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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  • 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

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  • 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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  • 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

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, astrological sign, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 衛星 【エイセイ】 (natural) satellite, moon, (artificial) satellite
  • 恒星 【コウセイ】 star
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
article, clause, counter for articles, clauses, paragraphs, etc., twig, item, stripe, streak
Kun:
えだすじ
On:
ジョウチョウデキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
363 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 条 【ジョウ】 article (in document), provision, stripe, streak, line, although, though, since, as, because, inasmuch as
  • 条件 【ジョウケン】 condition, term, requirement, qualification, prerequisite
  • 発条 【バネ】 spring, spring (in one's legs), bounce, springboard, impetus
  • 一条 【イチジョウ】 one line, one streak, one stripe, one ray (of light), one wisp (of smoke), one item (in an itemized form), one clause, one passage (in a book), one matter (affair, event, case, incident)

Kun reading compounds

  • 筋 【すじ】 muscle, tendon, sinew, vein, artery, fiber, fibre, string, line, stripe, streak, reason, logic, plot, storyline, lineage, descent, school (e.g. of scholarship or arts), aptitude, talent, source (of information, etc.), circle, channel, well-informed person (in a transaction), logical move (in go, shogi, etc.), ninth vertical line, seam on a helmet, gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.), social position, status, on (a river, road, etc.), along, counter for long thin things, counter for roads or blocks when giving directions, (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)
  • 条海豚 【すじいるか】 striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)
  • 一筋 【ひとすじ】 one line, one stretch (e.g. of road), one strand (e.g. of hair), one beam (e.g. of light), one ray, one length (e.g. of rope), earnest, resolute, intent, devoted, single-minded, one bloodline, one clan, ordinary, common

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tiao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • artículo
  • cláusula
  • tratado

Portuguese

  • artigo
  • cláusula
  • item
  • listra
  • camada

French

  • article
  • clause
  • bande
  • rai (lumière)
  • filet (fumée)
  • brindille
  • petite chose longue
817 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
738 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
716 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
391 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1164 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
452 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
621 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
457 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
564 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
573 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
750 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1050 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2726 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1395 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
304 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14486 Morohashi
2200 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2563 New Nelson (John Haig)
298 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
319 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
213 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
671 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2564 2001 Kanji
4i4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
2790.4 Four corner code
1-30-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6761 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
national flag, banner, standard
Kun:
はた
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 旗色 【ハタイロ】 situation, outlook, one's allegiance, affiliation, position
  • 旗艦 【キカン】 flagship
  • 日章旗 【ニッショウキ】 the Japanese (rising sun) flag
  • 校旗 【コウキ】 school flag

Kun reading compounds

  • 旗 【はた】 flag, pataka (banner), banner (administrative division of Inner Mongolia)
  • 旗印 【はたじるし】 design (on a banner), emblem (on a flag), insignia, banner (e.g. of democracy), slogan, cause, objective
  • 白旗 【しらはた】 white flag, truce flag, surrender flag
  • 大会旗 【たいかいはた】 tournament flag

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi2
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • bandera nacional
  • estandarte
  • bandera

Portuguese

  • bandeira nacional
  • bandeira
  • padrão

French

  • drapeau
  • bannière
  • étendard
371 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
474 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
451 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1174 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2093 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
601 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1401 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2093 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1006 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1043 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1528 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
962 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1321 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
958 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1780 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13687 Morohashi
1047 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2402 New Nelson (John Haig)
1764 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1901 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
615 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
461 2001 Kanji
4h10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
0828.1 Four corner code
1-20-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65d7 Unicode hex code