Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
red, naked
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
584 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 赤道 【セキドウ】 equator
  • 赤色 【アカイロ】 red, red color (colour), red-colored, red, communism, the left
  • 七赤 【シチセキ】 seventh of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Venus and west)
  • 発赤 【ホッセキ】 rubefaction (reddening of the skin)
  • 赤銅 【シャクドウ】 shakudo, gold-copper alloy, often with a blue patina
  • 赤銅色 【シャクドウイロ】 brown, tanned

Kun reading compounds

  • 赤 【あか】 red, crimson, scarlet, red-containing colour (e.g. brown, pink, orange), Red (i.e. communist), red light (traffic), red ink (i.e. in finance or proof-reading), (in) the red, complete, total, perfect, obvious, copper, red 5-point card
  • 銅 【どう】 copper (Cu), bronze (medal)
  • 紅赤 【べにあか】 bright red tinged with yellow, variety of sweet potato with red skin and sweet yellow flesh (product of the Kawagoe region)
  • 真赤 【まあか】 bright red, deep red
  • 赤い 【あかい】 red, crimson, scarlet, vermilion, vermillion, Red, communist, beautiful
  • 赤色 【あかいろ】 red, red color (colour), red-colored, red, communism, the left
  • 赤らむ 【あからむ】 to become red, to redden, to blush
  • 赤らめる 【あからめる】 to blush, to redden

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あこ、 あま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi4
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • rojo
  • enrojecer
  • enrojecerse
  • sonrojarse

Portuguese

  • vermelho

French

  • rouge
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
51 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
46 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
476 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
275 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
254 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
443 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
207 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
207 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
46 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1751 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2719 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36993 Morohashi
2193 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5840 New Nelson (John Haig)
1743 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1880 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
406 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
68 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1441 2001 Kanji
3b4.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4023.1 Four corner code
4033.1 Four corner code
1-32-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d64 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
thorn, pierce, stab, prick, sting, calling card
Kun:
さ.すさ.さるさ.しさしとげ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1031 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刺 【シ】 calling card
  • 刺激 【シゲキ】 stimulus, stimulation, irritation, impetus, impulse, stimulus, spur, incentive, encouragement, stimulation, motivation, provocation, excitement, thrill
  • 風刺 【フウシ】 satire, irony, sarcasm
  • 牛刺 【ギュウサシ】 sliced raw beef

Kun reading compounds

  • 刺す 【さす】 to pierce, to stab, to prick, to stick, to thrust, to sting, to bite, to sew, to stitch, to embroider, to pole (a boat), to catch (with a limed pole), to put (a runner) out, to pick off
  • 刺刀 【さすが】 dagger
  • 刺さる 【ささる】 to stick into (of something with a sharp point), to prick, to pierce, to get stuck (in), to lodge (in), to resonate emotionally, to move
  • 刺し 【さし】 grain thief, sharpened tube for testing rice in bags, sashimi (sliced raw fish), stabbing, piercing, pricking
  • 刺身 【さしみ】 sashimi (raw sliced fish, shellfish or crustaceans)
  • 牛刺 【ぎゅうさし】 sliced raw beef
  • 肉刺し 【にくさし】 fork
  • 刺し 【さし】 grain thief, sharpened tube for testing rice in bags, sashimi (sliced raw fish), stabbing, piercing, pricking
  • 刺身 【さしみ】 sashimi (raw sliced fish, shellfish or crustaceans)
  • 牛刺 【ぎゅうさし】 sliced raw beef
  • 肉刺し 【にくさし】 fork
  • 刺 【とげ】 thorn, spine, prickle, splinter (esp. lodged in one's flesh), hard sharp item (esp. lodged in one's throat, e.g. fish bone), biting words
  • 刺々しい 【とげとげしい】 sharp, harsh, stinging, thorny, snappy
  • 刺々 【とげとげ】 sharply, harshly, stingingly

