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

12 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece
Kun:
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
414 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 葉 【ヨウ】 counter for leaves, pieces of paper, etc., counter for boats
  • 葉胃 【ヨウイ】 omasum, psalterium, third compartment of the stomach in ruminants
  • 枝葉 【シヨウ】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 中葉 【チュウヨウ】 about the middle (of an era), middle lobe (right lung), median lobe (prostate)

Kun reading compounds

  • 葉 【は】 leaf, blade (of grass), (pine) needle
  • 葉書 【はがき】 postcard, memo, note, card
  • 枝葉 【しよう】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 一葉 【いちよう】 one leaf, one page, one sheet, one card, one photo, one boat

Readings

Japanese names:
よ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xie2, ye4, she4
Korean:
yeob, seob

Spanish

  • hoja
  • contador de cosas planas
  • follaje

Portuguese

  • folha
  • avião
  • ponta
  • agulha
  • lâmina
  • lança
  • sufixo p/ contagem de coisas chatas

French

  • feuille
  • lobe
  • aiguille
  • brin (herbe)
  • fragment
  • compteur d'objets plats
327 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
428 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
405 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
405 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4001 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
179 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
870 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
253 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
569 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
663 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2912 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1497 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2024 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
233 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31387P Morohashi
2321 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5129 New Nelson (John Haig)
228 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
243 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
275 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
412 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k9.21 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
1-45-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8449 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
soil, earth, ground, Turkey
Kun:
つち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
307 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 土 【ド】 Saturday, earth, dirt, soil, land, lands, ground, earth (third of the five elements)
  • 土地 【トチ】 plot of land, lot, soil, locality, region, place
  • 浄土 【ジョウド】 pure land (esp. the Western Pure Land paradise of Amitabha), (Buddhist) paradise, Pure Land Buddhism
  • 郷土 【キョウド】 native place, birth-place, one's old home, province, region, locality
  • 土 【ト】 Turkey
  • 時計 【トケイ】 clock, watch, timepiece
  • 下土 【カド】 lower world, this world, the earth
  • 率土 【ソット】 face of the earth

Kun reading compounds

  • 土 【つち】 earth, soil, dirt, clay, mud, the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens), the ground, the land, low-quality torinoko-gami (containing mud), (period of) refraining from construction in the direction of the god of the earth (in Onmyōdō)
  • 土方 【どかた】 construction worker, laborer (labourer), navvy
  • 盛り土 【もりど】 embankment (for road, railway, etc.), raising the ground level, fill
  • 赤土 【あかつち】 red clay, tuff loam, dark-red paint

Readings

Japanese names:
つく、 は、 ひじ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu3
Korean:
to, du

Spanish

  • suelo
  • tierra
  • Turquía

Portuguese

  • solo
  • terra
  • chão
  • Turquia

French

  • sol
  • terre
  • terrain
  • Turquie
17 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
19 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
60 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
316 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1050 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
19 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
37 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
42 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
24 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
22 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
347 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4211 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2127 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2875 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
152 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4867 Morohashi
3403 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
966 New Nelson (John Haig)
150 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
161 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
360 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
22 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4010.0 Four corner code
1-37-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
571f Unicode hex code