Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
西
Variants:
smoke
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1290 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 煙突 【エントツ】 chimney, smokestack, funnel (of a ship), stovepipe, carrying a passenger without turning on the taximeter
  • 煙草 【タバコ】 tobacco, cigarette, cigaret, cigar, tobacco plant (Nicotiana tabacum)
  • 噴煙 【フンエン】 (eruption of) smoke
  • 黒煙 【コクエン】 black smoke

Kun reading compounds

  • 煙る 【けむる】 to smoke (e.g. fire), to billow smoke, to smoulder, to smolder, to be hazy, to look dim
  • 煙 【けむり】 smoke, fumes
  • 煙草 【たばこ】 tobacco, cigarette, cigaret, cigar, tobacco plant (Nicotiana tabacum)
  • 黒煙 【こくえん】 black smoke
  • 砂煙 【すなけむり】 cloud of sand (dust, etc.)
  • 煙い 【けむい】 smoky

Readings

Japanese names:
たば
Chinese:
yan1
Korean:
yeon, in

Spanish

  • humo
  • humeante
  • fumarolas
  • humear

Portuguese

  • fumaça

French

  • fumée
1027 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1147 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2784 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
914 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
718 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
919 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
941 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1045 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1269 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1294 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
700 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1626 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19203X Morohashi
1021 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1612 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1739 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1645 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4d9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
1-1-12 SKIP code
9181.4 Four corner code
17-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7159 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
jewel, ball
Kun:
たまたま--だま
On:
ギョク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
737 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 玉 【ギョク】 precious stone (esp. jade), egg (sometimes esp. as a sushi topping), stock or security being traded, product being bought or sold, position (in finance, the amount of a security either owned or owed by an investor or dealer), geisha, time charge for a geisha, king (of the junior player)
  • 玉音 【ギョクオン】 the Emperor's voice, beautiful voice, beautiful sound
  • 珠玉 【シュギョク】 gem, jewel, beautiful, accomplished, charming
  • 翠玉 【スイギョク】 emerald, jade

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 卵 【たまご】 eggs, egg, spawn, roe, hen egg, (an expert) in the making, beginning, origin, infancy
  • 埼玉 【さいたま】 Saitama (city)
  • 勾玉 【まがたま】 comma-shaped jewels

Readings

Japanese names:
おう、 だん
Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
og

Spanish

  • joya
  • esfera
  • bola
  • pelota

Portuguese

  • jóia
  • bola
  • gota

French

  • bijoux
  • balle
  • boule
64 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
48 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
102 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
610 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2923 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
103 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
732 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
204 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
295 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
295 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
575 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1313 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4289 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2919 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
262 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20821 Morohashi
3477 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3620 New Nelson (John Haig)
256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
272 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
40 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f0.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1010.3 Four corner code
22-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7389 Unicode hex code