Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
ashes, puckery juice, cremate
Kun:
はい
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1717 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 灰色 【ハイイロ】 grey, gray, ashen
  • 灰色植物門 【カイショクショクブツモン】 Glaucophyta (phylum of freshwater microscopic algae)
  • 石灰 【セッカイ】 lime, quicklime, caustic lime
  • 生石灰 【セイセッカイ】 quick lime

Kun reading compounds

  • 灰 【はい】 ash, ashes
  • 灰色 【はいいろ】 grey, gray, ashen
  • 死の灰 【しのはい】 lethal radioactive fallout, atomic dust
  • 降灰 【こうかい】 fall of (volcanic) ash, falling ash

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui1
Korean:
hoe

Spanish

  • ceniza
  • cremar

Portuguese

  • cinzas
  • suco adstringente
  • cremar

French

  • cendre
  • lessive
  • incinéré
834 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
818 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1788 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
820 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1325 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
712 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
302 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1343 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1426 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
874 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1261 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3699 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1892 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2573 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
170 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18859 Morohashi
2979 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3396 New Nelson (John Haig)
168 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
180 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
840 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3362 2001 Kanji
2p4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
7128.9 Four corner code
1-19-05 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7070 Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 塵 【ジン】 defilement, impurity, affliction, object (perceived with the mind or the senses), one billionth
  • 塵埃 【ジンアイ】 dust, dirt, dreary world, petty affairs of everyday life
  • 灰塵 【カイジン】 ashes and dust
  • 細塵 【サイジン】 fine dust

Kun reading compounds

  • 塵 【ちり】 dust, trash, garbage, rubbish, dirt, negligible amount, tiny bit, hustle and bustle (of life), worldly cares, impurities of the world, ritual gestures indicating that a fight will be clean
  • ちり紙 【ちりがみ】 tissue paper, toilet paper
  • 塵 【ごみ】 rubbish, trash, garbage, refuse
  • ゴミ箱 【ゴミばこ】 garbage can, rubbish bin, trash can, dustbin
  • 粗大ごみ 【そだいごみ】 large-size refuse (e.g. furniture, electrical goods), oversized garbage, bulky rubbish, useless man about the house, husband who is retired and considered a nuisance
  • 家庭ごみ 【かていごみ】 household garbage, household trash, household refuse

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chen2
Korean:
jin

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5376 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2429 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3922 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5388 Morohashi
1087 New Nelson (John Haig)
2838 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2853 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3q11.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-11 SKIP code
0021.4 Four corner code
1-31-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5875 Unicode hex code