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

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
lumber, log, timber, wood, materials, ingredients, talent
On:
ザイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
565 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 材 【ザイ】 wood, lumber, timber, man of talent, (raw) material, ingredients
  • 材質 【ザイシツ】 material, material properties, quality of material
  • 器材 【キザイ】 tools and materials, equipment and materials
  • 廃材 【ハイザイ】 scrap wood, scrap material

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 さい
Chinese:
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • talento
  • habilidad
  • material
  • leño

Portuguese

  • tábuas
  • registro
  • pau
  • madeira
  • talento

French

  • matériaux
  • ingrédients
  • bois de charpente
  • bille de bois
  • bûche
  • talent
403 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
511 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
485 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
590 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2189 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
284 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
619 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
420 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
552 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
561 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
740 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1071 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1031 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
560 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
740 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
690 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14463 Morohashi
836 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2561 New Nelson (John Haig)
683 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
738 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
481 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1847 2001 Kanji
4a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
4490.0 Four corner code
26-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6750 Unicode hex code