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

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
seacoast, beach, seashore
Kun:
はま
On:
ヒン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
645 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 浜堤 【ヒンテイ】 beach ridge
  • 海浜 【カイヒン】 seashore, seaside, beach
  • 京浜 【ケイヒン】 Tokyo and Yokohama

Kun reading compounds

  • 浜 【はま】 beach, seashore, captured pieces (in the game of go), captured stones, Yokohama, riverbank, riverside
  • 浜辺 【はまべ】 beach, foreshore
  • 白浜 【しらはま】 white sandy beach
  • 揚げ浜 【あげはま】 artificially flooded salt farm above the high-tide mark, captured pieces (in the game of go), captured stones

Readings

Chinese:
bang1
Korean:
bin

Spanish

  • litoral
  • playa
  • zona costera
  • abreviatura de Yokohama

Portuguese

  • praia
  • costa

French

  • plage
  • rivage
1743 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
418 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2567 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
907 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1473 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1070 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
785 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
799 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
911 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1196 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
523 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
320 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
394 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1344 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17462 Morohashi
436 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3152 New Nelson (John Haig)
1332 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1430 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1358 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
361 2001 Kanji
3a7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3218.1 Four corner code
41-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d5c Unicode hex code