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

9 strokes
Radical:
sound
Parts:
sound, noise
Kun:
おと
On:
オンイン-ノン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
491 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 音 【オト】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音楽 【オンガク】 music
  • 爆音 【バクオン】 (sound of an) explosion or detonation, roar (of a machine)
  • 防音 【ボウオン】 soundproofing
  • 音信 【オンシン】 correspondence, news, letter, tidings
  • 鸚哥 【インコ】 true parrot (esp. small parrots such as the parakeet, lory and conure)
  • 玉音 【ギョクオン】 the Emperor's voice, beautiful voice, beautiful sound
  • 唐音 【トウオン】 tō-on, Tang reading, on reading of a kanji based on Song dynasty and later Chinese

Kun reading compounds

  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音孔 【おとあな】 tone hole
  • 鈍い音 【にぶいおと】 dull sound, muffled sound
  • 風音 【かざおと】 sound of the wind
  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音色 【ねいろ】 tone color, tone colour, tone quality, timbre
  • 弱音 【よわね】 feeble complaint, whine
  • 高音 【こうおん】 high-pitched tone, soprano

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin1
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • sonido
  • ruido

Portuguese

  • som
  • barulho

French

  • son
  • bruit
50 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
6 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
402 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
206 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
274 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
962 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
347 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
347 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
620 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1879 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2570 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1312 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
490 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43265 Morohashi
2070 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6607 New Nelson (John Haig)
479 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
518 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
78 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
478 2001 Kanji
5b4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-18-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
97f3 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
lumber, log, timber, wood, materials, ingredients, talent
On:
ザイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
565 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 材 【ザイ】 wood, lumber, timber, (raw) material, stuff, talent, ability, capable person
  • 材質 【ザイシツ】 material, material properties, quality of material, quality of wood, quality of lumber
  • 器材 【キザイ】 tools and materials, equipment and materials
  • 廃材 【ハイザイ】 scrap wood, waste wood, waste, waste material, scrap material

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 さい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • talento
  • habilidad
  • material
  • leño

Portuguese

  • tábuas
  • registro
  • pau
  • madeira
  • talento

French

  • matériaux
  • ingrédients
  • bois de charpente
  • bille de bois
  • bûche
  • talent
403 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
511 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
485 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
590 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2189 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
284 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
619 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
420 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
552 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
561 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
740 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1071 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1031 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
560 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
740 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
690 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14463 Morohashi
836 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2561 New Nelson (John Haig)
683 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
738 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
481 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1847 2001 Kanji
4a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
4490.0 Four corner code
1-26-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6750 Unicode hex code