Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
Variants:
void, emptiness, unpreparedness, crack, fissure, untruth
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1454 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 虚 【キョ】 unpreparedness, falsehood, Chinese "Emptiness" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 虚偽 【キョギ】 falsehood, untruth, lie, misinformation, fallacy (logic)
  • 盈虚 【エイキョ】 waxing and waning of the moon, phase of the moon, rising and falling (of fortune)
  • 太虚 【タイキョ】 the sky, the universe, taixu (the great vacuity, in Chinese philosophy, the primordial substance that gives rise to qi)
  • 虚偽 【キョギ】 falsehood, untruth, lie, misinformation, fallacy (logic)
  • 虚空 【コクウ】 empty space, empty sky

Kun reading compounds

  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless
  • 虚ろ 【うつろ】 cavity, hollow, void, hollow (voice, smile, etc.), blank (eyes, look, etc.), vacant (expression, stare, etc.), empty (words, heart, etc.)
  • 虚舟 【うつろぶね】 unidentified craft said to have washed ashore in Ibaraki Prefecture during the Edo period (sometimes alleged to have been a UFO)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu1
Korean:
heo

Spanish

  • vacío
  • vano
  • hueco

Portuguese

  • vazio
  • vacuidade
  • despreparo
  • abertura
  • fissura
  • falsidade

French

  • vide
  • impréparation
  • craquelure
  • fissure
  • contre-vérité
1156 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1588 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4109 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1712 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1519 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1572 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1678 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1741 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1601 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4017 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2053 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2778 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2012 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32708 Morohashi
3237 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5269 New Nelson (John Haig)
1993 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2148 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1481 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1274 2001 Kanji
2m9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-7 SKIP code
3-6-5 SKIP code
2121.2 Four corner code
1-21-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
865a Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
blue 青 (靑)
Parts:
Variants:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
764 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 静 【セイ】 stillness, quiet, peacefulness
  • 静観 【セイカン】 watchful waiting, careful supervision
  • 沈静 【チンセイ】 stillness, tranquility, tranquillity, dullness
  • 寧静 【ネイセイ】 calmness, peacefulness, tranquility
  • 静脈 【ジョウミャク】 vein
  • 静注 【ジョウチュウ】 intravenous injection, IV
  • 寂静 【ジャクジョウ】 calmness, stillness, tranquility, calmness of the heart, enlightenment
  • 涅槃寂静 【ネハンジャクジョウ】 enlightenment leads to serenity

Kun reading compounds

  • 静か 【しずか】 quiet, silent, slow, unhurried, calm, peaceful
  • 静かに 【しずかに】 calmly, quietly, gently, peacefully, be quiet!
  • 二人静 【ふたりしずか】 Chloranthus serratus (species of flowering plant)
  • 一人静 【ひとりしずか】 Chloranthus japonicus
  • 静まる 【しずまる】 to become quiet, to quiet down, to quieten down, to calm down, to die down, to subside, to abate, to be suppressed
  • 静める 【しずめる】 to appease, to suppress, to calm

Readings

Japanese names:
しづ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • quieto
  • tranquilo
  • calmado
  • tranquilo [na]
  • calmarse
  • calmar

Portuguese

  • calmo

French

  • calme
442 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
548 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
519 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
632 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5077 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
703 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1000 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2145 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
663 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
674 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
247 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1872 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2164 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1539 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42574P Morohashi
1728 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6560 New Nelson (John Haig)
1540 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1660 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
619 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
4b10.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
5725.7 Four corner code
1-32-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9759 Unicode hex code