Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
water
Kun:
みずみず-
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 水 【スイ】 Wednesday, shaved ice (served with flavored syrup), water (fifth of the five elements)
  • 水位 【スイイ】 water level
  • 用水 【ヨウスイ】 irrigation water, water for fire, city water, cistern water
  • 浄水 【ジョウスイ】 clean water

Kun reading compounds

  • 水 【みず】 water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water), fluid (esp. in an animal tissue), liquid, flood, floodwaters, water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout, break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
  • 水揚げ 【みずあげ】 landing, unloading (e.g. a ship), catch (of fish), takings, sales (of a shop), defloration (e.g. of a geisha), preservation (of cut flowers, in ikebana)
  • 飲み水 【のみみず】 drinking water, potable water
  • 呼び水 【よびみず】 pump-priming, rousing, stimulation

Readings

Japanese names:
うず、 ずみ、 つ、 ど、 み、 みさ、 みつ、 みな、 みん
Chinese:
shui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • agua

Portuguese

  • água

French

  • eau
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
40 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
144 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2482 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
16 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
68 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
54 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
21 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
19 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
10 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
132 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17083 Morohashi
10 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3030 New Nelson (John Haig)
130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
31 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
3a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
1223.0 Four corner code
31-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c34 Unicode hex code

綿

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
cotton
Kun:
わた
On:
メン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
1495 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 綿 【メン】 cotton
  • 綿密 【メンミツ】 minute, detailed, careful, scrupulous, thorough
  • 石灰海綿 【セッカイカイメン】 calcareous sponge (any sponge of class Calcarea)
  • 六放海綿 【ロッポウカイメン】 hexactinellid sponge, glass sponge (any sponge of class Hexactinellida)

Kun reading compounds

  • 綿 【わた】 cotton plant (Gossypium spp.), batting, wadding, padding
  • 海神 【かいしん】 sea god, Poseidon, Neptune
  • 結い綿 【ゆいわた】 traditional hairstyle worn by unmarried women
  • 中綿 【なかわた】 padding (clothing or bedding), insulation, cotton wadding, stuffing (furniture)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
mian2
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • algodón
  • prolongado
  • minucioso

Portuguese

  • Algodão

French

  • coton
725 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
818 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
798 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
854 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3566 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
822 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2538 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1191 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1251 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
881 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1544 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1736 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
929 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1254 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1379 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27592 Morohashi
1373 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4531 New Nelson (John Haig)
1367 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1467 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
803 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2744 2001 Kanji
6a8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2692.7 Four corner code
44-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dbf Unicode hex code