Jisho

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12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
slow, late, back, later
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
833 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 遅々 【チチ】 slow, lagging, tardy
  • 遅延 【チエン】 delay, latency
  • 棲遅 【セイチ】 living in tranquility, retiring to the countryside, retirement house
  • 巧遅 【コウチ】 elaborate but slow execution, polished but slow work

Kun reading compounds

  • 遅れる 【おくれる】 to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue, to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.), to lag behind, to be behind (the times), to be bereaved of, to be preceded by (someone) in death, to be slow (of a clock or watch)
  • 遅らす 【おくらす】 to delay, to postpone, to slow down, to retard
  • 遅い 【おそい】 slow, time-consuming, sluggish, late (in the day), towards the end (of the day or night), until a time far into the day or night, later (than expected or usual), late, behind schedule, behind time, tardy, overdue, unpunctual, too late, having missed the boat, dull, stupid

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • despacio
  • tarde
  • llegar tarde
  • retrasar
  • retrasado

Portuguese

  • atrasado
  • lento
  • costas
  • mais tarde

French

  • retard
  • lent
  • précédent
  • plus tard
1574 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
884 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4722 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1090 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
961 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1807 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
702 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
715 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
118 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
709 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3887 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1999 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2700 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1076 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38989P Morohashi
3133 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6089 New Nelson (John Haig)
1067 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1148 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1594 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3755 2001 Kanji
2q9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3730.4 Four corner code
1-35-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9045 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
frost
Kun:
しも
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2151 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 霜害 【ソウガイ】 frost damage
  • 霜剣 【ソウケン】 cold sharp sword, blade of ice
  • 星霜 【セイソウ】 years, time
  • 幾星霜 【イクセイソウ】 many months and years

Kun reading compounds

  • 霜 【しも】 frost, white hair, grey hair, gray hair
  • 霜降り 【しもふり】 speckled with white, salt-and-pepper (pattern, fabric, etc.), marbling (of beef), (of fish, chicken, shellfish, etc.) blanching by exposure to boiling and then icy water, formation of frost
  • 朝霜 【あさしも】 morning frost
  • 露霜 【つゆじも】 frozen dew, frost and dew, years, time

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shuang1
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • escarcha
  • blanco
  • tiempo

Portuguese

  • geada

French

  • gel
  • givre
1529 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1630 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1352 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1892 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2694 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
948 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
978 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1689 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1868 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3491 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1801 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
433 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42363 Morohashi
2815 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6542 New Nelson (John Haig)
426 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
455 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1888 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3179 2001 Kanji
8d9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-9 SKIP code
1096.1 Four corner code
1096.3 Four corner code
1-33-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
971c Unicode hex code