Jisho

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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

11 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
ritual, offer prayers, celebrate, deify, enshrine, worship
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1124 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 祭典 【サイテン】 festival
  • 祭壇 【サイダン】 altar
  • 葬祭 【ソウサイ】 funerals and ceremonial occasions
  • 慰霊祭 【イレイサイ】 memorial service

Kun reading compounds

  • 祭る 【まつる】 to deify, to enshrine, to pray, to worship
  • 祭 【まつり】 festival, feast
  • 祭り上げる 【まつりあげる】 to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs
  • 秋祭り 【あきまつり】 autumn festival, fall festival
  • 葵祭 【あおいまつり】 Aoi Festival (Kyoto, May 15), Aoi Matsuri
  • 祭 【まつり】 festival, feast
  • 祭り上げる 【まつりあげる】 to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs
  • 秋祭り 【あきまつり】 autumn festival, fall festival
  • 葵祭 【あおいまつり】 Aoi Festival (Kyoto, May 15), Aoi Matsuri

Readings

Chinese:
ji4, zhai4
Korean:
je, chae

Spanish

  • celebración
  • fiesta
  • venerar
  • adorar

Portuguese

  • Festival
  • ritual
  • oferecer orações
  • celebrar
  • deificar
  • santificar
  • adorar

French

  • rituel
  • fête
  • prières
  • célébration
  • déifier
  • enchâsser
  • adoration
400 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
299 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
283 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
899 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
423 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
775 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1467 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
617 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
627 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
473 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1414 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2329 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1111 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24700 Morohashi
2672 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4092 New Nelson (John Haig)
1102 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1183 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
371 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2541 2001 Kanji
4e6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-7-4 SKIP code
2790.1 Four corner code
26-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
796d Unicode hex code