Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
西
Variants:
smoke
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1290 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 煙草 【タバコ】 tobacco, cigarette, cigaret, cigar, tobacco plant (Nicotiana tabacum)
  • 煙突 【エントツ】 chimney, smokestack, funnel (of a ship), stovepipe, carrying a passenger without turning on the taximeter
  • 噴煙 【フンエン】 (eruption of) smoke
  • 黒煙 【コクエン】 black smoke

Kun reading compounds

  • 煙る 【けむる】 to smoke (e.g. fire), to billow smoke, to smoulder, to be hazy, to look dim
  • 煙 【けむり】 smoke, fumes
  • 煙草 【たばこ】 tobacco, cigarette, cigaret, cigar, tobacco plant (Nicotiana tabacum)
  • 黒煙 【こくえん】 black smoke
  • 砂煙 【すなけむり】 cloud of sand (dust, etc.)
  • 煙い 【けむい】 smoky

Readings

Japanese names:
たば
Chinese:
yan1
Korean:
yeon, in

Spanish

  • humo
  • humeante
  • fumarolas
  • humear

Portuguese

  • fumaça

French

  • fumée
1027 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1147 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2784 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
914 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
718 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
919 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
941 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1045 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1269 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1294 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
700 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1626 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19203X Morohashi
1021 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1612 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1739 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1645 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4d9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
1-1-12 SKIP code
9181.4 Four corner code
17-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7159 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
Kun:
くさくさ--ぐさ
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
967 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 草 【ソウ】 draft, rough copy, cursive script, "grass" kanji
  • 草案 【ソウアン】 draft, draught
  • 除草 【ジョソウ】 weeding
  • 起草 【キソウ】 drafting, draughting, drawing up a bill

Kun reading compounds

  • 草 【くさ】 grass, weed, herb, thatch, ninja, not genuine, substandard, laughter, LOL
  • 草木 【くさき】 plants, vegetation
  • 水草 【すいそう】 water plant
  • 若草 【わかくさ】 green grass, young (fresh) grass

Readings

Japanese names:
そ、 や
Chinese:
cao3
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • hierba
  • planta

Portuguese

  • grama
  • erva daninha
  • ervas
  • pasto
  • escrever
  • esboçar

French

  • herbe
  • mauvaise herbe
  • plantes
  • pâturage
  • écrire
  • ébauche
106 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
162 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
705 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3939 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
118 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
865 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
934 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
249 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
249 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
567 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
652 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2813 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1953 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
229 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30945P Morohashi
2263 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5032 New Nelson (John Haig)
224 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
238 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
77 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3k6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4440.6 Four corner code
33-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8349 Unicode hex code