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
  • 白色 【しろいろ】 white

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

13 strokes (also 12)
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
lotus
Kun:
はすはちす
On:
レン
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1839 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蓮華 【レンゲ】 lotus flower, Chinese milk vetch (Astragalus sinicus), china spoon, lotus-shaped pedestal for a gravestone
  • 蓮角 【レンカク】 jacana (esp. the pheasant-tailed jacana, Hydrophasianus chirurgus), lily-trotter
  • 睡蓮 【スイレン】 water lily (any plant of genus Nymphaea), pygmy waterlily (Nymphaea tetragona)
  • 木蓮 【モクレン】 lily magnolia (Magnolia quinquepeta, Magnolia liliiflora)

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓮 【はす】 sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), Indian lotus, lotus, rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
  • 蓮池 【はすいけ】 lotus pond
  • 蓮 【はす】 sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), Indian lotus, lotus, rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
  • 蓮の蔤 【はちすのはい】 lotus root
  • 木蓮 【きはちす】 rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

Readings

Chinese:
lian2
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

  • loto

Portuguese

French

4731 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2197 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2227 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2940 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1511 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31722 Morohashi
5105 New Nelson (John Haig)
2360 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2446 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k10.31 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
4430.4 Four corner code
1-47-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84ee Unicode hex code