Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
yellow
Parts:
yellow
Kun:
こ-
On:
コウオウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 黄色 【キイロ】 yellow, amber
  • 紅葉 【コウヨウ】 autumn colours, fall colors, leaves changing color (colour), leaves turning red, red leaves, leaves turning yellow, yellow leaves, (Japanese) maple (Acer japonicum), venison, layered colors in garments, resembling autumn colors
  • 玄黄 【ゲンコウ】 black and yellow silk (offered to gods), heaven and earth
  • 天地玄黄 【テンチゲンコウ】 Heaven is black and earth is yellow, heaven and earth
  • 黄金時代 【オウゴンジダイ】 Golden Age
  • 黄金 【オウゴン】 gold
  • 卵黄 【ランオウ】 egg yolk
  • 六フッ化硫黄 【ロクフッカイオウ】 sulfur hexafluoride

Kun reading compounds

  • 黄 【き】 yellow
  • 黄色 【きいろ】 yellow, amber
  • 海気 【かいき】 sea air, sea breeze, ocean and atmosphere, type of yarn-dyed silk goods

Readings

Japanese names:
うい、 れい
Chinese:
huang2
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • amarillo

Portuguese

  • amarelo

French

  • jaune
214 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
133 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
120 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1063 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5399 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
469 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1021 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
780 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
794 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
993 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1939 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3116 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1596 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1766 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47926P Morohashi
2468 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7045 New Nelson (John Haig)
1750 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1887 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
3k8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
4480.6 Four corner code
18-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ec4 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 染色 【センショク】 dyeing, staining, dyed colour (color)
  • 異色 【イショク】 unique, distinctive, novel, singular, unusual, special, different color (colour)
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, complexion, appearance, look, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, kind, type, variety
  • 色々 【いろいろ】 various, all sorts of, variety of, various colors (colours)
  • 水色 【みずいろ】 light blue, pale blue, aqua
  • 小麦色 【こむぎいろ】 light brown, golden brown, tan

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Chinese:
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code