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, 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

14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
coin, .01 yen, money
Kun:
ぜにすき
On:
センゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1008 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 銭 【セン】 sen (hundredth of a yen), coin made of non-precious materials, one-thousandth of a kan (as a unit of currency), one-thousandth of a kan (as a unit of mass)
  • 銭湯 【セントウ】 public bath, bathhouse
  • 間銭 【アイセン】 handling fee, commission
  • 追い銭 【オイセン】 money paid in addition

Kun reading compounds

  • 銭 【ぜに】 round coin with a (square) hole in the center, coin made of non-precious materials, money
  • 銭葵 【ぜにあおい】 common mallow (Malva sylvestris var. mauritiana)
  • 身銭 【みぜに】 one's own money
  • 日銭 【ひぜに】 daily income in cash, money paid by daily installments, money paid by daily instalments

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • moneda
  • dinero
  • céntimo de yen

Portuguese

  • moeda
  • .01 iene
  • dinheiro

French

  • piécette
  • monnaie
  • 1 centime de yen
656 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
757 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
734 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1097 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4851 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
843 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1849 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2160 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
648 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
659 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1598 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1819 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2159 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1537 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
374 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40413 Morohashi
1725 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6264 New Nelson (John Haig)
368 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
394 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
794 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2859 2001 Kanji
8a6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8315.0 Four corner code
1-33-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
92ad Unicode hex code