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

4 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule
On:
シャク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1940 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尺 【シャク】 shaku (unit of distance approximately equal to 30.3 cm), rule, measure, scale, length
  • 尺度 【シャクド】 gauge, standard, measure, criterion, index, length, size, (measuring) rule, scale
  • 大尺 【ダイシャク】 large shaku (approx. 35.6cm)
  • 対数尺 【タイスウシャク】 log rule

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Chinese:
chi3, che3
Korean:
cheog

Spanish

  • regla
  • medida
  • antigua unidad de medida

Portuguese

  • shaku
  • pé Japonês
  • medida
  • escala
  • regra

French

  • shaku (30,303 cm)
  • mesure
  • échelle
  • règle
895 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
884 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1842 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1377 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1781 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1227 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
96 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1895 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2071 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
762 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
521 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4248 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2146 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1079 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7632 Morohashi
3440 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 New Nelson (John Haig)
1070 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1151 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
830 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3762 2001 Kanji
3r1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
7780.7 Four corner code
28-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3a Unicode hex code