Jisho

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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
  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 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
  • 色合い 【いろあい】 colouring, coloring, shade (of colour), hue, tone, tinge, tint, flavour, nuance, feel, sense, look
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 橙色 【だいだいいろ】 orange (color, colour)

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

9 strokes
Radical:
fragrance
Parts:
incense, smell, perfume
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
859 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 香 【コウ】 incense
  • 香水 【コウスイ】 perfume, scent
  • 線香 【センコウ】 incense stick
  • 焼香 【ショウコウ】 burning (offer) incense
  • 香 【キョウ】 lance
  • 香車 【キョウシャ】 lance
  • 異香 【イキョウ】 great fragrance
  • 茴香 【ウイキョウ】 fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Kun reading compounds

  • 香 【か】 smell (esp. a good smell), fragrance, scent, aroma, perfume
  • 香り 【かおり】 aroma, fragrance, scent, smell
  • 腸香 【わたか】 wataka (Ischikauia steenackeri) (freshwater fish of the carp family)
  • 木の香 【きのか】 smell of new wood
  • 香り 【かおり】 aroma, fragrance, scent, smell
  • 香りがする 【かおりがする】 to smell, to smell of, to have a smell
  • 香る 【かおる】 to smell sweet, to be fragrant

Readings

Japanese names:
こ、 こお、 ひゃん、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang1
Korean:
hyang

Spanish

  • incienso
  • perfume
  • fragancia
  • aroma
  • dar olor

Portuguese

  • incenso
  • cheiro
  • perfume

French

  • senteur
  • encens
  • parfum
1255 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
832 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1059 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1014 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
961 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1682 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1797 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1705 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1911 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3177 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1637 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
920 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44518 Morohashi
2568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6722 New Nelson (John Haig)
911 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
977 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1301 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2278 2001 Kanji
5d4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2-1-8 SKIP code
2060.9 Four corner code
1-25-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9999 Unicode hex code