Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
pure, purify, cleanse, exorcise, Manchu dynasty
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
705 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 清算 【セイサン】 settlement (financial), squaring accounts, clearing debts, liquidation, ending (a relationship), breaking up (with), burying (the past), redeeming (one's faults)
  • 清潔 【セイケツ】 clean, hygienic, sanitary, pure, virtuous, immaculate
  • 血清 【ケッセイ】 serum, blood serum
  • 乳清 【ニュウセイ】 whey
  • 清浄 【セイジョウ】 pure, clean, purity
  • 清 【シン】 Qing dynasty (China, 1644-1912), Ch'ing dynasty, Manchu dynasty
  • 清朝 【シンチョウ】 Qing dynasty (China, 1644-1912), Ch'ing dynasty, Manchu dynasty
  • 東清 【トウシン】 Eastern China
  • 日清 【ニッシン】 First Sino-Japanese war (1894-1895)

Kun reading compounds

  • 清い 【きよい】 clear, pure, noble
  • 清い愛 【きよいあい】 pure love, platonic love
  • 清まる 【きよまる】 to be purified, to be cleansed
  • 清める 【きよめる】 to purify, to cleanse, to exorcise, to purge, to ward off

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 さや、 し、 すが、 すみ、 せ、 ちん
Chinese:
qing1
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • puro
  • claro
  • purificar
  • limpiar

Portuguese

  • puro
  • purificar
  • limpar
  • exorcisar
  • Disnastia Manchu

French

  • pur
  • purifier
  • exorciser
  • nettoyer
  • dynastie Mandchoue
440 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
547 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
517 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
509 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2605 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
654 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
692 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
660 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
671 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
754 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1213 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
635 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
384 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
479 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1553 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17695P Morohashi
523 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3205 New Nelson (John Haig)
1539 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1659 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
569 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
346 2001 Kanji
3a8.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3512.7 Four corner code
1-32-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e05 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
ice
Parts:
cool, cold (beer, person), chill
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
667 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冷 【レイ】 refrigerator, cold, cool, cold sake
  • 冷夏 【レイカ】 cool summer, cold summer, cooler-than-normal summer
  • 寒冷 【カンレイ】 cold, coldness, chilliness
  • 空冷 【クウレイ】 air cooling

Kun reading compounds

  • 冷たい 【つめたい】 cold (to the touch), chilly, icy, freezing, (emotionally) cold, coldhearted, unfeeling, indifferent, unfriendly, distant
  • 冷たい暗黒物質 【つめたいあんこくぶっしつ】 cold dark matter
  • 冷える 【ひえる】 to grow cold (from room temperature, e.g. in refrigerator), to get chilly, to cool down
  • 冷や 【ひや】 cold water, cold sake, cold, cool, chilled, unheated
  • 冷やす 【ひやす】 to cool (from room temperature), to chill, to refrigerate, to calm down, to cool off, to regain one's composure, to relax, to be frightened (at), to be scared (of)
  • お冷や 【おひや】 cold (drinking) water, cold boiled rice
  • 冷ややか 【ひややか】 cold, chilly, cool, cold (attitude, stare, etc.), frigid, indifferent, distant, surly, curt, composed, cool, calm
  • 冷やす 【ひやす】 to cool (from room temperature), to chill, to refrigerate, to calm down, to cool off, to regain one's composure, to relax, to be frightened (at), to be scared (of)
  • 冷やかす 【ひやかす】 to banter, to make fun of, to jeer at, to cool, to refrigerate, to window-shop, to look at without buying
  • 冷める 【さめる】 to cool down, to get cold, to cool off (excitement, temper, etc.), to subside, to dampen, to fade, to wane, to be cold (eyes, expression, etc.), to be composed
  • 冷ます 【さます】 to cool (e.g. from a high temperature to room temperature), to let cool, to dampen, to throw a damper on, to spoil

Readings

Chinese:
leng3
Korean:
raeng

Spanish

  • frío
  • enfriar
  • enfriarse
  • helarse
  • helar

Portuguese

  • fresco
  • frio (cerveja
  • pessoa)
  • calafrio

French

  • froid
  • fraîche (bière)
  • froide (personne)
  • refroidir
535 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
634 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
604 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
607 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
642 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
792 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
348 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
349 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
832 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
851 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
662 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
166 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
88 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
57 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
61 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1416 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1622 Morohashi
80 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
419 New Nelson (John Haig)
1404 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1506 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
493 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
344 2001 Kanji
2b5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
3812.7 Four corner code
1-46-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51b7 Unicode hex code