Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
lightly, trifling, unimportant
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
790 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 軽 【ケイ】 light (e.g. vehicle, aircraft, etc.)
  • 軽快 【ケイカイ】 light (of movements), nimble, sprightly, springy, light-hearted, cheerful, buoyant, jaunty, casual (e.g. clothing), rhythmical (e.g. melody), taking a turn for the better (of an illness), receding of symptoms, recovery, convalescence
  • 軽々 【ケイケイ】 indiscreetly, thoughtlessly, carelessly, frivolously
  • 酌量減軽 【シャクリョウゲンケイ】 reduction of punishment in the light of extenuating circumstances
  • 軽忽 【キョウコツ】 indiscreet, thoughtless, absurd, laughable, disdaining, belittling
  • 常不軽 【ジョウフキョウ】 Sadaparibhuta (bodhisattva)
  • 剽軽 【ヒョウキン】 facetious, droll, funny

Kun reading compounds

  • 軽い 【かるい】 light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), effortless, nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, lighthearted (e.g. joke), easy, simple, indiscriminate
  • 軽石 【かるいし】 pumice stone
  • 軽やか 【かろやか】 light, easy, non-serious, minor
  • 軽んじる 【かろんじる】 to look down on, to make light of

Readings

Chinese:
qing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • ligero
  • insignificante
  • poco serio
  • fácil

Portuguese

  • ligeiramente
  • insignificante
  • sem importância

French

  • léger
  • insignifiant
  • sans importance
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
269 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
650 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4620 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
598 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
547 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1909 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1015 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
724 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38281 Morohashi
1515 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5953 New Nelson (John Haig)
717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
774 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
395 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1572 2001 Kanji
7c5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
5701.4 Four corner code
23-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8efd Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
oil, fat
Kun:
あぶら
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
690 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 油井 【ユセイ】 oil well
  • 油彩 【ユサイ】 oil painting
  • 重油 【ジュウユ】 heavy oil, fuel oil
  • 軽油 【ケイユ】 diesel oil, gas oil, light oil
  • 油色 【ユショク】 coating a painting with a layer of transparent oil
  • 油然 【ユウゼン】 welling or bubbling up

Kun reading compounds

  • 油 【あぶら】 oil
  • 油絵 【あぶらえ】 oil painting
  • 匂い油 【においあぶら】 perfumed hair oil
  • 機械油 【きかいあぶら】 machine oil

Readings

Chinese:
you2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • aceite
  • grasa

Portuguese

  • petróleo
  • gordura
  • óleo

French

  • huile
  • gras
522 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
422 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
400 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
689 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
298 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
671 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
593 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
364 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
365 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
624 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1183 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
400 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
255 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1116 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17253 Morohashi
341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3106 New Nelson (John Haig)
1107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1188 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
317 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
376 2001 Kanji
3a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3516.0 Four corner code
44-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb9 Unicode hex code