Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
savings, store, lay in, keep, wear mustache
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 貯金 【チョキン】 putting money aside, savings, deposit (e.g. in a bank), accumulated surplus of wins, wins in the bank
  • 貯蓄 【チョチク】 savings
  • 郵貯 【ユウチョ】 postal (post-office) savings (deposit)

Kun reading compounds

  • 貯める 【ためる】 to save (i.e. in a bank)
  • 蓄える 【たくわえる】 to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one's skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear

Readings

Chinese:
zhu3, zhu4
Korean:
jeo

Spanish

  • ahorrar
  • almacenar

Portuguese

  • poupança
  • loja
  • por em
  • guardar
  • usar bigode

French

  • économies
  • épargne
  • réserve
  • stocker
  • porter la moustache
674 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
572 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
546 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1060 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
740 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
924 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1651 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
762 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
775 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
742 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1743 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1903 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1012 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
198 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36698 Morohashi
1509 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5791 New Nelson (John Haig)
194 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
206 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
595 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3953 2001 Kanji
7b5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
6382.1 Four corner code
35-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8caf Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 meal, (one's) diet, food, foodstuff, foodstuffs, eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 食堂 【ショクドウ】 dining room, dining hall, cafeteria, messroom, restaurant, eatery, snack bar, diner
  • 外食 【ガイショク】 eating out, dining out
  • 肉食 【ニクショク】 meat eating, eating of meat, meat diet, carnivorous
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 食封 【ジキフ】 stipend given to a designated person, such as a noble, and which was paid by a designated household (ritsuryo system)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 肉食 【ニクショク】 meat eating, eating of meat, meat diet, carnivorous

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistance
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back, to receive (e.g. a blow), to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Chinese:
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code