Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
calamity, misfortune, evil, curse
Kun:
わざわい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2010 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 禍根 【カコン】 root of evil, source of evil
  • 禍因 【カイン】 cause of trouble
  • 惨禍 【サンカ】 calamity
  • 災禍 【サイカ】 disaster, accident, calamity, catastrophe

Kun reading compounds

  • 災い 【わざわい】 calamity, catastrophe, misfortune
  • 災い転じて福となす 【わざわいてんじてふくとなす】 to turn misfortune into fortune (esp. through one's own efforts), to turn the potential disaster to one's advantage

Readings

Chinese:
huo4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • calamidad
  • desgracia
  • infortunio

Portuguese

  • calamidade
  • desgraça
  • mal
  • maldição

French

  • calamité
  • malchance
  • mal
  • malédiction
1051 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1753 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3254 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1756 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1581 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1885 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1809 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1948 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1543 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1425 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1304 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
706 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
945 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1300 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24766P Morohashi
1030 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4102 New Nelson (John Haig)
1291 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1386 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1653 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
649 2001 Kanji
4e9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
3722.7 Four corner code
18-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
798d Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
blessing, fortune, luck, wealth
On:
フク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
467 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 福 【フク】 good fortune
  • 福祉 【フクシ】 welfare, well-being, social welfare, social security, social service
  • 大福 【ダイフク】 great fortune, good luck, rice cake stuffed with bean jam
  • 慶福 【ケイフク】 happy event, happiness

Readings

Japanese names:
とし、 とみ、 ふ、 ふき、 ふっ、 ぼく、 よし
Chinese:
fu2
Korean:
bog

Spanish

  • fortuna
  • suerte
  • dicha

Portuguese

  • benção
  • fortuna
  • sorte
  • riqueza

French

  • bénédiction
  • fortune
  • chance
  • richesse
506 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
409 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
386 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
450 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3256 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
629 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
777 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1888 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1379 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1466 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
895 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1427 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1303 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
705 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
944 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1099 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24768P Morohashi
1029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4105 New Nelson (John Haig)
1090 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1171 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
424 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
676 2001 Kanji
4e9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
3126.6 Four corner code
42-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
798f Unicode hex code