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

Speed

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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

11 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
sparrow
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1856 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 雀躍 【ジャクヤク】 leaping for joy, exultation
  • 雀羅 【ジャクラ】 sparrow net
  • 黄雀 【コウジャク】 tree sparrow (Passer montanus)
  • インド孔雀 【インドクジャク】 Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus), common peafowl, blue peafowl
  • 雀鬼 【ジャンキ】 skilled mahjong player
  • 雀球 【ジャンキュウ】 jankyū, combination of Japanese pinball and mahjong
  • 賭け麻雀 【カケマージャン】 mahjong gambling, playing mahjong for money

Kun reading compounds

  • 雀 【すずめ】 tree sparrow (Passer montanus), talkative person, knowledgeable person
  • 雀色 【すずめいろ】 light, reddish brown
  • 入内雀 【にゅうないすずめ】 russet sparrow (Passer rutilans), cinnamon sparrow
  • 京雀 【きょうすずめ】 gossipy Kyotoite

Readings

Japanese names:
ざく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
que4, qiao1, qiao3
Korean:
jag

Spanish

  • gorrión

Portuguese

French

233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1530 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2178 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41954 Morohashi
2469 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6496 New Nelson (John Haig)
2878 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1175 2001 Kanji
8c3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
4-11-2 SKIP code
3-4-7 SKIP code
9021.4 Four corner code
1-31-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c0 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
bee, wasp, hornet
Kun:
はち
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蜂起 【ホウキ】 uprising, revolt
  • 蜂窩 【ホウカ】 beehive, hive, honeycomb
  • 寄生蜂 【キセイバチ】 parasitoid wasp, parasitic wasp, parasitic bee
  • 養蜂 【ヨウホウ】 beekeeping, apiculture

Kun reading compounds

  • 蜂 【はち】 bee, wasp, hornet
  • 蜂蜜 【はちみつ】 honey
  • 虻蜂 【あぶはち】 horsefly and bee, horsefly and wasp

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
feng1
Korean:
bong

Spanish

  • avispa
  • abeja
  • avispón

Portuguese

French

4150 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1921 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
821 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
33088 Morohashi
5331 New Nelson (John Haig)
2687 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1684 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6d7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
5715.4 Four corner code
1-43-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8702 Unicode hex code