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

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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:
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, flesh (of a fruit), pulp, the physical body (as opposed to the spirit), flesh, thickness, content, substance, flesh, 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 【しし】 flesh (esp. of an animal), meat
  • 肉合い 【ししあい】 fleshiness, plumpness
  • 鹿 【かのしし】 deer meat, deer
  • 脯 【ほしし】 dried meat, jerky

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-38-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8089 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食 【ショク】 eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 飽食 【ホウショク】 gluttony, satiation, engorgement
  • 会食 【カイショク】 dining together, mess
  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 斎食 【サイジキ】 morning meal (for priests, monks, etc.), food offering at a Buddhist ceremony

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistence
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back, to receive (e.g. a blow), to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食べるラー油 【たべるラーゆ】 chili oil mixed with chopped garlic, onions, etc.
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
1-31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code