Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
germ, fungus, bacteria
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1586 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 菌 【キン】 fungus, germ, bacterium, bacillus
  • 菌類 【キンルイ】 fungus, fungi
  • 球菌 【キュウキン】 coccus
  • 抗菌 【コウキン】 antibacterial, antimicrobial

Readings

Chinese:
jun4, jun1
Korean:
gyun

Spanish

  • germen
  • hongo
  • bacteria

Portuguese

  • germe
  • fungo
  • bactérias

French

  • germe (microbien)
  • champignon
  • bactérie
1177 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1016 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3976 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1651 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1703 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1441 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1222 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1285 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1368 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
659 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2876 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1484 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
927 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31156P Morohashi
2304 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5091 New Nelson (John Haig)
918 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
985 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1480 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k8.32 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
22-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83cc Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
root, radical, head (pimple)
Kun:
-ね
On:
コン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
620 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 根 【コン】 stick-to-itiveness, perseverance, persistence, radical (esp. one that tends to ionize easily), root, indriya (faculty of the body having a specific function, i.e. the sensory organs)
  • 根幹 【コンカン】 foundation, root, basis, core, fundamentals, root and trunk
  • 事実無根 【ジジツムコン】 groundless, entirely contrary to fact
  • 球根 【キュウコン】 (plant) bulb

Kun reading compounds

  • 根 【ね】 root (of a plant), root (of a tooth, hair, etc.), center (of a pimple, etc.), root (of all evil, etc.), source, origin, cause, basis, one's true nature, (fishing) reef
  • 根ざす 【ねざす】 to come from, to have roots in
  • 島根 【しまね】 island country
  • 尾根 【おね】 (mountain) ridge

Readings

Chinese:
gen1
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • raíz matemática
  • perseverancia
  • raíz

Portuguese

  • raiz
  • radical
  • verruga

French

  • racine
  • radical
  • point noir (acné)
216 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
282 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
535 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2261 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
425 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
632 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1372 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
314 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
974 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1092 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1167 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
631 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
841 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1473 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14745 Morohashi
930 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2670 New Nelson (John Haig)
1461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1571 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
390 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
355 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1865 2001 Kanji
4a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4793.2 Four corner code
26-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6839 Unicode hex code