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

Speed

Stroke order

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

6 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
meat
Kun:
しし
On:
ニク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
986 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 肉 【ニク】 flesh, meat, the physical body (as opposed to the spirit), thickness, ink pad
  • 肉親 【ニクシン】 blood relationship, blood relative
  • 食肉 【ショクニク】 meat (for consumption)
  • 中肉 【チュウニク】 medium build, meat of medium quality

Kun reading compounds

  • 肉 【にく】 flesh, meat, the physical body (as opposed to the spirit), thickness, ink pad
  • 肉合い 【ししあい】 fleshiness, plumpness
  • 鹿 【かのしし】 deer meat, deer

Readings

Chinese:
rou4
Korean:
yug, yu

Spanish

  • carne

Portuguese

  • carne

French

  • chair
  • viande
297 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
365 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
779 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3724 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
533 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
241 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
223 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
223 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
561 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1010 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3966 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2042 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1031 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29236 Morohashi
3200 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4753 New Nelson (John Haig)
1022 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1098 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
134 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1653 2001 Kanji
2a4.20 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-2 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
3-2-4 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
38-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8089 Unicode hex code