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

11 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
902 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 欲 【ヨク】 greed, craving, desire, avarice, wants
  • 欲に目がくらむ 【ヨクニメガクラム】 to be blinded by greed
  • 私欲 【シヨク】 self-interest, selfish desire
  • 勤労意欲 【キンロウイヨク】 will to work

Kun reading compounds

  • 欲する 【ほっする】 to want, to desire
  • 欲しい 【ほしい】 wanted, wished for, in need of, desired, I want (you) to
  • 欲しいだけ 【ほしいだけ】 as much as one wants, as many as one wants, all that one wishes for

Readings

Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
yog

Spanish

  • anhelo
  • ansia
  • deseo
  • querer
  • desear

Portuguese

  • ambicionar
  • cobiça
  • ambição
  • paixão
  • desejo
  • almejar

French

  • désirer
  • convoitise
  • avidité
  • passion
  • besoin
876 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
997 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
987 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
999 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4461 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
535 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
650 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1127 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1179 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1124 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1122 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1867 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
990 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1341 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16080 Morohashi
1475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2936 New Nelson (John Haig)
792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
855 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
936 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2062 2001 Kanji
4j7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
8768.2 Four corner code
45-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b32 Unicode hex code