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
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
meal, boiled rice
Kun:
めし
On:
ハン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
1046 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 飯店 【ハンテン】 Chinese restaurant
  • 飯切 【ハンギリ】 flat-bottomed wooden bowl for preparing sushi rice
  • 米飯 【ベイハン】 cooked rice
  • 赤飯 【セキハン】 red rice (beans and mochi) for auspicious occasions

Kun reading compounds

  • 飯 【めし】 cooked rice, meal, food, one's livelihood
  • 飯売女 【めしうりおんな】 maid at an inn who served clients and worked as a prostitute (Edo period)
  • 握り飯 【にぎりめし】 rice ball
  • 冷や飯 【ひやめし】 cold rice, hanger-on, dependent, disgraced former actor

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 いい、 いり、 え
Chinese:
fan4
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • comida
  • arroz cocido

Portuguese

  • refeição
  • arroz cozido

French

  • repas
  • riz bouilli
696 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
594 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
565 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1083 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5158 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
768 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
279 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1964 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
325 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
325 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
604 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1904 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2126 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1110 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1509 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1485 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44064P Morohashi
1691 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6679 New Nelson (John Haig)
1473 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1583 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
597 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2867 2001 Kanji
8b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
8174.7 Four corner code
40-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98ef Unicode hex code