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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, younger or inferior (of two items or people with the same name), 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 to 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
Chinese:
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
30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
soldier, private, troops, army, warfare, strategy, tactics
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
522 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 兵 【ヘイ】 (common) soldier, rank and file, army, troops, warfare, strategy
  • 兵員 【ヘイイン】 military strength, military personnel
  • 伏兵 【フクヘイ】 ambush, troops in ambush, unexpected opposition, unexpected obstacle
  • 工兵 【コウヘイ】 combat engineer, military engineer, combat engineering, military engineering
  • 兵糧 【ヒョウロウ】 (army) provisions, food
  • 兵法 【ヘイホウ】 art of war, strategy, tactics
  • 小兵 【コヒョウ】 small build, small stature
  • 大兵 【ダイヒョウ】 of great build or stature, great number of soldiers, great army

Kun reading compounds

  • 兵 【つわもの】 warrior, soldier, courageous person, strong person
  • 古強者 【ふるつわもの】 feudal warrior, samurai, old soldier, veteran, old hand

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
bing1
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • soldado
  • marinero
  • tropa

Portuguese

  • soldado
  • particular
  • tropas
  • exército
  • guerra
  • estratégia
  • tática

French

  • soldat
  • simple soldat
  • troupes
  • armée
  • guerre
  • stratégie
  • tactique
712 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
606 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
578 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
447 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
201 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
396 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
343 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
784 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
798 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
994 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
155 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3158 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1621 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1343 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1462 Morohashi
2551 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
374 New Nelson (John Haig)
1331 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1429 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
489 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
2o5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
7280.1 Four corner code
42-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5175 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
regiment, party, company, squad
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
605 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 隊 【タイ】 party, group, crew, team, body, company (of troops), corps, unit, squad
  • 隊員 【タイイン】 troops, group members, team members
  • 陸上自衛隊 【リクジョウジエイタイ】 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, JGSDF
  • 航空自衛隊 【コウクウジエイタイ】 Japan Air Self-Defense Force, JASDF

Readings

Chinese:
dui4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • grupo
  • partido
  • banda

Portuguese

  • regimento
  • partido
  • companhia
  • esesquadrão

French

  • régiment
  • compagnie
  • brigade
  • groupe
462 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
567 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
540 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
470 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5010 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
366 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1877 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
795 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
809 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
779 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
746 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
762 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
452 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1315 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41750X Morohashi
625 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6468 New Nelson (John Haig)
1306 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1403 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
225 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
593 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3651 2001 Kanji
2d9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
7823.2 Four corner code
34-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
968a Unicode hex code