Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
princess
Kun:
ひめひめ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1566 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 舞姫 【マイヒメ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse
  • 寵姫 【チョウキ】 one's favorite mistress, one's favourite mistress

Kun reading compounds

  • 姫 【ひめ】 young lady of noble birth, princess (esp. in Western contexts, tales, etc.), girl, small, cute, lesser (in names of species), prostitute
  • 姫君 【ひめぎみ】 daughter of a person of high rank (esp. eldest daughter)
  • 歌姫 【うたひめ】 songstress, diva
  • 舞姫 【まいひめ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
heui

Spanish

  • princesa

Portuguese

  • princesa

French

  • princesse
1738 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1534 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1216 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1220 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1191 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1358 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1757 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1882 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1868 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
445 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
489 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
857 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6229 Morohashi
407 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1217 New Nelson (John Haig)
849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
912 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1320 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1775 2001 Kanji
3e7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4141.7 Four corner code
1-41-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59eb Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
dilute, thin, weak (tea), pampas grass
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1009 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 薄弱 【ハクジャク】 feebleness, weakness, weak
  • 薄謝 【ハクシャ】 small consideration (remuneration, token of gratitude)
  • 肉薄 【ニクハク】 closing in on (the enemy, first place, etc.), coming close to, pressing hard, pressing hard (e.g. with a question), taking to task, grilling
  • 精薄 【セイハク】 mental retardation (pejorative), mentally retarded

Kun reading compounds

  • 薄い 【うすい】 thin, pale, light, faint, watery, thin, dilute, weak (taste, etc.), little (affection, etc.) not much (of a presence), slim (probability, etc.), small, sparse, patchy, scattered
  • 薄板 【うすいた】 laminate, veneer
  • 薄める 【うすめる】 to dilute, to water down
  • 薄まる 【うすまる】 to become weak
  • 薄らぐ 【うすらぐ】 to become thin, to fade, to grow pale
  • 薄れる 【うすれる】 to fade, to become dim
  • 薄 【すすき】 Japanese pampas grass (Miscanthus sinensis), maiden silvergrass, zebra grass
  • 花薄 【はなすすき】 Japanese pampas grass in ear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo2, bao2, bo4
Korean:
bag

Spanish

  • pálido
  • fino
  • delgado
  • diluirse
  • debilitarse
  • diluir
  • aclarar
  • palidecer
  • desvanecerse

Portuguese

  • diluir
  • fraco
  • ralo (chá)

French

  • fin
  • dilué
  • léger (thé)
1699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
975 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4075 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1091 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
874 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2569 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1449 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1542 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
799 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
671 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3004 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2093 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
232 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32083P Morohashi
2370 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5225 New Nelson (John Haig)
227 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
242 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1850 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1948 2001 Kanji
3k13.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4414.6 Four corner code
1-39-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8584 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
feathers, counter for birds, rabbits
Kun:
はね
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
748 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 羽 【ウ】 fifth degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale)
  • 羽毛 【ウモウ】 feathers, plumage, down
  • 奥羽 【オウウ】 Ōu (the two former provinces of Mutsu and Dewa), Tōhoku
  • 小翼羽 【ショウヨクウ】 alula, bastard wing

Kun reading compounds

  • 羽 【はね】 feather, plume, down, wing, blade (of a fan, propeller, etc.), shuttlecock (in badminton), shuttlecock (in hanetsuki), arrow feathers
  • 羽目 【はめ】 panel, wainscoting, wainscotting, plight, fix, bind, awkward situation, difficult situation, mess
  • 白羽 【しらは】 white feather
  • 切り羽 【きりは】 face (of a wall of coal or ore, etc.), working face (of a mine)
  • 羽 【わ】 counter for birds, rabbits, etc.
  • 出羽 【でわ】 Dewa (former province located in present-day Yamagata and Akita prefectures)
  • 羽 【はね】 feather, plume, down, wing, blade (of a fan, propeller, etc.), shuttlecock (in badminton), shuttlecock (in hanetsuki), arrow feathers
  • 羽蟻 【はあり】 winged ant, flying ant

Readings

Japanese names:
しゅう、 ば
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • pluma
  • alas
  • contador de pájaros y conejos

Portuguese

  • penas
  • sufixo para contagem de pássaros
  • coelhos

French

  • plume
  • compteur d'oiseaux, lapins
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
812 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
732 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
967 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
835 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
246 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
590 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
600 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
491 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1570 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
580 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28614P Morohashi
226 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4675 New Nelson (John Haig)
573 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
615 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
2b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1712.0 Four corner code
1-17-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fbd Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
white
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
483 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 白 【ハク】 white, striped mullet fry (Mugil cephalus), speech, one's lines, white dragon tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of white dragon tiles, white person, Caucasian, Belgium
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson
  • 漂白 【ヒョウハク】 blanching, bleaching
  • 太白 【タイハク】 Venus (planet), thick silk thread, refined sugar, white rice jelly, variety of sweet potato
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson
  • 白夜 【ビャクヤ】 night under the midnight sun, white night (at extreme latitudes), night during which the sun doesn't set
  • 敬白 【ケイハク】 Yours Sincerely

Kun reading compounds

  • 白 【しろ】 white, innocence, innocent person, blank space, white go stone, white dragon tile, skewered grilled pig intestine
  • 白い 【しろい】 white
  • 面白 【おもしろ】 amusing, funny, interesting
  • 蘿蔔 【すずしろ】 daikon (variety of large white Oriental radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus) (primarily used in context of the seven spring herbs)
  • 白い 【しろい】 white
  • 白色 【しろいろ】 white

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 か、 はっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bai2
Korean:
baeg, bae

Spanish

  • blanco

Portuguese

  • branco

French

  • blanc
37 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
65 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
266 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3095 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
79 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
73 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
205 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
205 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1362 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4305 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2929 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
37 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22678 Morohashi
3493 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3863 New Nelson (John Haig)
37 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
37 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
242 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
46 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
878 2001 Kanji
4c1.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2600.0 Four corner code
1-39-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767d Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
butterfly
On:
チョウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2011 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 蝶 【チョウ】 butterfly
  • 蝶々 【チョウチョウ】 butterfly
  • 太陽蝶 【タイヨウチョウ】 sunset morpho (butterfly, Morpho hecuba)
  • 猪鹿蝶 【イノシカチョウ】 the boar, deer and butterfly cards (high-scoring meld), inoshikacho (type of hanafuda gambling game)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
die2
Korean:
jeob

Spanish

  • mariposa

Portuguese

French

  • papillon
4171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1970 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2236 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
946 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1278 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
527 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
33333 Morohashi
1401 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5363 New Nelson (John Haig)
521 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
560 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6d9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
1-6-8 SKIP code
5419.4 Four corner code
1-36-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8776 Unicode hex code