Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
sink, be submerged, subside, be depressed, aloes
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1271 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 沈着 【チンチャク】 settling or depositing (at the bottom of something), deposition, pigmentation, composure, calmness
  • 沈下 【チンカ】 sinking, subsidence
  • 浮沈 【フチン】 floating and sinking, rise and fall, ebb and flow, ups and downs
  • 撃沈 【ゲキチン】 sending a ship to the bottom, sinking (a ship), to sink a ship
  • 沈香 【ジンコウ】 agarwood, aloeswood, gharuwood, eaglewood, agalloch, agallochum, aquilaria tree, lign aloes
  • 沈香も焚かず屁も放らず 【ジンコウモタカズヘモヒラズ】 having few faults as well as few virtues, not burning agarwood (incense); not passing wind

Kun reading compounds

  • 沈む 【しずむ】 to sink, to go under, to submerge, to go down (e.g. sun), to set, to descend, to feel depressed, to become subdued, to become somber
  • 沈む瀬あれば浮かぶ瀬あり 【しずむせあればうかぶせあり】 life has its ups and downs, he who falls today may rise tomorrow
  • 沈める 【しずめる】 to sink, to submerge, to floor (an opponent)

Readings

Japanese names:
しん
Chinese:
chen2, shen3
Korean:
chim, sim

Spanish

  • hundido
  • sumergido
  • deprimido
  • desanimado
  • hundirse
  • sumergirse
  • deprimirse
  • desanimarse

Portuguese

  • afundar
  • submergir
  • abaixar
  • deprimir-se
  • aloés

French

  • couler
  • être submergé
  • s'enfoncer
  • être déprimé
  • aloès
1601 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1319 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1097 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
668 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
399 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
936 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
964 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1129 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1166 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
195 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1906 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17189 Morohashi
261 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3069 New Nelson (John Haig)
1888 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2033 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1139 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
357 2001 Kanji
3a4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3411.2 Four corner code
36-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c88 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
mud, mire, adhere to, be attached to
Kun:
どろなず.む
On:
デイナイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1589 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 泥沼 【ドロヌマ】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥水 【ドロミズ】 muddy water, red-light district
  • 汚泥 【オデイ】 sludge, slime, dregs, mire, hopeless situation, hell, despair
  • 鉱泥 【コウデイ】 fango, mud, herb and wax mix used for therapy
  • 泥沼 【ドロヌマ】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥水 【ドロミズ】 muddy water, red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 泥 【どろ】 mud, slush, (wet) dirt, mire, thief
  • 泥沼 【どろぬま】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥々 【どろどろ】 thick, viscous, mushy, pulpy, slushy, syrupy, sticky, muddy, dirty (with oil, grease, etc.), to be in an ugly state (of emotions, relations, etc.), to be murky, to be sordid
  • 警泥 【けいどろ】 cops and robbers (hide-and-seek game)
  • 泥む 【なずむ】 to cling to, to stick to, to be wedded to

Readings

Japanese names:
ひじ
Chinese:
ni2, ni4
Korean:
ni

Spanish

  • barro
  • fango
  • cieno
  • estar preocupado por

Portuguese

  • lama
  • lodo
  • aderir
  • ser anexado

French

  • boue
  • fange
  • tenir à
  • voleur
1623 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1480 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2533 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1840 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
679 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
594 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1621 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1729 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1493 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
288 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1064 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17311 Morohashi
326 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3105 New Nelson (John Haig)
1055 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1202 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3711.2 Four corner code
37-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce5 Unicode hex code