Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
ice
Parts:
cool, cold (beer, person), chill
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
667 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 冷 【レイ】 refrigerator, cold, cool, cold sake
  • 冷夏 【レイカ】 cool summer, cold summer, cooler-than-normal summer
  • 寒冷 【カンレイ】 cold, coldness, chilliness
  • 空冷 【クウレイ】 air cooling

Kun reading compounds

  • 冷たい 【つめたい】 cold (to the touch), chilly, icy, freezing, coldhearted, unfeeling, indifferent, unfriendly
  • 冷たい暗黒物質 【つめたいあんこくぶっしつ】 cold dark matter
  • 冷える 【ひえる】 to grow cold (from room temperature, e.g. in refrigerator), to get chilly, to cool down
  • 冷や 【ひや】 cold water, cold sake, cold, cool, chilled, unheated
  • 冷やす 【ひやす】 to cool (from room temperature), to chill, to refrigerate, to calm down, to cool off, to regain one's composure, to relax, to be frightened (at), to be scared (of)
  • お冷や 【おひや】 cold (drinking) water, cold boiled rice
  • 冷ややか 【ひややか】 cold, chilly, cool, cold (e.g. attitude), frigid, indifferent, surly, curt, composed, cool, calm
  • 冷やす 【ひやす】 to cool (from room temperature), to chill, to refrigerate, to calm down, to cool off, to regain one's composure, to relax, to be frightened (at), to be scared (of)
  • 冷やかす 【ひやかす】 to banter, to make fun of, to jeer at, to cool, to refrigerate, to window-shop, to look at without buying
  • 冷める 【さめる】 to cool down, to get cold, to cool off (excitement, temper, etc.), to subside, to dampen, to fade, to wane, to be cold (eyes, expression, etc.), to be composed
  • 冷ます 【さます】 to cool (e.g. from a high temperature to room temperature), to let cool, to dampen, to throw a damper on, to spoil

Readings

Chinese:
leng3
Korean:
raeng

Spanish

  • frío
  • enfriar
  • enfriarse
  • helarse
  • helar

Portuguese

  • fresco
  • frio (cerveja
  • pessoa)
  • calafrio

French

  • froid
  • fraîche (bière)
  • froide (personne)
  • refroidir
535 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
634 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
604 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
607 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
642 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
792 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
348 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
349 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
832 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
851 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
662 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
166 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
88 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
57 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
61 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1416 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1622 Morohashi
80 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
419 New Nelson (John Haig)
1404 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1506 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
493 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
344 2001 Kanji
2b5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
3812.7 Four corner code
46-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51b7 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
water
Kun:
みずみず-
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 水 【スイ】 Wednesday, shaved ice (served with flavored syrup), water (fifth of the five elements)
  • 水位 【スイイ】 water level
  • 用水 【ヨウスイ】 irrigation water, water for fire, city water, cistern water
  • 浄水 【ジョウスイ】 clean water

Kun reading compounds

  • 水 【みず】 water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water), fluid (esp. in an animal tissue), liquid, flood, floodwaters, water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout, break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
  • 水揚げ 【みずあげ】 landing, unloading (e.g. a ship), catch (of fish), takings, sales (of a shop), defloration (e.g. of a geisha), preservation (of cut flowers, in ikebana)
  • 飲み水 【のみみず】 drinking water, potable water
  • 呼び水 【よびみず】 pump-priming, rousing, stimulation

Readings

Japanese names:
うず、 ずみ、 つ、 ど、 み、 みさ、 みつ、 みな、 みん
Chinese:
shui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • agua

Portuguese

  • água

French

  • eau
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
40 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
144 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2482 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
16 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
68 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
54 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
21 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
19 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
10 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
132 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17083 Morohashi
10 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3030 New Nelson (John Haig)
130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
31 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
3a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
1223.0 Four corner code
31-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c34 Unicode hex code