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

7 strokes
Radical:
wheat
Parts:
Variants:
barley, wheat
Kun:
むぎ
On:
バク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1615 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 麦芽 【バクガ】 malt
  • 麦価 【バクカ】 price of wheat
  • 精麦 【セイバク】 polished barley or wheat
  • 米麦 【ベイバク】 rice and barley, corn

Kun reading compounds

  • 麦 【むぎ】 wheat, barley, oat (oats)
  • 麦茶 【むぎちゃ】 barley tea
  • はだか麦 【はだかむぎ】 naked barley (Hordeum vulgare var. nudum)
  • 毒麦 【どくむぎ】 darnel (Lolium temulentum)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mai4
Korean:
maeg

Spanish

  • cebada
  • trigo

Portuguese

  • cevada
  • trigo

French

  • orge
  • blé
128 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
213 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
194 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1411 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5385 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
816 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1020 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
456 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
270 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
270 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
637 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
400 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3061 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1559 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1547 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47718 Morohashi
2408 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7030 New Nelson (John Haig)
1533 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1653 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
152 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1467 2001 Kanji
4i4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-3 SKIP code
5024.7 Four corner code
1-39-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ea6 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
flour, powder, dust
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1484 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 粉末 【フンマツ】 fine powder
  • 粉飾 【フンショク】 embellishment (e.g. of a story), ornamentation, decoration, putting on makeup
  • 米粉 【コメコ】 rice flour
  • 製粉 【セイフン】 milling, grinding into flour

Kun reading compounds

  • 粉 【こな】 flour, meal, powder, dust
  • 粉ミルク 【こなミルク】 milk powder, baby formula
  • 火の粉 【ひのこ】 sparks
  • 薄力粉 【はくりきこ】 cake flour, pastry flour
  • 粉 【こな】 flour, meal, powder, dust
  • 粉ミルク 【こなミルク】 milk powder, baby formula

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fen3
Korean:
bun

Spanish

  • harina
  • polvo

Portuguese

  • farinha
  • poeira

French

  • farine
  • poudre
  • poussière
507 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
605 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
577 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1152 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
793 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
804 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1133 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1701 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1817 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1557 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1495 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1643 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
869 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1186 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
929 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26872 Morohashi
1291 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4390 New Nelson (John Haig)
920 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
988 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
556 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1045 2001 Kanji
6b4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
9892.7 Four corner code
1-42-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c89 Unicode hex code