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

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
dye, color, paint, stain, print
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
837 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 染色体 【センショクタイ】 chromosome
  • 染色 【センショク】 dyeing, staining, dyed colour (color)
  • 媒染 【バイセン】 color fixing, colour fixing, mordantizing
  • 複合汚染 【フクゴウオセン】 multiple contamination

Kun reading compounds

  • 染める 【そめる】 to dye, to colour, to color
  • 染まる 【そまる】 to be dyed, to be tainted, to be infected, to be stained, to be steeped
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression
  • 染み 【しみ】 stain, spot, smudge, blot, smear, blotch, spot (on one's skin, e.g. chloasma, liver spot), blemish, discoloration, freckle
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression

Readings

Japanese names:
そめ
Chinese:
ran3
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • tinte
  • teñir
  • contagiar
  • colorear
  • manchar
  • mancha

Portuguese

  • tinta
  • cor
  • pintura
  • tingir
  • impressão

French

  • teindre
  • tache
  • pollution
  • colorer
  • peindre
  • imprimer
928 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
917 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2240 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
974 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1426 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
968 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
779 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
908 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1058 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1640 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14621 Morohashi
2572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 New Nelson (John Haig)
509 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
548 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
889 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
364 2001 Kanji
4a5.35 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
3490.4 Four corner code
32-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67d3 Unicode hex code