Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody
Kun:
あけ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1788 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 朱 【シュ】 cinnabar, vermillion, red, slightly-orange red, red pigment (and ink made from same), red text (as used to correct documents)
  • 朱印 【シュイン】 red seal
  • 堆朱 【ツイシュ】 red lacquerware with patterns carved in relief
  • 丹朱 【タンシュ】 cinnabar, vermilion

Kun reading compounds

  • 朱 【あけ】 scarlet, red, blood
  • 朱に染まる 【あけにそまる】 to welter in blood, to be covered in blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あか、 あき、 す
Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • bermellón
  • rojo oscuro
  • antigua unidad monetaria

Portuguese

  • vermelhão
  • zinabre
  • escarlate
  • vermelho
  • ensangüentado

French

  • vermillon
  • rouge
  • écarlate
  • sanglant
1346 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1720 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
184 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1681 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1415 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
341 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1503 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1602 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1768 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1049 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4344 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2960 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
226 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14424 Morohashi
3531 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2546 New Nelson (John Haig)
221 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
235 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1081 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2464 2001 Kanji
0a6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-3 SKIP code
2590.0 Four corner code
28-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6731 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
mud, mire, adhere to, be attached to
Kun:
どろなず.む
On:
デイナイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1589 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 泥沼 【ドロヌマ】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥水 【ドロミズ】 muddy water, red-light district
  • 汚泥 【オデイ】 sludge, slime, dregs, mire, hopeless situation, hell, despair
  • 鉱泥 【コウデイ】 fango, mud, herb and wax mix used for therapy
  • 泥沼 【ドロヌマ】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥水 【ドロミズ】 muddy water, red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 泥 【どろ】 mud, slush, (wet) dirt, mire, thief
  • 泥沼 【どろぬま】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥々 【どろどろ】 thick, viscous, mushy, pulpy, slushy, syrupy, sticky, muddy, dirty (with oil, grease, etc.), to be in an ugly state (of emotions, relations, etc.), to be murky, to be sordid
  • 警泥 【けいどろ】 cops and robbers (hide-and-seek game)
  • 泥む 【なずむ】 to cling to, to stick to, to be wedded to

Readings

Japanese names:
ひじ
Chinese:
ni2, ni4
Korean:
ni

Spanish

  • barro
  • fango
  • cieno
  • estar preocupado por

Portuguese

  • lama
  • lodo
  • aderir
  • ser anexado

French

  • boue
  • fange
  • tenir à
  • voleur
1623 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1480 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2533 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1840 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
679 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
594 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1621 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1729 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1493 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
288 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1064 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17311 Morohashi
326 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3105 New Nelson (John Haig)
1055 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1202 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3711.2 Four corner code
37-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce5 Unicode hex code