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Kanji Information Sheet for 染 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 木 (き) – tree
Henshall Mnemonic: soak nine shrubs in water to make dye
Levels: JLPT N1 | JLPT 1 (old) | Grade 6
Frequency: #837 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N3 Words
- 汚染 [おせん]
(n) pollution; contamination [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N2 Words
JLPT N1 Words
- 感染 [かんせん]
(n,vs) infection; contagion [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 染まる [そまる]
(v5r) to dye [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 染みる [しみる]
(v1) (1) to pierce; to permeate; (2) to be infected (with vice); to be steeped (with prejudice) [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 染める [そめる]
(v1) to dye; to colour [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 感染症 [かんせんしょう]
(n) infectious disease; infection [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 染み [しみ]
(n) stain; spot [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 染め [そめ]
(n) dyeing; printing [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 染色 [せんしょく]
(n,vs) staining; stain; dyeing [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 染色体 [せんしょくたい]
(n) chromosome [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 伝染病 [でんせんびょう]
(n) infectious disease; contagious disease; epidemic [K] [D] [Jisho]