Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
Variants:
tooth, cog
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1106 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 歯 【シ】 tooth, age, years
  • 歯科 【シカ】 dentistry
  • 義歯 【ギシ】 artificial tooth
  • 生歯 【セイシ】 teething, cutting teeth, dentition

Kun reading compounds

  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age
  • 歯 【は】 tooth
  • 歯切れ 【はぎれ】 feel when biting, manner of enunciation
  • 継ぎ歯 【つぎば】 capped tooth, (dental) crown
  • 年端 【としは】 age, years (old)
  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi3
Korean:
chi

Spanish

  • diente
  • diente de engranaje

Portuguese

  • dentes
  • dentes de engrenagens

French

  • dent
  • dentée (roue)
  • crémaillère (rail)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
306 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
290 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
997 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
439 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
652 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2051 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
478 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
702 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1942 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3124 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1179 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16323 Morohashi
2476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1171 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1255 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
398 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
6b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
2177.2 Four corner code
1-27-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b6f Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 垢衣 【コウイ】 dirty clothes, grimy clothes
  • 垢膩 【コウジ】 dirt and grease, filth, grime
  • 恥垢 【チコウ】 smegma
  • 膣垢 【チツコウ】 vaginal smear
  • 垢 【ク】 klesha (polluting thoughts such as greed, hatred and delusion, which result in suffering)
  • 垢膩 【コウジ】 dirt and grease, filth, grime
  • 無垢 【ムク】 pure, innocent, spotless, immaculate, unspoiled, pure, unmixed, unadulterated, long kimono made from the same plain-coloured cloth
  • 純粋無垢 【ジュンスイムク】 pure and innocent, immaculate

Kun reading compounds

  • 垢 【あか】 dirt, filth, grime
  • 垢 【アカ】 account (e.g. for an online service)
  • 廃垢 【はいアカ】 abandoned account (on social media, etc.), unused account, old account
  • 鍵垢 【かぎアカ】 private account (esp. on Twitter), account on a social networking service that can only be viewed by approved followers

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gou4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

Portuguese

French

  • crasse
  • saleté
  • cérumen
1076 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
418 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5058 Morohashi
1008 New Nelson (John Haig)
2187 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2302 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1477 2001 Kanji
3b6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4216.1 Four corner code
1-25-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57a2 Unicode hex code