Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature (of a person or thing), that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
hurry, emergency, sudden, steep
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
309 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 急 【キュウ】 sudden, abrupt, unexpected, urgent, pressing, steep, sharp, precipitous, rapid, swift, fast, emergency, crisis, danger, urgency, hurrying, haste, (in gagaku or noh) end of a song
  • 急遽 【キュウキョ】 hurriedly, in a hurry, in haste, sudden
  • 準急 【ジュンキュウ】 semi-express train, local express train, sub-express train, slower than an express (more stops)
  • 警急 【ケイキュウ】 alarm, emergency, sudden contingency, alert

Kun reading compounds

  • 急ぐ 【いそぐ】 to hurry, to rush, to hasten, to make something happen sooner
  • 急ぎ 【いそぎ】 haste, hurry, expedition, speed, dispatch
  • 急ぎ足 【いそぎあし】 fast pace, quick pace
  • 急く 【せく】 to hurry, to rush

Readings

Chinese:
ji2
Korean:
geub

Spanish

  • prisa
  • urgencia
  • apresurarse
  • darse prisa

Portuguese

  • apressar
  • emergência
  • repentina

French

  • urgence
  • se dépêcher
  • soudain
  • raide
  • abrupt
  • aigu
186 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
272 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
254 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
275 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
330 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
174 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
303 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
303 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
260 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2595 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1328 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1800 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1155 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10475X Morohashi
2092 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1823 New Nelson (John Haig)
1146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1229 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
322 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2558 2001 Kanji
2n7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2733.7 Four corner code
21-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6025 Unicode hex code