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

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On reading compounds

  • 沈黙 【チンモク】 silence, being silent, quiet, hush, reticence, inaction
  • 沈没 【チンボツ】 sinking, foundering, going down, submersion, getting dead drunk, having too much fun (esp. in a red-light district, etc.) and missing work or neglecting one's duties, staying in one place for a long time
  • 意気消沈 【イキショウチン】 depressed in spirits, dispirited, disheartened, rejection
  • 消沈 【ショウチン】 depression, low spirits, dejection
  • 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 (e.g. a ship), to submerge, to lower (e.g. one's body into a chair), to floor (an opponent)

Readings

Japanese names:
しん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-36-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c88 Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
rapids, current, torrent, shallows, shoal
Kun:
On:
ライ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1152 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

Kun reading compounds

  • 瀬 【せ】 shallows, shoal, rapids, current, torrent, position, place, chance, opportunity
  • 瀬戸物 【せともの】 earthenware, porcelain, china, pottery, crockery
  • 早瀬 【はやせ】 swift current, rapids
  • 高瀬 【たかせ】 shallow river, shallows, flatboat, river boat

Readings

Japanese names:
いわた、 がせ、 しげ、 せい、 せっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lai4
Korean:
roe

Spanish

  • corriente de agua
  • rápidos
  • torrente
  • tiempo
  • ocasión

Portuguese

  • corredeiras
  • corrente
  • torrente
  • baixios
  • banco de areia

French

  • rapides
  • courant
  • torrent
  • hauts fonds
1469 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
947 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2735 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1037 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1509 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2794 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1513 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1614 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1845 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1259 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
995 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
545 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
717 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1682 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18672P Morohashi
806 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3384 New Nelson (John Haig)
1666 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1795 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1914 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
361 2001 Kanji
3a16.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-16 SKIP code
3118.6 Four corner code
1-32-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
702c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
floating, float, rise to surface
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
776 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 浮力 【フリョク】 buoyancy, floating power
  • 浮上 【フジョウ】 surfacing, rising to the surface, emerging, leaping into prominence, rising (of rank)
  • 軽浮 【ケイフ】 fickle, frivolous

Kun reading compounds

  • 浮く 【うく】 to float, to become merry, to be cheerful, to become loose, to become unsteady, to feel out of it, to be cut off (e.g. from those around you), to feel out of place, to be frivolous, to be uncertain, to have (time, money, etc.) left over, to be saved (e.g. money), to have no basis, to be unreliable
  • 浮かれる 【うかれる】 to make merry, to be festive
  • 浮かぶ 【うかぶ】 to float, to be suspended, to rise to the surface, to appear, to emerge, to show up, to loom (up), to come to mind, to have inspiration
  • 浮かぶ瀬 【うかぶせ】 chance, opportunity, lucky break
  • 浮かべる 【うかべる】 to float, to set afloat, to launch, to show on one's face (smile, sadness, etc.), to recall, to call to mind, to imagine, to think of

Readings

Japanese names:
うき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu2
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • flotar
  • venir a la memoria
  • salir a la superficie

Portuguese

  • boiando
  • bóia
  • subir para superfície

French

  • flotter
  • faire surface
  • venir à l'esprit
  • avoir l'air (joyeux, triste)
1752 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1047 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2575 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
991 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
684 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1069 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
938 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
968 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
820 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1197 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
319 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
393 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
738 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17487X Morohashi
435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3159 New Nelson (John Haig)
730 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
787 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1359 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
1-3-6 SKIP code
3214.7 Four corner code
1-41-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d6e Unicode hex code