Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
paper
Kun:
かみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紙 【シ】 newspaper
  • 紙上 【シジョウ】 on paper, in the newspapers, in a letter
  • 原稿用紙 【ゲンコウヨウシ】 Japanese writing paper (lined with a square grid, one square per character), manuscript paper
  • 製紙 【セイシ】 papermaking, paper manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 紙 【かみ】 paper
  • 紙芝居 【かみしばい】 kamishibai, storytelling with pictures, form of Japanese street theater and storytelling (popular from the 1930s to the 1950s)
  • インディア紙 【インディアかみ】 India paper
  • 頸上 【くびかみ】 neckband, round upright collar (on some traditional Japanese clothing)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • papel
  • periódico

Portuguese

  • Papel

French

  • papier
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
501 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
362 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
236 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
180 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1654 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27293 Morohashi
1302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
456 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2294.0 Four corner code
1-27-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d19 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
turf, lawn
Kun:
しば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1052 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芝 【シバ】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【シバイ】 play, drama
  • 霊芝 【レイシ】 bracket fungus (Ganoderma lucidum), reishi mushroom

Kun reading compounds

  • 芝 【しば】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【しばい】 play, drama
  • 高麗芝 【こうらいしば】 Korean lawn grass
  • 道芝 【みちしば】 roadside grass, roadside weeds, guidance (sometimes esp. referring to guidance in love), guidepost, guide, Chinese fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides)

Readings

Japanese names:
こげ、 しは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • césped
  • hierba

Portuguese

  • gramado
  • relva

French

  • pelouse
  • gazon
1335 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
722 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
954 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1695 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
289 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
640 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2705 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30699P Morohashi
2180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1216 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1301 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1089 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1970 2001 Kanji
3k2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
4430.7 Four corner code
1-28-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
829d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
Variants:
reside, to be, exist, live with
Kun:
い.る-いお.る
On:
キョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
836 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 居 【キョ】 residence
  • 居室 【キョシツ】 living room
  • 入居 【ニュウキョ】 moving into (house)
  • 住居 【ジュウキョ】 dwelling, house, residence, address
  • 居士 【コジ】 grhapati (layman; sometimes used as a posthumous suffix), private-sector scholar

Kun reading compounds

  • 居る 【いる】 to be (of animate objects), to exist, to stay, to be ...-ing, to have been ...-ing
  • 居留守 【いるす】 pretending to be out
  • 居る 【おる】 to be (animate), to be, to exist, to be ..ing, to (have the audacity to) do

Readings

Japanese names:
おき、 ぐ、 すえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju1, ji1
Korean:
geo, gi

Spanish

  • sentarse
  • residir
  • vivir con
  • ser [nk]
  • existir

Portuguese

  • residir
  • existir
  • viver com

French

  • se trouver
  • résider
  • être
  • exister
  • vivre avec
586 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
678 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
649 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
777 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1387 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
208 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
483 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
737 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
171 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
535 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
527 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3822 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1959 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2653 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1072 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7663 Morohashi
3080 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1416 New Nelson (John Haig)
1063 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1143 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
281 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
680 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3r5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
7726.4 Four corner code
1-21-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c45 Unicode hex code