Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
rust-colored, red, red lead, pills, sincerity
Kun:
On:
タン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1402 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 丹念 【タンネン】 painstaking, careful, meticulous, scrupulous, detailed, elaborate
  • 丹精 【タンセイ】 working earnestly, sincerity, diligence, effort, pains
  • 牡丹 【ボタン】 tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa), moutan, wild boar (meat)
  • 伊勢丹 【イセタン】 Isetan (department store)

Kun reading compounds

  • 丹 【に】 red earth (i.e. containing cinnabar or minium), vermilion
  • 丹色 【にいろ】 red
  • 海胆 【うに】 sea urchin, seasoned sea urchin eggs
  • 黄丹 【おうだん】 orange color traditionally worn by the crown prince

Readings

Japanese names:
た、 たみ、 まこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dan1
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • rojo
  • sin adornos

Portuguese

  • Ferrugem
  • colorido
  • vermelho
  • pílulas

French

  • couleur de rouille
  • rouge
  • minium
  • pilules
1563 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1263 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
163 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1852 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1028 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
79 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1093 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1144 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1813 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
18 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4249 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2147 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2897 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2058 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
99 Morohashi
3441 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
36 New Nelson (John Haig)
2038 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2196 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1016 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3647 2001 Kanji
0a4.34 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
7744.0 Four corner code
1-35-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e39 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
paint, plaster, daub, smear, coating
Kun:
ぬ.るぬ.りまみ.れる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1414 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塗装 【トソウ】 coating, painting
  • 塗布 【トフ】 application (of ointment, etc.), coating
  • 道途 【ドウト】 road
  • 糊塗 【コト】 patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over

Kun reading compounds

  • 塗る 【ぬる】 to paint, to plaster, to lacquer, to varnish, to spread, to smear, to put up (wallpaper)
  • 塗り 【ぬり】 coating (esp. lacquering)
  • 塗り替える 【ぬりかえる】 to repaint, to paint again, to break (a record), to rewrite, to remake
  • 上塗り 【うわぬり】 final coat (of paint, plaster, varnish, etc.), finish, glazing, adding more of the same (of something negative, e.g. shame)
  • 春慶塗 【しゅんけいぬり】 Shunkei lacquerware, lacquerware created using transparent lacquer on yellow or red-stained wood, allowing the natural wood grain to be seen
  • 塗れる 【まみれる】 to be smeared, to be covered

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu2
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • pintar
  • embadurnar
  • untar
  • laquear
  • recubrir

Portuguese

  • pintura
  • gesso
  • emplastar
  • untar
  • cobertura

French

  • peinture
  • peindre
  • tartiner
  • barbouiller
  • enduire
  • recouvrir
1637 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1333 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1124 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1759 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
438 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2038 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1073 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1121 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1694 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
360 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3523 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1818 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2473 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1679 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5338 Morohashi
2841 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1074 New Nelson (John Haig)
1663 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1792 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1615 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
372 2001 Kanji
3b10.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-3 SKIP code
4416.3 Four corner code
3810.4 Four corner code
1-37-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5857 Unicode hex code