Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
steam, heat, sultry, foment, get musty
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1552 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 蒸気 【ジョウキ】 steam, vapour, vapor, steamboat, steam locomotive
  • 蒸発 【ジョウハツ】 evaporation, disappearance (of people intentionally concealing their whereabouts), unexplained disappearance
  • 燻蒸 【クンジョウ】 fumigation, smoking (out)
  • 蒸籠 【セイロ】 bamboo steamer, steaming basket, wooden frame holder with reed base used to steam food over a pot, soba served on a small wickerwork tray, wickerwork tray (for serving soba)
  • せいろ蒸し 【セイロムシ】 steaming (of food) using a bamboo steamer

Kun reading compounds

  • 蒸す 【むす】 to steam (food, towel, etc.), to be hot and humid, to be sultry
  • 蒸れる 【むれる】 to be steamed (properly, e.g. rice), to be stuffy, to grow musty, to get close, to become sweaty, to feel sticky, to moulder
  • 蒸らす 【むらす】 to cook by steam

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • vapor
  • echar vapor
  • cocinar al vapor

Portuguese

  • vapor
  • calor
  • quente
  • compressas
  • ficar mofado

French

  • cuire à la vapeur
  • chauffer
  • torride
  • fomenter
  • renfermé
915 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
904 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1721 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4002 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
950 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
872 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1981 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
943 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
973 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
802 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
665 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2936 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1508 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2043 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1920 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31618P Morohashi
2334 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5163 New Nelson (John Haig)
1900 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2049 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
961 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1940 2001 Kanji
3k9.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-3-9 SKIP code
4433.1 Four corner code
1-30-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84b8 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
steam, breath
Parts:
Variants:
spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
113 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 気 【キ】 spirit, mind, heart, nature, disposition, motivation, intention, mood, feelings, ambience, atmosphere, mood, qi (in traditional Chinese philosophy and medicine), chi, ki
  • 気分 【キブン】 feeling, mood
  • お天気 【オテンキ】 weather, mood, temper
  • 換気 【カンキ】 ventilation
  • 気 【ケ】 sign, indication, trace, touch, feeling, somehow, for some reason, seeming to be
  • 気配 【ケハイ】 indication, sign, hint, sensation, feeling, tone (of the market)
  • 吐き気 【ハキケ】 nausea, feeling like throwing up, feeling sick
  • 水気 【ミズケ】 water content, moisture, juiciness, dampness, water vapor (vapour), steam, dropsy, edema, oedema

Kun reading compounds

  • 気 【き】 spirit, mind, heart, nature, disposition, motivation, intention, mood, feelings, ambience, atmosphere, mood, qi (in traditional Chinese philosophy and medicine), chi, ki
  • 気分 【きぶん】 feeling, mood
  • お天気 【おてんき】 weather, mood, temper
  • 換気 【かんき】 ventilation

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • espíritu
  • mente

Portuguese

  • espírito
  • mente

French

  • esprit
  • air
  • atmosphère
  • humeur
59 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
11 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
77 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2480 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
144 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
67 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
319 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
134 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
134 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
246 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1150 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3960 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2751 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1903 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17046P Morohashi
3194 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3025 New Nelson (John Haig)
1885 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2030 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
55 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
52 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2356 2001 Kanji
0a6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-2 SKIP code
2-2-4 SKIP code
8041.7 Four corner code
1-21-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c17 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
pressure, push, overwhelm, oppress, dominate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
718 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 圧 【アツ】 pressure, force
  • 圧力 【アツリョク】 pressure, stress, pressure (e.g. political), coercion, arm-twisting
  • 抑圧 【ヨクアツ】 check, restraint, oppression, suppression
  • 制圧 【セイアツ】 gaining total control (of people or counties), suppression, oppression, control, mastery, ascendancy, supremacy
  • 圧状 【オウジョウ】 document written under duress, coercion

Kun reading compounds

  • 押す 【おす】 to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal, to affix (e.g. gold leaf), to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel, to influence, to overwhelm, to overpower, to repress, to push (events along), to advance (a plan), to do in spite of ..., to do even though ..., to force, to make sure, to be pressed for time, to advance troops, to attack, (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface
  • 圧す 【へす】 to dent, to press, to push

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ya1, ya4
Korean:
ab

Spanish

  • presión
  • opresión

Portuguese

  • pressão
  • empurrar
  • inundar
  • oprimir
  • dominar

French

  • pression
  • pousser
  • submerger
  • oppresser
  • dominer
544 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
641 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
612 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
598 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
818 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
874 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
426 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1342 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1425 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1197 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
348 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3688 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1883 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2563 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
154 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4879P Morohashi
2970 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
970 New Nelson (John Haig)
152 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
163 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
397 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
645 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3372 2001 Kanji
2p3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
7121.4 Four corner code
1-16-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5727 Unicode hex code