Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
creek, inlet, bay
Kun:
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
704 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 江 【コウ】 large river (esp. the Yangtze), Lake Biwa
  • 江上 【コウジョウ】 (on the) bank of a large river
  • 長江 【チョウコウ】 Yangtze River, Changjiang River
  • 揚子江 【ヨウスコウ】 Yangtze River (in China)

Kun reading compounds

  • 江 【え】 inlet, bay
  • 縁 【えん】 fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together), relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection, family ties, affinity, opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship), pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes), narrow open-air veranda
  • 堀江 【ほりえ】 canal
  • 濁り江 【にごりえ】 muddy inlet or creek

Readings

Japanese names:
くん、 とうみ、 み、 りえ
Chinese:
jiang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • gran río
  • ensenada
  • bahía

Portuguese

  • riacho
  • pequena baía em lagos
  • baía

French

  • baie
  • crique
  • anse
  • rivière
1244 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
517 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2491 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
994 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1458 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
252 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
821 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
840 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
905 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1160 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
257 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
195 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
141 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17140 Morohashi
221 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3045 New Nelson (John Haig)
139 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
148 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1085 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
372 2001 Kanji
3a3.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3111.0 Four corner code
25-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c5f Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63)
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
575 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 戸 【コ】 counter for houses, households, apartments, etc.
  • 戸外 【コガイ】 open-air, outdoors
  • 一戸 【イッコ】 one house, household
  • 下戸 【ゲコ】 someone who can't drink, non-drinker, temperate man

Kun reading compounds

  • 戸 【と】 door (esp. Japanese-style), shutter, window shutter, entrance (to a home), narrows
  • 戸惑い 【とまどい】 being at sea, losing one's bearings, confusion, wonderment
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto, city in NE Tokushima pref, Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 引き戸 【ひきど】 sliding door

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 へ
Chinese:
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • puerta
  • casa
  • puerta corrediza

Portuguese

  • Porta

French

  • porte
  • compteur de maisons
  • radical porte (no 63)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
120 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
108 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
342 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
126 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
551 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
59 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
152 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
152 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
534 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2429 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1227 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1691 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1085 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11696X Morohashi
1930 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2048 New Nelson (John Haig)
1076 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3060 2001 Kanji
4m0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
3020.7 Four corner code
3027.7 Four corner code
24-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6238 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
oil, fat
Kun:
あぶら
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
690 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 油井 【ユセイ】 oil well
  • 油彩 【ユサイ】 oil painting
  • 重油 【ジュウユ】 heavy oil, fuel oil
  • 軽油 【ケイユ】 diesel oil, gas oil, light oil
  • 油色 【ユショク】 coating a painting with a layer of transparent oil
  • 油然 【ユウゼン】 welling or bubbling up

Kun reading compounds

  • 油 【あぶら】 oil
  • 油絵 【あぶらえ】 oil painting
  • 匂い油 【においあぶら】 perfumed hair oil
  • 機械油 【きかいあぶら】 machine oil

Readings

Chinese:
you2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • aceite
  • grasa

Portuguese

  • petróleo
  • gordura
  • óleo

French

  • huile
  • gras
522 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
422 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
400 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
689 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
298 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
671 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
593 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
364 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
365 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
624 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1183 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
400 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
255 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1116 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17253 Morohashi
341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3106 New Nelson (John Haig)
1107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1188 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
317 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
376 2001 Kanji
3a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3516.0 Four corner code
44-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb9 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
fish
Parts:

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Kun reading compounds

  • 鮫 【さめ】 shark
  • 鮫皮 【さめがわ】 shagreen (from a shark or stingray), sharkskin, shark leather

Readings

Chinese:
jiao1
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

  • tiburón

Portuguese

French

5294 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2672 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2354 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
46127 Morohashi
6863 New Nelson (John Haig)
2821 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2836 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-6 SKIP code
2034.8 Four corner code
27-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9bab Unicode hex code