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

14 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
membrane
On:
マク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1804 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 膜 【マク】 membrane, film
  • 膜厚 【マクアツ】 film thickness, coating thickness
  • 角膜 【カクマク】 cornea
  • 網膜 【モウマク】 retina

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo4, mo2
Korean:
mag, mo

Spanish

  • membrana

Portuguese

  • membrana

French

  • membrane
1834 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1897 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3803 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1379 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1681 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1426 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1515 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1546 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1042 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1345 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
238 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29808P Morohashi
1062 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4854 New Nelson (John Haig)
233 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
248 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1708 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3963 2001 Kanji
4b10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
7423.4 Four corner code
1-43-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
819c Unicode hex code