Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
heavens, sky, imperial
Kun:
あまつあめあま-
On:
テン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
512 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 天 【テン】 sky, heaven, God, svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth), deva (divine being of Buddhism), top (of a book), sole (of a Japanese sandal), beginning, start, tempura, India
  • 天下 【テンカ】 the whole world, the whole country, society, the public, supremacy over a nation, government of a country, the ruling power, having one's own way, doing as one pleases, peerless, incomparable, superlative, world-famous, shogun (Edo period)
  • 炎天 【エンテン】 blazing heat, scorching sun
  • 楽天 【ラクテン】 optimism

Kun reading compounds

  • 天津 【あまつ】 heavenly, imperial
  • 天津乙女 【あまつおとめ】 celestial maiden
  • 天 【あめ】 sky
  • 天地 【てんち】 heaven and earth, the universe, nature, top and bottom, realm, sphere, world, top and bottom, gods of heaven and earth

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あも、 た、 たかし、 て、 なま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • paraíso
  • cielo
  • imperial

Portuguese

  • paraíso
  • ceú
  • imperiais

French

  • cieux
  • ciel
  • impérial
119 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
58 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
364 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
16 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
78 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
41 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
93 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
141 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
462 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4250 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2148 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5833 Morohashi
3442 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 New Nelson (John Haig)
428 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
457 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
34 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3163 2001 Kanji
0a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1043.0 Four corner code
1-37-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5929 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
silkworm
Kun:
かいこ
On:
サンテン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
2272 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 蚕業 【サンギョウ】 sericulture
  • 養蚕 【ヨウサン】 sericulture, silkworm culture, silkworm raising
  • 秋蚕 【シュウサン】 autumn silkworms, fall silkworms

Kun reading compounds

  • 蚕 【かいこ】 silkworm (Bombyx mori)
  • 蚕蛾 【かいこが】 silkworm moth, silk moth (Bombyx mori)
  • 三眠蚕 【さんみんかいこ】 three-molt silkworm
  • 蚕糞 【こくそ】 silkworm droppings
  • 蚕玉 【こだま】 guardian deity of silkworms
  • 三眠蚕 【さんみんかいこ】 three-molt silkworm
  • 桑蚕 【くわこ】 wild silkworm moth (Bombyx mandarina)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tian3, can2
Korean:
cheon, jam

Spanish

  • gusano de seda

Portuguese

  • bicho-da-seda

French

  • ver à soie
617 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
885 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
688 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2017 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
57 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
880 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1715 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1877 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2042 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1866 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1606 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1589 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
529 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32869 Morohashi
2457 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5290 New Nelson (John Haig)
523 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
562 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
901 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3171 2001 Kanji
6d4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-6 SKIP code
1013.6 Four corner code
1-27-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8695 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
thread
Kun:
いと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1488 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 糸 【シ】 thread, 0.0001, one ten-thousandth
  • 糸雨 【シウ】 drizzle, light rain, fine rain
  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 金糸 【キンシ】 gold thread

Kun reading compounds

  • 糸 【いと】 thread, yarn, string
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 beginning, start, first step, clue, lead, hint, thread end
  • 横糸 【よこいと】 weft, woof (crosswise threads on a loom)
  • 生糸 【きいと】 raw silk thread

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • hilo
  • hebra
  • cuerda

Portuguese

  • contexto

French

  • fil
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
27 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
699 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
720 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
242 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
409 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1345 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27221 Morohashi
2179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4431 New Nelson (John Haig)
1333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
58 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2741 2001 Kanji
6a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-27-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cf8 Unicode hex code