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ci4
Korean:
ja, cheog

Spanish

  • espina
  • punzar
  • pinchar
  • apuñalar
  • tarjeta de visita

Portuguese

  • espinho
  • furar
  • esfaquear
  • picar
  • picar cartão

French

  • piquer
  • coudre
  • enfoncer
  • percer
  • tailler
  • épine
  • carte de visite
1314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
954 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
682 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1139 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
360 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
654 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
881 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
902 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1319 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
192 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1625 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
424 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1969 Morohashi
1275 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
480 New Nelson (John Haig)
417 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
446 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1154 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1543 2001 Kanji
2f6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
5290.0 Four corner code
1-27-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
523a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
blue 青 (靑)
Parts:
blue, green
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
589 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 青年 【セイネン】 youth, young man
  • 青少年 【セイショウネン】 youth, young person
  • 回青 【カイセイ】 Mohammedan blue (pigment used in porcelain painting)
  • 黛青 【タイセイ】 blackish blue
  • 青面金剛 【ショウメンコンゴウ】 Shōmen Kongō, Blue-Faced Vajra, blue-skinned deity depicted with two, four or six arms; originally associated with esoteric Buddhism, thought to bring sickness; revered as part of kōshin-machi beliefs during the Edo period
  • 青龍 【セイリョウ】 blue dragon (an auspicious creature in Chinese mythology), Azure Dragon (god said to rule over the eastern heavens)
  • 緑青 【ロクショウ】 verdigris, green rust, copper rust
  • 花緑青 【ハナロクショウ】 Paris green, emerald green

Kun reading compounds

  • 青 【あお】 blue, azure, green, green light (traffic), black (horse coat color), blue 5-point card, immature, unripe, young
  • 青い 【あおい】 blue, azure, green, pale, gray, grey, unripe, inexperienced
  • プロシア青 【プロシアあお】 Prussian blue
  • 深青 【ふかあお】 dark blue, deep blue, navy blue
  • 青い 【あおい】 blue, azure, green, pale, gray, grey, unripe, inexperienced
  • 青色 【あおいろ】 blue

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing1
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • azul
  • verde
  • pálido

Portuguese

  • verde
  • azul
  • imaturo
  • verde-claro

French

  • bleu
  • vert
36 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
52 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
43 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
390 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5076 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
331 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
273 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
700 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
208 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
208 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
47 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1871 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3084 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1573 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1548 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42564P Morohashi
2430 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6557 New Nelson (John Haig)
1534 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1654 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
393 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
74 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1446 2001 Kanji
4b4.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
5022.7 Four corner code
1-32-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9752 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
male
Kun:
おとこ
On:
ダンナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 男 【ダン】 masculine noun, son, baron, man, male
  • 男性 【ダンセイ】 man, male, masculine gender
  • 既男 【キダン】 married man
  • 公侯伯子男 【コウコウハクシダン】 duke, marquis, count, viscount and baron, five ranks of nobility
  • 男 【ナン】 son
  • 男女 【ダンジョ】 men and women, man and woman, both sexes, both genders
  • 一男 【イチナン】 boy, eldest son
  • 次男 【ジナン】 second son

Kun reading compounds

  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 男の子 【おとこのこ】 boy, son, baby boy, young man
  • 雨男 【あめおとこ】 man who brings the rain with him wherever he goes, man who is constantly unlucky with the weather
  • 年男 【としおとこ】 man born in a year with the same Chinese zodiac sign as the current year
  • 雄 【お】 male, manly, brave, heroic, larger (of the two), greater, man, husband
  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 丈夫 【じょうふ】 hero, manly person, warrior
  • 愛上男 【あいうえお】 skilled male lover

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nan2
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • masculino
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • masculino

French

  • homme
  • mâle
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
54 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2996 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
63 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
72 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
101 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
867 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21730 Morohashi
2542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3731 New Nelson (John Haig)
859 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
923 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
66 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
5f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6042.7 Four corner code
1-35-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7537 Unicode hex code