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西

6 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
Variants:
west, Spain
Kun:
にし
On:
セイサイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 西 【セイ】 Spain, Spanish (language)
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 南西 【ナンセイ】 southwest
  • 北北西 【ホクホクセイ】 north-northwest
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 西方 【セイホウ】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 西瓜 【スイカ】 watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
  • 西班牙 【スペイン】 Spain

Kun reading compounds

  • 西 【にし】 west
  • 西方 【せいほう】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 南西 【なんせい】 southwest
  • 東は東西は西 【ひがしはひがしにしはにし】 East is East, and West is West

Readings

Japanese names:
いり、 ひし、 むら
Chinese:
xi1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • Oeste
  • España

Portuguese

  • oeste
  • Espanha

French

  • Ouest
  • Espagne
96 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
169 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
152 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
167 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
28 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
83 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
336 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
72 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
72 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1638 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2193 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2951 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1616 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34763 Morohashi
3520 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5514 New Nelson (John Haig)
1602 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1728 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
198 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
128 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3275 2001 Kanji
0a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-32-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
897f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
ocean, sea, foreign, Western style
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
763 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 洋 【ヨウ】 Occident and Orient (esp. the Occident), ocean, sea, foreign, Western, European
  • 洋画 【ヨウガ】 Western painting, Western film, Western movie
  • 南氷洋 【ナンヒョウヨウ】 Antarctic Ocean
  • 環太平洋 【カンタイヘイヨウ】 the Pacific Rim

Readings

Japanese names:
なだ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 よ、 よし
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • océano
  • de estilo occidental
  • cada una de las dos mitades del mundo

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • estilo ocidental

French

  • océan
  • style occidental
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
427 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
404 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
366 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2550 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
305 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
209 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
289 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
289 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
917 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
555 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17363 Morohashi
392 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3130 New Nelson (John Haig)
549 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
588 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
411 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
348 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a6.19 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.1 Four corner code
1-45-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d0b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
shoot, arrow
Parts:
style, ceremony, rite, function, method, system, form, expression
On:
シキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
251 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 式 【シキ】 equation, formula, expression, ceremony, style, enforcement regulations (of the ritsuryo)
  • 式場 【シキジョウ】 ceremonial hall (e.g. wedding, funeral), hall for ceremonies, place of ceremony
  • 硬式 【コウシキ】 hard (esp. of hardball, tennis, etc.)
  • 型式 【カタシキ】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sig

Spanish

  • ceremonia
  • método
  • sistema
  • forma

Portuguese

  • estilo
  • cerimônia
  • rito
  • método
  • sistema
  • formulário

French

  • type
  • protocole
  • cérémonie
  • rituel
  • fonction
  • processus
  • système
  • forme
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
311 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
295 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
185 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1556 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
349 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
515 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
306 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
525 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
534 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
796 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
602 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3785 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2623 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
359 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9663 Morohashi
3049 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1676 New Nelson (John Haig)
353 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
377 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
356 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
269 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
4n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
4310.0 Four corner code
1-28-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f0f Unicode hex code