Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
345 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 消化 【ショウカ】 digestion (of food), digestion (of information), assimilation, thorough understanding, consumption, absorption, using up, meeting (e.g. a quota), completion, losing one's form and turning into something else
  • 消火 【ショウカ】 fire fighting, extinguishing a fire
  • 費消 【ヒショウ】 spending
  • 曖昧性解消 【アイマイセイカイショウ】 disambiguation

Kun reading compounds

  • 消える 【きえる】 to go out, to vanish, to disappear
  • 消す 【けす】 to erase, to delete, to cross out, to turn off power, to extinguish, to put out, to bump off

Readings

Chinese:
xiao1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • extinguirse
  • apagarse
  • desaparecer
  • apagar
  • extinguir

Portuguese

  • extinguir
  • apagar
  • desligar
  • neutralizar
  • cancelar

French

  • éteindre
  • effacer
  • disparaître
  • neutraliser
  • annuler
429 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
332 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
316 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
336 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2574 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
612 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
686 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
845 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
864 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
219 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1194 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
531 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
327 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
146 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17529P Morohashi
443 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3158 New Nelson (John Haig)
144 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
155 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
458 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
357 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
346 2001 Kanji
3a7.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3912.7 Four corner code
30-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d88 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
lose, error, fault, disadvantage, loss
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
447 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 失 【シツ】 loss (of something), disadvantage, mistake, error, failure, flaw, defect, error
  • 失業 【シツギョウ】 unemployment, losing one's job, becoming unemployed
  • 得失 【トクシツ】 advantages and disadvantages, plus and minuses
  • 敵失 【テキシツ】 error made by the enemy or opposing team

Kun reading compounds

  • 失う 【うしなう】 to lose, to miss (a change, opportunity), to lose (a loved one), to be bereaved of, to concede (goals, points, etc.)
  • 失せる 【うせる】 to disappear, to vanish, to fade away, to go, to leave, to die

Readings

Chinese:
shi1
Korean:
sil

Spanish

  • pérdida
  • error
  • defecto
  • fallo
  • perder
  • malograr
  • errar

Portuguese

  • erro
  • falta
  • desvantagem
  • perda

French

  • perdre
  • erreur
  • faute
  • désavantage
418 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
529 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
501 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
523 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
178 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
238 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
447 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.13 Japanese for Busy People
311 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
311 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
594 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
413 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2189 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
853 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5844 Morohashi
3511 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1141 New Nelson (John Haig)
845 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
908 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
346 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
452 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2463 2001 Kanji
0a5.28 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-4 SKIP code
2503.0 Four corner code
28-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5931 Unicode hex code