The 150 most used Kanji in the Japanese language

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Today we are going to see the 150 most used kanji in the Japanese language. I cannot say how this research was carried out, but I confirm its veracity.

Can you recognize and understand all the kanji on the list? Can you remember words that are used a lot in everyday life that use the kanji in the list below?

There may be some error, or the translation may not make sense, because everything will depend on the context or other kanji that will form the words. A kanji cannot be merely translated or given meaning.

RankingTracesKanjiOn-YomiKun-YomiPortuguese
14NICHI / SHITSUhi / -bi / -kaday, sun, japan
21ICHI / ITSUhito- / hito (tsu)one
32JUU / JIT- / JUT-too / toten
42NI / JIfuta / futa (tsu) / futata (bi)two
53DAI / TAIoo- / oo (kii) / -oo (ini)big, huge
63SAN / ZOUmi / mi (tsu) / mit- (tsu)three
79KEIkaka (ru) / kakari / -gakari / kaka (waru)person in charge, connection, duty, self-interest
86KAI / Ea (u) / a (waseru) / atsu (maru)encounter, meeting, party, association, interview, unites
98KOKUkunicountry, land, nation
106NENtoshiyear
114CHUUnaka / uchi / ata (ru)in, interior, middle, middle, center
125HONmotorcyclebook, present, real, true, main, suffix for counting long things
134GOitsu / itsu (tsu)five
145SHIyo / yo (tsu) / yot- (tsu) / yonfour
155SHUTSU / SUIof (ru) / -de / da (su) / -da (su) / i (deru) / i (dasu)exit, let
163JOU / SHOU / SHANsingle / -unique / uwa- / kami / a (geru) / -a (geru) / a (garu) / -a (garu) / a (gari) / -a (gari) / nobo (ru) / nobo ( ri) / nobo (seru) / nobo (su) / yo (su)up, up, over, climb, climb, up, climb
1710JItoki / -dokitime, hour
186DOUona (ji)same, agree, same
198CHOUnaga (i) / osalong, ambition, leader, boss
208TOUhigashieast
216KOU / GYOU / ANi (ku) / yu (ku) / -yu (ki) / -yuki / -i (ki) / -iki / okona (u) / oko (nau)go, travel, travel
228JI / ZUkoto / tsuka (u) / tsuka (eru)matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
238GAKUmana (bu)study, learning, science
245SEI / SHOUi (kiru) / i (kasu) / i (keru) / u (mareru) / u (mare) / umare / u (um) / o (u) / um (eru) / um (yasu) / ki / nama / nama- / na (ru) / na (su) / um (su) / -ulife, genuine, birth
254GETSU / GATSUtsukimonth moon
268SHAmonosomeone, person
274ROKU / RIKUmu / mu (tsu) / mut- (tsu) / muisix
2812KAN / KENaida / ma / aiinterval, space
294HOUkata / -kata / -catdirection, person, alternative
304BUN / FUN / BUwa (keru) / wa (ke) / wa (kareru) / wa (karu) / wa (katsu)part, minute, segment, part, degree, duty, understand, know, value, 1%, opportunities, shaku / 10
319ZENmae / -maeahead, before
329GO / KOUnochi / ushi (ro) / ushiro / ato / oku (reru)back, back, later
336CHI / JI earth ground
3412JOU / CHOUbalocation, place
354SHU / ZUte / te- / -te / ta-hand
369SEI / SHOUmatsurigoto / manpolitics, government
378TEKIBushtarget center, mark, target, object
389HATSU / HOTSUta (tsu) / aba (ku) / oko (ru) / tsuka (wasu) / hana (tsu)release, departure, publish, issue, from, reveal
396GOU / GAT- / KAT-a (u) / -a (u) / a (i) / ai- / -a (i) / -ai / a (wasu) / a (waseru) / -a (waseru)fit, join
402HACHIya / ya (tsu) / yat- (tsu) / yo_eight
4120GI deliberation, consultation, debate, consideration
4211BU-besection, biro, department, class, copy, part, portion, suffix for counting newspapers or magazines
4314TOU / TEine / ina-rice plant
4410IN employee, member, number, in charge
457KENmi (ru) / mi (eru) / mi (seru)see, hopes, opportunities, idea, opinion, look, visible
468KYOU / KEI / KINmiyakocapital, 10 to 16
472KYUU / KUkokono / kokono (tsu)nine
487SHAyashirocompany, firm, office, association, temple
