Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
ice
Parts:
Variants:
be clear, serene, cold, skilful
Kun:
さ.えるこお.るひ.える
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2341 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冴寒 【ゴカン】 extreme cold

Kun reading compounds

  • 冴える 【さえる】 to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.), to be bright, to be vivid, to be crisp, to be clear-headed, to be alert, to be on the ball, to be wide awake, to look upbeat, to be perky, to be cheerful, to master (a skill), to excel at, to cleanly execute, to be satisfying, to become frigid, to become intensely cold

Readings

Japanese names:
さえ、 さえる
Chinese:
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • congelarse bruscamente

Portuguese

French

635 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
348 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2023 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
56 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
60 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1615 Morohashi
79 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
417 New Nelson (John Haig)
2134 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2261 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2b5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
3114.0 Four corner code
26-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51b4 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
night, evening
Kun:
よる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
487 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 夜 【ヤ】 counter for nights
  • 夜間 【ヤカン】 night, nighttime
  • 同夜 【ドウヤ】 the same night, that night
  • 通夜 【ツヤ】 all-night vigil over a body, wake

Kun reading compounds

  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night
  • 夜明け 【よあけ】 dawn, daybreak
  • 毎夜 【まいよ】 every evening
  • 短夜 【みじかよ】 short summer night
  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night
  • 夜遅く 【よるおそく】 late at night, at a late hour
  • 御寝 【およる】 sleep, rest
  • 冴えた夜 【さえたよる】 crisp and cold night

Readings

Chinese:
ye4
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • noche
  • tarde

Portuguese

  • noite
  • à noite

French

  • nuit
  • soirée
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
258 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
298 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
406 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2550 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1301 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1046 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5763 Morohashi
2056 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 New Nelson (John Haig)
1037 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
318 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
169 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
467 2001 Kanji
2j6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
44-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591c Unicode hex code