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

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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

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
waves, billows, Poland
Kun:
なみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
740 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 波 【ハ】 counter for waves (of a repeated occurrence)
  • 波長 【ハチョウ】 wavelength
  • 脳波 【ノウハ】 brain waves, electroencephalogram, EEG
  • 横波 【ヨコナミ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 波 【なみ】 wave, ups and downs
  • 波打つ 【なみうつ】 to dash against (of waves), to billow, to roll, to wave (e.g. in the wind), to heave, to pound (of a heart), to undulate
  • 高波 【たかなみ】 high waves, heavy seas
  • 横波 【よこなみ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら、 みな、 みなみ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo1, po1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • onda
  • ola
  • Polonia

Portuguese

  • ondas
  • vagas
  • Polônia

French

  • onde
  • vague
  • Pologne
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
367 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
606 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2529 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
666 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
388 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
811 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17308 Morohashi
330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3101 New Nelson (John Haig)
803 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
866 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3414.7 Four corner code
1-39-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce2 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sea, ocean
Kun:
うみ
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 海岸 【カイガン】 coast, beach
  • 海外 【カイガイ】 foreign, abroad, overseas
  • 航海 【コウカイ】 (sea) voyage, navigation, sailing, passage, cruise
  • 領海 【リョウカイ】 territorial waters

Kun reading compounds

  • 海 【うみ】 sea, ocean, waters
  • 海路 【かいろ】 sea route
  • 内海 【うちうみ】 inlet, bay, inland sea
  • 血の海 【ちのうみ】 sea of blood, pool of blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あま、 うな、 うん、 え、 か、 た、 ひろ、 ひろし、 ぶ、 まち、 まま、 み、 め、 わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hai3
Korean:
hae

Spanish

  • mar
  • océano
  • playa

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • mar

French

  • mer
  • océan
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
88 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2553 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
99 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
211 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17450 Morohashi
384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3133 New Nelson (John Haig)
461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.7 Four corner code
1-19-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d77 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 苔状 【タイジョウ】 mossy
  • 苔癬 【タイセン】 lichen
  • 青苔 【セイタイ】 green moss
  • 掃苔 【ソウタイ】 visit to a family grave (esp. during the Bon festival), removal of moss from a tombstone

Kun reading compounds

  • 苔 【こけ】 moss, short plants resembling moss (incl. other bryophytes, lichens, very small spermatophytes, etc.)
  • 苔むす 【こけむす】 to become covered in moss, to become mossy, to grow over with moss, to become aged, to grow old

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tai2, tai1
Korean:
tae

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3921 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
929 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2792 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
30778X Morohashi
5001 New Nelson (John Haig)
2356 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2443 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k5.27 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-4-5 SKIP code
4460.3 Four corner code
1-34-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82d4 Unicode hex code