Jisho

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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

17 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
laundry, wash, pour on, rinse
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1698 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 乾燥洗濯 【カンソウセンタク】 dry cleaning
  • 鬼の居ぬ間に洗濯 【オニノイヌマニセンタク】 playing while the cat is away, taking a break while the boss is out, doing what one wants when one is (finally) alone, relaxing while the demon is out

Kun reading compounds

  • 濯ぐ 【すすぐ】 to rinse, to wash out, to have one's revenge, to wipe out a disgrace
  • 濯ぐ 【すすぐ】 to rinse, to wash out, to have one's revenge, to wipe out a disgrace

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhuo2
Korean:
tag

Spanish

  • lavar
  • enjuagar
  • aclarar

Portuguese

  • lavanderia
  • lavar
  • verter em
  • enxáguar

French

  • lessive
  • laver
  • rincer
  • verser
1556 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1699 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2718 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
710 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2609 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1561 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1664 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
301 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1257 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
978 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
543 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
711 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
584 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18532X Morohashi
793 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3360 New Nelson (John Haig)
577 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
619 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1871 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
375 2001 Kanji
3a14.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-14 SKIP code
3711.4 Four corner code
1-34-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6fef Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
stone
Kun:
いし
On:
セキシャクコク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
342 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 石 【セキ】 counter for jewels in a watch, counter for transistors, diodes, etc. in an electronic product
  • 石材 【セキザイ】 (building) stone
  • 一石 【イッセキ】 one game (of go)
  • 投石 【トウセキ】 stone throwing
  • 石神 【シャクジン】 stone which is worshipped, image of a god in stone
  • 石南花 【シャクナゲ】 rhododendron
  • 電磁石 【デンジシャク】 electromagnet
  • 界磁石 【カイジシャク】 field magnet
  • 石 【コク】 koku, traditional unit of volume, approx. 180.4 litres, measure of a Japanese-style boat's loading capacity (approx. 278.26 liters)
  • 石高 【コクダカ】 (crop) yield, stipend (orig. assessed on the basis of a crop), salary
  • 一石 【イッコク】 one koku (measure)

Kun reading compounds

  • 石 【いし】 stone, jewel, precious stone, flint (in a lighter), stone (in go), stone (in the bladder, kidney etc.), calculus, rock (in rock-paper-scissors), stone
  • 石垣 【いしがき】 stone wall
  • 墓石 【ぼせき】 tombstone, gravestone
  • 敷石 【しきいし】 paving stone, pavement

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 いす、 いわ、 し、 せっく、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2, dan4
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • piedra

Portuguese

  • pedra

French

  • pierre
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
45 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
276 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3176 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
102 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
763 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
172 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
78 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
78 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
102 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1397 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3689 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1884 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2564 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
114 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24024 Morohashi
2971 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3985 New Nelson (John Haig)
113 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
118 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
347 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
44 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3377 2001 Kanji
5a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
1026.0 Four corner code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-32-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77f3 Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鹸化 【ケンカ】 saponification, conversion to soap
  • 逆性石鹸 【ギャクセイセッケン】 cationic soap, invert soap, positive soap
  • 液体石鹸 【エキタイセッケン】 liquid soap

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian3
Korean:
gam

Spanish

  • salinidad
  • salmuera
  • jabón

Portuguese

French

5374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
47576X Morohashi
7013 New Nelson (John Haig)
2867 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2880 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3s21.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-8 SKIP code
2868.6 Four corner code
1-24-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9e78 Unicode hex code