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:
father
Parts:
father
Kun:
ちち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
646 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 父母 【フボ】 father and mother, parents
  • 父子 【フシ】 father and child, father and son, father and daughter
  • 義父 【ギフ】 father-in-law, foster father, stepfather
  • 養父 【ヨウフ】 foster father, adoptive father

Kun reading compounds

  • 父 【ちち】 father
  • 父親 【ちちおや】 father
  • 亡き父 【なきちち】 (one's) late father
  • 建国の父 【けんこくのちち】 founding father

Readings

Chinese:
fu4, fu3
Korean:
bu, bo

Spanish

  • padre

Portuguese

  • pai

French

  • père
131 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
216 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
197 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
742 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2832 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
90 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
70 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
65 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
113 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
113 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
73 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1286 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2467 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1714 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1282 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19721 Morohashi
1973 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3516 New Nelson (John Haig)
1274 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1366 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
226 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
100 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2066 2001 Kanji
2o2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8040.0 Four corner code
41-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7236 Unicode hex code