Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
bamboo
Kun:
たけ
On:
チク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
593 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 竹林 【チクリン】 bamboo thicket, bamboo grove
  • 竹馬 【タケウマ】 stilts (for walking), hobby horse
  • 爆竹 【バクチク】 firecracker
  • 破竹 【ハチク】 breaking bamboo

Kun reading compounds

  • 竹 【たけ】 bamboo (any grass of subfamily Bambusoideae), middle (of a three-tier ranking system)
  • 竹馬 【たけうま】 stilts (for walking), hobby horse
  • 笛竹 【ふえたけ】 bamboo flute, bamboo for making flutes, wind and string instruments
  • 苦竹 【にがたけ】 Japanese timber bamboo (Phyllostachys bambsoides), giant timber bamboo, madake, Simon bamboo (Pleioblastus simonii)

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu2
Korean:
jug

Spanish

  • bambú

Portuguese

  • bambu

French

  • bambou
113 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
71 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
170 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
719 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3366 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
68 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
790 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
247 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
129 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
129 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
374 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1471 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
168 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
946 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25841 Morohashi
228 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4246 New Nelson (John Haig)
937 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1007 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
59 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2353 2001 Kanji
6f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
8822.0 Four corner code
1-35-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7af9 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
lumber, log, timber, wood, materials, ingredients, talent
On:
ザイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
565 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 材 【ザイ】 wood, lumber, timber, (raw) material, stuff, talent, ability, capable person
  • 材質 【ザイシツ】 material, material properties, quality of material, quality of wood, quality of lumber
  • 器材 【キザイ】 tools and materials, equipment and materials
  • 廃材 【ハイザイ】 scrap wood, waste wood, waste, waste material, scrap material

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 さい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • talento
  • habilidad
  • material
  • leño

Portuguese

  • tábuas
  • registro
  • pau
  • madeira
  • talento

French

  • matériaux
  • ingrédients
  • bois de charpente
  • bille de bois
  • bûche
  • talent
403 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
511 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
485 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
590 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2189 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
284 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
619 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
420 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
552 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
561 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
740 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1071 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1031 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
560 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
740 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
690 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14463 Morohashi
836 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2561 New Nelson (John Haig)
683 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
738 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
481 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1847 2001 Kanji
4a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
4490.0 Four corner code
1-26-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6750 Unicode hex code