Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
reed, bullrush
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2343 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 一葦 【イチイ】 one reed, boat

Kun reading compounds

  • 葦 【あし】 common reed (Phragmites australis)
  • 海驢 【あしか】 eared seal (esp. the California sea lion, Zalophus californianus), sea lion
  • 間葦 【あいあし】 Phacelurus latifolius (species of perennial grass)
  • 枯葦 【かれあし】 withered reeds (esp. reeds that have withered in the winter)
  • 葦 【あし】 common reed (Phragmites australis)
  • 葦鴨 【よしがも】 falcated teal

Readings

Chinese:
wei3
Korean:
wi

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3998 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1992 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2934 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31437 Morohashi
5160 New Nelson (John Haig)
2411 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2491 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k10.21 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-4-9 SKIP code
4450.6 Four corner code
16-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8466 Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
bone
Parts:
Variants:
marrow, pith, essence
On:
ズイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1652 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 髄 【ズイ】 medulla, marrow, pith
  • 髄膜炎 【ズイマクエン】 meningitis
  • 骨髄 【コツズイ】 bone marrow, medulla, true spirit, one's mind
  • 脊髄 【セキズイ】 spinal cord

Readings

Chinese:
sui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • médula
  • meollo

Portuguese

  • Tutano
  • medula
  • miolo

French

  • moelle
  • quintessence
1463 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1833 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5242 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1697 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1915 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2826 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1740 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1863 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1793 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1923 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2316 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1198 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1299 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45240P Morohashi
1842 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6791 New Nelson (John Haig)
1290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1385 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1926 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3646 2001 Kanji
4b14.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-9 SKIP code
1-10-8 SKIP code
7423.2 Four corner code
31-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ac4 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
heavens, sky, imperial
Kun:
あまつあめあま-
On:
テン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
512 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 天 【テン】 sky, heaven, svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth), deva (divine being of Buddhism)
  • 天下 【テンカ】 the whole world, the whole country, society, the public, supremacy over a nation, government of a country, the ruling power, having one's own way, doing as one pleases, peerless, incomparable, superlative, world-famous, shogun (Edo period)
  • 炎天 【エンテン】 blazing heat, scorching sun
  • 楽天 【ラクテン】 optimism

Kun reading compounds

  • 天津 【あまつ】 heavenly, imperial
  • 天津乙女 【あまつおとめ】 celestial maiden
  • 天 【てん】 sky, heaven, svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth), deva (divine being of Buddhism)
  • 天地 【てんち】 heaven and earth, the universe, nature, top and bottom, realm, sphere, world, top and bottom, gods of heaven and earth

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あも、 た、 たかし、 て、 なま
Chinese:
tian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • paraíso
  • cielo
  • imperial

Portuguese

  • paraíso
  • ceú
  • imperiais

French

  • cieux
  • ciel
  • impérial
119 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
58 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
364 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
16 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
78 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
41 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
93 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
141 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
462 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4250 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2148 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5833 Morohashi
3442 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 New Nelson (John Haig)
428 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
457 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
34 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3163 2001 Kanji
0a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1043.0 Four corner code
37-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5929 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
well, well crib, town, community
Kun:
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
339 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 井 【セイ】 well curb, Chinese "Well" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 井蛙 【セイア】 frog in a well, someone with a narrow perspective
  • 市井 【シセイ】 the street, the town
  • 坑井 【コウセイ】 winze (mining), well (oil, gas)

Kun reading compounds

  • 井 【い】 well
  • 堰 【せき】 dam, weir, barrier, sluice
  • 筒井 【つつい】 round well
  • 市井 【しせい】 the street, the town

Readings

Japanese names:
いの、 さい、 ひ
Chinese:
jing3
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • pozo
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • bem

French

  • puits
  • margelle
  • ville
  • communauté
1470 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
252 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
165 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
916 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1031 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
103 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1193 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1064 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
34 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2153 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2905 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1824 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
258 Morohashi
3454 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
76 New Nelson (John Haig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1946 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1019 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
0a4.46 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5500.0 Four corner code
16-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e95 Unicode hex code