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

11 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Variants:
husk, nut shell
Kun:
からがら
On:
カクコクバイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1892 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殻 【カク】 shell (e.g. electron shell)
  • 殻構造 【カクコウゾウ】 shell structure
  • 地殻 【チカク】 (Earth's) crust
  • 介殻 【カイカク】 sea shell
  • 枸橘 【カラタチ】 trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata), hardy orange
  • 船殻 【センコク】 hull

Kun reading compounds

  • 殻 【から】 shell, husk, hull, pod, chaff
  • 殻竿 【からざお】 flail (for threshing grain)
  • 雪花菜 【おから】 okara, soy pulp, tofu dregs, edible pulp separated from soybean milk in the production of tofu
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty (of a residence, etc.), vacant, deserted, body from which the soul has left, corpse, shed skin (of a snake, insect, etc.)
  • 殻 【がら】 chicken bones (e.g. for soup), chicken carcass, poor-quality coke (coal), left-overs, remnants
  • 灰殻 【はいがら】 ashes
  • 燃え殻 【もえがら】 embers, cinders, burnt residue, combustion residue

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ke2, qiao4
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • concha
  • cáscara
  • casco (buque)

Portuguese

  • casca
  • concha de noz

French

  • coquille
  • enveloppe (grain)
1075 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1869 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2456 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1832 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1455 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1728 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1846 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1626 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1883 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1354 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
717 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1490 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2996 New Nelson (John Haig)
710 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
767 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1451 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1468 2001 Kanji
3p8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
4724.7 Four corner code
1-19-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bbb Unicode hex code