Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曼荼羅 【マンダラ】 mandala
  • 曼珠沙華 【マンジュシャゲ】 red spider lily (Lycoris radiata), cluster amaryllis, cluster belladonna, manjusaka
  • 日耳曼 【ゲルマン】 Germanic (people, language, culture, etc.)
  • 浪漫 【ロウマン】 romance (e.g. Arthurian romances), heroic tale, (nigh) impossible dream, adventurous spirit, great undertaking, epic adventure, (full-length) novel, romance, love affair, romanticism

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
man4
Korean:
man

Spanish

Portuguese

French

2132 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1457 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
14298X Morohashi
2475 New Nelson (John Haig)
2100 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4c7.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
6040.7 Four corner code
1-50-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66fc Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
pearl, gem, jewel
Kun:
たま
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1711 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 珠算 【シュザン】 calculation on an abacus
  • 珠玉 【シュギョク】 jewel, gem, gem (of a story, essay, etc.), accomplished work, beautiful piece
  • 遺珠 【イシュ】 unknown literary masterpiece, lost pearl
  • 胚珠 【ハイシュ】 ovule

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, okonomiyaki, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 玉に瑕 【たまにきず】 fly in the ointment, small flaw in otherwise perfect object, only trouble, only fault
  • 射干玉 【ぬばたま】 pitch-black, darkness

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 とも、 ま、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • perla
  • gema
  • joya

Portuguese

  • pérola
  • gema
  • jóia

French

  • perle
  • gemme
  • joyau
1349 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1540 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2936 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1585 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1534 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1077 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1504 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1603 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1769 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1317 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1183 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
643 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20956 Morohashi
947 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3637 New Nelson (John Haig)
258 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
274 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1364 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3164 2001 Kanji
4f6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
1519.0 Four corner code
1-28-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73e0 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sand
Kun:
すなよなげる
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1897 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 沙 【シャ】 one hundred-millionth
  • 砂漠 【サバク】 desert
  • 秋沙 【アイサ】 merganser (any duck of genus Mergus)
  • 海秋沙 【ウミアイサ】 red-breasted merganser
  • 沙 【シャ】 one hundred-millionth
  • 砂丘 【サキュウ】 sand dune, sand hill
  • 泥砂 【デイサ】 mud and sand
  • 恒河沙 【ゴウガシャ】 10^52 (or 10^56), innumerable

Kun reading compounds

  • 砂 【すな】 sand, grit
  • 砂子 【すなご】 gold dust, silver dust, sand, grit
  • 白砂 【はくしゃ】 white sand

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sha1, sha4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • arena
  • gravilla
  • desierto

Portuguese

French

2504 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
392 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2135 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1205 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
17212 Morohashi
266 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3063 New Nelson (John Haig)
2296 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
151 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3a4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3912.0 Four corner code
1-26-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c99 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
splendor, flower, petal, shine, luster, ostentatious, showy, gay, gorgeous
Kun:
はな
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1085 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 華 【カ】 flashiness, showiness, brilliance, splendor, bloom, flowers
  • 華麗 【カレイ】 splendid, magnificent, gorgeous
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering, floral tribute, laying flowers
  • 精華 【セイカ】 essence, quintessence, flower, glory
  • 華厳 【ケゴン】 avatamsa (flower adornment, as a metaphor for becoming a buddha), Avatamska sutra, Kegon (sect of Buddhism)
  • 花かご 【ハナカゴ】 flower basket, flower basket (or plate) used for flower-scattering rituals
  • 法華 【ホッケ】 Nichiren sect, Tendai sect, Lotus Sutra
  • 天花 【テンゲ】 flowers that bloom in the heavens, paper flowers scattered before the Buddha's image

Kun reading compounds

  • 花 【はな】 flower, blossom, bloom, petal, cherry blossom, beauty, blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), ikebana, hanafuda, (the) best, glorious, lovely
  • 華やか 【はなやか】 showy, brilliant, gorgeous, florid, gay
  • 武士道の華 【ぶしどうのはな】 flower of chivalry (Bushido)
  • 雪の花 【ゆきのはな】 snowdrop (Galanthus spp.), snow falling like flower petals, snow on a tree resembling a flower, red snow

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hua2, hua4, hua1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • flor
  • pétalo
  • esplendor
  • vistoso

Portuguese

  • esplendor
  • flor
  • pétala
  • brilho
  • lustre
  • ostentação
  • gritante
  • alegre
  • maravilhoso

French

  • splendeur
  • fleur
  • pétale
  • briller
  • lustre
  • ostentatoire
  • voyant
  • magnifique
1046 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
807 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3955 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1409 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1704 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1266 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1074 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1122 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
656 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2841 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1465 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1973 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1595 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31119 Morohashi
2283 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5058 New Nelson (John Haig)
1581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1704 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1386 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3k7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
4-10-4 SKIP code
2-4-6 SKIP code
4450.4 Four corner code
1-18-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83ef Unicode hex code