Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
Kun:
くさくさ--ぐさ
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
967 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 草 【ソウ】 draft, rough copy, cursive script, "grass" kanji
  • 草案 【ソウアン】 draft (for a speech, bill, etc.)
  • 除草 【ジョソウ】 weeding
  • 起草 【キソウ】 drafting (e.g. a bill), drawing up

Kun reading compounds

  • 草 【くさ】 grass, weed, herb, thatch, ninja, not genuine, substandard, laughter, LOL
  • 草刈り 【くさかり】 mowing, mower
  • 水草 【すいそう】 water plant
  • 若草 【わかくさ】 green grass, young (fresh) grass

Readings

Japanese names:
そ、 や
Chinese:
cao3
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • hierba
  • planta

Portuguese

  • grama
  • erva daninha
  • ervas
  • pasto
  • escrever
  • esboçar

French

  • herbe
  • mauvaise herbe
  • plantes
  • pâturage
  • écrire
  • ébauche
106 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
162 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
705 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3939 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
118 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
865 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
934 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
249 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
249 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
567 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
652 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2813 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1953 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
229 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30945P Morohashi
2263 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5032 New Nelson (John Haig)
224 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
238 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
77 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3k6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4440.6 Four corner code
33-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8349 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
length, ten shaku, measure, Mr., Ms., height, stature, all (one has), only, that's all, merely
Kun:
たけだけ
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1375 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 丈 【ジョウ】 3.03 meters (ten shaku), length, measure, Mr., Mrs.
  • 丈夫 【ジョウブ】 healthy, robust, strong, solid, durable
  • 気丈 【キジョウ】 stout-hearted, firm, courageous, brave, tough
  • 方丈 【ホウジョウ】 square jo (approx. 10 sq feet), abbot's chamber, chief priest

Kun reading compounds

  • 丈 【たけ】 height, stature, length (esp. of clothing), all (one has), everything, magnificence (of a waka poem, etc.)
  • 丈比べ 【たけくらべ】 comparison of statures
  • 草丈 【くさたけ】 rice plant's height
  • 着丈 【きたけ】 dress length
  • 丈 【だけ】 only, just, merely, simply, no more than, nothing but, alone, as much as, to the extent of, enough to
  • 丈に 【だけに】 given that ... it is only natural that ..., ... being the case, it is unavoidable that ..., (precisely) because ..., as might be expected (from ...)
  • 何れ丈 【どれだけ】 how long, how much, to what extent
  • 一度だけ 【いちどだけ】 only once

Readings

Japanese names:
とも、 ますら
Chinese:
zhang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • unidad de longitud (10 pies)
  • altura
  • sólido
  • fuerte
  • longitud

Portuguese

  • comprimento
  • 10 pés
  • medida
  • Sra.
  • Dona.
  • altura
  • estatura
  • todo
  • únicamente
  • isto é tudo
  • meramente

French

  • longueur
  • 10 pieds (jo)
  • mesure
  • M
  • Mme
  • taille
  • stature
  • tout (ce qu'on a)
  • seulement
  • c'est tout
1415 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1317 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
151 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
962 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1025 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
36 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1325 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1408 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1272 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
7 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4227 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2885 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
698 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11 Morohashi
3419 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5 New Nelson (John Haig)
691 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
746 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1010 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1466 2001 Kanji
0a3.26 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
5000.0 Four corner code
30-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e08 Unicode hex code