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

17 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
get dark, gloom, disorder
Kun:
やみくら.い
On:
アンオン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1969 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 暗黒 【アンコク】 darkness
  • 暗夜 【アンヤ】 dark night
  • 冥暗 【メイアン】 gloom, shade
  • 幽暗 【ユウアン】 gloom, darkness, seclusion

Kun reading compounds

  • 闇 【やみ】 darkness, the dark, bewilderment, despair, hopelessness, hidden place, secrecy, oblivion, black market, shady trading, underhand transactions, illegal channels
  • 闇医者 【やみいしゃ】 back-alley doctor
  • 暁闇 【あかつきやみ】 moonless dawn
  • 五月闇 【さつきやみ】 dark night in the rainy season
  • 暗い 【くらい】 dark, gloomy, murky, depressed, dispirited, down in the dumps, dark (mood), dark (in colour), dull, ill-boding, dark (e.g. past), suspicious, unlikely (to succeed), hopeless, unpromising, unfamiliar (with), ignorant (of)

Readings

Chinese:
an4
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • oscuro
  • sombrío
  • poco claro
  • sin esperanza
  • confuso

Portuguese

French

1758 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4969 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1899 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2709 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
349 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4134 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41421 Morohashi
3332 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6414 New Nelson (John Haig)
2777 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1748 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8e9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-9 SKIP code
7760.1 Four corner code
16-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95c7 Unicode hex code