Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
silver
Kun:
しろがね
On:
ギン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
395 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 銀 【ギン】 silver (Ag), silver coin, money, silver medal, silver colour, silver color, bank, silver general
  • 銀行口座 【ギンコウコウザ】 bank account
  • 世銀 【セギン】 World Bank
  • 水銀 【スイギン】 mercury (Hg)

Kun reading compounds

  • 銀 【ぎん】 silver (Ag), silver coin, money, silver medal, silver colour, silver color, bank, silver general
  • 銀鯵 【しろがねあじ】 lookdown (Selene vomer)

Readings

Japanese names:
うん、 かな、 かね
Chinese:
yin2
Korean:
eun

Spanish

  • plata

Portuguese

  • prata

French

  • argent
196 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
281 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
263 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
264 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
379 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
268 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
313 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
313 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1817 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2156 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40355 Morohashi
1722 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6268 New Nelson (John Haig)
1459 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1569 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
427 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8713.2 Four corner code
22-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9280 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
river
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
663 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 川 【カワ】 river, stream, the .... river, (suffix used with the names of rivers)
  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 星河 【セイガ】 Milky Way
  • 決河 【ケッカ】 river breaking through (its dikes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 川 【かわ】 river, stream, the .... river, (suffix used with the names of rivers)
  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 追河 【おいかわ】 freshwater minnow, pale chub (Zacco platypus)
  • 恋河 【こいかわ】 oceans of love

Readings

Japanese names:
かっ、 こ、 こう
Chinese:
he2
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • río
  • corriente

Portuguese

  • rio

French

  • rivière
  • fleuve
561 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
658 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
628 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
698 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2530 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
633 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
669 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
597 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1170 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
148 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17245 Morohashi
336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3102 New Nelson (John Haig)
146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
679 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
349 2001 Kanji
3a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3112.0 Four corner code
18-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb3 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
lineage, system
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
567 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 系 【ケイ】 system, lineage, group, corollary, system (range of strata that correspond to a particular time period), (taxonomical) series
  • 系統発生 【ケイトウハッセイ】 phylogeny, phylogenesis
  • 日系 【ニッケイ】 (of) Japanese descent, non-Japanese of Japanese descent, nikkeijin, company, etc. set up with Japanese capital, company managed by Japanese or non-Japanese of Japanese descent
  • 水系 【スイケイ】 water system, river system, drainage system

Readings

Chinese:
xi4, ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • sistema
  • conexión
  • relación
  • linaje

Portuguese

  • linhagem
  • sistema

French

  • lignée
  • système
765 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
844 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
195 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
634 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1617 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
908 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
930 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
449 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1504 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2443 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27223 Morohashi
1944 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4433 New Nelson (John Haig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1492 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
849 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2241 2001 Kanji
6a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2-4-3 SKIP code
2090.3 Four corner code
23-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cfb Unicode hex code