Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
red, naked
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
584 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 赤軍 【セキグン】 Red Army (Soviet Union, 1918-1946), Workers' and Peasants' Red Army
  • 赤外線 【セキガイセン】 infrared rays
  • 七赤 【シチセキ】 seventh of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Venus and west)
  • 発赤 【ホッセキ】 rubefaction (reddening of the skin)
  • 赤銅 【シャクドウ】 shakudo, gold-copper alloy, often with a blue patina
  • 赤銅色 【シャクドウイロ】 brown, tanned

Kun reading compounds

  • 赤 【あか】 red, crimson, scarlet, red-containing colour (e.g. brown, pink, orange), Red (i.e. communist), red light, red ink (i.e. in finance or proof-reading), (in) the red, complete, total, perfect, obvious, copper
  • 赤い 【あかい】 red, Red (i.e. communist)
  • 紅赤 【べにあか】 bright red tinged with yellow, variety of sweet potato with red skin and sweet yellow flesh (product of the Kawagoe region)
  • 真赤 【まあか】 bright red, deep red
  • 赤い 【あかい】 red, Red (i.e. communist)
  • 赤色 【あかいろ】 red, red color (colour), red-colored, red, communism, the left
  • 赤らむ 【あからむ】 to become red, to redden, to blush
  • 赤らめる 【あからめる】 to blush, to redden

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あこ、 あま
Chinese:
chi4
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • rojo
  • enrojecer
  • enrojecerse
  • sonrojarse

Portuguese

  • vermelho

French

  • rouge
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
51 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
46 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
476 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
275 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
254 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
443 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
207 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
207 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
46 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1751 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2719 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36993 Morohashi
2193 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5840 New Nelson (John Haig)
1743 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1880 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
406 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
68 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1441 2001 Kanji
3b4.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4023.1 Four corner code
4033.1 Four corner code
32-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d64 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
fish
Parts:
fish
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1208 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 魚雷 【ギョライ】 torpedo
  • 魚介類 【ギョカイルイ】 marine products, seafood, fish and shellfish
  • 生魚 【セイギョ】 raw fish, fresh fish
  • 稚魚 【チギョ】 fry, juvenile fish, fingerling

Kun reading compounds

  • 魚 【さかな】 fish
  • 魚市場 【うおいちば】 fish market
  • 生魚 【せいぎょ】 raw fish, fresh fish
  • 活魚 【かつぎょ】 live fish and shellfish (kept in a tank in a restaurant)
  • 魚 【さかな】 fish
  • 魚釣り 【さかなつり】 fishing
  • 焼き立ての魚 【やきたてのさかな】 fish hot from the oven
  • 旬の魚 【しゅんのさかな】 fish in season

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yu2
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • pez
  • pescado

Portuguese

  • peixe

French

  • poisson
190 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
98 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1008 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
603 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
103 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1485 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
290 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
290 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
485 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1931 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2636 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1825 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
173 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45956 Morohashi
2127 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6845 New Nelson (John Haig)
171 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
183 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
200 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2540 2001 Kanji
11a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-7-4 SKIP code
2733.6 Four corner code
21-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b5a Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
fish
Parts:
Variants:
sea bream, red snapper
Kun:
たい
On:
チョウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2446 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Kun reading compounds

  • 鯛 【たい】 sea bream (Sparidae), porgy, tai (species of reddish-brown Pacific sea bream, Pagrus major)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • 青武鯛 【あおぶたい】 Scarus ovifrons (species of parrotfish)
  • 腐っても鯛 【くさってもたい】 a diamond on a dunghill is still a diamond, quality is quality, an old eagle is better than a young crow, even if it's rotten, it's still sea bream

Readings

Chinese:
diao1
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • pargo
  • palometa
  • besugo

Portuguese

French

5305 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1971 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2832 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2272 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2360 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1213 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1660 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
46226P Morohashi
1881 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6884 New Nelson (John Haig)
2812 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2827 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11a8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-8 SKIP code
2732.0 Four corner code
34-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9bdb Unicode hex code