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

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  • 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, consumption, misappropriation, embezzlement
  • 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 disappear, to vanish, to go out of sight, to go away, to become lost, to go out (of a fire, light, etc.), to die, to turn off (e.g. of a TV screen), to fade (of a feeling, impression, etc.), to vanish (e.g. of hope), to go away (e.g. of a smell, itchiness, sleepiness), to disappear, to fade away (e.g. of footsteps), to wear away (e.g. of an inscription), to rub out (of writing), to fade (e.g. of ink), to be lost (e.g. of a tradition), to die out, to disappear
  • 消す 【けす】 to erase, to rub out, to rub off, to cross out, to delete, to turn off (a light, TV, heater, etc.), to switch off, to extinguish (a fire, candle, etc.), to put out, to remove (a smell, pain, etc.), to eliminate, to get rid of, to relieve (pain, anxiety, etc.), to neutralize (poison), to drown out (a sound), to deaden, to absorb, to muffle, to kill, to murder, to bump off, to rub out

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-30-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d88 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
fire
Kun:
-びほ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
574 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 火 【カ】 Tuesday, fire (second of the five elements)
  • 火炎瓶 【カエンビン】 Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb, gasoline bomb
  • 発火 【ハッカ】 ignition, combustion, catching fire, firing a blank cartridge, discharge of a gun without bullets
  • 点火 【テンカ】 ignition, lighting, firing, setting off

Kun reading compounds

  • 火 【ひ】 fire, flame, blaze
  • 火口 【ひぐち】 burner, nozzle, origin of a fire
  • 飛び火 【とびひ】 leaping flames, flying sparks, spread of fire (due to leaping flames), repercussions in unanticipated areas, spilling over, effects of an incident spreading to those seemingly uninvolved, impetigo contagiosa
  • 不知火 【しらぬい】 phosphorescent light, mysterious lights on the sea, sea fire

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo3
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • fuego
  • flama
  • llama

Portuguese

  • fogo

French

  • feu
13 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
8 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
432 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2743 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
15 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
69 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
52 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
20 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1260 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2911 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
163 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18850 Morohashi
3463 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3394 New Nelson (John Haig)
161 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
27 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1162 2001 Kanji
4d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
1-1-3 SKIP code
9080.0 Four corner code
1-18-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
706b Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
plug, bolt, cork, bung, stopper
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 栓 【セン】 stopper, cork, plug, bung, tap, faucet, stopcock
  • 栓抜き 【センヌキ】 bottle opener, corkscrew
  • 脳血栓 【ノウケッセン】 cerebral thrombosis
  • 血栓 【ケッセン】 thrombus, blood clot

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shuan1
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • tapón
  • perno
  • corcho
  • espita

Portuguese

  • Rolha
  • tampa
  • tampão
  • cortiça

French

  • bouchon
  • bonde
  • robinet
1493 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1933 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1428 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1842 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1993 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1531 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1094 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1171 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
845 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
270 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14689X Morohashi
934 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2649 New Nelson (John Haig)
264 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
282 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1351 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1872 2001 Kanji
4a6.26 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4891.4 Four corner code
1-32-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6813 Unicode hex code