Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
green
Kun:
みどり
On:
リョクロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1180 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 緑色 【ミドリイロ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 緑化 【リョッカ】 greening (i.e. planting to increase greenery), tree planting, afforestation
  • 新緑 【シンリョク】 fresh verdure, new green leaves
  • 常緑 【ジョウリョク】 evergreen
  • 緑青 【ロクショウ】 verdigris, green rust, copper rust
  • 四緑 【シロク】 fourth of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Jupiter and south-east)

Kun reading compounds

  • 緑 【みどり】 green, greenery (esp. fresh verdure)
  • 緑色 【みどりいろ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 黄緑 【きみどり】 pea green, yellow-green
  • 青緑 【あおみどり】 blue-green, turquoise, aqua, spirogyra, algae forming pond scum

Readings

Chinese:
lu:4
Korean:
rog

Spanish

  • verde
  • verdor

Portuguese

  • Verde

French

  • vert
532 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
435 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
412 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3564 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
876 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
824 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2535 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
537 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
546 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
731 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1546 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1741 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1259 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1383 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27541P Morohashi
1377 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4528 New Nelson (John Haig)
1371 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1471 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
430 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2742 2001 Kanji
6a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2793.2 Four corner code
46-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dd1 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, complexion, skin colour, skin color, look (on one's face), expression, appearance, air, feeling, personality, character, tone (of one's voice, etc.), tune, sound, ring, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, paramour, beauty, sexiness, physical appeal, kind, type, variety
  • 色合い 【いろあい】 colouring, coloring, shade (of colour), hue, tone, tinge, tint, flavour, nuance, feel, sense, look
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 橙色 【だいだいいろ】 orange (color, colour)

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Chinese:
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code