Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
line, track
Kun:
すじ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
382 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 線 【セン】 line, stripe, stria, line (e.g. telephone line), wire, ray (e.g. X-ray), beam, line (e.g. of a railroad), track, route, lane, outline, contours, form, level, division, line (of action), position, approach, policy, principle, impression one leaves, air one gives off
  • 繊維 【センイ】 fibre, fiber, textile
  • 横線 【オウセン】 horizontal line
  • 赤外線 【セキガイセン】 infrared rays, infrared radiation

Readings

Chinese:
xian4
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • línea
  • cable
  • frontera
  • raíl
  • carril

Portuguese

  • linha
  • trilha

French

  • ligne
  • voie
447 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
176 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
329 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
247 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3580 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
389 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
826 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
299 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
299 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
841 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1551 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1760 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
944 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1273 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1351 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27641 Morohashi
1392 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4548 New Nelson (John Haig)
1339 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1438 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
236 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2742 2001 Kanji
6a9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2693.2 Four corner code
32-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dda Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
fiber, tie, rope
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
643 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 維持 【イジ】 maintenance, preservation, improvement
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration
  • 化学繊維 【カガクセンイ】 synthetic fiber, synthetic fibre, chemical fiber, chemical fibre
  • 合成繊維 【ゴウセイセンイ】 synthetic fibre, synthetic fiber

Readings

Japanese names:
これ、 たもつ、 つぐ、 ゆい、 ゆき
Chinese:
wei2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • soga
  • cuerda
  • atar
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • fibra
  • laço
  • corda

French

  • fibre
  • cordon
  • corde
  • conservation
1007 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
926 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3552 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1187 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1634 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2540 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1295 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1297 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1540 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1733 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
926 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27568 Morohashi
1370 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4516 New Nelson (John Haig)
1341 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1722 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2775 2001 Kanji
6a8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2091.4 Four corner code
16-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dad Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
bud, sprout, spear, germ
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1691 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 芽球 【ガキュウ】 gemmule, blast (cell)
  • 芽条変異 【ガジョウヘンイ】 bud mutation, bud sport
  • 発芽 【ハツガ】 germination, sprouting, budding
  • 萌芽 【ホウガ】 germination, germ, sprout, bud, sign

Kun reading compounds

  • 芽 【め】 sprout
  • 目出度い 【めでたい】 happy, auspicious, propitious, joyous, naive
  • 若芽 【わかめ】 sprouts, new shoots, young buds
  • 腋芽 【えきが】 axillary bud, lateral bud

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 めぐ
Chinese:
ya2, di2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • brote
  • germen

Portuguese

  • botão
  • broto
  • brotar
  • germe (planta)

French

  • bourgeon
  • pousse
  • brin
  • germe
358 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
457 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
434 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1676 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3920 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
709 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1697 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
683 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1455 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1549 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1835 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
645 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2784 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1429 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1924 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30860P Morohashi
2240 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5002 New Nelson (John Haig)
1905 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2054 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
497 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1947 2001 Kanji
3k5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4424.1 Four corner code
18-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82bd Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
dainty, get thin, taper, slender, narrow, detailed, precise
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
537 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 細 【サイ】 detail, details
  • 細菌 【サイキン】 bacterium, bacteria, germ
  • 子細 【シサイ】 reasons, circumstances, significance, particulars, hindrance, obstruction, interference
  • 精細 【セイサイ】 detail

Kun reading compounds

  • 細い 【ほそい】 thin, slender, fine, unlucky
  • 細い糸 【ほそいいと】 fine thread
  • 細る 【ほそる】 to get thin, to taper off
  • 細か 【こまか】 small, fine, detailed, stingy
  • 細かい 【こまかい】 small, fine, minute, minor, trivial, sensitive, attentive
  • 細かい 【こまかい】 small, fine, minute, minor, trivial, sensitive, attentive
  • 細かいこと 【こまかいこと】 trifles, minor details

Readings

Chinese:
xi4
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • estrecho
  • fino
  • delgado
  • detallado
  • adelgazar
  • minucioso

Portuguese

  • franzino
  • emagrecer
  • afinar
  • delgado
  • estreito

French

  • menu
  • long et fin
  • délicat
  • mince
  • fluet
  • étroit
218 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
284 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
721 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3522 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
701 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
812 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1958 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
695 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
708 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1525 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1689 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
900 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1375 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27344 Morohashi
1333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4472 New Nelson (John Haig)
1363 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1463 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
205 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2776 2001 Kanji
6a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2690.0 Four corner code
26-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d30 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
placenta, sac, sheath
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1379 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 胞子 【ホウシ】 spore
  • 胞衣 【エナ】 afterbirth, placenta
  • 卵胞 【ランポウ】 (ovarian) follicle
  • 肺胞 【ハイホウ】 pulmonary alveolus, alveoli, lung cavity, air cell

Readings

Chinese:
bao1
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • estómago de la mujer
  • placenta
  • vaina

Portuguese

  • placenta
  • bolsa
  • estojo

French

  • placenta
  • cavité
  • gaine
1796 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1764 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3749 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1237 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1673 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1284 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1358 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1630 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1029 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1148 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
620 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
826 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
537 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29396P Morohashi
917 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4788 New Nelson (John Haig)
531 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
570 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1266 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3956 2001 Kanji
4b5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
7721.2 Four corner code
43-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80de Unicode hex code