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

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, astrological sign, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 衛星 【エイセイ】 (natural) satellite, moon, (artificial) satellite
  • 恒星 【コウセイ】 star
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code