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:
turban, scarf
Parts:
curtain, bunting, act of play
Kun:
とばり
On:
マクバク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
835 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幕 【マク】 curtain, bunting, act (in play)
  • 幕開け 【マクアケ】 the rise of the curtain, opening (of play), beginning (e.g. of an era), opening (festival, event, etc.)
  • 入幕 【ニュウマク】 advancing to the first grade
  • 閉幕 【ヘイマク】 falling of the curtain, coming to an end
  • 幕末 【バクマツ】 closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate, end of Edo era
  • 幕府 【バクフ】 bakufu, shogunate
  • 帷幕 【イバク】 curtain, field staff headquarters, secret meeting place
  • 倒幕 【トウバク】 overthrow of the shogunate

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mag

Spanish

  • cortina
  • telón
  • acto de una obra
  • del gobierno shogun
  • final

Portuguese

  • cortina
  • pano p/ decoração
  • atuar em peças teatrais

French

  • rideaux
  • guirlande
  • acte (théâtre)
989 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
977 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
836 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4026 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1250 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1252 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1989 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1432 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1157 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
570 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2937 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1509 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2044 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
416 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9051X Morohashi
2335 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1578 New Nelson (John Haig)
409 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
437 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
967 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1944 2001 Kanji
3k10.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-10-3 SKIP code
2-7-6 SKIP code
4422.7 Four corner code
1-43-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e55 Unicode hex code