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

10 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
crow, raven
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2042 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 烏克蘭 【ウクライナ】 Ukraine
  • 烏焉魯魚 【ウエンロギョ】 miswriting a word, using the wrong kanji to write a word
  • 金烏 【キンウ】 sun
  • 烏秋 【オウチュウ】 black drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)
  • 烏滸 【オコ】 foolish thing, stupid thing, absurdity

Kun reading compounds

  • 烏 【からす】 crow (Corvus spp.), raven
  • 烏河豚 【からす】 Chinese puffer (Takifugu chinensis)
  • 闇夜に烏 【やみよにからす】 something indistinct, a crow in a pitch-black night
  • 八咫の烏 【やたのからす】 Yatagarasu (mythical raven who aided Emperor Jimmu on his eastern expedition), three-legged crow inhabiting the sun in Chinese mythology

Readings

Chinese:
wu1, wu4
Korean:
o

Spanish

  • cuervo

Portuguese

French

  • corneille
  • corbeau
229 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1256 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
4088 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2811 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1963 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18998 Morohashi
3421 New Nelson (John Haig)
1944 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2094 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4d6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-4 SKIP code
2732.7 Four corner code
17-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70cf Unicode hex code