Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
descend, precipitate, fall, surrender
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
596 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 降格 【コウカク】 demotion, relegation, downgrading
  • 降雨 【コウウ】 rainfall, rain
  • 乗降 【ジョウコウ】 getting on and off, embarking and disembarking
  • 投降 【トウコウ】 surrender
  • 降三世明王 【ゴウザンゼミョウオウ】 Trailokyavijaya Vidya-raja, conqueror of the three worlds
  • 降誕会 【ゴウタンエ】 Buddha's Birthday (8th day of the 4th lunar month), service (held on April 8) celebrating the birth of the Buddha

Kun reading compounds

  • 降りる 【おりる】 to descend (e.g. a mountain), to go down, to come down, to alight (e.g. from bus), to get off, to disembark, to dismount, to step down, to retire, to give up, to quit, to fold, to be granted, to be issued, to be given, to form (of frost, dew, mist, etc.), to be passed (from the body; e.g. of a roundworm)
  • 下ろす 【おろす】 to take down, to bring down, to lower (a hand, flag, shutter, etc.), to drop (an anchor, curtain, etc.), to let down (hair), to launch (a boat), to drop off (a passenger), to let off, to unload (goods, a truck, etc.), to offload, to discharge, to withdraw (money), to use for the first time, to wear for the first time, to cut off, to fillet (fish), to grate (e.g. radish), to prune (branches), to remove (someone from a position), to oust, to drop, to clear (the table), to remove (offerings from an altar), to pass down (e.g. old clothes), to hand down, to expel from the body (e.g. worms), to abort (a fetus), to invoke (a spirit), to call down
  • 降る 【ふる】 to fall (of rain, snow, ash, etc.), to come down, to form (of frost), to beam down (of sunlight or moonlight), to pour in, to visit (of luck, misfortune, etc.), to come, to arrive
  • 降り 【ふり】 rainfall, snowfall, alighting, descending
  • 降りしきる 【ふりしきる】 to fall incessantly (rain, snow, etc.), to downpour
  • 下る 【くだる】 to descend, to go down, to come down, to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.), to pass (of time), to surrender, to capitulate, to be less than, to be inferior to, to have the runs, to have diarrhea, to pass (in stool), to be discharged from the body, to depreciate oneself, to be humble
  • 下す 【くだす】 to make a decision, to draw a conclusion, to give a judgement, to hand down a verdict, to pass a sentence, to give an order, to let go down, to lower, to do oneself, to do by oneself, to beat, to defeat, to have loose bowels, to have diarrhea, to pass (in stool), to discharge from the body, to do in one go, to do to the end without stopping

Readings

Japanese names:
ふり、 ふる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiang4, xiang2
Korean:
hang, gang

Spanish

  • caer
  • bajar
  • descender
  • llover
  • rendirse
  • desde entonces
  • bajarse

Portuguese

  • descer
  • precipitar
  • queda
  • rendição

French

  • descendre
  • pleuvoir
  • précipiter
  • tomber
  • se rendre
873 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
863 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
787 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4994 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
887 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
984 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1058 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
947 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
977 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
136 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
731 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
548 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
335 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
414 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1317 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41620 Morohashi
458 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6450 New Nelson (John Haig)
1308 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1405 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
898 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2d7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
7725.4 Four corner code
1-25-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
964d Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
fire
Kun:
-びほ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
574 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 火 【カ】 Tuesday, fire (second of the five elements)
  • 火炎瓶 【カエンビン】 Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb, gasoline bomb
  • 発火 【ハッカ】 ignition, catching fire, firing (e.g. gun), discharging
  • 小火 【ボヤ】 small fire

Kun reading compounds

  • 火 【ひ】 fire, flame, blaze
  • 火口 【ひぐち】 burner, nozzle, origin of a fire
  • 飛び火 【とびひ】 leaping flames, flying sparks, spread of fire (due to leaping flames), repercussions in unanticipated areas, spilling over, effects of an incident spreading to those seemingly uninvolved, impetigo contagiosa
  • 不知火 【しらぬい】 phosphorescent light, mysterious lights on the sea, sea fire

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo3
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • fuego
  • flama
  • llama

Portuguese

  • fogo

French

  • feu
13 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
8 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
432 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2743 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
15 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
69 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
52 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
20 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1260 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2911 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
163 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18850 Morohashi
3463 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3394 New Nelson (John Haig)
161 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
27 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1162 2001 Kanji
4d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
1-1-3 SKIP code
9080.0 Four corner code
1-18-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
706b Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
flour, powder, dust
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1484 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 粉末 【フンマツ】 fine powder
  • 粉飾 【フンショク】 embellishment (e.g. of a story), ornamentation, decoration, putting on makeup
  • 米粉 【コメコ】 rice flour
  • 製粉 【セイフン】 milling, grinding into flour

Kun reading compounds

  • 粉 【こな】 flour, meal, powder, dust
  • 粉ミルク 【こなミルク】 milk powder, baby formula
  • 火の粉 【ひのこ】 sparks
  • 薄力粉 【はくりきこ】 cake flour, pastry flour
  • 粉 【こな】 flour, meal, powder, dust
  • 粉ミルク 【こなミルク】 milk powder, baby formula

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fen3
Korean:
bun

Spanish

  • harina
  • polvo

Portuguese

  • farinha
  • poeira

French

  • farine
  • poudre
  • poussière
507 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
605 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
577 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1152 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
793 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
804 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1133 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1701 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1817 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1557 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1495 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1643 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
869 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1186 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
929 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26872 Morohashi
1291 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4390 New Nelson (John Haig)
920 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
988 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
556 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1045 2001 Kanji
6b4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
9892.7 Four corner code
1-42-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c89 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
pay, clear out, prune, banish, dispose of
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
813 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 払暁 【フツギョウ】 dawn, daybreak

Kun reading compounds

  • 払う 【はらう】 to pay (e.g. money, bill), to brush off, to wipe away, to clear away, to dust off, to cut off (e.g. branches), to drive away (e.g. one's competitors), to sell off (something unneeded), to dispose of, to pay (e.g. attention), to show (e.g. respect, concern), to make (e.g. effort, sacrifice), to expend, to exert, to move out (of one's own place), to vacate, to sweep (e.g. one's legs), to knock aside, to make a sweeping stroke (in Japanese calligraphy), to reset (an abacus)

Readings

Japanese names:
はらい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu2, bi4
Korean:
bul, pil

Spanish

  • pagar
  • saldar
  • liquidar
  • tributar

Portuguese

  • pagamento
  • limpar
  • podar
  • bamir
  • livra-se de

French

  • payer
  • nettoyer
  • tailler
  • bannir
  • se débarrasser de
1766 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
664 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1828 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
904 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
555 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
582 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
591 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
189 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
855 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
225 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
143 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
746 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11784 Morohashi
194 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2062 New Nelson (John Haig)
738 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
798 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1048 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1371 2001 Kanji
3c2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
5203.0 Four corner code
1-42-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6255 Unicode hex code