Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
black
Parts:
Variants:
silence, become silent, stop speaking, leave as is
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1338 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 黙とう 【モクトウ】 silent prayer
  • 黙示 【モクシ】 (tacitly) implying, implication, revelation
  • 寡黙 【カモク】 untalkative, quiet, taciturn, reticent, uncommunicative
  • 温厚寡黙 【オンコウカモク】 gentle and reticent

Kun reading compounds

  • 黙る 【だまる】 to be silent, to say nothing

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo4
Korean:
mug

Spanish

  • silencio
  • callarse
  • dejar de hablar

Portuguese

  • silêncio
  • tornar-se silencioso
  • parar de falar
  • deixar como está

French

  • silence
  • se taire
  • laisser en l'état
1856 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1418 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2796 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1581 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1925 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2405 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1578 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1684 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
869 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1941 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3554 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2494 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
245 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
48063P Morohashi
2865 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7055 New Nelson (John Haig)
240 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
255 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1819 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3640 2001 Kanji
4d11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-4 SKIP code
6333.3 Four corner code
1-44-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ed9 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
show, indicate, point out, express, display
Kun:
しめ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
237 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 示談 【ジダン】 settlement out of court, private settlement
  • 示威 【ジイ】 demonstration, show of force
  • 内示 【ナイジ】 unofficial announcement
  • 開示 【カイジ】 release (e.g. information), disclosure (legal), show, indication, display
  • 示し 【シメシ】 lesson, discipline, example (e.g. set a bad example), revelation
  • 示唆 【シサ】 suggestion, hint, implication
  • 公示 【コウジ】 public announcement, official notice, edict
  • 内示 【ナイジ】 unofficial announcement

Kun reading compounds

  • 示す 【しめす】 to (take out and) show, to demonstrate, to tell, to exemplify, to make apparent, to point out (finger, clock hand, needle, etc.), to indicate, to show, to represent, to signify, to display
  • 示偏 【しめすへん】 kanji "show" radical at left (radical 113)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
si, gi

Spanish

  • mostrar
  • enseñar
  • indicar
  • revelar

Portuguese

  • espetáculo
  • indicar
  • apontar
  • expressar
  • mostrar

French

  • montrer
  • indiquer
  • signaler
  • exprimer
  • exposer
622 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
695 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
415 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3228 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
575 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
769 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
148 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
615 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
814 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1413 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2435 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1694 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1095 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24623 Morohashi
1936 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4060 New Nelson (John Haig)
1086 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1167 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
465 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
651 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3041 2001 Kanji
4e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
1090.1 Four corner code
1-28-08 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
793a Unicode hex code