Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
suck, imbibe, inhale, sip
Kun:
す.う
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
1054 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 吸収 【キュウシュウ】 absorption, suction, attraction
  • 吸血鬼 【キュウケツキ】 vampire, bloodsucker
  • 腹式呼吸 【フクシキコキュウ】 diaphragmatic breathing, abdominal breathing
  • 外呼吸 【ガイコキュウ】 external respiration

Kun reading compounds

  • 吸う 【すう】 to smoke, to breathe in, to inhale, to suck, to sip, to slurp, to absorb, to soak up, to kiss

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi1
Korean:
heub

Spanish

  • aspirar
  • absorber
  • chupar
  • fumar

Portuguese

  • chupar
  • inalar
  • sugar

French

  • aspirer
  • absorber
  • inhaler
  • siroter
849 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
837 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1133 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
885 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1083 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
406 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1327 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
272 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
296 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
234 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
696 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3372P Morohashi
202 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
713 New Nelson (John Haig)
689 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
843 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3767 2001 Kanji
3d3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1-3-4 SKIP code
6704.7 Four corner code
1-21-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5438 Unicode hex code

4 strokes (also 5)
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
Variants:
income, obtain, reap, pay, supply, store
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
337 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 収穫 【シュウカク】 harvest, crop, ingathering, fruits (of one's labors), gain, result, returns
  • 収益 【シュウエキ】 earnings, proceeds, returns, revenue
  • 徴収 【チョウシュウ】 collection (of fees, taxes, etc.), levy
  • 増収 【ゾウシュウ】 increase in yield

Kun reading compounds

  • 収める 【おさめる】 to dedicate, to make an offering, to pay (fees), to supply, to store, to finish, to bring to a close, to restore (something to its place), to achieve (e.g. a result)
  • 収まる 【おさまる】 to fit into (a box, frame, category, etc.), to be contained within, to fall within (e.g. a budget), to settle down (into), to be installed (in one's rightful place), to be returned (to one's original position), to settle into (one's position), to take up (a post), to occupy (a role), to be delivered, to be paid (e.g. taxes), to be settled (dispute, conflict, etc.), to be sorted, to subside (e.g. wind), to calm down, to abate, to be satisfied (e.g. with an answer), to consent, to agree

Readings

Japanese names:
のぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou1

Spanish

  • ingresar
  • obtener
  • recibir
  • almacenar
  • aceptar
  • ser obtenido
  • ser pagado

Portuguese

  • renda
  • obter
  • colheita
  • pagamento
  • oferta
  • loja

French

  • fournir
  • obtenir
  • payer
  • récolter
  • revenu
  • réserve
631 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
898 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
703 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
411 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
860 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
721 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
392 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
133 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
757 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
770 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
828 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
265 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
31 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
17 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
16 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1524 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3128 Morohashi
198 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
675 New Nelson (John Haig)
1510 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1628 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
831 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1267 2001 Kanji
2h2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
2774.0 Four corner code
1-28-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53ce Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Kun:
ちから
On:
リョクリキリイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 力 【リョク】 strength, power, proficiency, ability
  • 力作 【リキサク】 painstaking piece of work, work of great effort, tour de force, outstanding work, toil, labor, labour
  • 水力 【スイリョク】 hydraulic power, water power
  • 威力 【イリョク】 power, might, authority, influence
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength
  • 合力 【ゴウリョク】 resultant force, assistance, help, donation, alms, almsgiving

Kun reading compounds

  • 力 【ちから】 force, strength, might, vigour, vigor, energy, capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty, efficacy, effect, effort, endeavours, endeavors, exertions, power, authority, influence, good offices, agency, support, help, aid, assistance, stress, emphasis, means, resources
  • 力強い 【ちからづよい】 powerful, strong, forceful, vigorous, reassuring, encouraging
  • 強い力 【つよいちから】 strong interaction, strong force
  • 弱い力 【よわいちから】 weak force, weak interaction

Readings

Japanese names:
じから、 つとむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
ryeog

Spanish

  • potencia
  • poder
  • fuerza
  • energía
  • vigor
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • força
  • forte
  • esforço
  • suportar
  • exercer

French

  • force
  • fort
  • puissance
  • tension
  • tenir le coup
  • s'efforcer
  • employer (force)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
74 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
69 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
715 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
53 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
11 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
100 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
207 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2288 Morohashi
3371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 New Nelson (John Haig)
858 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
922 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
38 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1645 2001 Kanji
2g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4002.7 Four corner code
1-46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code