Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 meal, (one's) diet, food, foodstuff, foodstuffs, eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 食堂 【ショクドウ】 dining room, dining hall, cafeteria, messroom, restaurant, eatery, snack bar, diner
  • 飽食 【ホウショク】 gluttony, satiation, engorgement
  • 会食 【カイショク】 dining together, mess
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 食封 【ジキフ】 stipend given to a designated person, such as a noble, and which was paid by a designated household (ritsuryo system)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 斎食 【サイジキ】 morning meal (for priests, monks, etc.), food offering at a Buddhist ceremony

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistance
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to receive (e.g. a blow)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Chinese:
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
salt
Kun:
しお
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1148 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 塩 【シオ】 salt (i.e. sodium chloride), common salt, table salt, salt (e.g. sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, etc.), hardship, toil, trouble, saltiness
  • 塩分 【エンブン】 salt, salt content
  • 減塩 【ゲンエン】 reduction of salt, sodium restriction
  • 岩塩 【ガンエン】 halite, rock salt

Kun reading compounds

  • 塩 【しお】 salt (i.e. sodium chloride), common salt, table salt, salt (e.g. sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, etc.), hardship, toil, trouble, saltiness
  • 塩辛い 【しおからい】 salty (taste), briny
  • 岩塩 【がんえん】 halite, rock salt
  • 手塩 【てしお】 table salt, small plate

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • sal

Portuguese

  • Sal

French

  • sel
354 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
451 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
428 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1058 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1125 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
730 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
439 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1846 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1152 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
924 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
385 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
774 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
456 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
578 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1470 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5382 Morohashi
631 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1075 New Nelson (John Haig)
1458 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1568 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
603 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1474 2001 Kanji
3b10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4811.7 Four corner code
17-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5869 Unicode hex code