Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
four
Kun:
よ.つよっ.つよん
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
47 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 四 【シ】 four, 4
  • 4月 【シガツ】 April, fourth month in the lunar calendar
  • 十四 【ジュウシ】 14, fourteen
  • 炭素14 【タンソジュウシ】 carbon-14

Kun reading compounds

  • 四 【し】 four, 4
  • 四畳半 【よじょうはん】 four and a half tatami mats, four-and-a-half-mat room, small room esp. for assignations
  • 四つ 【よっつ】 four, 4, four years of age, ten o'clock (in the old time system), burakumin, cross grips
  • 四つ角 【よつかど】 four corners, crossroads, intersecting street, street corner
  • 四つ 【よっつ】 four, 4, four years of age, ten o'clock (in the old time system), burakumin, cross grips
  • 四つの自由 【よっつのじゆう】 the Four Freedoms (as defined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear)
  • 四 【し】 four, 4
  • 40 【よんじゅう】 forty, 40
  • 十四 【じゅうし】 14, fourteen
  • 軽四 【けいよん】 four-wheeled light vehicle

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 つ、 よつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
si4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cuatro
  • 4

Portuguese

  • quatro

French

  • quatre
4 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
4 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
26 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
18 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1025 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
6 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
35 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
188 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
6 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
6 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
335 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1928 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2620 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
4 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4682 Morohashi
3044 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
938 New Nelson (John Haig)
4 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
4 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
114 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
37 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3675 2001 Kanji
3s2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
1-27-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56db Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
fiber, tie, rope
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
643 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 維持 【イジ】 maintenance, preservation, improvement
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration, Nippon Ishin no Kai, Japan Innovation Party
  • 化学繊維 【カガクセンイ】 synthetic fiber, synthetic fibre, chemical fiber, chemical fibre
  • 合成繊維 【ゴウセイセンイ】 synthetic fibre, synthetic fiber

Readings

Japanese names:
これ、 たもつ、 つぐ、 ゆい、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • soga
  • cuerda
  • atar
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • fibra
  • laço
  • corda

French

  • fibre
  • cordon
  • corde
  • conservation
1007 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
926 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3552 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1187 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1634 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2540 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1295 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1297 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1540 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1733 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
926 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27568 Morohashi
1370 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4516 New Nelson (John Haig)
1341 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1722 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2775 2001 Kanji
6a8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2091.4 Four corner code
1-16-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dad Unicode hex code