Jisho

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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

11 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
coloring, paint, makeup
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1251 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 彩雲 【サイウン】 glowing clouds
  • 油彩 【ユサイ】 oil painting
  • 光彩 【コウサイ】 brilliance, splendour, splendor

Kun reading compounds

  • 彩る 【いろどる】 to colour, to color, to paint, to apply make-up, to decorate, to garnish, to adorn, to add flair

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 さ、 さえ、 つや
Chinese:
cai3
Korean:
chae

Spanish

  • color
  • coloración
  • colorido
  • colorear

Portuguese

  • colorindo
  • pintura
  • maquilagem

French

  • colorer
  • peindre
  • maquillage
1290 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1341 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1590 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1660 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1273 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1413 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
932 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
959 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1619 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
616 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1103 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1502 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1730 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9992X Morohashi
1681 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1718 New Nelson (John Haig)
1714 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1850 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1429 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2060 2001 Kanji
3j8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
2292.2 Four corner code
26-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f69 Unicode hex code