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 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
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
1-30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
time, about, toward
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2015 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頃 【ケイ】 qing (Chinese unit of land area equal to 100 mu)
  • 頃刻 【ケイコク】 short period
  • 万頃 【バンケイ】 vast expanse

Kun reading compounds

  • 頃 【ころ】 (approximate) time, around, about, toward, suitable time (or condition), time of year, season
  • 頃おい 【ころおい】 time, period, days
  • 幼い頃 【おさないころ】 when one was a very young child, very early in one's life
  • 間もない頃 【まもないころ】 in the early period (of something), at the beginning
  • 頃 【ころ】 (approximate) time, around, about, toward, suitable time (or condition), time of year, season
  • 今日この頃 【きょうこのごろ】 these days, nowadays, recently
  • 使い頃 【つかいごろ】 handy

Readings

Japanese names:
ころも
Chinese:
qing3, qing1
Korean:
gyeong, gyu

Spanish

  • tiempo
  • aproximadamente
  • hacia
  • sobre

Portuguese

French

  • temps
  • époque
  • environ
  • vers
1691 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1906 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1532 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
163 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
124 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43338 Morohashi
144 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6615 New Nelson (John Haig)
2791 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
479 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
291 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9a2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
2178.6 Four corner code
1-26-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9803 Unicode hex code