Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
dilute, thin, weak (tea), pampas grass
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1009 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 薄氷 【ハクヒョウ】 thin ice
  • 薄弱 【ハクジャク】 feebleness, weakness, weak
  • 肉薄 【ニクハク】 closing in on (the enemy, first place, etc.), coming close to, pressing hard, pressing hard (e.g. with a question), taking to task, grilling
  • 精薄 【セイハク】 mental retardation (pejorative), mentally retarded

Kun reading compounds

  • 薄い 【うすい】 thin, pale, light, faint, watery, thin, dilute, weak (taste, etc.), little (affection, etc.) not much (of a presence), slim (probability, etc.), small, sparse, patchy, scattered
  • 薄い板 【うすいいた】 sheet, thin plate
  • 薄める 【うすめる】 to dilute, to water down
  • 薄まる 【うすまる】 to become weak
  • 薄らぐ 【うすらぐ】 to become thin, to fade, to grow pale
  • 薄れる 【うすれる】 to fade, to become dim
  • 薄 【すすき】 Japanese pampas grass (Miscanthus sinensis), maiden silvergrass, zebra grass
  • 花薄 【はなすすき】 Japanese pampas grass in ear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo2, bao2, bo4
Korean:
bag

Spanish

  • pálido
  • fino
  • delgado
  • diluirse
  • debilitarse
  • diluir
  • aclarar
  • palidecer
  • desvanecerse

Portuguese

  • diluir
  • fraco
  • ralo (chá)

French

  • fin
  • dilué
  • léger (thé)
1699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
975 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4075 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1091 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
874 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2569 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1449 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1542 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
799 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
671 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3004 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2093 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
232 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32083P Morohashi
2370 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5225 New Nelson (John Haig)
227 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
242 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1850 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1948 2001 Kanji
3k13.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4414.6 Four corner code
1-39-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8584 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
plank, board, plate, stage
Kun:
いた
On:
ハンバン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
926 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 版画 【ハンガ】 woodcut, woodblock print, art print
  • 板門店 【パンムンジョム】 Panmunjon (Korea), Joint Security Area (Korean Demilitarized Zone)
  • 合板 【ゴウハン】 veneer board, plywood, joint publication
  • 鋼板 【コウハン】 steel sheet, steel plate
  • 板状 【バンジョウ】 board, plank or sheet shaped
  • 版木 【ハンギ】 (printing) block, woodcut
  • 一枚看板 【イチマイカンバン】 leading player, prima donna, box-office star, best item one has (to show), one's sole Sunday best, one's single area of expertise
  • 鋼板 【コウハン】 steel sheet, steel plate

Kun reading compounds

  • 板 【いた】 board, plank, sheet (of metal), plate (of glass), pane, slab, cutting board, chopping board, chef (esp. of high-end Japanese cuisine), cook, stage (i.e. at a theatre)
  • 板につく 【いたにつく】 to get used to, to become accustomed to, to be at home (on the stage)
  • まな板 【まないた】 chopping board, cutting board
  • 厚板 【あついた】 plank, thick board, plate glass, heavy metal sheet (esp. welding), heavy brocaded obi

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ban3
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • tabla
  • tablero
  • placa

Portuguese

  • prancha
  • junta
  • prato
  • estágio

French

  • planche
  • plaque
  • panneau
  • stade
305 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
395 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
373 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
709 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
468 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
632 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1047 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1090 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
987 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1079 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1067 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
575 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
762 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
732 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14518 Morohashi
858 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2595 New Nelson (John Haig)
724 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
781 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
310 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1867 2001 Kanji
4a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4194.7 Four corner code
1-40-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
677f Unicode hex code