; pretext; history; past; flat sun radical (no. 73)
Kun-yomi: いわ.く/のたま.う/のたま.わく/ここに
On-yomi: エツ

bare bone

Meaning: bare bone; bad; wrong; death radical (n. 78)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ガツ/ガチ/タイ

pike

Meaning: pike; windy-again radical (no. 79)
Kun-yomi: また/ほこ
On-yomi: シュ

do not

Meaning: do not; must not; be not; mother radical (no. 80)
Kun-yomi: はは/ぼ/ない/なか.れ
On-yomi: ブ/ム

spirit

Meaning: spirit; steam radical (no. 84)
Kun-yomi: いき
On-yomi: キ/ケ

to mix with

Meaning: to mix with; to associate with; to join; double X radical (no. 89)
Kun-yomi: まじ.わる
On-yomi: コウ/ギョウ

left-side kata radical (no. 91)

Meaning: left-side kata radical (no. 91)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ショウ/ソウ

the period from 1 to 3 am

Meaning: the period from 1 to 3 am; 2nd character of the "branches"
Kun-yomi: うし
On-yomi: チュウ

catch

Meaning: catch
Kun-yomi: も.つ/と.る
On-yomi: ケキ/キャク

dense

Meaning: dense
Kun-yomi: さんらん.する
On-yomi: カイ

abundant

Meaning: abundant; lush; bountiful; plenty; fat face; luxurious growth of grass
Kun-yomi: みめよ.い/しげ.る
On-yomi: ホウ/フ/フウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: キュウ

four

Meaning: four
Kun-yomi: よ/よ.つ/よっ.つ/よん
On-yomi:

lonely

Meaning: lonely; solitary
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: テイ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: かさ
On-yomi: サン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ずきん/おお.う
On-yomi: ボウ/モウ

tender

Meaning: tender; weak; gradually alternating
Kun-yomi: あや.うい
On-yomi: ゼン/ネン

to move on

Meaning: to move on; doubtful
Kun-yomi: おこた.る/ためら.う/うたが.う
On-yomi: イン/ユ

to create

Meaning: to create; to make; to invent; to begin
Kun-yomi: つく.る/はじ.める/きず.つける
On-yomi: ソウ/ショウ

equal

Meaning: equal
Kun-yomi: すく.ない/ひと.しい
On-yomi: イン

lofty

Meaning: lofty; high; raise; high-priced
Kun-yomi: のぞ.む/な.す/たか.ぶる
On-yomi: キョウ/ゴウ

to look upward

Meaning: to look upward
Kun-yomi: あお.ぐ/たるき/のき
On-yomi: セン/ギ/エン

the fore-arm

Meaning: the fore-arm; the upper-arm; round
Kun-yomi: かいな/ひじ/まる.い
On-yomi: コウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: とな.る/となり
On-yomi: リン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: かす.か
On-yomi: アツ/エチ

lame

Meaning: lame
Kun-yomi: まげあし
On-yomi: オウ

to go round

Meaning: to go round; to make a circuit; to make a revolution; to turn round
Kun-yomi: めぐ.る/めぐ.らす
On-yomi: ソウ

pierce

Meaning: pierce; penetrate; brace
Kun-yomi: つらぬ.く
On-yomi: カン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: すく.う
On-yomi: ショウ

fire

Meaning: fire; fire radical (no. 86)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヒョウ/カ

claw radical (no. 87)

Meaning: claw radical (no. 87)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

ox

Meaning: ox; cow; cow radical (no. 93)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

cult

Meaning: cult; showing radical (no. 113)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

net radical variant (no. 122)

Meaning: net radical variant (no. 122)
Kun-yomi: あみがしら/よこめ
On-yomi: モウ/ボウ

a net

Meaning: a net; net-like; radical 122
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

parapet

Meaning: parapet; invisible
Kun-yomi: みえぬ
On-yomi: ベン/メン

half of tree trunk

Meaning: half of tree trunk; rad. no. 90
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ハツ/ハチ

equal

Meaning: equal; impartially; uniform; even
Kun-yomi: すくない/ひとしい
On-yomi: イン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

open

Meaning: open; initiate; begin; start
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: あげまき/あらがね/くさかんむり
On-yomi: カン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: くさかんむり
On-yomi: ソウ

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