Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
pottery, porcelain
Kun:
すえ
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1680 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 陶芸 【トウゲイ】 ceramic art, ceramics
  • 陶器 【トウキ】 porcelain (esp. soft-paste porcelain), china, chinaware, earthenware, pottery, ceramics, crockery
  • 製陶 【セイトウ】 porcelain manufacturing
  • 作陶 【サクトウ】 porcelain making, ceramics making, pottery making

Kun reading compounds

  • 陶 【すえ】 ceramics, pottery, porcelain
  • 須恵器 【すえき】 Sue ware (type of unglazed pottery made from the middle of the Kofun era through the Heian era)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tao2, yao2
Korean:
do, yo

Spanish

  • alfarería
  • porcelana
  • diversión

Portuguese

  • cerâmica
  • porcelana

French

  • poterie
  • porcelaine
1650 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1596 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5003 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1481 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1875 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1565 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1650 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1763 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1526 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
738 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
662 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
499 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1985 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41705 Morohashi
546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6459 New Nelson (John Haig)
1966 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1498 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3652 2001 Kanji
2d8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-38-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9676 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
soil, earth, ground, Turkey
Kun:
つち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
307 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 土 【ド】 Saturday, earth, dirt, soil, land, lands, ground, earth (third of the five elements)
  • 土曜日 【ドヨウビ】 Saturday
  • 愛蘭 【アイルランド】 Ireland (country), Éire, Ireland (island)
  • 浄土 【ジョウド】 pure land (esp. the Western Pure Land paradise of Amitabha), (Buddhist) paradise, Pure Land Buddhism
  • 土 【ト】 Turkey
  • 時計 【トケイ】 clock, watch, timepiece
  • 混凝土 【コンクリート】 concrete
  • 率土 【ソット】 face of the earth

Kun reading compounds

  • 土 【つち】 earth, soil, dirt, clay, mud, the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens), the ground, the land, low-quality torinoko-gami (containing mud), (period of) refraining from construction in the direction of the god of the earth (in Onmyōdō)
  • 土埃 【つちぼこり】 dust, cloud of dust
  • 盛り土 【もりど】 embankment (for road, railway, etc.), raising the ground level, fill
  • 赤土 【あかつち】 red clay, tuff loam, dark-red paint

Readings

Japanese names:
つく、 は、 ひじ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu3
Korean:
to, du

Spanish

  • suelo
  • tierra
  • Turquía

Portuguese

  • solo
  • terra
  • chão
  • Turquia

French

  • sol
  • terre
  • terrain
  • Turquie
17 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
19 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
60 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
316 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1050 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
19 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
37 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
42 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
24 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
22 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
347 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4211 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2127 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2875 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
152 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4867 Morohashi
3403 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
966 New Nelson (John Haig)
150 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
161 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
360 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
22 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4010.0 Four corner code
1-37-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
571f Unicode hex code