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

  • 消火 【ショウカ】 fire fighting, extinguishing a fire
  • 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
  • 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 delete, to cross out, to turn off (power), to switch off, to extinguish, to put out, to bump off

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

7 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
disaster, calamity, woe, curse, evil
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
976 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 災害 【サイガイ】 calamity, disaster, misfortune
  • 災難 【サイナン】 calamity, misfortune, disaster
  • 労災 【ロウサイ】 work-related injury, work-related illness, work-related death, on-the-job accident, workers' compensation insurance
  • 防災 【ボウサイ】 disaster preparedness, prevention of damage resulting from a natural disaster, protection against disaster

Kun reading compounds

  • 災い 【わざわい】 disaster, calamity, misfortune, trouble, woes
  • 災いする 【わざわいする】 to be the ruin of (a person)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zai1
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • desastre
  • calamidad
  • catástrofe

Portuguese

  • desastre
  • calamidade
  • desgraça
  • maldição
  • mau

French

  • désastre
  • catastrophe
  • calamité
  • malheur
789 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
707 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
680 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1061 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1448 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
788 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1510 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1335 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1418 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
873 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1263 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2734 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
169 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18879 Morohashi
2206 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3400 New Nelson (John Haig)
167 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
179 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
667 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2762 2001 Kanji
4d3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
2280.9 Four corner code
1-26-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
707d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
spell, curse, charm, malediction
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 呪 【ジュ】 spell, curse, dharani, mantra
  • 呪術 【ジュジュツ】 magic, sorcery, incantation
  • 消災呪 【ショウサイジュ】 disaster-preventing incantation, disaster-preventing dharani
  • 明呪 【ミョウジュ】 mantra
  • 呪詛 【ジュソ】 curse, malediction, hex

Kun reading compounds

  • 呪う 【まじなう】 to pray that one avoids disaster or illness, to pray for harm or death to come upon someone, to curse, to charm, to conjure, to cast a spell (on someone), to treat illness (with a prayer)
  • 呪い 【のろい】 curse, spell, malediction
  • 呪い殺す 【のろいころす】 to curse someone to death, to put a deadly curse on someone
  • 呪い 【まじない】 charm, incantation, spell, curse
  • 呪う 【のろう】 to curse, to put a curse on, to detest intensely

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • maldición
  • hechizo
  • maldecir
  • hechizar
  • encantar

Portuguese

French

912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1324 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3443 Morohashi
764 New Nelson (John Haig)
2169 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
108 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6601.0 Four corner code
1-28-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
546a Unicode hex code