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:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
river
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
663 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 川 【カワ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 星河 【セイガ】 Milky Way
  • 決河 【ケッカ】 river breaking through (its dikes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 川 【かわ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 追河 【おいかわ】 freshwater minnow, pale chub (Zacco platypus)
  • 恋河 【こいかわ】 oceans of love

Readings

Japanese names:
かっ、 こ、 こう
Chinese:
he2
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • río
  • corriente

Portuguese

  • rio

French

  • rivière
  • fleuve
561 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
658 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
628 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
698 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2530 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
633 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
669 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
597 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1170 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
148 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17245 Morohashi
336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3102 New Nelson (John Haig)
146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
679 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
349 2001 Kanji
3a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3112.0 Four corner code
18-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb3 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
pig
Parts:
Variants:
pork, pig
Kun:
ぶた
On:
トン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1864 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 豚 【トン】 pig, pork
  • 豚肉 【ブタニク】 pork
  • 養豚 【ヨウトン】 pig-keeping, pig farming
  • 焼きとん 【ヤキトン】 yakiton, grilled pork on skewers

Kun reading compounds

  • 豚 【ぶた】 pig (Sus scrofa domesticus), pork, fatso, fatty
  • 豚肉 【ぶたにく】 pork
  • 萌え豚 【もえぶた】 anime freak, person overly interested in female anime and video game characters
  • 塩豚 【しおぶた】 salted pork, ham

Readings

Chinese:
tun2
Korean:
don

Spanish

  • cochino
  • cerdo

Portuguese

  • Carne de porco
  • porco

French

  • porc
  • cochon
1670 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1557 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3772 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1738 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1774 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
796 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
810 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1089 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1717 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1228 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
666 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
544 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36352 Morohashi
976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5743 New Nelson (John Haig)
538 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
577 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1486 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3951 2001 Kanji
4b7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
7123.2 Four corner code
38-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c5a Unicode hex code