Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
thread
Kun:
いと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1488 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 糸 【シ】 thread, 0.0001, one ten-thousandth
  • 糸雨 【シウ】 drizzle, light rain, fine rain
  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 金糸 【キンシ】 gold thread

Kun reading compounds

  • 糸 【いと】 thread, yarn, string
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 beginning, start, first step, clue, lead, hint, thread end
  • 横糸 【よこいと】 weft, woof (crosswise threads on a loom)
  • 生糸 【きいと】 raw silk thread

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • hilo
  • hebra
  • cuerda

Portuguese

  • contexto

French

  • fil
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
27 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
699 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
720 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
242 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
409 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1345 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27221 Morohashi
2179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4431 New Nelson (John Haig)
1333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
58 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2741 2001 Kanji
6a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-27-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cf8 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 撚糸 【ネンシ】 twisted thread or yarn, twining of thread or yarn

Kun reading compounds

  • 撚る 【よる】 to twist (yarn), to lay (rope)
  • 縒り 【より】 twist, ply
  • 縒り合わせる 【よりあわせる】 to intertwine, to twist together
  • 紙縒り 【こより】 string made from twisted paper
  • 捻る 【ひねる】 to twist, to wrench, to turn (a switch on or off, etc.), to wring (a neck), to puzzle over, to defeat easily

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nian3
Korean:
nyeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1997 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
12713 Morohashi
2278 New Nelson (John Haig)
2266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2365 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3c12.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
5303.3 Four corner code
1-39-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
649a Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
fish
Parts:
Variants:
sea bream, red snapper
Kun:
たい
On:
チョウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2446 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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Kun reading compounds

  • 鯛 【たい】 sea bream (Sparidae), porgy, tai (species of reddish-brown Pacific sea bream, Pagrus major)
  • 鯛車 【たいぐるま】 traditional sea bream-shaped toy car
  • 青武鯛 【あおぶたい】 Scarus ovifrons (species of parrotfish)
  • 腐っても鯛 【くさってもたい】 a diamond on a dunghill is still a diamond, quality is quality, an old eagle is better than a young crow, even if it's rotten, it's still sea bream

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
diao1
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • pargo
  • palometa
  • besugo

Portuguese

French

5305 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1971 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2832 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2272 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2360 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1213 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1660 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
46226P Morohashi
1881 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6884 New Nelson (John Haig)
2812 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2827 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11a8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-8 SKIP code
2732.0 Four corner code
1-34-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9bdb Unicode hex code