Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
nucleus, core, kernel
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
475 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 核 【カク】 pit (of a fruit), stone, core, nucleus, nuclear, nuclear weaponry, kernel
  • 核家族 【カクカゾク】 nuclear family
  • 中核 【チュウカク】 kernel, core, nucleus, center, centre
  • 放射性同位核 【ホウシャセイドウイカク】 radioisotope

Readings

Chinese:
he2, hu2
Korean:
haeg

Spanish

  • semilla
  • núcleo
  • centro
  • meollo

Portuguese

  • núcleo
  • centro
  • cerne

French

  • noyau
  • nucléaire
  • coeur
1074 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
577 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2254 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1608 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1430 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1212 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1275 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
986 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1089 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1534 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14743 Morohashi
927 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2660 New Nelson (John Haig)
1520 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1348 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1862 2001 Kanji
4a6.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4098.2 Four corner code
19-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6838 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
substance, quality, matter, temperament
Kun:
たちただ.すもとわりふ
On:
シツシチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N4
389 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 質 【シツ】 quality, value, nature, inherent quality, character, logical quality
  • 質問 【シツモン】 question, inquiry, enquiry
  • 体質 【タイシツ】 constitution (physical), physical make-up, predisposition (to disease), disposition, tendency, character (of a group, organization, etc.), innate characteristics, make-up, nature, culture
  • タンパク質 【タンパクシツ】 protein
  • 質 【シチ】 collateral, pledge, pawned article
  • 質屋 【シチヤ】 pawnshop
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeited pawned article
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeited pawned article

Kun reading compounds

  • 質 【たち】 quality, nature (of person)
  • 質の悪い 【たちのわるい】 nasty, poor (quality), mean, vicious
  • 質す 【ただす】 to enquire of someone about something (inquire), to question

Readings

Chinese:
zhi2, zhi4
Korean:
jil, ji

Spanish

  • substancia
  • contenido
  • simplicidad
  • calidad
  • depósito
  • custodia

Portuguese

  • substância
  • qualidade
  • matéria
  • temperamento

French

  • substance
  • matière
  • qualité
  • tempérament
628 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
369 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
325 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
176 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
176 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1737 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3483 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1146 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36833 Morohashi
2808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5817 New Nelson (John Haig)
1137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1219 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
359 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
808 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
7b8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
2-13-2 SKIP code
7280.6 Four corner code
28-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cea Unicode hex code