Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 光学 【コウガク】 optics
  • 光栄 【コウエイ】 honour, honor, glory, privilege
  • 脚光 【キャッコウ】 footlight, limelight
  • 発光 【ハッコウ】 emission (of light), radiation (of light), luminescence

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)
  • 柔らかな光 【やわらかなひかり】 soft light

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Chinese:
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
quick, fast
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
576 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 速 【ソク】 gear, speed (e.g. 4-speed transmission)
  • 速度 【ソクド】 speed, velocity, pace, rate, velocity
  • 失速 【シッソク】 stall (in flying), downturn, slowdown, slump, weakening, decline
  • 快速 【カイソク】 high speed, rapidity, rapid-service train (not as fast as express), rapid train

Kun reading compounds

  • 早い 【はやい】 fast, quick, hasty, brisk, early (in the day, etc.), premature, (too) soon, not yet, (too) early, easy, simple, quick
  • 早める 【はやめる】 to bring forward (e.g. by 3 hours), to advance, to hasten (e.g. one's death), to expedite, to precipitate, to quicken (e.g. one's step), to speed up, to accelerate
  • 速やか 【すみやか】 quick, speedy, prompt, rapid, swift

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
su4
Korean:
sog

Spanish

  • rápido
  • veloz
  • darse prisa
  • velocidad

Portuguese

  • rápido
  • apressar

French

  • vite
  • rapide
453 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
352 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
534 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
659 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4700 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
848 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
958 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1237 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
502 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
511 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
383 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
693 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3851 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1978 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1685 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38897P Morohashi
3105 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6060 New Nelson (John Haig)
1669 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1799 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
360 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
2q7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3530.9 Four corner code
34-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
901f Unicode hex code