Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
blue 青 (靑)
Parts:
blue, green
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
589 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 青果 【セイカ】 fruit(s) and vegetables, produce
  • 青雲 【セイウン】 blue sky, erudition, detachment from the world, high rank
  • 入れ墨 【イレズミ】 tattoo (esp. a traditional Japanese one), tattooing
  • 回青 【カイセイ】 Mohammedan blue (pigment used in porcelain painting)
  • 青面金剛 【ショウメンコンゴウ】 Blue-Faced Vajra
  • 青龍 【セイリョウ】 blue dragon (an auspicious creature in Chinese mythology), Azure Dragon (god said to rule over the eastern heavens)
  • 緑青 【ロクショウ】 verdigris, green rust, copper rust
  • 花緑青 【ハナロクショウ】 Paris green, emerald green

Kun reading compounds

  • 青 【あお】 blue, azure, green, green light (traffic), black (horse coat color), blue poetry ribbon card (in hanafuda), immature, unripe, young
  • 青梅 【あおうめ】 unripe plum
  • プロシア青 【プロシアあお】 Prussian blue
  • 深青 【ふかあお】 dark blue, deep blue, navy blue
  • 青い 【あおい】 blue, azure, green, pale, gray, grey, unripe, inexperienced
  • 青色 【あおいろ】 blue

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
qing1
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • azul
  • verde
  • pálido

Portuguese

  • verde
  • azul
  • imaturo
  • verde-claro

French

  • bleu
  • vert
36 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
52 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
43 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
390 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5076 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
331 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
273 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
700 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
208 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
208 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
47 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1871 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3084 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1573 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1548 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42564P Morohashi
2430 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6557 New Nelson (John Haig)
1534 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1654 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
393 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
74 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1446 2001 Kanji
4b4.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
5022.7 Four corner code
32-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9752 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, complexion, skin colour, skin color, look (on one's face), expression, appearance, air, feeling, personality, character, tone (of one's voice, etc.), tune, sound, ring, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, paramour, beauty, sexiness, physical appeal, kind, type, variety
  • 色合い 【いろあい】 colouring, coloring, shade (of colour), hue, tone, tinge, tint, flavour, nuance, feel, sense, look
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 橙色 【だいだいいろ】 orange (color, colour)

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Chinese:
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 光学 【コウガク】 optics
  • 光栄 【コウエイ】 honour, honor, glory, privilege
  • 脚光 【キャッコウ】 footlight, limelight
  • 発光 【ハッコウ】 emission (of light), radiation (of light), luminescence

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)
  • 柔らかな光 【やわらかなひかり】 soft light

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Chinese:
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code