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

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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

8 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
thing, object, matter
Kun:
ものもの-
On:
ブツモツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
215 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 物 【ブツ】 stock, products, stolen goods, loot, spoils
  • 物理 【ブツリ】 laws of nature, physical laws, physics
  • 私物 【シブツ】 private property, personal belongings, personal effects
  • 木造建築物 【モクゾウケンチクブツ】 wooden building, timber building
  • 財物 【ザイブツ】 property
  • 幣物 【ヘイモツ】 Shinto offerings, present to a guest

Kun reading compounds

  • 物 【もの】 thing, object, article, stuff, substance, one's things, possessions, property, belongings, things, something, anything, everything, nothing, quality, reason, the way of things, used to emphasize emotion, judgment, etc., used to indicate a common occurrence in the past (after a verb in past tense), used to indicate a general tendency, used to indicate something that should happen, item classified as ..., item related to ..., work in the genre of ..., cause of ..., cause for ..., somehow, somewhat, for some reason, really, truly
  • 物語 【ものがたり】 story, tale, narrative, account, fable, legend
  • 化け物 【ばけもの】 goblin, apparition, monster, ghost, phantom, spectre, specter
  • 落とし物 【おとしもの】 lost property, something dropped and left behind

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu4
Korean:
mul

Spanish

  • cosa
  • objeto
  • materia

Portuguese

  • coisa
  • objeto
  • matéria

French

  • objet
  • chose
  • matière
313 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
410 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
387 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
126 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2857 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
74 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
214 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
611 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
79 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
79 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
321 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1290 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1084 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
777 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1059 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19959 Morohashi
874 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3538 New Nelson (John Haig)
1050 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1129 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
95 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
313 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2451 2001 Kanji
4g4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
2752.0 Four corner code
1-42-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7269 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
reign, be at peace, calm down, subdue, quell, govt, cure, heal, rule, conserve
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
109 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 治療 【チリョウ】 (medical) treatment, care, therapy, cure, remedy
  • 治世 【チセイ】 rule, reign, peaceful times
  • 統治 【トウチ】 rule, reign, government, governing
  • 明治 【メイジ】 Meiji era (1868.9.8-1912.7.30)
  • 治 【チ】 politics, government, administration, rule, peace, medical treatment, cure
  • 治療 【チリョウ】 (medical) treatment, care, therapy, cure, remedy
  • 統治 【トウチ】 rule, reign, government, governing
  • 全治 【ゼンチ】 complete recovery, healing

Kun reading compounds

  • 治める 【おさめる】 to govern, to manage, to subdue
  • 治まる 【おさまる】 to die down (storm, anger, conflict, etc.), to calm down, to cool off, to abate, to be settled, to be brought under control, to be at peace, to be governed well, to subside (of pain, symptoms, etc.), to be alleviated, to get better, to ease off
  • 治る 【なおる】 to get better, to get well, to recover (from an illness), to be cured, to be restored, to heal
  • 治す 【なおす】 to cure, to heal, to fix, to correct, to repair, to do over again, to replace, to put back as it was, to convert (into a different state), to transform

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 ぢ、 はり、 はる、 みち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi4
Korean:
chi

Spanish

  • reinar
  • gobernar
  • política
  • curar
  • calmar
  • curarse

Portuguese

  • reino
  • estar em paz
  • acalmar-se
  • subjugar
  • domar
  • governo
  • cura
  • regra
  • conservar

French

  • règne
  • être en paix
  • se calmer
  • maîtriser
  • réprimer
  • gouvernement
  • guérir
  • réparer
  • préserver
468 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
527 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
544 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
181 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2528 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
214 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
672 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
825 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
493 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
502 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
531 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1174 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
393 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
250 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
754 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17256 Morohashi
335 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3100 New Nelson (John Haig)
746 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
807 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
88 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
506 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a5.28 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3316.0 Four corner code
1-28-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cbb Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
heal, cure
On:
リョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
600 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 療養 【リョウヨウ】 recuperation, medical treatment
  • 療法 【リョウホウ】 therapy, treatment, remedy, cure
  • 診療 【シンリョウ】 diagnosis and treatment, medical care
  • 治療 【チリョウ】 (medical) treatment, care, therapy, cure, remedy

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liao2
Korean:
ryo

Spanish

  • curar
  • cicatrizar
  • sanar

Portuguese

  • cura
  • curar

French

  • soins
  • traitement
1911 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
837 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3078 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1705 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
751 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1404 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1362 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1357 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4078 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2067 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1725 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22500 Morohashi
3288 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3842 New Nelson (John Haig)
1709 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1845 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1876 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
541 2001 Kanji
5i12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-12 SKIP code
0019.6 Four corner code
1-46-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7642 Unicode hex code