Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
shallow, superficial, frivolous, wretched, shameful
Kun:
あさ.い
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1253 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 浅見 【センケン】 shallow view, superficial idea
  • 浅海 【センカイ】 shallow sea
  • 深浅 【シンセン】 depth, shade (of color, colour)

Kun reading compounds

  • 浅い 【あさい】 shallow, superficial, slight (wound), light (sleep), pale (colour), inadequate (knowledge), short (time), early, young
  • 浅煎り 【あさいり】 light roast (coffee)

Readings

Japanese names:
あざ、 さ
Chinese:
qian3, jian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • poco profundo
  • superficial

Portuguese

  • raso
  • frívolo
  • superficial
  • desprezível
  • obsceno

French

  • peu profond
  • superficiel
  • frivole
  • misérable
  • honteux
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