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

11 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
flute, clarinet, pipe, whistle, bagpipe, piccolo
Kun:
ふえ
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
1928 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 警笛 【ケイテキ】 horn, alarm, whistle, foghorn
  • 横笛 【ヨコブエ】 transverse flute (e.g. a fife)

Kun reading compounds

  • 笛 【ふえ】 flute, fife, pipe, recorder, flageolet, shakuhachi, clarinet, whistle
  • 笛吹 【ふえふき】 flute player
  • 鷺笛 【さぎふえ】 longspine snipefish (Macroramphosus scolopax), common bellowsfish, snipe-fish, snipefish, spine trumpet fish, trumpetfish
  • 笙の笛 【しょうのふえ】 sho (Japanese free reed musical instrument)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
di2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • flauta

Portuguese

  • flauta
  • clarinete
  • assobio
  • gaita de foles
  • flautim

French

  • flûte
  • clarinette
  • sifflet
  • pipeau
  • cornemuse
  • piccolo
373 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1624 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1692 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3382 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1306 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1602 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1471 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1568 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1681 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1474 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3303 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1710 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25917 Morohashi
2664 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4268 New Nelson (John Haig)
1111 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1192 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
382 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2376 2001 Kanji
6f5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
8860.3 Four corner code
37-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b1b Unicode hex code