Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
texture, skin, body, grain
Kun:
はだ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 木目 【キメ】 texture (e.g. skin, fabric), grain (e.g. wood), detail
  • 肌骨 【キコツ】 skin and bones
  • 雪肌 【ユキハダ】 snow's surface, lily-white skin, fair skin
  • 美肌 【ビハダ】 beautiful skin

Kun reading compounds

  • 肌 【はだ】 skin, body (in the context of intimate bodily contact), surface, grain (e.g. of wood), texture, disposition, temperament, character, type
  • 肌着 【はだぎ】 underwear, underclothes, lingerie, chemise, singlet
  • 素肌 【すはだ】 bare (naked) body, complexion (e.g. face)
  • 地肌 【じはだ】 texture, grain, one's skin (lacking makeup, etc.), natural skin, bare skin, scalp, surface of the earth, bare ground, surface of a sword blade

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • textura
  • piel
  • cuero
  • cutis

Portuguese

  • textura
  • pele
  • corpo
  • granulação

French

  • épiderme
  • texture
  • grain
  • corps
1704 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3726 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1890 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
840 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1306 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1385 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1345 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1021 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1021 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
553 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
66 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29242 Morohashi
827 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4755 New Nelson (John Haig)
66 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
70 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1079 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3957 2001 Kanji
4b2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
1-40-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
808c 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
  • 脚色 【キャクショク】 dramatization (e.g. of a novel), dramatisation, adaptation (for the stage or screen), embellishment (of the facts), exaggeration, dramatization, embroidery
  • 金色 【キンイロ】 gold (colour, color)
  • 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
  • 色々 【いろいろ】 various, all sorts of, variety of, various colors (colours)
  • 金色 【きんいろ】 gold (colour, color)
  • 七色 【なないろ】 seven colours (of the rainbow), prismatic colors, blend of seven spices (cayenne, sesame, Japanese pepper, citrus peel, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code