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

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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

13 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
node, season, period, occasion, verse, clause, stanza, honor, joint, knuckle, knob, knot, tune, melody
Kun:
ふし-ぶしのっと
On:
セツセチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
934 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 節 【セツ】 occasion, time, section (of a literary work), paragraph, verse, stanza, passage, principle, integrity, node (of a plant stem), clause, (taxonomical) section
  • 節減 【セツゲン】 retrenchment, curtailment, economy
  • 結節 【ケッセツ】 knot, nodule, tubercule, node
  • 国慶節 【コッケイセツ】 anniversary of founding (of PRC), national celebration time
  • 節分 【セツブン】 last day of winter in the traditional Japanese calendar (usually February 3 or 4), holiday for end of winter (accompanied by a bean scattering ceremony), last day of any season (according to the traditional Japanese calendar)
  • 節会 【セチエ】 seasonal court banquet

Kun reading compounds

  • 節 【ふし】 joint, knuckle, tune, melody, knot (in wood), node in a bamboo stem, part, notable characteristic
  • 節目 【ふしめ】 turning point, critical juncture, knot (in a tree, etc.)
  • 七節 【ななふし】 walking stick (any insect of order Phasmatodea), walkingstick, stick insect, leaf insect
  • 飛七節 【とびななふし】 Micadina phluctaenoides (species of stick insect)
  • 節 【のっと】 knot (nautical mile per hour)

Readings

Japanese names:
たかし
Chinese:
jie2, jie1
Korean:
jeol

Spanish

  • estación
  • periodo
  • frase
  • unión
  • articulación
  • melodía
  • tono
  • nudo
  • entonación

Portuguese

  • estação
  • período
  • ocasião
  • verso
  • cláusula
  • stanza
  • honra
  • junta
  • nó dos dedos
  • maçaneta
  • canção
  • melodia

French

  • noeud (vitesse)
  • instant
  • saison
  • période
  • occasion
  • vers (poésie)
  • stance
  • honneur
  • jointure
  • articulation
  • bosse
  • air (musique)
  • mélodie
446 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
552 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
523 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
731 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3402 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
683 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
800 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2215 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
464 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
472 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
699 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1482 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3336 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1476 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26102 Morohashi
2691 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4299 New Nelson (John Haig)
1464 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1574 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
607 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2344 2001 Kanji
6f7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-7 SKIP code
8872.7 Four corner code
32-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7bc0 Unicode hex code