Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name), inferior, younger (of two people with the same name), junior, unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小雨 【コサメ】 light rain, drizzle
  • 微小 【ビショウ】 microscopic
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small and medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
1-30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
newborn babe, child, young of animals
Kun:
-こ-っこ
On:
ゲイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
679 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 児 【ジ】 child, boy, I, me
  • 児童 【ジドウ】 children, juvenile
  • 新生児 【シンセイジ】 newborn baby
  • 遺児 【イジ】 orphan, child left by the deceased, abandoned child

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 克鯨 【こくくじら】 gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus)
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 駄々っ子 【だだっこ】 unmanageable child, spoiled child (spoilt), spoiled brat

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
er2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • recién nacido
  • chiquillo
  • cría

Portuguese

  • recém-nascido
  • criança
  • filhote

French

  • nouveau-né
  • enfant
  • petit d'animal
801 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
697 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
556 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
572 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
782 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
338 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1217 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1280 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1375 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
148 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3153 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
58 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1364 Morohashi
2546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 New Nelson (John Haig)
58 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
62 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1257 2001 Kanji
4c3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
1-2-5 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
2621.0 Four corner code
1-27-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5150 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hemp, flax
Parts:
广
Variants:
hemp, flax, numb
Kun:
あさ
On:
マア
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1142 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 麻布 【アサヌノ】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 麻酔 【マスイ】 anaesthesia, anesthesia
  • 大麻 【タイマ】 hemp, cannabis, marijuana, pot, hashish, Shinto paper offerings
  • 胡麻 【ゴマ】 sesame seeds, sesame (Sesamum indicum)
  • 麻雀 【マージャン】 mahjong, mah-jongg

Kun reading compounds

  • 麻 【あさ】 cannabis (Cannabis sativa), hemp (plant), hemp (fiber), linen, flax, jute
  • 麻布 【あさぬの】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 大麻 【たいま】 hemp, cannabis, marijuana, pot, hashish, Shinto paper offerings
  • 絹麻 【きぬあさ】 thin linen polished to appear like silk

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あざ、 お
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ma2, ma1
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • cáñamo
  • lino
  • entumecerse

Portuguese

  • cânhamo
  • linho

French

  • chanvre
  • lin
1829 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1118 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5390 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1480 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1924 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1508 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1529 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1630 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1938 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3878 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1995 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2694 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
600 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47888 Morohashi
3125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7040 New Nelson (John Haig)
593 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
637 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1502 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
564 2001 Kanji
3q8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
0029.4 Four corner code
1-43-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ebb Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
wine, alcohol
Parts:
Variants:
drunk, feel sick, poisoned, elated, spellbound
Kun:
よ.うよ.い
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1640 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 酔客 【スイキャク】 drunken person
  • 酔漢 【スイカン】 drunkard, drunken fellow
  • 陶酔 【トウスイ】 intoxication, being carried away by, being enraptured by
  • 大酔 【タイスイ】 dead drunk

Kun reading compounds

  • 酔う 【よう】 to get drunk, to become intoxicated, to feel sick (e.g. in a vehicle), to become nauseated, to be elated, to be exalted, to be spellbound, to be in raptures
  • 酔い 【よい】 drunkenness, intoxication, motion sickness, travel sickness
  • 酔いが覚める 【よいがさめる】 to sober up
  • 酔い 【よい】 drunkenness, intoxication, motion sickness, travel sickness
  • 酔う 【よう】 to get drunk, to become intoxicated, to feel sick (e.g. in a vehicle), to become nauseated, to be elated, to be exalted, to be spellbound, to be in raptures

Readings

Japanese names:
よい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zui4
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • marearse
  • emborracharse

Portuguese

  • bêbado
  • sentir-se mal
  • envenenado
  • exaltado
  • fascinado

French

  • ivre
  • se sentir malade
  • empoisonné
  • transporté de joie
  • subjugué
1457 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1335 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4781 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1648 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1832 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1709 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1826 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
728 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1791 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1875 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
996 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1447 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39807 Morohashi
1483 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6166 New Nelson (John Haig)
1435 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1543 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1493 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3255 2001 Kanji
7e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
1464.1 Four corner code
1-31-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9154 Unicode hex code