Jisho

×

10 strokes
Radical:
go slowly
Parts:
Variants:
summer
Kun:
なつ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
659 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 夏 【カ】 Xia (dynasty of China; perhaps mythological)
  • 夏季 【カキ】 summer season
  • 初夏 【ショカ】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 盛夏 【セイカ】 midsummer, height of summer
  • 夏 【ゲ】 summer (on the lunisolar calendar: 16th day of the 4th month to the 15th day of the 7th month)
  • 夏至 【ゲシ】 summer solstice
  • 一夏 【イチゲ】 one summer (during which a monk attends a summer retreat)
  • 半夏 【ハンゲ】 crow dipper (Pinellia tuber), 11th day after the summer solstice, last seed-sowing and rice-planting day

Kun reading compounds

  • 夏 【なつ】 summer
  • 夏季 【かき】 summer season
  • 初夏 【しょか】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 常夏 【とこなつ】 everlasting summer

Readings

Chinese:
xia4, jia3
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • verano

Portuguese

  • verão

French

  • été
52 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
88 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
82 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
580 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
58 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
163 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
148 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1161 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
461 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
469 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
97 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
402 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2619 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1339 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1815 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
302 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5720 Morohashi
2113 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1120 New Nelson (John Haig)
296 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
317 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
188 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3167 2001 Kanji
4i7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-7-3 SKIP code
1024.7 Four corner code
1040.7 Four corner code
18-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
590f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
rest, day off, retire, sleep
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
642 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 休刊 【キュウカン】 suspension of publication
  • 休暇 【キュウカ】 holiday, day off, furlough, absence (from work)
  • 帰休 【キキュウ】 leave, furlough, temporary layoff
  • 定休 【テイキュウ】 regular holiday, fixed day off, regular closing day

Kun reading compounds

  • 休む 【やすむ】 to be absent, to take a day off, to rest, to have a break, to go to bed, to (lie down to) sleep, to turn in, to retire, to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time, to suspend business
  • 休まる 【やすまる】 to be rested, to feel at ease, to repose, to be relieved
  • 休める 【やすめる】 to rest, to suspend, to give relief

Readings

Chinese:
xiu1
Korean:
hyu

Spanish

  • descanso
  • descansar
  • tomarse un descanso
  • estar descansado
  • dar descanso

Portuguese

  • descanso
  • dia desligado
  • aposentar
  • sono

French

  • repos
  • jour de repos
  • se coucher
  • dormir
61 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
80 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
13 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
583 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
380 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
153 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
13 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
233 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
60 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
60 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
64 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
56 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
36 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
37 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
974 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
440 Morohashi
52 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
142 New Nelson (John Haig)
965 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1038 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
56 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2164 2001 Kanji
2a4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2429.0 Four corner code
21-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f11 Unicode hex code