Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食 【ショク】 eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 飽食 【ホウショク】 gluttony, satiation, engorgement
  • 会食 【カイショク】 dining together, mess
  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 斎食 【サイジキ】 morning meal (for priests, monks, etc.), food offering at a Buddhist ceremony

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistence
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back, to receive (e.g. a blow), to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食べるラー油 【たべるラーゆ】 chili oil mixed with chopped garlic, onions, etc.
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
1-31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
seal, closing
On:
フウホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1143 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 封 【フウ】 seal
  • 封鎖 【フウサ】 blockade, lockdown, sealing off (an area), freezing (funds)
  • 帯封 【オビフウ】 bill strap, currency strap, currency band, money band, wrapper band, newspaper band
  • 液封 【エキフウ】 liquid seal, liquid ring
  • 封建的 【ホウケンテキ】 feudal, feudalistic
  • 封建主義 【ホウケンシュギ】 feudalism
  • 移封 【イホウ】 forced relocation of a daimyo to a different domain by the Edo shogunate
  • 旧封 【キュウホウ】 former fief

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
feng1
Korean:
bong

Spanish

  • sello
  • feudo
  • prevenir
  • sellar
  • cerrar

Portuguese

  • carimbo
  • fechamento

French

  • sceller
  • fermeture
1762 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1039 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1349 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1124 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
477 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
885 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1463 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1558 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
372 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
504 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1639 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
158 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7426 Morohashi
1287 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1376 New Nelson (John Haig)
156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
168 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1246 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
3b6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
4410.0 Four corner code
1-41-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c01 Unicode hex code