Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
stone
Kun:
いし
On:
セキシャクコク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
342 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 石 【セキ】 counter for jewels in a watch, counter for transistors, diodes, etc. in an electronic product
  • 石炭 【セキタン】 coal
  • 化石 【カセキ】 fossil, petrifaction, petrification, fossilization, fossilisation
  • 落石 【ラクセキ】 falling rocks, fallen rocks
  • 石神 【シャクジン】 stone which is worshipped, image of a god in stone
  • 石南花 【シャクナゲ】 rhododendron
  • 電磁石 【デンジシャク】 electromagnet
  • 界磁石 【カイジシャク】 field magnet
  • 石 【コク】 koku, traditional unit of volume, approx. 180.4 litres, measure of a Japanese-style boat's loading capacity (approx. 278.26 liters)
  • 石高 【コクダカ】 (crop) yield, stipend (orig. assessed on the basis of a crop), salary
  • 一石 【イッコク】 one koku (measure)

Kun reading compounds

  • 石 【いし】 stone, jewel, precious stone, flint (in a lighter), stone (in go), stone (in the bladder, kidney etc.), calculus, rock (in rock-paper-scissors), stone
  • 石炭 【せきたん】 coal
  • 墓石 【ぼせき】 tombstone, gravestone
  • 敷石 【しきいし】 paving stone, pavement

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 いす、 いわ、 し、 せっく、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2, dan4
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • piedra

Portuguese

  • pedra

French

  • pierre
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
45 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
276 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3176 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
102 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
763 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
172 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
78 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
78 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
102 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1397 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3689 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1884 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2564 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
114 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24024 Morohashi
2971 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3985 New Nelson (John Haig)
113 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
118 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
347 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
44 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3377 2001 Kanji
5a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
1026.0 Four corner code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-32-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77f3 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
bow, bow (archery, violin)
Kun:
ゆみ
On:
キュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N1
1802 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弓 【キュウ】 bow (and arrow), unit of distance to an archery target (approx. six feet), unit of distance for land surveying (approx. eight feet)
  • 弓道 【キュウドウ】 kyudo, Japanese archery
  • 洋弓 【ヨウキュウ】 (Western) archery, Western-style bow
  • 鰓弓 【サイキュウ】 branchial arch, gill arch

Kun reading compounds

  • 弓 【ゆみ】 bow (weapon), archery, bow (for a violin, etc.)
  • 弓なり 【ゆみなり】 bow shape, arc, arch, segment (of a circle)
  • 大弓 【だいきゅう】 bow, longbow
  • 上げ弓 【あげゆみ】 up-bow (technique used when playing a string instrument)

Readings

Japanese names:
こ、 ゆ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1
Korean:
gung

Spanish

  • arco

Portuguese

  • arquear
  • arco (arma
  • violino)

French

  • arc
  • archet
107 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
836 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1539 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1560 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1419 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1268 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
95 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
212 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
212 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
592 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
604 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4193 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2869 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1239 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9692 Morohashi
3383 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1678 New Nelson (John Haig)
1231 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1317 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
83 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3552 2001 Kanji
3h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
1720.7 Four corner code
1772.7 Four corner code
1-21-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f13 Unicode hex code