Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
purple, violet
Kun:
むらさき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1516 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紫外線 【シガイセン】 ultraviolet rays, ultraviolet radiation
  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 紅紫 【コウシ】 crimson and purple, red-purple, magenta
  • 九紫 【キュウシ】 ninth of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Mars and south)

Kun reading compounds

  • 紫 【むらさき】 purple, violet, Lithospermum erythrorhizon (species of gromwell), type of soy sauce
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 貝紫 【かいむらさき】 Tyrian purple
  • 古代紫 【こだいむらさき】 reddish-purple

Readings

Japanese names:
さい、 ゆかり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • púrpura
  • violeta

Portuguese

  • roxo
  • violeta

French

  • violet
1320 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1489 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1392 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1626 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2209 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1478 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1711 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1507 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3332 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1387 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27337X Morohashi
2688 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4486 New Nelson (John Haig)
1375 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1475 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1577 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1241 2001 Kanji
6a6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
2-5-6 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2190.3 Four corner code
1-27-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d2b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
delicate, minuteness, insignificance
Kun:
かす.か
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 微 【ビ】 minuteness, one millionth
  • 微妙 【ビミョウ】 subtle, delicate, fine, difficult, complex, tricky, delicate (situation, position, etc.), close (e.g. decision), doubtful, questionable, dicey, not great, iffy
  • 衰微 【スイビ】 decline, decay, ebb
  • 細微 【サイビ】 minute, meager, meagre, mean

Kun reading compounds

  • 微か 【かすか】 faint, dim, weak, slight, vague, indistinct, hazy, poor, wretched, meagre, meager, scanty

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei1, wei2
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • insignificante
  • diminuto
  • pequeño
  • secreto

Portuguese

  • delicado
  • miudeza
  • insignificancia

French

  • ténu
  • délicat
  • insignifiant
1735 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1631 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1668 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1283 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1419 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1508 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
635 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
788 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
898 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10203 Morohashi
639 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1765 New Nelson (John Haig)
889 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
954 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1622 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2066 2001 Kanji
3i10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
2824.0 Four corner code
1-40-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fae Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
hedge, fence, wall
Kun:
かき
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1539 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 垣牆 【エンショウ】 hedge, fence
  • 紫微垣 【シビエン】 Purple Forbidden Enclosure (group of constellations in the northern sky associated with the emperor)

Kun reading compounds

  • 垣 【かき】 fence, hedge, barrier, wall, railing
  • 垣根 【かきね】 hedge, fence, border, limit
  • 築垣 【ついがき】 mud wall with a roof
  • 岩垣 【いわかき】 stone wall, natural stone wall

Readings

Japanese names:
がい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • cerco
  • valla
  • muro
  • seto

Portuguese

  • barreira
  • cerca
  • parede

French

  • haie
  • clôture
  • mur
1073 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1272 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1075 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1151 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
795 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1350 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1784 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
373 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
416 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
260 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
311 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
156 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5060 Morohashi
351 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1009 New Nelson (John Haig)
154 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
165 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1241 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4111.6 Four corner code
1-19-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57a3 Unicode hex code