Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
potato
Kun:
いも
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2418 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 海芋 【カイウ】 calla (Zantedcschia aethiopica)
  • 阿蘭陀海芋 【オランダカイウ】 calla lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica)

Kun reading compounds

  • 芋 【いも】 tuber, taro, potato, yokel, bumpkin
  • 芋片喰 【いもかたばみ】 jointed woodsorrel (Oxalis articulata)
  • 焼き芋 【やきいも】 roasted sweet potato, baked sweet potato
  • 唐芋 【とういも】 sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)

Readings

Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
u, hu

Spanish

  • patata
  • batata

Portuguese

  • batata

French

  • pomme de terre
1011 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2001 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3896 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1682 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1694 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
288 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1909 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2081 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1834 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
639 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2706 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1381 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1868 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1670 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30670P Morohashi
2181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4964 New Nelson (John Haig)
1655 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1784 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1088 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1947 2001 Kanji
3k3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4440.1 Four corner code
16-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
828b Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
help, rescue, assist
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 助 【ジョ】 help, rescue, assistant
  • 助演 【ジョエン】 co-star
  • 互助 【ゴジョ】 mutual aid, cooperation, benefit
  • 介助 【カイジョ】 help, assistance, aid

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to support (financially), to contribute (to), to provide aid, to facilitate, to stimulate, to promote, to contribute to
  • 助かる 【たすかる】 to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to escape harm, to be spared damage, to be helped, to be saved trouble
  • 助 【すけ】 assistance, help, helper, babe, chick, broad
  • 助手 【じょしゅ】 assistant, helper, assistant (to a professor)
  • 福助 【ふくすけ】 large-headed dwarf statue, bringer of good luck
  • デコ助 【デコすけ】 big forehead, fivehead, asshole

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ser salvado
  • ser ayudado

Portuguese

  • ajuda
  • resgate
  • auxiliar

French

  • aider
  • secourir
  • assister
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
330 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
407 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
346 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
211 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2313 Morohashi
1121 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
284 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
2g5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
7412.7 Four corner code
29-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a9 Unicode hex code