Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
black
Parts:
black
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
573 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 黒煙 【コクエン】 black smoke
  • 黒衣 【コクイ】 black clothes
  • 大黒 【ダイコク】 god of wealth, monk's wife
  • 二黒 【ジコク】 second of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Saturn and southwest)

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒 【くろ】 black, black go stone, guilt, guilty person
  • 黒い 【くろい】 black, dark, blackish, sun-tanned (skin), suspicious, criminal, illicit, darkened and dirty, sooty, covered in dirt, evil, wicked, black-hearted, inauspicious, ill-boding, unlucky
  • 黒ずむ 【くろずむ】 to blacken, to darken
  • 黒い 【くろい】 black, dark, blackish, sun-tanned (skin), suspicious, criminal, illicit, darkened and dirty, sooty, covered in dirt, evil, wicked, black-hearted, inauspicious, ill-boding, unlucky
  • 黒色 【くろいろ】 black (colour, color)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hei1
Korean:
heug

Spanish

  • negro
  • maldad

Portuguese

  • preto

French

  • noir
80 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
137 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
124 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
317 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5403 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
286 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
284 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1486 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
206 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
206 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1940 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3406 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2388 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
176 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
48040 Morohashi
2740 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7052 New Nelson (John Haig)
174 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
186 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
204 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3640 2001 Kanji
4d7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
6033.1 Four corner code
1-25-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ed2 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
paint, plaster, daub, smear, coating
Kun:
ぬ.るぬ.りまみ.れる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1414 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塗料 【トリョウ】 paints, painting material
  • 塗装 【トソウ】 coating, painting
  • 道途 【ドウト】 road
  • 糊塗 【コト】 patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over

Kun reading compounds

  • 塗る 【ぬる】 to paint, to plaster, to lacquer, to varnish, to spread, to smear, to put up (wallpaper)
  • 塗り 【ぬり】 coating (esp. lacquering)
  • 塗り替える 【ぬりかえる】 to repaint, to paint again, to break (a record), to rewrite, to remake
  • 春慶塗 【しゅんけいぬり】 Shunkei lacquerware, lacquerware created using transparent lacquer on yellow or red-stained wood, allowing the natural wood grain to be seen
  • 中塗り 【なかぬり】 intermediate coat of paint or lacquer, second coat
  • 塗れる 【まみれる】 to be smeared, to be covered

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu2
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • pintar
  • embadurnar
  • untar
  • laquear
  • recubrir

Portuguese

  • pintura
  • gesso
  • emplastar
  • untar
  • cobertura

French

  • peinture
  • peindre
  • tartiner
  • barbouiller
  • enduire
  • recouvrir
1637 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1333 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1124 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1759 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
438 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2038 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1073 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1121 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1694 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
360 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3523 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1818 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2473 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1679 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5338 Morohashi
2841 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1074 New Nelson (John Haig)
1663 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1792 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1615 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
372 2001 Kanji
3b10.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-3 SKIP code
4416.3 Four corner code
3810.4 Four corner code
1-37-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5857 Unicode hex code