Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
feminine, female
Kun:
め-めすめん
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1951 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雌雄 【シユウ】 male and female (animals), the two sexes, victory and defeat, strengths and weaknesses
  • 雌黄 【シオウ】 orpiment, gamboge, falsification, alteration

Kun reading compounds

  • 雌 【めす】 female (animal, plant)
  • メス犬 【メスいぬ】 bitch, female dog
  • 雌 【めす】 female (animal, plant)
  • 雌鳥 【めんどり】 female bird, hen

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ci2, ci1
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • hembra
  • femenino

Portuguese

  • feminino
  • fêmea

French

  • femelle
1323 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1959 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2435 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1586 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1886 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1388 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1477 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1639 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1854 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1337 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
724 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41998X Morohashi
1055 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6506 New Nelson (John Haig)
563 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
605 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1741 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
8c6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
1-5-8 SKIP code
1-6-8 SKIP code
1-3-10 SKIP code
2011.4 Four corner code
1-27-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96cc Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
day, sun, Japan, counter for days
Kun:
-び-か
On:
ニチジツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
1 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 日 【ニチ】 Sunday, day (of the month), counter for days, Japan
  • 日曜日 【ニチヨウビ】 Sunday
  • 5日 【イツカ】 5th day of the month, five days
  • 20日 【ハツカ】 20th day of the month, 20 days
  • 日月 【ジツゲツ】 sun and moon, time, days and months, years, Sunday and Monday
  • 日外 【ジツガイ】 at one time, some time ago, once
  • 一日 【イチニチ】 one day, all day (long), the whole day, from morning till night, 1st day of the month
  • 1日 【ツイタチ】 1st day of the month, first 10 days of the lunar month

Kun reading compounds

  • 日 【ひ】 day, days, sun, sunshine, sunlight, (the) day, daytime, daylight, date, deadline, (past) days, time (e.g. of one's childhood), case (esp. unfortunate), event
  • 日付 【ひづけ】 date, dating
  • 在りし日 【ありしひ】 past days, bygone days, days of yore, the olden days, while still alive, during one's lifetime
  • あくる日 【あくるひ】 next day, following day

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あき、 いる、 く、 くさ、 こう、 す、 たち、 に、 にっ、 につ、 へ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ri4
Korean:
il

Spanish

  • día
  • solar
  • Japón
  • sol
  • rayo de sol

Portuguese

  • dia
  • sol
  • Japão

French

  • jour
  • soleil
  • Japon
  • compteur de jours
11 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
13 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
62 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
5 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
56 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
77 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
5 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
5 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
16 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
963 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3759 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1915 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
12 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13733 Morohashi
3027 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2410 New Nelson (John Haig)
12 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
12 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
33 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
4c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-1 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
6010.0 Four corner code
1-38-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65e5 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
turf, lawn
Kun:
しば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1052 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芝 【シバ】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【シバイ】 play, drama
  • 霊芝 【レイシ】 bracket fungus (Ganoderma lucidum), reishi mushroom

Kun reading compounds

  • 芝 【しば】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【しばい】 play, drama
  • 高麗芝 【こうらいしば】 Korean lawn grass
  • 道芝 【みちしば】 roadside grass, roadside weeds, guidance (sometimes esp. referring to guidance in love), guidepost, guide, Chinese fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides)

Readings

Japanese names:
こげ、 しは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • césped
  • hierba

Portuguese

  • gramado
  • relva

French

  • pelouse
  • gazon
1335 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
722 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
954 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1695 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
289 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
640 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2705 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30699P Morohashi
2180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1216 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1301 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1089 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1970 2001 Kanji
3k2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
4430.7 Four corner code
1-28-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
829d Unicode hex code