Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
tea
On:
チャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1116 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 茶 【チャ】 tea, tea plant (Camellia sinensis), tea preparation, making tea, brown, mockery
  • 茶色 【チャイロ】 light brown, tawny
  • 煎茶 【センチャ】 green tea, green leaf tea, non-powdered tea (as opposed to matcha), medium-grade green tea
  • 抹茶 【マッチャ】 matcha, powdered green tea
  • 茶道 【サドウ】 tea ceremony, Way of Tea
  • 茶店 【サテン】 tea house
  • 喫茶 【キッサ】 tea drinking, teahouse, tearoom, coffee lounge, coffee shop, (rather formal) cafe
  • 歌声喫茶 【ウタゴエキッサ】 utagoe coffeehouse, sing-along tearoom, coffee shop in which customers can sing in chorus accompanied by a band

Readings

Japanese names:
ちや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cha2
Korean:
da, cha

Spanish

  • hoja de té

Portuguese

  • chá

French

  • thé
275 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
187 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
171 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
805 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
392 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
245 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
931 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
251 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
251 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
145 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
654 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2808 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1446 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1948 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
258 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30915P Morohashi
2259 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5033 New Nelson (John Haig)
252 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
267 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
183 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k6.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
1-35-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8336 Unicode hex code

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

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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:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:

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On reading compounds

  • 狐疑 【コギ】 doubt, suspicion, hesitation, indecision
  • 狐疑逡巡 【コギシュンジュン】 being in doubt and unable to decide, hesitation and indecision
  • 空狐 【クウコ】 second-ranking fox spirit
  • 妖狐 【ヨウコ】 mythological fox spirit

Kun reading compounds

  • 狐 【きつね】 fox (esp. the red fox, Vulpes vulpes), fox (i.e. a sly person), soba or udon topped with deep-fried tofu, light brown, golden brown
  • 狐薊 【きつねあざみ】 Hemisteptia lyrata
  • 北狐 【きたきつね】 Ezo red fox (Vulpes vulpes schrencki)
  • 雌の狐 【めすのきつね】 bitch fox, vixen

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hu2
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • zorro

Portuguese

French

2878 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
789 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
472 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
20333X Morohashi
3568 New Nelson (John Haig)
2342 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3g6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4223.0 Four corner code
1-24-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72d0 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
monkey
Kun:
さる
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1772 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 猿人 【エンジン】 ape man
  • 猿害 【エンガイ】 damages inflicted by monkeys (on crops, etc.)
  • 人類猿 【ジンルイエン】 anthropoid ape
  • 孤猿 【コエン】 lone monkey, stray monkey

Kun reading compounds

  • 猿 【さる】 monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata), ape, non-human primate, sly person, idiot, hick, sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut), clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook, bathhouse prostitute
  • 猿尾 【さるお】 backside part of the shamisen's neck where it meets the body
  • 木から落ちた猿 【きからおちたさる】 person who has lost something they used to rely on, a monkey fallen from the tree
  • 真猿 【まさる】 monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata)

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 さわ、 ざる、 まし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • mono
  • simio

Portuguese

  • Macaco

French

  • singe
1028 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1717 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2905 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1529 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2062 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1584 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1690 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1865 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1308 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
824 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
479 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
612 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
410 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20584 Morohashi
669 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3600 New Nelson (John Haig)
403 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
430 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1648 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2965 2001 Kanji
3g10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4423.2 Four corner code
1-17-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
733f Unicode hex code