Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
concentrated, thick, dark, undiluted
Kun:
こ.い
On:
ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 濃 【ノウ】 dark (color), concentrated, thick
  • 濃厚 【ノウコウ】 rich (in flavor, color, smell, etc.), thick, dense, strong, very likely, highly possible, passionate, hot

Kun reading compounds

  • 濃い 【こい】 deep (colour), dark, strong (flavour, smell, etc.), thick (consistency), dense, strong (possibility, etc.), thick (i.e. "as thick as thieves"), close, deep (love, etc.)
  • 濃い口 【こいくち】 rich (taste), dark-coloured, thick, heavy, dark soy sauce

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nong2
Korean:
nong

Spanish

  • concentrado
  • espeso
  • tupido
  • oscuro
  • profundo

Portuguese

  • concentrado
  • grosso
  • espesso
  • não diluído

French

  • concentré
  • non dilué
  • épais
  • sombre
1681 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1185 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2711 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1503 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
709 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2612 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
957 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
987 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
627 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1256 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
956 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
535 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
697 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2034 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18442 Morohashi
777 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3349 New Nelson (John Haig)
2015 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2171 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1837 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
365 2001 Kanji
3a13.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
3513.2 Four corner code
1-39-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6fc3 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
909 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 縮 【シュク】 wearing armour (armor), counter for suits of armour
  • 縮小 【シュクショウ】 reduction, curtailment, cut, cutback, scaling down
  • 凝縮 【ギョウシュク】 condensation (of ideas, emotions, etc.), condensation (of a vapour or gas)
  • 濃縮 【ノウシュク】 concentration (e.g. of a solution), enrichment, condensation

Kun reading compounds

  • 縮む 【ちぢむ】 to shrink, to contract, to diminish (in size)
  • 縮まる 【ちぢまる】 to shorten, to narrow, to close, to shrink
  • 縮める 【ちぢめる】 to shorten, to reduce, to condense, to shrink, to crumple (fabric), to wrinkle, to make (one's body) smaller, to draw in (one's legs), to duck (one's head)
  • 縮れる 【ちぢれる】 to be wavy, to be curled, to be frizzled
  • 縮らす 【ちぢらす】 to curl, to crimp

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo1, su4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acortar
  • reducir
  • restringir
  • encoger
  • contraerse
  • estar rizado
  • rizar

Portuguese

  • encolher
  • contrair
  • enrugar
  • ruga
  • reduzir

French

  • rétrécir
  • contracter
  • raccourcir
  • friser
  • réduire
904 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
893 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
924 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1142 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1646 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2813 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1110 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
884 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1558 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1348 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27815 Morohashi
1414 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1336 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1434 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
999 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a11.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-11 SKIP code
2396.1 Four corner code
1-29-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e2e Unicode hex code