Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
death, decay 歹 (歺)
Parts:
death, die
Kun:
し.ぬし.に-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
229 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 死 【シ】 death, decease, (an) out, death penalty (by strangulation or decapitation; most severe of the five ritsuryō punishments)
  • 死因 【シイン】 cause of death
  • 安楽死 【アンラクシ】 euthanasia
  • 病死 【ビョウシ】 death from disease, death from illness

Kun reading compounds

  • 死ぬ 【しぬ】 to die, to pass away, to lose spirit, to lose vigor, to look dead, to cease, to stop
  • 死ぬ気で 【しぬきで】 all out, like hell, like crazy, desperately, expecting to die

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
si3
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • muerte
  • morir

Portuguese

  • morte
  • dados

French

  • mort
  • mourir
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
302 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
286 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
254 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2439 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
207 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
205 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
85 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
85 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
258 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1133 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4334 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2194 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2952 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
823 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16365 Morohashi
3521 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2968 New Nelson (John Haig)
815 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
878 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
238 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
267 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3256 2001 Kanji
0a6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
1021.2 Four corner code
1-27-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b7b Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
Variants:
spirits, soul
Kun:
たま
On:
レイリョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1458 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 霊 【レイ】 soul, spirit, departed soul, ghost
  • 霊園 【レイエン】 (garden) cemetery, park-style cemetery, memorial park
  • 心霊 【シンレイ】 spirit (e.g. human spirit), soul, spirit, ghost, ethereal being
  • 英霊 【エイレイ】 spirits of war dead, person of great ability, soul of a talented person
  • 霊 【リョウ】 vengeful spirit, revengeful ghost
  • 霊異 【レイイ】 miracle, wonder, wondrous thing
  • 怨霊 【オンリョウ】 revengeful ghost, apparition
  • 新精霊 【アラショウリョウ】 spirit of someone on the first O-Bon after their death

Kun reading compounds

  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂送り 【たまおくり】 sending off the spirits of the dead

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ling2
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

  • espíritu
  • alma
  • dios

Portuguese

  • espíritos
  • alma
  • fantasmas

French

  • esprits
  • âmes
1923 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1361 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1299 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1891 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2390 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1168 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1225 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1688 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1867 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3480 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2442 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1808 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42309P Morohashi
2805 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6532 New Nelson (John Haig)
1791 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1930 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1815 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3174 2001 Kanji
8d7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
1010.2 Four corner code
1-46-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
970a Unicode hex code