Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
sulphur
On:
リュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1867 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 硫化 【リュウカ】 sulfuration, sulphuration
  • 硫安 【リュウアン】 ammonium sulfate
  • 脱硫 【ダツリュウ】 desulfurization, desulphurisation, desulphurization
  • 加硫 【カリュウ】 vulcanizing (rubber)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • azufre abreviatura de ácido sulfúrico

Portuguese

  • enxofre

French

  • soufre
1902 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1500 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3191 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1596 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1571 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1856 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2012 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1551 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1405 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1519 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1096 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
770 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24229 Morohashi
1184 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4006 New Nelson (John Haig)
763 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
825 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1573 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3357 2001 Kanji
5a7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
1061.3 Four corner code
1-46-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
786b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
yellow
Parts:
yellow
Kun:
こ-
On:
コウオウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 黄色 【キイロ】 yellow, amber
  • 紅葉 【コウヨウ】 autumn colours, fall colors, leaves changing color (colour), leaves turning red, red leaves, leaves turning yellow, yellow leaves, (Japanese) maple (Acer japonicum), venison, layered colors in garments, resembling autumn colors
  • 玄黄 【ゲンコウ】 black and yellow silk (offered to gods), heaven and earth
  • 天地玄黄 【テンチゲンコウ】 Heaven is black and earth is yellow, heaven and earth
  • 黄色 【キイロ】 yellow, amber
  • 黄金 【オウゴン】 gold (Au), golden, prosperous, excellent, superb, money (esp. ōban coin), cash
  • 卵黄 【ランオウ】 egg yolk
  • 六フッ化硫黄 【ロクフッカイオウ】 sulfur hexafluoride

Kun reading compounds

  • 黄 【き】 yellow
  • 黄色 【きいろ】 yellow, amber
  • 海気 【かいき】 sea air, sea breeze, ocean and atmosphere, type of yarn-dyed silk goods

Readings

Japanese names:
うい、 れい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huang2
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • amarillo

Portuguese

  • amarelo

French

  • jaune
214 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
133 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
120 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1063 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5399 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
469 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1021 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
780 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
794 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
993 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1939 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3116 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1596 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1766 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47926P Morohashi
2468 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7045 New Nelson (John Haig)
1750 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1887 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
3k8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
4480.6 Four corner code
1-18-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ec4 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
Variants:
island
Kun:
しま
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 島 【トウ】 Island, insula, island, islet
  • 島国 【シマグニ】 island country
  • 孤島 【コトウ】 solitary island, isolated island
  • 列島 【レットウ】 archipelago, chain of islands

Kun reading compounds

  • 島 【しま】 island, one's territory (e.g. of a sex worker, organized crime gang), one's turf
  • 島国 【しまぐに】 island country
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 広島 【ひろしま】 Hiroshima (city, prefecture)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao3
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • isla

Portuguese

  • ilha

French

  • île
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
358 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
173 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
230 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
183 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
455 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
543 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4103 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2081 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1967 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8108 Morohashi
3310 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1476 New Nelson (John Haig)
1948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2098 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
379 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
362 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
3o7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
4-10-4 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
1-37-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cf6 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hand
Kun:
て--てた-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
60 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 手段 【シュダン】 means, way, measure
  • 手術 【シュジュツ】 surgery, operation, procedure, skill with one's hands, sleight of hand
  • 拍手 【ハクシュ】 clapping hands, applause
  • 握手 【アクシュ】 handshake, reconciliation, joining hands, cooperation
  • 交際上手 【コウサイジョウズ】 good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer
  • 処世上手 【ショセイジョウズ】 knowing how to get on in the world, knowing the secret of success in life

Kun reading compounds

  • 手 【て】 hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle, hand, worker, help, trouble, care, effort, means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship, hand, handwriting, kind, type, sort, one's hands, one's possession, ability to cope, hand (of cards), direction, move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • 手紙 【てがみ】 letter, missive, note, mail
  • 結婚相手 【けっこんあいて】 marriage partner, spouse, wife-to-be, husband-to-be, future spouse, fiancée, fiancé
  • 攻め手 【せめて】 offense, offence, method of attack

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • mano

Portuguese

  • mão

French

  • main
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
32 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
42 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1827 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
37 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
54 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
118 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
57 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11768 Morohashi
3456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 New Nelson (John Haig)
637 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
30 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
3c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2050.0 Four corner code
1-28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
paper
Kun:
かみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紙 【シ】 newspaper
  • 紙幣 【シヘイ】 paper money, note, bill
  • 表紙 【ヒョウシ】 cover (of a book, magazine, etc.), binding, to appear on the cover of a magazine
  • 製紙 【セイシ】 papermaking, paper manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 紙 【かみ】 paper
  • 紙くず 【かみくず】 wastepaper, scrap of paper, paper scraps
  • インディア紙 【インディアかみ】 India paper
  • 頸上 【くびかみ】 neckband, round upright collar (on some traditional Japanese clothing)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • papel
  • periódico

Portuguese

  • Papel

French

  • papier
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
501 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
362 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
236 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
180 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1654 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27293 Morohashi
1302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
456 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2294.0 Four corner code
1-27-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d19 Unicode hex code