Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
current, a sink, flow, forfeit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
280 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 流 【リュウ】 fashion, way, style, manner, school (of thought), class, rank, rate, current (electrical, water, etc.), flow, stream
  • 流行遅れ 【リュウコウオクレ】 out of fashion, out of style, outmoded
  • 直流 【チョクリュウ】 direct current, DC
  • 韓流 【ハンリュウ】 influx of South Korean pop culture (into Japan)
  • 流 【ル】 exile
  • 流布 【ルフ】 circulation, dissemination
  • 配流 【ハイル】 exile, banishment
  • 愛してる 【アイシテル】 I love you

Kun reading compounds

  • 流れる 【ながれる】 to stream, to flow (liquid, time, etc.), to run (ink), to be washed away, to be carried, to drift, to float (e.g. clouds), to wander, to stray, to sweep (e.g. rumour, fire), to spread, to circulate, to be heard (e.g. music), to be played, to lapse (e.g. into indolence, despair), to pass, to elapse, to be transmitted, to be called off, to be forfeited, to disappear, to be removed
  • 流れ 【ながれ】 stream, current, flow, course of events
  • 流れる 【ながれる】 to stream, to flow (liquid, time, etc.), to run (ink), to be washed away, to be carried, to drift, to float (e.g. clouds), to wander, to stray, to sweep (e.g. rumour, fire), to spread, to circulate, to be heard (e.g. music), to be played, to lapse (e.g. into indolence, despair), to pass, to elapse, to be transmitted, to be called off, to be forfeited, to disappear, to be removed
  • 流す 【ながす】 to drain, to pour, to spill, to shed (blood, tears), to wash away, to distribute (e.g. electricity over wires, music over a PA system, etc.), to circulate, to broadcast, to beam, to cruise (e.g. taxi), to float, to set adrift, to call off (a meeting, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 ながれ、 めぐる
Chinese:
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • corriente
  • derramar
  • verter

Portuguese

  • corrente
  • afundar
  • fluxo
  • derrocada

French

  • courant
  • style
  • mode
  • évier
  • flux
  • confisquer (un article en gage)
334 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
432 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
409 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
296 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2576 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
329 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
682 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1332 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
247 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
247 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
279 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1200 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
325 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
771 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17572P Morohashi
441 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3160 New Nelson (John Haig)
764 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
826 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
235 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
367 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
357 2001 Kanji
3a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3011.3 Four corner code
3411.3 Four corner code
46-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d41 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 新星 【シンセイ】 nova, new face, new star
  • 小惑星 【ショウワクセイ】 asteroid
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star, any light-emitting (or reflecting) heavenly body (except for the sun and the moon), offender, perpetrator, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, circular symbol (said to be shaped like a shining star), bullseye, one's star (out of the nine stars), the star that determines one's fate, small dot, spot, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Chinese:
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code