Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
wither, die, dry up, be seasoned
Kun:
か.れるか.らす
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1749 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 枯れ木 【カレキ】 dead tree, withered tree, leafless tree, bare tree
  • 枯死 【コシ】 withering, dying
  • 栄枯 【エイコ】 vicissitudes, ups and downs
  • 蒼古 【ソウコ】 old-fashioned and tasteful

Kun reading compounds

  • 枯れる 【かれる】 to wither (of a plant), to be blasted, to die, to mature (of one's personality, abilities, etc.)
  • 枯らす 【からす】 to let dry, to kill (vegetation), to season (lumber)

Readings

Chinese:
ku1
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • marchito
  • seco
  • decaimiento
  • secar
  • malograr
  • marchitarse
  • secarse
  • decaer

Portuguese

  • encolher
  • secar
  • ressecar
  • evaporar

French

  • dépérir
  • mourir
  • se faner
  • sec (bois)
1231 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1783 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2238 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1246 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
627 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
859 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
974 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1007 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1356 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1083 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1113 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
605 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
801 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
210 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14579 Morohashi
898 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2634 New Nelson (John Haig)
206 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
219 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1268 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1877 2001 Kanji
4a5.26 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4496.0 Four corner code
1-24-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67af Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
tree, wood
Kun:
こ-
On:
ボクモク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
317 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 木刀 【ボクトウ】 wooden sword
  • 木剣 【ボッケン】 bokken, wooden sword
  • 土木 【ドボク】 engineering works, civil engineering, public works
  • 名木 【メイボク】 old tree of historical interest, excellent wood, precious woods, choice wood
  • 木 【モク】 Thursday, wood (first of the five elements)
  • 木材 【モクザイ】 lumber, timber, wood
  • 水木 【スイモク】 Wednesday and Thursday
  • 火水木 【カスイモク】 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Kun reading compounds

  • 木 【き】 tree, shrub, bush, wood, timber
  • 木々 【きぎ】 (many) trees, every tree, all kinds of trees
  • 本木 【もとき】 original stock
  • 青木 【あおき】 Japanese laurel, spotted laurel, Aucuba japonica, live tree

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 も、 もと
Chinese:
mu4
Korean:
mog, mo

Spanish

  • árbol
  • madera

Portuguese

  • árvore
  • madeira

French

  • arbre
  • bois (matière)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
17 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
69 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
148 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
17 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
60 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
109 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
22 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
22 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1045 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4261 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2149 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2901 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
199 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14415 Morohashi
3450 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2531 New Nelson (John Haig)
195 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
207 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
255 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
36 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
4090.0 Four corner code
1-44-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6728 Unicode hex code