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

12 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
cold
Kun:
さむ.い
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1456 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寒 【カン】 midwinter, cold season, coldest days of the year
  • 寒気 【サムケ】 chill, the shivers, shivering fit, cold, coldness, cold air
  • 悪寒 【オカン】 chill, shakes, ague
  • 防寒 【ボウカン】 protection against cold

Kun reading compounds

  • 寒い 【さむい】 cold (e.g. weather), uninteresting (esp. joke), lame, dull, weak, corny

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 さん
Chinese:
han2
Korean:
han

Spanish

  • frío
  • desolado

Portuguese

  • Frio

French

  • froid (temps)
175 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
263 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
245 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1195 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1322 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
831 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
159 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1714 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
457 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
120 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
490 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2894 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1490 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2011 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1540 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7239X Morohashi
2311 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1350 New Nelson (John Haig)
1526 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1645 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
393 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
740 2001 Kanji
3m9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
3030.3 Four corner code
20-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bd2 Unicode hex code