Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
Variants:
spirits, soul
Kun:
たま
On:
レイリョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1458 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 霊 【レイ】 soul, spirit, departed soul, ghost
  • 霊感 【レイカン】 inspiration, afflatus, ability to sense the supernatural (esp. ghosts, etc.)
  • 心霊 【シンレイ】 spirit (e.g. human spirit), soul, spirit, ghost, ethereal being
  • 英霊 【エイレイ】 spirits of war dead, person of great ability, soul of a talented person
  • 霊 【リョウ】 vengeful spirit, revengeful ghost
  • 霊異 【レイイ】 miracle, wonder, wondrous thing
  • 怨霊 【オンリョウ】 revengeful ghost, apparition
  • 新精霊 【アラショウリョウ】 spirit of someone on the first O-Bon after their death

Kun reading compounds

  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂送り 【たまおくり】 sending off the spirits of the dead

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ling2
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

  • espíritu
  • alma
  • dios

Portuguese

  • espíritos
  • alma
  • fantasmas

French

  • esprits
  • âmes
1923 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1361 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1299 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1891 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2390 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1168 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1225 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1688 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1867 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3480 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2442 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1808 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42309P Morohashi
2805 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6532 New Nelson (John Haig)
1791 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1930 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1815 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3174 2001 Kanji
8d7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
1010.2 Four corner code
1-46-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
970a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
spring, fountain
Kun:
いずみ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1086 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 泉水 【センスイ】 garden pond, miniature lake, fountain
  • 泉下 【センカ】 Hades, the hereafter
  • 源泉 【ゲンセン】 source (of a spring, etc.), source (of payment, energy, knowledge, etc.), origin, wellspring
  • 天然温泉 【テンネンオンセン】 natural hot spring

Kun reading compounds

  • 泉 【いずみ】 spring, fountain
  • 泉熱 【いずみねつ】 Izumi fever (resembles scarlet fever)
  • 知識の泉 【ちしきのいずみ】 source of knowledge

Readings

Japanese names:
いず、 ずい、 ずみ、 ぜい、 ぜん、 の
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
quan2
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • manantial
  • fuente

Portuguese

  • Fonte
  • nascente

French

  • source
  • fontaine
926 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
915 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
902 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3099 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
915 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
674 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
965 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1192 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1253 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
840 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1154 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3176 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1636 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2224 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
135 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17274 Morohashi
2567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3095 New Nelson (John Haig)
133 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
140 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
887 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
842 2001 Kanji
3a5.33 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2623.2 Four corner code
1-32-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cc9 Unicode hex code