Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
广
rot, decay, sour
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1225 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 腐敗 【フハイ】 decomposition, putrefaction, putrescence, spoilage, corruption, degeneracy, decay, depravity
  • 腐心 【フシン】 taking great pains (to do), making every effort, having a lot of trouble (doing), racking one's brains
  • 防腐 【ボウフ】 preservation from decay, prevention of putrefaction, embalmment, antisepsis
  • 高野豆腐 【コウヤドウフ】 freeze-dried tofu

Kun reading compounds

  • 腐る 【くさる】 to rot, to go bad, to decay, to spoil, to fester, to decompose, to turn sour (e.g. milk), to corrode, to weather, to crumble, to become useless, to blunt, to weaken (from lack of practice), to become depraved, to be degenerate, to be morally bankrupt, to be corrupt, to be depressed, to be dispirited, to feel discouraged, to feel down, to have the audacity to, to be bastard enough to, to lose a bet, to be drenched, to become sopping wet
  • 腐るほど 【くさるほど】 more than one can possibly use, countless (e.g. examples), (money) to burn, rolling in (cash)
  • 腐れる 【くされる】 to spoil, to rot, to corrode
  • 腐れ 【くされ】 rotting, spoiling, decaying, corroding, rotten, worthless, paltry, contemptible
  • 腐れ縁 【くされえん】 (undesirable but) inseparable relationship
  • 腐らす 【くさらす】 to let spoil, to leave to rot, to cause to rot, to corrode, to discourage, to dishearten
  • 腐す 【くさす】 to speak ill of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu3
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • putrefacción
  • descomposición
  • agrio
  • pudrirse
  • descomponerse
  • corromperse
  • agriarse

Portuguese

  • prodre
  • apodrecer
  • azedar

French

  • pourrir
  • putréfier
  • aigre
1755 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1400 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1532 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1378 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1679 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1245 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1730 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1011 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3921 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2022 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1032 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29625 Morohashi
3162 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4835 New Nelson (John Haig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1099 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1727 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
3q11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-11 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-41-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8150 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
decay, rot, remain in seclusion
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1891 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 朽壊 【キュウカイ】 rotting and crumbling
  • 朽廃 【キュウハイ】 decay, dilapidation (ruin)
  • 腐朽 【フキュウ】 deterioration, rot
  • 永垂不朽 【エイスイフキュウ】 one's fame or achievements being passed down eternally

Kun reading compounds

  • 朽ちる 【くちる】 to rot, to decay, to die in obscurity, to be forgotten with time

Readings

Japanese names:
くつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiu3
Korean:
hu

Spanish

  • descomposición
  • putrefacción
  • decadencia
  • descomponerse
  • corromperse
  • pudrirse
  • arruinarse

Portuguese

  • decair
  • apodrecer
  • permanecer recluso

French

  • délabré
  • pourri
  • rester reclus
1150 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1827 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2175 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1683 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1417 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
419 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1628 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1738 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1787 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1069 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1015 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
727 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1251 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14439 Morohashi
821 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2545 New Nelson (John Haig)
1243 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1331 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1080 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1852 2001 Kanji
4a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1-4-3 SKIP code
4192.7 Four corner code
1-21-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
673d Unicode hex code