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

9 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
charcoal, coal
Kun:
すみ
On:
タン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1307 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 炭素 【タンソ】 carbon (C)
  • 炭鉱 【タンコウ】 coal mine, (coal) pit, colliery, coal-mine shaft
  • 木炭 【モクタン】 charcoal
  • 活性炭 【カッセイタン】 activated charcoal, activated carbon

Kun reading compounds

  • 炭 【すみ】 charcoal, charred remains
  • 炭火 【すみび】 charcoal fire
  • 正炭 【しょうすみ】 first adding of charcoal to the fire (tea ceremony)
  • 竹炭 【たけすみ】 bamboo charcoal

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tan4
Korean:
tan

Spanish

  • carbón vegetal
  • carbón

Portuguese

  • carvão

French

  • charbon de bois
  • charbon
274 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
361 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
341 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1007 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1418 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
842 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
713 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1186 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1344 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1427 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
875 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1267 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2806 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
778 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18953 Morohashi
2257 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3413 New Nelson (John Haig)
771 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
833 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
337 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
3o6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
2228.9 Four corner code
1-35-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70ad Unicode hex code