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

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On reading compounds

  • 薄弱 【ハクジャク】 feebleness, weakness, weak
  • 薄謝 【ハクシャ】 small consideration (remuneration, token of gratitude)
  • 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
  • 薄板 【うすいた】 laminate, veneer
  • 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), silver grass, zebra grass

Readings

Chinese:
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
39-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8584 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
green
Kun:
みどり
On:
リョクロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1180 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 緑色 【ミドリイロ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 緑化 【リョッカ】 greening (i.e. planting to increase greenery), tree planting, afforestation
  • 新緑 【シンリョク】 fresh verdure, new green leaves
  • 常緑 【ジョウリョク】 evergreen
  • 緑青 【ロクショウ】 verdigris, green rust, copper rust
  • 四緑 【シロク】 fourth of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Jupiter and south-east)

Kun reading compounds

  • 緑 【みどり】 green, greenery (esp. fresh verdure)
  • 緑色 【みどりいろ】 green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
  • 黄緑 【きみどり】 pea green, yellow-green
  • 青緑 【あおみどり】 blue-green, turquoise, aqua, spirogyra, algae forming pond scum

Readings

Chinese:
lu:4
Korean:
rog

Spanish

  • verde
  • verdor

Portuguese

  • Verde

French

  • vert
532 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
435 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
412 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3564 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
876 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
824 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2535 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
537 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
546 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
731 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1546 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1741 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1259 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1383 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27541P Morohashi
1377 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4528 New Nelson (John Haig)
1371 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1471 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
430 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2742 2001 Kanji
6a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2793.2 Four corner code
46-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dd1 Unicode hex code