Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
mediator, go-between
Kun:
なこうど
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1900 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 媒体 【バイタイ】 medium, media
  • 媒酌 【バイシャク】 matchmaking
  • 溶媒 【ヨウバイ】 solvent
  • 冷媒 【レイバイ】 refrigerant, coolant

Kun reading compounds

  • 仲人 【なこうど】 matchmaker, go-between, intermediary, middleman, mediator, intercessor

Readings

Chinese:
mei2
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • mediación
  • mediador
  • intermediario
  • casamentero

Portuguese

  • mediador
  • ir entre

French

  • médiateur
  • intermédiaire
1692 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1862 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1241 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1403 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1198 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1496 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1595 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1760 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
450 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
686 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
412 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
518 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1777 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6498 Morohashi
564 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1247 New Nelson (John Haig)
1761 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1898 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1522 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1764 2001 Kanji
3e9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4449.4 Four corner code
39-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5a92 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
dye, color, paint, stain, print
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
837 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 染色体 【センショクタイ】 chromosome
  • 染色 【センショク】 dyeing, staining, dyed colour (color)
  • 媒染 【バイセン】 color fixing, colour fixing, mordantizing
  • 複合汚染 【フクゴウオセン】 multiple contamination

Kun reading compounds

  • 染める 【そめる】 to dye, to colour, to color
  • 染まる 【そまる】 to be dyed, to be tainted, to be infected, to be stained, to be steeped
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression
  • 染み 【しみ】 stain, spot, smudge, blot, smear, blotch, spot (on one's skin, e.g. chloasma, liver spot), blemish, discoloration, freckle
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression

Readings

Japanese names:
そめ
Chinese:
ran3
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • tinte
  • teñir
  • contagiar
  • colorear
  • manchar
  • mancha

Portuguese

  • tinta
  • cor
  • pintura
  • tingir
  • impressão

French

  • teindre
  • tache
  • pollution
  • colorer
  • peindre
  • imprimer
928 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
917 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2240 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
974 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1426 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
968 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
779 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
908 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1058 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1640 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14621 Morohashi
2572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 New Nelson (John Haig)
509 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
548 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
889 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
364 2001 Kanji
4a5.35 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
3490.4 Four corner code
32-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67d3 Unicode hex code