Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
pick, take, fetch, take up
Kun:
と.る
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
607 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 採決 【サイケツ】 vote, ballot, division
  • 採掘 【サイクツ】 mining
  • 伐採 【バッサイ】 felling timber, cutting down trees, logging, lumbering
  • 掘採 【クッサイ】 mining

Kun reading compounds

  • 採る 【とる】 to adopt (method, proposal, etc.), to take (measure, course of action, etc.), to decide on, to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather (e.g. mushrooms), to catch (e.g. insects), to extract (e.g. juice), to take (e.g. a sample), to assume (an attitude), to take on (workers, students), to employ, to hire, to draw in (e.g. water), to let in (e.g. light from a window)
  • 採るべき道 【とるべきみち】 course of action

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai3
Korean:
chae

Spanish

  • recoger
  • recolectar
  • seleccionar
  • elegir
  • recoger (fruta)
  • adoptar (medida)

Portuguese

  • escolher
  • pegar
  • trazer
  • erguer

French

  • cueillir
  • prendre
  • aller chercher
791 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
709 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
682 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
815 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1947 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
710 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
577 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1314 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
933 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
960 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
773 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
606 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
367 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
459 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12274X Morohashi
499 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2209 New Nelson (John Haig)
733 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
792 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
734 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1364 2001 Kanji
3c8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5209.4 Four corner code
1-26-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63a1 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 光学 【コウガク】 optics
  • 光栄 【コウエイ】 honour, honor, glory, privilege
  • 脚光 【キャッコウ】 footlight, limelight
  • 発光 【ハッコウ】 emission (of light), radiation (of light), luminescence

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)
  • 柔らかな光 【やわらかなひかり】 soft light

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
1-24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code