Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
help, rescue, assist
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 助 【ジョ】 help, rescue, assistant
  • 助演 【ジョエン】 co-star
  • 互助 【ゴジョ】 mutual aid, cooperation, benefit
  • 介助 【カイジョ】 help, assistance, aid

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to support (financially), to contribute (to), to provide aid, to facilitate, to stimulate, to promote, to contribute to
  • 助かる 【たすかる】 to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to escape harm, to be spared damage, to be helped, to be saved trouble
  • 助 【すけ】 assistance, help, helper, babe, chick, broad
  • 助手 【じょしゅ】 assistant, helper, assistant (to a professor)
  • 福助 【ふくすけ】 large-headed dwarf statue, bringer of good luck
  • デコ助 【デコすけ】 big forehead, fivehead, asshole

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ser salvado
  • ser ayudado

Portuguese

  • ajuda
  • resgate
  • auxiliar

French

  • aider
  • secourir
  • assister
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
330 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
407 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
346 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
211 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2313 Morohashi
1121 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
284 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
2g5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
7412.7 Four corner code
29-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a9 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
six
Kun:
む.つむっ.つむい
On:
ロクリク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
93 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 六 【ロク】 six
  • 6月 【ロクガツ】 June, sixth month of the lunar calendar
  • 十六 【ジュウロク】 16, sixteen
  • 才六 【サイロク】 kid, brat, person from Kansai
  • 六官 【リクカン】 six ministries (of Zhou-dynasty China)
  • 六気 【ロッキ】 yin, yang, wind, rain, darkness, light, cold, heat, dryness, dampness, wind, fire, six emotions (joy, anger, sorrow, pleasure, love, hate)

Kun reading compounds

  • 六 【ろく】 six
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 六つ 【むっつ】 six
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 六つ 【むっつ】 six
  • 六日 【むいか】 sixth day of the month, six days
  • 六日間戦争 【むいかかんせんそう】 Six-Day War, Third Arab-Israeli War (June 5-10, 1967)

Readings

Japanese names:
く、 むつ、 ろっ、 ろつ
Chinese:
liu4, lu4
Korean:
ryug

Spanish

  • seis
  • 6

Portuguese

  • seis

French

  • six
6 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
6 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
76 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
20 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
283 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
8 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
19 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
61 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
8 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
8 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
6 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
153 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2461 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1710 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
6 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1453 Morohashi
1965 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
371 New Nelson (John Haig)
6 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
6 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
124 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
24 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
461 2001 Kanji
2j2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0080.0 Four corner code
47-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516d Unicode hex code