Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
night, evening
Kun:
よる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
487 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 夜 【ヤ】 counter for nights
  • 夜間 【ヤカン】 night, nighttime
  • 同夜 【ドウヤ】 the same night, that night
  • 通夜 【ツヤ】 all-night vigil over a body, wake

Kun reading compounds

  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night
  • 夜明け 【よあけ】 dawn, daybreak
  • 毎夜 【まいよ】 every evening, every night
  • 短夜 【みじかよ】 short summer night
  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night
  • 夜遅く 【よるおそく】 late at night, at a late hour
  • 御寝 【およる】 sleep, rest
  • 水晶の夜 【すいしょうのよる】 Kristallnacht (night of concerted violence against Jews in Germany and Austria from November 9-10, 1938)

Readings

Chinese:
ye4
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • noche
  • tarde

Portuguese

  • noite
  • à noite

French

  • nuit
  • soirée
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
258 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
298 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
406 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2550 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1301 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1046 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5763 Morohashi
2056 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 New Nelson (John Haig)
1037 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
318 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
169 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
467 2001 Kanji
2j6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
44-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591c Unicode hex code

12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
slow, late, back, later
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
833 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 遅々 【チチ】 slow, lagging, tardy
  • 遅延 【チエン】 delay, latency
  • 棲遅 【セイチ】 living in tranquility, retiring to the countryside, retirement house
  • 巧遅 【コウチ】 elaborate but slow execution, polished but slow work

Kun reading compounds

  • 遅れる 【おくれる】 to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue, to fall behind, to fall behind (in school, etc.), to struggle (with a subject), to be outdated, to fall behind (the times), to be out of touch (with)
  • 遅らす 【おくらす】 to retard, to delay
  • 遅い 【おそい】 slow, time-consuming, sluggish, late (in the day), towards the end (of the day or night), until a time far into the day or night, later (than expected or usual), late, behind schedule, behind time, tardy, overdue, unpunctual, too late, having missed the boat, dull, stupid

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • despacio
  • tarde
  • llegar tarde
  • retrasar
  • retrasado

Portuguese

  • atrasado
  • lento
  • costas
  • mais tarde

French

  • retard
  • lent
  • précédent
  • plus tard
1574 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
884 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4722 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1090 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
961 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1807 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
702 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
715 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
118 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
709 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3887 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1999 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2700 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1076 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38989P Morohashi
3133 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6089 New Nelson (John Haig)
1067 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1148 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1594 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3755 2001 Kanji
2q9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3730.4 Four corner code
35-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9045 Unicode hex code