Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
charcoal, coal
Kun:
すみ
On:
タン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1307 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 炭素 【タンソ】 carbon (C)
  • 炭鉱 【タンコウ】 coal mine, (coal) pit, colliery, coal-mine shaft
  • 木炭 【モクタン】 charcoal
  • 活性炭 【カッセイタン】 activated charcoal, activated carbon

Kun reading compounds

  • 炭 【すみ】 charcoal, charred remains
  • 炭火 【すみび】 charcoal fire
  • 正炭 【しょうすみ】 first adding of charcoal to the fire (tea ceremony)
  • 竹炭 【たけすみ】 bamboo charcoal

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tan4
Korean:
tan

Spanish

  • carbón vegetal
  • carbón

Portuguese

  • carvão

French

  • charbon de bois
  • charbon
274 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
361 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
341 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1007 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1418 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
842 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
713 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1186 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1344 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1427 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
875 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1267 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2806 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
778 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18953 Morohashi
2257 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3413 New Nelson (John Haig)
771 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
833 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
337 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
3o6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
2228.9 Four corner code
1-35-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70ad Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
wine, alcohol
Parts:
acid, bitterness, sour, tart
Kun:
す.い
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1218 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 酸 【サン】 acid, sourness, sour taste
  • 酸化 【サンカ】 oxidation, oxidization
  • 炭酸 【タンサン】 carbonic acid, carbonated water, baking soda, sodium carbonate
  • アミノ酸 【アミノサン】 amino acid

Kun reading compounds

  • 酸い 【すい】 sour, acid
  • 酸葉 【すいば】 sorrel (Rumex acetosa), Common sorrel, garden sorrel, spinach dock

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • ácido
  • agrio

Portuguese

  • ácido
  • amargo
  • azedo
  • picante

French

  • acide
  • aigre
  • amer
  • sur (goût)
618 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
715 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
689 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1027 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4789 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
819 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1838 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
516 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
525 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1420 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1797 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1968 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1049 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1449 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39871 Morohashi
1563 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6177 New Nelson (John Haig)
1437 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1545 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
791 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
7e7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
1364.7 Four corner code
1-27-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9178 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
lead
Kun:
なまり
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1710 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鉛筆 【エンピツ】 pencil
  • 鉛管 【エンカン】 lead pipe
  • 黒鉛 【コクエン】 graphite
  • 硫化亜鉛 【リュウカアエン】 zinc sulfide (ZnS) (sulphide)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鉛 【なまり】 lead (Pb)
  • 鉛色 【なまりいろ】 lead colour, lead color
  • アジ化鉛 【アジかなまり】 lead azide
  • 酢酸鉛 【さくさんなまり】 lead acetate (i.e. plumbic acetate, plumbous acetate)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian1, yan2
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • plomo

Portuguese

  • primazia

French

  • plomb
1029 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1681 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4842 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1109 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1944 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1606 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1713 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1339 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1812 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2143 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1122 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1523 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
802 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40310 Morohashi
1707 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6251 New Nelson (John Haig)
794 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
857 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1680 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
8a5.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8816.0 Four corner code
1-17-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
925b Unicode hex code