Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
leather, rawhide
Parts:
sheath, case, margin, difference, shells (of beans)
Kun:
さや
On:
ショウソウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names

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On reading compounds

  • 鞘翅類 【ショウシルイ】 coleopterans, beetles
  • 髄鞘 【ズイショウ】 myelin sheath (around the axon of a neuron)
  • 幼芽鞘 【ヨウガショウ】 coleoptile, acrospire

Kun reading compounds

  • 鞘 【さや】 scabbard, sheath, cap (on pen, brush, etc.), case, sleeve, margin (between two prices), spread, markup, commission, enclosure, outer fence
  • 鞘当て 【さやあて】 rivalry for the heart of a woman, quarrel over something trivial
  • 元鞘 【もとさや】 returning to normal after all is said and done
  • 弓は袋に太刀は鞘 【ゆみはふくろにたちはさや】 the world is at peace, bows in bags and swords in sheaths

Readings

Chinese:
qiao4, shao1
Korean:
cho

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5099 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2542 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2259 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1598 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
42850X Morohashi
6587 New Nelson (John Haig)
2784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4b12.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-7 SKIP code
4952.7 Four corner code
30-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9798 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
flavor, taste
Kun:
あじあじ.わう
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
442 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 味 【ミ】 (sense of) taste, counter for food, drink, medicine, etc.
  • 味覚 【ミカク】 taste, palate, sense of taste
  • 厚み 【アツミ】 thickness, profundity, depth
  • 加味 【カミ】 seasoning, flavoring, flavouring, addition, inclusion, taking into account

Kun reading compounds

  • 味 【あじ】 flavor, flavour, taste, charm, style, experience, smart, clever, witty, strange
  • 味付け 【あじつけ】 seasoning, flavour, flavor
  • 切れ味 【きれあじ】 sharpness, cutting ability, quickness (of wit), incisiveness, technical proficiency, skill, peppiness (of a ball)
  • 下味 【したあじ】 seasoning of food
  • 味わう 【あじわう】 to taste, to savor, to savour, to relish, to appreciate, to enjoy, to relish, to digest, to experience, to go through, to taste (e.g. victory), to know (e.g. pain)

Readings

Chinese:
wei4
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • sabor
  • gusto
  • experiencia

Portuguese

  • sabor
  • gosto

French

  • goût
  • saveur
516 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
415 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
393 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
295 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
913 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
339 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
137 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
572 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
307 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
307 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
311 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
302 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3456 Morohashi
274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
766 New Nelson (John Haig)
219 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
233 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
169 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
315 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3764 2001 Kanji
3d5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6509.0 Four corner code
44-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5473 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
mud, mire, adhere to, be attached to
Kun:
どろなず.む
On:
デイナイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1589 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 泥沼 【ドロヌマ】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥水 【ドロミズ】 muddy water, red-light district
  • 汚泥 【オデイ】 sludge, slime, dregs, mire, hopeless situation, hell, despair
  • 鉱泥 【コウデイ】 fango, mud, herb and wax mix used for therapy
  • 泥沼 【ドロヌマ】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥水 【ドロミズ】 muddy water, red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 泥 【どろ】 mud, slush, (wet) dirt, mire, thief
  • 泥沼 【どろぬま】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥々 【どろどろ】 thick, viscous, mushy, pulpy, slushy, syrupy, sticky, muddy, dirty (with oil, grease, etc.), to be in an ugly state (of emotions, relations, etc.), to be murky, to be sordid
  • 警泥 【けいどろ】 cops and robbers (hide-and-seek game)
  • 泥む 【なずむ】 to cling to, to stick to, to be wedded to

Readings

Japanese names:
ひじ
Chinese:
ni2, ni4
Korean:
ni

Spanish

  • barro
  • fango
  • cieno
  • estar preocupado por

Portuguese

  • lama
  • lodo
  • aderir
  • ser anexado

French

  • boue
  • fange
  • tenir à
  • voleur
1623 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1480 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2533 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1840 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
679 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
594 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1621 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1729 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1493 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
288 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1064 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17311 Morohashi
326 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3105 New Nelson (John Haig)
1055 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1202 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3711.2 Four corner code
37-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce5 Unicode hex code