Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:

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On reading compounds

  • 仙蓼 【センリョウ】 Chloranthus glaber
  • 木天蓼 【マタタビ】 silver vine (Actinidia polygama), cat powder

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓼 【たで】 knotweed (Polygonaceae), jointweed, smartweed, water pepper (Persicaria hydropiper)
  • 蓼藍 【たであい】 dyer's knotweed (Persicaria tinctoria, used to produce indigo dye)
  • 藍蓼 【あいたで】 dyer's knotweed (Persicaria tinctoria, used to produce indigo dye)
  • 柳蓼 【やなぎたで】 water pepper (Persicaria hydropiper)

Readings

Chinese:
liao3
Korean:
ryo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

2229 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
31744X Morohashi
5166 New Nelson (John Haig)
3k11.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
2-4-12 SKIP code
4420.2 Four corner code
72-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84fc Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食 【ショク】 eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 飽食 【ホウショク】 gluttony, satiation, engorgement
  • 会食 【カイショク】 dining together, mess
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 食封 【ジキフ】 stipend given to a designated person, such as a noble, and which was paid by a designated household (ritsuryo system)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 斎食 【サイジキ】 morning meal (for priests, monks, etc.), food offering at a Buddhist ceremony

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistance
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back, to receive (e.g. a blow), to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Chinese:
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
insect, bug, temper
Kun:
むし
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1351 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 虫垂炎 【チュウスイエン】 appendicitis
  • 虫えい 【チュウエイ】 gall (abnormal plant growth formed by insects)
  • 幼虫 【ヨウチュウ】 larva, grub, maggot
  • 寄生虫 【キセイチュウ】 parasite
  • 虫部 【キブ】 insect radical, worm radical
  • 蟻巻 【アリマキ】 aphid, plant louse, plant lice

Kun reading compounds

  • 虫 【むし】 insect, bug, cricket, moth, worm
  • 虫歯 【むしば】 cavity, tooth decay, decayed tooth, dental caries
  • 苦虫 【にがむし】 bitter-tasting bug
  • 馬追虫 【うまおいむし】 Hexacentrus japonicus (species of katydid), Hexacentrus unicolor (species of katydid)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
chong2, hui3
Korean:
hwe, chung

Spanish

  • insecto
  • bicho

Portuguese

  • inseto
  • bichinho
  • temperamento

French

  • insecte
  • vermine
  • ver
  • reptile
  • colère
114 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
74 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
56 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1073 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4115 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
133 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
875 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
324 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
873 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
893 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
466 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1604 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4343 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2959 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
523 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32804 Morohashi
3530 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5275 New Nelson (John Haig)
517 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
556 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
60 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1671 2001 Kanji
6d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-3 SKIP code
2-4-2 SKIP code
5013.6 Four corner code
35-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
866b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
fond, pleasing, like something
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
423 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 好 【コウ】 good
  • 好意 【コウイ】 kindness, favor, favour, friendliness, goodwill, affection, liking (for someone), love
  • 友好 【ユウコウ】 friendship
  • 同好 【ドウコウ】 similar tastes

Kun reading compounds

  • 好む 【このむ】 to like, to prefer
  • 好むと好まざるとにかかわらず 【このむとこのまざるとにかかわらず】 whether one likes it or not
  • 好く 【すく】 to like, to love, to be fond of
  • 良い 【よい】 good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable, sufficient, enough, ready, prepared, profitable (deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial, OK, all right, fine, no problem
  • いい男 【いいおとこ】 handsome man, looker, good guy, great guy, influential person (esp. in the yakuza), sumo wrestler
  • いい加減 【いいかげん】 irresponsible, perfunctory, careless, lukewarm, half-baked, halfhearted, vague, reasonable, moderate, considerably, quite, rather, pretty
  • いい男 【いいおとこ】 handsome man, looker, good guy, great guy, influential person (esp. in the yakuza), sumo wrestler

Readings

Japanese names:
こ、 たか、 とし、 よし
Chinese:
hao3, hao4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • agradable
  • gustar algo
  • gustar
  • preferir

Portuguese

  • apaixonado
  • agradável
  • gostar

French

  • aimer bien
  • apprécié
  • agréable
503 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
859 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
308 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1191 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
882 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
152 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
413 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
104 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
104 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
244 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
432 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
240 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
100 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6053 Morohashi
208 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1180 New Nelson (John Haig)
99 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
103 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
262 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
465 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1747 2001 Kanji
3e2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
4744.7 Four corner code
25-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
597d Unicode hex code