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, gold dust, silver dust
  • 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
Chinese:
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
26-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7802 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
boulder, rock, cliff
Kun:
いわ
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
787 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岩盤 【ガンバン】 bedrock
  • 岩石 【ガンセキ】 rock
  • 砂岩 【サガン】 sandstone
  • 石灰岩 【セッカイガン】 limestone

Kun reading compounds

  • 岩 【いわ】 rock, boulder, crag, cliff, anchor
  • 岩間 【いわま】 among rocks
  • 一枚岩 【いちまいいわ】 monolith, large slab of rock
  • 浮岩 【うきいわ】 rock partially submerged in water, rock partially emerging from the water, pumice stone

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • roca

Portuguese

  • rochedo
  • rocha
  • penhedo

French

  • rocher
  • roc
  • falaise
178 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
249 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
744 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1414 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
821 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
487 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
942 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1345 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1428 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
538 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
777 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7985 Morohashi
2235 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 New Nelson (John Haig)
770 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
832 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
156 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1277 2001 Kanji
3o5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2260.1 Four corner code
20-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca9 Unicode hex code