497TAI / TSUIaite / kota (eru) / serum (i) / tsurea (i) / nara (bu) / muka (u)vis-a-vis, contrary, even, equal, versus, anti-, compares
5013GYOU / GOUwazabusiness, vocation, arts, performance
512SHICHInana / nana (tsu) / nanoSeven
523SHI / SU / TSUko / -ko / -t- (ko) / nekid
5313SHINatara (shii) / ara (ta) / ara- / nii-new
546JI / SHImizuka (ra) / ono (zukara) / ono (zuto)himself
5510KOUtaka (i) / taka / -daka / taka (maru) / taka (meru)expensive, tall
564NAI / DAIuchiinterior, indoors, between, house, house
575RITSU / RYUU / RITTORUta (tsu) / -ta (tsu) / ta (chi -) / ta (teru) / -ta (teru) / ta (te -) / tate- / -ta (te) / -da (te) / - da (teru)stand up, get up
589SOU / SHOUthere-inter-, mutual, together, mutually, minister of state, counselor, aspect, face, physiognomy
599DO / TO / TAKUtabi / -ta (i)degrees, occurrence, time, suffix to count for occurrences
606KAI / Emawa (ru) / -mawa (ru) / -mawa (laughs) / mawa (su) / -mawa (su) / mawa (shi -) / -mawa (shi) / motoo (ru) / ka (eru)times, round, game, revolve, suffix for counting occurrences, rotate
6111MONto (u) / to (i) / tonask, question, problem
628TEI / JOUsada (meru) / sada (maru) / sada (ka)determine, fix, establish, decide
6315OKU hundred million, 10 to 8
645MOKU / BOKUme / me / ma-eye, class, look, vision, experience, attention, favor
653SHOUchii (out) / ko- / o- / only-small, little
662RYOKU / RIKI / RIIchikarastrength, strong, effort, endure, exercise
676ZENmatta (ku) / up (te)whole, whole, everything, complete, fill
684ENmaru (i) / maru / mado / mado (ka) / maro (yaka)circle, yen, round
696KI / KEikispirit, mind
709-to_gemountain peak, mountain pass, climax, ridge, (kokuji)
718KIN / KON / GONkane / kana- / -ganegold
7210TSUU / TSUtoo (ru) / too (laughs) / -too (laughs) / -doo (laughs) / too (su) / too (shi) / -doo (shi) / kayo (u)traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, letter count suffix
7312KAIhira (ku) / hira (ki) / -bira (ki) / hira (keru) / a (ku) / a (keru)open, unfold, detach
7413SENikusa / tataka (u) / onono (ku) / soyogu / wanana (ku)war, battle, dispute
755SHIichimarket, town, town
766EIB / MAI / MEUTORUkome / yonerice, USA
775MINtamipeople, nation, affairs
783SENchithousand
7910RENtsura (naru) / tsura (neru) / tsu (reru) / -dzu (re)lead the way, primacy, unite, connect, party, gang, group
807KETSUki (meru) / -gi (me) / ki (maru) / um (ku)decide, fix, agree on, appoint
8111GENarawa (reru) / arawa (su)present, existence, reality
822NYUU / NIT-i (ru) / -i (ru) / -i (ri) / i (reru) / -i (re) / hai (ru) / hama (ru)enter, insert
834GOanmidday
845UM / TAIka (waru) / kawa (ru) / kawa (ri) / -gawa (ri) / ka (eru) / yo / shirosubstitute, change, converted, reset, period, age, generation, charge, value, rate
8511NOW / TEI prefix for ordinal numbers, residence
868JITSU / SHITSUmi / mino (ru) / makoto / makotoni / mino / michi (ru) / jit-reality, truth
875SHU / SU / SHUUnushi / omo / arujilord, boss, master, main thing, main
8811DOUugo (ku) / ugo (ku)move, move, change, already melt, swap, shake
898MEI / MYOU / MINa (kari) / aka (rui) / aka (rumu) / aka (ramu) / aki (raka) / a (keru) / -a (ke) / a (ku) / a (kuru) / a (kasu)bright light
9010TOUnakama / muraparty, faction, cheerleader
916TOUa (taru) / a (tari) / a (teru) / a (te) / masa (ni) / masa (nibeshi)strike, right, appropriate, himself
923KA / GEshita / shimo / moto / single (geru) / single (garu) / kuda (ru) / kuda (ri) / kuda (su) / -kuda (su) / kuda (saru) / o (rosu) / o (laughu )down, down, down, bottom, down, sub, under
9314KANseki / -zeki / kaka (waru) / karakuri / kannukiconnection, obstacle, passage, evolve, concerning
9410KA / KEie / ya / uchihome
9515調CHOUshira (beru) / shira (be) / totono (u) / totono (eru)song, tone, metric, clef (music), style of writing, preparing, exorcising, investigating
