Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
indigo
Kun:
あい
On:
ラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2043 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 藍綬褒章 【ランジュホウショウ】 Medal with Blue Ribbon
  • 藍衣社員 【ランイシャイン】 blue-collar, blue-collar worker (employee)
  • 伽藍 【ガラン】 temple (esp. large one), monastery, temple building
  • 芥藍 【カイラン】 kai-lan, gai-lan, Chinese broccoli

Kun reading compounds

  • 藍 【あい】 dyer's knotweed (Persicaria tinctoria, used to produce indigo dye), indigo (dye), indigo (colour)
  • 藍色 【あいいろ】 indigo blue
  • 人造藍 【じんぞうあい】 synthetic indigo
  • 琉球藍 【りゅうきゅうあい】 Assam indigo (Strobilanthes cusia)

Readings

Chinese:
lan2, la5
Korean:
ram

Spanish

  • índigo

Portuguese

French

4082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2772 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2232 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2133 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3024 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1543 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2108 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
32258X Morohashi
2381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5233 New Nelson (John Haig)
2371 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1565 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k15.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-15 SKIP code
2-3-14 SKIP code
4410.7 Four corner code
45-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85cd Unicode hex code