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

7 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
status quo, conditions, circumstances, form, appearance
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
298 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 状 【ジョウ】 shape, state, letter, correspondence
  • 状況 【ジョウキョウ】 state of affairs (around you), situation, circumstances
  • 内情 【ナイジョウ】 internal conditions, true state of affairs
  • 形状 【ケイジョウ】 shape, form

Readings

Chinese:
zhuang4
Korean:
jang, sang

Spanish

  • estado
  • condición
  • circunstancias
  • situación

Portuguese

  • condicional
  • condições
  • circunstâncias
  • formulário
  • aparecimento

French

  • état des choses
  • conditions
  • circonstances
  • lettre
  • forme
  • apparence
818 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
739 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
717 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
414 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2839 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
512 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
727 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
365A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
626 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
636 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
829 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1296 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
244 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20257 Morohashi
272 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3556 New Nelson (John Haig)
239 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
430 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
672 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1263 2001 Kanji
2b5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3313.4 Four corner code
30-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72b6 Unicode hex code