Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
29 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生育 【セイイク】 birth and growth, giving birth and raising, development, breeding
  • 回生 【カイセイ】 resurrection, resuscitation, regeneration, university student in ... year
  • 公衆衛生 【コウシュウエイセイ】 sanitation, public health
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生家 【セイカ】 house where one was born, parents' house
  • 転生 【テンセイ】 transmigration of souls, reincarnation
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, barbarous, callous, brutal, cruel, heartless

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, dough, batter, inherent quality, one's true character, one's true colours, unglazed pottery, skin with no make-up, uncoated metal
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (sex), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, blank (e.g. disk), unused, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, insufficient, incomplete, half-baked, half-hearted, perfunctory, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現生 【げんなま】 real money, cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Chinese:
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
slip out, extract, pull out, pilfer, quote, remove, omit
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
726 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 抜群 【バツグン】 outstanding, excellent, exceptional, surpassing, extraordinary, distinguished, preeminence, distinction, extraordinariness
  • 抜山蓋世 【バツザンガイセイ】 great strength and energy (of a mighty hero), Herculean strength and vitality
  • 卓抜 【タクバツ】 excellence, superiority, preeminence, prevalence
  • 警抜 【ケイバツ】 scintillating, extraordinarily excellent

Kun reading compounds

  • 抜く 【ぬく】 to pull out, to draw out, to extract, to unplug, to weed, to omit, to leave out, to go without, to skip, to do to the end, to carry through, to let out (e.g. air from a tyre), to drain (e.g. water from a bath), to empty, to pick out, to choose, to select, to extract, to pilfer, to steal, to remove, to get rid of, to take out, to pass, to overtake, to outstrip, to get ahead of, to pierce, to break through, to go through, to cut out (a shape), to create (a pattern) by dying the surrounding area, to seize, to capture, to reduce, to scoop (a story), to take out (an opponent's stones; in go), to masturbate (of a male), to ejaculate (while masturbating), to take (a photo), to record (video)
  • 抜くべからざる 【ぬくべからざる】 deep-rooted (suspicion, etc.)
  • 抜き 【ぬき】 leaving out, omitting, skipping, dispensing with, (beating) in succession, in a row
  • 抜き打ち 【ぬきうち】 drawing a katana and attacking in the same stroke, doing something suddenly, without warning
  • 手抜き 【てぬき】 omitting crucial steps, cutting corners, skimping, intentional negligence, tenuki, taking the initiative by ignoring the opponent's last move and playing somewhere else (in go)
  • 栓抜き 【せんぬき】 bottle opener, corkscrew
  • 抜ける 【ぬける】 to come out, to fall out, to be omitted, to be missing, to escape, to come loose, to fade, to discolour, to wear a hole (e.g. clothes), to leave (e.g. a meeting), to be clear, to be transparent (e.g. of the sky), to be stupid, to be absentminded, to be careless, to be inattentive, to exit (a program loop), to go through, to pass through, to give way, to collapse
  • 抜かす 【ぬかす】 to omit, to leave out, to skip, to overtake, to pass, to say, to speak
  • 抜かる 【ぬかる】 to make a mistake

Readings

Japanese names:
ぬき
Chinese:
ba2
Korean:
bal, pae

Spanish

  • omitir
  • echar
  • extraer
  • tirar
  • quitar
  • sacar

Portuguese

  • deslizar
  • extrato
  • arrancar
  • furtar
  • citação
  • remover
  • omitir

French

  • arracher
  • extraire
  • chaparder
  • enlever
  • omettre
  • faire une erreur
1708 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
684 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1854 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1525 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
561 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
384 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1713 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1830 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
769 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
864 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
290 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
219 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11901P Morohashi
246 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2093 New Nelson (John Haig)
705 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
761 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1129 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c4.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5404.7 Four corner code
40-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
629c Unicode hex code