Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
rise up
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
826 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 昇給 【ショウキュウ】 salary raise
  • 昇格 【ショウカク】 promotion, raising of status
  • 定昇 【テイショウ】 regular (annual) pay raise
  • 温度上昇 【オンドジョウショウ】 temperature increase, rise in temperature

Kun reading compounds

  • 上る 【のぼる】 to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the Sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to swim up (a river), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)

Readings

Japanese names:
しゅう、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sheng1
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • elevar
  • levantar
  • alzar

Portuguese

  • ascender

French

  • s'élever
1393 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
841 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2109 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1441 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
596 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
713 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1777 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1909 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1280 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
969 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3068 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1565 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2139 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
42 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13794 Morohashi
2415 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2434 New Nelson (John Haig)
43 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
43 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1189 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3855 2001 Kanji
4c4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
6044.0 Four corner code
1-30-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6607 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
splendor, flower, petal, shine, luster, ostentatious, showy, gay, gorgeous
Kun:
はな
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1085 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 華 【カ】 flashiness, showiness, brilliance, splendor, bloom, flowers
  • 華僑 【カキョウ】 overseas Chinese
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering, floral tribute, laying flowers
  • 精華 【セイカ】 essence, quintessence, flower, glory
  • 華厳 【ケゴン】 avatamsa (flower adornment, as a metaphor for becoming a buddha), Avatamska sutra, Kegon (sect of Buddhism)
  • 花かご 【ハナカゴ】 flower basket, flower basket (or plate) used for flower-scattering rituals
  • 法華 【ホッケ】 Nichiren sect, Tendai sect, Lotus Sutra
  • 天花 【テンゲ】 flowers that bloom in the heavens, paper flowers scattered before the Buddha's image

Kun reading compounds

  • 花 【はな】 flower, blossom, bloom, petal, cherry blossom, beauty, blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), ikebana, hanafuda, (the) best, glorious, lovely
  • 華やか 【はなやか】 showy, brilliant, gorgeous, florid, gay
  • 武士道の華 【ぶしどうのはな】 flower of chivalry (Bushido)
  • 雪の花 【ゆきのはな】 snowdrop (Galanthus spp.), snow falling like flower petals, snow on a tree resembling a flower, red snow

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hua2, hua4, hua1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • flor
  • pétalo
  • esplendor
  • vistoso

Portuguese

  • esplendor
  • flor
  • pétala
  • brilho
  • lustre
  • ostentação
  • gritante
  • alegre
  • maravilhoso

French

  • splendeur
  • fleur
  • pétale
  • briller
  • lustre
  • ostentatoire
  • voyant
  • magnifique
1046 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
807 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3955 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1409 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1704 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1266 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1074 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1122 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
656 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2841 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1465 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1973 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1595 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31119 Morohashi
2283 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5058 New Nelson (John Haig)
1581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1704 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1386 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3k7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
4-10-4 SKIP code
2-4-6 SKIP code
4450.4 Four corner code
1-18-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83ef Unicode hex code