Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
dye, color, paint, stain, print
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
837 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 染色体 【センショクタイ】 chromosome
  • 染色 【センショク】 dyeing, staining, dyed colour (color)
  • 媒染 【バイセン】 color fixing, colour fixing, mordantizing
  • 防染 【ボウセン】 resist dyeing

Kun reading compounds

  • 染める 【そめる】 to dye, to colour, to color
  • 染まる 【そまる】 to be dyed, to be tainted, to be infected, to be stained, to be steeped
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression
  • 染み 【しみ】 stain, spot, smudge, blot, smear, blotch, spot (on one's skin, e.g. chloasma, liver spot), blemish, discoloration, freckle
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression

Readings

Japanese names:
そめ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ran3
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • tinte
  • teñir
  • contagiar
  • colorear
  • manchar
  • mancha

Portuguese

  • tinta
  • cor
  • pintura
  • tingir
  • impressão

French

  • teindre
  • tache
  • pollution
  • colorer
  • peindre
  • imprimer
928 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
917 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2240 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
974 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1426 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
968 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
779 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
908 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1058 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1640 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14621 Morohashi
2572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 New Nelson (John Haig)
509 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
548 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
889 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
364 2001 Kanji
4a5.35 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
3490.4 Four corner code
1-32-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67d3 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
writing brush, writing, painting brush, handwriting
Kun:
ふで
On:
ヒツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1132 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 筆 【フデ】 writing brush, paintbrush, pen, writing with a brush, drawing with a brush, penmanship, something drawn with a brush, writing (composing text), the written word, (land) lot, plot
  • 筆順 【ヒツジュン】 stroke order (esp. of a Chinese character)
  • 自筆 【ジヒツ】 one's own handwriting, autograph, holograph
  • 特筆 【トクヒツ】 special mention

Kun reading compounds

  • 筆 【ふで】 writing brush, paintbrush, pen, writing with a brush, drawing with a brush, penmanship, something drawn with a brush, writing (composing text), the written word, (land) lot, plot
  • 筆跡 【ひっせき】 handwriting, calligraphy specimen, example of penmanship, holograph
  • 面相筆 【めんそうふで】 fine-point brushes
  • 焼き筆 【やきふで】 wooden stick with a burned tip (used to create underdrawings)

Readings

Japanese names:
はじめ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi3
Korean:
pil

Spanish

  • pincel
  • escritura
  • pincel de escritura

Portuguese

  • Pincel de escrever
  • escrever
  • pincel
  • manuscrito

French

  • pinceau
  • écriture
701 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
400 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
569 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
940 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3397 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
69 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
794 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
130 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
355 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1481 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3317 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1718 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2335 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
952 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25987 Morohashi
2677 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4288 New Nelson (John Haig)
943 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1014 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
410 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
6f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8850.7 Four corner code
1-41-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b46 Unicode hex code