Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
bone
Parts:
Variants:
marrow, pith, essence
On:
ズイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1652 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 髄 【ズイ】 medulla, marrow, pith
  • 髄膜炎 【ズイマクエン】 meningitis
  • 骨髄 【コツズイ】 bone marrow, medulla, true spirit, one's mind
  • 脊髄 【セキズイ】 spinal cord

Readings

Chinese:
sui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • médula
  • meollo

Portuguese

  • Tutano
  • medula
  • miolo

French

  • moelle
  • quintessence
1463 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1833 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5242 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1697 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1915 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2826 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1740 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1863 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1793 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1923 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2316 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1198 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1299 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45240P Morohashi
1842 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6791 New Nelson (John Haig)
1290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1385 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1926 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3646 2001 Kanji
4b14.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-9 SKIP code
1-10-8 SKIP code
7423.2 Four corner code
31-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ac4 Unicode hex code

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

Speed

Stroke order

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
  • 元サヤ 【もとサヤ】 getting back together, being reconciled, returning to normal
  • 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