Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
bolt of cloth 疋 (⺪)
Parts:
Variants:
alienate, rough, neglect, shun, sparse, penetrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1572 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 疎 【ソ】 sparse, distant (of a relationship), estranged, alienated
  • 疎開 【ソカイ】 dispersal, evacuation, removal, spreading out (troops), deployment
  • 過疎 【カソ】 underpopulation, low population density, depopulation
  • 空疎 【クウソ】 empty (e.g. argument), insubstantial, hollow, fruitless

Kun reading compounds

  • 疎い 【うとい】 distant (from someone), aloof, estranged, knowing little (of), ill-informed (about), ignorant (of), unfamiliar (with), unacquainted (with)
  • 疎む 【うとむ】 to shun, to avoid, to ostracize, to neglect, to distance oneself from, to give the hard shoulder
  • 疎ら 【まばら】 sparse, thin, scattered, straggling, sporadic

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • descuidar
  • desatender
  • rehuir
  • desinteresado
  • descuidado

Portuguese

  • desviar
  • rude
  • negligenciar
  • evitar
  • esparso

French

  • négligence
  • ignorer
  • aliéner
  • éviter
  • grossier
  • clairsemé
  • épars
1509 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3021 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1601 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1542 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1514 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1615 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1346 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
799 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1684 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22002 Morohashi
1178 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3776 New Nelson (John Haig)
1668 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1797 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1568 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3564 2001 Kanji
0a11.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
1-4-7 SKIP code
1519.6 Four corner code
1-33-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
758e Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
water
Kun:
みずみず-
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 水 【スイ】 Wednesday, shaved ice (served with flavored syrup), water (fifth of the five elements)
  • 水位 【スイイ】 water level
  • 用水 【ヨウスイ】 irrigation water, water for fire, city water, cistern water
  • 浄水 【ジョウスイ】 clean water, purified water

Kun reading compounds

  • 水 【みず】 water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water), fluid (esp. in an animal tissue), liquid, flood, floodwaters, water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout, break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
  • 水揚げ 【みずあげ】 landing, unloading (e.g. a ship), catch (of fish), takings, sales (of a shop), defloration (e.g. of a geisha), preservation (of cut flowers, in ikebana)
  • 飲み水 【のみみず】 drinking water, potable water
  • 呼び水 【よびみず】 pump-priming, rousing, stimulation

Readings

Japanese names:
うず、 ずみ、 つ、 ど、 み、 みさ、 みつ、 みな、 みん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • agua

Portuguese

  • água

French

  • eau
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
40 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
144 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2482 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
16 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
68 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
54 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
21 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
19 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
10 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
132 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17083 Morohashi
10 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3030 New Nelson (John Haig)
130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
31 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
3a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
1223.0 Four corner code
1-31-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c34 Unicode hex code