Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
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On reading compounds

  • 萎縮 【イシュク】 withering, shrivelling, shrinking, atrophy, contraction
  • 萎黄病 【イオウビョウ】 chlorosis, greensickness
  • 陰萎 【インイ】 impotence (sexual), erectile impotence

Kun reading compounds

  • 萎える 【なえる】 to lose strength, to become weak, to disappear (of energy, drive, etc.), to wither, to droop, to wilt
  • 萎え落ち 【なえおち】 disconnecting from an online game because one is losing
  • 萎れる 【しおれる】 to wither, to wilt, to droop, to fade, to be dejected, to be disheartened, to be depressed, to be crestfallen
  • 萎びる 【しなびる】 to shrivel (e.g. cut vegetables, skin), to wilt, to fade, to wither, to be wizened
  • 萎む 【しぼむ】 to wither (of flowers, dreams, etc.), to wilt, to droop, to shrivel, to fade (away), to sag, to deflate, to lose one's willpower, to turn off
  • 萎える 【なえる】 to lose strength, to become weak, to disappear (of energy, drive, etc.), to wither, to droop, to wilt

Readings

Chinese:
wei1, wei3
Korean:
wi

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3973 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2082 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1996 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31269X Morohashi
2478 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5087 New Nelson (John Haig)
2355 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
986 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k8.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
2-4-8 SKIP code
4440.4 Four corner code
16-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
840e Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
909 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 縮 【シュク】 wearing armour (armor), counter for suits of armour
  • 縮小 【シュクショウ】 reduction, curtailment
  • 凝縮 【ギョウシュク】 condensation (of ideas, emotions, etc.), condensation (of a vapour or gas)
  • 濃縮 【ノウシュク】 concentration (e.g. of a solution), enrichment, condensation

Kun reading compounds

  • 縮む 【ちぢむ】 to shrink, to contract, to diminish (in size)
  • 縮まる 【ちぢまる】 to shorten, to narrow, to close, to shrink
  • 縮める 【ちぢめる】 to shorten, to reduce, to condense, to shrink, to crumple (fabric), to wrinkle, to make (one's body) smaller, to draw in (one's legs), to duck (one's head)
  • 縮れる 【ちぢれる】 to be wavy, to be curled, to be frizzled
  • 縮らす 【ちぢらす】 to curl, to crimp

Readings

Chinese:
suo1, su4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acortar
  • reducir
  • restringir
  • encoger
  • contraerse
  • estar rizado
  • rizar

Portuguese

  • encolher
  • contrair
  • enrugar
  • ruga
  • reduzir

French

  • rétrécir
  • contracter
  • raccourcir
  • friser
  • réduire
904 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
893 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
924 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1142 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1646 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2813 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1110 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
884 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1558 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1348 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27815 Morohashi
1414 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1336 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1434 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
999 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a11.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-11 SKIP code
2396.1 Four corner code
29-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e2e Unicode hex code