Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
springtime, spring (season)
Kun:
はる
On:
シュン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
579 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 春秋 【シュンジュウ】 spring and autumn, spring and fall, years, age, The Spring and Autumn Annals, The Chronicles of Lu, Chunqiu, Ch'un Ch'iu
  • 春季 【シュンキ】 spring season
  • 昨春 【サクシュン】 last spring, the spring of last year
  • 売春 【バイシュン】 prostitution

Kun reading compounds

  • 春 【はる】 spring, springtime, New Year, prime (of one's life, etc.), adolescence, puberty, sexuality
  • 春秋 【しゅんじゅう】 spring and autumn, spring and fall, years, age, The Spring and Autumn Annals, The Chronicles of Lu, Chunqiu, Ch'un Ch'iu
  • 初春 【しょしゅん】 beginning of spring, first month of the lunar calendar, New Year
  • 小春 【こはる】 10th month of the lunisolar calendar (traditional first month of winter, approx. November), late autumn, late fall

Readings

Japanese names:
あずま、 かす、 すの、 ひ、 わら
Chinese:
chun1
Korean:
chun

Spanish

  • primavera
  • comienzo del año
  • tiempos de juventud

Portuguese

  • primaveril
  • primavera (estação)

French

  • printemps
91 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
158 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
141 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
461 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2122 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
162 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
188 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
963 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
460 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
468 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
96 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
971 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3184 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1644 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2232 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1582 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13844 Morohashi
2576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2453 New Nelson (John Haig)
1568 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1690 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
179 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c5.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
4-9-2 SKIP code
5060.3 Four corner code
29-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6625 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
Kun:
さきま.ず
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
173 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 先 【セン】 former, previous, old, first move (in go, shogi, etc.), opening move
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, pioneer, precursor, herald, outrider, pilot car
  • 機先 【キセン】 forestall
  • 互先 【タガイセン】 even game (esp. in go)

Kun reading compounds

  • 先 【さき】 previous, prior, former, first, earlier, some time ago, preceding, point (e.g. pencil), tip, end, nozzle, head (of a line), front, ahead, the other side, the future, hereafter, destination, the other party
  • 先行き 【さきゆき】 the future, future prospects
  • 小手先 【こてさき】 tip of one's hand, cheap trick, superficial wit, superficial cleverness, lukewarm, cheap, perfunctory, makeshift, shortsighted
  • 矛先 【ほこさき】 point of spear, spearhead, brunt, aim of attack, force of argument
  • 先ず 【まず】 first (of all), to start with, about, almost, anyway, well, now, hardly (with neg. verb)
  • 先ず無い 【まずない】 seldom, rarely, scarcely

Readings

Japanese names:
ぽん
Chinese:
xian1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • antes
  • adelante
  • previo
  • precedencia
  • extremo
  • punta
  • final
  • anterior

Portuguese

  • antes
  • prévio
  • na frente
  • futuro
  • precedência

French

  • avant
  • devant
  • précédent
  • futur
  • antériorité
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
49 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
201 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
65 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
16 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
280 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
50 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
48 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
145 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3046 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
254 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1349 Morohashi
2394 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
350 New Nelson (John Haig)
248 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
263 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
115 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
54 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2457 2001 Kanji
3b3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2421.1 Four corner code
32-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5148 Unicode hex code