Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal
Kun:
まれ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
896 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 希 【キ】 dilute, rare
  • 希少 【キショウ】 scarce, rare
  • 古希 【コキ】 70th birthday
  • 七十古希 【シチジュウコキ】 Men seldom live to be seventy (Du Fu (c.712-c.770)), Few people live to be seventy
  • 希有 【ケウ】 rare, uncommon

Kun reading compounds

  • 稀 【まれ】 rare, seldom
  • 類稀 【たぐいまれ】 unique, rare, exceptional, unparalleled, incomparable
  • ごく稀 【ごくまれ】 extremely rare

Readings

Japanese names:
のぞ、 のぞみ
Chinese:
xi1
Korean:
heui

Spanish

  • raro
  • poco
  • deseo
  • esperanza
  • Grecia

Portuguese

  • esperança
  • pedir
  • solicitação
  • implorar
  • Grécia
  • diluir (ácido)
  • raro
  • poucos
  • fenomenal

French

  • espoir
  • demander
  • prier
  • implorer
  • dilution
  • Grèce
  • rare
  • peu nombreux
  • phénoménal
575 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
470 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
447 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
798 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
823 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
495 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
445 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
689 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
888 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
559 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2543 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1763 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8813 Morohashi
2049 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1553 New Nelson (John Haig)
1489 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1602 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
477 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2944 2001 Kanji
3f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
20-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e0c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
salt
Kun:
しお
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1148 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 塩 【シオ】 salt (i.e. sodium chloride), common salt, table salt, salt (e.g. sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, etc.), hardship, toil, trouble, saltiness
  • 塩化 【エンカ】 chloride
  • 減塩 【ゲンエン】 reduction of salt, sodium restriction
  • 岩塩 【ガンエン】 halite, rock salt

Kun reading compounds

  • 塩 【しお】 salt (i.e. sodium chloride), common salt, table salt, salt (e.g. sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, etc.), hardship, toil, trouble, saltiness
  • 塩辛い 【しおからい】 salty (taste), briny
  • 岩塩 【がんえん】 halite, rock salt
  • 手塩 【てしお】 table salt, small plate

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • sal

Portuguese

  • Sal

French

  • sel
354 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
451 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
428 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1058 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1125 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
730 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
439 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1846 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1152 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
924 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
385 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
774 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
456 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
578 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1470 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5382 Morohashi
631 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1075 New Nelson (John Haig)
1458 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1568 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
603 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1474 2001 Kanji
3b10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4811.7 Four corner code
17-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5869 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
wine, alcohol
Parts:
acid, bitterness, sour, tart
Kun:
す.い
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1218 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 酸 【サン】 acid, sourness, sour taste
  • 酸化 【サンカ】 oxidation, oxidization
  • 炭酸 【タンサン】 carbonic acid, carbonated water, baking soda, sodium carbonate
  • アミノ酸 【アミノサン】 amino acid

Kun reading compounds

  • 酸い 【すい】 sour, acid
  • 酸いも甘いも噛み分ける 【すいもあまいもかみわける】 to be experienced in the ways of the world, to taste the bitter and the sweet

Readings

Chinese:
suan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • ácido
  • agrio

Portuguese

  • ácido
  • amargo
  • azedo
  • picante

French

  • acide
  • aigre
  • amer
  • sur (goût)
618 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
715 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
689 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1027 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4789 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
819 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1838 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
516 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
525 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1420 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1797 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1968 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1049 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1449 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39871 Morohashi
1563 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6177 New Nelson (John Haig)
1437 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1545 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
791 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
7e7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
1364.7 Four corner code
27-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9178 Unicode hex code