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

6 strokes
Radical:
river 巛 (川, 巜)
Parts:
Variants:
state, province
Kun:
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
386 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 州 【シュウ】 state (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.), province (e.g. Canada), canton (e.g. Switzerland), oblast (e.g. Russia), department (e.g. ancient China), continent, dear
  • 州政府 【シュウセイフ】 state government
  • 広州 【コウシュウ】 Guangzhou (China), Kwangchow, Canton
  • 沿海州 【エンカイシュウ】 (Russian) maritime provinces
  • 州 【ス】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【スハマ】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【シラス】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【ナカス】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Kun reading compounds

  • 州 【す】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【すはま】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【しらす】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【なかす】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • estado
  • provincia
  • banco de arena

Portuguese

  • estado
  • província

French

  • province
  • état
424 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
320 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
304 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
542 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
99 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
445 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
224 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
553 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
549 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
64 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
40 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
130 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8678 Morohashi
57 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1529 New Nelson (John Haig)
128 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
271 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
1-1-5 SKIP code
3200.0 Four corner code
1-29-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dde 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