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

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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

15 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:

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Kun reading compounds

  • 噛む 【かむ】 to bite, to chew, to gnaw, to masticate, to fumble one's words (esp. during a play, broadcast, etc.), to falter with one's words, to stutter, to stammer, to crash against (e.g. of waves), to break onto (shore), to engage (of cogs, zippers, etc.), to mesh, to fit together, to be involved in, to convince, to persuade
  • 齧る 【かじる】 to gnaw, to nibble, to bite, to munch, to crunch, to dabble in, to have a smattering of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nie4
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1012 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
885 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4516X Morohashi
888 New Nelson (John Haig)
2172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2290 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
6107.2 Four corner code
1-19-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
565b Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 蟻蚕 【ギサン】 silkworm (in the first or second instar)
  • 蟻酸 【ギサン】 formic acid, formic
  • 兵蟻 【ヘイギ】 soldier ant

Kun reading compounds

  • 蟻 【あり】 ant
  • アリ学 【アリがく】 myrmecology, the study of ants
  • 兵隊アリ 【へいたいアリ】 soldier ant
  • 軍隊蟻 【ぐんたいあり】 army ant, driver ant

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi3
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • hormiga

Portuguese

French

4196 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2804 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
33672 Morohashi
5397 New Nelson (John Haig)
2686 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2726 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6d13.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-13 SKIP code
5815.3 Four corner code
1-21-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
87fb Unicode hex code