Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
once upon a time, antiquity, old times
Kun:
むかし
On:
セキシャク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1197 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 昔日 【セキジツ】 old days
  • 昔時 【セキジ】 old times, former times
  • 今昔 【コンジャク】 past and present
  • 往昔 【オウセキ】 ancient times

Kun reading compounds

  • 昔 【むかし】 olden days, former
  • 昔話 【むかしばなし】 old tale, folk tale, legend, reminiscence
  • 一昔 【ひとむかし】 ages, long time, decade, ten years (ago)
  • 遥か昔 【はるかむかし】 long ago

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi2, xi1
Korean:
seog, chag

Spanish

  • antiguamente
  • antigüedad
  • viejos tiempos
  • tiempo atrás

Portuguese

  • Era uma vez
  • antiquidade
  • tempos antigos

French

  • autrefois
  • antiquité
  • il était une fois
346 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1481 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1200 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2108 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
988 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
598 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
699 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
764 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
778 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
428 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
970 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3086 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1574 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2153 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1192 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13816 Morohashi
2432 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2433 New Nelson (John Haig)
1184 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1268 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
306 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
3k5.28 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.1 Four corner code
1-32-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6614 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
concept, think, idea, thought
Kun:
おも.う
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
381 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 想 【ソウ】 conception, idea, thought, samjna (perception)
  • 想像 【ソウゾウ】 imagination, supposition, guess
  • 連想 【レンソウ】 association (of ideas), being reminded (of something), suggestion
  • 空想 【クウソウ】 daydream, fantasy, fancy, vision
  • 想 【ソウ】 conception, idea, thought, samjna (perception)
  • 想像 【ソウゾウ】 imagination, supposition, guess
  • お愛想 【オアイソ】 compliments, civilities, courtesies, flattery, hospitality, special treatment, entertainment, bill (at a restaurant), check

Kun reading compounds

  • 思う 【おもう】 to think, to consider, to believe, to reckon, to think (of doing), to plan (to do), to judge, to assess, to regard, to imagine, to suppose, to dream, to expect, to look forward to, to feel, to be (in a state of mind), to desire, to want, to recall, to remember

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang3
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • concepto
  • idea
  • pensamiento

Portuguese

  • conceito
  • pensar
  • idéia
  • pensamento

French

  • concept
  • pensée
  • idée
660 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
350 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
532 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
352 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1728 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
324 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
544 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
147 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
392 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
796 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3507 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1810 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2462 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
616 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10858 Morohashi
2828 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1922 New Nelson (John Haig)
609 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
656 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
197 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
421 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1858 2001 Kanji
4k9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-4 SKIP code
4633.0 Four corner code
1-33-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60f3 Unicode hex code