Components

爽 means 'refreshing'

Animation / stroke order not available.
LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2112   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-40    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 5 words   Used in 11 words   Used in 187 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソウ
Kun
   さわやか refreshing
Kun    たがう   あきらか
A rare kanji exists combining four crossed swords,
A Joy o' Kanji essay is available for 爽 - click the badge to download
Learn to mention lactic acid bacteria in ads for alcohol as a way of making a drink sound refreshing! Of course, as many sample sentences and ads in this essay reflect, the Japanese also refer to sleep, cooling drinks, autumn weather, breezes, certain pills, shampoo, flowers, and (surprisingly) music as refreshing. Oh, and cigarettes, coffee, and (did I mention?) bacteria!
⿻   big  ⿰   divination   divination  
Explore these components visually on The Kanji Map ⇗
 umbrella  
LOG IN to view kanji mastery data
LOG IN to view your flashcards
In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 爽 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 爽 is used 10 times, read 2 ways.
Showing:
ソウ : 8 words FIND ALL
0
refreshing; exhilarating
(click the word for examples and links)
TEST
さわやか : 2 words FIND ALL
2
1. fresh; refreshing; invigorating  (often written with kana only)
2. clear (e.g. voice); fluent; eloquent  (often written with kana only)
(click the word for examples and links)
TEST
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2053  Key to Kanji:

Cascading kanji view

ソウ   さわやか refreshing   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
divination
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
crossed swords
crossed swords
ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
Problem with this kanji? Question or comment? Please CONTACT US.
Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
×