Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
laid waste, rough, rude, wild
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1099 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 荒廃 【コウハイ】 ruin, destruction, devastation, waste, decay
  • 荒野 【コウヤ】 wasteland, wilderness, deserted land, prairie, vast plain, wilds, desert, wild land
  • 破天荒 【ハテンコウ】 unheard-of, unprecedented
  • 救荒 【キュウコウ】 famine relief

Kun reading compounds

  • 荒い 【あらい】 rough, wild, violent, rude, coarse, harsh, fierce, heavy (e.g. breathing), immoderate, extravagant, reckless
  • 荒石 【あらいし】 unprocessed stone, rubble
  • 荒れる 【あれる】 to be stormy, to be rough, to be ruined, to fall into ruin, to be in a bad temper, to lose one's temper
  • 荒らす 【あらす】 to lay waste, to devastate, to damage, to invade, to break into, to troll (e.g. web forums), to spam
  • 粗筋 【あらすじ】 outline, summary, argument
  • 荒む 【すさむ】 to grow wild, to run to waste, to become degenerate, to become rough (of art, craft, etc.), to lose refinement, to deteriorate (of skill), to intensify (of wind, rain, etc.), to become more severe

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
huang1
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • áspero
  • tosco
  • rudo
  • salvaje
  • violento
  • desolarse
  • enfurecerse

Portuguese

  • Abandonado no mato
  • selvagem
  • rude

French

  • brutalité
  • dévaster
  • rude
  • sauvage
1253 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
901 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3941 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1028 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
866 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
935 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1377 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1464 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1666 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
651 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2810 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1447 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1950 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
499 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30953P Morohashi
2260 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5034 New Nelson (John Haig)
488 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
527 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1291 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1957 2001 Kanji
3k6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4421.1 Four corner code
25-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8352 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 someone of that nature, someone doing that work
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Chinese:
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code