Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
younger sister
Kun:
いもうと
On:
マイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1446 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 義妹 【ギマイ】 sister-in-law (spouse's younger sister or younger brothers's wife), younger stepsister, younger adopted sister, non-blood-related younger sister
  • 弟妹 【テイマイ】 younger brother and sister

Kun reading compounds

  • 妹 【いもうと】 younger sister
  • 妹御 【いもうとご】 (another person's) younger sister

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 せ、 も
Chinese:
mei4
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • hermana menor

Portuguese

  • irmã mais jovem

French

  • soeur cadette
319 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
226 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
207 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1204 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1204 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
427 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
153 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
848 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
408 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
412 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
78 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
441 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
250 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
225 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6138 Morohashi
278 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1199 New Nelson (John Haig)
220 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
234 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1764 2001 Kanji
3e5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4549.0 Four corner code
43-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59b9 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
soup, juice, broth, sap, gravy, pus
Kun:
しる-しるつゆ
On:
ジュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1843 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 汁液 【ジュウエキ】 juice
  • 果汁 【カジュウ】 fruit juice
  • 胆汁 【タンジュウ】 bile, gall

Kun reading compounds

  • 汁 【しる】 juice, sap, soup, broth, (dipping) sauce
  • 汁気 【しるけ】 juice
  • 魚汁 【いしる】 fish sauce made of salted and fermented sardines, mackerel, or squid, a specialty of the Noto Peninsula of Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 藍汁 【あいしる】 mixture of lime and fermented indigo leaves after the indigo dye has precipitated from the leaves (byproduct in the process of creating indigo dye)
  • 汁 【しる】 juice, sap, soup, broth, (dipping) sauce
  • 汁だく 【つゆだく】 soupy, containing more broth or sauce than usual (of gyudon, etc.)
  • お汁 【おつゆ】 broth, soup (esp. miso soup)
  • 天つゆ 【てんつゆ】 thin dipping sauce for tempura

Readings

Chinese:
zhi1
Korean:
jeub, jib

Spanish

  • sopa
  • jugo
  • caldo
  • salsa

Portuguese

  • sopa
  • suco
  • caldo
  • graxa
  • molho (carne)
  • pus

French

  • soupe
  • jus
  • bouillon
  • sève
  • pus
1361 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1502 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2485 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1848 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1457 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1794 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1930 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1399 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1157 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
227 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
144 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
173 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
142 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17104 Morohashi
195 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3035 New Nelson (John Haig)
140 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
150 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1050 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
3410.0 Four corner code
29-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c41 Unicode hex code