Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
black ink, India ink, ink stick, Mexico
Kun:
すみ
On:
ボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1616 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 墨 【ボク】 Mexico, Mohism, ink, tattooing
  • 墨書 【ボクショ】 writing in India ink
  • 遺墨 【イボク】 autographs (brushwork) of departed person
  • 水墨 【スイボク】 water and ink, ink painting

Kun reading compounds

  • 墨 【すみ】 sumi, India ink, Chinese ink, ink stick, ink-cake, squid ink, octopus ink, carpenter's inking string
  • 墨付き 【すみつき】 certificate, certified document, authorization, authorisation, (the) thumbs up, seal of approval, paper with signature of the shogun or lord
  • 烏賊墨 【いかすみ】 squid ink
  • 雪と墨 【ゆきとすみ】 diametric opposites, night and day, black and white, snow and ink

Readings

Japanese names:
すの
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo4
Korean:
mug

Spanish

  • tinta
  • negro
  • Méjico

Portuguese

  • tinta preta
  • tinta da Índia
  • pau de tinta
  • nanquin
  • México

French

  • encre noire
  • encre de Chine
  • bâtonnet d'encre
  • Mexique
1821 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1431 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5404 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1494 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1167 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2230 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1705 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1821 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1695 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
363 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3423 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1763 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
177 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5469X Morohashi
2753 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1086 New Nelson (John Haig)
175 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
187 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1696 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3672 2001 Kanji
3b11.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-7 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-43-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58a8 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
pond, cistern, pool, reservoir
Kun:
いけ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
827 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 池魚の殃 【チギョノワザワイ】 collateral damage, getting embroiled in someone else's dispute, having a fire spread to one's own house
  • 池沼 【チショウ】 ponds and swamps, retard, mentally disabled person
  • 蓄電池 【チクデンチ】 storage battery
  • 給水池 【キュウスイチ】 reservoir

Kun reading compounds

  • 池 【いけ】 pond
  • 池蝶貝 【いけちょうがい】 Hyriopsis schlegelii (species of freshwater mussel)
  • 用水池 【ようすいいけ】 reservoir
  • 人工池 【じんこういけ】 artificial pool

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi2
Korean:
ji, ta

Spanish

  • estanque
  • lago

Portuguese

  • lagoa
  • cisterna
  • conjunto
  • reservatório

French

  • étang
  • mare
  • réservoir (eau)
110 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
185 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
168 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
548 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2489 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
847 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
207 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
251 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
119 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
119 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
452 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1161 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
253 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
522 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17141 Morohashi
218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3042 New Nelson (John Haig)
516 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
555 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
131 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3411.2 Four corner code
1-35-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c60 Unicode hex code