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 (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

14 strokes
Radical:
blue 青 (靑)
Parts:
Variants:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
764 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 静 【セイ】 stillness, quiet, peacefulness
  • 静観 【セイカン】 watchful waiting, careful supervision
  • 沈静 【チンセイ】 stillness, tranquility, tranquillity, dullness
  • 寧静 【ネイセイ】 calmness, peacefulness, tranquility
  • 静脈 【ジョウミャク】 vein
  • 静注 【ジョウチュウ】 intravenous injection, IV
  • 寂静 【ジャクジョウ】 calmness, stillness, tranquility, calmness of the heart, enlightenment
  • 涅槃寂静 【ネハンジャクジョウ】 enlightenment leads to serenity

Kun reading compounds

  • 静か 【しずか】 quiet, silent, slow, unhurried, calm, peaceful
  • 静かに 【しずかに】 calmly, quietly, gently, peacefully, be quiet!
  • 二人静 【ふたりしずか】 Chloranthus serratus (species of flowering plant)
  • 一人静 【ひとりしずか】 Chloranthus japonicus
  • 静まる 【しずまる】 to become quiet, to quiet down, to quieten down, to calm down, to die down, to subside, to abate, to be suppressed
  • 静める 【しずめる】 to appease, to suppress, to calm

Readings

Japanese names:
しづ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • quieto
  • tranquilo
  • calmado
  • tranquilo [na]
  • calmarse
  • calmar

Portuguese

  • calmo

French

  • calme
442 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
548 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
519 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
632 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5077 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
703 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1000 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2145 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
663 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
674 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
247 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1872 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2164 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1539 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42574P Morohashi
1728 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6560 New Nelson (John Haig)
1540 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1660 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
619 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
4b10.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
5725.7 Four corner code
1-32-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9759 Unicode hex code