Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
Variants:
drought, dry, dessicate, drink up, heaven, emperor
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1453 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 乾電池 【カンデンチ】 dry cell, battery
  • 乾燥 【カンソウ】 dryness, aridity, drying (e.g. clothes), dehydration, desiccation, insipidity
  • 速乾 【ソッカン】 drying quickly
  • 臘乾 【ラカン】 Chinese smoked and salted ham
  • 乾 【ケン】 qian (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: heaven, northwest)
  • 乾位 【ケンイ】 northwest

Kun reading compounds

  • 乾く 【かわく】 to get dry
  • 乾かす 【かわかす】 to dry (clothes, etc.), to desiccate
  • 干す 【ほす】 to air, to dry, to desiccate, to drain (off), to drink up, to deprive of a role, job, etc.
  • 戌亥 【いぬい】 northwest

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gan1, qian2
Korean:
gan, geon

Spanish

  • seco
  • secar
  • secarse
  • desecarse

Portuguese

  • seca
  • dessecar
  • evaporar
  • paraíso
  • imperador

French

  • sécheresse
  • sécher
  • dessécher
  • vider (verre)
  • cieux
  • empereur
1099 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1355 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
784 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1195 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
292 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1411 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1190 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1249 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
904 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
27 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2113 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1101 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1500 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
473 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
204 Morohashi
1679 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
63 New Nelson (John Haig)
463 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
502 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1407 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1556 2001 Kanji
4c7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-4 SKIP code
4841.7 Four corner code
1-20-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e7e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
oil, fat
Kun:
あぶら
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
690 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 油井 【ユセイ】 oil well
  • 油彩 【ユサイ】 oil painting
  • 重油 【ジュウユ】 heavy oil, fuel oil
  • 軽油 【ケイユ】 diesel oil, gas oil, light oil
  • 油色 【ユショク】 coating a painting with a layer of transparent oil
  • 油然 【ユウゼン】 gushingly, freely (welling up), copiously

Kun reading compounds

  • 油 【あぶら】 oil
  • 油絵 【あぶらえ】 oil painting
  • 匂い油 【においあぶら】 perfumed hair oil
  • 機械油 【きかいあぶら】 machine oil

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • aceite
  • grasa

Portuguese

  • petróleo
  • gordura
  • óleo

French

  • huile
  • gras
522 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
422 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
400 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
689 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
298 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
671 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
593 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
364 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
365 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
624 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1183 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
400 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
255 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1116 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17253 Morohashi
341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3106 New Nelson (John Haig)
1107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1188 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
317 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
376 2001 Kanji
3a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3516.0 Four corner code
1-44-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb9 Unicode hex code