Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
bamboo grass, (kokuji)
Kun:
ささ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1743 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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Kun reading compounds

  • 笹 【ささ】 bamboo grass, generally smaller species of running bamboo that do not shed their sheaths (e.g. Sasa spp.)
  • 笹原 【ささはら】 field of bamboo grass

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 さき、 しの、 じね
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • hierba de bambú

Portuguese

French

  • pousse de bambou
3384 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1772 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2189 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3301 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
949 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25968 Morohashi
2663 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4271 New Nelson (John Haig)
940 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1010 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6f5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-6-4 SKIP code
8871.7 Four corner code
26-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b39 Unicode hex code

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
  • 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
Chinese:
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
35-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7af9 Unicode hex code