Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
sand
Kun:
すな
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1146 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 砂漠 【サバク】 desert
  • 砂糖 【サトウ】 sugar
  • 土砂 【ドシャ】 sediment, earth and sand
  • 流砂 【リュウシャ】 quicksand
  • 砂岩 【サガン】 sandstone
  • 砂丘 【サキュウ】 sand dune, sand hill
  • 土砂 【ドシャ】 sediment, earth and sand
  • 流砂 【リュウシャ】 quicksand

Kun reading compounds

  • 砂 【すな】 sand, grit
  • 砂浜 【すなはま】 sandy beach
  • 鳴き砂 【なきすな】 singing sand (which produces sound when stepped on), whistling sand, squeaking sand, barking sand
  • 猫砂 【ねこすな】 cat litter, kitty litter

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 ご
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sha1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • arena
  • gravilla

Portuguese

  • Areia

French

  • sable
879 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
869 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1031 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3181 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1127 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
764 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
876 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1151 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1152 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1399 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1457 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
118 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24046 Morohashi
1133 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3992 New Nelson (John Haig)
117 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
122 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
882 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3360 2001 Kanji
5a4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1962.0 Four corner code
1-26-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7802 Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塵 【ジン】 defilement, impurity, affliction, object (perceived with the mind or the senses), one billionth
  • 塵埃 【ジンアイ】 dust, dirt, dreary world, petty affairs of everyday life
  • 灰塵 【カイジン】 ashes and dust
  • 細塵 【サイジン】 fine dust

Kun reading compounds

  • 塵 【ちり】 dust, trash, garbage, rubbish, dirt, negligible amount, tiny bit, hustle and bustle (of life), worldly cares, impurities of the world, ritual gestures indicating that a fight will be clean
  • ちり紙 【ちりがみ】 tissue paper, toilet paper
  • 塵 【ごみ】 rubbish, trash, garbage, refuse
  • ゴミ箱 【ゴミばこ】 garbage can, rubbish bin, trash can, dustbin
  • 粗大ごみ 【そだいごみ】 large-size refuse (e.g. furniture, electrical goods), oversized garbage, bulky rubbish, useless man about the house, husband who is retired and considered a nuisance
  • 家庭ごみ 【かていごみ】 household garbage, household trash, household refuse

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chen2
Korean:
jin

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5376 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2429 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3922 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5388 Morohashi
1087 New Nelson (John Haig)
2838 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2853 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3q11.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-11 SKIP code
0021.4 Four corner code
1-31-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5875 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
storm, tempest
Kun:
あらし
On:
ラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1910 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 嵐気 【ランキ】 mountain mist, mountain air
  • 青嵐 【アオアラシ】 wind blowing through fresh verdure, mountain air
  • 翠嵐 【スイラン】 the sense of being engulfed in a green, mountainous atmosphere

Kun reading compounds

  • 嵐 【あらし】 storm, tempest, uproar, hullabaloo, storm (e.g. of protest), winds (e.g. of change)
  • 嵐の大洋 【あらしのたいよう】 Oceanus Procellarum (lunar mare), Ocean of Storms
  • 青嵐 【あおあらし】 wind blowing through fresh verdure, mountain air
  • 太陽嵐 【たいようあらし】 solar storm

Readings

Japanese names:
ぞれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lan2
Korean:
ram

Spanish

  • tormenta
  • tempestad
  • aire fresco de montaña

Portuguese

French

  • tempête
1578 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1431 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1902 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2000 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2055 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2065 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2898 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1491 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2012 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
784 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8289 Morohashi
2314 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1496 New Nelson (John Haig)
777 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
839 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3o9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2221.7 Four corner code
1-45-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5d50 Unicode hex code