Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
zero, spill, overflow, nothing, cipher
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1217 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 零 【レイ】 zero, nought
  • 零細 【レイサイ】 insignificant, trifling, paltry, cottage (industry), tiny (company)
  • 冪零 【ベキレイ】 nilpotent
  • 非零 【ヒレイ】 non-zero

Kun reading compounds

  • 零 【れい】 zero, nought
  • 零因子 【ぜろいんし】 zero divisor, null factor, nil factor
  • 零す 【こぼす】 to spill, to drop, to shed (tears), to grumble, to complain, to let one's feelings show
  • 零れる 【こぼれる】 to spill, to fall out of, to overflow, to peek through, to become visible (although normally not), to escape (of a smile, tear, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
ling2
Korean:
ryeong, ryeon

Spanish

  • cero
  • nada
  • pequeño
  • derramar
  • desbordar
  • estropearse
  • hacerse ruinas

Portuguese

  • zero
  • entornar
  • inundação
  • nada
  • cifra

French

  • zéro
  • se répandre
  • déborder
  • rien
  • code
1922 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1206 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5048 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
998 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1823 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1972 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1864 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3467 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1786 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2433 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1414 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42242 Morohashi
2792 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6524 New Nelson (John Haig)
1402 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1504 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1686 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3144 2001 Kanji
8d5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-5 SKIP code
2-11-2 SKIP code
1030.7 Four corner code
46-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96f6 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
Variants:
failure, defeat, reversal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
516 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 敗 【ハイ】 loss, defeat, counter for losses
  • 敗因 【ハイイン】 cause of defeat
  • 惜敗 【セキハイ】 regrettable defeat, defeat by a narrow margin
  • 零敗 【レイハイ】 going undefeated, losing without scoring a point, whitewash, being shut out

Kun reading compounds

  • 敗れる 【やぶれる】 to be defeated, to be beaten, to be unsuccessful, to lose

Readings

Chinese:
bai4
Korean:
pae

Spanish

  • fallo
  • derrota
  • fracaso
  • ser derrotado
  • ser vencido
  • fracasar

Portuguese

  • falha
  • derrota
  • mudança na sorte

French

  • défaut
  • défaite
  • revers
693 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
562 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
562 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4494 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
670 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
589 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
511 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
520 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
718 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
941 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1868 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1342 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
337 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13227 Morohashi
1476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2343 New Nelson (John Haig)
331 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
353 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
420 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
575 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3966 2001 Kanji
7b4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
6884.0 Four corner code
39-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6557 Unicode hex code