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

14 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
refined, ghost, fairy, energy, vitality, semen, excellence, purity, skill
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
752 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 精 【セイ】 spirit, sprite, nymph, energy, vigor (vigour), strength, fine details, semen
  • 精神 【セイシン】 mind, spirit, soul, heart, ethos, attitude, mentality, will, intention, spirit (of a matter), essence, fundamental significance
  • 丹精 【タンセイ】 working earnestly, sincerity, diligence, effort, pains
  • 夢精 【ムセイ】 wet dream, nocturnal emission
  • 精霊 【ショウリョウ】 spirit of the deceased
  • 精進 【ショウジン】 concentration, diligence, devotion, asceticism, zeal in one's quest for enlightenment, adherence to a vegetarian diet
  • 無精 【ブショウ】 indolence, laziness, sloth
  • 水晶 【スイショウ】 (rock) crystal, high purity quartz

Kun reading compounds

  • 精げる 【しらげる】 to polish (rice), to refine, to purify
  • 詳しい 【くわしい】 detailed, full, minute, knowing very well, knowledgeable (about), well-acquainted (with), well-informed (about), familiar (with)

Readings

Japanese names:
きよ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • refinar
  • purificar
  • preciso
  • detallado
  • vigor
  • energía
  • espíritu
  • esencia

Portuguese

  • refinado
  • fantasma
  • fada
  • energia
  • vitalidade
  • sêmen
  • excelência
  • pureza
  • habilidade

French

  • raffiné
  • fantôme
  • féérique
  • énergie
  • vitalité
  • sperme
  • excellence
  • pureté
  • habileté
647 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
748 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
725 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
672 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3480 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
457 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
806 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2131 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
659 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
670 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
877 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1500 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1729 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
924 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1549 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26997P Morohashi
1366 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1535 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1655 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
439 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
792 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1046 2001 Kanji
6b8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
9592.7 Four corner code
1-32-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cbe Unicode hex code