Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
rain
Kun:
あめあま--さめ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
950 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雨天 【ウテン】 rainy weather
  • 雨水 【アマミズ】 rain water, "rain water" solar term (approx. February 19)
  • 集中豪雨 【シュウチュウゴウウ】 local downpour, severe rain fall
  • 時雨 【シグレ】 rain shower in late autumn (fall) or early winter, seasonable rain

Kun reading compounds

  • 雨 【あめ】 rain, rainy day, rainy weather, the November suit (in hanafuda)
  • 雨降り 【あめふり】 rainfall, rainy weather, rainy, wet
  • 五月雨 【さみだれ】 early-summer rain
  • 黒い雨 【くろいあめ】 black rain, heavily polluted, radioactive rain sometimes following an atmospheric nuclear explosion (esp. that of Hiroshima)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • lluvia

Portuguese

  • chuva

French

  • pluie
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
3 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
655 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5042 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
114 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
97 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
759 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
30 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
30 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
232 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1858 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4378 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2983 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
429 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42210 Morohashi
3561 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6518 New Nelson (John Haig)
422 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
451 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
76 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
8d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-17-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e8 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
umbrella
Kun:
かさ
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1694 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 傘下 【サンカ】 affiliated with, under jurisdiction of, under the umbrella
  • 傘寿 【サンジュ】 80th birthday
  • 落下傘 【ラッカサン】 parachute
  • 開傘 【カイサン】 opening of a parachute

Kun reading compounds

  • 傘 【かさ】 umbrella, parasol, something shaped like an umbrella or a conical hat, shade (of a lamp), mushroom cap, pileus
  • 笠貝 【かさがい】 limpet (esp. species Cellana mazatlandica)
  • 核の傘 【かくのかさ】 nuclear umbrella
  • から傘 【からかさ】 paper umbrella, bamboo-and-oiled-paper umbrella

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san3
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • paraguas
  • parasol
  • toldo

Portuguese

  • guarda-chuva

French

  • parapluie
1310 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1856 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1064 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1702 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
790 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
804 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1655 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
53 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2640 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1829 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1035 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
966 Morohashi
2131 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
283 New Nelson (John Haig)
1026 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1103 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1505 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2855 2001 Kanji
2a10.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
8040.8 Four corner code
1-27-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5098 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
snake, serpent, hard drinker
Kun:
へび
On:
ジャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1721 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蛇 【ヘビ】 snake, serpent, large snake
  • 蛇口 【ジャグチ】 faucet, tap
  • 王蛇 【オウジャ】 boa
  • 長蛇 【チョウダ】 long snake, long line (of people, etc.)
  • 蛇行 【ダコウ】 meandering, snaking, zigzagging
  • 蛇蠍 【ダカツ】 serpent (snake) and scorpion, detestation
  • 委蛇 【イイ】 winding, meandering
  • 游蛇 【ユウダ】 water snake
  • 委蛇 【イイ】 winding, meandering

Kun reading compounds

  • 蛇 【へび】 snake, serpent, large snake
  • 蛇穴に入る 【へびあなにいる】 snake hibernation
  • 裸蛇 【はだかへび】 caecilian (any burrowing legless amphibian of the order Gymnophiona)
  • 錦蛇 【にしきへび】 python, rock snake

Readings

Japanese names:
あぶ、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she2, yi2
Korean:
sa, i

Spanish

  • serpiente

Portuguese

  • cobra
  • serpente
  • bebedor duro

French

  • serpent
  • gros buveur
1341 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1916 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4130 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1716 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1387 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1875 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2040 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1861 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1608 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1701 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
525 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32964 Morohashi
1343 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5303 New Nelson (John Haig)
519 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
558 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1483 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1656 2001 Kanji
6d5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
5311.2 Four corner code
1-28-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
86c7 Unicode hex code