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:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
thread
Kun:
いと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1488 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 糸 【シ】 thread, 0.0001, one ten-thousandth
  • 糸雨 【シウ】 drizzle, light rain, fine rain
  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 金糸 【キンシ】 gold thread

Kun reading compounds

  • 糸 【いと】 thread, yarn, string
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 beginning, start, first step, clue, lead, hint, thread end
  • 横糸 【よこいと】 weft, woof (crosswise threads on a loom)
  • 生糸 【きいと】 raw silk thread

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • hilo
  • hebra
  • cuerda

Portuguese

  • contexto

French

  • fil
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
27 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
699 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
720 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
242 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
409 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1345 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27221 Morohashi
2179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4431 New Nelson (John Haig)
1333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
58 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2741 2001 Kanji
6a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-27-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cf8 Unicode hex code