Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
breath, respiration, son, interest (on money)
Kun:
いき
On:
ソク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
882 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 息子 【ムスコ】 son, penis
  • 息災 【ソクサイ】 good health
  • 喘息 【ゼンソク】 asthma
  • 鼻息 【ハナイキ】 nasal breathing, person's pleasure, excitement

Kun reading compounds

  • 息 【いき】 breath, breathing, tone, mood
  • 意気込む 【いきごむ】 to be enthusiastic about, to be eager, to be keen
  • 鼻息 【はないき】 nasal breathing, person's pleasure, excitement
  • 寝息 【ねいき】 breathing of a sleeping person

Readings

Chinese:
xi1, xi2
Korean:
sig

Spanish

  • respiración
  • aliento
  • hijo
  • interés (en dinero)
  • tono

Portuguese

  • hálito
  • respiração
  • filho
  • juros

French

  • respirer
  • fils
  • intérêts (prêt)
454 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
351 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
332 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
872 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
628 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
539 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1224 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1242 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1308 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1118 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
782 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3278 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1693 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2301 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
617 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10601 Morohashi
2647 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1850 New Nelson (John Haig)
610 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
657 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
359 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
858 2001 Kanji
4k6.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
2633.0 Four corner code
34-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
606f Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, master (founder of a school of thought, esp. Confucius), philosophy (branch of Chinese literature), non-Confucian Hundred Schools of Thought writings, you (of one's equals), -er (i.e. a man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendant, posterity, offspring
  • 椰子 【ヤシ】 palm tree (any tree of family Arecaceae)
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used for signature)
  • 雨後の筍 【うごのたけのこ】 similar things turning up one after another, bamboo shoots after rain
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 壬子 【みずのえね】 49th of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code