Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
private, I, me
Kun:
わたくしわたし
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N4
242 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 私 【シ】 private affairs, personal matter
  • 私案 【シアン】 private plan, one's own plan
  • 無私 【ムシ】 unselfish, selfless, disinterested
  • 滅私 【メッシ】 selflessness, being unselfish

Kun reading compounds

  • 私 【わたくし】 I, me, personal (affairs, etc.), private, selfishness, partiality, secrecy, confidentiality
  • 私立 【しりつ】 private (establishment)
  • 不肖私 【ふしょうわたくし】 I, me
  • 私 【わたし】 I, me
  • 私たち 【わたしたち】 we, us

Readings

Chinese:
si1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • yo
  • privado
  • secreto

Portuguese

  • particular
  • Eu
  • me

French

  • privé
  • je
  • moi
797 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
887 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
876 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
221 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3265 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
367 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
232 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
637 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
125 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
125 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
72 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1428 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1432 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1030 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
911 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24913 Morohashi
1115 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4124 New Nelson (John Haig)
902 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
968 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
17 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
852 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2271 2001 Kanji
5d2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
2293.0 Four corner code
27-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79c1 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
write
Kun:
か.く-が.き-がき
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 書 【ショ】 book, document, calligraphy (esp. Chinese), penmanship, handwriting, letter, note
  • 書院 【ショイン】 drawing room, study, publishing house, writing alcove
  • 投書 【トウショ】 letter (e.g. of complaint), letter to the editor, letter from a reader, contribution (to a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  • 議定書 【ギテイショ】 protocol

Kun reading compounds

  • 書く 【かく】 to write, to compose, to pen, to draw, to paint

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Chinese:
shu1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • escritura
  • escrito
  • escribir

Portuguese

  • escrever

French

  • écrire
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
70 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
58 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
998 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
333 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14294 Morohashi
2658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2463 New Nelson (John Haig)
327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
121 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1678 2001 Kanji
4c6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5060.1 Four corner code
29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
box, chest, case, bin, railway car
Kun:
はこ
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1357 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 書箱 【ショソウ】 bookcase

Kun reading compounds

  • 箱 【はこ】 box, case, chest, package, pack, crate, car (of a train, etc.), shamisen case, shamisen, public building, community building, man who carries a geisha's shamisen, receptacle for human waste, feces (faeces), counter for boxes (or boxed objects)
  • 箱入り 【はこいり】 cased, boxed, precious, cherished, girl who has been sheltered from the world, one's special talent
  • リサイクル用の箱 【リサイクルようのはこ】 recycling bin, recycling box
  • 契約の箱 【けいやくのはこ】 Ark of the Covenant

Readings

Chinese:
xiang1
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • caja
  • cofre

Portuguese

  • caixa
  • tórax
  • caixa de papelão
  • depósito
  • carro de estrada de ferro

French

  • boîte
  • coffre
  • caisse
  • wagon
390 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1703 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
944 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
935 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
799 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2383 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1091 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1142 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1060 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1486 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3362 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2366 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
951 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26209 Morohashi
2711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4331 New Nelson (John Haig)
942 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1013 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
435 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2379 2001 Kanji
6f9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-9 SKIP code
8896.3 Four corner code
40-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7bb1 Unicode hex code