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, head on beer
  • 泡盛 【あわもり】 awamori, strong Okinawan liquor distilled from rice or millet
  • 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

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
wash, inquire into, probe
Kun:
あら.う
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
1168 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 洗 【セン】 washing machine (laundry)
  • 洗剤 【センザイ】 detergent, cleanser, cleaning agent, washing material
  • 水洗 【スイセン】 washing with water, rinsing, flushing
  • 杯洗 【ハイセン】 small vessel or bowl in which sake cups are rinsed

Kun reading compounds

  • 洗う 【あらう】 to wash, to cleanse, to rinse, to inquire into, to investigate, to purify (one's heart), to lave (e.g. shore), to wash over (e.g. deck), to sweep

Readings

Japanese names:
あらい、 らい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi3
Korean:
se, seon

Spanish

  • lavar
  • limpiar
  • aclarar
  • investigar
  • indagar

Portuguese

  • lavar
  • indagar
  • sondar

French

  • laver
  • fouiller
  • examiner
927 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
916 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
626 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2551 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
925 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
210 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
817 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
692 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
705 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
198 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1189 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
465 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
288 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
350 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
255 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17379 Morohashi
388 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3131 New Nelson (John Haig)
249 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
264 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
888 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
357 2001 Kanji
3a6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3411.1 Four corner code
1-32-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d17 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
car
Kun:
くるま
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
333 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 車 【シャ】 car, vehicle
  • 車検 【シャケン】 vehicle inspection
  • 見切り発車 【ミキリハッシャ】 starting a train (or bus, etc.) before all the passengers are on board, making a snap decision, starting an action without considering objections to it any longer
  • 軽自動車 【ケイジドウシャ】 light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp), k-car, kei car

Kun reading compounds

  • 車 【くるま】 car, automobile, vehicle, wheel
  • 車椅子 【くるまいす】 wheelchair
  • 火の車 【ひのくるま】 fiery chariot (which carries the souls of sinners into hell), desperate financial situation, dire straits

Readings

Japanese names:
くら、 くろま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
che1, ju1
Korean:
cha, geo

Spanish

  • coche
  • vehículo
  • rueda

Portuguese

  • carro

French

  • véhicule
  • voiture
88 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
63 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
31 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
162 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
54 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
91 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
532 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
133 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
133 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
62 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1769 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2212 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2976 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
292 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38172 Morohashi
3552 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5939 New Nelson (John Haig)
286 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
304 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
231 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
64 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1555 2001 Kanji
7c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
1-28-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8eca Unicode hex code