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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On reading compounds

  • 消防 【ショウボウ】 fire fighting, fire department, fire brigade
  • 消費 【ショウヒ】 consumption, expenditure, spending
  • 解消 【カイショウ】 cancellation, liquidation, resolution, reduction (e.g. of stress)
  • 抹消 【マッショウ】 erasure, striking off, crossing out, cancellation, deletion

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

9 strokes
Radical:
self
Parts:
Variants:
stinking, ill-smelling, suspicious looking, odor, savor, fragrance, be fragrant, stink, glow, be bright
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1760 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 臭 【シュウ】 -smell, stinking of, smacking of, hinting of
  • 臭覚 【シュウカク】 the sense of smell
  • 体臭 【タイシュウ】 body odor, body odour, personal odor, personal odour, characteristic (of someone)
  • 異臭 【イシュウ】 offensive smell, off-flavor, off-flavour

Kun reading compounds

  • 臭い 【くさい】 stinking, smelly, suspicious, fishy, clumsy, unskilled, smelling of, looking like, appearing like, smacking of, -ish
  • 臭い玉 【においだま】 tonsil stone, tonsillolith, scent ball
  • 匂う 【におう】 to be fragrant, to smell (good), to stink, to smell (bad), to glow, to be bright, to smack of, to show hints of
  • 匂い 【におい】 odour, odor, scent, smell, stench, aura, whiff, smacks of ..., sense, flavour, flavor
  • 匂いがする 【においがする】 to smell, to smell of, to have a smell

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chou4, xiu4
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • peste
  • hedor
  • mal olor
  • apestar
  • oler mal

Portuguese

  • fedendo
  • cheiro de doença
  • parecer suspeito
  • odor
  • cheiro
  • fragrância
  • cheirar
  • feder
  • brilhar
  • brilhante

French

  • sentir mauvais
  • malodorant
  • odeur
  • saveur
  • parfum
  • puer
  • aspect louche
  • brillant
1356 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1409 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3842 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1308 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1684 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1244 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1310 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1285 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1588 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3261 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1682 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2289 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
123 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30103P Morohashi
2633 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4901 New Nelson (John Haig)
122 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
128 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1290 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
863 2001 Kanji
5c4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
2643.0 Four corner code
1-29-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
81ed Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
dose, medicine, drug
Kun:
かるけず.る
On:
ザイスイセイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1151 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 剤 【ザイ】 medicine, agent, (chemical) substance, drug, dose
  • 剤形 【ザイケイ】 dosage form
  • 調剤 【チョウザイ】 making up a prescription, dispensing medicine, preparing medicine
  • 覚醒剤 【カクセイザイ】 stimulant (e.g. psychoactive drugs like methamphetamine, ritalin, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
je, ja

Spanish

  • medicina
  • droga

Portuguese

  • dose
  • remédio
  • droga

French

  • dose
  • médicament
  • drogue
  • produit pour...
1296 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
949 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5424 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1497 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1096 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
550 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
559 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1780 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
200 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2102 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1491 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1746 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2076P Morohashi
1669 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
493 New Nelson (John Haig)
1730 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1867 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1312 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
443 2001 Kanji
2f8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
0220.0 Four corner code
1-26-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5264 Unicode hex code