Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
prize, reward, praise
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
426 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 賞 【ショウ】 prize, award
  • 賞金 【ショウキン】 prize money, monetary award, reward
  • 懸賞 【ケンショウ】 offering a prize, prize competition, prize, reward
  • 副賞 【フクショウ】 extra prize

Kun reading compounds

  • 褒める 【ほめる】 to praise, to commend, to compliment, to speak well of, to speak highly of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shang3
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • premio
  • recompensa

Portuguese

  • prêmio
  • recompensa
  • elogio

French

  • prix
  • récompense
  • louanges
641 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
542 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
511 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
507 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1372 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
621 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
930 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2377 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
500 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
509 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
711 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1738 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3237 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1677 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2274 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
804 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36813 Morohashi
2618 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5815 New Nelson (John Haig)
796 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
859 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
625 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1061 2001 Kanji
3n12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-10 SKIP code
2-3-12 SKIP code
9080.6 Four corner code
1-30-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cde Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
beauty, beautiful
Kun:
うつく.しい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
462 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 美 【ビ】 beauty
  • 美意識 【ビイシキ】 sense of beauty, aesthetic sense
  • 華美 【カビ】 splendor, splendour, gorgeousness, pomp, magnificence, showiness, gaudiness, extravagance, luxury
  • 造形美 【ゾウケイビ】 beauty of form (oft. used of nature), beauty of a sculpted shape
  • 御 【ミ】 august, beautiful
  • 見事 【ミゴト】 splendid, magnificent, excellent, fine, superb, beautiful, admirable, utter (esp. defeat), total, complete, something worth seeing, sight, spectacle

Kun reading compounds

  • 美しい 【うつくしい】 beautiful, pretty, lovely, sweet, pure (heart, friendship, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 よし、 よしみ、 り
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • belleza
  • bello

Portuguese

  • beleza
  • bela

French

  • beauté
  • beau, belle
308 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
398 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
376 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
289 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3658 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
268 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
833 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
401 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
405 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
673 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1566 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2817 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28435 Morohashi
2264 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4660 New Nelson (John Haig)
548 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
587 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
339 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
343 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
2o7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4-9-4 SKIP code
2-6-3 SKIP code
8043.1 Four corner code
1-40-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8e Unicode hex code