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, 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

11 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
snow
Kun:
ゆき
On:
セツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
1131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雪辱 【セツジョク】 vindication of honour, vindication of honor, making up for loss, revenge
  • 雪山 【ユキヤマ】 snowy mountain, permanently snow-covered mountain, pile of snow, Himalayas
  • 積雪 【セキセツ】 fallen snow, snow cover
  • 融雪 【ユウセツ】 melted snow, melting of snow

Kun reading compounds

  • 雪 【ゆき】 snow, snowfall
  • 雪国 【ゆきぐに】 snow country
  • 細雪 【ささめゆき】 light snow fall, small snow flakes
  • 粉雪 【こなゆき】 powder snow, powdery snow

Readings

Japanese names:
せっ、 ぶき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xue3, xue4
Korean:
seol

Spanish

  • nieve

Portuguese

  • neve

French

  • neige
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
174 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
157 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
907 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5044 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
518 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
996 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
949 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
979 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
842 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1859 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3431 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2406 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1152 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42216P Morohashi
2759 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6520 New Nelson (John Haig)
1143 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1225 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
8d3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-3 SKIP code
1017.7 Four corner code
1-32-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96ea Unicode hex code