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

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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

15 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shadow, silhouette, phantom
Kun:
かげ
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
464 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 影響 【エイキョウ】 influence, effect, to influence, to affect, to have an influence on, to impact, to have an effect on
  • 影響力 【エイキョウリョク】 influence, clout, leverage
  • 遺影 【イエイ】 portrait of deceased person
  • 投影 【トウエイ】 projection

Kun reading compounds

  • 影 【かげ】 shadow, silhouette, figure, shape, reflection, image, ominous sign, light (stars, moon), trace, shadow (of one's former self)
  • 陰口 【かげぐち】 malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back
  • 月影 【げつえい】 moonlight, moon, moonbeams
  • 星影 【ほしかげ】 starlight

Readings

Chinese:
ying3
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • sombra
  • silueta
  • forma
  • parte contraria
  • reverso

Portuguese

  • sombra
  • silhueta
  • fantasma

French

  • ombre portée
  • silhouette
  • fantôme
1017 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
630 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1594 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
929 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1276 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2357 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
854 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
873 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1022 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
619 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2381 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1728 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10019 Morohashi
1889 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 New Nelson (John Haig)
1712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
494 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1758 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3860 2001 Kanji
3j12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-3 SKIP code
6292.2 Four corner code
17-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f71 Unicode hex code