染 (dye) kanji
Dye
This kanji has 9 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 6.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:dye, color, paint, stain, print
On reading:セン
sen
Kun reading:そ-める、-ぞ-め、-ぞめ、そ-まる、し-みる、-じ-みる、し-み、-し-める
so-meru, -zo-me, -zome, so-maru, shi-miru, -ji-miru, shi-mi, -shi-meru

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放射能汚染
ほうしゃのうおせん
radioactive contamination (pollution)
青く染める
あおくそめる
dye ~ blue
悪に染まる
あくにそまる
be steeped in vice
身に染みる
みにしみる
sink deeply into one's mind, be bitterly ~ (cold, etc.)
染み
しみ
a stain, a blot, a smear, a smudge, a spot
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