Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
bubbles, foam, suds, froth
Kun:
あわ
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1872 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 泡影 【ホウエイ】 bubbles and shadows, something transient
  • 宝瓶 【ホウヒン】 handleless Japanese tea pot
  • 水泡 【スイホウ】 foam, bubble, nothing
  • 気泡 【キホウ】 (air) bubble (esp. in a liquid)

Kun reading compounds

  • 泡 【あわ】 bubble, foam, froth, suds, lather, head (on beer)
  • 泡立ち 【あわだち】 foaming, frothing, lathering
  • 口角泡 【こうかくあわ】 frothing at the mouth
  • 一泡 【ひとあわ】 blow, shock

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pao4, pao1
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • burbuja
  • espuma

Portuguese

  • bolhas
  • espuma

French

  • bulle
  • mousse
  • écume
1795 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1781 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2523 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1904 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1466 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1765 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1895 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1629 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1182 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
392 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
296 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
539 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17307X Morohashi
334 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3093 New Nelson (John Haig)
533 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
572 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1206 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a5.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3711.2 Four corner code
1-43-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce1 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
blow, breathe, puff, emit, smoke
Kun:
ふ.く
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 吹奏楽 【スイソウガク】 wind music, wind instrument music
  • 推挙 【スイキョ】 recommendation (of a person for a position), nomination
  • 鼓吹 【コスイ】 rousing (courage, morale, etc.), encouragement, advocacy, promotion (of a belief), encouragement, inspiring (someone with an idea)

Kun reading compounds

  • 吹く 【ふく】 to blow (of the wind), to blow (one's breath), to breathe out, to blow on (hot tea, candles, etc.), to puff, to play (a wind instrument), to blow (a whistle, trumpet, etc.), to whistle (a tune), to emit (smoke, fire, etc.), to spout, to spew, to puff out, to sprout, to put forth (buds), to appear (on the surface), to form, to be coated with (powder, rust, etc.), to burst out laughing, to burst into laughter, to brag, to talk big, to smelt, to mint

Readings

Japanese names:
ふき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chui1, chui4
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • soplar
  • exhalar
  • respirar

Portuguese

  • sopro
  • respirar
  • emitir
  • fumaça

French

  • souffler
  • respirer
  • bouffées (fumée)
  • émettre
  • fumer
1452 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
973 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
901 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1095 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
407 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
370 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1326 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
259 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
300 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
478 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3373 Morohashi
231 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
747 New Nelson (John Haig)
467 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
506 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1106 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3762 2001 Kanji
3d4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
6708.2 Four corner code
1-31-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5439 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
insect, bug, temper
Kun:
むし
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1351 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 虫垂炎 【チュウスイエン】 appendicitis
  • 虫えい 【チュウエイ】 gall (abnormal plant growth formed by insects)
  • 幼虫 【ヨウチュウ】 larva, grub, maggot
  • 寄生虫 【キセイチュウ】 parasite
  • 虫部 【キブ】 insect radical, worm radical
  • 蟻巻 【アリマキ】 aphid, plant louse, plant lice

Kun reading compounds

  • 虫 【むし】 insect, bug, cricket, moth, worm, roundworm, (one's) unconscious, thing inside one's body that stirs one's feelings and thoughts, nervousness, fretfulness, person devoted to one thing, single-minded person, valve core, mushi (type of game played with a stripped deck)
  • 虫歯 【むしば】 cavity, tooth decay, decayed tooth, dental caries
  • 苦虫 【にがむし】 bitter-tasting bug
  • 馬追虫 【うまおいむし】 Hexacentrus japonicus (species of katydid), Hexacentrus unicolor (species of katydid)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chong2, hui3
Korean:
hwe, chung

Spanish

  • insecto
  • bicho

Portuguese

  • inseto
  • bichinho
  • temperamento

French

  • insecte
  • vermine
  • ver
  • reptile
  • colère
114 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
74 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
56 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1073 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4115 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
133 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
875 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
324 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
873 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
893 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
466 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1604 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4343 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2959 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
523 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32804 Morohashi
3530 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5275 New Nelson (John Haig)
517 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
556 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
60 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1671 2001 Kanji
6d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-3 SKIP code
2-4-2 SKIP code
5013.6 Four corner code
1-35-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
866b Unicode hex code