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

Stroke order

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, (emotionally) cold, coldhearted, unfeeling, indifferent, unfriendly, distant
  • 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 【おひや】 cold (drinking) water, (glass of) cold water, cold boiled rice
  • 冷ややか 【ひややか】 cold, chilly, cool, cold (attitude, stare, etc.), frigid, indifferent, distant, 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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-46-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51b7 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
storehouse, hide, own, have, possess
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
468 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蔵 【ゾウ】 possession, ownership, Tibet, Tibetan people
  • 蔵書 【ゾウショ】 collection of books, (personal) library
  • 地蔵 【ジゾウ】 Kshitigarbha (bodhisattva who looks over children, travellers and the underworld), Ksitigarbha, Jizō
  • 内蔵 【ナイゾウ】 internal (e.g. disk), built-in, equipped (with)
  • 秘蔵 【ヒゾウ】 treasuring, cherishing, prizing, holding dear

Kun reading compounds

  • 蔵 【くら】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 蔵元 【くらもと】 brewery (sake, soy), brewer, warehouse overseer
  • 大蔵 【おおくら】 Ministry of Finance
  • お蔵 【おくら】 shelving (a play, movie, etc.), closing down, cancelling, canceling, shelf (i.e. "on the shelf"), rice storehouse of the Edo shogunate

Readings

Japanese names:
くらし、 くらん、 くろう、 さし、 ざ、 ろう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cang2, zang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • almacén
  • depósito
  • bodega
  • esconder
  • guardar

Portuguese

  • armazém
  • esconder
  • possuir
  • ter

French

  • entrepôt
  • salle de stockage
  • cacher
  • avoir
  • posséder
833 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
936 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
923 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
429 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4042 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
779 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
873 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2424 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1286 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1360 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1111 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
667 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2995 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1530 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2088 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
858 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31885P Morohashi
2364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5182 New Nelson (John Haig)
850 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
913 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
986 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1959 2001 Kanji
3k12.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-12 SKIP code
2-3-11 SKIP code
4425.3 Four corner code
1-34-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8535 Unicode hex code