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

  • 灰色植物門 【カイショクショクブツモン】 Glaucophyta, phylum comprising the glaucophytes (a group of freshwater microscopic algae)
  • 灰色藻 【カイショクソウ】 glaucophyte
  • 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】 volcanic ash

Readings

Chinese:
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
19-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7070 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
iron
Kun:
くろがね
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
672 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鉄 【テツ】 iron (Fe), strong and hard (as iron), railway, railway enthusiast
  • 鉄製 【テッセイ】 made from iron
  • 国鉄 【コクテツ】 national railway (esp. former Japan National Railways)
  • 新日本製鐵 【シンニッポンセイテツ】 Nippon Steel Corporation

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒金 【くろがね】 iron

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 てっ
Chinese:
tie3
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • hierro
  • acero

Portuguese

  • ferro

French

  • fer
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
242 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
976 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1814 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40285 Morohashi
1711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6253 New Nelson (John Haig)
846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
449 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2863 2001 Kanji
8a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
37-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9244 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
radiance, shine, sparkle, gleam, twinkle
Kun:
かがや.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 輝度 【キド】 brightness, clearness, luminance
  • 輝安鉱 【キアンコウ】 stibnite (mineral), antimonite
  • 光輝 【コウキ】 brightness, splendour, splendor
  • 輝輝 【キキ】 brilliance

Kun reading compounds

  • 輝く 【かがやく】 to shine, to glitter, to sparkle
  • 輝く女性 【かがやくじょせい】 women who excel, women in prominent positions

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 さき、 てる、 ひ、 ひかる
Chinese:
hui1
Korean:
hwi

Spanish

  • resplandor
  • destello
  • centelleo
  • resplandecer
  • destellar
  • centellear

Portuguese

  • brilho
  • luzir
  • centelha
  • faiscar
  • piscar

French

  • étincelant
  • étincelle
  • briller
  • scintiller
1132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1205 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1371 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1264 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1800 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1653 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1767 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
777 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1779 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1775 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
308 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38372 Morohashi
1402 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5972 New Nelson (John Haig)
302 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
324 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1807 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1055 2001 Kanji
7c8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
9725.6 Four corner code
21-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f1d Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
stone
Kun:
いし
On:
セキシャクコク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
342 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 石室 【セキシツ】 stone hut, rock chamber, tomb, stone burial chamber
  • 石材 【セキザイ】 (building) stone
  • 一石 【イッセキ】 one game (of go)
  • 投石 【トウセキ】 stone throwing
  • 石神 【シャクジン】 stone which is worshipped, image of a god in stone
  • 石南花 【シャクナゲ】 rhododendron
  • 電磁石 【デンジシャク】 electromagnet
  • 界磁石 【カイジシャク】 field magnet
  • 石 【コク】 koku, traditional unit of volume, approx. 180.4 litres, measure of a Japanese-style boat's loading capacity (approx. 278.26 liters)
  • 石高 【コクダカ】 (crop) yield, stipend (orig. assessed on the basis of a crop), salary
  • 一石 【イッコク】 one koku (measure)

Kun reading compounds

  • 石 【いし】 stone, gem, jewel
  • 石垣 【いしがき】 stone wall
  • 墓石 【ぼせき】 tombstone, gravestone
  • 敷石 【しきいし】 paving stone, pavement

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 いす、 いわ、 し、 せっく、 と
Chinese:
shi2, dan4
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • piedra

Portuguese

  • pedra

French

  • pierre
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
45 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
276 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3176 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
102 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
763 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
172 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
78 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
78 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
102 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1397 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3689 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1884 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2564 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
114 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24024 Morohashi
2971 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3985 New Nelson (John Haig)
113 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
118 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
347 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
44 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3377 2001 Kanji
5a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
1026.0 Four corner code
1060.0 Four corner code
32-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77f3 Unicode hex code