Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
medicine, chemical, enamel, gunpowder, benefit
Kun:
くすり
On:
ヤク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
702 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 薬 【ヤク】 dope, narcotic, drug
  • 薬品 【ヤクヒン】 medicine, chemicals
  • 投薬 【トウヤク】 administration, medication, dosage
  • 製薬 【セイヤク】 medicine manufacture, drug manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 薬 【くすり】 medicine, pharmaceuticals, (legal) drugs, pill, ointment, salve, efficacious chemical (gunpowder, pesticide, etc.), (pottery) glaze, (illegal) drug, narcotic, small bribe
  • 薬指 【くすりゆび】 ring finger, third finger, fourth finger (in piano-playing), fourth toe

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yao4
Korean:
yag

Spanish

  • medicina
  • droga

Portuguese

  • remédio
  • produto químico
  • esmalte
  • pólvora
  • benefício

French

  • médicament
  • produit chimique
  • émail
  • poudre à canon
  • bénéfice
521 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
420 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
398 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
541 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4074 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
323 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
247 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2568 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
359 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
315 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
672 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3011 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1539 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1752 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32188PX Morohashi
2375 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5224 New Nelson (John Haig)
1736 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1873 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
439 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k13.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
1-44-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85ac Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
goods, refinement, dignity, article, counter for meal courses
Kun:
しな
On:
ヒンホン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
225 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 品 【ヒン】 elegance, grace, refinement, class, dignity, article, item, counter for items (of food, etc.), counter for dishes or courses (at a restaurant)
  • 品質 【ヒンシツ】 quality (of a product or a service)
  • 用品 【ヨウヒン】 articles, supplies (e.g. office supplies), things (for), utensils, goods, equipment
  • 遺留品 【イリュウヒン】 article left behind (at a crime scene, after death, etc.)
  • 品 【ホン】 court rank, level, grade, chapter, section, volume
  • 品題 【ホンダイ】 chapter title, section title, volume title
  • 九品 【クホン】 nine levels of Amitabha's Pure Land, Amitabha's Pure Land, nine-tiered lotus leaf platform in Amitabha's Pure Land

Kun reading compounds

  • 品 【しな】 article, item, thing, goods, stock, quality, flirtatiousness, coquetry
  • 品物 【しなもの】 goods, article, thing
  • 一品 【いっぴん】 item, article, dish, course, finest item
  • 極め付きの品 【きわめつきのしな】 article of certified genuineness

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pin3
Korean:
pum

Spanish

  • producto
  • artículo
  • bienes

Portuguese

  • bens
  • refinamento
  • dignidade
  • artigo
  • sufixo para contagem de para pratos de refeição

French

  • marchandise
  • dignité
  • raffinement
  • article
  • compteur de plats
311 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
405 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
382 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
138 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
923 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
146 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
916 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
230 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
230 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
683 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
328 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2795 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1437 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
23 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3581 Morohashi
2248 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
792 New Nelson (John Haig)
23 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
23 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
372 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
345 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
6066.0 Four corner code
1-41-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
54c1 Unicode hex code