Jisho

×

4 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule
On:
シャク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1940 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尺 【シャク】 shaku (unit of distance approximately equal to 30.3 cm), rule, measure, scale, length
  • 尺度 【シャクド】 gauge, standard, measure, criterion, index, length, size, (measuring) rule, scale
  • 大尺 【ダイシャク】 large shaku (approx. 35.6cm)
  • 対数尺 【タイスウシャク】 log rule

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Chinese:
chi3, che3
Korean:
cheog

Spanish

  • regla
  • medida
  • antigua unidad de medida

Portuguese

  • shaku
  • pé Japonês
  • medida
  • escala
  • regra

French

  • shaku (30,303 cm)
  • mesure
  • échelle
  • règle
895 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
884 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1842 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1377 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1781 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1227 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
96 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1895 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2071 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
762 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
521 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4248 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2146 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1079 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7632 Morohashi
3440 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 New Nelson (John Haig)
1070 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1151 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
830 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3762 2001 Kanji
3r1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
7780.7 Four corner code
28-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3a Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
Kun:
や.つやっ.つよう
On:
ハチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
92 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 八 【ハチ】 eight
  • 8月 【ハチガツ】 August, eighth month of the lunar calendar
  • 十八 【ジュウハチ】 18, eighteen
  • 尺八 【シャクハチ】 shakuhachi, end-blown fippleless bamboo flute, blow job, fellatio

Kun reading compounds

  • 八 【はち】 eight
  • 八重 【やえ】 multilayered, doubled
  • 八つ 【やっつ】 eight
  • 八つ当たり 【やつあたり】 venting one's anger (on someone or something), taking out one's anger on
  • 八つ 【やっつ】 eight
  • 八日 【ようか】 the eighth day of the month, eight days

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 は、 はっ、 はつ、 やち、 やつ
Chinese:
ba1, ba2
Korean:
pal

Spanish

  • ocho
  • 8

Portuguese

  • Oito

French

  • huit
  • radical huit (no. 12)
8 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
8 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
66 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
41 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
577 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
10 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
18 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
19 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
10 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
10 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
8 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3644 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1859 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2536 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
8 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1450 Morohashi
3 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
369 New Nelson (John Haig)
8 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
8 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
116 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
4 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2062 2001 Kanji
2o0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-1 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
40-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516b Unicode hex code