Jisho

×

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
  • 染色 【センショク】 dyeing, staining, dyed colour (color)
  • 異色 【イショク】 unique, distinctive, novel, singular, unusual, special, different color (colour)
  • 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
  • 色々 【いろいろ】 various, various colors (colours)
  • 水色 【みずいろ】 light blue, pale blue, aqua
  • 小麦色 【こむぎいろ】 light brown, golden brown, tan

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

8 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
blind, blind man, ignoramus
Kun:
めくら
On:
モウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1767 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 盲導犬 【モウドウケン】 guide dog for the blind, seeing eye dog
  • 盲人 【モウジン】 blind person
  • 全盲 【ゼンモウ】 total blindness
  • 聾盲 【ロウモウ】 deafblindness, deaf-blind person

Kun reading compounds

  • 盲 【めくら】 blindness, blind person, illiteracy, illiterate person, ignorance, ignoramus
  • 盲穴 【めくらあな】 blind hole
  • 俄盲 【にわかめくら】 sudden blindness, one suddenly blinded
  • 作り盲 【つくりめくら】 feigned blindness

Readings

Chinese:
mang2
Korean:
maeng

Spanish

  • ciego
  • analfabeto
  • irresponsable

Portuguese

  • cortina
  • homem cego
  • ignorante

French

  • aveugle
  • ignorant
1852 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1499 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
297 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1177 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1558 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
936 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1375 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1462 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1278 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1378 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2547 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
497 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23132X Morohashi
2053 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3907 New Nelson (John Haig)
486 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
525 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1210 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
479 2001 Kanji
2j6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
44-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76f2 Unicode hex code