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
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

14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
silver
Kun:
しろがね
On:
ギン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
395 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 銀 【ギン】 silver (Ag), silver coin, money, silver medal, silver colour, silver color, bank, silver general
  • 銀色 【ギンイロ】 silver (color, colour)
  • 世銀 【セギン】 World Bank
  • 水銀 【スイギン】 mercury (Hg)

Kun reading compounds

  • 銀 【ぎん】 silver (Ag), silver coin, money, silver medal, silver colour, silver color, bank, silver general
  • 銀鯵 【しろがねあじ】 lookdown (Selene vomer)

Readings

Japanese names:
うん、 かな、 かね
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin2
Korean:
eun

Spanish

  • plata

Portuguese

  • prata

French

  • argent
196 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
281 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
263 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
264 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
379 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
268 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
313 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
313 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1817 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2156 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40355 Morohashi
1722 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6268 New Nelson (John Haig)
1459 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1569 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
427 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8713.2 Four corner code
1-22-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9280 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
ward, district
On:
オウコウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
137 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 区 【ク】 ward, borough, city (in Tokyo), district (e.g. electoral), section, zone (e.g. postal)
  • 区域 【クイキ】 limits, boundary, domain, zone, sphere, territory, area (e.g. in programming languages)
  • 学区 【ガック】 school district, school area
  • 鉱区 【コウク】 mining area, mine lot

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu1, ou1
Korean:
gu, u

Spanish

  • barrio
  • distrito
  • sección

Portuguese

  • waº
  • distrito

French

  • circonscription
  • arrondissement
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
282 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
465 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
67 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
757 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
131 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
183 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
548 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
233 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3681 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2674 Morohashi
2963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1696 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1831 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7171.4 Four corner code
1-22-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533a Unicode hex code