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:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
fertilizer, get fat, fertile, manure, pamper
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1469 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 肥満 【ヒマン】 corpulence, fatness, obesity
  • 肥大 【ヒダイ】 swelling, enlargement, becoming fat, hypertrophy
  • 堆肥 【タイヒ】 compost
  • 追肥 【ツイヒ】 (adding) extra fertilizer or manure (fertiliser)

Kun reading compounds

  • 肥える 【こえる】 to grow fat, to gain weight, to put on weight, to grow fertile, to be refined (palate), to be discerning (eye, ear), to become rich, to become successful
  • 肥 【こえ】 manure, night soil, dung, fertiliser, fertilizer
  • 肥える 【こえる】 to grow fat, to gain weight, to put on weight, to grow fertile, to be refined (palate), to be discerning (eye, ear), to become rich, to become successful
  • 肥やす 【こやす】 to fertilize, to fertilise, to manure, to enrich
  • 肥やし 【こやし】 manure, night soil, dung, fertiliser, fertilizer, something that will help one develop in the future
  • 肥やし桶 【こやしおけ】 night soil pail
  • 太る 【ふとる】 to grow fat (stout, plump), to become fat, to gain weight

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 こい、 ひえ
Chinese:
fei2
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • engordar
  • fertilizar
  • abonar
  • abono
  • fertilizante
  • enriquecer

Portuguese

  • fertilizar
  • engordar
  • fértil
  • estrume
  • mimar

French

  • engrais
  • grossir
  • fertile
  • fumier
  • choyer
699 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
793 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
772 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1398 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3740 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
724 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1668 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
617 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1723 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1841 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1352 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1024 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1091 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
592 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1772 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29290 Morohashi
879 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4774 New Nelson (John Haig)
1756 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1893 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
692 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3956 2001 Kanji
4b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
7721.7 Four corner code
40-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80a5 Unicode hex code