Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 新星 【シンセイ】 nova, new face, new star
  • 小惑星 【ショウワクセイ】 asteroid
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Chinese:
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code

宿

11 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
inn, lodging, relay station, dwell, lodge, be pregnant, home, dwelling
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
701 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宿 【シュク】 lodging, relay station, post town, constellation, mansion (in Chinese astronomy)
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period
  • 寄宿 【キシュク】 lodging
  • 斗掻き星 【トカキボシ】 Chinese "Legs" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Kun reading compounds

  • 宿 【やど】 lodging, inn, hotel, house, home, dwelling, home of a servant's parents (or guarantor, etc.)
  • 宿屋 【やどや】 inn
  • 連れ込み宿 【つれこみやど】 traditional love hotel, traditional Japanese inn specially for couples
  • 相宿 【あいやど】 staying in the same inn or hotel, rooming together
  • 宿る 【やどる】 to dwell, to live, to remain, to stay at, to take shelter at, to stop at, to lodge at, to be pregnant, to be part of a constellation, to be a parasite (bugs, plants, etc.)
  • 宿す 【やどす】 to keep (guest), to give lodging to, to house, to conceive, to carry (virus), to entrust

Readings

Japanese names:
すく、 ぶすき、 やけ
Chinese:
su4, xiu3, xiu4
Korean:
sug, su

Spanish

  • posada
  • alojamiento
  • hostal
  • hospedar
  • concebir un hijo

Portuguese

  • pousada
  • alojamento
  • estação de retransmissor
  • moradia
  • estar grávida
  • casa
  • residência

French

  • auberge
  • logement
  • séjourner
  • relais (de poste, station)
  • porter en soi (virus, enfant)
  • être enceinte
  • habiter
  • habitation
634 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
327 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
505 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
406 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
549 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
470 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1438 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
179 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
179 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
326 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
488 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2858 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1475 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1004 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7195 Morohashi
2293 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1344 New Nelson (John Haig)
995 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1070 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
374 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
778 2001 Kanji
3m8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3026.1 Four corner code
29-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bbf Unicode hex code