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

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
grove, forest
Kun:
はやし
On:
リン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
656 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 林道 【リンドウ】 path through forest, woodland path, logging road
  • 林業 【リンギョウ】 forestry
  • 雑木林 【ゾウキバヤシ】 grove of miscellaneous trees, copse, coppice, thicket
  • 農林 【ノウリン】 agriculture and forestry

Kun reading compounds

  • 林 【はやし】 wood, woods, forest, grove, copse, thicket, bunch (of something), cluster, line, collection

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lin2
Korean:
rim

Spanish

  • arboleda
  • soto

Portuguese

  • bosque
  • floresta

French

  • bois (petite forêt)
  • bois
150 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
64 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
75 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
420 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2210 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
57 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
197 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
633 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
127 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
127 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1081 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1071 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
200 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14551 Morohashi
861 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2590 New Nelson (John Haig)
196 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
75 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4499.0 Four corner code
1-46-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6797 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
seven
Kun:
なななな.つなの
On:
シチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
115 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 七 【シチ】 seven, hepta-
  • 7月 【シチガツ】 July, seventh month of the lunar calendar
  • セシウム137 【セシウムヒャクサンジュウシチ】 cesium 137 (Cs-137), caesium 137
  • 属七 【ゾクシチ】 dominant seventh (chord)

Kun reading compounds

  • 七 【しち】 seven, hepta-
  • 7月 【しちがつ】 July, seventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 七つ 【ななつ】 seven, seven years of age, four o'clock (old time system)
  • 七帯アルマジロ 【ななつおびアルマジロ】 seven-banded armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus)
  • 七日 【なのか】 seventh day of the month, seven days

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 しっ、 な、 ひち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi1
Korean:
chil

Spanish

  • siete
  • 7

Portuguese

  • Sete

French

  • sept
7 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
7 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
30 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
44 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
261 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
9 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
17 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
9 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
9 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
7 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
2 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4169 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2109 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
7 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6 Morohashi
3362 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 New Nelson (John Haig)
7 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
7 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
147 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
3 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
0a2.13 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-2 SKIP code
4-2-4 SKIP code
4071.0 Four corner code
1-28-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e03 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
intelligent, wise, wisdom, cleverness
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1159 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 賢 【ケン】 intelligence, genius, scholarship, virtue
  • 賢人 【ケンジン】 wise person, virtuous person, sage, unrefined sake
  • 遺賢 【イケン】 able men left out of office
  • 聖賢 【セイケン】 saints and sages

Kun reading compounds

  • 賢い 【かしこい】 wise, clever, smart

Readings

Japanese names:
かた、 さか、 さと、 さとし、 たか、 たて、 のり、 まこと、 まさ、 まさる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian2
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • inteligente
  • sabio
  • ingenioso

Portuguese

  • sábio
  • inteligente
  • sabedoria
  • inteligência

French

  • intelligent
  • sage
  • sagesse
1221 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1488 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4517 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1072 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
931 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2579 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1288 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1362 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1227 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1740 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3518 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1817 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2472 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
860 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36822 Morohashi
2839 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5816 New Nelson (John Haig)
852 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
915 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1855 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3461 2001 Kanji
7b9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-7 SKIP code
2-8-7 SKIP code
7780.6 Four corner code
1-24-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ce2 Unicode hex code