Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
dark blue, navy
On:
コン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1825 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紺 【コン】 navy blue, deep blue
  • 紺屋 【コウヤ】 dyer
  • 紫紺 【シコン】 bluish purple

Readings

Chinese:
gan4
Korean:
gam

Spanish

  • azul oscuro
  • azul marino

Portuguese

  • azul escuro
  • azul-marinho

French

  • bleu marine
1279 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1738 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3517 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1653 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1629 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1954 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1493 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1592 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1562 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1524 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1688 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
899 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1219 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1774 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27362 Morohashi
1332 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4466 New Nelson (John Haig)
1758 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1895 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1472 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2497.0 Four corner code
26-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d3a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
blue 青 (靑)
Parts:
blue, green
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
589 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 青年 【セイネン】 youth, young man
  • 青少年 【セイショウネン】 youth, young person
  • 入れ墨 【イレズミ】 tattoo
  • 回青 【カイセイ】 Mohammedan blue (pigment used in porcelain painting)
  • 青面金剛 【ショウメンコンゴウ】 Blue-Faced Vajra
  • 青龍 【セイリョウ】 blue dragon (an auspicious creature in Chinese mythology), Azure Dragon (god said to rule over the eastern heavens)
  • 緑青 【ロクショウ】 verdigris, green rust, copper rust
  • 岩緑青 【イワロクショウ】 green verditer

Kun reading compounds

  • 青 【あお】 blue, green, green light, black (horse coat color), immature, unripe, young
  • 青い 【あおい】 blue, green, pale, unripe, inexperienced
  • プロシア青 【プロシアあお】 Prussian blue
  • 深青 【ふかあお】 dark blue, deep blue, navy blue
  • 青い 【あおい】 blue, green, pale, unripe, inexperienced
  • 青息吐息 【あおいきといき】 deep distress

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
qing1
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • azul
  • verde
  • pálido

Portuguese

  • verde
  • azul
  • imaturo
  • verde-claro

French

  • bleu
  • vert
36 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
52 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
43 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
390 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5076 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
331 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
273 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
700 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
208 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
208 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
47 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1871 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3084 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1573 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1548 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42564P Morohashi
2430 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6557 New Nelson (John Haig)
1534 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1654 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
393 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
74 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1446 2001 Kanji
4b4.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
5022.7 Four corner code
32-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9752 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 着色 【チャクショク】 colouring, coloring, colorant
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, complexion, appearance, look, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, kind, type, variety
  • 色合い 【いろあい】 hue, tinge, tint
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 橙色 【だいだいいろ】 orange color, orange colour

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Chinese:
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code