Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mother, do not 毋 (母, ⺟)
Parts:
poison, virus, venom, germ, harm, injury, spite
On:
ドク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1419 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 毒 【ドク】 poison, toxicant, harm, evil influence, ill will, spite, malice, abusive language
  • 毒性 【ドクセイ】 toxicity, virulence, toxic, virulent, poisonous
  • 気の毒 【キノドク】 pitiful, unfortunate, poor, miserable, wretched, unpardonable, regrettable
  • 消毒 【ショウドク】 disinfection, sterilization, sterilisation

Readings

Chinese:
du2
Korean:
dog

Spanish

  • veneno
  • venenoso

Portuguese

  • veneno
  • vírus
  • envenenamento
  • germe
  • dano
  • injúria
  • maldade

French

  • poison
  • virus
  • venin
  • germe
  • mal
  • blessure
  • méchanceté
686 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
588 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
559 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2468 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
418 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
659 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
522 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
531 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
788 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1145 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3082 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1571 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1545 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16730 Morohashi
2428 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3007 New Nelson (John Haig)
1531 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1651 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
513 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
0a8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
5050.7 Four corner code
38-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd2 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
medicine, chemical, enamel, gunpowder, benefit
Kun:
くすり
On:
ヤク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
702 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 薬 【ヤク】 dope, narcotic, drug
  • 薬品 【ヤクヒン】 medicine, chemicals
  • 麻薬 【マヤク】 narcotic, drug, dope
  • 万能薬 【バンノウヤク】 universal medicine, cure-all, panacea

Kun reading compounds

  • 薬 【くすり】 medicine, pharmaceuticals, (legal) drugs, pill, ointment, salve, efficacious chemical (gunpowder, pesticide, etc.), (pottery) glaze, small bribe
  • 薬指 【くすりゆび】 ring finger, fourth finger
  • 良く効く薬 【よくきくくすり】 very efficacious medicine

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yao4
Korean:
yag

Spanish

  • medicina
  • droga

Portuguese

  • remédio
  • produto químico
  • esmalte
  • pólvora
  • benefício

French

  • médicament
  • produit chimique
  • émail
  • poudre à canon
  • bénéfice
521 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
420 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
398 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
541 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4074 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
323 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
247 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2568 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
359 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
315 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
672 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3011 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1539 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1752 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32188PX Morohashi
2375 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5224 New Nelson (John Haig)
1736 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1873 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
439 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k13.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
44-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85ac Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
article, clause, item, stripe, streak
Kun:
えだすじ
On:
ジョウチョウデキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
363 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 条 【ジョウ】 article (in document), provision, stripe, streak, line, although, though, since, as, because, inasmuch as
  • 条件 【ジョウケン】 condition, term, requirement, qualification, prerequisite
  • 信条 【シンジョウ】 creed, belief, conviction, article of faith
  • 一条 【イチジョウ】 a line, a streak, a stripe, a ray (of light), a wisp (of smoke), one item (in an itemized form), one clause, one passage (in a book), one matter (affair, event, case, incident), the same logic, the same reason

Kun reading compounds

  • 筋 【すじ】 muscle, tendon, sinew, vein, artery, fiber, fibre, string, line, stripe, streak, reason, logic, plot, storyline, lineage, descent, school (e.g. of scholarship or arts), aptitude, talent, source (of information, etc.), circle, channel, well-informed person (in a transaction), logical move (in go, shogi, etc.), ninth vertical line, seam on a helmet, gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.), social position, status, on (a river, road, etc.), along, counter for long thin things, counter for roads or blocks when giving directions, (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)
  • 条海豚 【すじいるか】 striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)
  • 一筋 【ひとすじ】 one long straight object (e.g. strand of hair, beam of light, wisp of smoke), a single bloodline, earnest, resolute, intent, devoted, ordinary, common

Readings

Chinese:
tiao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • artículo
  • cláusula
  • tratado

Portuguese

  • artigo
  • cláusula
  • item
  • listra
  • camada

French

  • article
  • clause
  • bande
  • rai (lumière)
  • filet (fumée)
  • brindille
  • petite chose longue
817 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
738 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
716 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
391 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1164 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
452 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
621 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
457 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
564 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
573 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
750 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1050 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2726 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1395 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
304 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14486 Morohashi
2200 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2563 New Nelson (John Haig)
298 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
319 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
213 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
671 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2564 2001 Kanji
4i4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
2790.4 Four corner code
30-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6761 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
paragraph, nape of neck, clause, item, term (expression)
Kun:
うなじ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
884 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 項 【コウ】 clause, paragraph, item, argument, term (of an equation), nape (of the neck)
  • 項目 【コウモク】 (data) item, heading, clause, headword (in a dictionary, encyclopedia, etc.)
  • 要項 【ヨウコウ】 important points, main points
  • 別項 【ベッコウ】 special heading, separate paragraph

Kun reading compounds

  • 項 【うなじ】 nape (of the neck), nucha

Readings

Chinese:
xiang4
Korean:
hang

Spanish

  • párrafo
  • cláusula
  • articulo
  • tema

Portuguese

  • parágrafo
  • nuca
  • cláusula
  • item
  • termo (expressão)

French

  • paragraphe
  • clause
  • nuque
  • article (item)
  • terme (expression)
1262 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
995 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1459 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1138 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1897 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1543 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1439 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1529 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1222 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1883 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
692 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
82 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43343 Morohashi
567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6617 New Nelson (John Haig)
82 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
86 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1604 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3161 2001 Kanji
9a3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
25-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9805 Unicode hex code