Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
snake, serpent, hard drinker
Kun:
へび
On:
ジャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1721 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蛇 【ヘビ】 snake, serpent, large snake
  • 蛇口 【ジャグチ】 faucet, tap
  • 王蛇 【オウジャ】 boa
  • 長蛇 【チョウダ】 long snake, long line (of people, etc.)
  • 蛇行 【ダコウ】 meandering, snaking, zigzagging
  • 蛇蠍 【ダカツ】 serpent (snake) and scorpion, detestation
  • 委蛇 【イイ】 winding, meandering
  • 游蛇 【ユウダ】 water snake
  • 委蛇 【イイ】 winding, meandering

Kun reading compounds

  • 蛇 【へび】 snake, serpent, large snake
  • 蛇穴に入る 【へびあなにいる】 snake hibernation
  • 裸蛇 【はだかへび】 caecilian (any burrowing legless amphibian of the order Gymnophiona)
  • 錦蛇 【にしきへび】 python, rock snake

Readings

Japanese names:
あぶ、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she2, yi2
Korean:
sa, i

Spanish

  • serpiente

Portuguese

  • cobra
  • serpente
  • bebedor duro

French

  • serpent
  • gros buveur
1341 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1916 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4130 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1716 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1387 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1875 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2040 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1861 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1608 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1701 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
525 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32964 Morohashi
1343 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5303 New Nelson (John Haig)
519 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
558 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1483 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1656 2001 Kanji
6d5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
5311.2 Four corner code
1-28-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
86c7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
foot 足 (⻊)
Parts:
leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear
Kun:
あした.りるた.るた.す
On:
ソク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
343 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 足 【ソク】 counter for pairs of socks, shoes, etc.
  • 足跡 【アシアト】 footprints, record of page visitors (e.g. in social networking sites)
  • 休息 【キュウソク】 rest, relief, relaxation
  • 発足 【ホッソク】 starting, inauguration, launch, founding, establishment, start-up

Kun reading compounds

  • 足 【あし】 foot, paw, arm (of an octopus, squid, etc.), leg, gait, pace, bottom structural component (i.e. radical) of a kanji, means of transportation, money, coin
  • 足跡 【あしあと】 footprints, record of page visitors (e.g. in social networking sites)
  • 駆け足 【かけあし】 running fast, double time, cantering, doing things in a hurry
  • 客足 【きゃくあし】 customer traffic, customers, custom
  • 足りる 【たりる】 to be sufficient, to be enough, to be worth doing, to be worthy of, to deserve, to do (the job), to serve, to answer
  • 足る 【たる】 to be sufficient, to be enough, to be worth doing, to be worthy of, to deserve, to do (the job), to serve, to answer
  • 足るを知る 【たるをしる】 to know one has enough, to be satisfied with one's lot in life
  • 足す 【たす】 to add (numbers), to add (something), to top up (with something), to take care of (e.g. one's business)

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あす、 おす、 たらし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zu2, ju4
Korean:
jog, ju

Spanish

  • pierna
  • pie
  • ser suficiente
  • pata
  • bastar

Portuguese

  • perna
  • ser suficiente

French

  • jambe
  • pied
  • suffire
  • ajouter
  • compteur de paires de chaussures
29 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
36 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
51 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
305 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4546 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
135 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
90 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
461 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
58 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
58 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
171 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1759 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2714 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1386 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1287 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37365 Morohashi
2188 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5856 New Nelson (John Haig)
1279 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1372 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
338 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
67 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3770 2001 Kanji
7d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
1-34-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8db3 Unicode hex code