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

  • 雨水 【アマミズ】 rain water, "rain water" solar term (approx. February 19)
  • 雨季 【ウキ】 rainy season
  • 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

8 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
droop, suspend, hang, slouch
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1720 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 垂直 【スイチョク】 vertical, perpendicular
  • 垂纓 【スイエイ】 hanging tail (of a traditional Japanese hat), drooping tail
  • 口蓋垂 【コウガイスイ】 uvula
  • 虫垂 【チュウスイ】 (vermiform) appendix

Kun reading compounds

  • 垂れる 【たれる】 to hang, to droop, to dangle, to sag, to lower, to pull down, to give (e.g. lesson, instruction, scolding) (to someone of lower status), to confer, to grant, to bestow, to drip, to ooze, to trickle, to drop, to leave behind (at death), to say, to utter, to excrete (urine, feces, etc.), to let out (a fart)
  • 垂らす 【たらす】 to dribble, to spill, to suspend, to hang down, to slouch, to dangle
  • 垂れ 【たれ】 sauce (esp. soy or mirin-based dipping sauce), hanging, something hanging (flap, lappet, etc.), (kendo) loin guard, kanji radical enclosing the top-left corner of a character, -ass, -head
  • 垂れ幕 【たれまく】 hanging banner, hanging screen, curtain
  • 垂んとす 【なりなんとす】 to close in on (30 years of age, etc.), to approach, to get close to
  • 垂んとする 【なんなんとする】 to close in on (30 years of age, etc.), to approach, to get close to

Readings

Japanese names:
たる、 だれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chui2
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • estar colgado
  • colgar
  • suspender

Portuguese

  • declínio
  • suspender
  • pendurar
  • negligente

French

  • pendre
  • suspendre
  • tomber
  • être avachi
  • goutter
918 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
907 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1716 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
211 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1214 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
761 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1070 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1322 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
350 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4382 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2219 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1596 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5012 Morohashi
3565 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
999 New Nelson (John Haig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1705 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
866 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
0a8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-1-7 SKIP code
2010.4 Four corner code
1-31-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5782 Unicode hex code