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

Speed

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
  • 白石 【しろいし】 white stone, white (go pieces)

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 か、 はっ
Chinese:
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

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
paper
Kun:
かみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紙 【シ】 newspaper
  • 紙上 【シジョウ】 on paper, in the newspapers, in a letter
  • 原稿用紙 【ゲンコウヨウシ】 Japanese writing paper (lined with a square grid, one square per character), manuscript paper
  • 製紙 【セイシ】 papermaking, paper-making, paper making, paper manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 紙 【かみ】 paper
  • 紙芝居 【かみしばい】 kamishibai, storytelling with pictures, form of Japanese street theater and storytelling (popular from the 1930s to the 1950s)
  • インディア紙 【インディアかみ】 India paper
  • 蝋紙 【ろうかみ】 wax paper

Readings

Chinese:
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • papel
  • periódico

Portuguese

  • Papel

French

  • papier
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
501 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
362 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
236 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
180 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1654 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27293 Morohashi
1302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
456 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2294.0 Four corner code
1-27-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d19 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
re-, return, revert, resume, restore, go backwards
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
890 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 戻入 【レイニュウ】 reversal of monies, funds, commissions
  • 背戻 【ハイレイ】 disobeying, infringing, running counter to
  • 暴戻 【ボウレイ】 tyranny, atrocity, brutality

Kun reading compounds

  • 戻す 【もどす】 to put back, to return, to give back, to restore (to a previous state, e.g. defrosting, reconstituting, reconciling), to turn back (e.g. clock hand), to vomit, to throw up, to recover (of a market price)
  • 戻る 【もどる】 to turn back (e.g. half-way), to return, to go back, to recover (e.g. something lost), to be returned, to rebound, to spring back

Readings

Chinese:
li4
Korean:
ryeo, ryeol

Spanish

  • vuelta
  • regreso
  • devolución
  • volver
  • vomitar
  • regresar
  • devolver

Portuguese

  • re-
  • volta
  • reverter
  • recomeçar
  • restaurar
  • retornar

French

  • revenir
  • re-
  • reprendre
  • restaurer
  • rendre
  • revenir en arrière
1920 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
923 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1818 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1850 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
552 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1238 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1304 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1201 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
842 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2441 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1234 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1699 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1090 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11707X Morohashi
1942 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2051 New Nelson (John Haig)
1081 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1162 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1124 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3063 2001 Kanji
4m3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
3023.4 Four corner code
1-44-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
623b Unicode hex code