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
  • 薬価 【ヤッカ】 National Health Insurance drug price, NHI drug price
  • 製薬 【セイヤク】 medicine manufacture, drug manufacture
  • 医薬 【イヤク】 medicine, Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau

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, fourth finger

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
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
44-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85ac Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
roof, house, shop, dealer, seller
Kun:
On:
オク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
616 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 屋上 【オクジョウ】 rooftop
  • 屋外 【オクガイ】 outdoors, outside
  • 草屋 【ソウオク】 thatched hut
  • 塔屋 【トウヤ】 rooftop structure, e.g. tower, elevator machine room, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 屋 【や】 (something) shop, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
  • 屋敷 【やしき】 residence, estate, grounds, premises, mansion
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house
  • 総会屋 【そうかいや】 extortionist that threatens to disrupt stock-holder meetings

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
wu1
Korean:
og

Spanish

  • casa
  • tejado
  • tienda

Portuguese

  • teto
  • casa
  • loja
  • negociante
  • vendedor

French

  • toit
  • maison
  • échoppe
  • négociant
  • vendeur
161 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
236 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
270 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1392 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
251 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
160 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1233 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
167 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
530 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3842 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1973 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2669 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1067 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7684 Morohashi
3098 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1421 New Nelson (John Haig)
1058 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
236 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
319 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3772 2001 Kanji
3r6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
18-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c4b Unicode hex code