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

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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】 twenty-eighth of the sexagenary cycle

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
31-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f9b Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code