Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
bitter
Parts:
spicy, bitter, hot, acrid
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1607 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 辛 【カノト】 8th in rank, eighth sign of the Chinese calendar
  • 辛抱 【シンボウ】 patience, endurance
  • 細辛 【サイシン】 Siebold's wild ginger (esp. its dried root or rhizome, used as an antitussive and analgesic in traditional Chinese medicine)
  • 薄葉細辛 【ウスバサイシン】 Siebold's wild ginger (Asarum sieboldii)

Kun reading compounds

  • 辛い 【からい】 spicy, hot, salty, harsh (criticism), severe (punishment), strict, painful, bitter, difficult, tough
  • 辛い味 【からいあじ】 pungent taste
  • 辛い 【つらい】 painful, bitter, heart-breaking, difficult (emotionally), tough, difficult, hard (usu. of situations), cruel, harsh, cold
  • 辛い目に会う 【つらいめにあう】 to have a hard time of it
  • 辛 【かのと】 8th in rank, eighth sign of the Chinese calendar
  • 辛卯 【かのとう】 Metal Rabbit (28th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1951, 2011, 2071)

Readings

Chinese:
xin1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • amargo
  • duro
  • severo
  • salado
  • picante

Portuguese

  • picante
  • quente
  • amargo
  • temperado

French

  • épicé
  • amer
  • piquant
  • âcre
1432 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1628 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4646 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1312 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
944 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1487 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1584 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
344 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1784 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2531 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1287 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1755 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1510 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38630 Morohashi
2038 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5996 New Nelson (John Haig)
1496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1612 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1144 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
455 2001 Kanji
5b2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
0040.1 Four corner code
1-31-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f9b Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
sign of the ox or cow, 1-3AM, second sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
うし
On:
チュウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2305 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 丁丑 【ヒノトノウシ】 Fire Ox (14th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1937, 1997, 2057)
  • 癸丑 【ミズノトウシ】 Water Ox (50th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1913, 1973, 2033)

Kun reading compounds

  • 丑 【うし】 the Ox (second sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Ox (around 2am, 1-3am, or 2-4am), north-northeast, twelfth month of the lunar calendar
  • 丑寅 【うしとら】 northeast
  • 辛丑 【かのとうし】 Metal Ox (38th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1961, 2021, 2081)
  • 乙丑 【きのとうし】 Wood Ox (2nd year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1925, 1985, 2045)

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ
Chinese:
chou3
Korean:
chug, chu

Spanish

  • signo de la vaca
  • segundo signo del zodíaco
  • vaca

Portuguese

French

  • signe de la 2ème branche terrestre
  • signe du Boeuf (zodiaque)
  • 1 à 3 heures du matin
2056 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
13 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1965 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2001 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4241 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2140 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2061 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23 Morohashi
3433 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 New Nelson (John Haig)
2040 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2197 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a4.39 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1710.5 Four corner code
1-17-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e11 Unicode hex code