Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
turf, lawn
Kun:
しば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1052 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芝 【シバ】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【シバイ】 play, drama
  • 霊芝 【レイシ】 bracket fungus (Ganoderma lucidum), reishi mushroom

Kun reading compounds

  • 芝 【しば】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【しばい】 play, drama
  • 高麗芝 【こうらいしば】 Korean lawn grass
  • 道芝 【みちしば】 roadside grass, roadside weeds, guidance (sometimes esp. referring to guidance in love), guidepost, guide, Chinese fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides)

Readings

Japanese names:
こげ、 しは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • césped
  • hierba

Portuguese

  • gramado
  • relva

French

  • pelouse
  • gazon
1335 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
722 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
954 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1695 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
289 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
640 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2705 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30699P Morohashi
2180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1216 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1301 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1089 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1970 2001 Kanji
3k2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
4430.7 Four corner code
1-28-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
829d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
Variants:
reside, to be, exist, live with
Kun:
い.る-いお.る
On:
キョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
836 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 居 【キョ】 residence
  • 居室 【キョシツ】 living room
  • 入居 【ニュウキョ】 moving into (house)
  • 住居 【ジュウキョ】 dwelling, house, residence, address
  • 居士 【コジ】 grhapati (layman; sometimes used as a posthumous suffix), private-sector scholar

Kun reading compounds

  • 居る 【いる】 to be (of animate objects), to exist, to stay, to be ...-ing, to have been ...-ing
  • 居留守 【いるす】 pretending to be out
  • 居る 【おる】 to be (animate), to be, to exist, to be ..ing, to (have the audacity to) do

Readings

Japanese names:
おき、 ぐ、 すえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju1, ji1
Korean:
geo, gi

Spanish

  • sentarse
  • residir
  • vivir con
  • ser [nk]
  • existir

Portuguese

  • residir
  • existir
  • viver com

French

  • se trouver
  • résider
  • être
  • exister
  • vivre avec
586 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
678 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
649 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
777 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1387 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
208 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
483 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
737 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
171 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
535 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
527 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3822 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1959 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2653 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1072 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7663 Morohashi
3080 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1416 New Nelson (John Haig)
1063 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1143 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
281 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
680 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3r5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
7726.4 Four corner code
1-21-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c45 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name), inferior, younger (of two people with the same name), junior, unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小雨 【コサメ】 light rain, drizzle
  • 微小 【ビショウ】 microscopic
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small and medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
1-30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
roof, house, shop, dealer, seller
Kun:
On:
オク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
616 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 屋 【オク】 house, building, roof
  • 屋外 【オクガイ】 outdoors, outside
  • 草屋 【ソウオク】 thatched hut
  • 塔屋 【トウヤ】 rooftop structure, e.g. tower, elevator machine room, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 屋 【や】 shop, store, restaurant, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
  • 屋敷 【やしき】 residence, estate, grounds, premises, mansion
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house
  • 総会屋 【そうかいや】 extortionist that threatens to disrupt stock-holder meetings, sokaiya

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu1
Korean:
og

Spanish

  • casa
  • tejado
  • tienda

Portuguese

  • teto
  • casa
  • loja
  • negociante
  • vendedor

French

  • toit
  • maison
  • échoppe
  • négociant
  • vendeur
161 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
236 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
270 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1392 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
251 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
160 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1233 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
167 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
530 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3842 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1973 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2669 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1067 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7684 Morohashi
3098 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1421 New Nelson (John Haig)
1058 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
236 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
319 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3772 2001 Kanji
3r6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
1-18-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c4b Unicode hex code