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, 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

10 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
daughter, girl
Kun:
むすめ
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1145 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 嬢 【ジョウ】 unmarried woman, Miss, -ess, -ette
  • 娘核 【ジョウカク】 daughter nucleus
  • 令娘 【レイジョウ】 your daughter, young lady
  • 中国娘 【チュウゴクジョウ】 Chinese girl

Kun reading compounds

  • 娘 【むすめ】 daughter, girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)
  • 娘婿 【むすめむこ】 son-in-law
  • 一人娘 【ひとりむすめ】 only daughter
  • もらい娘 【もらいむすめ】 adopted daughter
  • ボクっ娘 【ボクっこ】 young woman who uses the first person pronoun "boku"
  • ドジっ子 【ドジっこ】 clumsy girl

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
niang2
Korean:
nang

Spanish

  • hija
  • chica
  • muchacha

Portuguese

  • filha
  • moça

French

  • fille
1846 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
979 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1225 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
999 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
452 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1599 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1752 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1876 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
601 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
446 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
488 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
302 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
367 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1483 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6304 Morohashi
406 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1230 New Nelson (John Haig)
1471 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1581 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1322 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1765 2001 Kanji
3e7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4743.2 Four corner code
4343.2 Four corner code
1-44-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5a18 Unicode hex code