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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On reading compounds

  • 蒸気 【ジョウキ】 steam, vapour, vapor, steamboat, steam locomotive
  • 蒸発 【ジョウハツ】 evaporation, disappearance (of a person), vanishing without a trace
  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
detain, fasten, halt, stop
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
731 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 留 【リュウ】 stationary point
  • 留学生 【リュウガクセイ】 overseas student, exchange student
  • 保留 【ホリュウ】 reservation, putting on hold, deferment
  • 蒸留 【ジョウリュウ】 distillation
  • 留 【ルーブル】 ruble (Russian currency), rouble
  • 留守 【ルス】 absence, being away from home, house-sitting, house-sitter, being left unattended to (of one's studies, etc.), neglecting
  • 柳樽 【ヤナギダル】 lacquered sake barrel (often used at weddings and other celebratory events)

Kun reading compounds

  • 止める 【とめる】 to stop, to turn off, to park, to prevent, to suppress (a cough), to hold back (tears), to hold (one's breath), to relieve (pain), to stop (someone from doing something), to dissuade, to forbid, to prohibit, to notice, to be aware of, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind, to fix (in place), to fasten, to tack, to pin, to nail, to button, to staple, to detain, to keep in custody
  • 止まる 【とまる】 to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on
  • 留める 【とどめる】 to stop, to stay (e.g. the night), to cease, to put an end to, to contain, to keep (in position, in place), to limit, to record (e.g. a fact), to retain
  • 止まる 【とどまる】 to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place), to be limited to, to be confined to, to only account for
  • とどまるところを知らない 【とどまるところをしらない】 knowing no bounds, showing no signs of stopping or slowing down

Readings

Japanese names:
とめ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • quedarse
  • permanecer
  • parar
  • detener

Portuguese

  • deter
  • segurar
  • parar
  • interromper

French

  • retenir
  • attacher
  • rester
  • s'arrêter
733 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
824 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
805 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
824 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3003 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
412 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
742 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1470 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
761 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
774 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
432 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1341 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2235 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21808 Morohashi
2580 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3750 New Nelson (John Haig)
1423 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1527 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
722 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2676 2001 Kanji
5f5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-5 SKIP code
7760.2 Four corner code
1-46-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7559 Unicode hex code