9618SO topic, subject
9711KYOUoshi (eru) / oso (waru)teach, faith, doctrine
9813I idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, attention, taste
994KU / OU / KOU waº, district
1005HOKUkitanorth
10116KIOKmechanism, opportunity, occasion, machine, plane
1029YOUI (ru)need, main point, essence, pivot, key to
1034KA / KEba (keru) / ba (kasu) / fu (keru) / ke (C132suru)change, take the form of, influence, enchant, deceive, seduce, -isation
10411YA / SHOninth-plains, countryside, rustic, civilian life
1057RAI / TAIku (ru) / kita (ru) / kita (su) / ki (tasu) / ki (taru) / ki / kocome, due, next, cause, become
10611IRkotowarilogic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth
1077TAI / TEIkarada / katachibody, substance, object, reality, suffix for counting for images
10811KYOU / GOUtsuyo (i) / tsuyo (maru) / tsuyo (meru) / shi (iru) / kowa (i)strong, powerful, force
1096SEI / JOUna (ru) / na (su) / -na (su)become, obtain, grow, pass, achieve
1105GAI / GEsoto / hoka / hazu (su) / hazu (reru) + C190 / to-outside
11111TO / TSUmiyakometropolis, capital
1127SAKU / UMtsuku (ru) / tsuku (laughs) / -dzuku (laughs)make, production, prepare, construction
11315SENwas (bu)elect, select, choose, prefer
1148SHOtokoro / -tokoro / dokoro / tokoplace
1153MAN / BANyorozuten thousand
1164KOU / KUooyakepublic, prince, official, governmental
1178HYOUomote / -omote / arawa (su) / arawa (reru) / ara (wasu)surface, table, graph, diagram
11812SAI / SHUmotto (mo) / tsumamaximum, largest, extreme capacity
1197KIN / KONchika (i)close, early, inbreeding, equivalent
12012KI / GO period, time, date, term
1219SHIomo (u) / omoera (ku) / obo (su)think
1225SEI / SHOUtada (shii) / tada (su) / masa / masa (ni)correct, justice, correct, right, 10 to 40
1238BUTSU / MOTSUmono / mono-thing, object, matter
12412DOU / TOUmichipath, road, street, district, travel, course, morals, teachings, philosophy
1258FU burgo, urban region, high commission, representative body, deposit
1268HOU / HAT- / HOT- / FURANnorimethod, law, rule, principle, model, system
1279YOU promise about to back off
1285YOUmochi (iru)use, business, service, use, employ
1299TENtsu (keru) / tsu (ku) / ta (teru) / sa (su) / tobo (su) / tome (su) / bochipoint, mark, decimal point
1306ANyasu (i) / yasu (maru) / yasu / yasu (raka)relax, calm, low, cheap, rested, peaceful, satisfied
1314FU / BU negative, negative, no, ugly, bad, inelegant prefix
13211ALREADYtsuto (meru)task, duties
1334SHINkokoro / -gokoroheart, mind, spirit
13411SANu (mu) / u (mareru) / ubu- / mu (su)products, give birth, be born, give birth, birth, native, goods
1354KON / KINmagnetnow
1363SENkawacurrent river
13711KEI / KYOUhe (ru) / ta (tsu) / tateito / jáka (ru) / norisutra, longitude, pass through, exhale, bend
1388Iyuda (neru)committee, trust, leave to, dedicate, discard
1395Imot- (te)by means of, because, in view of, compared with
1406KYOUtome / tome (ni) / -domaintogether, both (in affirmation), none (in neg.), all, and, likewise, with
14110GENharameadow, original, primitive, field, plain, prairie, tundra, hinterland
1429JUU / CHOUe / omo (i) / omo (ri) / omo (nau) / kasa (neru) / kaum (naru) / omoheavy, stacking, stack of boxes, folding
14312KETSU / KECHImusu (bu) / yu (u) / yu (waeru)tie, unite, contract, union, organize, comb, close
1449KAIumiocean, sea
1454SUImizu / mizu-Water
1465DA / DAASUu (tsu) / u (chi-)hit, access, hit, pound, dozen
1476MEI / MYOUna / -naname, fame, distinction, reputation
1487CHOUmachivillage, town, block, street
1494YO / SHAarakaji (me)beforehand, prior, myself, I
1506OKoo (i) / masa (ni) / masa (ru)many, frequent, much

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