Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Variants:
husk, nut shell
Kun:
からがら
On:
カクコクバイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1892 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殻 【カク】 shell (e.g. electron shell)
  • 殻構造 【カクコウゾウ】 shell structure
  • 地殻 【チカク】 (Earth's) crust
  • 介殻 【カイカク】 sea shell
  • 枸橘 【カラタチ】 trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata), hardy orange
  • 船殻 【センコク】 hull

Kun reading compounds

  • 殻 【から】 shell, husk, hull, pod, chaff
  • 殻竿 【からざお】 flail (for threshing grain)
  • 雪花菜 【おから】 okara, soy pulp, tofu dregs, edible pulp separated from soybean milk in the production of tofu
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty (of a residence, etc.), vacant, deserted, body from which the soul has left, corpse, shed skin (of a snake, insect, etc.)
  • 殻 【がら】 chicken bones (e.g. for soup), chicken carcass, poor-quality coke (coal), left-overs, remnants
  • 灰殻 【はいがら】 ashes
  • 燃え殻 【もえがら】 embers, cinders, burnt residue, combustion residue

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ke2, qiao4
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • concha
  • cáscara
  • casco (buque)

Portuguese

  • casca
  • concha de noz

French

  • coquille
  • enveloppe (grain)
1075 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1869 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2456 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1832 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1455 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1728 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1846 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1626 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1883 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1354 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
717 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1490 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2996 New Nelson (John Haig)
710 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
767 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1451 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1468 2001 Kanji
3p8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
4724.7 Four corner code
1-19-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bbb Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
place on the head, receive, top of head, top, summit, peak
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
1350 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頂点 【チョウテン】 top, summit, vertex
  • 頂上 【チョウジョウ】 top, summit, peak
  • 頭頂 【トウチョウ】 top of the head, vertex, parietal
  • 茎頂 【ケイチョウ】 tip of a stem (of a plant)

Kun reading compounds

  • 頂く 【いただく】 to receive, to get, to accept, to take, to buy, to eat, to drink, to be crowned with, to wear (on one's head), to have (on top), to have (as one's leader), to live under (a ruler), to install (a president), to get somebody to do something
  • 頂 【いただき】 crown (of head), summit (of mountain), spire, easy win for one, something received
  • 頂きます 【いただきます】 thank you (for the meal just served), I receive (this meal)
  • 山の頂 【やまのいただき】 mountain top, summit, peak

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ding3
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • cima
  • cumbre
  • colocar sobre
  • recibir
  • comer
  • beber (humilde)

Portuguese

  • colocar na cabeça
  • receber
  • topo da cabeça
  • topo
  • reunião de cúpula
  • pico

French

  • placer au sommet
  • recevoir (je reçois de vous)
  • sommet de la tête (vertex)
  • sommet
  • pic
951 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
940 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1308 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5118 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
986 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1005 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1440 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1530 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1643 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1882 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
164 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
108 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
95 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43335 Morohashi
145 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6616 New Nelson (John Haig)
94 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
98 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
929 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3161 2001 Kanji
9a2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
1128.6 Four corner code
1-36-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9802 Unicode hex code