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

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
dainty, get thin, taper, slender, narrow, detailed, precise
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
537 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 細 【サイ】 detail, details
  • 細菌 【サイキン】 bacterium, bacteria, germ
  • 子細 【シサイ】 reasons, circumstances, significance, particulars, hindrance, obstruction, interference
  • 精細 【セイサイ】 detail

Kun reading compounds

  • 細い 【ほそい】 thin, slender, fine, unlucky
  • 細い糸 【ほそいいと】 fine thread
  • 細る 【ほそる】 to get thin, to taper off
  • 細か 【こまか】 small, fine, detailed, stingy
  • 細かい 【こまかい】 small, fine, minute, minor, trivial, sensitive, attentive
  • 細かい 【こまかい】 small, fine, minute, minor, trivial, sensitive, attentive
  • 細かいこと 【こまかいこと】 trifles, minor details

Readings

Chinese:
xi4
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • estrecho
  • fino
  • delgado
  • detallado
  • adelgazar
  • minucioso

Portuguese

  • franzino
  • emagrecer
  • afinar
  • delgado
  • estreito

French

  • menu
  • long et fin
  • délicat
  • mince
  • fluet
  • étroit
218 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
284 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
721 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3522 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
701 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
812 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1958 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
695 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
708 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1525 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1689 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
900 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1375 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27344 Morohashi
1333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4472 New Nelson (John Haig)
1363 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1463 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
205 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2776 2001 Kanji
6a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2690.0 Four corner code
26-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d30 Unicode hex code