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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

Chinese:
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
17-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cbf Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sea, ocean
Kun:
うみ
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 海運 【カイウン】 maritime, marine transportation
  • 海域 【カイイキ】 area of ocean
  • 公海 【コウカイ】 high seas, international waters
  • 内海 【ウチウミ】 inlet, bay, inland sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 海 【うみ】 sea, ocean, waters
  • 海辺 【うみべ】 beach, seashore, seaside, coast
  • 内海 【うちうみ】 inlet, bay, inland sea
  • 血の海 【ちのうみ】 sea of blood, pool of blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あま、 うな、 うん、 え、 か、 た、 ひろ、 ひろし、 ぶ、 まち、 まま、 み、 め、 わたる
Chinese:
hai3
Korean:
hae

Spanish

  • mar
  • océano
  • playa

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • mar

French

  • mer
  • océan
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
88 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2553 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
99 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
211 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17450 Morohashi
384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3133 New Nelson (John Haig)
461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.7 Four corner code
19-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d77 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
Variants:
state, province
Kun:
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
386 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 州 【シュウ】 state (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.), province (e.g. Canada), canton (e.g. Switzerland), oblast (e.g. Russia), department (e.g. ancient China), continent, dear
  • 州政府 【シュウセイフ】 state government
  • 広州 【コウシュウ】 Guangzhou (China), Kwangchow, Canton
  • 沿海州 【エンカイシュウ】 (Russian) maritime provinces
  • 州 【ス】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【スハマ】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【シラス】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a Noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【ナカス】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Kun reading compounds

  • 州 【す】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【すはま】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【しらす】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a Noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【なかす】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Chinese:
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • estado
  • provincia
  • banco de arena

Portuguese

  • estado
  • província

French

  • province
  • état
424 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
320 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
304 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
542 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
99 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
445 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
224 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
553 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
549 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
64 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
40 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
130 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8678 Morohashi
57 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1529 New Nelson (John Haig)
128 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
271 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
1-1-5 SKIP code
3200.0 Four corner code
29-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dde Unicode hex code