Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
distinction, difference, variation, discrepancy, margin, balance
Kun:
さ.すさ.し
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
449 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 差 【サ】 difference, variation, difference
  • 差し 【サシ】 between (e.g. two people), face to face, hindrance, impediment, arrhythmic section of recitative in noh music, playing with only 2 players, prefix used for stress or emphasis, counter for traditional dance songs
  • 落差 【ラクサ】 difference in elevation (between two points in a body of water), head, drop (e.g. of a waterfall), fall distance, difference, gap
  • 賃金格差 【チンギンカクサ】 wage differential

Kun reading compounds

  • 差す 【さす】 to shine, to be visible, to be tinged with, to rise (of water levels), to flow in, to be felt (i.e. as an emotion), to come over one, to hold up (an umbrella, etc.), to put up, to raise, to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance), to insert, to put in, to wear (a sword) in one's belt, to wear at one's side, to carry under one's arm, to insert one's arm under an opponent's arm, to pole (a boat), to pour, to add (liquid), to serve (drinks), to put on (lipstick, etc.), to apply, to colour, to dye, to light (a fire), to burn, to shut, to close, to lock, to fasten, to stop in the midst of, to leave undone
  • 差し 【さし】 between (e.g. two people), face to face, hindrance, impediment, arrhythmic section of recitative in noh music, playing with only 2 players, prefix used for stress or emphasis, counter for traditional dance songs
  • 尺 【さし】 ruler, measure
  • 旗指 【はたさし】 samurai who carries his general's banner while riding into battle, small war flag attached to the back of one's armour during battle
  • 一差し 【ひとさし】 one dance, one game (e.g. of shogi)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chai1, cha1, cha4, ci1
Korean:
cha, chi

Spanish

  • distinción
  • diferencia
  • remanente
  • poner
  • echar
  • verter

Portuguese

  • distinção
  • diferença
  • variação
  • discrepancia
  • margem
  • equilíbrio

French

  • différence
  • distinction (entre)
  • variation
  • divergence
  • marge
  • balance
399 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
508 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
482 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
614 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3662 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
662 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
492 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1164 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
658 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
669 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
674 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
553 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2082 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2821 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
560 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8732 Morohashi
3311 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1537 New Nelson (John Haig)
554 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
593 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
544 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
972 2001 Kanji
2o8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
2-6-4 SKIP code
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-3-7 SKIP code
8021.1 Four corner code
1-26-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dee Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
uncommon, different, queerness, strangeness, wonderful, curious, unusual
Kun:
ことこと.なる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
631 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 異 【イ】 difference (of opinion), strange, odd, unusual, different
  • 異議 【イギ】 objection, dissent, protest
  • 天変地異 【テンペンチイ】 natural disaster, cataclysm
  • 小異 【ショウイ】 minor differences

Kun reading compounds

  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 異なる 【ことなる】 to differ, to vary, to disagree
  • 異なる 【ことなる】 to differ, to vary, to disagree
  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 異な 【けな】 exceptional, praiseworthy, laudable

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • raro
  • extraño
  • inusual
  • diferente

Portuguese

  • incomum
  • esquisito
  • estranho
  • raro
  • curioso
  • maravilhoso

French

  • inhabituel
  • bizarrerie
  • étrangeté
  • surprenant
  • curieux
  • extraordinaire
738 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
826 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
807 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
707 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3008 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
581 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
746 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1061 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1106 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1196 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1342 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3195 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1651 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1814 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21854 Morohashi
2584 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3757 New Nelson (John Haig)
1797 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1936 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
918 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3661 2001 Kanji
5f6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-6 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
1-16-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7570 Unicode hex code