Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
vegetable, side dish, greens
Kun:
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1327 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 菜 【サイ】 side dish
  • 菜園 【サイエン】 vegetable garden
  • 山菜 【サンサイ】 edible wild plants
  • 前菜 【ゼンサイ】 hors d'oeuvre, appetizer, appetiser, starter

Kun reading compounds

  • 菜 【な】 greens, vegetables, rape (Brassica napus), rapeseed
  • 菜種 【なたね】 rapeseed, coleseed
  • 若菜 【わかな】 young greens, young herbs
  • うまい菜 【うまいな】 Swiss chard

Readings

Japanese names:
よう
Chinese:
cai4
Korean:
chae

Spanish

  • verduras
  • entremeses
  • vegetales

Portuguese

  • legume
  • salada
  • verduras

French

  • légume
  • accompagnement (du riz)
401 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
509 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
483 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1108 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3982 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
870 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
246 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1447 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
931 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
958 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
774 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
660 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2880 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1486 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2004 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
742 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31184P Morohashi
2305 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5097 New Nelson (John Haig)
734 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
793 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
566 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k8.25 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
26-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83dc Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
pick, take, fetch, take up
Kun:
と.る
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
607 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 採決 【サイケツ】 vote, ballot, division
  • 採掘 【サイクツ】 mining
  • 伐採 【バッサイ】 felling timber, cutting down trees, logging, lumbering
  • 掘採 【クッサイ】 mining

Kun reading compounds

  • 採る 【とる】 to adopt (method, proposal, etc.), to take (measure, course of action, etc.), to decide on, to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather (e.g. mushrooms), to catch (e.g. insects), to extract (e.g. juice), to take (e.g. a sample), to assume (an attitude), to take on (workers, students), to employ, to hire, to draw in (e.g. water), to let in (e.g. light from a window)
  • 採るべき道 【とるべきみち】 course of action

Readings

Chinese:
cai3
Korean:
chae

Spanish

  • recoger
  • recolectar
  • seleccionar
  • elegir
  • recoger (fruta)
  • adoptar (medida)

Portuguese

  • escolher
  • pegar
  • trazer
  • erguer

French

  • cueillir
  • prendre
  • aller chercher
791 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
709 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
682 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
815 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1947 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
710 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
577 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1314 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
933 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
960 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
773 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
606 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
367 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
459 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12274X Morohashi
499 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2209 New Nelson (John Haig)
733 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
792 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
734 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1364 2001 Kanji
3c8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5209.4 Four corner code
26-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63a1 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
coloring, paint, makeup
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1251 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 彩雲 【サイウン】 glowing clouds
  • 油彩 【ユサイ】 oil painting
  • 光彩 【コウサイ】 brilliance, splendour, splendor

Kun reading compounds

  • 彩る 【いろどる】 to colour, to color, to paint, to apply make-up, to decorate, to garnish, to adorn, to add flair

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 さ、 さえ、 つや
Chinese:
cai3
Korean:
chae

Spanish

  • color
  • coloración
  • colorido
  • colorear

Portuguese

  • colorindo
  • pintura
  • maquilagem

French

  • colorer
  • peindre
  • maquillage
1290 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1341 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1590 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1660 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1273 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1413 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
932 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
959 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1619 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
616 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1103 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1502 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1730 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9992X Morohashi
1681 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1718 New Nelson (John Haig)
1714 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1850 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1429 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2060 2001 Kanji
3j8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
2292.2 Four corner code
26-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f69 Unicode hex code