Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
black
Parts:
black
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
573 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 黒板 【コクバン】 blackboard
  • 黒色 【コクショク】 black (colour, color)
  • 大黒 【ダイコク】 god of wealth, monk's wife
  • 二黒 【ジコク】 second of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Saturn and southwest)

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒 【くろ】 black, black go stone, guilt, guilty person
  • 黒ずくめ 【くろずくめ】 completely black, black from top to bottom, black from head to toe
  • 黒ずむ 【くろずむ】 to blacken, to darken
  • 黒い 【くろい】 black, dark, illicit, wicked, underground
  • 黒い霧 【くろいきり】 thick fog (of suspicion), black veil of secrecy, covered-up crime, unethical act, etc.

Readings

Chinese:
hei1
Korean:
heug

Spanish

  • negro
  • maldad

Portuguese

  • preto

French

  • noir
80 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
137 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
124 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
317 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5403 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
286 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
284 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1486 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
206 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
206 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1940 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3406 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2388 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
176 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
48040 Morohashi
2740 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7052 New Nelson (John Haig)
174 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
186 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
204 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3640 2001 Kanji
4d7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
6033.1 Four corner code
25-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ed2 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
spot, point, mark, speck, decimal point
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
165 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 点 【テン】 spot, mark, point, dot, mark (e.g. in exam), score, points, comma, aspect, matter, respect, counter for goods, items, articles of clothing, works of art, etc.
  • 点数 【テンスウ】 marks, points, score, runs, number of items, credits
  • 有頂天 【ウチョウテン】 ecstasy
  • 句読点 【クトウテン】 punctuation mark, punctuation marks

Kun reading compounds

  • 点ける 【つける】 to turn on, to switch on, to light up
  • 点く 【つく】 to be lit (e.g. electricity comes on), to be lighted, to catch fire
  • 点てる 【たてる】 to make tea (matcha), to perform the tea ceremony
  • 注す 【さす】 to pour, to add (liquid), to serve (drinks), to put on (lipstick, etc.), to apply, to colour, to dye, to light (a fire), to burn
  • 点す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)
  • 点す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)

Readings

Chinese:
dian3
Korean:
jeom

Spanish

  • punto
  • marca

Portuguese

  • ponto
  • marca
  • ponto decimal

French

  • point
  • note
  • allumer
  • virgule (décimales)
285 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
196 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
179 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
141 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
804 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
229 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
714 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
169 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
169 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1275 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2587 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1322 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
171 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18980 Morohashi
2084 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3412 New Nelson (John Haig)
169 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
181 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
175 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
185 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1240 2001 Kanji
2m7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2133.6 Four corner code
37-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70b9 Unicode hex code