Jisho

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2 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:

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On reading compounds

  • 九 【キュウ】 nine, 9
  • 九州 【キュウシュウ】 Kyūshū (southernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
  • 十九 【ジュウキュウ】 19, nineteen
  • 重九 【チョウキュウ】 Chrysanthemum Festival (the 9th day of the 9th lunar month), Double Ninth Festival
  • 九 【キュウ】 nine, 9
  • 九谷焼 【クタニヤキ】 Kutani ware, style of Japanese porcelain
  • 九九 【クク】 multiplication table, times table
  • 第九 【ダイク】 the ninth, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Kun reading compounds

  • 九 【きゅう】 nine, 9
  • 9日 【ここのか】 9th day of the month, nine days
  • 九つ 【ここのつ】 nine, nine years of age, twelve o'clock (old time system)
  • 九つ時 【ここのつどき】 (approx.) twelve o'clock (am or pm, old time system), noon, midnight

Readings

Japanese names:
いちじく、 いちのく、 この、 ひさし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiu3
Korean:
gu, gyu

Spanish

  • nueve
  • 9

Portuguese

  • nove

French

  • neuf
9 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
9 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
12 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
58 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
146 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
11 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
8 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
16 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
11 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
11 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
9 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
26 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4176 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2112 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2858 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
9 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
167 Morohashi
3369 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
57 New Nelson (John Haig)
9 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
9 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
112 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
5 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1657 2001 Kanji
0a2.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4001.7 Four corner code
1-22-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e5d Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, astrological sign, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 衛星 【エイセイ】 (natural) satellite, moon, (artificial) satellite
  • 恒星 【コウセイ】 star
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
art, technique, skill, means, trick, resources, magic
Kun:
すべ
On:
ジュツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
350 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 術 【ジュツ】 art, technique, means, way, trick, trap, plot, stratagem, magic
  • 術後 【ジュツゴ】 postoperative, after surgery
  • 武術 【ブジュツ】 martial arts, military arts, wushu (Chinese martial art)
  • 印象派美術 【インショウハビジュツ】 impressionism

Kun reading compounds

  • 術 【すべ】 way, method, means
  • 術無し 【すべなし】 having no choice, at a loss for what to do, at one's wits' end
  • 為す術 【なすすべ】 means, method, way
  • 為ん術 【せんすべ】 (proper) methods

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu4, zhu2
Korean:
sul

Spanish

  • arte
  • técnica
  • manera de hacer las cosas

Portuguese

  • arte
  • técnica
  • habilidade
  • meios
  • truque
  • recursos
  • mágica

French

  • technique
  • art
  • moyens
  • tour
  • ressources
  • magie
636 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
732 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
708 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
299 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1621 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
447 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
877 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1298 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
187 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
187 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
370 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1614 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
575 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
350 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
433 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1539 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34046P Morohashi
476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1754 New Nelson (John Haig)
1525 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1644 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
322 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
736 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
2190.4 Four corner code
1-29-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8853 Unicode hex code