Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
ear, ear (grain), head, crest (wave)
Kun:
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1656 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 穂状 【スイジョウ】 shaped like an ear of grain
  • 穂状花序 【スイジョウカジョ】 spike (inflorescence)
  • 花穂 【カスイ】 spike
  • 出穂 【シュッスイ】 appearance of ears of grain

Kun reading compounds

  • 穂 【ほ】 ear (of plant), head (of plant), point, tip, scion (in grafting), cion
  • 穂木 【ほぎ】 twig used in grafting, budwood
  • 花穂 【かすい】 spike
  • 初穂 【はつほ】 first ears of rice of the season, first crops of the season, first harvest of the season, offering (to the gods)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 こう、 のり、 ほい
Chinese:
sui4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • espiga
  • cresta (ola)

Portuguese

  • espiga (grão)
  • penacho (planta)
  • crista (onda)

French

  • épi
  • pointe
  • crête (vague)
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