Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
three
Kun:
み.つみっ.つ
On:
サンゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
14 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 三 【サン】 three, tri-
  • 三 【サン】 three
  • 十三 【ジュウサン】 thirteen, 13, king (playing card)
  • 七三 【シチサン】 7 or 3 ratio, hair parted on one side
  • 四三 【シソウ】 one four-of-a-kind and one three-of-a-kind in a dealt hand, three and a four (in dice games)

Kun reading compounds

  • 三 【さん】 three, tri-
  • 三十日 【みそか】 last day of the month
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 三つ折り 【みつおり】 threefold, folded in three
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 3つの密 【みっつのみつ】 three Cs, three conditions that facilitate the transmission of infectious diseases (closed spaces, crowds, and close contact)

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 さ、 さい、 さえ、 さぶ、 ざ、 ざえ、 ざぶ、 そう、 ぞ、 ただ、 みつ、 みん、 も、 や
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san1
Korean:
sam

Spanish

  • tres
  • 3

Portuguese

  • três

French

  • trois
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
23 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
10 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
8 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
4 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
22 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
4 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
5 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2423 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1689 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12 Morohashi
1924 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
8 New Nelson (John Haig)
3 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
3 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
21 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
10 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-2 SKIP code
1010.1 Four corner code
1-27-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e09 Unicode hex code

13 strokes (also 14)
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蓬客 【ホウカク】 wanderer, drifter
  • 蓬窓 【ホウソウ】 window with a view of a Japanese mugwort thicket, poor house, humble house, primitive house

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓬 【よもぎ】 Japanese mugwort (Artemisia princeps), mugwort (any plant of genus Artemisia), wormwood, sagebrush
  • 蓬生 【よもぎう】 wasteland, area overgrown with weeds
  • 大蓬 【おおよもぎ】 Artemisia montana
  • タカ蓬 【タカよもぎ】 Artemisia selengensis

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
peng2
Korean:
bong

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4023 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2195 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2973 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2072 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31720 Morohashi
5099 New Nelson (John Haig)
2375 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2458 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k10.32 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-4-11 SKIP code
4430.4 Four corner code
1-43-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84ec Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蓬莱 【ホウライ】 Mount Penglai, Penglai Island, enchanted land of perpetual youth from Chinese mythology, sacred mountain (e.g. Mount Fuji, Mount Kumano, etc.), Kansai New Year decoration (made from food), Formosa, Taiwan
  • 三蓬莱 【サンホウライ】 the three sacred mountains: Fuji, Atsuta, and Kumano

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lai2
Korean:
rae

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3960 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2847 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
31262X Morohashi
5039 New Nelson (John Haig)
3k7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
4490.8 Four corner code
1-45-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83b1 Unicode hex code