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

8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
bud, sprout, spear, germ
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1691 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芽球 【ガキュウ】 gemmule, blast (cell)
  • 芽殖孤虫 【ガショクコチュウ】 Sparganum proliferum (species of worm)
  • 発芽 【ハツガ】 germination, sprouting, budding
  • 萌芽 【ホウガ】 germination, germ, sprout, bud, sign

Kun reading compounds

  • 芽 【め】 sprout, shoot, bud, germinal disk (in an egg)
  • 目出度い 【めでたい】 happy, auspicious, propitious, joyous, naive
  • 若芽 【わかめ】 sprouts, new shoots, young buds
  • 腋芽 【えきが】 axillary bud, lateral bud

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 めぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ya2, di2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • brote
  • germen

Portuguese

  • botão
  • broto
  • brotar
  • germe (planta)

French

  • bourgeon
  • pousse
  • brin
  • germe
358 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
457 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
434 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1676 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3920 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
709 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1697 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
683 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1455 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1549 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1835 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
645 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2784 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1429 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1924 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30860P Morohashi
2240 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5002 New Nelson (John Haig)
1905 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2054 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
497 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1947 2001 Kanji
3k5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4424.1 Four corner code
1-18-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82bd Unicode hex code