Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Variants:
kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
581 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殺意 【サツイ】 intent to kill, intent to murder, urge to kill, murderous impulse
  • 殺害 【サツガイ】 killing, murder
  • 他殺 【タサツ】 murder
  • 併殺 【ヘイサツ】 double play
  • 相殺 【ソウサイ】 offset, offsetting each other, cancelling each other out, counterbalancing, set-off, setoff
  • 減殺 【ゲンサイ】 lessening, diminishing, reducing
  • 殺害 【サツガイ】 killing, murder
  • 刹那 【セツナ】 moment, instant, kshana, duration of a single mental event (about 1/75 second), shortest possible interval of time
  • 歳殺 【サイセツ】 Saisetsu, one of the eight gods of the koyomi

Kun reading compounds

  • 殺す 【ころす】 to kill, to slay, to murder, to slaughter, to suppress, to block, to hamper, to destroy (e.g. talent), to eliminate (e.g. an odour), to spoil (e.g. a flavour), to kill (e.g. one's speed), to suppress (a voice, feelings, etc.), to hold back, to stifle (a yawn, laugh, etc.), to hold (one's breath), to put out (a runner), to pawn, to put in hock
  • 削ぐ 【そぐ】 to chip (off), to shave (off), to slice (off), to sharpen, to dampen (e.g. enthusiasm), to discourage, to weaken, to reduce

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sha1, shai4
Korean:
sal, soe

Spanish

  • matar
  • quitar la vida

Portuguese

  • matar
  • assassinato
  • açougueiro
  • fatiar
  • partir
  • diminuir
  • reduzir
  • corromper

French

  • tuer
  • meurtre
  • massacrer
  • abattre
  • trancher
  • fendre
  • diminuer
  • réduire
  • gâcher
614 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
515 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
488 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
546 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2454 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
419 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
657 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1138 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
576 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
585 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
610 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1140 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1677 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16629 Morohashi
1324 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2994 New Nelson (John Haig)
1493 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1607 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
470 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
545 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2968 2001 Kanji
4a6.35 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
4794.7 Four corner code
1-27-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bba Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
germ, fungus, bacteria
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1586 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 菌 【キン】 fungus, germ, bacterium, bacillus
  • 菌類 【キンルイ】 fungus, fungi
  • 球菌 【キュウキン】 coccus
  • 抗菌 【コウキン】 antibacterial, antimicrobial

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jun4, jun1
Korean:
gyun

Spanish

  • germen
  • hongo
  • bacteria

Portuguese

  • germe
  • fungo
  • bactérias

French

  • germe (microbien)
  • champignon
  • bactérie
1177 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1016 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3976 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1651 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1703 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1441 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1222 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1285 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1368 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
659 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2876 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1484 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
927 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31156P Morohashi
2304 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5091 New Nelson (John Haig)
918 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
985 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1480 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k8.32 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-22-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83cc Unicode hex code