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

16 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
广
grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)
Kun:
みが.くす.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1608 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 摩耗 【マモウ】 wear, abrasion
  • 磨羯宮 【マカツキュウ】 Capricorn (10th zodiacal sign), the Goat
  • 琢磨 【タクマ】 polish (jewels), cultivation
  • 達磨 【ダルマ】 daruma, tumbling doll, round, red-painted good-luck doll in the shape of Bodhidharma, with a blank eye to be completed when a person's wish is granted, Bodhidharma, prostitute

Kun reading compounds

  • 磨く 【みがく】 to polish, to shine, to brush (e.g. teeth), to grind (e.g. lens), to refine (e.g. a skill), to improve, to cultivate
  • 擦る 【する】 to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass), to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo2, mo4
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • pulido
  • abrillantado
  • pulir
  • abrillantar
  • lavarse los dientes

Portuguese

  • moer
  • polir
  • explorar
  • melhorar
  • escovar (dentes)

French

  • polir
  • moudre
  • récurer
  • améliorer
  • brosser (dents)
1831 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1376 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1985 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
768 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1632 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1731 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3946 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2033 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2744 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
601 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24449P Morohashi
3181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4045 New Nelson (John Haig)
594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1840 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
577 2001 Kanji
3q13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-13 SKIP code
3-11-5 SKIP code
0026.1 Four corner code
1-43-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
78e8 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
flour, powder, dust
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1484 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 粉末 【フンマツ】 fine powder
  • 粉飾 【フンショク】 embellishment (e.g. of a story), ornamentation, decoration, putting on makeup
  • 米粉 【コメコ】 rice flour
  • 製粉 【セイフン】 milling, grinding into flour

Kun reading compounds

  • 粉 【こな】 flour, meal, powder, dust
  • 粉ミルク 【こなミルク】 milk powder, baby formula
  • 火の粉 【ひのこ】 sparks
  • 薄力粉 【はくりきこ】 cake flour, pastry flour
  • 粉 【こな】 flour, meal, powder, dust
  • 粉ミルク 【こなミルク】 milk powder, baby formula

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fen3
Korean:
bun

Spanish

  • harina
  • polvo

Portuguese

  • farinha
  • poeira

French

  • farine
  • poudre
  • poussière
507 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
605 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
577 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1152 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
793 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
804 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1133 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1701 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1817 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1557 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1495 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1643 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
869 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1186 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
929 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26872 Morohashi
1291 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4390 New Nelson (John Haig)
920 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
988 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
556 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1045 2001 Kanji
6b4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
9892.7 Four corner code
1-42-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c89 Unicode hex code