Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
early, fast
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
402 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 早急 【ソウキュウ】 immediate, prompt, quick, rapid, urgent, pressing
  • 早期 【ソウキ】 early stage
  • 時期早々 【ジキソウソウ】 premature
  • 尚早 【ショウソウ】 prematurity
  • 早急 【ソウキュウ】 immediate, prompt, quick, rapid, urgent, pressing
  • 早速 【サッソク】 at once, immediately, without delay, promptly

Kun reading compounds

  • 早い 【はやい】 fast, quick, hasty, brisk, early (in the day, etc.), premature, (too) soon, not yet, (too) early, easy, simple, quick
  • 早いこと 【はやいこと】 quickly
  • 早 【はや】 already, now, by this time, quick, early, fast, rapid
  • 甲矢 【はや】 arrow with feathers that curve to the left (the first of two arrows to be fired)
  • 早々 【はやはや】 quickly
  • なる早 【なるはや】 as soon as possible, ASAP
  • 早まる 【はやまる】 to be brought forward (e.g. by three hours), to be moved up, to be advanced, to be hasty, to be rash, to quicken, to speed up, to gather speed
  • 早める 【はやめる】 to bring forward (e.g. by 3 hours), to advance, to hasten (e.g. one's death), to expedite, to precipitate, to quicken (e.g. one's step), to speed up, to accelerate

Readings

Japanese names:
さか、 さわ、 そ、 わ
Chinese:
zao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • temprano
  • rápido
  • pronto
  • apresurarse
  • precipitarse
  • acelerar

Portuguese

  • cedo
  • rápido

French

  • tôt
  • rapide
104 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
56 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
50 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
259 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2100 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
117 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
185 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
295 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
248 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
248 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
966 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3042 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1549 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
26 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13742 Morohashi
2390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2419 New Nelson (John Haig)
26 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
26 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
409 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
55 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3855 2001 Kanji
4c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
6040.0 Four corner code
1-33-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65e9 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
seedling, sapling, shoot
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1713 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 苗 【ミャオ】 Miao (people), Hmong
  • 苗裔 【ビョウエイ】 descendant
  • 種苗 【シュビョウ】 seeds and seedlings, eggs and hatchlings, (fish) eggs and fry
  • 育苗 【イクビョウ】 raising seedlings
  • 苗字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 苗字帯刀 【ミョウジタイトウ】 the right to bear a surname and to wear a sword (during the Edo period)
  • 豆苗 【トウミョウ】 pea sprouts

Kun reading compounds

  • 苗 【なえ】 seedling, young plant, rice seedling
  • 苗木 【なえぎ】 seedling, sapling, young tree
  • 早苗 【さなえ】 rice seedling
  • 玉苗 【たまなえ】 rice seedling

Readings

Japanese names:
ねい、 のら、 みう、 みつ
Chinese:
miao2
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • siembra
  • plantón
  • retoño
  • vástago

Portuguese

  • Muda (planta)
  • broto

French

  • plant
  • jeune arbre
  • bourgeon
1740 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1767 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3923 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1698 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
685 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1468 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1565 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1837 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
649 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2781 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1426 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1924 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
239 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30781P Morohashi
2237 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5004 New Nelson (John Haig)
234 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
249 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
3k5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-41-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82d7 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
month, moon
Kun:
つき
On:
ゲツガツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
23 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 月 【ゲツ】 Monday
  • 月額 【ゲツガク】 monthly amount (sum)
  • 隔月 【カクゲツ】 every second month, every other month
  • 望月 【モチヅキ】 full moon, moon on the 15th day of the month (by the lunar calendar), full moon of the eighth lunar month
  • 月中 【ゲツチュウ】 (for the) whole month
  • 月輪 【ゲツリン】 (full) moon, moon when it's round
  • 旧正月 【キュウショウガツ】 lunar New Year (esp. the Chinese New Year)
  • お正月 【オショウガツ】 New Year (esp. first three days), first month of the year, January

Kun reading compounds

  • 月 【つき】 moon, month
  • 月末 【げつまつ】 end of the month
  • 卯月 【うづき】 fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 祥月 【しょうつき】 month of a person's death

Readings

Japanese names:
おと、 がっ、 す、 ずき、 もり
Chinese:
yue4
Korean:
weol

Spanish

  • mes
  • luna

Portuguese

  • mês
  • lua

French

  • lune
  • mois
12 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
16 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
26 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
13 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
59 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
80 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
17 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
17 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
17 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1002 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3674 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2556 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
13 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14330 Morohashi
2956 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2530 New Nelson (John Haig)
13 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
13 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
66 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
28 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3946 2001 Kanji
4b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-23-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6708 Unicode hex code