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

12 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
cloud
Kun:
くも-ぐも
On:
ウン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1256 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雲散霧消 【ウンサンムショウ】 vanishing like mist
  • 雲海 【ウンカイ】 sea of clouds
  • 青雲 【セイウン】 blue sky, erudition, detachment from the world, high rank
  • 星雲 【セイウン】 nebula, galaxy

Kun reading compounds

  • 雲 【くも】 cloud
  • 雲行き 【くもゆき】 weather, look of the sky, situation, turn of affairs, signs, way the wind is blowing
  • 白雲 【しらくも】 white clouds
  • 八重雲 【やえぐも】 layers of clouds

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ずも、 のめ
Chinese:
yun2
Korean:
un

Spanish

  • nube

Portuguese

  • nuvem

French

  • nuage
47 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
78 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1124 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5046 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
478 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
997 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2027 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
636 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
646 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
844 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1860 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1774 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
430 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42235 Morohashi
2773 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6522 New Nelson (John Haig)
423 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
452 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
213 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3171 2001 Kanji
8d4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
1073.1 Four corner code
17-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96f2 Unicode hex code