Jisho

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

Speed

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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
  • 9月 【クガツ】 September, ninth month of the lunar calendar
  • 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
  • 九重 【ここのえ】 ninefold, imperial palace, the Court
  • 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

12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
purple, violet
Kun:
むらさき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1516 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 紫外線 【シガイセン】 ultraviolet rays, ultraviolet radiation
  • 紅紫 【コウシ】 crimson and purple, red-purple, magenta
  • 九紫 【キュウシ】 ninth of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Mars and south)

Kun reading compounds

  • 紫 【むらさき】 purple, violet, Lithospermum erythrorhizon (species of gromwell), type of soy sauce
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 貝紫 【かいむらさき】 Tyrian purple
  • 古代紫 【こだいむらさき】 reddish-purple

Readings

Japanese names:
さい、 ゆかり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • púrpura
  • violeta

Portuguese

  • roxo
  • violeta

French

  • violet
1320 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1489 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1392 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1626 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2209 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1478 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1711 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1507 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3332 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1387 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27337X Morohashi
2688 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4486 New Nelson (John Haig)
1375 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1475 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1577 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1241 2001 Kanji
6a6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
2-5-6 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2190.3 Four corner code
1-27-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d2b Unicode hex code