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

6 strokes
Radical:
boat
Parts:
boat, ship
Kun:
ふねふな--ぶね
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1786 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 舟艇 【シュウテイ】 boat, watercraft
  • 舟運 【シュウウン】 transportation by water (e.g. by ship)
  • 軽舟 【ケイシュウ】 light boat, skiff
  • 同舟 【ドウシュウ】 shipmates, fellow passengers

Kun reading compounds

  • 船 【ふね】 ship, boat, watercraft, vessel, steamship, tank, tub, vat, trough, counter for boat-shaped containers (e.g. of sashimi)
  • 船貝 【ふねがい】 Arca avellana (species of ark shell)
  • 釣り船 【つりぶね】 fishing boat
  • 曳船 【えいせん】 tugboat, towing, towage

Readings

Chinese:
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • bote
  • barco

Portuguese

  • barco
  • nave
  • navio

French

  • bateau
  • vaisseau
1354 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1334 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3863 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
968 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
857 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
339 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1094 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1145 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
646 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1592 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4353 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2965 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1886 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30350 Morohashi
3538 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4927 New Nelson (John Haig)
1868 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2012 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1087 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
848 2001 Kanji
6c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-4 SKIP code
2744.0 Four corner code
29-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
821f Unicode hex code