Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
valley
Parts:
valley
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
508 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 渓谷 【ケイコク】 valley (with a river running through it), gorge, ravine, canyon
  • 盤谷 【バンコク】 Bangkok (Thailand)

Kun reading compounds

  • 谷 【たに】 valley
  • 谷間 【たにま】 valley, ravine, chasm, dell, cleavage (breasts), slum
  • 不気味の谷 【ぶきみのたに】 uncanny valley (hypothesis about humanoid robots)
  • 千尋の谷 【せんじんのたに】 bottomless ravine, abyss
  • 極まる 【きわまる】 to reach an extreme, to reach a limit, to terminate, to come to an end, extremely, to be stuck, to be in a dilemma, to be at a loss, to be decided, to be settled

Readings

Japanese names:
がい、 がえ、 がや、 せ、 たり、 たん、 や
Chinese:
gu3, yu4
Korean:
gog, yog

Spanish

  • valle

Portuguese

  • vale

French

  • vallée
78 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
135 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
122 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
249 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4458 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
528 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
914 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
449 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
653 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
664 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1714 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2536 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
796 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36182 Morohashi
2043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5730 New Nelson (John Haig)
788 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
851 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
143 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2077 2001 Kanji
2o5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
8060.8 Four corner code
35-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c37 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
icicle, ice, hail, freeze, congeal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1450 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 氷柱 【ツララ】 icicle, ice pillar (for cooling a room), ice
  • 氷山 【ヒョウザン】 iceberg
  • 海氷 【カイヒョウ】 sea ice
  • 解氷 【カイヒョウ】 a thaw

Kun reading compounds

  • 氷 【こおり】 ice, shaved ice (usually served with flavored simple syrup)
  • 氷水 【こおりみず】 ice water, shaved ice (usually served with flavored simple syrup)
  • 人造氷 【じんぞうこおり】 artificial ice
  • 雪氷 【せっぴょう】 snow and ice, snow ice, frozen snow
  • 氷 【ひ】 ice, hail
  • 氷柱 【つらら】 icicle, ice pillar (for cooling a room), ice
  • 凍る 【こおる】 to freeze, to be frozen over, to congeal

Readings

Japanese names:
すい
Chinese:
bing1
Korean:
bing

Spanish

  • hielo
  • congelado

Portuguese

  • estalactite
  • gelo
  • granizo
  • geada
  • congela

French

  • glace
  • glaçon
  • grêle
  • geler
  • congeler
498 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
401 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
378 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1222 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
131 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
820 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
662 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
140 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1206 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1269 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1095 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1153 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
43 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
24 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
25 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
133 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17087 Morohashi
39 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3032 New Nelson (John Haig)
131 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
259 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
3a1.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-3 SKIP code
3223.0 Four corner code
41-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c37 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
river
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
663 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 川 【カワ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 星河 【セイガ】 Milky Way
  • 決河 【ケッカ】 river breaking through (its dikes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 川 【かわ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 追河 【おいかわ】 freshwater minnow, pale chub (Zacco platypus)
  • 恋河 【こいかわ】 oceans of love

Readings

Japanese names:
かっ、 こ、 こう
Chinese:
he2
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • río
  • corriente

Portuguese

  • rio

French

  • rivière
  • fleuve
561 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
658 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
628 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
698 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2530 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
633 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
669 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
597 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1170 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
148 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17245 Morohashi
336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3102 New Nelson (John Haig)
146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
679 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
349 2001 Kanji
3a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3112.0 Four corner code
18-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb3 Unicode hex code