Jisho

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

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 白 【ハク】 white, striped mullet fry (Mugil cephalus), speech, one's lines, white dragon tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of white dragon tiles, white person, Caucasian, Belgium
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson
  • 漂白 【ヒョウハク】 blanching, bleaching
  • 太白 【タイハク】 Venus (planet), thick silk thread, refined sugar, white rice jelly, variety of sweet potato
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson
  • 白夜 【ビャクヤ】 night under the midnight sun, white night (at extreme latitudes), night during which the sun doesn't set
  • 敬白 【ケイハク】 Yours Sincerely

Kun reading compounds

  • 白 【しろ】 white, innocence, innocent person, blank space, white go stone, white dragon tile, skewered grilled pig intestine
  • 白い 【しろい】 white
  • 面白 【おもしろ】 amusing, funny, interesting
  • 蘿蔔 【すずしろ】 daikon (variety of large white Oriental radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus) (primarily used in context of the seven spring herbs)
  • 白い 【しろい】 white
  • 白色 【しろいろ】 white

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 か、 はっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bai2
Korean:
baeg, bae

Spanish

  • blanco

Portuguese

  • branco

French

  • blanc
37 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
65 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
266 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3095 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
79 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
73 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
205 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
205 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1362 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4305 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2929 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
37 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22678 Morohashi
3493 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3863 New Nelson (John Haig)
37 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
37 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
242 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
46 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
878 2001 Kanji
4c1.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2600.0 Four corner code
1-39-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767d Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
Japanese cypress
Kun:
ひのき
On:
カイ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2090 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Kun reading compounds

  • 檜 【ひのき】 hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa), Japanese cypress
  • 桧笠 【ひのきがさ】 conical hat
  • 檜 【ひのき】 hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa), Japanese cypress
  • 檜扇 【ひおうぎ】 formal folding fan made of hinoki cypress, blackberry lily (Belamcanda Chinensis), leopard lily, leopard flower
  • 唐檜 【とうひ】 spruce tree (esp. Picea jezoensis hondoensis, a variety of Ezo spruce)
  • 欧州唐檜 【おうしゅうとうひ】 Norway spruce (Picea abies)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gui4, hui4, kuai4
Korean:
hoe, gwal

Spanish

  • ciprés japonés

Portuguese

French

2388 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2624 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1387 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1005 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
15676 Morohashi
2894 New Nelson (John Haig)
2964 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2969 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4a13.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-13 SKIP code
4893.1 Four corner code
1-59-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a9c Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 曾 【ヒイ】 great (i.e. great-grandson, great-grandmother)
  • ひ孫 【ヒマゴ】 great-grandchild
  • 曾 【ヒイ】 great (i.e. great-grandson, great-grandmother)
  • ひ孫 【ヒマゴ】 great-grandchild
  • 白檜曽 【シラビソ】 Veitch's silver fir (Abies veitchii)
  • 大白檜曽 【オオシラビソ】 Maries' fir (Abies mariesii)
  • 曾遊 【ソウユウ】 former visit

Kun reading compounds

  • 嘗て 【かつて】 once, before, formerly, ever, former, ex-, never yet, never before, first time, still not happened
  • 嘗て 【かつて】 once, before, formerly, ever, former, ex-, never yet, never before, first time, still not happened

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ceng2, zeng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

Portuguese

French

604 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1794 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1450 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2642 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
14299 Morohashi
2483 New Nelson (John Haig)
2o9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
8060.6 Four corner code
1-33-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66fe Unicode hex code