Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
picture, drawing, painting, sketch
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
895 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 絵画 【カイガ】 painting, picture
  • 絵画館 【カイガカン】 art or picture gallery
  • 絵 【エ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch, image (TV, film, etc.), picture, footage
  • 絵の具 【エノグ】 paint, coloring materials, colors, colours
  • 巴 【トモエ】 tomoe, heraldic design composed of two or more interlocked comma-shaped figures
  • 踏み絵 【フミエ】 fumi-e, fumie, tablet bearing Christian images, on which Edo-period authorities forced suspected Christians to trample, allegiance test, loyalty test

Readings

Chinese:
hui4
Korean:
hoe

Spanish

  • cuadro
  • dibujo
  • pintura

Portuguese

  • gravura
  • desenho
  • pintura
  • esboço

French

  • image
  • dessin
  • peinture
  • esquisse
172 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
95 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
89 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
976 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3537 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
380 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
819 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2332 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
345 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
345 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
617 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1530 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1704 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1358 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27464P Morohashi
1346 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4488 New Nelson (John Haig)
1346 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1446 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
214 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2771 2001 Kanji
6a6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
2893.1 Four corner code
19-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d75 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
brush-stroke, picture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 絵 【エ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch, image (TV, film, etc.), picture, footage
  • 洋画 【ヨウガ】 Western painting, Western film, Western movie
  • 邦画 【ホウガ】 Japanese film, Japanese painting
  • 画 【カク】 stroke (of a kanji, etc.)
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 参画 【サンカク】 taking part in planning
  • 家族計画 【カゾクケイカク】 family planning
  • 絵 【エ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch, image (TV, film, etc.), picture, footage
  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 似顔絵 【ニガオエ】 portrait, likeness, sketch (of a face)
  • 影絵 【カゲエ】 shadow picture, silhouette, shadowgraph

Kun reading compounds

  • 描く 【えがく】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 画する 【かくする】 to draw (a line), to demarcate, to mark, to divide, to map out, to plan

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa, hoeg

Spanish

  • dibujo
  • trazo
  • puntuar
  • interrumpir

Portuguese

  • gravura

French

  • trait de plume
  • dessin
  • écran
  • compteur de traits de kanji
167 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
91 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
85 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
50 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
477 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
343 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
343 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3723 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1178 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21739P Morohashi
3000 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3733 New Nelson (John Haig)
1170 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
155 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
0a8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
1077.2 Four corner code
18-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
753b Unicode hex code