Jisho

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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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 火 【カ】 Tuesday, fire (second of the five elements)
  • 火炎瓶 【カエンビン】 Molotov cocktail
  • 発火 【ハッカ】 ignition, catching fire, firing (e.g. gun), discharging
  • 小火 【ボヤ】 small fire

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

Chinese:
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
18-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
706b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
forces, energy, military strength
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
260 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勢 【セイ】 energy, military strength
  • 勢力 【セイリョク】 influence, power, might, strength, potency, force, energy
  • 国勢 【コクセイ】 state of a country (population, resources, etc.), condition of a country, strength of a country
  • 党勢 【トウセイ】 strength of a party
  • 勢 【ゼイ】 group engaged in some activity (players, companies, forces, etc.)
  • 同勢 【ドウゼイ】 party, company
  • 猛勢 【モウセイ】 great strength, courageous army, valiant troops

Kun reading compounds

  • 勢い 【いきおい】 force, vigor, vigour, energy, spirit, life, influence, authority, power, might, impetus, momentum, course (of events), naturally, necessarily
  • 勢い余る 【いきおいあまる】 to have excess momentum (from going too fast, using too much force, etc.), to get carried away, to go overboard, to overdo (something)
  • 弾み 【はずみ】 bounce, spring, rebound, momentum, impetus, impulse, stimulus, inertia, moment, instant, impulse, chance
  • 弾車 【はずみぐるま】 flywheel

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • fuerza
  • poder
  • influencia
  • vigor

Portuguese

  • forças
  • energia
  • vigor militar

French

  • vigueur
  • forces
  • énergie
  • puissance militaire
441 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
747 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
518 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
365 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
735 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
299 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
375 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2039 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
646 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
656 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
865 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
227 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3542 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1829 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2487 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1529 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2422 Morohashi
2857 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
558 New Nelson (John Haig)
1515 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1633 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
293 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
779 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1445 2001 Kanji
2g11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-2 SKIP code
4442.7 Four corner code
4542.7 Four corner code
32-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52e2 Unicode hex code