Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
delicate, minuteness, insignificance
Kun:
かす.か
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 微 【ビ】 minuteness, one millionth
  • 微細 【ビサイ】 minute, micro, detailed, delicate, subtle
  • 細微 【サイビ】 minute, meager, meagre, mean
  • 翠微 【スイビ】 approx. 80% of the way up a mountainside, view of a light green mountain, mountain that appears green from afar

Kun reading compounds

  • 微か 【かすか】 faint, dim, weak, slight, vague, indistinct, hazy, poor, wretched, meagre, meager, scanty

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
wei1, wei2
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • insignificante
  • diminuto
  • pequeño
  • secreto

Portuguese

  • delicado
  • miudeza
  • insignificancia

French

  • ténu
  • délicat
  • insignifiant
1735 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1631 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1668 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1283 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1419 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1508 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
635 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
788 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
898 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10203 Morohashi
639 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1765 New Nelson (John Haig)
889 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
954 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1622 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2066 2001 Kanji
3i10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
2824.0 Four corner code
40-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fae Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
exquisite, strange, queer, mystery, miracle, excellent, delicate, charming
Kun:
たえ
On:
ミョウビョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 妙 【ミョウ】 strange, weird, odd, curious, wonder, mystery, miracle, excellence, cleverness, adroitness, knack, skill
  • 妙案 【ミョウアン】 ingenious idea, excellent plan, bright idea
  • 絶妙 【ゼツミョウ】 exquisite, superb, perfect, miraculous
  • 軽妙 【ケイミョウ】 light and easy, lambent, clever, witty, smart
  • 神妙 【シンミョウ】 meek, quiet, docile, humble, faithful, obedient, mysterious, marvelous, marvellous

Kun reading compounds

  • 妙なる 【たえなる】 exquisite (e.g. melody), melodious, delicate, enchanting
  • 妙なる調べ 【たえなるしらべ】 enchanting melody, sweet tune
  • 白妙 【しろたえ】 white cloth, white

Readings

Chinese:
miao4
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • exquisito
  • encantador
  • admirable
  • extraño
  • raro
  • misterioso
  • joven

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • seleto
  • afeminado
  • mistério
  • milagre
  • charmoso
  • delicado
  • excelente

French

  • bizarre
  • surprenant
  • mystère
  • merveilleux
  • excellent
  • exquis
  • délicat
  • charmant
1841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1045 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1188 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
614 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1154 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1209 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1150 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
437 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
280 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
124 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6090 Morohashi
239 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1191 New Nelson (John Haig)
123 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
130 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1114 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1760 2001 Kanji
3e4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4942.0 Four corner code
44-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5999 Unicode hex code