Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
doctor, medicine
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
437 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 医 【イ】 medicine, the healing art, healing, curing, doctor
  • 医院 【イイン】 doctor's office (surgery), clinic, dispensary
  • 軍医 【グンイ】 military physician or surgeon
  • 校医 【コウイ】 school doctor

Kun reading compounds

  • 医する 【いする】 to cure, to heal
  • 薬師 【くすし】 doctor

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi1
Korean:
ye, eui

Spanish

  • doctor
  • médico
  • medicina
  • curar

Portuguese

  • doutor
  • remédio

French

  • médecin
  • docteur
345 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
244 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
225 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
555 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
763 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
440 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
132 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
743 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
220 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
220 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
325 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
237 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3715 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1710 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2680 Morohashi
2993 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1694 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-5 SKIP code
7171.3 Four corner code
1-16-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533b Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
medicine, chemical, enamel, gunpowder, benefit
Kun:
くすり
On:
ヤク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
702 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 薬 【ヤク】 dope, narcotic, drug
  • 薬価 【ヤッカ】 National Health Insurance drug price, NHI drug price
  • 製薬 【セイヤク】 medicine manufacture, drug manufacture
  • 医薬 【イヤク】 medicine, Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau

Kun reading compounds

  • 薬 【くすり】 medicine, pharmaceuticals, (legal) drugs, pill, ointment, salve, efficacious chemical (gunpowder, pesticide, etc.), (pottery) glaze, (illegal) drug, narcotic, small bribe
  • 薬指 【くすりゆび】 ring finger, fourth finger, fourth toe

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yao4
Korean:
yag

Spanish

  • medicina
  • droga

Portuguese

  • remédio
  • produto químico
  • esmalte
  • pólvora
  • benefício

French

  • médicament
  • produit chimique
  • émail
  • poudre à canon
  • bénéfice
521 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
420 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
398 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
541 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4074 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
323 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
247 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2568 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
359 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
315 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
672 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3011 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1539 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1752 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32188PX Morohashi
2375 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5224 New Nelson (John Haig)
1736 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1873 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
439 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k13.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
1-44-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85ac Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
gods, mind, soul
Kun:
かみかん-こう-
On:
シンジン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
347 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 神 【シン】 spirit, psyche, god, deity, divinity, kami
  • 神学 【シンガク】 theology
  • 鬼神 【キシン】 fierce god
  • 祭神 【サイジン】 enshrined deity
  • 神 【シン】 spirit, psyche, god, deity, divinity, kami
  • 神宮 【ジングウ】 high-status Shinto shrine with connection to imperial family, imperial Shinto shrine
  • 天神 【テンジン】 heavenly god, heavenly gods, spirit of Sugawara no Michizane, Tenmangu shrine (dedicated to Michizane's spirit), pit of a dried plum, dried plum, tenjin hairstyle, prostitute of the second-highest class (Edo period), tuning peg (on a biwa or shamisen)
  • 石神 【シャクジン】 stone which is worshipped, image of a god in stone

Kun reading compounds

  • 神 【かみ】 god, deity, divinity, spirit, kami, incredible, fantastic, amazing, Emperor (of Japan), thunder
  • 神様 【かみさま】 God, god, ace, king, superior person, god (amongst men)
  • 大神 【おおかみ】 god
  • ギ神 【ギかみ】 Greek mythology

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 かぐ、 かな、 かも、 くま、 こ、 こは、 だま、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shen2
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • dios
  • alma

Portuguese

  • Deus
  • mente
  • alma
  • divindade
  • divino

French

  • divinité
  • esprit
  • âme
257 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
340 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
324 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
229 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3245 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
205 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
774 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
853 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
310 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
310 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
586 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1422 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1143 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
821 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1128 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24673P Morohashi
912 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4087 New Nelson (John Haig)
1119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1200 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
191 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
333 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
655 2001 Kanji
4e5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
3520.6 Four corner code
1-31-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
795e Unicode hex code