Jisho

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沿

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
run alongside, follow along, run along, lie along
Kun:
そ.う-ぞ.い
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1121 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 沿海 【エンカイ】 coast, shore, inshore, coastal waters
  • 沿海州 【エンカイシュウ】 (Russian) maritime provinces

Kun reading compounds

  • 沿う 【そう】 to run along, to run beside, to stick to (a line), to follow (a policy, plan, etc.), to act in accordance with, to align with, to meet (wishes, expectations, etc.), to satisfy, to comply with, to live up to

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2, yan4
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • seguir a lo largo de
  • bordear

Portuguese

  • correr ao lado
  • seguir ao longo
  • beira
  • estar ao longo

French

  • longer
  • suivre
  • parallèle à
832 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
815 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1379 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2525 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1013 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1464 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1607 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1714 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1128 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1169 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
386 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
803 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17260 Morohashi
328 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3096 New Nelson (John Haig)
795 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
858 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
859 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3816.0 Four corner code
1-17-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cbf Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
beach
Kun:
きし
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
556 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岸壁 【ガンペキ】 quay, wharf, jetty, wall-like shoreline, cliff wall
  • 岸頭 【ガントウ】 shore, wharf
  • 護岸 【ゴガン】 river dike
  • 対岸 【タイガン】 opposite shore

Kun reading compounds

  • 岸 【きし】 bank, coast, shore
  • 岸辺 【きしべ】 shore, bank (of a body of water)
  • 片岸 【かたぎし】 one bank (of a river)
  • 彼の岸 【かのきし】 nirvana

Readings

Japanese names:
けし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
an4
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • playa
  • costa
  • orilla

Portuguese

  • Praia

French

  • côte
  • rive
  • plage
177 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
267 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
248 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
847 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1413 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
687 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
488 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
941 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
586 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
595 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
456 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
539 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1424 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1668 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8009 Morohashi
2236 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1459 New Nelson (John Haig)
1653 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
294 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1255 2001 Kanji
3o5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2224.1 Four corner code
1-20-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cb8 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
current, a sink, flow, forfeit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
280 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 流 【リュウ】 fashion, way, style, manner, school (of thought), class, rank, rate, current (electrical, water, etc.), flow, stream
  • 旒 【リュウ】 counter for flags, banners, etc.
  • 清流 【セイリュウ】 clear stream
  • 火砕流 【カサイリュウ】 pyroclastic flow
  • 流 【ル】 exile
  • 流刑 【リュウケイ】 exile, banishment, deportation
  • 配流 【ハイル】 exile, banishment
  • 中流 【チュウル】 banishment (to a somewhat distant province), middle-degree punishment of the three banishment punishments under the ritsuryo system

Kun reading compounds

  • 流れる 【ながれる】 to stream, to flow (liquid, time, etc.), to run (ink), to be washed away, to be carried, to drift, to float (e.g. clouds), to wander, to stray, to sweep (e.g. rumour, fire), to spread, to circulate, to be heard (e.g. music), to be played, to lapse (e.g. into indolence, despair), to pass, to elapse, to be transmitted, to be called off, to be forfeited, to disappear, to be removed
  • 流れ 【ながれ】 flow (of a fluid or gas), stream, current, flow (of people, things), passage (of time), tide, passing, (changing) trends, tendency, course (of events), (step-by-step) procedure, process, group of people who remain together after the end of an event, descent, ancestry, school, forfeiture, foreclosure, cancellation, drifting, wandering, roaming
  • 流れ込む 【ながれこむ】 to flow into, to pour into, to stream into
  • 流す 【ながす】 to drain, to pour, to spill, to shed (blood, tears), to wash away, to distribute (e.g. electricity over wires, music over a PA system, etc.), to circulate, to broadcast, to beam, to cruise (e.g. taxi), to float, to set adrift, to call off (a meeting, etc.), to exile, to banish

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 ながれ、 めぐる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • corriente
  • derramar
  • verter

Portuguese

  • corrente
  • afundar
  • fluxo
  • derrocada

French

  • courant
  • style
  • mode
  • évier
  • flux
  • confisquer (un article en gage)
334 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
432 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
409 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
296 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2576 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
329 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
682 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1332 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
247 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
247 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
279 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1200 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
325 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
771 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17572P Morohashi
441 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3160 New Nelson (John Haig)
764 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
826 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
235 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
367 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
357 2001 Kanji
3a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3011.3 Four corner code
3411.3 Four corner code
1-46-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d41 Unicode hex code