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

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
pillow
Kun:
まくら
On:
チンシン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2084 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 枕籍 【チンセキ】 bedding, bed, to sleep together in the same bed, to sleep together using each other's bodies as pillow, to sleep together using books as a pillow
  • 枕席 【チンセキ】 bedding, bed
  • 開枕 【カイチン】 bringing out the pillows and futon (in Zen Buddhism), sleeping
  • 陶枕 【トウチン】 porcelain pillow (used in summer)

Kun reading compounds

  • 枕 【まくら】 pillow, bolster, introduction (e.g. to a rakugo story), lead-in
  • 枕絵 【まくらえ】 erotic picture
  • 新枕 【にいまくら】 bridal bed
  • 高枕 【たかまくら】 high pillow

Readings

Chinese:
zhen3, zhen4
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • almohada
  • prefacio a una frase o charla

Portuguese

French

2209 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1900 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
627 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
965 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1064 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
759 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
14546 Morohashi
2589 New Nelson (John Haig)
2472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2034 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1857 2001 Kanji
4a4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4491.2 Four corner code
43-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6795 Unicode hex code