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

Speed

Stroke order

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

8 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
take, fetch, take up
Kun:
と.ると.りと.り-とり-ど.り
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 取 【シュ】 appropriation, obtaining
  • 取材 【シュザイ】 news coverage, collecting data (e.g. for an article), covering (something for media), interview
  • 先取 【センシュ】 earning the first (runs), preoccupation
  • 聴取 【チョウシュ】 hearing (of a statement, opinion, explanation, etc.), asking, questioning (e.g. a suspect), enquiry, listening (e.g. to the radio)

Kun reading compounds

  • 取る 【とる】 to take, to pick up, to grab, to catch, to pass, to hand, to give, to get, to obtain, to acquire, to win, to receive, to earn, to take (e.g. a vacation), to adopt (a method, proposal, etc.), to take (a measure, attitude, etc.), to choose, to remove, to get rid of, to take off, to take away, to steal, to rob, to eat, to have (e.g. lunch), to take (e.g. vitamins), to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather, to extract (e.g. juice), to catch (e.g. fish), to take up (time, space), to occupy, to spare, to set aside, to secure, to reserve, to save, to put aside, to keep, to take (e.g. a joke), to interpret, to understand, to make out, to grasp, to record, to take down, to subscribe to (e.g. a newspaper), to take, to buy, to get, to order, to have delivered, to charge, to fine, to take (tax), to take (e.g. a wife), to take on (e.g. an apprentice), to adopt, to accept, to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.), to play
  • 取るに足らない 【とるにたらない】 insignificant, inconsequential, trifling, negligible, of little importance
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り扱い 【とりあつかい】 treatment, service, handling, management
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 買取 【かいとり】 purchase, buying, buying out, buying used articles as a company, trade-in, buy back, purchase on a no-return policy, lump-sum payment, flat fee
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り扱い 【とりあつかい】 treatment, service, handling, management
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 買取 【かいとり】 purchase, buying, buying out, buying used articles as a company, trade-in, buy back, purchase on a no-return policy, lump-sum payment, flat fee

Readings

Japanese names:
どる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • tomar
  • coger

Portuguese

  • tomar
  • trazer
  • recolher

French

  • prendre
  • aller chercher
238 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
317 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
301 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
190 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3699 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
108 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
393 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
650 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
65 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
270 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
269 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3158 Morohashi
1262 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
679 New Nelson (John Haig)
819 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
194 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
303 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
6e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
1714.0 Four corner code
1-28-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53d6 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
paper
Kun:
かみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紙 【シ】 newspaper
  • 紙上 【シジョウ】 on paper, in the newspapers, in a letter
  • 原稿用紙 【ゲンコウヨウシ】 Japanese writing paper (lined with a square grid, one square per character), manuscript paper
  • 製紙 【セイシ】 papermaking, paper manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 紙 【かみ】 paper
  • 紙芝居 【かみしばい】 kamishibai, storytelling with pictures, form of Japanese street theater and storytelling (popular from the 1930s to the 1950s)
  • インディア紙 【インディアかみ】 India paper
  • 頸上 【くびかみ】 neckband, round upright collar (on some traditional Japanese clothing)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • papel
  • periódico

Portuguese

  • Papel

French

  • papier
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
501 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
362 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
236 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
180 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1654 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27293 Morohashi
1302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
456 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2294.0 Four corner code
1-27-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d19 Unicode hex code