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

  • 昔時 【セキジ】 old times, former times
  • 昔日 【セキジツ】 old days
  • 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

4 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
day, sun, Japan, counter for days
Kun:
-び-か
On:
ニチジツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
1 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 日 【ニチ】 Sunday, day (of the month), counter for days, Japan
  • 日時 【ニチジ】 date and time
  • 抗日 【コウニチ】 resistance against Japanese aggression, anti-Japanese (campaign, movement, etc.)
  • 在日 【ザイニチ】 resident in Japan (of a foreigner), situated in Japan (e.g. of an embassy), Korean living in Japan
  • 日月 【ジツゲツ】 sun and moon, time, days and months, years, Sunday and Monday
  • 日外 【ジツガイ】 at one time, some time ago, once
  • 両日 【リョウジツ】 both days, two days
  • 三十日 【ミソカ】 last day of the month

Kun reading compounds

  • 日 【ひ】 day, days, sun, sunshine, sunlight, (the) day, daytime, daylight, date, deadline, (past) days, time (e.g. of one's childhood), case (esp. unfortunate), event
  • 日陰 【ひかげ】 shade, shadow, sunshine
  • 在りし日 【ありしひ】 past days, bygone days, days of yore, the olden days, while still alive, during one's lifetime
  • あくる日 【あくるひ】 next day, following day

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あき、 いる、 く、 くさ、 こう、 す、 たち、 に、 にっ、 につ、 へ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ri4
Korean:
il

Spanish

  • día
  • solar
  • Japón
  • sol
  • rayo de sol

Portuguese

  • dia
  • sol
  • Japão

French

  • jour
  • soleil
  • Japon
  • compteur de jours
11 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
13 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
62 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
5 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
56 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
77 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
5 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
5 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
16 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
963 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3759 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1915 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
12 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13733 Morohashi
3027 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2410 New Nelson (John Haig)
12 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
12 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
33 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
4c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-1 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
6010.0 Four corner code
1-38-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65e5 Unicode hex code