Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
end, close, tip, powder, posterity
Kun:
すえ
On:
マツバツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
456 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 末 【マツ】 the end of, powder
  • 末日 【マツジツ】 last day (of a month)
  • 幕末 【バクマツ】 closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate, end of Edo era
  • 終末 【シュウマツ】 an end, a close
  • 末路 【マツロ】 last days, the end, one's fate
  • 末裔 【マツエイ】 descendant

Kun reading compounds

  • 末 【すえ】 tip, top, end, close (e.g. close of the month), youngest child, descendants, offspring, posterity, future, finally, trivialities
  • 末広 【すえひろ】 spreading out like an open fan, becoming prosperous, folding fan, ceremonial folding fan
  • 来月末 【らいげつまつ】 end of next month
  • 末の末 【すえのすえ】 the last

Readings

Chinese:
mo4
Korean:
mal

Spanish

  • aún
  • punta
  • extremo
  • final
  • polvo
  • fin
  • futuro
  • el más joven

Portuguese

  • não ainda
  • fim
  • fechar
  • dica
  • posteridade

French

  • extrémité
  • fin
  • dernier
  • poudre
  • avenir
  • postérité
515 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
615 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
587 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
528 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
177 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
565 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
616 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
211 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
305 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
305 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
584 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1047 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4317 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
222 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14420 Morohashi
3505 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2534 New Nelson (John Haig)
217 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
230 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
457 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
0a5.26 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5090.0 Four corner code
43-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672b Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, master (founder of a school of thought, esp. Confucius), philosophy (branch of Chinese literature), non-Confucian Hundred Schools of Thought writings, you (of one's equals), -er (i.e. a man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っ子 【ねっこ】 root, stub, stump
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 壬子 【みずのえね】 49th of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code