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

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  • 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

Chinese:
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

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sand
Kun:
すなよなげる
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1897 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 沙 【シャ】 one hundred-millionth
  • 砂漠 【サバク】 desert
  • 秋沙 【アイサ】 merganser (any duck of genus Mergus)
  • 海秋沙 【ウミアイサ】 red-breasted merganser
  • 沙 【シャ】 one hundred-millionth
  • 砂丘 【サキュウ】 sand dune, sand hill
  • 泥砂 【デイサ】 mud and sand
  • 恒河沙 【ゴウガシャ】 10^52 (or 10^56), innumerable

Kun reading compounds

  • 砂 【すな】 sand, grit
  • 砂子 【すなご】 gold dust, silver dust, sand, grit
  • 白砂 【はくしゃ】 white sand

Readings

Chinese:
sha1, sha4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • arena
  • gravilla
  • desierto

Portuguese

French

2504 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
392 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2135 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1205 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
17212 Morohashi
266 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3063 New Nelson (John Haig)
2296 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
151 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3a4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3912.0 Four corner code
1-26-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c99 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
silkworm
Kun:
かいこ
On:
サンテン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
2272 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 蚕業 【サンギョウ】 sericulture
  • 養蚕 【ヨウサン】 sericulture, silkworm culture, silkworm raising
  • 秋蚕 【シュウサン】 autumn silkworms, fall silkworms

Kun reading compounds

  • 蚕 【かいこ】 silkworm (Bombyx mori)
  • 蚕蛾 【かいこが】 silkworm moth, silk moth (Bombyx mori)
  • 三眠蚕 【さんみんかいこ】 three-molt silkworm
  • 蚕糞 【こくそ】 silkworm droppings
  • 蚕玉 【こだま】 guardian deity of silkworms
  • 三眠蚕 【さんみんかいこ】 three-molt silkworm
  • 桑蚕 【くわこ】 wild silkworm moth (Bombyx mandarina)

Readings

Chinese:
tian3, can2
Korean:
cheon, jam

Spanish

  • gusano de seda

Portuguese

  • bicho-da-seda

French

  • ver à soie
617 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
885 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
688 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2017 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
57 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
880 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1715 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1877 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2042 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1866 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1606 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1589 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
529 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32869 Morohashi
2457 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5290 New Nelson (John Haig)
523 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
562 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
901 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3171 2001 Kanji
6d4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-6 SKIP code
1013.6 Four corner code
1-27-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8695 Unicode hex code