Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
species, kind, class, variety, seed
Kun:
たね-ぐさ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
461 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 種 【シュ】 kind, variety, (biological) species, (logical) species
  • 種子 【シュシ】 seed, pit
  • 職種 【ショクシュ】 type of occupation, occupational category
  • 業種 【ギョウシュ】 type of industry

Kun reading compounds

  • 種 【たね】 seed (e.g. of a plant), pip, kind, variety, quality, tone, material (e.g. for an article), matter (e.g. of a story), subject, theme, (news) copy, ingredient, leaven (bread), main ingredient of a sushi, cause, source, trick, secret, magician's trick, inside story, paternal blood, lineage, breed (of a stock), sperm, semen
  • 種馬 【たねうま】 studhorse, stallion, breeding horse
  • 菜種 【なたね】 rapeseed, coleseed
  • 自分で蒔いた種 【じぶんでまいたたね】 situation of one's own doing

Readings

Japanese names:
おい、 くさ、 た、 ほ
Chinese:
zhong3, chong2, zhong4
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • semilla
  • tipo
  • variedad
  • clase
  • noticia

Portuguese

  • espécie
  • tipo
  • classe
  • variedade
  • cepa

French

  • espèce
  • classe
  • sorte
  • variété
  • graine
423 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
531 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
503 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
435 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
232 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
783 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2124 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
228 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
228 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
564 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1442 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1560 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
823 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1695 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25174 Morohashi
1218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4159 New Nelson (John Haig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1810 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
417 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
618 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
5d9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-9 SKIP code
2291.4 Four corner code
28-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a2e Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
potato
Kun:
いも
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2418 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 海芋 【カイウ】 calla (Zantedcschia aethiopica)
  • 阿蘭陀海芋 【オランダカイウ】 calla lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica)

Kun reading compounds

  • 芋 【いも】 tuber, taro, potato, yokel, bumpkin
  • 芋片喰 【いもかたばみ】 jointed woodsorrel (Oxalis articulata)
  • 焼き芋 【やきいも】 roasted sweet potato, baked sweet potato
  • 唐芋 【とういも】 sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)

Readings

Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
u, hu

Spanish

  • patata
  • batata

Portuguese

  • batata

French

  • pomme de terre
1011 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2001 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3896 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1682 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1694 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
288 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1909 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2081 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1834 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
639 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2706 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1381 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1868 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1670 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30670P Morohashi
2181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4964 New Nelson (John Haig)
1655 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1784 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1088 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1947 2001 Kanji
3k3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4440.1 Four corner code
16-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
828b Unicode hex code