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

Speed

Stroke order

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
  • 灰皿 【はいざら】 ashtray
  • 死の灰 【しのはい】 lethal radioactive fallout, atomic dust
  • 降灰 【こうかい】 volcanic 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
1-19-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7070 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
green
Kun:
みどり
On:
リョクロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1180 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 緑茶 【リョクチャ】 green tea, Japanese tea
  • 緑色 【ミドリイロ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 新緑 【シンリョク】 fresh verdure, new green leaves
  • 常緑 【ジョウリョク】 evergreen
  • 緑青 【ロクショウ】 verdigris, green rust, copper rust
  • 四緑 【シロク】 fourth of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Jupiter and south-east)

Kun reading compounds

  • 緑 【みどり】 green, greenery (esp. fresh verdure)
  • 緑色 【みどりいろ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 黄緑 【きみどり】 pea green, yellow-green
  • 青緑 【あおみどり】 blue-green, turquoise, aqua, spirogyra, algae forming pond scum

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu:4
Korean:
rog

Spanish

  • verde
  • verdor

Portuguese

  • Verde

French

  • vert
532 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
435 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
412 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3564 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
876 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
824 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2535 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
537 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
546 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
731 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1546 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1741 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1259 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1383 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27541P Morohashi
1377 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4528 New Nelson (John Haig)
1371 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1471 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
430 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2742 2001 Kanji
6a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2793.2 Four corner code
1-46-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dd1 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 脚色 【キャクショク】 dramatization (e.g. of a novel), dramatisation, adaptation (for the stage or screen), embellishment (of the facts), exaggeration, dramatization, embroidery
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 gold (colour, color)
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, complexion, skin colour, skin color, look (on one's face), expression, appearance, air, feeling, personality, character, tone (of one's voice, etc.), tune, sound, ring, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, paramour, beauty, sexiness, physical appeal, kind, type, variety
  • 色々 【いろいろ】 various, all sorts of, variety of, various colors (colours)
  • 金色 【きんいろ】 gold (colour, color)
  • 七色 【なないろ】 seven colours (of the rainbow), prismatic colors, blend of seven spices (cayenne, sesame, Japanese pepper, citrus peel, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
1-31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code