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

9 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
sand
Kun:
すな
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1146 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 砂漠 【サバク】 desert
  • 砂糖 【サトウ】 sugar
  • 土砂 【ドシャ】 sediment, earth and sand
  • 流砂 【リュウシャ】 quicksand
  • 砂岩 【サガン】 sandstone
  • 砂丘 【サキュウ】 sand dune, sand hill
  • 土砂 【ドシャ】 sediment, earth and sand
  • 流砂 【リュウシャ】 quicksand

Kun reading compounds

  • 砂 【すな】 sand, grit, gold dust, silver dust
  • 砂浜 【すなはま】 sandy beach
  • 鳴き砂 【なきすな】 singing sand (which produces sound when stepped on), whistling sand, squeaking sand, barking sand
  • 猫砂 【ねこすな】 cat litter, kitty litter

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 ご
Chinese:
sha1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • arena
  • gravilla

Portuguese

  • Areia

French

  • sable
879 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
869 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1031 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3181 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1127 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
764 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
876 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1151 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1152 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1399 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1457 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
118 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24046 Morohashi
1133 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3992 New Nelson (John Haig)
117 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
122 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
882 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3360 2001 Kanji
5a4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1962.0 Four corner code
26-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7802 Unicode hex code