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

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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

14 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
evening, twilight, season's end, livelihood, make a living, spend time
Kun:
く.れるく.らす
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
978 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 暮雲 【ボウン】 twilight clouds
  • 暮秋 【ボシュウ】 late autumn (fall), ninth month of the lunar calendar
  • 歳暮 【セイボ】 year-end gift, end of the year, year end
  • 朝々暮々 【チョウチョウボボ】 every morning and evening

Kun reading compounds

  • 暮れる 【くれる】 to get dark, to grow dark, to end (of a day, year, season, etc.), to come to an end, to close, to be sunk in (e.g. despair), to be lost in (e.g. thought), to be overcome with
  • 暮らす 【くらす】 to live, to get along, to spend (time)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐらし、 ぐれ、 ぽ
Chinese:
mu4
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • anochecer
  • vivir
  • finalizar
  • obscurecerse
  • acabar

Portuguese

  • meio de vida
  • ganhar a vida
  • gastar tempo

French

  • mener sa vie
  • vivre
  • arriver à son terme
  • coucher de soleil
982 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1789 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
915 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4041 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1140 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
606 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2190 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1428 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1517 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1158 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
979 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2971 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1522 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2070 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
237 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14128X Morohashi
2354 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2508 New Nelson (John Haig)
232 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
247 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
979 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
3k11.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
2-10-4 SKIP code
2-7-7 SKIP code
4460.3 Four corner code
42-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66ae Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
810 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 歌謡曲 【カヨウキョク】 kayōkyoku, form of Japanese popular music that developed during the Showa era, (Western) pop song
  • 名曲 【メイキョク】 famous music

Kun reading compounds

  • 曲がる 【まがる】 to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist, to turn, to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
  • 曲げる 【まげる】 to bend, to crook, to bow, to curve, to curl, to lean, to tilt, to incline, to slant, to bend (the truth), to distort, to twist, to pervert, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle), to ignore (what one really thinks), to pawn
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shadow, shade, dark circles (e.g. around one's eyes)

Readings

Japanese names:
まがた
Chinese:
qu3, qu1
Korean:
gog

Spanish

  • melodía
  • curva
  • encorvado
  • torcer
  • doblar
  • torcerse
  • girarse

Portuguese

  • tender
  • música
  • melodia
  • composição
  • prazer
  • injustiça
  • falta
  • curva
  • tortuoso
  • perverso
  • inclinar

French

  • courber
  • musique
  • mélodie
  • composition
  • plaisir
  • injustice
  • faute
  • malhonnête
  • pervers
  • pencher
381 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
604 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
103 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
715 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
327 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
996 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1180 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14280 Morohashi
3527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
0a6.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
5560.0 Four corner code
22-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f2 Unicode hex code