Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
pond, cistern, pool, reservoir
Kun:
いけ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
827 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 池魚の殃 【チギョノワザワイ】 collateral damage, getting embroiled in somebody else's dispute, having a fire spread to one's own house
  • 池沼 【チショウ】 ponds and swamps, retard, mentally disabled person
  • 蓄電池 【チクデンチ】 storage battery
  • 給水池 【キュウスイチ】 reservoir

Kun reading compounds

  • 池 【いけ】 pond
  • 池蝶貝 【いけちょうがい】 Hyriopsis schlegelii (species of freshwater mussel)
  • 用水池 【ようすいいけ】 reservoir
  • 人工池 【じんこういけ】 artificial pool

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi2
Korean:
ji, ta

Spanish

  • estanque
  • lago

Portuguese

  • lagoa
  • cisterna
  • conjunto
  • reservatório

French

  • étang
  • mare
  • réservoir (eau)
110 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
185 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
168 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
548 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2489 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
847 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
207 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
251 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
119 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
119 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
452 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1161 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
253 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
522 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17141 Morohashi
218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3042 New Nelson (John Haig)
516 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
555 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
131 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3411.2 Four corner code
1-35-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c60 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
butterfly
On:
チョウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2011 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 蝶 【チョウ】 butterfly
  • 蝶々 【チョウチョウ】 butterfly
  • 太陽蝶 【タイヨウチョウ】 sunset morpho (butterfly, Morpho hecuba)
  • 猪鹿蝶 【イノシカチョウ】 the boar, deer and butterfly cards (high-scoring meld), inoshikacho (type of hanafuda gambling game)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
die2
Korean:
jeob

Spanish

  • mariposa

Portuguese

French

  • papillon
4171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1970 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2236 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
946 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1278 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
527 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
33333 Morohashi
1401 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5363 New Nelson (John Haig)
521 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
560 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6d9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
1-6-8 SKIP code
5419.4 Four corner code
1-36-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8776 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
shellfish
Kun:
かい
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1787 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 貝 【バイ】 Japanese babylon (species of shelled mollusk, Babylonia japonica), Japanese ivory shell, spinning top (traditionally made from a Japanese babylon shell)
  • 貝貨 【バイカ】 shell money
  • 越虫貝 【エッチュウバイ】 finely-striate buccinum (species of whelk, Buccinum striatissimum)
  • 蝦夷貝 【エゾバイ】 Middendorf's whelk (Buccinum middendorffi)

Kun reading compounds

  • 貝 【かい】 shellfish, seashell, shell
  • 貝殻 【かいがら】 seashell, shell
  • 魚介 【ぎょかい】 marine products, seafood, fish and shellfish
  • パウア貝 【パウアかい】 paua (edible New Zealand abalone; species Haliotis iris, H. australis, H. virginea)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei4
Korean:
pae

Spanish

  • concha

Portuguese

  • Marisco
  • conchas

French

  • coquillage
169 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
49 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
90 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1590 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4486 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
44 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
917 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
498 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
240 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
719 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1720 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3150 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1614 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
54 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36656 Morohashi
2543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5766 New Nelson (John Haig)
54 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
56 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
70 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3961 2001 Kanji
7b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6080.0 Four corner code
1-19-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c9d Unicode hex code