Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
bough, branch, twig, limb, counter for branches
Kun:
えだ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
1401 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 枝 【シ】 counter for long, thin things (i.e. swords)
  • 枝葉 【シヨウ】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 整枝 【セイシ】 training (branches in horticulture)
  • 茘枝 【レイシ】 litchi (Nephelium litchi), lychee, lichee, litchi nut, bitter melon (Momordica charantia), bitter gourd, Thais bronni (species of muricid gastropod)

Kun reading compounds

  • 枝 【えだ】 branch, bow, bough, twig, limb
  • 枝葉 【しよう】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 若枝 【わかえだ】 young branch, sprig
  • 下枝 【したえだ】 lower branches of a tree

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 ぐさ
Chinese:
zhi1, qi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • rama
  • bifurcación

Portuguese

  • ramagem
  • ramo
  • galho
  • tronco

French

  • branche
  • rameau
  • brindille
  • compteur de branches
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1-4-4 SKIP code
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27-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
679d Unicode hex code