Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
flavor, taste
Kun:
あじあじ.わう
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
442 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 味 【ミ】 (sense of) taste, counter for food, drink, medicine, etc.
  • 味噌 【ミソ】 miso, fermented condiment usu. made from soybeans, innards (from crabs, shrimps, etc.) resembling miso, key (main) point, good part (of something), weakling, weak person
  • 加味 【カミ】 seasoning, flavoring, flavouring, addition, inclusion, taking into account
  • 正味 【ショウミ】 net weight, useful part, actual content, real, effective, full

Kun reading compounds

  • 味 【あじ】 flavor, flavour, taste, charm, style, experience, smart, clever, witty, strange
  • 味がする 【あじがする】 to taste, to taste of, to have a taste
  • 持ち味 【もちあじ】 inherent flavor, inherent flavour, natural taste, distinctive characteristic (of a person, work, etc.), peculiar quality, special ability
  • 切れ味 【きれあじ】 sharpness, cutting ability, quickness (of wit), incisiveness, technical proficiency, skill, peppiness (of a ball)
  • 味わう 【あじわう】 to taste, to savor, to savour, to relish, to appreciate, to enjoy, to relish, to digest, to experience, to go through, to taste (e.g. victory), to know (e.g. pain)

Readings

Chinese:
wei4
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • sabor
  • gusto
  • experiencia

Portuguese

  • sabor
  • gosto

French

  • goût
  • saveur
516 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
415 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
393 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
295 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
913 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
339 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
137 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
572 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
307 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
307 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
311 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
302 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3456 Morohashi
274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
766 New Nelson (John Haig)
219 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
233 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
169 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
315 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3764 2001 Kanji
3d5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6509.0 Four corner code
44-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5473 Unicode hex code

14 strokes (also 15)
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 乾燥味噌 【カンソウミソ】 freeze-dried powdered miso (usu. salty), instant miso
  • 西京味噌 【サイキョウミソ】 Kyoto-style miso, Kyoto-style sweet white bean paste (esp. used for pickling fish)

Readings

Chinese:
cheng1, ceng1
Korean:
jaeng, jeung

Spanish

Portuguese

French

984 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
882 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
651 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
4303X Morohashi
873 New Nelson (John Haig)
2177 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d12.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
6806.6 Four corner code
33-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
564c Unicode hex code