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

16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
dilute, thin, weak (tea), pampas grass
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1009 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 薄弱 【ハクジャク】 feebleness, weakness, weak
  • 薄謝 【ハクシャ】 small consideration (remuneration, token of gratitude)
  • 肉薄 【ニクハク】 closing in on (the enemy, first place, etc.), coming close to, pressing hard, pressing hard (e.g. with a question), taking to task, grilling
  • 精薄 【セイハク】 mental retardation (pejorative), mentally retarded

Kun reading compounds

  • 薄い 【うすい】 thin, pale, light, faint, watery, thin, dilute, weak (taste, etc.), little (affection, etc.) not much (of a presence), slim (probability, etc.), small, sparse, patchy, scattered
  • 薄板 【うすいた】 laminate, veneer
  • 薄める 【うすめる】 to dilute, to water down
  • 薄まる 【うすまる】 to become weak
  • 薄らぐ 【うすらぐ】 to become thin, to fade, to grow pale
  • 薄れる 【うすれる】 to fade, to become dim
  • 薄 【すすき】 Japanese pampas grass (Miscanthus sinensis), silver grass, zebra grass

Readings

Chinese:
bo2, bao2, bo4
Korean:
bag

Spanish

  • pálido
  • fino
  • delgado
  • diluirse
  • debilitarse
  • diluir
  • aclarar
  • palidecer
  • desvanecerse

Portuguese

  • diluir
  • fraco
  • ralo (chá)

French

  • fin
  • dilué
  • léger (thé)
1699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
975 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4075 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1091 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
874 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2569 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1449 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1542 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
799 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
671 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3004 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2093 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
232 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32083P Morohashi
2370 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5225 New Nelson (John Haig)
227 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
242 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1850 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1948 2001 Kanji
3k13.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4414.6 Four corner code
39-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8584 Unicode hex code