Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
sultry, hot, summer heat
Kun:
あつ.い
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
1442 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 暑 【ショ】 heat, midsummer
  • 暑中見舞 【ショチュウミマイ】 summer greeting card, inquiry after someone's health in the hot season
  • 残暑 【ザンショ】 late summer heat, lingering summer heat
  • 避暑 【ヒショ】 escaping the summer heat, going somewhere cooler during the summer, summering

Kun reading compounds

  • 暑い 【あつい】 hot, warm, sultry, heated, passionate, impassioned, burning (desire, etc.), on everybody's mind, on the radar, du jour, interested (gaze, etc.)
  • 暑い盛り 【あついさかり】 heat of the day, hottest part of the day

Readings

Chinese:
shu3
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • bochornoso
  • caliente
  • calor

Portuguese

  • sufocante
  • quente
  • calor de verão

French

  • chaud
  • torride
  • temps lourd
  • chaleur d'été
247 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
329 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
313 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1254 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2138 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
476 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
190 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1738A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
638 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
648 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
119 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
976 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3121 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1600 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1268 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14031P Morohashi
2473 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2484 New Nelson (John Haig)
1260 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1350 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
400 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
4c8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
3-8-4 SKIP code
6060.4 Four corner code
29-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6691 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
go slowly
Parts:
Variants:
summer
Kun:
なつ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
659 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 夏 【カ】 Xia dynasty (China, perhaps c. 2070-1600 BCE, perhaps mythological), Hsia dynasty
  • 夏季 【カキ】 summer season
  • 初夏 【ショカ】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 盛夏 【セイカ】 midsummer, height of summer
  • 夏 【ゲ】 summer (on the lunisolar calendar: 16th day of the 4th month to the 15th day of the 7th month)
  • 夏至 【ゲシ】 summer solstice
  • 一夏 【イチゲ】 one summer (during which a monk attends a summer retreat)
  • 半夏 【ハンゲ】 crow dipper (Pinellia tuber), 11th day after the summer solstice, last seed-sowing and rice-planting day

Kun reading compounds

  • 夏 【なつ】 summer
  • 夏季 【かき】 summer season
  • 初夏 【しょか】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 常夏 【とこなつ】 everlasting summer

Readings

Chinese:
xia4, jia3
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • verano

Portuguese

  • verão

French

  • été
52 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
88 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
82 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
580 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
58 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
163 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
148 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1161 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
461 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
469 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
97 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
402 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2619 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1339 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1815 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
302 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5720 Morohashi
2113 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1120 New Nelson (John Haig)
296 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
317 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
188 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3167 2001 Kanji
4i7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-7-3 SKIP code
1024.7 Four corner code
1040.7 Four corner code
18-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
590f Unicode hex code