Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
skin
Parts:
pelt, skin, hide, leather, skin radical (no. 107)
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1092 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 皮膚 【ヒフ】 skin
  • 皮肉 【ヒニク】 irony, sarcasm, cynicism, satire, unexpected, different from what one expected, not as one had planned, (only) surface, something superficial, skin and bone, body
  • 表皮 【ヒョウヒ】 epidermis, cuticle, bark, epidermis, facade
  • 上皮 【ウワカワ】 outer layer (e.g. of skin), cuticle, epidermis, bark, rind, crust, film (on the surface of a liquid), scum, epithelium

Kun reading compounds

  • 皮 【かわ】 skin, hide, pelt, fur, rind, peel, husk, bark, shell, sheath, wrapping, mask (hiding one's true nature), seeming
  • 皮切り 【かわきり】 beginning, start
  • 一皮 【ひとかわ】 unmasking
  • 薄皮 【うすかわ】 thin skin

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pi2
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • pellejo
  • piel
  • cuero
  • pelaje

Portuguese

  • pelego
  • pele
  • esconder
  • couro

French

  • peau
  • cuir
  • fourrure
  • radical peau (no. 107)
307 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
396 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
374 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
939 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3109 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
863 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
755 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
975 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1008 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1144 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1367 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3771 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1923 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
810 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22823 Morohashi
3037 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3878 New Nelson (John Haig)
802 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
865 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
258 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1667 2001 Kanji
2h3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
4024.7 Four corner code
1-40-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ae Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
skin, body, grain, texture, disposition
Kun:
はだ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1679 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 皮膚 【ヒフ】 skin
  • 肌膚 【キフ】 skin

Kun reading compounds

  • 肌 【はだ】 skin, body (in the context of intimate bodily contact), surface, grain (e.g. of wood), texture, disposition, temperament, character, type
  • 肌着 【はだぎ】 underwear, underclothes, lingerie, chemise, singlet
  • 山肌 【やまはだ】 mountain's surface, bare surface of a mountain
  • 地肌 【じはだ】 texture, grain, one's skin (lacking makeup, etc.), natural skin, bare skin, scalp, surface of the earth, bare ground, surface of a sword blade

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu1
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • piel
  • cutis
  • textura

Portuguese

  • pele
  • corpo
  • grão
  • textura
  • disposição

French

  • peau
  • corps
  • grain
  • texture
  • disposition
1757 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1818 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1800 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
853 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1269 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1343 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1742 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1020 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4049 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2056 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2788 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2011 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29829 Morohashi
3265 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4867 New Nelson (John Haig)
1992 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2147 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1774 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
2m13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-11 SKIP code
2122.7 Four corner code
1-41-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
819a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
inflammation, flame, blaze
Kun:
ほのお
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1242 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 炎 【エン】 -itis (indicating an inflammatory disease)
  • 炎症 【エンショウ】 inflammation, irritation
  • 結膜炎 【ケツマクエン】 conjunctivitis
  • 脳炎 【ノウエン】 brain inflammation, encephalitis, cerebritis

Kun reading compounds

  • 炎 【ほのお】 flame, blaze, flames (of intense emotion, e.g. love, jealousy, anger), passion
  • 炎検出器 【ほのおけんしゅつき】 flame detector
  • 瞋恚の炎 【しんいのほのお】 intense antipathy (like a blazing fire), flames of rage
  • 嫉妬の炎 【しっとのほのお】 flames of jealousy

Readings

Japanese names:
ぬく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • quemar
  • llamarada
  • inflamación
  • flama

Portuguese

  • inflamação
  • chama
  • fogo

French

  • inflammation
  • flamme
  • incendie
1024 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1231 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2751 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1727 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1513 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
697 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1336 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1419 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1803 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1264 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3075 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2145 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18910 Morohashi
2420 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3404 New Nelson (John Haig)
162 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
174 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1207 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1162 2001 Kanji
4d4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
9080.9 Four corner code
1-17-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
708e Unicode hex code