Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
Variants:
glossy, luster, glaze, polish, charm, colorful, captivating
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2207 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 艶 【エン】 charming, fascinating, voluptuous
  • 演歌 【エンカ】 enka, traditional-style Japanese popular ballad, troubadour
  • 妖艶 【ヨウエン】 fascinating, voluptuous, bewitching
  • 凄艶 【セイエン】 weirdly beautiful

Kun reading compounds

  • 艶 【つや】 gloss, luster, lustre, shine, sheen, polish, mellowness (of a voice), youthfulness (e.g. of skin), interest, appeal, charm, color, colour, feeling, romance, love, sexiness
  • 艶々 【つやつや】 glossy, bright, slick
  • 艶々 【つやつや】 glossy, bright, slick
  • 艶かしい 【なまめかしい】 charming, captivating, bewitching, seductive, coquettish
  • 艶やか 【あでやか】 glamorous, charming, beguiling, bewitching, beautiful, fascinatingly elegant
  • 艶めく 【つやめく】 (for an object) to be shiny, to be glossy, (for a woman) to be alluring, to look sexy
  • 艶めく 【なまめく】 to brim over with feminine charm, to look captivating (of a woman), to be sexy, to be seductive, to be enticing, to look young and fresh, to be elegant, to look refined, to have a calm and composed appearance

Readings

Japanese names:
もろ、 よし
Chinese:
yan4
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • encantador
  • cautivador
  • lustroso
  • vidriado
  • pulido

Portuguese

French

  • luisant
  • brillant
  • lustré
  • charmant
  • poli
  • verni
  • coloré
  • captivant
3890 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1914 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2833 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2209 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
990 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2403 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1683 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1771 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30632 Morohashi
1908 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4957 New Nelson (John Haig)
1755 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1892 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d16.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-13-6 SKIP code
5711.7 Four corner code
17-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8276 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
345 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 消化 【ショウカ】 digestion (of food), digestion (of information), assimilation, thorough understanding, consumption, absorption, using up, meeting (e.g. a quota), completion, losing one's form and turning into something else
  • 消火 【ショウカ】 fire fighting, extinguishing a fire
  • 費消 【ヒショウ】 spending
  • 曖昧性解消 【アイマイセイカイショウ】 disambiguation

Kun reading compounds

  • 消える 【きえる】 to go out, to vanish, to disappear
  • 消す 【けす】 to erase, to delete, to cross out, to turn off power, to extinguish, to put out, to bump off

Readings

Chinese:
xiao1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • extinguirse
  • apagarse
  • desaparecer
  • apagar
  • extinguir

Portuguese

  • extinguir
  • apagar
  • desligar
  • neutralizar
  • cancelar

French

  • éteindre
  • effacer
  • disparaître
  • neutraliser
  • annuler
429 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
332 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
316 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
336 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2574 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
612 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
686 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
845 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
864 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
219 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1194 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
531 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
327 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
146 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17529P Morohashi
443 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3158 New Nelson (John Haig)
144 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
155 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
458 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
357 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
346 2001 Kanji
3a7.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3912.7 Four corner code
30-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d88 Unicode hex code