Jisho

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17 strokes (also 18)
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
be crowned with, live under (a ruler), receive
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2332 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 戴冠式 【タイカンシキ】 coronation ceremony, enthronement
  • 戴冠 【タイカン】 coronation, crowning
  • 奉戴 【ホウタイ】 choosing (a nobleman) as the leader or president of a company or organization

Kun reading compounds

  • 頂く 【いただく】 to receive, to get, to accept, to take, to buy, to eat, to drink, to be crowned with, to wear (on one's head), to have (on top), to have (as one's leader), to live under (a ruler), to install (a president), to get someone to do something
  • 戴くものは夏も小袖 【いただくものはなつもこそで】 taking whatever one can get one's hands on, being greedy, accepting a padded silk sleeve even in summer

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • poner encima
  • coronar
  • recibir agradecidamente
  • comer
  • beber

Portuguese

French

  • couronnement
  • vivre sous (un chef)
  • recevoir
1889 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
795 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2707 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1108 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4093 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2815 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1816 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11685X Morohashi
3302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2045 New Nelson (John Haig)
2702 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1938 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1459 2001 Kanji
5f12.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-11 SKIP code
4-18-4 SKIP code
3-6-12 SKIP code
4385.0 Four corner code
1-34-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6234 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
go slowly
Parts:
Variants:
summer
Kun:
なつ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
659 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 夏 【カ】 Xia dynasty (of China; c. 2070-1600 BCE; possibly mythological), Hsia dynasty
  • 夏季 【カキ】 summer season
  • 初夏 【ショカ】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 盛夏 【セイカ】 midsummer, height of summer
  • 夏 【ゲ】 summer (on the lunisolar calendar: 16th day of the 4th month to the 15th day of the 7th month)
  • 夏至 【ゲシ】 summer solstice
  • 一夏 【イチゲ】 one summer (during which a monk attends a summer retreat)
  • 半夏 【ハンゲ】 crow dipper (Pinellia tuber), 11th day after the summer solstice, last seed-sowing and rice-planting day

Kun reading compounds

  • 夏 【なつ】 summer
  • 夏季 【かき】 summer season
  • 初夏 【しょか】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 常夏 【とこなつ】 everlasting summer

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xia4, jia3
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • verano

Portuguese

  • verão

French

  • été
52 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
88 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
82 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
580 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
58 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
163 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
148 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1161 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
461 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
469 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
97 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
402 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2619 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1339 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1815 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
302 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5720 Morohashi
2113 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1120 New Nelson (John Haig)
296 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
317 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
188 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3167 2001 Kanji
4i7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-7-3 SKIP code
1024.7 Four corner code
1040.7 Four corner code
1-18-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
590f Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name), inferior, younger (of two people with the same name), junior, unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小雨 【コサメ】 light rain, drizzle
  • 微小 【ビショウ】 microscopic
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small and medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
1-30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
sleeve, wing (building), extension, give cold shoulder
Kun:
そで
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1960 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 袖手傍観 【シュウシュボウカン】 looking on with folded arms (with one's hands in one's sleeves), remaining a passive onlooker
  • 袖珍 【シュウチン】 pocket size
  • 領袖 【リョウシュウ】 leader, chief, boss

Kun reading compounds

  • 袖 【そで】 sleeve, wing (of a stage, desk, gate, etc.)
  • 袖裏 【そでうら】 lining of a sleeve, sleeve lining
  • 小袖 【こそで】 short sleeved kimono (worn as an undergarment during the Heian period), padded silk garment
  • 舞台袖 【ぶたいそで】 wings of a stage, side stage, coulisse

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiu4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • manga (ropa)
  • ala (edificio)
  • extensión
  • manga

Portuguese

French

  • manche
  • aile (bâtiment)
  • rallonge (table)
  • virer qu'un
1495 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4224 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1107 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1024 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1496 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1078 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1117 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34192 Morohashi
1164 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5444 New Nelson (John Haig)
1108 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1189 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5e5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
3526.0 Four corner code
1-34-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8896 Unicode hex code