Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
frost
Kun:
しも
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2151 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 霜害 【ソウガイ】 frost damage
  • 霜剣 【ソウケン】 cold sharp sword, blade of ice
  • 星霜 【セイソウ】 years, time
  • 幾星霜 【イクセイソウ】 many months and years

Kun reading compounds

  • 霜 【しも】 frost
  • 霜降り 【しもふり】 speckled with white, salt-and-pepper (pattern, fabric, etc.), marbling (of beef), (of fish, chicken, shellfish, etc.) blanching by exposure to boiling and then icy water, formation of frost
  • 朝霜 【あさしも】 morning frost
  • 露霜 【つゆじも】 frozen dew, frost and dew, years, time

Readings

Chinese:
shuang1
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • escarcha
  • blanco
  • tiempo

Portuguese

  • geada

French

  • gel
  • givre
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2-8-9 SKIP code
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