Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
evening
Kun:
ゆう
On:
セキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
924 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勺 【シャク】 shaku, traditional unit of volume, approx. 18 ml, shaku, traditional unit of area, approx. 0.033 meters square
  • 夕日 【ユウヒ】 evening sun, setting sun
  • 秋夕 【シュウセキ】 autumn evening, Chuseok, Korean Thanksgiving
  • 一夕 【イッセキ】 one evening, some evenings

Kun reading compounds

  • 夕 【ゆう】 evening
  • 夕刊 【ゆうかん】 evening paper
  • 昨夕 【さくゆう】 yesterday evening, last night
  • 春の夕 【はるのゆう】 spring evening

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
xi1, xi4
Korean:
seog, sa

Spanish

  • tarde
  • noche

Portuguese

  • Noite

French

  • soirée
98 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
54 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
44 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
627 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1167 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
734 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
149 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
33 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
81 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
81 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
95 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
403 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4195 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2871 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
109 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5749 Morohashi
3387 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1123 New Nelson (John Haig)
109 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
20 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2560 2001 Kanji
0a3.14 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
2720.0 Four corner code
45-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5915 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
engrave, cut fine, chop, hash, mince, time, carving
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
866 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刻 【コク】 archaic period of time (usu. a period of approx. two hours corresponding to one of the signs of the Chinese zodiac), carving, engraving, cutting, mincing, victory, strictness, cruelty
  • 刻々 【コッコク】 moment by moment, hour by hour
  • 復刻 【フッコク】 republishing, republication, reissuing, reproduction
  • 刻一刻 【コクイッコク】 moment by moment, hour by hour

Kun reading compounds

  • 刻む 【きざむ】 to mince, to cut fine, to chop up, to hash, to shred, to carve, to engrave, to chisel, to notch, to tick away (time), to beat out (e.g. rhythm), to record the passing moments, to etch (into one's mind), to remember distinctly, to have tattooed, to torment
  • 刻み 【きざみ】 shredded tobacco, notch, nick
  • 刻み足 【きざみあし】 mincing steps

Readings

Chinese:
ke4, ke1
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • grabar
  • esculpir
  • triste
  • angustiado
  • tiempo
  • afilar
  • cincelar

Portuguese

  • escultura
  • picar
  • fatiar
  • moer
  • esculpir

French

  • graver
  • découper
  • émincer
  • hacher
  • moment
  • gravure
875 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
865 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1033 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1444 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
361 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
900 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1211 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
190 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1619 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
851 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1535 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1970 Morohashi
1267 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
478 New Nelson (John Haig)
1521 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1639 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
863 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
443 2001 Kanji
2f6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
0280.0 Four corner code
25-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
523b Unicode hex code