Jisho

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Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 閃光 【センコウ】 flash (of light), glint, schiller
  • 閃亜鉛鉱 【センアエンコウ】 sphalerite, zinc blende
  • 一閃 【イッセン】 flash, brandish
  • 電光一閃 【デンコウイッセン】 flash of lightning

Kun reading compounds

  • 閃く 【ひらめく】 to flash (e.g. lightning), to flicker, to glitter, to sparkle, to gleam, to flutter (e.g. flag), to wave, to undulate, to flash into one's mind (e.g. an idea), to come to one suddenly
  • 閃き 【ひらめき】 flair, flash, insight, waving (e.g. of a flag in the wind)

Readings

Chinese:
shan3
Korean:
seom

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4942 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4114 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41214 Morohashi
6383 New Nelson (John Haig)
2774 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2796 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8e2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-2 SKIP code
7780.7 Four corner code
33-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9583 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 光景 【コウケイ】 scene, spectacle, sight, view
  • 光線 【コウセン】 beam, light ray
  • 閃光 【センコウ】 flash (of light), glint, schiller
  • 市内観光 【シナイカンコウ】 city sightseeing

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 一筋の希望の光 【ひとすじのきぼうのひかり】 a ray of hope
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Chinese:
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code