Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
refined, ghost, fairy, energy, vitality, semen, excellence, purity, skill
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
752 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 精 【セイ】 spirit, sprite, nymph, energy, vigor (vigour), strength, fine details, semen
  • 精神 【セイシン】 mind, soul, heart, spirit, intention
  • 体外受精 【タイガイジュセイ】 in vitro fertilization, in vitro fertilisation
  • 受精 【ジュセイ】 fertilization, fertilisation, impregnation, pollination
  • 精進 【ショウジン】 concentration, diligence, devotion, asceticism, zeal in one's quest for enlightenment, adherence to a vegetarian diet
  • 精霊 【ショウリョウ】 spirit of the deceased
  • 無精 【ブショウ】 indolence, laziness, sloth
  • 水晶 【スイショウ】 crystal

Kun reading compounds

  • 精げる 【しらげる】 to polish (rice), to refine, to purify
  • 詳しい 【くわしい】 detailed, full, accurate, knowing very well, well-acquainted, well-informed

Readings

Japanese names:
きよ
Chinese:
jing1
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • refinar
  • purificar
  • preciso
  • detallado
  • vigor
  • energía
  • espíritu
  • esencia

Portuguese

  • refinado
  • fantasma
  • fada
  • energia
  • vitalidade
  • sêmen
  • excelência
  • pureza
  • habilidade

French

  • raffiné
  • fantôme
  • féérique
  • énergie
  • vitalité
  • sperme
  • excellence
  • pureté
  • habileté
647 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
748 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
725 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
672 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3480 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
457 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
806 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2131 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
659 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
670 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
877 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1500 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1729 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
924 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1549 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26997P Morohashi
1366 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1535 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1655 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
439 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
792 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1046 2001 Kanji
6b8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
9592.7 Four corner code
32-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cbe Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den
Kun:
す.くう
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1588 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 巣窟 【ソウクツ】 den, haunt, hangout, nest, lair
  • 巣穴 【スアナ】 nesting hole, burrow, den
  • 卵巣 【ランソウ】 ovary
  • 病巣 【ビョウソウ】 focus, nidus, lesion

Kun reading compounds

  • 巣 【す】 nest, rookery, breeding place, hive, den, haunt, (spider's) web
  • 巣食う 【すくう】 to build (a nest), to nest, to haunt (a place), to hang out (somewhere)
  • 古巣 【ふるす】 old haunts, former homes
  • 浮き巣 【うきす】 floating nest
  • 巣食う 【すくう】 to build (a nest), to nest, to haunt (a place), to hang out (somewhere)

Readings

Chinese:
chao2
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • nido
  • colmena
  • guarida

Portuguese

  • ninho
  • viveiro
  • colméia
  • teia
  • escondrijo

French

  • nid
  • colonie (fous)
  • ruche
  • toile (araignée)
  • antre
560 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1521 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
141 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1491 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1246 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1538 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1640 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1862 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2861 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1477 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1946 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8696P Morohashi
2295 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2705 New Nelson (John Haig)
1927 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2077 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
570 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
964 2001 Kanji
3n8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
9090.4 Four corner code
3290.4 Four corner code
33-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de3 Unicode hex code