Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
meat
Kun:
しし
On:
ニク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
986 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 肉 【ニク】 flesh, meat, the physical body (as opposed to the spirit), thickness, ink pad
  • 肉親 【ニクシン】 blood relationship, blood relative
  • 食肉 【ショクニク】 meat (for consumption)
  • 中肉 【チュウニク】 medium build, meat of medium quality

Kun reading compounds

  • 肉 【にく】 flesh, meat, the physical body (as opposed to the spirit), thickness, ink pad
  • 肉合い 【ししあい】 fleshiness, plumpness
  • 鹿 【かのしし】 deer meat, deer

Readings

Chinese:
rou4
Korean:
yug, yu

Spanish

  • carne

Portuguese

  • carne

French

  • chair
  • viande
297 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
365 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
779 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3724 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
533 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
241 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
223 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
223 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
561 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1010 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3966 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2042 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1031 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29236 Morohashi
3200 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4753 New Nelson (John Haig)
1022 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1098 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
134 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1653 2001 Kanji
2a4.20 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-2 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
3-2-4 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
38-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8089 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
writing brush, writing, painting brush, handwriting
Kun:
ふで
On:
ヒツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1132 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 筆順 【ヒツジュン】 stroke order
  • 筆舌 【ヒツゼツ】 written and spoken words, description
  • 自筆 【ジヒツ】 one's own handwriting, autograph, holograph
  • 特筆 【トクヒツ】 special mention

Kun reading compounds

  • 筆 【ふで】 writing brush
  • 筆跡 【ひっせき】 handwriting, calligraphy specimen, example of penmanship, holograph
  • 面相筆 【めんそうふで】 fine-point brushes
  • 焼き筆 【やきふで】 wooden stick with a burned tip (used to create underdrawings)

Readings

Japanese names:
くし
Chinese:
bi3
Korean:
pil

Spanish

  • pincel
  • escritura
  • pincel de escritura

Portuguese

  • Pincel de escrever
  • escrever
  • pincel
  • manuscrito

French

  • pinceau
  • écriture
701 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
400 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
569 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
940 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3397 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
69 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
794 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
130 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
355 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1481 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3317 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1718 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2335 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
952 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25987 Morohashi
2677 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4288 New Nelson (John Haig)
943 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1014 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
410 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
6f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8850.7 Four corner code
41-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b46 Unicode hex code