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

鹿

11 strokes
Radical:
deer 鹿
Parts:
广 鹿
deer
Kun:
しか
On:
ロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
957 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鹿 【シカ】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿砦 【ロクサイ】 abatis
  • 馴鹿 【トナカイ】 reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
  • 神鹿 【シンロク】 deer raised upon the grounds of a shrine (who serve as messengers of the gods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鹿 【しか】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿猪 【しかいのしし】 babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)
  • 牡鹿 【おじか】 buck (male deer)
  • 赤鹿 【あかしか】 red deer (Cervus elaphus)
  • 鹿 【しか】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿 【かのしし】 deer meat, deer
  • 牡鹿 【おじか】 buck (male deer)
  • 赤鹿 【あかしか】 red deer (Cervus elaphus)

Readings

Japanese names:
しし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu4
Korean:
rog

Spanish

  • venado
  • ciervo

Portuguese

French

  • cerf
1141 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5375 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1999 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1823 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2279 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2038 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3879 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1996 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2695 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47586 Morohashi
3126 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7017 New Nelson (John Haig)
1999 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2154 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
556 2001 Kanji
3q8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
0021.2 Four corner code
0021.1 Four corner code
1-28-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9e7f Unicode hex code