Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
flower
Kun:
はな
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
578 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 花形 【ハナガタ】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 花園 【ハナゾノ】 flower garden
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering, floral tribute, laying flowers
  • 紅花 【ベニバナ】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower
  • 花かご 【ハナカゴ】 flower basket, flower basket (or plate) used for flower-scattering rituals
  • 花瓶 【ケビョウ】 vase used to hold flower offerings (often made of gilded copper)
  • 天花 【テンゲ】 flowers that bloom in the heavens, paper flowers scattered before the Buddha's image

Kun reading compounds

  • 花 【はな】 flower, blossom, bloom, petal, cherry blossom, beauty, blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), ikebana, hanafuda, (the) best, glorious, lovely
  • 花形 【はながた】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 菜の花 【なのはな】 rape blossoms, rapeseed flowers
  • 紅花 【べにばな】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
hua1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • flor

Portuguese

  • flor

French

  • fleur
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
9 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
551 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
328 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
81 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
481 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
641 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2740 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1894 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30734P Morohashi
2211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4980 New Nelson (John Haig)
1009 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1084 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
69 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1956 2001 Kanji
3k4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4421.4 Four corner code
18-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
crimson, deep red
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1299 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 紅 【クレナイ】 deep red, crimson, rouge, lipstick
  • 紅茶 【コウチャ】 black tea
  • 深紅 【シンク】 deep crimson
  • 退紅 【タイコウ】 pink, light red
  • 紅 【クレナイ】 deep red, crimson, rouge, lipstick
  • 紅色 【コウショク】 red (color, colour)
  • 深紅 【シンク】 deep crimson

Kun reading compounds

  • 紅 【くれない】 deep red, crimson, rouge, lipstick
  • 紅色 【こうしょく】 red (color, colour)
  • 棒紅 【ぼうべに】 lipstick
  • 愛敬紅 【あいきょうべに】 lipstick that actors put on their earlobes, cheeks and corners of eyes, lipstick discreetly put on the earlobes or the corners of the eyes (by women)
  • 紅 【くれない】 deep red, crimson, rouge, lipstick
  • 紅色 【こうしょく】 red (color, colour)
  • 中紅 【なかくれない】 medium crimson
  • 薄紅 【うすべに】 light pink, light crimson
  • 赤い 【あかい】 red, crimson, scarlet, vermilion, vermillion, Red, communist, beautiful

Readings

Japanese names:
くれ、 もみ
Chinese:
hong2, gong1
Korean:
hong, gong

Spanish

  • carmesí
  • rojo fuerte
  • carmín

Portuguese

  • carmesim
  • vermelho forte

French

  • cramoisi
  • rouge foncé
872 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
862 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
927 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3500 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1233 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
809 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1423 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
820 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
839 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1295 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1515 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1629 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1174 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1367 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27243 Morohashi
1277 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4441 New Nelson (John Haig)
1355 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1455 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
881 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2772 2001 Kanji
6a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2191.0 Four corner code
25-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d05 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
willow
Kun:
やなぎ
On:
リュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 柳 【リュウ】 Chinese "Willow" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 柳暗花明 【リュウアンカメイ】 beautiful scenery of spring, red-light district
  • 川柳 【センリュウ】 senryū, comic haiku, humorous seventeen-mora poem
  • 花柳 【カリュウ】 red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 柳 【やなぎ】 willow (any tree of genus Salix), weeping willow (Salix babylonica)
  • 柳刃包丁 【やなぎばぼうちょう】 kitchen knife for sashimi
  • 青柳 【あおやぎ】 green willow (i.e. one that has budded), meat of the trough shell (Mactra chinensis)
  • 化粧柳 【けしょうやなぎ】 chosenia (Chosenia arbutifolia) (species of willow, also Salix arbutifolia)

Readings

Japanese names:
なぎ、 や、 やい、 やぎ、 やな、 やない
Chinese:
liu3
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • sauce
  • mimbre

Portuguese

  • salgueiro

French

  • saule
1898 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1104 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1471 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1427 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1105 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2032 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1854 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1086 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
607 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1434 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14662 Morohashi
899 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2629 New Nelson (John Haig)
1421 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1525 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1272 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1844 2001 Kanji
4a5.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4792.0 Four corner code
44-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67f3 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
green
Kun:
みどり
On:
リョクロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1180 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 緑色 【ミドリイロ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 緑化 【リョッカ】 greening (i.e. planting to increase greenery), tree planting, afforestation
  • 新緑 【シンリョク】 fresh verdure, new green leaves
  • 常緑 【ジョウリョク】 evergreen
  • 緑青 【ロクショウ】 verdigris, green rust, copper rust
  • 四緑 【シロク】 fourth of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Jupiter and south-east)

Kun reading compounds

  • 緑 【みどり】 green, greenery (esp. fresh verdure)
  • 緑色 【みどりいろ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 黄緑 【きみどり】 pea green, yellow-green
  • 青緑 【あおみどり】 blue-green, turquoise, aqua, spirogyra, algae forming pond scum

Readings

Chinese:
lu:4
Korean:
rog

Spanish

  • verde
  • verdor

Portuguese

  • Verde

French

  • vert
532 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
435 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
412 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3564 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
876 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
824 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2535 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
537 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
546 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
731 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1546 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1741 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1259 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1383 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27541P Morohashi
1377 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4528 New Nelson (John Haig)
1371 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1471 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
430 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2742 2001 Kanji
6a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2793.2 Four corner code
46-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dd1 Unicode hex code