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

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 脚色 【キャクショク】 dramatization (e.g. of a novel), dramatisation, adaptation (for the stage or screen), embellishment (of the facts), exaggeration, dramatization, embroidery
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 gold (colour, color)
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, complexion, skin colour, skin color, look (on one's face), expression, appearance, air, feeling, personality, character, tone (of one's voice, etc.), tune, sound, ring, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, paramour, beauty, sexiness, physical appeal, kind, type, variety
  • 色々 【いろいろ】 various, all sorts of, variety of, various colors (colours)
  • 金色 【きんいろ】 gold (colour, color)
  • 七色 【なないろ】 seven colours (of the rainbow), prismatic colors, blend of seven spices (cayenne, sesame, Japanese pepper, citrus peel, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
1-31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code